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HORROR ICONS UNITE TO CELEBRATE ICON ROBERT ENGLUND

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Horror Icons such as Corey Taylor, Bill Moseley, Eli Roth, Corey Taylor, Ken Kirzinger, Michael Berryman, Andrew Divoff and R.A. Mihailoff are uniting together in the upcoming documentary ICON: The Robert Englund Story, to celebrate the iconic status and career of genre legend Robert Englund. As well as celebrating his Horror Iconic status the documentary will also focus on his 40-year career with exclusive interviews with the cast and crew from his countless movies.

The documentary is now live on IndieGoGo and the makers of the project need your help to raise funds to get it made. You can head over to IndieGoGo and choose from a wide-range of perks including signed posters, copies of the blu-ray and DVD, producer credits, pins and much more. Without your help this project won’t be possible!

From the makers of RoboDoc: The Creation of RoboCop, Pennywise: The Story of IT and You’re So Cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night, comes this brand-new documentary celebrating the work and iconic status of one of horrors most-loved actors Robert Englund. Since first donning a tattered fedora and a glove of eviscerating blades in 1984, Robert Englund has become one our generation’s most beloved horror icons. Englund has risen to stand shoulder to shoulder in the pantheon of movie legends alongside such greats as Boris Karloff and Christopher Lee. His portrayal of Freddy Krueger is without doubt a moment as visceral to the horror genre as Chaney’s werewolf or Karloff’s ground-breaking realisation of Frankenstein’s monster. Yet few realise the depths of England’s true power as a character actor away from the latex mask and iconic red and green jumper. A classically trained actor and talented director, Englund has starred in many well-received movies in the years since Freddy’s cinematic birth as well as directing his own feature film.

This documentary will explore who the man behind the mask truly is, charting his early days in TV and Film to his current stratospheric status in the horror universe. Including intimate interviews with friends and colleagues as well as the man himself ‘ICON’ will answer the fundamental question ‘was playing an iconic movie character a gift or a double-edged sword for such versatile and talented actors?’

With interviews from Robert himself as well as Nightmare on Elm Street alumni and cast and crew of the likes of Urban Legend, 2001 Maniacs, 976-Evil, Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon, Wishmaster, V, Dead and Buried, Phantom of the Opera and many more, ‘ICON’ is truly a celebration of the horror genre classics from the 1980s to present day.

‘ICON’ will also explore the fandom of Horror icons such as Kane Hodder, Doug Bradley, Micheal Berryman, Bill Moseley, Brad Dourif, Tony Todd as well as many others and how cinema has created such iconic and memorable horror characters in the same vein as Robert Englund’s Freddy Krueger!

Writer, producer, co-director and life-long Robert Englund fan Gary Smart said “Working on this project with Robert is like a dream come true, having being a huge Freddy fan for as long as I can remember. One major thing we want to ensure in the doc is Robert’s work beyond Freddy Krueger. Robert is a natural comedian and a versatile character actor, his wealth of movies will be explored as well as other Horror Icons discussing Robert’s impact on the genre. It’s now really important to get the documentary funded on Indiegogo so we can get working on the production and give Robert the project he deserves.”

Producer Michael Leavy adds “Robert Englund is the epitome of a horror icon because he created a character that at this point has taken a life of its own. He embodied Freddy Krueger and to this day that character still lives and breathes in pop culture, even if you haven’t seen any of the “Nightmare on Elm Street” films, you still know who Freddy Krueger is and that’s an extremely powerful compliment to an actors performance in how strong it is. His creation is up there with classics such as Frankenstein, the werewolf, and Dracula. Robert has given his life to Freddy and in return Freddy Krueger has been ingrained in our societies psyche for generations and will be for many generations to come.”

Chris Griffiths, co-director states “I can’t think of a more fitting title than this to describe Robert Englund. He really is the modern horror icon, who like Boris Karloff and Bela Lugosi before him has become synonymous with not only his screen persona but the (horror) genre as a whole.”

Producer John Campopiano stated “Robert Englund is an icon for several reasons: one is that he had such a long run playing such a memorable character in a beloved horror franchise. The other reason is that over the course of his vast career he has played such varied characters in many different genres. His unique look and charismatic on-screen presence and voice has made him a staple–an icon–in movies for the last 40 years.”

As with all Cult Screenings Documentary projects ‘ICON! The Robert Englund Story’ will be fan funded and will launch on Indiegogo https://igg.me/at/ICONDOC/x/16663677 from June 1st for 30 days – this is an amazing opportunity for horror fans, Freddy fans and fans of Robert to be a part of this amazing celebration of horror Icons and the man who brought Freddy Krueger to life over 30-years ago!

‘ICON’ is the ultimate celebration of horror cinema’s most iconic actors as well as the cast and crew of his films and other Iconic horror stars of our generation.

