Why does Hollywood hate Silicon Valley?

Why does Hollywood hate Silicon Valley?

Has the streaming peaked? Netflix stock fell 37% last week after the company lost subscribers, and CNN + was dead on arrival. Are viewers finally outrageous? Maybe it’s shows and content. It’s hard to find a movie, series, or newscast that does not push a social or political agenda, from “Bridgerton” to “Squid Game” and … Read more

Is Gucci too trendy? – WSJ

Is Gucci too trendy?  – WSJ

Europe’s luxury brands have shrugged off the pandemic and inflation, but the vagaries of fashion still have the power to break them. Shares in Gucci’s owner, Kering, KER -4.32% fell about 5% on Friday in response to quarterly results published the night before. Sales grew 21% in the three months to March compared to a … Read more

Piers Morgan nominated for On-Air Revival with Trump interview

Piers Morgan nominated for On-Air Revival with Trump interview

LONDON – News personality Piers Morgan returns to television screens on Monday with a new show whose debut episode features an interview with former President Donald Trump. The British journalist and television station’s program, “Piers Morgan: Uncensored,” is to be broadcast on Fox Corp.’s Fox Nation streaming services and News Corp‘s NWS -2.76% new UK … Read more

Can Netflix become a multi-trick pony to flourish?

Can Netflix become a multi-trick pony to flourish?

Photo: Andre M. Chang / Zuma Press Netflix named many culprits for its miserable first quarter: a war in Ukraine, the world’s recovery after Covid is home, competition from new streamers, password sharing – almost a third of Netflix viewers apparently steal the service. At the same time, paying customers seem to be disappearing at … Read more

How Shapewear – like Spanx and Skims – went from underwear to high fashion

How Shapewear – like Spanx and Skims – went from underwear to high fashion

“IT’s unfortunate that nature has a bad sense of humor, ”said Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Rey for Women’s Wear Daily in 2007. The star of the reality show “Dr. 90210 “continued:” Even the thinnest women have love handles. “His then new brand, Dr. Rey’s Shapewear, was devised to” help “women achieve the kind … Read more

Chick-fil-A’s crazy long driveways make Santa Barbara residents honk

Chick-fil-A’s crazy long driveways make Santa Barbara residents honk

SANTA BARBARA, California – Business has boomed for Chick-fil-A franchisee Travis Collins during the pandemic, thanks to the growing appetite for chicken sandwiches from his drive-through window. Now he is working on controlling the queues of cars running out onto the surrounding streets. The city council of this affluent coastal town has proposed declaring his … Read more

6 Fall Getaways for Art Lovers, According to Art World Insiders

6 Fall Getaways for Art Lovers, According to Art World Insiders

FOR JOY art lovers around the country, this fall promises to be much livelier than last year, with dozens more museums fully open and long-delayed exhibitions finally unfolding. But as coronavirus cases tick up again and restrictions intensify in some cities, elbow appeals its way through a crowded gallery at one of the country’s largest … Read more

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft Headline busy earnings week

Apple, Amazon, Microsoft Headline busy earnings week

Overall, about a third of the S&P 500 and nearly half of the Dow Jones Industrial Average are expected to deliver their quarterly updates during the week starting Monday, according to FactSet. Facebook parent metaplatforms Inc., FB -2.11% Google Owner Alphabet Inc. GOOG -4.26% and Twitter Inc. have earnings on tap next week. Industrial conglomerates … Read more