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The Logo for My New Company: MISSION BAE – Just Kidding, But I Simply Wanted to Say, “MISSION BAE, MISSION BAE, MISSION BAE!”

TweetWhat should I sell – coffee? People seem to like coffee these days. Anyway, I ginned up a logo using Photoshop and the goofiest font what randomly popped up. Look, it’s almost legible: I think I have a tagline already too: MISSION BAE – LOVIN’ THAT LANDFILL LIVIN’ Best of all, the URL is totally […]

Samantha Bee On Orlando: "Love Does Not Win Unless We Start Loving Each Other Enough To Fix Our Fcking Problems"

In what has become a sadly familiar ritual over the years, last night's late-night hosts kicked off their broadcasts by addressing Sunday's mass-shooting in Orlando. Trevor Noah, Stephen Colbert, and Conan O'Brien called for stricter gun control, while Larry Wilmore and Seth Meyers excoriated Donald Trump for his self-congratulatory response. Show More Summary

The Case of Mirsad Bectaševi? and Amer al-Hasani: A Liberal Conundrum

In late January 2016, Amer al-Hasani, 20, decided to travel to Greece with his friend Mirsad Bectaševi?, 29. They had met at the local mosque in a Gothenburg suburb in Sweden. Amer, a devout Muslim, had been involved in Islamic proselytisation and charity work there. Show More Summary

You've Got A Little Babka In Your Ice Cream

You can put a lot of things into ice cream to make it even better, like whiskey or pretzels or your face. Companies like Ben & Jerry's have carved out a little niche for themselves by adding things like brownies and cookie bits to their...Show More Summary

One Capybara Captured, a Rat Boom in Toronto, and Giant Pandas Turn Eight Months Old

Every weekday’s end, we collect just about everything you ought to care about or ought not to miss. After weeks of searching, one of the infamous High Park capybaras has been captured. It had been seen lounging in a drainage pond not...Show More Summary

Is This The Final Curtain For The Big Apple Circus?

"For me, founding Big Apple Circus was an act of love," says the legendary Paul Binder. For founders Michael Christensen and Paul Binder, that love began as jugglers on the streets of Europe. Their talents would take them from London to Istanbul, eventually landing them in the Nouveau Cirque de Paris. Show More Summary

The Orlando Shooting Proves Everyone Was Right About Everything

by Matt Baume Here we are again. a katz / Shutterstock.com We're all processing Orlando in our own ways, and nobody's feelings can be deemed more or less legitimate than anyone else's. I woke up this morning to an endless scroll of Facebook posts about vigils all over the country. Some posts were serious, some less so. Show More Summary

Photos, Videos: "Hamilton" Wins Big As 2016 Tonys Celebrate Diversity, Acceptance And Art

Last night Broadway toasted the unlikely musical blockbuster about the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, awarding Hamilton with 11 Tonys from its record-breaking 16 nominations, including Best Score, Best Book, Best Supporting Actor and Actress, Best Actor, Best Direction and Best Musical. Show More Summary

Tony Awards hail ‘Hamilton,’ honor Orlando victims

Hours after we awakened to the news of the Orlando massacre, first-time Tony Awards host James Corden had the unenviable task of opening the 70th annual celebration of Broadway in a respectful and appropriate manner,...

New Memos Suggest De Blasio Administration May Have Known About LES Nursing Home Deal

Ever since the public found out that the Rivington House, a Lower East Side nursing home for AIDS patients, was doomed to become luxury condos, City Hall's stuck by the line that they are shocked, SHOCKED that the property was swapping out a nonprofit health service for real estate cash. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton, Now Endorsed by Elizabeth Warren, Goes to Bat for Abortion Rights

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Megan Burbank Elizabeth Warren endorsing Hillary Clinton on The Rachel Maddow Show. Sorry, have you been creeping on my vision board or...? MSNBC That's a headline I never thought I'd type outside of my own dreams. It's been a busy week for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Gordie Howe and Dave Keon’s Halloween Return to Maple Leaf Gardens

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Remember "Mr. Hockey" and his final appearances against the Maple Leafs. While costumed ghouls and goblins wandered the streets of Toronto Halloween night 1979, hockey fans enjoyed tricks and treats of their own at Maple Leaf Gardens. Show More Summary

Where to Eat and Drink at Tomorrow's Georgetown Carnival (Or Any Other Day)

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Angela Garbes Going hard at the Georgetown Carnival. Fedora el Morro Are you going to the Georgetown Carnival tomorrow? You should. Along with being one of the city's most interesting and low-key neighborhoods, Georgetown is compact and easy to explore by foot. Show More Summary

What Does Pacific Northwest Ballet's American Stories Tell Us About America?

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Choo choo: This train is a metaphor for death. Angela Sterling Two surface-y, non-dance choices framed PNB's American Stories in a way that made it difficult to get excited about. 1. That advertisements. 2. That title. As for Gripe #1: Happily, the ballets in the show are infinitely more interesting than the J.C. Show More Summary

Trump Takes Pride in all his Unpaid Bills

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume "You don't just love me for my money, do you?" Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com We just got another tantalizing sneak peek at one of the many ways in which President Donald Trump will turn America into the world's largestShow More Summary

Ben Weinman and the Business of Responsible Creativity

"Life has no meaning When it's not justified." -- "I Love Secret Agents" by the Dillinger Escape Plan Many people know that the Dillinger Escape Plan, with Ben Weinman as a founding member, is considered by many to be the best mathcore...Show More Summary

Ben Shepherd on the Reissue of Hater’s Self-Titled LP, Covering Cat Stevens, and Blasting Alan Thicke’s Ears

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Hater lovers rejoice! Most side-project albums by major-label rock musicians come off as curios at best and vain indulgences unworthy of a second listen at worst. Then there’s Hater, the self-titled 1993 album by Soundgarden...Show More Summary

Da FUNction Event to Celebrate the Urban Gardening Movement with Local Residents

What do you get when you take a neglected space, unused resources, and an inner city-community that has long been forgotten -- and offer a movie in the park, live art, music, youth nutrition education and a message that people have the...Show More Summary

Attending Pride in Toronto is Still a Political Act to Me

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Pride began as a political march—and it remains just as political today for this Toronto woman. Samira Mohyeddin is a broadcaster and journalist, and a regular Torontoist contributor. Here’s what Pride means to her. The year was 1998. Show More Summary

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