I can’t say “memoir by Mark Sanford’s former speechwriter” would rank very high on books I would consider reading, but damned if this doesn’t make a decent case. One thing that makes clear is that Sanford really is a remarkable number of types of asshole. For example, the grammar troll who believes that good writing […]
One of the challenges of reviewing Rick And Morty—and boy, it’s just so damn hard sometimes y’know?—is to not raise the bar of expectation so high that no work of fiction could ever actually cross it. After waiting over a year for season 2, anything short of perfection ran the risk of being mildly disappointing. Show More Summary
We know we might upset some purists out there by saying this, but a taco is merely a vehicle for any kind of filling you choose to stuff inside it. Case in point: the highly untraditional fish al pastor taco.
Here’s what’s trending on Wonk Wire today: Obamacare Led to Increased Competition Who Appeals to the Very Conservative? The Rent is Too Damn High California’s Obamacare Success: A Model for the Nation? Trump’s Upward Momentum Slows
Celebrating Five Years of Bloodlust at Pony, Plus: How Bitch Kraft Stays Fresh by Adrian Ryan WEDNESDAY 7/29 BLOODLUSTIVERSARY It's damn well high time we return our attention to Pony. Don't you agree? It is, after all, the Best Damn Gay Bar in Seattle™ (according to me me me), and it gives us so very much. Show More Summary
Pin it Loving the industrial vibe of Topher Grace's brick-walled West Village pad? You can rent it—for $16,000 a month (because rent is too damn high). READ MORE »
Pin it If you live in (or had to move from) a big city, it might seem like rents have always been astronomical. But experts have pinpointed exactly when New York apartments became unaffordable to young people. READ MORE »
A new report shows that San Francisco is still struggling to house its homeless. According to the 2015 Point in Time Count—an in-person tally conducted in cities around the country every two years—the city's homeless population has remained roughly constant over the past decade, even as the numbers of chronically homeless people continue to decline. Show More Summary
Common is taking the coworking model to housing. The rent is too damn high, and a wave of startups wants to fix this problem for young professionals by coordinating group living situations. One of them, Common, announced on Thursday that it has raised $7.35 million in series A funding. Read Full Story
I've been saying this as long as I've had a blog: WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter on Friday accusing big cable companies of using monopoly powers to muscle consumers into paying...Show More Summary
Fox unveiled the red band trailer for Deadpool in San Diego during Comic Con last weekend, and, judging from the reaction online, it's damn impressive. So, now that anticipation for the flick is high, why not ask star Ryan Reynolds what...Show More Summary
The Donald has achieved something pretty spectacular—a net unfavorable rating among Latinos of 68 points, according the new Washington Post/ABC News poll. To put that in perspective, Trump also has spectacularly high net unfavorableShow More Summary
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been dealt a heavy blow after the publication by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) of a damning report highly critical of the Greek bailout, which is likely to spell danger for her at home.
Creative Commons image via m.a.r.c. While its only been in effect for a little more than a month, Berlin's new rent control law is starting to lower prices, according to Germany's leading real estate site. ImmobilienScout24 crunched the numbers,...
WASHINGTON -- Sens. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) sent a letter on Friday accusing big cable companies of using monopoly powers to muscle consumers into paying higher prices. In the letter, addressed to Federal...Show More Summary
Attention, voters: Bernie Sanders is just like you, which is to say he’s tired of paying too much for cable. The independent Vermont senator and 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful joined three fellow senators Thursday in asking the Federal Communications Commission to investigate the “ridiculous...
I would just say build the damned fence already, but that’s never going to happen until we get a real leader in the White House. The most Obama will do
If you think the rent is too damn high, you're right.
Doing nothing about greenhouse gas emissions would cost the U.S. billions of dollars and thousands lives.
“The rent is too damn high,” but, not to worry, your government is on the case, seeking to remedy problems largely of its own making with more market distorting rules that will drive housing costs even higher. But expecting government to make housing affordable is akin to expecting government to make college [...]