‘Whitewashed’ Nailed It! Thumbnail Quickly Removed by Netflix After Co-Host Nicole Byer Protests

What is the opposite of “Nailed it“? Netflix on Tuesday evening promptly removed one of the thumbnails it has in rotation for the reality competition Nailed It!, after the questionable composition was brought to the attention of co-host Nicole Byer. Said thumbnail (shown at right, in a since-deleted tweet grabbed by E! News) featured assistant […]

Kristen Bell read President Donald Trump’s tweets using her ‘Gossip Girl’ voice — and she nailed it

NBC Kristen Bell appeared on NBC’s “Late Night With Seth Meyers” on Wednesday and was asked to read three of President Donald Trump’s tweets using her “classic Gossip Girl send-off.” Bell narrated the titular character on the hit teen drama.  “We feel as though a lot of Donald Trump’s tweets feel very gossipy,” Meyers explained. […]

Carrie Underwood nailed her first performance since an accident left her with 40 stitches in her face and a broken wrist

Ethan Miller/Getty Images Carrie Underwood has made her first public appearance since falling down the steps at her home in November. The singer performed her newest single “Cry Pretty” at the Academy of Country Music Awards Sunday night. She came out with tears painted on her face and dominated the performance. She broke her wrist […]

Nate Silver’s model has nailed 80% of the NFL playoff games, and now it has made its Super Bowl projection

Jim Rogash/Getty Images Nate Silver’s NFL projection model is giving the New England Patriots a 58% chance to win the Super Bowl. The 58% translates to the Patriots being a 2.5-point favorite. The Patriots are a 4.5-point favorite in most Las Vegas sportsbooks. The New England Patriots are the betting favorite to beat the Philadelphia […]

The computer model that nailed the NFL’s regular season is still on fire in the playoffs

After a slow start to the season, Cortana stormed back and was on fire the final ten weeks. Cortana correctly picked 68% of the games overall and 75% of the games over the final ten weeks. Cortana also went 3-1 during the Wild Card round. Elo also had a strong showing during the regular season, […]

An investing legend who’s nailed the bull market at every turn shares the hidden secret of future stock gains

Bloomberg TV It’s conventional stock market wisdom that when investors run out of fresh cash to deploy, the end of a rally is near. Luckily, we’re nowhere near that extreme scenario. As Goldman Sachs pointed out in a recent research note, the current cash position of 3.2% for mutual funds is “normal,” showing that “skepticism […]

An investing legend who’s nailed the bull market at every turn says betting on the VIX is a ‘quick way to lose money’

CNBC Betting against stock market volatility is one of the hottest trades in the market. It’s also one of the most controversial, with many pundits viewing it as increasingly vulnerable to a market blowup. Legendary investor Laszlo Birinyi — who has nailed the eight-year bull market at every turn — is staying out of the fray […]

American Gods may have finally nailed the modern-fantasy formula on TV

AUSTIN, Texas—TV pilots ain’t what they used to be, as the Netflix model takes much of the weight off a first episode’s shoulders. Series can take their time revealing characters, unfolding plots, or even having much plot take place in a single episode. Weirdly, the first hour-long episode of Starz’ new American Gods series feels like a relic […]