Tag: leisure

In addition to bitcoin, AMC will soon accept other cryptocurrencies for purchases

AMC on Wednesday expanded the range of cryptocurrencies it soon plans to accept for movie-ticket and concession purchases. In its second-quarter earnings report in August, AMC Entertainment Holdings Inc. AMC, -0.97%, the nation’s largest movie-theater chain, announced it would accept bitcoin BTCUSD, +0.79% for online ticket and concession purchases before the end of this year. […]

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Health officials debunk Nicki Minaj’s claim that COVID vaccine caused impotence

Turns out, Nicki Minaj’s cousin’s friend may not have been a credible source after all. On Monday, the pop star tweeted a claim that her cousin’s friend in her home country of Trinidad had become impotent after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine, suffering from swollen testicles, which caused his fiancee to leave him. While the dubious […]

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ViacomCBS revamping Paramount operations, refocusing on streaming

ViacomCBS Inc. is revamping the operations of its Paramount Pictures movie and television production unit as part of a broader shake-up of the management there that will give television veteran David Nevins a larger role, people familiar with the matter said. Under the new structure, the movie and television arms will be run as separate entities, the people […]

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Opinion: ‘Don’t give up on your dreams,’ says the Medicare songwriter

Last year at about this time I was sitting at my desk when all of a sudden my phone blew up. Congratulatory text messages started coming in: “I always knew this would happen. Proud of you.” After a little checking and a phone call or two, I found out what all the fuss was about. […]

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