Daily Crunch: Indiegogo has a new CEO

The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Indiegogo hires Reddit’s Andy Yang as new CEO CEO David Mandelbrot is stepping down, and according to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving. Mandelbrot announced his departure on LinkedIn, citing “personal reasons.” He was at Indiegogo for six years, starting as senior vice president of operations in August of 2013. Yang, meanwhile, recently led the product team at Reddit. 2. Google’s Duplex calls still frequently require human intervention Google’s AI-based reservation booking service seems almost too impressive to be a …

Adult Time is an endless buffet of both diverse and problematic porn

Is Adult Time all you need from a porn site, or is it an example of quantity over quality? Heres everything you need to know, from cost to features to why Adult Time is probably worth your money. Photo via Twitter Adult Time cost $19.95 per month for streaming video only $119.40 per year for streaming and downloading You can test Adult Time with a three-day trial for $2.95, or give one month of streaming a shot for $19.95 per month. Users who want to download have two options, each reasonably priced. Streaming with unlimited downloads month to month costs $29.99 per month, or you can save around $100 by paying $119.95 for a year up front. Adult Time membership …

Lamar Odom Says Khlo Kardashian ‘Beat The S**t’ Out Of A Stripper At Los Angeles Hotel! – Perez Hilton

Lamar Odom claims ex-wife Khloé Kardashian got physical with a stripper at a Los Angeles hotel. According to an excerpt from his new memoir — Darkness To Light — obtained by Radar Online, the basketball player said he booked a room at the Hotel Roosevelt in 2012, where he indulged in cocaine, marijuana, and women! In fact, the NBA star said there were “naked girls everywhere”! However, the party took a left turn when Khloé, mom Kris Jenner, and their security guards allegedly “bulldozed” into the room after getting a key from hotel staff. That’s when the Revenge Body host allegedly “pounced” on the first stripper she saw! According to Odom: “Khloe’s beating the s**t out of one of the girls who tried to protest. She’s dropping …

50 Tall People Problems Youll Only Understand If Youre Over 6 Foot

By Elevate If you’re considered tall, you’ll understand these struggles people on Ask Reddit face. By Elevate 1. Feeling self-conscious at concerts and cinemas about blocking the view of people behind you. 2. Having to purposefully slow your walking in order to allow your shorter friends to keep up. 3. It takes a lot more to feel full/drunk (aka $$$). 4. When I’m at a bar talking to 3 people all below 5’4” and music is playing I can’t hear a fucking thing and will have to crouch a bit or stand in a power split to lower my head to them. 5. If you’re doing the dishes for a longer period of time your back starts hurting, because most …

From Gentleman Jack to Killing Eve: who are TV’s greatest lesbian icons?

TV fans have been spoiled for women-on-women scenes on our screens of late. We celebrate with a rundown of the characters whose impact on the world is permanent and forever Get the rollers out! The drama about Gentleman Jack AKA Sally Wainwright. As youre playing her, youre aware that everybody has a right to be who they are, regardless of sexuality, Killing Eve or I heart you, and Pipers reply: I heart you? What is that I love you for pussies? Well, that, and their awarding her the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2016 was a hugely emotional moment. Sophie Webster, Coronation Street Sophie (Brooke Vincent) starting her sapphic adventure was the key surprise element of the 2010 New Years …

Netflix’s ‘Maria’ is a trigger-happy B-movie

Mariarevolves around an assassin named, you guessed it Lily. The acting is stilted, which leads to some unintended laughs. The dialogue is as cursory as it can possibly be.Mariaoozes clichs. Its a shame because Maria shouldbe more fun than it is. Stunt coordinator Sonny Sison comes up with a couple of nice set pieces. There is an awesome fight sequence about two-thirds of the way into the film between Maria and a rival assassin Miru (Jennifer Lee) set in a bathroom. Between the choreography and the clarity of the cinematography and direction by Pao Orendain and Pedring Lopez, its a brutal and thrilling fight. Its a down and dirtier bout that may remind viewers of the bathroom-wrecking brawl between Tom …

‘Good Sam’ is a heartwarming mystery about selfless generosity

Good Sam In the film, broadcast journalist Kate Bradley (Tiya Sircar) believes people are incapable of doing acts of kindness without an ulterior motiveor at least in the hopes to get something in returnafter spending years on the bummer beat, where she primarily covers stories about crime and accidents. When shes assigned a story about a good Samaritan, who goes by the name Good Sam, and leaves bags filled with $100,000 in cash on doorsteps across New York City, Kate is skeptical of their true motives. Netflix Good Sam Unfortunately, the subplots of the film were less refreshing. Although Kate works for a major news station in one of the biggest broadcast markets in the country, conversations with her father …

Hair raising! The return of the perm

The trend responsible for some of the 80s most memorable barnets is back. But fear not the modern look is less Deirdre Barlow, more a tumble of soft waves It is a truth universally acknowledged that everybody wants the opposite of the hair they have. Those with bountiful curls are wont to straighten them to a crisp, while the rest of us crimp and twist, chasing waves via diffusers, tongs, curl creams and, lately, perms. Thats right, the trend responsible for some of the 80s most memorable dos is making a return to the terror of many who are still scarred by their own perm-disasters. But fear not: the perm, which for many still conjures images of Neighbours-era Kylie Minogue, …

