Good news! “Autopsy: The Last Hours of…” is heading back into the studio to film new episodes. Although production has been shut down due to COVID-19, my team will resume shooting in November and following safe production practices, including masks and social distancing on the set. Read more.
The coronavirus pandemic has severely disrupted lives, overwhelmed healthcare systems and caused economic losses worldwide. In the United States, some regions are experiencing the effects of financial hardship even more than others. Experts report that Michigan will feel the brunt of the economic crisis longer and more acutely than many other states, as it relies heavily on auto manufacturing, which has been largely shuttered. Read more.
Dave Portnoy, the founder and president of Barstool Sports, has launched a fund to bail out small businesses that have been hurt by the pandemic and government shutdowns. Reaching into his own pockets, he wants to help small businesses stay afloat and he is challenging others to join him for the cause. He calls it the Barstool Fund and he is using his incredible social reach to spread the word. Read more.
Big retailers like Nordstrom www.nordstrom.com and Williams-Sonoma Inc. are turning to small artisans this holiday season to try to stand apart from rivals and draw new shoppers with locally made, handcrafted items. Read more.