Complaint About Bill Murray Caused Projector to Stop Filming

Actor Bill Murray’s “inappropriate behavior” complaint has caused Searchlight Pictures to suspend production of “Being Mortal,” a film written and directed by Aziz Ansari, according to a person working on Production. Searchlight sent a letter to the cast and crew on Wednesday stating that the suspension was due to a complaint, but gave a few …

Bill T. Jones and Eiko Otake: Contrasts Guided by ‘Too Much Ness’

Eiko Otake and Bill T. Jones are two famous dance artists with different styles, temperaments and cultural backgrounds. What they have in common is their willingness to take on the heavyweight issues—their hunger indeed. Otake illuminates the environmental damage caused by nuclear accidents. Jones is closely linked to the fight against racism. Both artists turned …

Singer Bill Fries, best known for the 1970s Trucking Ballad ‘Convoy’, dies

Deep-voiced country singer Bill Fries, known as CW McCall, who turned an ad campaign for an Iowa bread company into the outlaw trucker anthem “Convoy,” which hit #1 on the charts in 1976 and inspired a Sam Peckinpah movie. died Friday at his home in Ouray, Colo. He was 93 years old. His death was …

Congress Passes Bill to Limit Cost of Insulin to $35 a Month

The pharmaceutical industry has opposed drug price adjustments in social spending and climate legislation, but hasn’t been vocally opposed to the insulin bill. While the bill lowers costs for many individual patients who take insulin, it does nothing to lower the prices paid to companies that do. Instead, insurance companies would only pay a larger …

Supreme Court Won’t Review Bill Cosby’s Overturning Order

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Pennsylvania prosecutors’ offer to reinstate Bill Cosby’s conviction for sexual assault. Inside an order The court, released on Monday, said it refused to hear the case filed by prosecutors last November. Prosecutors charged Mr Cosby with sexual assault in connection with his encounter with Andrea Constand at his home …

Parliament Passes Bill Adding Billions to Research to Compete With China

WASHINGTON — The House on Friday passed a law that would pour nearly $300 billion into scientific research and development and support domestic production, sparking a dispute with the Senate on how best to invest in scientific innovation to strengthen American competitiveness and counter China. The 222-210 vote on the 2,900-page bill that sprung up …

Bill Fitch, who led Celtics to ’81 Championship, dies at 89

Bill Fitch, whose professional coaching career spanned 25 seasons led the Boston Celtics to the 1981 league championship and famed for rekindling the fortunes of dismal NBA teams, died Wednesday in Lake Conroe, Texas, north of Houston. He was 89 years old. Indiana Pacers head coach and NBA Coaches Association president Rick Carlisle said he …

Kamau Bell: Bill Cosby Is The Key To Understanding America

Bell said in a recent interview that while W. Kamau Bell was growing up, Bill Cosby was “the wallpaper of Black America” and an inspiration. Bell’s new documentary “We Need to Talk About Cosby” examines the star’s long career and cultural influence, as well as the sexual assault charges that resulted in her being convicted …

Bill Nye Speaks How We Talk About Climate Change

“Words are always watered down,” he said, pointing to the controversy. COP26, United Nations climate conference. He said that changing the language of climate change could be harmful. For example, the use of the phrase “coal decommissioning” rather than “coal decommissioning” dilutes the meaning and intensity of the conversation about coal’s impact on the environment. …