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Seth Rogen on 'Preacher' violence: 'If you don't like that, then, guess what?'

Seth Rogen on 'Preacher' violence: 'If you don't like that, then, guess what?'

Entertainment
June 24 (UPI) -- Preacher executive producer Seth Rogen acknowledges his blood-soaked series, which routinely challenges the concepts of religion and faith, isn't for everyone. "I think there's so many shows on television now that, to us being different is a good thing. And if you don't like that, then, guess what? There's 100 million other shows that you have the opportunity to watch," Rogen said in a recent teleconference with reporters to promote Season 3 of the supernatural drama. "Our show kept getting protested, which was hilarious, because it's not an easy show to watch, even," he said. "You kind of have to go to AMC here and watch it when it airs, or use the AMC app, which not as many people use as one might hope. So, what we also found is people were seeking out the show to comp...
Margaret Atwood: 'If the ocean dies, so do we'

Margaret Atwood: 'If the ocean dies, so do we'

Science
The celebrated author Margaret Atwood has told a conference that humanity's future is linked to the survival of ocean ecosystems.Commenting on ocean plastic pollution, she said: "Something has to be done... If the ocean dies; end of us." Ms Atwood was speaking at the Under Her Eye summit in London.The conference, held at the British Library, also heard that climate change disproportionately affects women on a global scale.In addition, their voices are "too rarely heard" in top level climate change discussions.Aiming to tackle key environmental issues "from a female perspective", the event hosted a range of policy makers, artists and scientists.Having written frequently in her novels about the impacts of climate change, Ms Atwood described the conditions w...
'If I knocked him out, I'd have lost my job' – the making of captain Root

'If I knocked him out, I'd have lost my job' – the making of captain Root

Sports
First Investec Test, England v South AfricaVenue: Lord's Dates: 6-10 July Start: 11:00 BSTCoverage: Ball-by-ball Test Match Special commentary on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra, Radio 4 LW, BBC Sport app and online; live text commentary and in-play video clips on BBC Sport website & appListen to a preview of the first Test on BBC Radio 5 live's Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show at 21:00 BST on Monday, 3 JulyOn Thursday, Joseph Edward Root will walk out at Lord's to toss the coin as the 80th man to captain England in Test cricket. Tipped for the top job long before Alastair Cook resigned in February, a quirk of the fixture list has meant a five-month wait for Root to lead his country against South Africa.The 26-year-old is a prolific run-scorer, a proud Yorkshireman and a new father - tha...