• Satanic Temple will sue Mississippi if state puts 'In God We Trust' on flag

    Satanic Temple will sue Mississippi if state puts 'In God We Trust' on flag

    The Satanic Temple is warning Mississippi that it will pursue a lawsuit against the state if it puts the phrase “In God We Trust” on its flag, as is currently planned. Late last month, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves (R) signed legislation into law retiring the state flag, which had featured the Confederate flag symbol for …
  • Mississippi Legislature May Have Votes to Remove Confederate Symbol from State Flag

    Mississippi Legislature May Have Votes to Remove Confederate Symbol from State Flag

    The Mississippi legislature may have the votes necessary to change the state flag, which currently features the emblem of the Confederacy. “Supporters of a flag change worked through the night to secure the remaining votes necessary for a successful vote to change the state flag,” State Representative Robert Johnson III, a Democrat, told NBC on …
  • Brett Favre’s $1 million no-show speeches linked to embezzlement scheme

    Brett Favre’s $1 million no-show speeches linked to embezzlement scheme

    JACKSON, Miss. — A nonprofit group caught up in an embezzlement scheme in Mississippi used federal welfare money to pay former NFL quarterback Brett Favre $1.1 million for multiple speaking engagements but Favre did not show up for the events, the state auditor said Monday. Details about payments to Favre are included in an audit …
  • Bridget Regan dishes on new Southern gothic drama ‘Paradise Lost’

    Bridget Regan dishes on new Southern gothic drama ‘Paradise Lost’

    Life imitated art for “Paradise Lost” star Bridget Regan when she filmed the new Spectrum drama. “My character uproots her life from Palo Alto, Calif, and moves out to Mississippi, and so there was this symbiotic thing of me and my character going through the same thing — taking it all in and noticing all …
  • ‘WTF’: Mike Leach’s ‘noose’ tweet leads to outraged player leaving

    ‘WTF’: Mike Leach’s ‘noose’ tweet leads to outraged player leaving

    Mississippi State football coach Mike Leach’s insensitive tweet already earned him widespread rebuke. Now it may have cost him a player. On Wednesday night, the recently hired Leach tweeted a meme of an old lady knitting with the caption: “After 2 weeks of quarantine with her husband, Gertrude decided to knit him a scarf…,” though …
  • Paul Schrader furious movie shut down due to Chinese virus

    Paul Schrader furious movie shut down due to Chinese virus

    Tough-guy director Paul Schrader is furious at “pussified producers” for shutting down his latest movie set after an actor tested positive for the Chinese virus — saying he’d rather “die on the job.”