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2022 Cannes Diary 4: 'De Humani Corporis Fabrica,' 'Crimes of the Future,' 'The Five Devils,' & 'Close'

2022 Cannes Diary 4: 'De Humani Corporis Fabrica,' 'Crimes of the Future,' 'The Five Devils,' & 'Close'

ENTERTAINMENT | By C.J. Prince | May 27

EDGE contributor C.J. Prince takes a look at some of the most anticipated films of the 2022 Cannes Film Festival, including David Cronenberg's long-awaited return with "Crimes of the Future" and "Close," a contender for the Queer Palm award.

San Francisco Mayor, LGBTQ+ Cops Boycott Pride Parade

San Francisco Mayor, LGBTQ+ Cops Boycott Pride Parade

PRIDE | By Kilian Melloy | May 27

San Francisco Pride has decided not to allow police officers to participate in the parade in uniform. LGBTQ+ officers — and the city mayor — responded by announcing they aren't participating at all.

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

Soccer Great David Beckham: Historically Homophobic Sport Has Improved; Still Has Far to Go

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | May 27

English soccer great David Beckham, who positions himself as an LGBTQ+ ally despite serving as a brand ambassador for homophobic nation Qatar, says the sport is getting less homophobic.

Jodie Foster Will Star, Executive Produce Season 4 of 'True Detective'

Jodie Foster Will Star, Executive Produce Season 4 of 'True Detective'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | May 27

"True Detective" is returning to television — and so is out icon Jodie Foster, who will star in and executive produce the fourth season of the acclaimed anthology series.

Spanish LGBTQ+ Groups Wary of Monkeypox Stigma as Pride Nears

Spanish LGBTQ+ Groups Wary of Monkeypox Stigma as Pride Nears

NEWS | By Alicia León and Ian Sullivan | May 27

With one of Europe's largest gay pride celebrations right around the corner, Spain's LGBTQ community is worried that the outbreaks of monkeypox on the continent could lead to an increase in homophobic sentiment based on misunderstandings of the disease.

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

Aguilera, Hanks, De Niro and More Light Up Cannes amfAR Gala

NEWS | By Louise Dixon | May 27

Robert De Niro was the honored guest at the 28th annual amfAR Gala Cannes, where one lucky guest won an auction to have lunch with the actor and a piece of his family history.

Depeche Mode Founding Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies at 60

Depeche Mode Founding Keyboardist Andy Fletcher Dies at 60

NEWS | By Andrew Dalton | May 27

Andy "Fletch" Fletcher, the unassuming, bespectacled, red-headed keyboardist who for more than 40 years added his synth sounds to Depeche Mode hits like "Just Can't Get Enough" and "Personal Jesus," has died at age 60.

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

WHO: Nearly 200 Cases of Monkeypox in More than 20 Countries

NEWS | By Maria Cheng | May 27

The World Health Organization says nearly 200 cases of monkeypox have been reported in more than 20 countries not usually known to have outbreaks of the unusual disease.

Stars and Royalty Watch ABBA's Return in Digital Stage Show

Stars and Royalty Watch ABBA's Return in Digital Stage Show

ENTERTAINMENT | By Jill Lawless | May 27

Four decades after the Swedish pop supergroup last performed live, audiences can once again see ABBA onstage in an innovative digital concert where past and future collide.

'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'
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'Only Connect.' Meet the Cast of Boston's 'The Inheritance'

ENTERTAINMENT | May 27

There is an incredible camaraderie on view at Boston's Roberts Studio Theater where the first regional production of "The Inheritance" runs through June 11. EDGE spoke with the production's cast members.

News

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' Star, Dies

Ray Liotta, 'Goodfellas' and 'Field of Dreams' Star, Dies

NEWS | By Lindsey Bahr and Martin Adames | May 26

Ray Liotta, the actor best known for playing mobster Henry Hill in "Goodfellas" and baseball player Shoeless Joe Jackson in "Field of Dreams," has died. He was 67.

Business

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

Administration Opposes Airlines in Lawsuit over Crew Breaks

BUSINESS | May 26

The Biden administration has sided against the airline industry and urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday to uphold a California law that would provide more rest and meal breaks for airline crews.

Technology

Shooter Warning Signs Get Lost in Sea of Social Media Posts

Shooter Warning Signs Get Lost in Sea of Social Media Posts

TECHNOLOGY | By Amanda Seitz | May 27

The warning signs were there for anyone to stumble upon, days before the 18-year-old gunman entered a Texas elementary school and slaughtered 19 children and two teachers.

Finance

Millennial Money: How to Tell When Money Advice is Bad

Millennial Money: How to Tell When Money Advice is Bad

FINANCE | By Sara Rathner | May 26

There are a lot of people out there who want to tell you what to do with your money. The problem is only some of them know what they're talking about.

Cars

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

Lawsuit Accuses 3 Automakers and Parts Maker in Air Bag Case

CARS | By Tom Krisher | May 26

A class action lawsuit is accusing three automakers and a parts manufacturer of knowingly selling vehicles containing air bag inflators that are at risk of exploding.

Style

Perfect Summer Moisturizers for Every Skin Type

Perfect Summer Moisturizers for Every Skin Type

STYLE | By Christopher Ehlers | May 26

Humidity, sunshine, and long days by the pool are no reason to skip a moisturizer. Chances are, if you're reluctant to slather on a moisturizer in the summer, it's probably because you're not using the right one.

Travel

Prepare for Sticker Shock if You are Traveling this Summer

Prepare for Sticker Shock if You are Traveling this Summer

TRAVEL | By David Koenig | May 27

Airlines and tourist destinations are expecting monster crowds this summer as travel restrictions ease and pandemic fatigue overcomes lingering fear of contracting COVID-19 during travel.

Nightlife

Underwear Night @ Tool Shed, Palm Springs :: May 26, 2022

Underwear Night @ Tool Shed, Palm Springs :: May 26, 2022

NIGHTLIFE | May 27

Tool Shed, in Palm Springs, California, hosted its weekly Thursday night underwear party with a sexy underwear contest and DJ Corey D. spinning the tunes.