Chuck Lorre’s United States of Al Draws Fire for Portrayal of Afghan Character

RELATED STORIES A new CBS sitcom from uber-producer Chuck Lorre is sparking controversy online well before it even hits air. The Big Bang Theory producer’s midseason comedy United States of Al has raised red flags for its casting of a non-Afghan actor in the titular role of Al, and for the character’s general depiction. The […]

United States of Al Trailer: First Look at Chuck Lorre’s Military Vet Comedy

RELATED STORIES Does sitcom giant Chuck Lorre have another hit on his hands? CBS aired the first trailer for United States of Al during Thursday’s Young Sheldon. Hailing from Big Bang Theory vets David Goetsch and Maria Ferrari, the new comedy focuses on the friendship between Riley (Enlisted‘s Parker Young), “a Marine combat veteran struggling to […]

The United States vs Billie Holiday Director Lee Daniels on Jazz Icon: ‘Her Imperfection Is What Made Her Perfect’

RELATED STORIES Billie Holiday didn’t particularly enjoy singing “Strange Fruit,” a chilling anti-lynching anthem that compared Black bodies to fruit hanging from a tree, but she knew it was too important to not be performed. The song, which earned the sympathy of her Black and white patrons, made her a threat to the FBI and […]

United We Fall Cancelled at ABC

The axe has fallen on United We Fall: ABC has cancelled the family sitcom after one season, our sister site Variety reports. Will Sasso (Mom, Less Than Perfect) and Christina Vidal Mitchell (Training Day, Code Black) starred as husband and wife Bill and Jo, whose lives are turned upside down when Bill’s mother Sandy, played […]

Star Wars 9 leaks: Scene shows THESE characters united in Millennium Falcon amid climax

The movie – still officially untitled – is released this December, and new details are finally expected to emerge at Star Wars Celebration next week. But ahead of that, a blink-and-you-miss-it sneak peek was seemingly shown to attendees of CinemaCon. And the good news is that many of our favourites will be back in one […]

United Passengers Stranded for More Than 14 Hours on Plane at Frigid Canadian Airfield

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Booking Select Star Alliance Reward Travel Through United Currently Unavailable

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Jose Mourinho gagged by Manchester United… but fans can watch him live on TV this week

Manchester United sacked Mourinho in id-December after a disastrous start to the season. The Portuguese manager he’s kept a low profile since his exit from Old Trafford. He won the Europa League and League Cup during his two-and-a-half years at United. Mourinho was interviewed on the street in London the day after he was sacked. […]

United has issued a last-minute deal for its Explorer Card — sign up by January 8 to collect up to 65,000 bonus miles

The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you’ll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network. United Airlines There’s only a little bit of time left to get the highest-ever public sign-up bonus on the main United Airlines credit card. The United Explorer Card offers up to 65,000 miles for new applicants: […]

United Airlines put out a cookbook for anyone who wants to eat airplane food at home

Shutterstock / verzellenberg United Airlines put out a cookbook that contains more than 40 recipes created by the airline’s own executive chefs. The United “Polaris Cookbook” is currently for sale for $ 29.99 and is available at the online United Airlines shop. United Airlines is hoping to change the perception of airplane food forever with its new offering, […]