Two years after merging their unions, and with their current contracts set to expire within hours, SAG-AFTRA reached an agreement with studios and producers for a new three-year contract.
Jonathan Handel, an entertainment attorney and contributing editor at the Hollywood Reporter, discusses the proposed deal and what improvements actors managed to secure.
Valeria D’Innocenzo Carlantoni from Civitavechia, Italy posted a video to her Facebook page that proves even pets get bitten by the soccer (football) bug during the World Cup. This match between a turtle and dog is more exciting than some of the games taking place in Brazil.
And check out the turtle’s fancy footwork! Given the turtle’s playing style, he probably has a shot at making the Uruguay team for the next World Cup.
© Valeria D’Innocenzo 2014
Monty Python is presently in a run of shows at the 02 Arena in London. The comedy troupe commissioned a video featuring Mick Jagger and Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones talking about the the reunion shows.
In the video Jagger wonders why anyone would still be interested in seeing Monty Python. “I mean, it was really funny in the ’60s,” he says, before deciding that it’s all just “a bunch of wrinkly old men trying to relive their youth and make a load of money.”
‘Spitfire’ by Public Service Broadcasting
Public Service Broadcasting (@PSB_HQ) is a London based band that uses samples from old public information films, archive footage and propaganda material to create unique and catchy tunes.
Last week the United States Supreme Court ruled that the television streaming service Aereo violated copyright laws by using mini-antennas to deliver broadcast signals to paying subscribers.
Denise Howell, an intellectual property lawyer and host of “This Week in Law”, outlines a decision that will have long term and wide-ranging effects for the entertainment and technology industries.