EXCLUSIVE : Deadliest Catch and Ice Road Truckers creator Thom Beers is planting his latest seed in TV ground with a reality series about CBD. Beers is producing Kings of Kush for Vice TV . The series, which launches on the cable network on March 2, follows Anthony “Sully” Sullivan, a celebrity TV pitchman best known as the OxiClean guy, as he launches a new hemp farming venture. Sully took a departure from his 30-year career in selling products on TV when his daughter was born with a rare genetic disorder and needed an alternative to prescription medication. After witnessing the benefits of CBD, he started a 116-acre organic hemp farm and enlisted his friend and TV adventure racer Dave Christian to help, although neither of them knew anything about farming. Related Story Vice Unveils Feature Docs For Suroosh Alvi-Curated Online Site, Kicks Off With 'The Toxic Pigs of Fukushima' Despite this, they built Montkush Farms in Vermont and let Beers, who … [Read more...] about Thom Beers Plants CBD Reality Series ‘Kings Of Kush’ At Vice TV
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Hank Azaria says he’s “willing and happy” to step aside as the voice of Apu on The Simpsons , or to help transition the character into “something new,” calling it “the right thing to do, to me.” Appearing on Stephen Colbert ’s Late Show , Azaria threw out the possibility of killing off Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, one of 20-30 regular characters he says he’s voiced on the long-running animated Fox series. He’d like to see an Indian-American writer added to the show, “genuinely informing whatever new direction this character make take, including how it is voice – or not voiced,” he said. Comedian Hari Kondabolu , whose truTV documentary The Problem with Apu trigged a lot of talk on the topic when it debuted last November, tweeted thanks to Azaria, then re-tweeted thanks of others: Related Story 'The Simpsons' Creator Matt Groening Says He "Didn't Have A Problem" With White Actors Voicing Non-White Characters Thank you, @HankAzaria . I appreciate … [Read more...] about Hank Azaria Says He’s OK Scrapping ‘The Simpsons’ Apu; Critics Tweet Thanks
South by Southwest (aka SXSW ) has revealed its final round for its already robust lineup of keynotes and featured sessions. The online iteration of the SXSW conference and festival is set to take place March 16-20. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg , host New York Times podcast Together Apart Priya Parker, and Interior Chinatown author Charles Yu join the Keynote lineup that includes previously-announced sessions from political leader and game-changer Stacey Abrams as well as music icon Willie Nelson. “The three Keynote Speakers we’re announcing today are a perfect complement to our Conference lineup for SXSW Online 2021,” said Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer. “Charles Yu’s amazing novel Interior Chinatown brings a completely unique perspective to the immigrant experience in the United States. Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg will emphasize SXSW’s continued focus on how technological innovations are transforming mobility. And no one … [Read more...] about SXSW Adds Pete Buttigieg As Keynote; Ava DuVernay, George W. Bush And More Set For Featured Sessions
Ever since actress Sara Ali Khan started interacting with media after foraying into Bollywood, she has always maintained that she is a Mommy's girl. Sara, who's the daughter of Amrita Singh and Saif Ali Khan, said that her goal in life is to make her mother happy and proud of her. In her recent tete-a-tete with Elle magazine, Sara said, "I live with my mother, and she's my whole world. She's my go-to for everything. Just last night, I had to go to a friend's place and she wasn't at home so I FaceTimed her to figure out what to wear (laughs)! My goal is to make sure my mother is proud of me, happy and secure. She's given up her life for my brother and me, and my genuine purpose in life is to be able to do one-tenth of that for her." In the same interview, Sara also revealed what she learnt from last year which was surrounded by chaos, and everything came to a halt. Sara asserted that last year changed her a lot, as she has always been someone who is active … [Read more...] about Sara Ali Khan Says Mother Amrita Singh Has Given Up Her Life For Her & Brother Ibrahim Ali Khan
Colors' popular stunt-based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi 10, hosted by Rohit Shetty, is being shot in Bulgaria. Recently, we had revealed that Balraj Sayal was eliminated from the show in the third week. Now, we get to hear about another elimination has taken place, and this time, two contestants were eliminated. As per a Spotboye report, Amruta Khanvilkar and RJ Malishka have been evicted from the stunt-based reality show. It is also being said that Balraj, who was eliminated, will return as a wild card entrant. Recently, there were reports that Suvreen Guggal actress Smirit Kalra, who is a close friend of contestant Shivin Narang, might enter the show. But the actress had not confirmed the report. Also, it has to be recalled that the first eliminated contestant of Khatron Ke Khiladi 10 was Bhojpuri actress Rani Chatterjee. Apparently, there was no elimination in the second week, hence, Amurta, who was in danger zone as she didn't complete a task, got … [Read more...] about Khatron Ke Khiladi 10: Amruta Khanvilkar & RJ Malishka Eliminated; Balraj Sayal To RE-ENTER!