‘Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip-Hop Comedy’ to premiere on Amazon Prime – WSVN 7News | Miami News, Weather, Sports

Comedians need a place to do their acts in front of a live audience. For black comics in the 1990s, their Los Angeles go-to spot was the comedy store. A new Amazon Prime mini-series spotlights legendary stand-ups who used the club to kick-start their careers. “Phat Tuesdays: The Era of Hip-Hop Comedy,” tells the story … Read more

RNC members rally behind resolution to call for Cheney, Kinzinger ouster from House GOP

A resolution to remove Reps. Liz Cheney and Adam Kinzinger from the House GOP conference are gaining momentum at the Republican National Committee’s winter meeting this week in Salt Lake City. The resolution, which has picked 50 co-sponsors, intends to punish the lawmakers for participating as the only two GOP members on the House committee … Read more

Today in History for February 3rd

Highlights of this day in history: the ‘day the music died’ during early rock ‘n roll; the Luna 9 probe lands on the Moon; the first woman to pilot a Space Shuttle; painter Norman Rockwell and composer Felix Mendelssohn born. (Feb. 3)       

Winter storm: 100 million people from Texas to Maine face a treacherous mix of ice and snow

More than 100 million people were under winter weather alerts, stretching from the Rockies to New England. Heavy snow has been falling since Tuesday night, impacting areas from Colorado to Michigan. The Denver metro area picked up 8 to 12 inches by early Wednesday afternoon and a few locations near Colorado Springs received more than … Read more

AkzoNobel reviews UK consumer PR and social media agency arrangements

The pitch is due to take place in November. Jen O’Grady, head of incumbent agency Democracy, told PRWeek: “We are fully participating in the review process alongside our client partners at AkzoNobel.” A spokesperson for AzkoNobel confirmed it was reviewing current agency partners in a process being managed by Booster Consulting. It said the matter … Read more

University of San Francisco to Acquire SFAI

SFAI’s future has been in question since March 2020. Facing budget shortfalls and decreased enrollment, SFAI announced that it would not be enrolling new students for the fall 2020 semester. The art school began encouraging students who could not complete their degrees before May to transfer elsewhere, preparing their staff and faculty for mass layoffs. … Read more

We’re being harsh on companies that went public via SPAC

Boxed: “We are being very harsh on companies that came public via SPAC, even ones we like, so I’m just going to have to say I’m withholding.” Graphic Packaging: “I happen to like the packaging business. It’s where I’m from, and they make noncyclical packaging, which is really pretty good.” Sign up now for the … Read more

North County Woman Sentenced for Role in $ 1 Million EDD Fraud Using Inmate Identities

Photo courtesy of the EDD. A North County woman who took part in a scheme to use prison and jail inmates’ personal information to fraudulently obtain unemployment benefits was sentenced Wednesday to two years of probation, which includes about four months of home confinement. Stacy Wright, 62, pleaded guilty to her role in a scheme … Read more