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Bradley Cooper Makes Cringy Dad Confession

Bradley Cooper:
It Took 8 Months
to Love My Kid
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Bradley Cooper: It Took 8 Months to Love My Kid

Says that paternal feeling wasn't immediate

(Newser) - Bradley Cooper says he's "not sure I'd be alive" if not for his 6-year-old daughter Lea De Seine. But it took awhile for him to recognize his love for the child born to Cooper and Russian model Irina Shayk in March 2017. "The first eight months—...

New Deal Will Let Rogan Podcast Air Elsewhere

Per 'WSJ,' controversial podcaster may make up to $250M under new Spotify contract

(Newser) - Not too long ago, after a series of missteps and controversies , Joe Rogan's relationship with the music platform Spotify seemed tenuous . But "for more than three years, The Joe Rogan Experience has consistently been the number-one podcast across the globe," noted a recent Spotify statement—which helps...

UK Sentences Podcasters Who Called for Killing Prince Harry

Neo-Nazis urged listeners to commit violence against ethnic minorities

(Newser) - A neo-Nazi podcaster who called for the deaths of Prince Harry and his young son received a prison sentence Thursday along with his co-host Thursday. The sentencing judge in London called the duo "dedicated and unapologetic white supremacists" who encouraged terrorism, the AP reports. Christopher Gibbons and Tyrone Patten-Walsh...

She Turned to Podcasters Over Sister's Killing. It Ended Badly
She Turned to Podcasters Over
Sister's Killing. It Ended Badly
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She Turned to Podcasters Over Sister's Killing. It Ended Badly

The 'New York Times' looks at how families can be retraumatized by online sleuthing

(Newser) - Liz Flatt was 8 when her sister, Debbie Sue Williamson, was murdered in 1975. The cold case continued to haunt her into adulthood, so in 2016, she decided to make a new push to get the crime solved. The years that followed brought her to CrimeCon, where she met George...

Newest Multimedia Star: Lady Bird Johnson

Podcast, documentary use former first lady's voice

(Newser) - Texas college student Jade Emerson found herself entranced as she worked on a podcast about Lady Bird Johnson, listening to hour upon hour of the former first lady recounting her life from childhood to advising her husband in the White House. "I fell in love very quickly. "She...

2 Podcast Fans Help Right a Decades-Old Wrong

They brought 'Crime Junkie' case to husband's dad, who was chief of police in Odessa, Texas

(Newser) - In some ways, the exoneration of James Reyos in Odessa, Texas, has a familiar ring to it. A reexamination of evidence from a decades-old murder convinced the state's highest court to clear him earlier this month, as the Texas Monthly recounts. But the story has a unique twist: Reyos,...

Podcast Sparks Probe Into Mystery Serial Killer 'Bible John'

Police allegedly concealed identity of man thought to have killed 3 women in Glasgow

(Newser) - Scottish police are reexamining three unsolved murders attributed to the country's most notorious alleged serial killer following an award-winning BBC podcast that suggested a police coverup. Journalist Audrey Gillan's Bible John: Creation of the Serial Killer , released in late 2022, told how Helen Puttock, Jemima MacDonald, and Patricia...

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Leave Spotify
Spotify Exec Slams Harry
and Meghan: 'F--- Them'

Spotify Exec Slams Harry and Meghan: 'F--- Them'

Bill Simmons calls royal couple 'grifters' after Spotify deal falls through

(Newser) - The joint statement that announced Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's $20 million deal with Spotify is kaput noted the entities were "proud of the series we made together." Now, new comments from a top Spotify exec suggest things may have been a little more ... tense. "The ...

'Complete Shock': Podcaster Captures Crazy SUV Crash

Nobody was injured in the Houston accident

(Newser) - Podcaster Nathan Reeves was wrapping up an interview in Houston from a cafe when he spoke some unintentionally ironic words: "It got so quiet in here," he said—just as an out-of-control SUV barreled into the cafe right behind him. The startling video is here , via Reeves' "...

Trademark Office Has Bad News for Meghan

Request to trademark 'Archetypes' is denied

(Newser) - It's a no go: Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, has been denied her request to trademark "Archetypes," the title of her Spotify podcast. Archewell Audio, the podcast production company launched by Meghan and husband Prince Harry, filed the request to trademark the word as it applies to...

