Filmmaker Paul Haggis used ‘fame to prey on, to manipulate, and to attack vulnerable women,’ attorney says at trial

A civil rape trial in the case against filmmaker Paul Haggis got underway in New York on Wednesday. Haleigh Breest is suing Haggis, alleging he raped her at his Manhattan apartment in January 2013. Breest’s attorney said in opening statements that Haggis “doesn’t stop when women say no.” Oscar-winning filmmaker can’t take no for an … Read more

Dallas Cowboys continue to manipulate roster; veteran OT Jason Peters set for visit

The finalized their 53-man roster and filled out their practice squad on Wednesday with some creative roster management and manipulation. But it is still not the full complement of players who will open the season against the on Sept. 11. The team is not done making moves. Veteran offensive tackle Jason Peters scheduled to visit … Read more

Cowboys manipulate QB room, release both Will Grier, Cooper Rush

While starting quarterback Dak Prescott hung out on the sidelines during the preseason, the backup battle was brewing. Cooper Rush has been a preseason hero for the Cowboys over the last few seasons and even led Dallas to a victory over Minnesota on the road in 2021 during Prescott’s absence. Will Grier’s arrival in 2021 … Read more

Meta’s threat report highlights clumsy attempt to manipulate Ukraine discourse

Meta’s paints a somewhat depressing picture of the once feared global troll ecosystem: a number of outfits “relatively low in sophistication” attempting fruitlessly to spam their way to relevance. But just because they’re bad at their jobs doesn’t mean we can let our guard down. Various forms of hackery and attempts to manipulate online conversation … Read more

Judd Apatow slams Stephen Colbert’s other guest on Monday’s ‘Late Show’: ‘People with money manipulate the whole system’

Judd Apatow visited , Monday, to promote his documentary . He was the second guest on the show, with the first being former president Donald Trump’s Secretary of Defense, Mark Esper. Esper was there to promote his new about the absurd things the former president did in office. Apatow did not pull any punches when … Read more