More information can be found at the official facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RobertEnglundDoc/

as well as the official IMDB page https://www.imdb.com/title/tt10172168/ updated regularly and the IndieGoGo page https://igg.me/at/ICONDOC/x/16663677 campaign ends on June 30th, please support and make this documentary happen!

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Kelly Ripa’s Daughter, Lola, Went To Prom And The Internet Reacts

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Kelly Ripa’s 17-year-old daughter recently went to prom and the Internet cannot get over how beautiful she looks! She wore a stunning green dress alongside her date and boyfriend, Tarek Fahmy. Two photos from the night include the happy prom couple and a photo of Lola standing next to her proud mom.

“It only took 20 hours, but we finally got two approved prom photos,” Ripa said on her Instagram alongside the beautiful photos. The comments section went off when the photos were posted. Lola has a fan club of her own!

Kelly Ripa and daughter Lola
Kelly Ripa and daughter Lola / Instagram

Check out what the Internet is saying about these stunning photos:

Kelly Ripa's daughter goes to prom comments
Kelly Ripa’s daughter goes to prom comments / Instagram

One person says, “Oh my goodness! Congrats! Lola is a mini brunette you!” directed towards proud mom Ripa. “Seriously good genes!” Another humorously says, “PLEASE SET A STRICT CURFEW.”

Kelly Ripa's daughter goes to prom comments
Kelly Ripa’s daughter goes to prom comments / Instagram

The positive comments continued with “GORGEOUS!” followed by, “Legit dream body, dream face, dream everything.” Even father Mark Consuelos commented some love for his daughter and her boyfriend on their prom night photos!

Kelly Ripa's daughter Lola poses with her boyfriend on prom night
Kelly Ripa’s daughter Lola poses with her boyfriend on prom night / Instagram

We can’t get over how grownup Lola looks now! Ripa has recently talked about the college search process with Lola, as she has one older brother, Michael, and a younger brother, Joaquin. Ripa reveals that she can’t show too much excitement about a potential school, or it’ll ruin it for Lola and she won’t like it.

“I cannot show any excitement. I’ve already said too much!” Ripa hilariously explains. She and husband, Mark Conseulos, wed in 1996 after meeting on the set of All My Children. They truly are a beautiful family!

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Thank you @people and @millermobley for making my holiday card dreams come true! #thebeautifulissue on stands Friday

A post shared by Kelly Ripa (@kellyripa) on Apr 24, 2019 at 7:48am PDT

Ripa has also revealed that she needs her daughter’s approval before posting photos of her on social media. This seems to be a new habit uprising from the children of famous parents. Gwyneth Paltrow’s daughter, Apple, is no different. She publicly told her mother that she never consented to a photo she posted online.

It seems to be the new thing now where famous moms send potential photos to their daughters for “approval.” Interesting!

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One week ago we were warm and on the same coast for 24 hours……..i love that story ❤️🔥🇲🇽 #daddy #vivamexico #loscabos

A post shared by Kelly Ripa (@kellyripa) on Feb 3, 2019 at 9:58am PST

Kelly Ripa has come down with baby fever recently!

She considered having a fourth child with husband Mark Consuelos after close friend Andy Cohen welcomed a new baby boy into the family. Check out the adorable photos!

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Pauley Perrette Alleges Physical Assault Allegations Towards ‘NCIS’ Co-Star Mark Harmon

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Pauley Perrette was on the crime drama show NCIS from seasons 1 through 15 and promises she will not be returning to the show. Upon her departure from the show, there has been a lot of talk from her consisting of allegations towards the show’s star, Mark Harmon. The allegations consist of physical abuse and “attacks”, as Perrette says.

She recently took to Twitter to say she will not be coming back to the show and also for people to stop asking. “I am terrified of Harmon and him attacking me. I have nightmares about it,” she says in her tweet.

See Pauley Perrette’s initial message about the alleged attack

NO I AM NOT COMING BACK! EVER! (Please stop asking?) I am terrified of Harmon and him attacking me. I have nightmares about it. I have a new show that is SAFE AND HAPPY! You’ll love it!#HappyPlace Love y’all!

— Pauley Perrette (@PauleyP) June 7, 2019

A second tweet followed this one (that has since been deleted) along with a photo. Perrette said this was a crew member’s puffy and bruised eye, caused by Harmon. “I fought like hell to keep it from happening again! To protect my crew! And then I was physically assaulted for saying NO!? and I lost my job.”

There is no true evidence or proof that shows Harmon actually physically attacked anyone. No one else has come out with similar allegations either.

