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Craig Zadan, Oscars producer and the man who helped bring musicals back to TV, dies at 69

Craig Zadan, Oscars producer and the man who helped bring musicals back to TV, dies at 69
  • Craig Zadan, Oscars producer and the man who helped bring musicals back to TV, dies at 69 FWC: Craig Zadan, Oscars producer and the man who helped bring musicals back to TV, dies at 69

    Craig Zadan, the prolific producer behind the Oscar-winning film “Chicago” whose creative musical touch reached across movies, television and the Broadway stage, has died. He was 69. Zadan died from complications following shoulder replacement surgery, according to a statement from NBC Entertainment…

  • Wyoming rebuffs Trump, choosing native son Mark Gordon in GOP governor race FWC: Wyoming rebuffs Trump, choosing native son Mark Gordon in GOP governor race

    President Donald Trump tried his best to appeal to coal country but, amid a truckload of bad political news, the top coal-producing state didn’t love him back. Instead, Wyoming voters chose Secretary of State Mark Gordon, a rancher who grew up at the foot of the Bighorn Mountains, over political…

  • Walking to work and cutting back on meals: Life in the time of hyperinflation in Venezuela FWC: Walking to work and cutting back on meals: Life in the time of hyperinflation in Venezuela

    Excuse Maria Eugenia Rojas’ skepticism for the dramatic economic measures that took effect here Tuesday, touted by the nation’s president as the keys to rescuing an economy so battered that even buying food, medicine and school supplies is beyond reach for many. A listless, devastated economy is…

  • California to community colleges: graduate more students or lose your funding FWC: California to community colleges: graduate more students or lose your funding

    California’s politicians and educators are getting serious about how to solve an immense and vexing problem — the graduation rate at the community colleges. Until now, nothing has worked — indeed, the graduation rate slipped 1% over the past decade. Shockingly, research shows that 70% of California’s…

  • Abandoned Coal Mine Transformed Into Techno Club FWC: Abandoned Coal Mine Transformed Into Techno Club

    Ravers are super imaginative when it comes to throwing ragers in cool spaces. Most recently, a former-coal mine in Germany’s industrial heartland was transformed into a techno club, and has proven to be the perfect host. Telekom Electronic Beats and Baka Gaijin teamed up to throw a massive party at a decommissioned coal mine site in North-Rhine Westphalia, known as Essen’s Zollverein Coal…

  • INGESTED Announces U.S. Tour With I DECLARE WAR, ENTERPRISE EARTH & BODYSNATCHER FWC: INGESTED Announces U.S. Tour With I DECLARE WAR, ENTERPRISE EARTH & BODYSNATCHER

    Plus I Delcare War, I Am, and Aethere as openers depending on the date. The post INGESTED Announces U.S. Tour With I DECLARE WAR, ENTERPRISE EARTH &BODYSNATCHER appeared first on Metal Injection.

  • Sebastian Ingrosso Explains Swedish House Mafia’s Return & Confirms They’re Back In The Studio FWC: Sebastian Ingrosso Explains Swedish House Mafia’s Return & Confirms They’re Back In The Studio

    We’ve already heard plenty from Steve Angello and even Axwell on the reformation and future of Swedish House Mafia, but now Sebastian Ingrosso is speaking out, as well. Talking to Swedish publication Metro, Ingrosso discussed the reason for SHM’s return, and also confirms that they’re headed into the studio. When asked why, now, after five years, Ingrosso’s answer was relatively simple:…

  • Sparks win rematch of last two WNBA Finals, ousting the Lynx to advance to another one-game playoff FWC: Sparks win rematch of last two WNBA Finals, ousting the Lynx to advance to another one-game playoff

    With 8.1 seconds left, Riquna Williams broke free. Williams stole the ball from Alexis Jones while drawing a foul, and dragging her team to postseason survival. Despite a disappointing regular season, despite their two star players, Candace Parker and Nneka Ogwumike, battling ailments and injuries,…