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John Henson back in action for Bucks

34 minutes agoBasketball / NBA :

Here’s the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporting multiple good Bucks news — backup forward John Henson is back, and the team enjoyed a win Friday against a very hot Atlanta Hawks squad: John Henson missed being on the floor. It’s evident the Milwaukee Bucks also missed the length, rebounds and shot-blocking skills of the 6-foot-11 Henson. The third-year pro returned to [...]

The NotMakingThisUp Book Review: The Best Least Looked-Forward-To Book I Have Ever Received

I received for Christmas the least looked-forward-to book I have ever received: John Cleese’s “So, Anyway…”. Cleese, of course, is a founder of Monty Python, the wildly successful British comedy group that took male teenagers by storm...Show More Summary

Milwaukee Elected Official's Tweet Mocks The Death Of Eric Garner

Last weekend, Milwaukee was in the grip of fierce racial tensions as the city waited for the decision by Milwaukee County District Attorney John Chisholm on whether to charge former Milwaukee Police Officer Christopher Manney, who is...Show More Summary

Rare Photos of John Lennon and Paul McCartney Travel to Paris in 1961

John Lennon received £100 for his 21st birthday from his relatives in Scotland, which he spent on a trip to Paris with Paul. On September 30th they set of, hitch-hiking from England, originally planning on going all the way to Spain,...Show More Summary

Curtice analysis of latest Scottish polling suggests that LAB could be down to 3 seats – the same as the LDs

There’s a great analysis by John Curtice this morning on the latest Scottish polls particularly the one out today from ICM for the Guardian. The whole article is well worth reading but the following is a key part when it comes to making Scottish Westminster seat projections:- “..What, however, this poll brings anew to the […]

Network - Immediate Regret

Sounds like: Audio Junkies, Scuba, Kraak & Smaak Song: Network - Immediate Regret What's so good? Regret need not be necessary for Oli Johns, aka Network. His inspired production behind "Immediate Regret" is actually an immediate sense of gratitude. It's an entirely modern piece with undertones of a cyber renaissance. Show More Summary

The IRS Scandal, Day 597

The Hill: IRS: Search for Lerner Emails Almost Over: A Treasury inspector general will likely conclude its search for former IRS official Lois Lerner’s missing emails “in the next several weeks,” John Koskinen, the agency’s commissioner, said Thursday. Once Treasury’s inspector general for tax administration is finished, the Senate Finance...

Better than a gift card: Oxford's Bodleian receives Charles I's travelling library

15 hours agoArts : Artdaily

What has the Bodleian received for Christmas? A spectacular travel-sized library that once belonged to Prince Charles, later King Charles I. It has been bequeathed by John McLaren Emmerson, DPhil (Oxon), to mark the part played by the...Show More Summary

Dear John: Manipulating People

Dear John tackles roommates with offensive hobbies, fifth wheels, and gifts for boyfriends when the girlfriend is on a budget. The post Dear John: Manipulating People appeared first on The Good Men Project.

The Talk Show: 2014 Year in Review

I was delighted to join John Gruber on The Talk Show this week to discuss everything that happened with Apple in 2014. Special guest Rene Ritchie returns to the show for a special Apple 2014 year-in-review episode. Just a few of theShow More Summary

Driving with John Chow – Money Is Not Important

How important is money to you? I got an email from a reader recently blasting me for being too focused on money. He said that money is not important, and there are things a lot more important than going after […]

‘Dragon Blade': First Trailer Released For Action Flick Starring John Cusack, Jackie Chan, Adrien Brody

Many have thought that Jackie Chan, the famous martial arts actor, was going to retire, but that appears to be the farthest thing from the truth. The first trailer Dragon Blade, for his most-recently completed film, has now been released online and it looks as if some really big and epic things are to come. Show More Summary

Why It Is Likely to Be Really Bad for Bloomberg as a Journalistic Enterprise to Have John Micklethwait at Its Head: Hoisted from Other People's Archives

John Holbo (2005): [Intelligent Design]( "A few days ago I finished The Right Nation, by Micklethwait and Wooldridge... >...a pair of 'Economist' writers. Perhaps you recall their...Show More Summary

John Wall Fined, Quincy Acy Suspended for Christmas Altercation

John Wall has been fined $15,000, and Quincy Acy has been suspended one game without pay by the NBA for their roles in a Christmas Day altercation. Acy threw a […] The post John Wall Fined, Quincy Acy Suspended for Christmas Altercation appeared first on SLAMonline.

Leaving Vietnam Proved To Be Okay. Why Not Afghanistan, Fox News?

Sounding more and more like a CIA Operative on Homeland, Senator John McCain berates President Obama for honoring the agreement to leave that was agreed upon by both countries. On September 30, 2014, The long-delayed agreements wereShow More Summary

My Best Pun, Possibly Ever

21 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : Whatever

Inordinately proud of myself for this one. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) December 26, 2014 Thank you, I will be here through December. Try the veal.

NY Cops Fly Banner: ‘De Blasio, Our Backs Have Turned To You’

According to ex-cop and blogger John Cardillo, “a coalition of NYPD cops, Detectives, and supervisors hundreds strong” are behind it.  Ashley Chalmers of Jersey Shore Aerial Advertising says those who paid for this “wish to remain anonymous.” “We are outraged by the mayor’s incendiary rhetoric, and for facilitating the current hostile climate towards the NYPD. [...]

It's Hard To Believe This "Ancient Rome Vs. China" Movie Is Real

22 hours agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Here we have it: a strong early contender for 2015's guiltiest pleasure. Jackie Chan, John Cusack, Adrien Brody and Peng Lin star in Dragon Blade, an alt-history in which Rome fights Han Dynasty China for control over the Silk Road. You've never seen Brody chewing scenery like this before. Read more...

The Trailer for Dragon Blade, Starring Jackie Chan and John Cusack

22 hours agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

Adrien Brody also stars in the Daniel Lee film The post The Trailer for Dragon Blade, Starring Jackie Chan and John Cusack appeared first on

‘Dragon Blade’ Trailer: John Cusack and Adrien Brody Meet Jackie Chan

23 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Even if you tried to assemble the least-likely cast for an adventure movie about Roman soldiers moving through China, you probably wouldn’t come up with the lead trio of Jackie Chan, Adrien Brody, and John Cusack. But that’s the cast for Dragon Blade, a Chinese film that has just debuted a trailer. Show More Summary

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