THE LATEST

Ewan McGregor Plays Jesus and The Devil in Sundance Epic

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 31
Epic is not usually a term associated with films coming out of the Sundance Film Festival, which makes director Rodrigo Garcia's imagined story of Jesus's journey through the desert even more striking.

Justin Timberlake Shares Baby News On His 34th Birthday

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 31
It's Justin Timberlake's birthday, but it's another birth date that's on his mind - that of his future son or daughter.

Super Bowl the Final Act of the NFL's Worst Season

NEWS | By Eddie Pells | Jan 31
Domestic violence. Questionable discipline. Player safety. Confusing officiating. Deflated footballs. The disturbing headlines that began last February never slowed down for the NFL this season.

Whitney Houston's Daughter Found Unresponsive In Tub

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 31
The daughter of late singer and entertainer Whitney Houston was found unresponsive in a bathtub and taken to an Atlanta-area hospital.

Ala Judges Weighing Whether to Perform Same-Sex Weddings

NEWS | By Jay Reeves | Jan 31
Fred Hamic is a marrying judge: He's performed about 1,000 weddings during seven years as Geneva County's probate judge and considers the ceremonies a highlight of his job.

Cynthia Nixon Channels the Personal to Play a Cancer Patient

ENTERTAINMENT | By Lindsey Bahr | Jan 31
Cynthia Nixon's portrayal of a woman and mother dying of cancer in the Sundance drama "James White" hit extremely close to home. The actress saw her own mother die from the disease in the same year she shot the film.

First Look: Viola Davis Goes Vigilante In 'Lila And Eve'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Sandy Cohen | Jan 31
Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are grief-stricken mothers in "Lila and Eve," which premiered Friday night at the Sundance Film Festival.

Imagine Dragons' Bassist: Don't Make Seahawks The Hero

ENTERTAINMENT | By Anthony McCartney | Jan 31
Imagine Dragons bassist Ben McKee has a simple reason he wants the New England Patriots to win the Super Bowl - he doesn't want to see the Seattle Seahawks made into heroes.

Mary Cheney Compares Blackface to Drag

NEWS | By EDGE | Jan 31
Mary Cheney wants to know why it isn't "socially acceptable" for a white person to "put on blackface and act out offensive stereotypes of African-Americans" if drags queens are allowed to imitate female stereotypes?

Exxon Mobil Updates Anti-Discrimination Employment Policy

NEWS | Jan 31
Exxon Mobil Corp. has updated its corporate policies to protect employees from discrimination for sexual orientation or gender identity.

Sundance Closing-Night Film, 'Grandma' Showcases Lily Tomlin

ENTERTAINMENT | Jan 31
Writer-director Paul Weitz knew what he was after when he was writing "Grandma," the official closing-night selection at the Sundance Film Festival. "I just wanted to see a movie where (Lily Tomlin) was in every scene," he said.

Cumberbatch, Fry, Others Urge UK To Pardon Gay Men

NEWS | Jan 31
Oscar-nominated actor Benedict Cumberbatch has joined others in calling for the British government to pardon gay and bisexual men convicted in the past under the defunct "gross indecency" law.

'The Man in the High Castle' Pilot Soars Above Amazon's New Season

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 31
The takeaway show from Amazon Studios' new pilot season is "The Man in the High Castle" -- an alternative history series that reveals a world if Nazi Germany and Japan won World War II.

Out There :: Do-It-Yourself North Bay Getaway

ENTERTAINMENT | By Roberto Friedman | Jan 31
The small picturesque town of Healdsburg in the North Bay is in the midst of its inaugural Hands on Healdsburg program, set to run through Feb. 28. It's all about do-it-yourself activities.

Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

NEWS | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.


News

Gay-Murdering ISIS Penal Code Includes Stoning, Crucifixion

INTERNATIONAL | By Rhuaridh Marr | Jan 31
The full penal code, The Independent reports, includes brutal punishments including lashings, cutting off hands and legs for theft, exile for unmarried adulterers and death sentences which include crucifixion and stoning.


Entertainment

Theatre Review :: Motown: The Musical

THEATRE | By Robert Nesti | Jan 31
"Motown: The Musical" is an enjoyable enough jukebox musical, largely because of the songbook it contains and its talented cast.


Business

After 5 Years: Stock Funds Gaining More Believers

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | Jan 30
Last year was the second in a row that investors put more money into U.S. stock funds than they took out. Now that stocks have roughly tripled since hitting a bottom in March 2009, faith is building.


Technology

Secret Cuban Youth Computer Network Defies Wi-Fi Ban

PERSONAL TECH | By Michael Weissenstein | Jan 29
Cut off from the Internet, young Cubans have quietly linked thousands of computers into a hidden network that stretches miles across Havana, letting them chat with friends, play games and download hit movies in a mini-replica of the online world.


Finance

Euro Plunges, but European Brands Still Pricy in US

SAVING | By Scott Mayerowitz, Anne D'Innocenzio | Jan 29
Americans hoping to save on European goods thanks to a falling euro shouldn't rush to uncork that bottle of French Bordeaux. There's very little to celebrate.


Cars

Six Automobile Brands That Target the Gay Community

AUTO NEWS | By Mike Halterman | Jan 31
Recognizing the buying power of the gay community and many car buyers' penchants for buying the top-of-the-line and owning the best there is, auto manufacturers have marketed to us directly.


Health/Fitness

Make the Commitment :: Fitness Guru Dan Saladino Talks

FITNESS | By Joel Martens | Jan 31
He's trained movie stars; now he's talking to you. Dan Saladino discusses lifestyle, working out, staying fit, and what it takes to be healthy, fit and happy - long term.


Travel

Where to Go in 2015: The Photos

Jan 31
From big cities like San Francisco, Cape Town, Houston and Sydney to the adventures that await in Thailand, Scotland and Peru, EDGE offers you a visual feast of where to go in 2015.


Nightlife

Madonna is "Living" for the Remix

MUSIC | By JC Alvarez | Jan 30
After the premature release of demos from her upcoming "Rebel Heart," the Queen of Pop, Madonna has held tight to new music, exclusively unleashing "Love" only to clubland!