YA Book ‘A Banquet For Hungry Ghosts’ Optioned By 108 Media – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE: 108 Media has picked up rights to Ying Chang Compestine’s YA book A Banquet for Hungry Ghosts and is planning an animated anthology horror series adaptation. Los Angeles-based showrunner Tricia Lee will write all eight 30-minute episodes of the show, she previously sold feature scripts to Hulu and Universal and was named on the … Read more

Done with doomscrolling? Why people choose to quit social media – National

Do you often find yourself doomscrolling on Facebook, spending excessive amount of time on Instagram and watching TikTok videos for endless hours? You’re not alone. As social media apps continue to consume everyday life, more and more users are re-evaluating their time on online platforms. And there is renewed pushback after a damning testimony … Read more

ORLA GARTLAND ON SOCIAL MEDIA, COMMUNITY, AND HER INDEPENDENT DEBUT RECORD

It’s 2020, the pandemic has just started and the trailer for the TV adaptation of Sally Rooney’s Normal People is a hot topic on the internet. I’m sitting in my room anxiously anticipating the series, when the song soundtracking the trailer catches my attention. It’s Orla Gartland’s fittingly heartbreaking single “Heavy.”  Fast forward a year … Read more

Cohen Media Group Names Justin DiPietro Head Of Marketing & Distribution – Deadline

EXCLUSIVE:  Former IFC Films Distribution Boss Justin DiPietro is heading to Cohen Media Group as their new Head of Marketing and Distribution. DiPietro arrives to Cohen Media Group from Netflix where he served as their Director of Sales and Distribution. DiPietro managed theatrical sales for half of the U.S., including the Los Angeles market, and helped … Read more

The Teen Brain and Facebook: The Benefits of a Social Media Break

In the wake of accusations by Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen that social media platforms like Instagram can leave lasting negative effects on teenagers, a Hartford HealthCare Behavioral Health Network (BHN) leader explained its permanent impact on young brains. Haugen blasted Facebook and Instagram leaders for creating an environment in which content can demean and depress … Read more

Olivia Wilde on Making Sustainability Sexy, Freeing the Nipple, and the Importance of a Social Media Cleanse

What are your most cherished “me time” activities and how do you make room for them? Hiking, swimming, reading, meditating, taking baths, being quiet… the opportunity to be quiet. I do consider exercise to be a me-time ritual too. It’s impossible to get all of those things in a day, let alone a week. But … Read more

Esha Gupta’s scintillating topless photos set social media ablaze; Pics inside

On Monday, October 11, actor Esha Gupta took social media by storm with her latest vacation pictures. It seems that the Raaz 3 star has jetted off abroad to spend some quality time away from the hustle and bustle of the showbiz world. While doing so, her bold move of posing topless in the sun … Read more

John Oliver Crafts Perfect Meme For Aging Relatives Who Share BS On Social Media

John Oliver said the problem with misinformation and lies on social media goes far beyond what’s reported. As bad as it is in English, it’s often worse in other languages. False and misleading posts that get slapped with a warning in English will often spread unchecked in posts aimed at immigrants’ diaspora communities, Oliver said. … Read more