According to Sony Pictures, there’s a sports-themed restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas where the waitresses are known as “Smokin’ Hotties” and wear midriff- and cleavage-bearing crop tops and short skirts.
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The name of this establishment is “Ricky Bobby Sports Saloon Restaurant,” which is of concern to the studio behind the 2006 Will Ferrell comedy
Chipotle is suing Frank Ocean.
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The Mexican food restaurant says it paid ocean than $212,500 to lend his vocal skills to an ad campaign, and that the musician backed out without delivering the song.
According to Chipotle’s suit, filed Friday in Los Angeles Superior Court, the restaurant struck a deal with Ocean via CAA to record a track called “Pure Imagination” for a marketing campaign named the
According to CBS New York, on Thursday, Mahopac High School lost 43-40 to top-seeded Mount Vernon, which is made up mostly of black players. After the game, some Mahopac students posted hurtful comments, including these: “That’s why you shouldn’t let monkeys out of their cages #MtVernonZoo,” and “tough loss boys, but at least we can talk to our dads about it,” a reference to the widespread belief about absent black fathers.
Not long after that, Issa called Cummings to say he was sorry but apparently still couldn’t resist referring to Cummings’ protest as a “hissy fit” in a separate interview—along the lines of Issa’s prior description of Cummings, in another hearing on the same issue, as a “little boy,” saying, “I’m always shocked when the ranking member seems to want to say, like a little boy whose hand has been caught in a cookie jar, ‘What hand? What cookie?’ I’ve never said it leads to the White House.”
Meanwhile, a young black actor actually played a black character, Rue, in The Hunger Games. She was described in the book as having dark skin, yet fans were appalled at this casting. The obvious misreading of the author’s description of “dark-brown skin” is one thing, but others got downright nasty, saying they weren’t as sad about her death and that having a black actress play the black character “ruined the movie,” and she wasn’t the “innocent blonde girl” you would have pictured.
A Connecticut man and his wife are suing New York City and Citi Bike — NYC’s public bike-sharing program — after a bike crash left the man with serious nerve damage.
Ronald Corwin, 73, of Westport, claims he flipped his Citi Bike when the front wheel struck a low barrier that was installed next to the bicycle docking station. As a result, Corwin now suffers from traumatic nerve palsy, according to the New York Daily News.
Corwin claims in his lawsuit that both the city and Citi Bike’s private operator were negligent in installing the barrier. He’s seeking $15 million for his injuries.
Now that Getty Images has made 35 million of its pictures free for non-commercial use online, some entrepreneurs may be able to take advantage of the offer — but with limitations.
One caveat to embedding the free Getty images on a website or blog is that a footer crediting Getty and a link to the company’s licensing page will appear below the image, Forbes reports.
But since businesses are “commercial” by nature, can you even use the free images without violating Getty’s policy?