For most of the last half-century, American cities have been defined by the decisions of a select and siloed few who have created their own agendas and imposed those ideas on the public. Los Angeles is no exception. And nowhere are its top-down planning failures more evident than in the most recent...
The American dream is what pushed immigrants to brave the perils of an Atlantic crossing in search of a better life in the United States and drove pioneers as they crossed miles of plains determined to settle the American west. The American dream is what built the suburbs and inspired the Civil Rights Movement. Show More Summary
Well-done steaks and fast food would be the menu du jour For many Americans, the thought of a Donald Trump presidency is the stuff of nightmares. From mass deportations and sinking markets to troubling foreign policy and legislative agendas, people in the #NeverTrump camp fear the worst. Show More Summary
Because poor NYers still live longer than other poor Americans, check out today's mid-day links: DeRay Mckesson mayoral run, 5 Guys break in, dental surgery nightmare, Lonely Island love Will Smith, Trump charity, and dog painter. Don't forget to follow Gothamist on Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, and Snapchat, and like us on Facebook. Show More Summary
Previously, Microsoft promised a copy of Xbox 360 downloadable game Alan Wake's American Nightmare with pre-orders the upcoming Quantum Break. Now, in many cases, American Nightmare is being replaced by a digital copy of Xbox 360 launch game Kameo: Elements of Power. Show More Summary
Surviving a terrorist attack is something that people only dream of experiencing in their nightmares. But this American has survived not only one, but three. An American Mormon missionary who
Thursday and Piebald reunions and the first Hey Mercedes show in years. Also The Julie Ruin, The Bouncing Souls, American Nightmare, Deafheaven, Touche Amore, Rainer Maria, CIV, Tigers Jaw, Burn, Good Riddance, Joyce Manor, Ceremony, The Menzingers, Maritime, Milemarker, and more. Continue reading…
American foreign policy has not worked for decades. Hillary believes all of its myths to her core. This is scary
As previously mentioned, the annual NYC hardcore festival Black N' Blue Bowl returns to Webster Hall on May 14 with Adolescents, Madball (Demonstrate My Style with Matt Henderson), Billy Club Sandwich (reunion), and more. Since we last spoke, the fest got a pretty exciting addition: American Nightmare. Continue reading…
Marcia Clark was originally not excited for The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story. Can you blame her? The prosecutor for the infamous O.J. Simpson murder trial told Ellen DeGeneres her...
There's still a path for Trump's rivals to deny him the nomination. In the big picture, it might not matter
"What if Riyadh’s oil wealth days are numbered?" American political analyst Phil Butler asks, shedding light on what "peak oil" means for the Western economy.
A new, North American trailer has been released by Pantelion Films for Summer Camp. The latest trailer offers much more dialogue, than the first. The first trailer was released way back in 2014. The latest clip also shows several camp counsellours attacked by a demonic dog. Show More Summary
The American Dream of college education has turned into a nightmare for many saddled with student debt, but momentum is building in Congress for a solution that could benefit workers and employers alike. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) is...Show More Summary
By now, we've all read plenty about Flint's lead contamination nightmare—and perhaps perused follow-up reporting about the numerous American cities with even higher levels of lead poisoning, thanks to the persistence of lead paint in old buildings. Show More Summary
It's 70 percent bio-based from local materials, and is the American Chemistry Council's worst nightmare.
Americans and Australians shouldn't play lip reading games together, they are doomed to fail. Take for example, this ridiculous video of Jimmy Fallon trying to say "Bondi Beach," while Margot Robbie tries to read his lips. (Watch the...Show More Summary
Some degree of stress is a fact of life, but not all stress is created equal. Following a traumatic event, nearly 7 percent of Americans will have nightmares, physical pain, inability to concentrate and worse. Their debilitating stress...Show More Summary
This is so scary it could be the opening scene for American Horror Story: Airbnb! A group of friends got a horrible surprise on Saturday when they found a dead body in the garden of the home they rented on Airbnb. The group was set to have a party weekend in the French town of Palaiseau — [...]
Thankfully it's relegated to Australia. Spring is almost here, and that means it's time for McDonald's to unleash its tooth-achingly sweet seasonal dessert creations. While Americans will be sipping on artificially green, minty Shamrock...Show More Summary