Heading into this weekend’s Chase for the Championship race at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski leads Jimmie Johnson by a scant three points, and third-place Tony Stewart by just eight points. Keselowski may wish the series was heading somewhere else, since the Penske Racing driver has never won at the one mile oval in...
by Brad Johnson, campaign manager of Forecast the Facts Veteran science correspondent Miles O’Brien has weighed in on the PBS NewsHour climate change segment featuring denier Anthony Watts, calling it a “horrible, horrible thing.” The segment by reporter Spencer Michels — and an accompanying blog post of his interview with Watts 00 were part of [...]
Somewhere, Dr. Roger Pielke Jr. is polishing his red button and Bill McKibben, Joe Romm, and “forecast the facts” Brad Johnson are clawing their eyes out trying to unsee this. It is damning of their hyped up claims.- Anthony From … Continue reading ?
Today's Geico 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway signaled the beginning of the 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Denny Hamlin began the day with a slim three-point lead over Brad Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart. After today's race, the championship standings were shuffled. Show More Summary
After a controversial call made by NASCAR, Brad Kesoloweski held off 5-time Champ Jimmie Johnson to win Chase race #1 at Chicagoland Speedway yesterday. Here are my winners and losers from the race! Winners Brad Kesoloweski After a hard-fought battle with Jimmie Johnson, Kesoloweski went on to win the GEICO 400. Show More Summary
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: GEICO 400 at Chicagoland - Race Results
by Ben Johnson Hollywood stars may be allowed to disagree with their families, but few can decline the politically correct line. The London Telegraph reported, when push came to shove, Brad Pitt sided with Hollywood over the hearth and the heartland: “I am an Obama supporter and I’m backing his U.S. election campaign,”…
While Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has yet to confirm or deny if he’ll be taking the role of Lobo for his Journey 2 director Brad Peyton (despite this hint), it looks like the DC comics adaptation has an official synopsis. One that actually makes it sound like it has a chance of being a fun [...]
I love detailed comparisons of translations that also have things to say about what it means to evaluate a translation, and Brad Johnson (of the wonderfully named An und für sich) has a good one at The New Inquiry, "Too Foreign," inShow More Summary
Time again for a new ESPN "winners" ad. So far, with Jimmie Johnson ("so long, pricklebear"), Brad Keselowski (the Thanksgiving nap) and Carl Edwards (cannibalism!), these ads have been strong, and this one's no exception. We can see a couple catchphrases in here; Hamlin can look forward to fans shouting "Hola, señor Denny!" for the next few months. Enjoy.
Ahead of World Cup qualifiers against Jamaica on Friday in Kingston and Sept. 11 in Columbus, Juergen Klinsmann has named a 25-man U.S. national team roster. Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Aston Villa), Tim Howard (Everton), Sean Johnson (Chicago Fire), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake). Read full article >>
Note: The quotes in this article are fictional. 1. Jimmie Johnson: After passing Brad Keselowski on lap 191, Johnson was poised to capture his series-best fourth win of the year. But a blown engine just four laps later ended Johnson’s day, and his 27th-place finished dropped him to fourth in the point standings. Show More Summary
10. Here’s my chance to let all the air out of Brad’s coach’s tires for implying HMS is playing fast and loose with the rules. 9. If I hurry, I can get my favorite window seat on the Hendrick plane! 8. If Junior doesn’t win, they can’t say I didn’t do my part…
"This one is over." That was the phrase that undoubtedly crossed the lips of many on Sunday when Jimmie Johnson took the lead from Brad Keselowski with 10 laps to go at Michigan. After completing the pass, Johnson set sail, opening up...Show More Summary
One of the most clever elements of ESPN's NASCAR coverage is its annual ad campaign, showing NASCAR drivers with the kind of absurdity that we love. Already this year we've seen Jimmie Johnson caring for a pricklebear and Carl Edwards contemplating cannibalism, and now we have Brad Keselowski triumphing over vast odds to continue winning. Show More Summary
Jimmie Johnson vaulted three spots to take the NASCAR Sprint Cup lead and Brad Keselowski stepped up two positions to join the elite top-five. Both have three wins so when the points are reset after Richmond they will likely occupy familiar top turf. Show More Summary
By Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), Mitt Romney’s vice-presidential pick, is a virulent denier of climate science, with a voting record to match. A favorite of the Koch brothers, Ryan has accused scientists of engaging in conspiracy to “intentionally mislead the public on the issue of climate change.” [...]
By Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts. [JR: I'll add some thoughts at the end.] As climate change accelerates, it appears the Obama administration is in retreat. In an address on Thursday, the top climate negotiator for the United States rejected the administration’s formal commitment to keeping global warming less than two degrees [...]
By Brad Johnson, campaign manager for Forecast the Facts. Sign the petition asking Sec. Vilsack to tell farmers the facts about climate change. In multiple press appearances last week, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack dodged questions about what drought-stricken farmers need to know about climate change. Speaking before the White House press corps, Vilsack refused to [...]
The fine folks at Cinema Blend (who follow The Rock on twitter for workout tips and accidentally stumbled on this movie news) are reporting that Dwayne Johnson is working with Joel Silver and director Brad Peyton (Journey 2) to make a movie adaptation of the DC comic “Lobo” happen. Show More Summary