After more than 50 years in the biz, Jane Fonda is looking, and, I suspect, feeling more youthful than ever. So it seems entirely appropriate that Italian director Paolo Sorrentino's perfectly titled Youth should bring her roaring back into the Oscar conversation. Show More Summary
Change and Reform bloc leader MP Michel Aoun has not yet declared his stance regarding the potential nomination of Marada Movement chief MP Suleiman Franjieh as president before knowing the latter’s stance on electoral law , the daily al-Mustaqbal reported on Saturday. It said that Aoun, who is also a presidential candidate wants to receive “guarantees” on the […]
Let's run down the list of "Who’s Hot" and "Who’s Not" from UFC Fight Night 79: "Henderson vs. Masvidal," which took place earlier today (Sat., Nov. 28, 2015), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the UFC Fight Pass event inside the Olympic Gymnastics Arena in Seoul, South Korea. Show More Summary
Beginning now, we’re taking your nomination to supplement our Readers’ Pick: Best Album of 2015 poll. The rules: You get one nomination — choose wisely. If you mention more than one, we’ll only take your first mention. Nominate by adding a comment to this post. It has to be a full length album– no EPs. That usually means more than 7 […]
A Phalange Party delegation met on Saturday with Lebanese Forces chief Samir Geagea to discuss the latest developments regarding the presidential elections and the potential nomination of Marada Movement leader MP Suleiman Franjieh. Following the meeting MP Salim al-Sayegh was quoted as saying: “It is too soon to comment on whether we will support Franjieh as a […]
To the editor: No one expected that two political outsiders — one loud and obnoxious, the other soft-spoken and self-effacing, neither ready for prime time — would be leading the Republican presidential nominating contest this late in the calendar. ("Common sense tells us Ben Carson isn't ready...
Actress Niecy Nash guides her career using three words: "No matter what." Fresh off an Emmy nomination for her role in HBO's "Getting On," which is back for a third season, while starring in two other series, she's found the mantra has served her well. "There are a lot of things that can preempt...
In the race for next year’s Republican presidential nomination, Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz have made media bias an issue, as did Newt Gingrich during the 2012 contest. Irony alert: Martin Longman believes that it was one of the media’s...Show More Summary
The super PAC backing Republican Marco Rubio is launching a $2.5 million ad campaign in three early states, its first major ad buy to date, set to air ahead of the nation’s first nominating contests in February.
It will probably do wonders for the tourism bidness as well (boldface mine): The three leading senators pursuing the Republican presidential nomination — Ted Cruz (Tex.), Rand Paul (Ky.) and Marco Rubio (Fla.) — have clashed recently on foreign policy … Continue reading ?
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party's nomination, Hillary Clinton. Over the past six weeks, Clinton...Show More Summary
Ezra Klein interviews political scientist Alan Abramowitz: I certainly don’t think [Trump is] a strong favorite, but there’s no way of really coming up with an accurate prediction of these things. Forecasting nomination contests is a fool’s game, I think. I saw what Nate Silver posted on FiveThirtyEight, and what he’s saying is reasonable based […]
Uefa have today announced the eight nominees for the Champions League’s player of the week after round five of the group stages. Alexis Sanchez scored twice for Arsenal against Dinamo Zagreb, as well as laying on a cross from Mesut Ozil, as the Gunners star made the cut. Show More Summary
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is boosting the size of his campaign staff and increasing state budgets in his challenge against the frontrunner for the party’s nomination, Hillary Clinton. Over the past six weeks, Clinton widened her lead over Sanders in opinion polls both...
This week on "The Awards Show Show," Vulture's Kyle Buchanan and KPCC / The Frame host John Horn have a lot to dig into, thanks to the Indie Spirit nominations and the first screenings of Leonardo DiCaprio in The Revenant. Could this be the year that Leo wins an Oscar?... More »
Naming the dangerous, irresponsible, and sometimes illegal activities people use to cope when they're distressed is important during group therapy. Sure as Meryl Streep will receive another Oscar nomination, group members will have indulged in at least one of these activities. Show More Summary
In response to Quentin Tarantino’s comment that Selma should’ve been nominated for an Emmy instead of an Oscar, Ava DuVernay says that sounds like something Tarantino would say. Read more...
In America, where election cycles last over a year, we're so deep into the 2016 cycle that people are already dropping out of the presidential race, but two front-runners for the Democratic nomination are dominating headlines left and right. The battle of democratic socialist versus Washington... Continue reading
Ted Cruz is surging in Iowa. That doesn't means he'll win the nomination—Santorum famously surged from behind in Iowa in 2012 (ick!)—but Cruz's Iowa surge is forcing Marco Rubio to wiggle his tongue further up the butts of evangelicals...Show More Summary
"My name is Tim Neville, and I'm THE pro-Life candidate running for the nomination to take on and defeat Democrat Michael Bennet in November 2016." That's how Neville, who's considered the frontrunner in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, describes himself in a recent fundraising email. Show More Summary