John Wes Townley and Spencer Gallagher have been two of the more lovable drivers in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series paddock for the past few seasons. Townley, with his #JWT tweeting fanbase and enduring career, and Gallagher, with...Show More Summary
It has been one whirlwind of an offseason for the Illinois men’s basketball team. Kendrick Nunn was dismissed from the team and head coach John Groce finally heard some good news concerning Mike Thorne Jr. and Tracy Abrams. For fans, there really hasn’t been much excitement. Show More Summary
Flying is usually a breeze, but checking in for a flight beforehand through all the TSA protocol can be cumbersome. Kentucky head coach John Calipari surely flies frequently, but that didn’t stop him from having an embarrassing run-in...Show More Summary
The majority of the world now knows John Boyega as Finn, the Stormtrooper-turned-hero of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. For some of us though, he’ll always be Moses, the badass star of 2011's cult film Attack the Block, and the star just potentially teased a return to that world. Read more...
John Schaffer is a filmmaker who specializes in movies about people with autism. He is also one of my oldest friends. I’ve admired his work with the autistic for years and have had many late night conversations with him over a few beers. Show More Summary
The original post for this episode can be found here. John August: Hello and welcome. My name is John August. And this is Episode 255 of Scriptnotes, a podcast about screenwriting and things that are interesting to screenwriters. Craig is out sick today. But lucky for us we already had a guest lined up. This […]
Random, but apparently true: UConn football coach Bob Diaco has a recipe for fettuccine alfredo that came from President John F. (...)
Ryan Murphy's keeping it in the family this time around. Following the news of John Stamos and Taylor Lautner being cast in Scream Queens for the second season as mysterious doctors, it's been announced that Glee alum James Earl will be joining the show as another male lead. All that's ... More »
(John Hinderaker) Last night my wife and I, along with two of our adult daughters, saw the documentary Weiner. The film was shot during Anthony Weiner’s campaign in the Democratic primary for mayor of New York. It offers an extraordinary look at a candidate and a campaign in the midst of an implosion. Show More Summary
Three years ago, the Supreme Court handed down a crushing ruling in the landmark case Shelby v. Holder (pdf). For reasons still mostly unclear to me (Chief Justice John Roberts partially opined that key provisions of the Voting Rights Act were “extraordinary measures” no longer needed because America’s legacy on race “had changed”), Section 5 of the […]
In the Wall Street Journal this week, I interviewed John Mellencamp for the "Anatomy of a Song" column in the Arena section on Small Town, his hit from 1985 (go here). John is one of the founders of a form...
A handwritten love letter from President John F. Kennedy to one of his alleged mistresses sold for $88,970 according to Boston-based RR Auction. The four-page letter written weeks before Kennedy's assassination in 1963 to Mary Pinchot Meyer, a family friend and former wife of a CIA agent. Show More Summary
Author John Rechy and his husband, film producer Michael Ewing, have listed their Hollywood Hills home of more than a decade for sale at $2.247 million. Found within gated Lake Hollywood Estates, the two-story traditional was built in 1968 and has been renovated. Obsidian black granite countertops,...
(John Hinderaker) Senator Jeff Sessions released a statement on yesterday’s Brexit vote. As usual, Sessions has his finger on the pulse: [The people’s] strong vote arose not out of fear and pique but out of love for country and pride of place. Show More Summary
(Photo: John Cairns/CC BY 4.0) Stephen Hawking, who is the world's most famous scientist, has been saying for months now that a British exit from the European Union would be a disaster for scientists in the country. Great Britain gets a huge amount of money from the E.U. Show More Summary
The exit polls at general elections, which are run for the BBC, ITV and Sky by Professor John Curtice of Strathclyde University, have built up a reputation for getting the result right over many election cycles. The polls work by asking people how they voted at sampling points across the country, and comparing that with […]
Steve Streza, “John Gruber Misses the Point Completely About Lightning Headphones”: John can argue all he wants that this is all somehow in the best interest of customers by virtue of it being great business for Apple, but it simply isn’t true. Show More Summary
Thursday was a huge news day, and so is Friday: The British "Leave" vote, two hugely important Supreme Court decisions, the John Lewis-led gun control sit-in. Lost amid all of it was a procedural Senate vote that, despite the high-profile protest in the House, was actually the most significant moment of the day for advocates of gun legislation. Show More Summary
Right on the heels of Apple discontinuing its Thunderbolt display, the rumor mill is picking up: Apple’s next monitor might integrate its own GPU. John Paczkowski, Managing Editor at BuzzFeed, made the claim based of off unnamed sources: There are two reasons why having an integrated GPU could be amazing. Show More Summary
Joyce Brabner launches a "comixcast" crowdfunding campaign! Nate Powell talks John Lewis! Sarah Kuhn reflects on the X-Men's Jubilee! Plus more!