CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA – MARCH 20: Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Chief Medical Officer for the Australian Government Professor Brendan Murphy sanitise their hands on arrival for a National Cabinet meeting at Parliament House on March 20, 2020 in Canberra, Australia. Further restrictions on indoor gatherings are expected to be announced today in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Currently non-essential gatherings of 100 or more people indoors are banned, along with outdoor gatherings of more than 500. Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Thursday announced Australia would be closing its borders to all visitors for six months. The travel ban will be placed on all people who are not Australian residents or their direct relations coming to the country from 9pm on Friday night. There are now 709 confirmed cases of COVID-19 In Australia while the death toll now stands at seven. (Photo by Sam Mooy/Getty Images) … [Read more...] about How Is It That Athletes & Celebrities Are Getting Virus Tested?
“Years ago a baby owl was in my backyard and his talon was stuck in his eyeball and I called 10 different animal places to say ‘What the f— do I do with this owl?'” Adlon recalls. “We had this owl, we named it Hoot, we wrapped it in a towel and put it in a box and poked air holes in the box and then the animal people came to get it. That’s just a funky little detail that I looked back on and we stuck on the board and we were able to incorporate into the show. If something sticks with me, I’ll bring it up.” … [Read more...] about Pamela Adlon on Rooting ‘Better Things’ Season 4 in Reality But Leaving Room for ‘Magic’
Weir’s first novel, “The Martian,” was self-published in 2011. The story follows an American astronaut stranded alone on Mars in the year 2035. The film adaptation, directed by Ridley Scott and starring Matt Damon, was released in 2015 and became a massive box office success with $630 million worldwide and seven Academy Award nominations. … [Read more...] about Ryan Gosling to Star in Astronaut Movie ‘Project Hail Mary’