Roku’s idea of showing ads on your HDMI inputs seems like an inevitable hell

In this week’s edition of his Lowpass newsletter, Janko Roettgers covered a Roku patent that seems to telegraph that the company is planning some heavy advertising tactics for those who purchase Roku TV televisions. The patent centers around the idea of displaying ads on these TVs whenever they’re tuned to an HDMI input that’s paused … Read more

Trump says he’ll jail his opponents. Members of the House Jan. 6 committee are preparing

Members of the House committee that investigated the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol have warned America for three years to take former President Donald Trump at his word. Now, as Trump is poised to win the Republican presidential nomination, his criminal trials face delays that could stall them past election day, and his … Read more

Dev Patel Says Monkey Man Production Was DIY-Heavy and Absolute Hell

Ever since Monkey Man’s first trailer debuted a few months ago, all eyes have been on Dev Patel’s directorial debut. That it’s coming to theaters at all feels like a stroke of luck, given that it was first meant for Netflix. But as it turns out, its entire existence was a saga in and of … Read more

President Joe Biden is lapping Donald Trump when it comes to campaign cash — and he’ll need it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s reelection campaign is raising gobs of cash. And it has an election-year strategy that, in a nutshell, aims to spend more — and spend faster. Not only has Biden aimed to show himself off as a fundraising juggernaut this month, but his campaign is also making significant early investments … Read more

Jordan Klepper Unleashes Holy Hell On Trump With 1 Truly Burning Question

Jordan Klepper of “The Daily Show” on Tuesday mocked Donald Trump for his most desperate attempt yet to raise cash to pay for his mounting legal fees: by selling his own version of the Bible. Trump earlier in the day released a video of himself holding the $60 “God Bless The USA Bible” as he … Read more

Who the Hell Is Nelson Peltz, the Billionaire Investor Disney Is Freaking Out About?

So-called activist investor Nelson Peltz, who’s aiming to win two Disney board seats, has stirred up some controversy by calling out Disney’s recent era of “woke” strategy through diversifying its slate of films at Marvel Studios. Andor Episodes 1-3 Review The 81-year-old businessman, whose experience is with food companies including Wendy’s and H.J. Heinz as … Read more

The Latest | Blinken says he’ll talk with Israelis about alternatives to Rafah ground assault

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken says he will share alternatives to Israel’s planned ground assault into the southern Gaza town of Rafah when he meets with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his War Cabinet on Friday. Blinken and Arab leaders on Thursday discussed efforts for a cease-fire and ideas for Gaza’s post-conflict future during … Read more

Haiti’s premier says he’ll resign once a transitional council is created

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Haitian Prime Minister Ariel Henry announced early Tuesday that he would resign once a transitional presidential council is created, capitulating to international pressure that seeks to save the country overwhelmed by violent gangs that some experts say have unleashed a low-scale civil war. Henry served the longest single term as prime minister … Read more

Christina Applegate says she lives ‘kind of in hell’ battling multiple sclerosis

Actresses Christina Applegate and Jamie-Lynn Sigler are opening up for the first time together about the health battle they both share: multiple sclerosis. “I live kind of in hell,” Applegate, 52, told “Good Morning America” co-anchor Robin Roberts about her battle with MS. She was diagnosed with the disease in 2021. “I’m not out a … Read more