10 of the worlds best city views: readers travel tips

These stunning viewpoints put the fun into funiculars and the drama into panorama and many have art, bars and cafes to enjoy, too Winning tip: Jaipur, India Nahargarh Fort sprawls around a rocky outcrop above the Pink City of Jaipur in sthan province. Take a rickshaw up the hairpin road or go in the evening and tackle the stiff 20-minute hike up the path from the citys northern edge. Wander the extensive battlements and find an empty rampart or dome-covered lookout for incredible views over the constant tumult of Jaipur. Grab a late beer at the forts Padao Cafe and watch the famous pink render of the citys buildings glow in the evening sun.SPD Havana, Cuba Photograph: Kate Hockenhull/Alamy The …

These memorable movie scenes were totally unscripted

Christopher Abbott, Pico Alexander, and George Clooney in Hulu's 'Catch-22.'Image: Philipe Antonello / Hulu It couldn’t be more fitting that the latest adaptation of Joseph Heller’s Catch-22 finds its home on Hulu, proud purveyors of dystopia.  The six-episode miniseries has been marketed mostly as a comedy, but as anyone familiar with Heller’s 1961 novel knows, that’s just a way to cheat the system. Make no mistake, friends, this is a war epic, and a searing, caustic commentary from the men inside it.  Catch-22 is the story of John Yossarian (Christopher Abbott), a neurotic World War II bomb plane pilot whose only goal is to survive the war – by getting out of it. Yossarian and his unit have a mandatory …

Burger King launches line of ‘Unhappy Meals’ in honor of Mental Health Awareness Month

'Street Food' brings hidden gems to the forefront of culinary TV.Image: M.Synchrony/Netflix We all have that one special place we like to eat. Whether it’s a little ramen shop in the East Village or a rickety taco stand on Buford Highway, this spot has your go-to order perfected, right down to the mouthwatering garnish and extra sauce. You know the names of everyone who works there. You’ve visited through breakups, promotions, tragedies, and achievements. This place is a culinary secret you’re happy to keep, but even more excited to share.  And yet, your place, however magical, rarely gets featured outside of your local food magazine, and seems to take more convincing for newcomers to visit than it ought to.  Street …

What You Can Tell About Someones Personality Based On Their Favorite Pokemon

By Warner Bros. Pictures By Warner Bros. Pictures Pikachu – You’re a basic bitch. You follow the trends and hop onto bandwagons. You like whatever happens to be popular at the time. Chansey – You’re a healer. You’ll lend a hand to anyone in need. You care more about other people than you care about yourself.  Psyduck – You get stressed out easily. You don’t like making small talk. You would rather be alone than in a crowded room. Snorlax – You’re lazy. You would rather spend your weekends sleeping than actually getting dressed and leaving the house.  Gyarados – You’ve had a major glowup. It’s a big FU to everyone who used to know you back in high school. Dragonite – You come across …

Whats Going To Happen On American Horror Story Season 9?

By GameSpot Universe By GameSpot Universe is set to return sometime in fall of 2019 — but, unfortunately, we don’t know much more than that. It’s hard to predict what kind of content will hit our screens in season nine since is always so fresh and eclectic. So far, there have been seasons centering on cults and covens, freak shows and asylums. From the tiny amount the creator of , Ryan Murphy, has told us, it seems like season nine is going to be a slasher-themed season based on 80s horror movies. Murphy released a teaser for fans on April 10th. In the Instagram video (shown below), he revealed the ninth season will be called View this post on Instagram …

Sometimes, You Have To Ask For What You Deserve

Holly Riordan Updated May 15, 2019 By Lisa Fotios Some people aren’t going to treat you the way you deserve until you stand up for yourself, speak your mind, and demand better treatment. Is that fair? No. In a perfect world, your person would put as much effort into the relationship as you do, your friends would return all of your favors, and your boss would offer you a raise without you having to ask them. Unfortunately, in the real world, you can’t always choose the polite, non-confrontational option. You can’t sit around, patiently waiting for someone to give you what you deserve. You have to walk up to them and have a conversation. If you’ve been working until your …

Fuck The FireworksWhen Something Is Really Right For You It Makes You Feel Completely At Ease

Brianna Wiest Updated May 16, 2019 By Vlad Bagacian Everyone tells you to build your life on passion. To choose the things that leave you breathless, weak-kneed, glimmer-eyed and inspired. What they do not tell you is that those are also often the things that are unrealistic, inflated, short-lived and unhealthy. It’s hard to accept that our feelings could fail us like this, especially when they are so compelling. There is nothing most of us want than something in our lives that sweeps us out of complacency and into an entirely new existence. That is a fairytale that does not end happily ever after. The truth is that when something is really right for you, it makes you feel completely …

James Charles’ Merch Line Appears To Be DUNZO – Is Jeffree Star To Blame?? – Perez Hilton

Did Jeffree Star say, “Bye sister,” to James Charles‘ merch line?? As The brand’s website not only appears to be taken down, but the URL redirects to James’ YouTube channel. Sisters Apparel’s distributor is Killer Merch, which just so happens to be the company of Star, who publicly sided with Tati after her takedown video went viral. As of this writing, Sisters Apparel is no longer listed as a “partner” on Killer Merch’s website. In her 43-minute video, Westbrook cut ties with Charles after he shared an endorsement at Coachella for Sleep Vitamins by SugarBearHair, a direct competitor of her vitamin brand, Halo Beauty. Though Charles later apologized to her on Instagram Story, Westbrook claimed the teen did not personally reach out to her “face-to-face” rather …