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You are now data, and your doctors are becoming software

2 minutes agoTechnology : Venture Beat

GUEST: Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, recently announced a $3 billion effort to cure all disease during the lifetime of their daughter, Max. Earlier this year, Silicon Valley billionaire Sean Parker donated $250 million to increase collaboration amongst researchers to develop immune therapies for cancer. Show More Summary

Sean Parker’s startup just unveiled a tool to help you be a smarter voter

2 weeks agoTechnology : Yahoo: Tech

With just under a month until Election Day, Sean Parker’s civics-focused startup Brigade wants to help American voters figure out which candidates to vote for. Brigade, whose founders include billionaire tech investor Sean Parker and...Show More Summary

Sean Parker keeps giving to Prop. 64

Essential Politics: Congressional Republicans mostly staying out of Harris-Sanchez U.S. Senate race, podcast examines Brown's legacy through bill signings Sept. 19, 2016, 12:09 p.m. This is Essential Politics, our daily feed on California government and politics news. Here's what we're watching:Most...

How To Make A Million Dollars In VR: Release An Expensive Game

Survios' Raw Data is said to be the first VR game to hit $1 million in sales in a month. Survios' Raw Data is said to be the first VR game to hit $1 million in sales in a month. Sean Parker may have famously said of Facebook's earlyShow More Summary

Sean Parker Makes Off-Market Deal for Third Townhouse in Manhattan’s Greenwich Village

BUYER: Sean Parker LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: Unknown SIZE: more than 6,000 square feet YOUR MAMA’S NOTES: One of the latest real estate trends in Manhattan, at least for those with the finances to indulge such pricey desires, is to acquire and combine two and even three contiguous townhouses in to one urban... Read more »

How to Build a New York Mega-Mansion

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Sean Parker, Facebooks co-founder, has bought three brownstones in Greenwich Village to build one super-mansionfollowing an extravagant trend set by Roman Abramovich and Michael Bloomberg.

Extra, Extra: Giuliani Made Some Word Sounds About Beyonce

Because Rudy Giuliani is mad about something again, check out today's end-of-day links: pizza motivation, stunt journalism, human evolution and exercise, inside Bob Ross, Sean Parker's Greenwich Village mansion, RIP CMJ, and rescue dogs gets dressed up. Show More Summary

Tech billionaire Sean Parker reportedly just bought a third adjacent townhouse in New York City

In what appears to be another move towards a megamansion, Sean Parker has bought a third townhouse on West 10th Street in New York City, The New York Post reported. The new addition is directly adjacent to two other townhouses Parker...Show More Summary

Newswire: Sean Parker’s wizard wedding provoked the wrath of Hobbit nerd Stephen Colbert

Earlier this week, we brought you the story of Napster founder Sean Parker’s multi-million dollar, Lord Of The Rings-themed wedding from 2013, and its failed offer to pay actor Ian McKellen $1.5 million to officiate in-character as Gandalf the wizard. Show More Summary

Colbert blisters Mylan CEO Heather Bresch as the ‘douchebag’ equivalent of ‘Pharma Bro’ Shkreli

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

Prior to a riff on why actor Ian McKellan turned down over a million dollars to marry former Napster exec Sean Parker, while  dressed as Gandaldf — which should delight Lord of the Ring fans — Stephen Colbert took some shots at Mylan exec Heather Bresch for jacking up the price on...

This 'Silicon Valley' star just revealed who his character is based on

Since its debut back in 2014, "Silicon Valley" has sparked debate on who in the tech world inspired the show's motley crew of characters. Richard is Mark Zuckerberg, Erlich is Sean Parker, Laurie is Marissa Mayer, and so on. Nelson "Big...Show More Summary

Ian McKellen Turned Down $1.5 Million To Officiate Sean Parker’s Wedding As Gandalf

Everyone on the planet loves Ian McKellen. How can you not? Not only is he one of the world’s most celebrated actors who has picked up countless awards throughout his storied career, but he’s also portrayed two of the most iconic character in literature history: X-Men’s Magneto and Lord of the Rings’ Gandalf. Show More Summary

Ian McKellen Said “I. Shall. PASS.” On Officiating Sean Parker’s Wedding as Gandalf

Napster founder Sean Parker’s Lord of the Rings/ Medieval themed wedding was as gorgeous as it was obnoxious, but let’s at least give the man props for going all the way in his attempt at authenticity. As it turns out, he actually asked Sir Ian McKellen — through a mutual friend — to officiate the wedding […]

Tuesday Morning Open Thread: Money Can’t Buy You Gandalf

This is the best: Ian McKellan refused a $1.5 million offer to officiate Sean Parker's wedding dressed as Gandalf — Avery Hartmans (@averyhartmans) August 22, 2016 Yes, it makes me happy that Douche Flotilla Admiral Sean Parker’s wedding will never stop being mockable. As a reminder, Sean Parker’s cri du couer: Weddings Used To […]

ICYMI: Truman Capote's Ashes Will Be Sold To The Highest Bidder

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Things We Saw Today: “Gandalf Doesn’t Do Weddings,” Ian McKellen Turned Down $1.5 Million Officiation Request

2 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Gandalf will not go to your wedding, and he most certainly won't bust a move. In a Daily Mail interview, Ian McKellen reveals he was offered $1.5 million to officiate Silicon Valley tycoon Sean Parker's LOTR-themed wedding as Gandalf, but refused.

Ex-Facebook exec once offered Ian McKellen $1.5 million to officiate his wedding as Gandalf

You know what’s cooler than a million dollars? Getting Gandalf to officiate your wedding. That’s just what ex-Facebook employee and Napster creator Sean Parker tried to do. According to Ian McKellen, Parker once offered him $1.5 million to officiate his wedding. Show More Summary

Newswire: Ian McKellen turned down $1.5M to officiate Sean Parker’s wedding as Gandalf

Actor and mobile dignity reservoir Sir Ian McKellen has worn some silly costumes in his decades on stage and screen, but always in service of his craft. The beloved thespian made that clear in a recent interview with The Daily Mail,Show More Summary

Ian McKellan refused a $1.5 million offer to officiate Sean Parker's wedding

Ian McKellan could have made $1.5 million if only he had agreed to officiate Sean Parker's "Lord of the Rings" themed wedding — dressed as Gandalf. According to a new interview with The Daily Mail, Ian McKellan, who plays Gandalf inShow More Summary

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