Michael Mann’s ‘Heat 2’ Tops Bestseller Lists

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If you purchase an independently reviewed product or service through a link on our website, The Hamden Journal may receive an affiliate commission. Michael Mann is having quite a week. In addition to beginning production on his star-studded film “Ferrari” this week in Italy, the director’s first novel, “Heat 2,” a sequel to his epic … Read more

Emma Watson Revives Her Pixie Cut for New Prada Beauty Campaign

Emma Watson Revives Her Pixie Cut for New Prada Beauty Campaign

Emma Watson‘s new beauty transformation is pure magic. The Harry Potter star unveiled a dramatic hairstyle—a fabulous pixie cut to be exact—to debut her new partnership with Prada Beauty. Undoubtedly, Emma’s short hair took center stage and captured everyone’s full attention with its effortless texture and perfectly messy finish.  Her new ‘do also complemented her bold eye … Read more

Stephen Colletti Goes Instagram Official With New Girlfriend! (Sorry, NOT Kristin Cavallari!)

Stephen Colletti Goes Instagram Official With New Girlfriend!

Sorry, Laguna Beach fans! If you were holding out on the hope of Stephen Colletti getting back together with his ex-girlfriend and podcast co-host Kristin Cavallari, we might have some disappointing news for you! The One Tree Hill alum revealed he is dating NASCAR host and reporter Alex Weaver while making their relationship Instagram official … Read more

A beginner’s guide to fighting games

A beginner’s guide to fighting games

For a long time, I’d look at fighting games and say, “That looks so cool — but it’s not for me.” I had done some casual button mashing, but I had never dug into the deeper mechanics. When I saw the gulf between what I was able to do and what others were doing, I … Read more

Savannah Guthrie honors Richard Engel’s late son, Henry

Savannah Guthrie honors Richard Engel's late son, Henry

Savannah Guthrie honored Richard Engel’s late son, Henry, with a throwback photo after the 6-year-old’s death. “Dearest Henry, I will never forget your sweet spirit and the twinkle in your eye,” Guthrie, 50, wrote via Twitter Thursday. In the sweet snap, the “Today” show co-anchor smiled down at Henry as he touched her face with … Read more

Apple Podcasts’ new charts help you find the top paid shows

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Apple Podcasts has offered paid subscriptions for a while, but how are you supposed to find shows worth a monthly outlay? You now have some help. Apple has introduced charts for both the top 100 subscriber shows and top 100 subscriber channels, making it clearer which shows and providers are interesting enough for people to … Read more

Celebrity-Driven Documentaries Dominate Emmys Race

Celebrity-Driven Documentaries Dominate Emmys Race

This year’s documentary directing Emmy race is celebrity-heavy. Not only are four of the seven directors nominated public figures, but the five docus featured include marquee names. Judd Apatow and Michael Bonfiglio’s “George Carlin’s American Dream,” Amy Poehler’s “Lucy and Desi” and Andrew Rossi’s “The Andy Warhol Diaries” each explore the lives of the titular … Read more