Red Table Talk: Jada Pinkett Smith Confirms She Had a Romantic Relationship With August Alsina

RELATED STORIES On Red Table Talk Friday, Jada Pinkett Smith broke her silence, confirming rumors of a romantic relationship between herself and singer August Alsina. At the top of the episode, which also featured the actress/host’s husband Will Smith (embedded below), Pinkett Smith confirmed she got into “a different kind of entanglement” with Alsina. Smith […]

The Mandalorian Set for Early Return, Disney+ Marvel Slate Starts in August

The Mandalorian will resume his mission earlier than perhaps expected. Whereas Season 1 of Disney+’s flagship program — and TV’s first live-action Star Wars series — debuted in mid-November, Season 2 will hit your screens less than a year after that, in October, Disney CEO Bob Iger shared during a Tuesday call with industry analysts. […]

The Dark Crystal: Netflix’s Prequel Series Gets August Premiere Date

RELATED STORIES Netflix has scheduled a summer trip to the world of Thra: The streamer’s prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance will drop on Friday, Aug. 30. Based on Jim Henson’s 1982 film The Dark Crystal, Netflix’s 10-episode series will take place many years before the events of the movie. In Age of […]

Amazon reportedly visited Chicago in August, and it could mean everything we think we know about its HQ2 decision so far is dead wrong (AMZN)

Related Midwest Amazon reportedly made a second visit to HQ2 contender Chicago in August, as it prepares to announce its decision on where to place its second headquarters by the end of the year.  According to The Chicago Tribune, Amazon representatives visited The 78, a development slated for the city’s South Loop neighborhood. Amazon did […]

August 2018’s top 10 Minecraft Marketplace creations: Graduation day

The Minecraft Marketplace kept some of its momentum from launching on Switch and its first Summer Sale. The unified version of Minecraft served up 373,361 downloads across Windows 10, mobile, Xbox, and Switch. While that’s nowhere near the 669,795 downloads from July, it’s still a big number for a month without a massive sale. August wa…Read […]

Steam August VR hardware survey: Oculus Rift makes its biggest leap over HTC Vive

August’s Steam hardware survey results are now in, and the Oculus Rift takes its biggest leap over the HTC Vive yet. Last month’s survey showed less than a 2 percent difference in the use of the two leading PC VR headsets on Valve’s gaming platform, but that gap grew to just under 4 percent in August. Vive […]

Sir James Mirrlees, a Nobel-prizewinning economist, died on August 29th

The optimal economist WHEN James Mirrlees got the call to say he had won the Nobel prize for economics in 1996, he assumed that a friend was pulling a prank. “Jim politely suggested that it didn’t sound very likely and he’d need some proof,” his wife later recalled. Friends and colleagues say it paints a […]

U.S. Auto Sales: SUVs and Trucks Ruled the Roost in August

For marques flush with crossovers, SUVs, and trucks, August held some pleasant news. Any company whose portfolio is devoid of product (or filled with aging machinery) in those segments found their balance sheet wanting. Evidence of this? SUV-anemic brands such as Genesis are falling off the proverbial cliff while Subaru is outselling the likes of […]