Michelle Obama: I Sobbed for 30 Mins Leaving White House

Lack of diversity at Trump's inauguration triggered her, she says in podcast clip

(Newser) - People ask Michelle Obama if she wasn't in a good mood as her family left the White House in 2017, to be replaced by the Trumps, given photos of her at the time. "No, I was not!" she admits in a clip of the upcoming Michelle Obama:...

Claim on Joe Rogan Podcast Sparks a 'Bone Rush' in NYC

Gold miner John Reeves says mammoth bones were dumped in East River in the 1940s

(Newser) - Ask people what you might find buried in the muck at the bottom of New York City's East River and they'd likely say "mob boss" before thinking of mammoth bones. But several groups of treasure hunters have taken to the waterway in recent weeks after hearing a...

Prepare to be 'Triggered' by Donald Trump Jr.

Former president's son inks 7-figure deal to host podcast on Rumble video platform, per Axios

(Newser) - Donald Trump Jr. has been posting video content for nearly two years on Rumble, an online platform he says offers a "level playing field" for conservatives. Now he's apparently made his relationship with the portal more official: Axios reports Trump Jr. has signed a seven-figure contract with Rumble...

Podcasters Help Clear 2 Men of Murder Charges

Both were convicted of murder in the 1996 shooting death of their friend

(Newser) - In this case, a true-crime podcast didn't just recount an old case—it helped free two men wrongfully imprisoned because of it, reports CNN . Darrell Lee Clark and co-defendant Cain Joshua Storey were exonerated of murder last week in the 1996 shooting death of their friend Brian Bowling. All...

Podcaster Takes a Stand, and Guessing Game Ensues

Glennon Doyle scrapped a guest at last minute because of woman's rude husband

(Newser) - Director Olivia Wilde famously has a "no-a--hole" policy when it comes to working with other celebs. Glennon Doyle, host of the popular We Can Do Hard Things podcast , enforced one of her own recently, and it has set off a guessing game about which guest she booted from her...

Kimmel: I Had to Go After Trump, Regardless of Cost

Late-night host said he lost half his audience over his jokes about Donald Trump

(Newser) - Jimmy Kimmel says telling jokes about Donald Trump cost him half his audience, but he'd do it all again. According to ABC's research, "10 years ago, among Republicans I was the most popular talk show," the Jimmy Kimmel Live! host said on Thursday's episode of...

Adnan Syed 'Couldn't Believe' His New Fate

Hae Min Lee's family says probe should continue, but Syed should remain jailed

(Newser) - Adnan Syed's attorney says that he told her "he couldn't believe it's real" after a judge overturned his conviction for the 1999 murder of his ex-girlfriend, Hae Min Lee. Syed, whose insistence of his innocence became the subject of many a water cooler debate after his...

Anchor Sues ESPN, Arguing Retaliation Over Comments

Sage Steele says podcast remarks about Obama, vaccine mandates were made as a private citizen

(Newser) - An ESPN anchor has sued the network, saying it retaliated against her over remarks she made as a guest on an unrelated podcast last fall. The filing by Sage Steele says the company's actions were in breach of her contract and a violation of her right to free speech,...

Meghan Markle Tries to Trademark 500-Year-Old Word

'Archetypes' is the title of her new Spotify podcast, examining female stereotypes

(Newser) - Meghan Markle is seeking to trademark "archetypes," which in addition to being a 500-year-old word is also the title of her upcoming Spotify-exclusive podcast. The Duchess of Sussex, acting through her Archewell Audio company, filed the application with the US Patent and Trademark Office in March, the same...

Is Mark Zuckerberg a Robot? Traffic Lights Reveal the Truth

Podcaster asks Zuckerberg to prove he's not 'Zuckerborg'

(Newser) - Mark Zuckerberg has long known that he comes across as, well ... not quite human, acknowledging in a 2019 interview that "historically, I've had a very hard time expressing myself. ... I just come across as robotic." One computer scientist and AI researcher recently decided to carry out a...

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