Today, HBO announced the release date of the Catch the Throne: The Mixtape of March 17 along with the list of artists featured on the second installment of the Mixtape, for the Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning series Game of Thrones.
Actor Harrison Ford crash-landed a small plane on a golf course in LA Thursday night — and ended up at the hospital with only minor injuries. Flying a World World II-era plane, Ford was cruising around 3,000 feet when his engine lost power, the Associated Press reports. Show More Summary
Image above by Robert Kosara This week, I was lucky enough to be one of the roughly 160 people attending the invite only Tapestry Data Storytelling Conference, which took place in Athens, GA on Wednesday, March 4th. Organized by Tableau...Show More Summary
Streamed live on March 5, 2015—John R. MacArthur speaks with Victor Navasky.
Bill O’Reilly, whose ratings have only grown since he was accused of misrepresenting his “wartime” reporting experience, blasted MSNBC as a failed network Thursday. O’Reilly noted that millions watched Israeli prime minister Benjamin...Show More Summary
Paul Wetzl has been named chief meteorologist at WKBN. Wetzl has worked at the Youngstown, Ohio CBS affiliate for more than 15 years. He first started in 1998, left in 2011 and came back in 2014. He replaces Don Guthrie, who recently died of cancer. \"This area, this job, it’s a dream come true,” said Wetzl. Show More Summary
A great take from the Washington Examiner on what could happen if Hillary Clinton became president, in light of her ongoing secrecy since the 1990s when she was the First Lady.
The National Rifle Association, a pro-Second Amendment gun rights group, warned its members and the general American population that the Obama administration’s ban on AR-15 ammunition could be extended to all hunting ammunition.
A trailer has been unleashed for the Mr. Holmes movie. The video embedded above offers glimpses of Sir Ian McKellen playing an elderly Sherlock Holmes. The actor announced on his Facebook page that this story shows “Sherlock Holmes as you’ve never seen him.” This film is set to hit U.K. Show More Summary
Harper Lee recently made headlines with the announcement of her To Kill a Mockingbird sequel, Go Set a Watchman. Many questions have been raised about this forthcoming title especially in light of the fact that in the past, Lee had made...Show More Summary
by Jonathan Blaustein I’m glad they call it Climate Change these days. (Instead of Global Warming.) Makes more sense that way. At first, I thought it was a euphemism, meant to seem less-threatening. But then I realized that despite the fact that something like thirteen of the fourteen hottest years on record have come in […]
Andy Lack is returning to NBC as chairman of NBC News and MSNBC. Current News Group chairman Pat Fili-Krushel will move upstairs at 30 Rock working alongside NBCU CEO Steve Burke, who brought her to the network in 2011. NBC News president Deborah Turness and MSNBC president Phil Griffin will report to Lack. Show More Summary
Sam Sweeney will join Sinclair’s Washington, D.C. station WJLA. Sweeney is a reporter at WBBH. Before coming to the Fort Myers, Fla. NBC affiliate in June 2013, Sweeney worked at WMGM in New Jersey. He started his career at KNXV in Phoenix. He told TVSpy he starts at WJLA as a general assignment reporter April 13.
What’s Happening — The Stuff Your Editor is Going to Change at the National Press Club, 9:30 a.m. — “The Mask You Live In” Documentary Screening at the Newseum, 6:30 p.m. Must-Read of the Day National Journal‘s Simon Van Zuylen-Wood looks at the reporters covering CPAC. Fishbowl Fun Fact In Scotland, it’s illegal to be drunk in possession of a cow. Front Page of the Day
The books you should be reading this week.
“But no amount of material comforts could alleviate my homesickness. I missed my country, and I missed my language. During the whole of my teen years, I would hurry back from the local school—where I felt terribly out of place—plant myself on the sofa, and open an old Japanese novel, one of many that I read and reread. Show More Summary
Orange County Register website’s new “evening edition” is heavy on entertainment, food coverage, and features. (ocregister.com) Andrew Lack is back at NBC News as chairman. (cnn.com) Newsweek is making a little money, and “we’re investing it back into the product,” says editor Jim Impoco. (nypost.com) Colorado girl, 11, launches blog that … Read More
The March issue of Mpls.St. Paul features 15 male chefs on the cover, and no women. A group of female chefs and restaurateurs tell the magazine: We’re outraged at the viewpoint taken by the cover and subsequent editorial comments on the March issue of Mpls St. Paul Magazine depicting the best chefs of the Twin … Read More
So much for Hillary Clinton being for women’s pay equality and that whole gender pay gap myth, right? The top 8 earners at the Clinton Foundation are… men.
Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL), a member of the House Select Committee which is investigating Benghazi, said that Hillary’s cover-up is Nixonian in nature.