‘Hillbilly Elegy’ author quits board after controversial tweets

'Hillbilly Elegy' author quits board after controversial tweets

Time for a hillbilly eulogy? “Hillbilly Elegy” author J.D. Vance has departed the board of a green food firm following a controversial hot take on Twitter. Vance was an early investor in AppHarvest, a mega-greenhouse company that employs eco-friendly technology to mass-produce food in Appalachia, where his best-selling memoir takes place, the Associated Press reported. … Read more

Apple Fitness Plus adds new workouts designed specifically for pregnant, beginner, and older users

Apple Fitness Plus adds new workouts designed specifically for pregnant, beginner, and older users

Apple is adding a variety of new workouts to its $9.99-per-month Fitness Plus service, including programs designed specifically for beginners and workouts tailored for both pregnant and elderly users. “With more options for getting started, and staying active and healthy during pregnancy as well as at any age or fitness level, we hope even more … Read more

Thomas Vinterberg on tragedy behind triumphant Oscar-nominated sensation ‘Another Round’

Thomas Vinterberg on tragedy behind triumphant Oscar-nominated sensation 'Another Round'

Mads Mikkelsen in ‘Another Round’ (Photo: Samuel Goldwyn) Another Round — Thomas Vinterberg’s darkly comedic drama about a coterie of middle-aged Copenhagen men who experiment with functional day drinking to mixed results — was widely expected to earn an Oscar nomination for Best International Film, where the global hit has emerged a the prohibitive favorite. … Read more