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Zombie film 'Blood Quantum' is fun, fast, and timely, says actor Michael Greyeyes

Zombie film 'Blood Quantum' is fun, fast, and timely, says actor Michael Greyeyes

TORONTO — Zombies are often used in pop culture as a metaphor for collective fears and threats, including infectious disease and its effects on the body and society.
In New Orleans, friends respond as virus claims a Zulu king

In New Orleans, friends respond as virus claims a Zulu king

NEW ORLEANS — If he had died in a normal time, Larry Arthur Hammond would have had a funeral befitting a Zulu king, with more than a thousand mourners in the church and marching in second-line parades celebrating a mainstay of New Orleans Mardi Gras
Individualistic mindset of West comes through in protests against COVID measures

Individualistic mindset of West comes through in protests against COVID measures

The photos were circulating on social media all week. A man in Pittsburgh dressed in a George Washington mask holding what appeared to be a semi-automatic weapon.

Invisible virus, invisible fear: How to navigate the unseen?

Back in the early 20th century, the baseball pitcher Walter Johnson confounded opposing batters by throwing the fastest fastball they’d ever seen. “You can’t hit what you can’t see,” they would say.
Canadian stars unite in 'Stronger Together' COVID-19 broadcast benefit

Canadian stars unite in 'Stronger Together' COVID-19 broadcast benefit

These are trying times for Canada, but we're all in this together and hope is on the horizon.
NFL draft averages record 8.4M viewers across 3 days

NFL draft averages record 8.4M viewers across 3 days

Seth Markman was just as nervous as NFL coaches and general managers about the unknown factors involved with a virtual draft. But the ESPN executive producer said he was overwhelmed with how everything came together over the three days.
Silenced by virus, Met Opera links for digital global gala

Silenced by virus, Met Opera links for digital global gala

NEW YORK — Javier Camarena was at his home in Zurich singing an aria from Bellini’s “Il Pirata” when the screen for the video feed split, and he was joined by Metropolitan Opera music director Yannick Nézet-Séguin in Montreal and general manager Pete
'Spider-Man,' 'Doctor Strange,' 'Thor' shift release dates

'Spider-Man,' 'Doctor Strange,' 'Thor' shift release dates

LOS ANGELES — Hollywood studios are shuffling more release dates as a result of the coronavirus, including sequels to “Doctor Strange," “Spider-Man: Far From Home" and “Into the Spider-Verse.” Late Friday, both Sony Pictures and The Walt Disney Co.
Harold Reid, Statler Brothers bass singer, dies at 80

Harold Reid, Statler Brothers bass singer, dies at 80

STAUNTON, Va. — Harold Reid, who sang bass for the Grammy-winning country group the Statler Brothers, has died after a long battle with kidney failure. He was 80. Reid died Friday in his hometown of Staunton, Virginia, his nephew Debo Reid said.
Cavallari, Cutler getting divorced after 7 years of marriage

Cavallari, Cutler getting divorced after 7 years of marriage

CHICAGO — Reality TV star Kristin Cavallari and former Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler are getting divorced.