Pauley Perrette and Mark Harmon on NCIS
Pauley Perrette and Mark Harmon on NCIS / CBS

However, Deadline reached out to CBS for a statement on Perrette’s allegations against Harmon. They actually sent along the same 2018 script used for addressing Perrette’s departure from the show.

“Pauley Perrette had a terrific run on NCIS and we are all going to miss her. Over a year ago, Pauley came to us with a workplace concern. We took the matter seriously and worked with her to find a resolution. We are committed to a safe work environment on all our shows,” the statement says.

Pauley Perrette in NCIS
Pauley Perrette in NCIS / CBS / Giphy

As for the fans, many are at each other’s throats about what could possibly be the truth behind Perrette’s tweet. Some are thinking it must be a ploy to promote her new show. Others believe Perrette’s allegations towards Harmon.

What the fans are saying

This vague and cryptic stuff has got to stop. From all accounts, Harmon never attacked you. His dog attacked a crew member…again, not you…and then he refused to give in to your demands. I don't know if you're under an NDA or what but these cryptic tweets have got to stop.

— 🌸🦄🌸LyriumBiotic🌸🦄🌸 (@LyriumBiotic) June 7, 2019

 

“This vague and cryptic stuff has got to stop. From all accounts, Harmon never attacked you. His dog attacked a crew member… again, not you… and then he refused to give in to your demands,” one Twitter user said.

You need to come out and make it clear that it was HIS DOG AND NOT him himself! STOP with making Mark out to be a bad guy! You're starting a rumor that can damage him. I'm sorry his dog scared you but stop trying to ruin Mark!

— LeanieDrews (@LeanieOllie) June 7, 2019

“You need to come out and make it clear that it was HIS DOG AND NOT him,” another Twitter user chimes in. “STOP with making Mark out to be a bad guy! You’re starting a rumor that can damage him.”

Neither of you know what happened. Maybe stop following her if you don’t want to read the truth. 🤷🏻‍♀️

— Ann Imperato (@AnnImp) June 7, 2019

However, one person was quick to come to Perrette’s defense.

A majority of people actually disagreed with Perrette’s allegations and even corrected her recollection of the situation. It’s unclear what action Harmon will take to clear the air about this.

Pauley Perrette in NCIS
Pauley Perrette in NCIS / Cliff Lipson/CBS

Let’s move onto something a little more lighthearted, shall we?

NCIS officially confirmed that Ziva David’s storyline is not over quite yet! Will we be seeing a return of Ziva on NCIS soon?

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You Might Be Able To Visit The International Space Station Soon, But NASA Says It Won’t Be Cheap

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NASA has officially announced that it will be laying out plans to open the International Space Station for commercial activities, including space tourism. However, NASA estimates that a trip would cost a private astronaut $58 million. It would cost an additional estimated $35,000 charges for each day spent there.

As a result, two tourists visiting the Space Station could begin visits of up to 30 days as soon as the year 2020. Super exciting! This new tourism addition is slated to help shift focus on its resources beyond low-Earth orbit (where the Space Station is located).

The International Space Station for tourism vs. for science

International Space Station
International Space Station / NASA

The International Space Station has served as a hub for scientific and commercial research. Expanded commercialization has been discussed for years. As a result, now they’re finally making progress in making that happen! Marco Caceres, senior space analyst at market research firm Teal Group, talks about the change in the program’s focus.

“It’s no longer just for science and research. You’re allowing ventures to come in and use that space for profit, for making money. That’s not a small thing.”

Astronaut at the International Space Station
Astronaut at the International Space Station / NASA/Reuters

NASA says that companies that wish to conduct commercial/marketing work on the ISS must meet at least one of three requirements. That the work requires the “unique microgravity environment” aboard for production of some commercial application. That it is connected to a NASA mission. Or that it supports the development of a “sustainable” economy in low-Earth orbit.

In conclusion, NASA also says that they will allocate about 5% of its resources on the station to accommodate the commercial activities.

Astronauts at the International Space Station
Astronauts at the International Space Station / WallUp

Recruiting potential companies

With the commercialization process comes the idea of cost and company interest. Bill Gerstenmaier, associate administrator of NASA’s Human Exploration and Operations Mission Directorate, says, “Eventually, the space station we have … will wear out. The physical hardware won’t be able to be maintained. It’ll become cost-prohibitive for us to keep it operating.”

With the idea that the station could fizzle out, it could reflect negatively on the ISS’s ability to recruit for commercial opportunities.

An astronaut's view of Earth from space
An astronaut’s view of Earth from space / NASA

NASA Chief Financial Officer Jeff DeWit adds, “This is not going to be a profit-making venture for NASA at all.”

We hope that NASA will be able to keep this idea afloat and recruit companies for commercialization. What a cool thing this would be!

Are you into all things space like we are?

Check out the story from when NASA’s InSight Lander captured the first-ever photo from Mars! What an amazing moment.

