In this week’s podcast, Taylor Rexrode and Taylor Griffin discuss John Travolta’s name slip at the Academy Awards and the recent deal struck between Dish Network and Disney to stream Disney-owned channels online. The new Jesse Eisenberg film “The Double” coming out May 9 is the subject for a new “Trailer Trash.”
Arts and Entertainment
Shanty houses. Dusty roads. Toddlers with swollen bellies. Many Americans often associate these images with poverty, and they are not always incorrect in doing so. But Victor Boutros, a ’94 Baylor alumnus and federal prosecutor, thinks they are missing a huge piece of what the impoverished world faces on a daily basis — systemized violence.
Pop music provocateur Lady Gaga will headline snack brand Doritos’ lineup at the music conference and festival in Austin.
The Baylor School of Music creates a unique garden once a week where the youngest in the community can grow. It is a garden of music.
LOS ANGELES _ E! has greenlighted its first original scripted series, the network announced Thursday.
ORLANDO, Fla. — “Frozen” is such a hot commodity that parents already wait in line at Epcot for hours so their kids can meet the film’s two princesses, and Disneyphiles speculate that the movie could eventually play a major role at the theme parks.
Spring breakers staying in Waco can travel not across the state, but through time and experience rituals of a past time at the Mayborn Museum.
The Gov. Bill and Vara Daniel Historic Village is holding daily activities from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday for their Spring in the Village event. The village, which is based on a 1890s community on the Brazos River, will hold activities that mirror early Texas settler life.
NEW YORK — Ever feel like you’re on a big hamster wheel and you can’t get off? Ward Shelley and Alex Schweder know that feeling all too well. The two performance artists are spending 10 days living, eating and sleeping on a giant hamster wheel to make a larger point: We all have to work together to get through the daily grind.
With curiosity and excitement on the rise, it seems that Baylor students are salivating for the opening of Torchy’s Tacos in Waco.
LOS ANGELES — With a string of recent deals, cable and satellite providers are beginning to acknowledge a brutal truth that companies like Hulu and Netflix have known all along: Many TV viewers, especially young ones, want shows and movies on their own terms — wherever, whenever and on whatever devices they choose.