• Feds can’t scapegoat Google and Big Tech as anti-trust targets forever

    Feds can’t scapegoat Google and Big Tech as anti-trust targets forever

    It seems that every week is a big week for Big Tech these days. Sometimes hitting record highs, sometimes taking a big hit. But I wouldn’t be worried about market jitters. The real Sword of Damocles for Big Tech could come as early as this week, when a supposedly free-market Trump administration could launch a …
  • Stephen A. Smith, ESPN going all in on tales of ‘white privilege’

    Stephen A. Smith, ESPN going all in on tales of ‘white privilege’

    Given that I’m assigned to cover sports as delivered by TV, two recent developments have become dominant, repetitive themes: 1) If you don’t have a bet or bets on the games, you’re out of touch with sports, especially how they plan to sustain viewership and TV billions by suckering the young and vulnerable. How would …
  • Blake Anderson moves from ‘Workaholics’ to ‘Woke’

    Blake Anderson moves from ‘Workaholics’ to ‘Woke’

    Blake Anderson is moving from a “Workaholic” to being “Woke.” Anderson, who created/starred in the long-running “Workaholics” on Comedy Central, has a lead role in Hulu’s “Woke.” He plays Gunther, the stoner roommate of Keef Knight (Lamorne Morris, “New Girl”), a cartoonist who prides himself on keeping his work “light” — exasperated by the notion …
  • Milwaukee Bucks boycott NBA playoff game after Jacob Blake shooting

    Milwaukee Bucks boycott NBA playoff game after Jacob Blake shooting

    The Milwaukee Bucks boycotted Game 5 of their NBA playoff series with the Orlando Magic on Wednesday, in response to Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old Black man, being shot and paralyzed from the waist down by police Sunday in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The game appeared headed for a delayed start as Bucks players declined to leave their …
  • Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

    Oprah Winfrey to host ‘Where Do We Go From Here?’ town hall

    Oprah Winfrey will lead a conversation with black thought leaders, activists and artists next week called “OWN Spotlight: Where Do We Go From Here?,” Variety reports. The two-night special will air on the host’s OWN channel on June 9 and 10 at 9 p.m. ET and will also be simulcast across the network’s parent company …