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Heroic Police Officer Reunites With The Man He Rescued As A Baby 25 Years Ago

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Michael Buelna was a police officer for a long time but he was not prepared for one of the most shocking cases he’s ever been a part of. In 1989, he was on call, patrolling one of the rougher neighborhoods in Santa Ana, CA the day after a stabbing. Residents pointed him to an alleyway, where he heard something that sounded like a faint “meow.”

Turns out it was a newborn baby that still had its umbilical cord. The baby was crying, face down in the asphalt, and suffering from hypothermia. He called for medical assistance and rode with the baby in the ambulance all the way to the hospital. Doctors expected the baby to make a full recovery.

Meet the abandoned baby and police officer

Officer Michael Buelna with abandoned baby
Officer Michael Buelna with abandoned baby / ABC News

They all settled on a name for the baby, Adam. Then, they had to put him up for adoption and hope that a loving family would take this poor baby in. Luckily, one did. In the meantime, authorities were unable to locate the family member responsible for abandoning Adam in an alleyway. Elizabeth Barton and Daniel Fernandez were the names of the couple who took Adam in as a family member.

They changed his name to Robin Barton, and he would grow up to live a completely normal life as a normal kid.

Young Robin Barton with his father
Young Robin Barton with his father / Courtesy Photo

However, as he grew older, Robin began to question things. His parents were afraid that the truth about his origins might ruin the family bond. They did understand, though, that they needed to be honest with their son about where he came from.

If anything, he was grateful to hear the honesty. Not only that, but he wanted to go out of his way to meet the officer who saved him all those years ago. Turns out, Officer Michael Buelna had stepped down by that point and received a call from the police department that “baby Adam” wanted to meet him.

Officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton reunite
Officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton reunite / ABC News

Michael explains that he felt so motivated to ensure Michael survived and had a family because his own parents did the same to him. After the press coverage of the reunion, Robin’s family got a lot bigger. He was finally able to meet some of his blood-related family members, including his father and his sisters.

His mother was apparently in prison for child abandonment and the government had eventually deported her to Mexico. Robin forgives his birth mother regardless.

Robin Barton and his birth father
Robin Barton and his birth father / Courtesy Photo

The 25-year-old hopes he will be able to connect with his mother someday, but now he’s got a whole lot of people in his life who love him. How amazing!

What a truly heartwarming story.

Want to read more amazing stories like this one? One son gave his mother a life-saving organ transplant just in time for Mother’s Day. It might make you tear up!

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Man Plays Fortune Cookie Numbers And Wins $344M Powerball Jackpot

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One man in North Carolina named Charles W. Jackson Jr. has won the latest $344.6 million jackpot. He says that he based his Powerball entry on his fortune cookie numbers. He originally got the fortune cookie from his granddaughter, and now he has a literal fortune.

The retired retailer says that he will use $223 million of the money and donate it to several charities. Another $1 million will go to his brother.

Jackson wins the Powerball jackpot

Man wins Powerball with fortune cookie numbers
Man wins Powerball with fortune cookie numbers / Travis Long/The News & Observer via AP

Jackson allegedly thought he won $50,000 at first. He was heading off to Raleigh to collect the money when he found out it was actually a lot more! “I said, ‘Dang, I got them all,’” he recalls at a news conference.

He also reveals that he found out the true jackpot amount via Google because he doesn’t watch the television news. Jackson told his wife about it as soon as he found out. He said, “You ain’t going to believe this — I got it all.”

Charles W. Jackson Jr. wins Powerball
Charles W. Jackson Jr. wins Powerball / North Carolina Lottery

Jackson says that he hopes the newly acquired fortune doesn’t change him. “I’m still going to wear my jeans — maybe newer ones,” he jokes.

He spoke to WRAL about the win and he still cannot believe he won that much money. “You play to win — but you don’t ever expect to win… It still hasn’t come over me yet how much — all that money.”

Charles W. Jackson Jr.
Charles W. Jackson Jr. / NBC News / AP

The charities that Jackson plans to donate to include St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and the Wounded Warrior Project.

Back in 2005, 110 people matched five of the six Powerball numbers, making them all second-prize winners. Police originally expected fraud, but it turns out that they, too, got their numbers from their fortune cookies that came from a New York factory. Must be a popular way to play the lottery!

fortune cookie numbers
Fortune cookie numbers / scottfeldstein / Flickr

Have you ever used your fortune cookie numbers when playing the lottery? You might want to try next time you get the chance! I know I’m definitely going to.

Many people all over the world play the lottery. For some, it’s serious business and for other’s, it’s just for fun.

Here are some tips on how to increase your chances of winning the lottery next time you play. You might want to add this ‘fortune cookie’ tip to the list!

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