Columbine shooting survivor dead at 37.. Austin Eubanks, his best friend and a couple of other students hid under the same table. About 10 minutes later, the shooters entered the library and methodically fired under each table, Eubanks said. He was shot in the hand and knee. His best friend was killed instantly. “Obviously, after that, my life took a pretty big detour,” Eubanks said.. Within a matter of weeks, he said, he developed an opioid addiction. Eubanks continued to struggle with addiction in his 20s..
Season finale of SNL.. AV CLUB weighs in: This has been a subpar year at Saturday Night Live, where the highs (John Mulaney and Jonah Hill’s episodes, a few isolated great sketches) are swamped in memory by a listless, directionless sameness..
A newly discovered asteroid with a diameter estimated to range from 170 meters to 390 meters will near miss the Earth on May 20 at a distance of only 6.5 million kilometer.. it was discoverd only one week ago..
If you have a backyard solar telescope, point it at the sun’s western limb. Active sunspot AR2741 is there, and it’s putting on a good show..
THE SHINING restored at CANNES! Conspiracy was talked about, too: “This is a seriously cool ghost movie. Don’t believe any of the conspiracy theories because it’s all shit,” Katharina Kubrick said. “I only said that because I’ve had some champagne.” THE MYSTERY CONTINUES..
She has a groom of the stool.. but now the Queen decided to hire a social media manager..
SATURDAY MAY 18 2019
China’s new SOCIAL CREDITS turning Orwell’s 1984 into a reality.. A low social credit score will exclude you from well-paid jobs, make it impossible for you to get a house or a car loan or even book a hotel room. The government will slow down your internet connection, ban your children from attending private schools and even post your profile on a public blacklist for all to see…
If you have been paying attention to headlines around the world lately, it’s fair to say this credit system will soon be worldwide..
John Carpenter to COLLIDER: Carpenter told the site, “I don’t have one scheduled but I’m working on things. I made a lot of movies and I got burned out and I had to stop for a while. I have to have a life. Circumstance would have to be correct for me to do it again.” MORE..
NO JOKE! CHRIS ROCK REBOOTING THE SAW FRANCHISE! “I’ve been a fan of ‘Saw’ since the first film in 2004,” Rock said. “I am excited by the opportunity to take this to a really intense and twisted new place.” The franchise revolves around the fictional character John Kramer, also called the Jigsaw Killer or Jigsaw, who traps victims in situations that test their will to live. Tobin Bell has portrayed Jigsaw in all eight films. The low-cost titles have been highly profitable for Lionsgate, grossing nearly $1 billion worldwide. Mark Burg, Oren Koules and Gregg Hoffman produced all the “Saw” movies. Joe Drake, chairman of Lionsgate’s Motion Picture Group, made the announcement on Thursday. The new movie will be released on Oct. 23, 2020