Twitch Is Celebrating Prime Day With a 2-Day Live Shopping Show

Livestreaming platform and Amazon subsidiary Twitch is hosting a live shopping show for its “favorite made-up holiday,” Prime Day, on its Twitch Presents channel, which it said “promises to be unlike anything you’ve ever witnessed…but, like, in a good way.” The two-day program, Twitch Sells Out, will stream two 12-hour broadcasts each day from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. PT. It will be hosted by “(almost all of) our biggest streamers,” who will feature deals on gaming, electronics, kitchenware and related products—and who Twitch claimed are now “locked in a windowless room watching an almost unhealthy amount of infomercials to get ready.” “We’ve gone through every single item on sale for Prime Day and curated the best of the best for the Twitch community,” Twitch said in a blog post. A spokesperson said Twitch had no numbers to share. Content will also include “previously unseen demos and gameplay from some of the most anticipated video game releases of the year.” And the platform will even “shine the spotlight on some of Prime Day’s more…unusual items for sale,” the blog post read, teasing, “You’ll just have to tune in to see what we mean.” Customers will be able to buy directly from t...

The Champ: Anthony Joshua during a press conference, at New York’s Beacon Theater—ahead of his heavyweight

The Champ: Anthony Joshua during a press conference, at New York’s Beacon Theater—ahead of his heavyweight title fight with Andy Ruiz Jr, at Madison Square Garden. (Photo By Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile via Getty Images) If Anthony Joshua looks like he doesn’t have a care in the world right now, well, it’s because he doesn’t. On Saturday, June 1, he will attempt to defend his WBO, WBA and IBF heavyweight world titles against challenger Andy Ruiz. Joshua, the massive favorite is fighting Ruiz, who is a replacement for the original challenger, Jarrell Miller. Ruiz took this fight on relatively short notice for a fight of this magnitude after Miller tested positive for banned substances. Joshua, the undefeated heavyweight champion has a perfect record of 22-0 (21KOs). Ruiz’s only blemish was in 2016 when he lost a majority decision to Joseph Parker for the vacant WBO heavyweight title in Parker’s native land of New Zealand. Since then Ruiz 31-1 (21KOs) has won three fights while waiting to get another shot at the world title. Andy Ruiz might look like the guy next door, not the one that goes to the gym. The other one, that looks like he plays a lo...