‘The house saw me as a better physical competitor’: Big Brother’s Faysal Shafaat reacts to his elimination

This season, Faysal Shafaat and Haleigh Broucher formed the season’s strongest Big Brother showmance — but clearly not the show’s strongest alliance. Week after week, the 26-year-old Orlando-based substitute teacher and 21-year-old Texas college student found themselves sinking deeper and deeper in the game, as they lost control of the power and numbers to the […]

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‘That isn’t for me’: William Shatner says he’s done with ‘Star Trek’

At 87, William Shatner’s career is still going boldly where few have gone before. This Friday and Saturday, the Canadian TV icon will be meeting fans in Toronto for Fan Expo. He also has a touring show, he’s guest starring on various television shows, he’s got two albums on the go (a country music one […]

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Emma Stenning named Soulpepper executive director

TORONTO — This isn’t the first time incoming Soulpepper Theatre Company executive director Emma Stenning has faced the fallout of a sexual-misconduct scandal that rocked the arts world. The U.K.-based theatre veteran, whose hiring was announced Thursday, comes to Toronto by way of the Bristol Old Vic, where she has served as the company’s chief […]

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‘We were a little unlucky’: The Amazing Race Canada’s Mellisa and Nancy feel the blues in Mexico City

It was another photo finish on The Amazing Race Canada this week as Mellisa Hollingsworth and Nancy Csabay were narrowly eliminated by first responders Adam and Courtney as the series headed to Mexico City. “It was so close,” Mellisa says with a laugh. “Right up to the end, there was no way to script that. […]

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NBC cuts to men kissing in dolphin masks…after announcing John McCain’s death

Sen. John McCain’s family had announced Friday that he was no longer seeking treatment for his brain cancer. Then, just a day later, word of his death ignited a flurry of alerts, as media outlets tried to deliver the jarring news that the statesman had passed. For people who first heard the news while watching […]

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Paint could be killed off after three decades

Microsoft has reported plans to murder off its long-pursuing Paint drawing instrument over 30 years being used. The fundamental drawing instrument has been a piece of the tech goliath’s Windows programming since 1985, yet has now been added to a rundown of projects Microsoft is never again effectively creating and could be evacuated in future […]

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