SweatFest makes home workouts a party on IG Live

During the past six months of pandemic restrictions, it has been a challenge to find ways to get enough exercise to keep from turning into a gelatinous blob. Although LA County gyms, yoga studios and fitness facilities continue to suffer from “outside only” limitations, Angelenos have found creative ways to keep in shape while staying connected to the outer world at large. In the early days of the lockdown, acclaimed choreographer Ryan Heffington became an unlikely touchstone for wellness activity, which rapidly spread around the …

America’s top parasite should watch the film he mocked

Trump mocking a foreign film that won Best Picture is about as entitled as someone can get. The 2019 South Korean film “Parasite” became the Best Picture winner of the 2020 Oscars. This historic moment went on to be praised upon as one of the greatest Best Picture wins. That is until one man, who is the President of the United States, decides to put the film on blast for its win. President Trump talked about “Parasite” and its historic win at a rally on …

Oscars snub minorities in nominations

The amount of ethnically diverse Academy Award winners and nominees can probably be counted on one hand. Last year alone the film, “12 Years A Slave”, a low-budget film directed by an almost unknown African-American director, Steve McQueen, made history by winning Best Picture. Some critics agreed and others believed it won due to its almost controversial issue on slavery. This critic, believes without a doubt, it was the rightful winner. Yet once again, Academy Awards season is here and so are the nominees. One …