Each March in the US there’s the Conservative Political Action Conference attended by many leading GOP figures and at which there is a straw poll on who the delegates favour as party nominee for next time. Last year it was won by Kentucky senator, Rand Paul. This year he did it again by an increased […]
For Benedict Cumberbatch 2013 was his best year yet and even thought he did not receive an Oscar nomination, he appeared in several critically acclaimed films, not to mention his return to the incredibly popular miniseries Sherlock alongside Martin Freeman. Show More Summary
Larry Siedentop nominates St. Paul in his new book, Inventing the Individual. In a review, Jeremy Jennings unpacks the reasons why: [A]t the core of both ancient thinking and ancient society was the assumption of natural inequality. Different levels of social status, Siedentop argues, reflected what were taken to be inherent differences of being. Crucially, it was […]
Republican leaders don’t want Tea Party candidates to supplant establishment Republicans, who may get nominated but, ultimately, lose elections. This election season, Republicans led by Senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky are taking a much harder line as they sense the majority within reach. Show More Summary
MMAmania.com runs down the list of "Who's Hot" and "Who's Not" from UFC Fight Night 37 last night (Sat., March 8, 2014), nominating the biggest winners and losers from the "Gustafsson vs. Manuwa" event that aired online via Fight Pass from 02 Arena in London, England. UFC Fight Night 37: "Gustafsson vs. Show More Summary
This mirrors the poll that is running on Drudge right now. It might be interesting to see how the Horde differs..... Who is your current choice for the Republican Presidential Nomination in 2016?...
If Rand Paul were elected president, he would have the power to nominate potential Supreme Court justices who want to return to a world where basic workplace protections are considered unconstitutional -- and who object to the federal ban on whites-only lunch counters to boot. Show More Summary
Don’t you just love LOVE?! Glee’s Harry Shum Jr. is engaged to his longtime girlfriend Shelby Rabara, and it happened way back in October! Someone nominate this man for the most secret celeb award! The couple was vacationing in Hawaii when Harry popped the question. How romantical! If you’re a loyal Gleek then you probably remember seeing Shelby as [...]
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Grover Norquist, the influential conservative who serves as president of Americans for Tax Reform, thinks there are only six Republicans who can win the 2016 Republican nomination for president. His list, which...Show More Summary
PLEASE, awards show gods, PLEASE let Zac Efron win! In case you missed it, the 26-year-old actor has been nominated for the Best Shirtless Performance at this year’s MTV Movie Awards. He’s facing some steep competition, like Chris Hemsworth, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Aniston, and Sam Claflin, but Zefron has just upped the ante! The That Awkward [...]
Andrew Paulson withdraws from ECF, nominated for ECU Deputy PresidentMar 8, 2014The English Chess Federation Board resolved nem con on 7 March 2014 to amicably settle an internal matter.The Board has today accepted the resignation of...Show More Summary
Chiwetel Ejiofor might be coming off the biggest success of his acting career, but that doesn’t mean he’s resting on his laurels. Fresh off an Academy Award nomination and Bafta Award win for 12 Years a Slave, Ejiofor has turned his attention to a new project called Half of a Yellow Sun. Show More Summary
Steven Soderbergh, emerging from nominal retirement, has created a mashup of the shower scenes from Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) and Gus Van Sant’s 1998 shot-for-shot remake: Jonathan Crow explains the experiment: For much of the piece, Soderbergh alternates between a scene from the original and one from the remake – Anne Heche, who plays Marion Crane in […]
Silvio Danailov has announced the ticket for the upcoming ECU electionsthat will take place during the 41st Chess Olympiad in Tromso, Norway, his Press Officer informed.Danailov is nominated for another term as the ECU President.Joran Aulin-Jansson is nominated for the post of ECU Deputy President. Show More Summary
By Russ Koesterich: Investors have had to withstand a much tougher start to this year than last. As of early March, U.S. stocks were up or down by a nominal amount, depending on which benchmark you use. Meanwhile, Japanese and emerging market stocks' performance has been worse. Show More Summary
Jason Carter, a grandson of former President Jimmy Carter, secured the Democratic nomination for governor in Georgia.
Earlier this week, the Senate refused to end the filibuster of the nomination of Debo Adegbile to become the head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division Adegbile was unquestionably well suited for the job. The child of immigrants,...Show More Summary
Doggins ($4) from Brain & Brain is billed as a quiet adventure. Starring a dreaming dog, the iPad-only adventure game has been nominated for a SXSW Gamer’s Voice Award for best indie game, along with a number of other titles, including recently reviewed Tengami — a game which shares some similarities with Doggins. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: Resolution has signed new directors Nadav Schirman and Mike Tully. Schirman’s first film, the Israel-Germany coproduction The Champagne Spy, won the Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary, was nominated for the European Film Prize, and won the John Schlesinger Award for Outstanding First Feature. Show More Summary
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