Baby Formula Industry Lobby to Weaken Safety Standards

Baby Formula Industry Lobby to Weaken Safety Standards

The Abbott Nutrition facility in Sturgis, Michigan, which produces much of the U.S. supply of baby formula, shut down in February, bringing production lines to a grinding halt. Following a voluntary recall and investigation by the Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the stoppage stemmed from a bacterial outbreak … Read more

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Keith Thomas’ Stephen King adaptation

Zac Efron and Ryan Kiera Armstrong in FirestarterImage: Ken Woroner / Universal Pictures With any subsequent adaptation, the hope is that a story improves on the version that preceded it — or at least feels as though it’s offering up a unique vision, an additional layer that makes the new adaptation purposeful in its insistence … Read more

Retro Game Prices Are Being Manipulated, Lawsuit Claims

Retro Game Prices Are Being Manipulated, Lawsuit Claims

Screenshot: Heritage Auctions / Kotaku The market frenzy leading to record-breaking prices for retro games appears to have slowed since last year, but frustration over the collectible grading firm at the center of the spike has not. Earlier this week a number of Wata Games customers filed a class action lawsuit attempting to put an … Read more

Peloton teases new rower at Homecoming event

Peloton teases new rower at Homecoming event

Peloton’s annual Homecoming event is for the fans. It’s where the fitness tech company releases new products, as well as drops new features and content. It’s also a chance for fans to take live classes taught by their favorite instructors and attend special panel discussions. This year, the big tease is that Peloton officially confirmed … Read more

‘It used to be cocaine and strippers’: Robbie Williams swaps rock star lifestyle for painting

‘It used to be cocaine and strippers’: Robbie Williams swaps rock star lifestyle for painting

Robbie Williams has revealed he’s swapped his rock star lifestyle for painting as he’s expected to fetch £ 20,000 for one piece of artwork. The singer, 48, admitted he’s given up ‘cocaine and strippers’ for ‘coloring in’ as he starts to make money out of his lockdown hobby. In an interview with The Times, Robbie … Read more

Opinion | The ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel is rated PG-13 because it’s for teens, not because it’s not high art

Opinion |  The ‘Doctor Strange’ sequel is rated PG-13 because it’s for teens, not because it’s not high art

Placeholder while article actions load The brewing debate over the MPA rating for director Sam Raimi’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” is nominally about the tricky gray area separating a PG-13 movie and an R-rated one. In truth, it’s the latest effort by fans of the Marvel Cinematic Universe to convince the rest … Read more

Meta’s next headset has a secret superpower

Meta’s next headset has a secret superpower

Hello, and welcome to Protocol Entertainment, your guide to the business of the gaming and media industries. This Thursday, we’ve got the scoop on some of the advanced mixed-reality features of Meta’s next VR headset, code-named Cambria. Also: Sonos launches a voice assistant, and Napster is back! Meta’s next headset has a secret superpower Meta … Read more