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After Wyatt Cenac Reveals Intense Argument With Jon Stewart, Daily Show Producers Admit "Blind Spots" About Race

Wyatt Cenac, self-proclaimed comedy person, was on Marc Maron's WTF Podcast this week, where he discussed his NYC cabdriver father's murder, his extremely estranged and difficult relationship with his mother and stepfather, and why he left The Daily Show. Show More Summary

The NFL's Billion-Dollar Blind Spots

NFL revenues are up $1.3 billion, according to financial records released this week. But is the league's fiscal performance blinding it to important business problems?

Susan Rice: Iran May Use $150 Billion Windfall for Terrorism …But, Don’t Worry, It’s Only Israel

Do you remember when this ad ran in The New York Times in February? “Susan Rice has a blind spot:... The post Susan Rice: Iran May Use $150 Billion Windfall for Terrorism …But, Don’t Worry, It’s Only Israel appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

REVEALED: The prison escape route of the world's most notorious drug lord

Slipping through a perfectly placed hole in the blind spot of a lone security camera, the world's most notorious drug lord escaped from a high-security prison on Saturday. Sinaloa cartel kingpin Joaquín "El Chapo" or "Shorty" GuzmánShow More Summary

Blanchard's blind spots on the IMF's role in Greece

Olivier Blanchard's attempt to defend the IMF's role in Greece's financial rescue fails to fully address the criticisms that have been levelled at the fund.

The DEA Knew ‘Chapo’ Posed a Flight Risk, but Mexico’s Government Ignored Warnings

2 weeks agoNews : Vice News

Despite an electronic localization bracelet, closed-circuit video surveillance, and a multiple-agency security perimeter, jailed drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman used a blind spot in cameras watching him — his shower stall — to reach a tunnel to escape from a maximum-security prison in Mexico, officials said. Show More Summary

The Dangers of Blind Spots

We all know blind spots are dangerous when we’re changing lanes at 60 MPH on the highway. When you’ve got a blind spot killing your company culture, it can be just as damaging in its own right. No one is immune to blind spots. Organizations, and the people who lead them, are particularly [...]

10 Common Blind Spots For Those Pursuing Dreams

“Be careful what you water your dreams with.  Water them with worry and fear and you will produce weeds that... The post 10 Common Blind Spots For Those Pursuing Dreams appeared first on Lifehack.

SDCC 2015: First Trailer for The Man In The High Castle

2 weeks agoHumor : Topless Robot

What happens when an unstoppable force (my complete and utter inability to pass up even the most childish dick joke) meets an immovable object (my shameful blind spots with regard to some classic...

Declarations, Blind Spots, and Our Better Angels

On July 4, Congressman Alan Grayson from Florida's 9th district issued a new declaration that built on FDR's January 6, 1941 declaration of four freedoms that people the world over should enjoy -- freedom of speech and expression, freedom...Show More Summary

IT’S NOT FUNNY, AND YOU MUST AGREE: Robert George explains the latest progressive/liberal/totalita…

IT’S NOT FUNNY, AND YOU MUST AGREE: Robert George explains the latest progressive/liberal/totalitarian temper tantrum over humor they don’t like by comedian Amy Schumer: The UK Guardian went after the native New Yorker’s “blind spot on race” last month, citing standup jokes like, “Nothing works 100 percent of the time, except Mexicans,” and “I used to date Hispanic […]

Why Not Require Full Campaign Disclosure From North Dakota Politicians?

“A new North Dakota State University study argues North Dakota’s campaign finance laws have a ‘blind spot’ that could be hindering the transparency of its elections,” reports John Hageman for the Fargo Forum today. “North Dakota law only requires campaign committees to report the names and organizations that have contributed more than $200, and not for those...

Of blind spots and outrageous jokes

Mel Brooks as a Native-American chief who speaks Yiddish in 'Blazing Saddles' A kid is walking down the hallway of his house. He hears screaming coming from his parents' bedroom and opens the door. The kid's father is dressed only in chaps, his mother is wearing a cheerleader's uniform, and they're going at it. Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Apologizes for Controversial Jokes: ‘I Hope I Haven’t Hurt Anyone’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

Comedienne Amy Schumer previously pushed back at critics in the past who accused her of having a "blind spot" for race jokes, but in an exchange with a fan on Twitter, she said that she wants to "take responsibility" for what she sa...

Amy Schumer’s Race Controversy Highlights the Gap Between Her Stand-Up and Sketch-Show Personas

With the publication of a second, much more contrite response to critics yesterday, Amy Schumer seems to have brought the news cycle surrounding her “blind spot” around race to a close. “I am evolving as any artist,” she wrote on Twitter. “I am taking responsibility and hope I haven’t hurt anyone. And I apologize it I did [sic].”… Read More

Amy Schumer Gives a Thoughtful Response to Accusations of Racism (This Time)

Amy Schumer is revising her reaction to accusations that she has a "blind spot" when it comes to race. Last week, an editorial in The Guardian that criticized her work as racially insensitive. "For such a keen observer of social norms and an effective satirist of the ways gender is complicated by... Read More > Other Links From Amy Schumer

Sphericam 2 4K 360-Degree Video Camera Kickstarter: Funded

Sphericam 2 is a portable 360-degree camera that can record video at up to 60 fps that's designed to do so without any blind spots, and without any visible stitching.

Amy Schumer Expands on Her Original Response to “Blind Spot About Race” in Her Work

Last week, an article in The Guardian — most of which discussed the intelligence and progressiveness of Amy Schumer’s work — asserted that the acclaimed comedian’s one blind spot was race. This, in turn,  led other critics — who’d perhaps...Show More Summary

Amy Schumer Improves Her Response to Accusations of Race ‘Blind Spot’

Last week, Amy Schumer went on the defensive after The Guardian published a mostly laudatory editorial that said that while she was good on feminism, she had a "blind spot" around race. As is often the response from comedians, Schumer tweeted that it was just "a joke" and that she... More »

The Triumph of New Age Medicine, part deux, courtesy of The Atlantic

There can be no doubt that, when it comes to medicine, The Atlantic has an enormous blind spot. Under the guise of being seemingly “skeptical,” the magazine has, over the last few years, published some truly atrocious articles about medicine. I first noticed this during the H1N1 pandemic, when The Atlantic published an article lionizing…

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