How Zac Efron’s ‘Greatest Beer Run Ever’ bag of brews became a moldy, stinky ‘safety blanket’

Chris Evans’ Captain America had a signature shield. Zac Efron’s Chickie Donohue has a duffel bag full of brews. Based on a true story, director Peter Farrelly’s war dramedy “The Greatest Beer Run Ever” (now streaming on Apple TV+) lives up to its title with Chickie’s improbable and rather crazy mission traveling from New York … Read more

Kathy Najimy Explains Why Mary’s Crooked Smile Is Backwards in Hocus Pocus 2 : ‘We Can Justify It’

Kathy Najimy Hocus Pocus Credit: Disney ; (L-R): Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson, Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson, and Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson in Disney’s live-action HOCUS POCUS 2, exclusively on Disney+. Photo by Matt Kennedy. © 2022 Disney Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Disney; Disney+ Kathy Najimy is clearing the air about … Read more

Mortgage rates recently hit their highest level since 2007. Here’s what 5 economists and real estate pros say will happen next with rates

Where will mortgage rates go from here? Getty Images Since the start of the year, mortgage rates have been trending upwards — and according to many experts, this trend will likely continue through October. So far this year, mortgage rates have climbed from about 3% to nearly 7%, the highest level since 2007, MarketWatch recently … Read more

How ‘Hocus Pocus 2’ Used Folklore, Spiders and Snakes to Update Witchy Looks From the Original

It’s been 30 years since the first “Hocus Pocus,” which ended with the Sanderson sisters Winnie (Bette Midler), Sarah (Sarah Jessica Parker) and Mary (Kathy Najimy) disintegrating. The Sanderson sisters are back in “Hocus Pocus 2,” now streaming on Disney+. After a brief backstory intro, Salem teen Becca (Whitney Peak) is fooled into lighting the … Read more

Fed Begins to Split on the Need for Speed to Peak Rates

(Bloomberg) — Sign up for the New Economy Daily newsletter, follow us @economics and subscribe to our podcast. Most Read from Bloomberg Federal Reserve officials are starting to stake out different views on how fast to raise interest rates as they balance hot inflation against rising stress in financial markets. With Fed target range now … Read more