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Fred Goldman on O.J. Simpson: 'He’s a sociopath, a narcissistic liar, a murderer, a thug, a kidnapper, a robber'

O.J. Simpson told a Nevada parole board last week that he’s led a “conflict-free life.” But that statement has sparked outrage from many, including the father of Ron Goldman, whom Simpson was acquitted of killing along with his wife, Nicole Brown Simpson. “A conflict-free life,” Fred Goldman asked...

Sean Spicer On Melissa McCarthy's SNL Portrayal: 'A Lot Of It Was Over The Line'

In his first interview after resigning as the most beleaguered White House Press Secretary ever, Sean Spicer discussed what everyone wanted to know about (well, aside from how he stole a mini-fridge from junior White House employees): His true feelings about Melissa McCarthy's no holds barred portrayal of himself on Saturday Night Live [ more › ]

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington died by hanging, L.A. County coroner says

Linkin Park vocalist Chester Bennington died by hanging at his Palos Verdes Estates home, the Los Angeles County coroner confirmed Friday. An employee discovered the 41-year-old’s body Thursday morning hanging from a belt on a bedroom door inside his home in the 2800 block of Via Victoria, said...

What’s Beef? Kenya Moore vs. Kim Zolciak-Biermann (and Brielle)…

Another day, another ‘Real Housewives of Atlanta’ battle begins. Kenya Moore and Kim Zolciak-Biermann didn’t waste any time bumping heads during Nene Leakes’ ‘all-white’ party this past weekend. [READ: #RHOA Nene Leakes Hosts ‘GurlsShow More Summary

La Josie's vision of gourmet Mexican is delectable addition to West Loop

Pepe Barajas, chef/owner of La Josie, a new upscale Mexican restaurant in the West Loop, was practically born in to the hospitality game. As a little kid in the ’80s, he was popping the tops off Jarritos and Coke for patrons at his grandfather’s Mexico City taco stand. When he was 7, he immigrated...

Crews make gains on California wildfires that forced evacuations, destroyed homes

Firefighters on Monday were mopping up a pair of wildfires in Southern California that briefly threatened homes in La Verne and Lucerne Valley, authorities said. Crews on Sunday afternoon stopped forward progress on the Rodeo fire in La Verne, which raced across 40 acres after starting about 3...

Houston's 15 Essential Coffee Shops

Where to caffeinate Caffeine addicts, rejoice. Houston boasts a plethora of haunts that serve up the perfect joe, brews, chai and toddies ideal for any situation and even the pickiest of coffee drinkers. But where are Houston's bestShow More Summary

Boozy Coffee Shop Cenote Is Expanding Into Windsor Park

Same menu, bigger space Cenote, the East Cesar Chavez coffee shop and restaurant, is expanding into Windsor Park with a second location. It is taking over one of Fran’s Hamburgers’ former location on Cameron Road. It’s looking to open...Show More Summary

15 Of Our Favorite Events In Chicago This Week

25 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

Art, films and music keeps us going this week in Chicago. [ more › ]

El Grito Partners to Open Lutum with Cena's Michael Mayta Helming the Kitchen

Washington Charles and his partner Antar Sosa are on the move. After opening mezcaleria El Grito earlier this year, they are on to their next project. Lutum is scheduled to open in late July at the previous Burger and Beer location in Sunset Harbour, directly adjacent to El Grito.

15 Of Our Favorite Events In D.C. This Week

Celebrate National Tequila Day, enjoy a play rehearsed for only 12 hours prior and more this week. [ more › ]

The Morning News: Distracted Driving Law Is Now a Thing, Seattle Must Not Ban Distracted Walking

37 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This crude statue at the epicenter of Seattle's traffic nightmare, the corner of Boren and Denny, has seen a lot of distracted divers. Charles Mudede Washington's Distracted-Driving Law Is Now In Full Effect: The best part about the law is that it bans checking texts or video on your smartphone while stuck forever in traffic. Show More Summary

Early Addition: Nicolas Cage In Kazakhstan Is Your New Meme

37 minutes agoUnited States / New York : Gothamist

Bowery tenants fight their landlord, otters attacking a dog, an Oscar winner's amazing time overseas and more mid-day links. [ more › ]

Nagoya Arrives in Medford With Sushi, Ramen, and More

It’s located near Tenoch Mexican A new restaurant with a mix of Japanese and Chinese cuisine made its official debut earlier this month in Medford. Nagoya opened mid-July at 38 Riverside Ave., according to the Medford Chamber of Commerce,...Show More Summary

Rockford To Celebrate 'A League Of Their Own' With 'Largest Girls Baseball Tournament In U.S. History'

44 minutes agoUnited States / Chicago : Chicagoist

The classic film just turned 25, and these girls are living the anniversary party. [ more › ]

Monday Morning Linkdump: Missing Oyster Fisherman Found Dead

Antioch animal rescue, San Jose pepper spray incident, Chief Biggy's death. [ more › ]

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