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Sesame Street introduces Julia; Character With Autism

Sesame Street introduces Julia, Character With Autism

“Sesame Street” has always cast a wide net, making sure to represent as many different experiences as possible with their diverse cast and Muppets. And it’s broadening its reach once again by adding Julia, a Muppet girl on the autism spectrum, to the cast. “Families with autistic children tend to gravitate toward digital content, which is why we created Julia ... Read More »

Glenn Danzig Allegedly Punches Photographer at ‘Montreal Show’

Glenn Danzig Allegedly Punches Photographer at Montreal Show

At Glenn Danzig‘s Oct. 18 show in Montreal, one concertgoer reportedly received a painful lesson in just how far Danzig’s willing to go to enforce his “no photos” policy. The Misfits founder, who enforces a strict no photos rule at his shows, allegedly yelled at audience member Neil Dalton for trying to take snaps on his cellphone during the gig ... Read More »

Jacky Sutton: ‘British Activist’ found dead at Istanbul airport

British Activist Jacky Sutton found dead at Istanbul airport

Jacky Sutton, a British BBC journalist and acting director for the Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR), has been found dead at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport after missing a connecting flight to Iraq. A journalist and student, she was due to carry out fieldwork in Irbil for a PhD on international development support to female media professionals in Iraq and ... Read More »

American Cancer Society says start mammograms at 45, not 40 (Updated guidelines)

American Cancer Society says start mammograms at 45, not 40 (Updated guidelines)

The American Cancer Society updated its mammogram guidelines today, recommending that most women should start receiving annual screenings for breast cancer at age 45 instead of the previous age of 40. The society’s first mammogram guideline revisions in more than a decade are only complicating matters. A breakdown, per NBC News and CNN: Women with an average risk of breast ... Read More »