A website bought the broadcast rights to a ‘redneck’ boxing event but each of the fighters from impoverished West Virginia has his own hopes and dreams George White is eating pizza in the living area of his one-bedroom trailer in Princeton, West Virginia. Related: West Virginians struggle for answers in America's worst hit opioid epidemic state Continue reading...
Republican state Rep. George Rauscher is among the finalists to replace Wasilla Sen. Mike Dunleavy in the Alaska Senate. Republicans from Dunleavy's district met Monday to winnow down an initial … Click to Continue »
The Associated Press reports: Martin Luther King III spoke in Washington on Monday, the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. King says: “When a president insists that our nation needs more citizens from white states like Norway, I don’t even...Show More Summary
On an amusing episode of The Late Late Show with James Corden from 2015, Jason Alexander got into character as George Costanza and re-recorded a personalized version of his classic voicemail message from Seinfeld for Kat Dennings. Here is the original scene from Seinfeld. Jason Alexander Re-Records Kat Dennings’ ‘Seinfeld’ Voicemail Greeting as George Costanza...
Corporation’s highest paid star from BME background was given all clear in 2015 after extensive treatment The newsreader George Alagiah, the BBC’s highest paid star from a minority ethnic background, is to undergo more treatment for cancer after the disease returned. Show More Summary
To begin 2018, the George Adams Gallery has mounted an exhibition of early paintings by Elmer Bischoff (1916-1991), tracing his development from the mid-1940s, to the years preceding his transition to figurative painting in 1952. InShow More Summary
Anyone who has spent the last few decades wondering who this George Clooney guy is can finally catch up with his breakout role thanks to a new deal to bring classic NBC medical drama ER to Hulu. This comes from Variety, which notes that this is ER’s “long-awaited” debut on any streaming service, with Hulu now getting… Read more...
The question comes from George Amis: I wonder– are first names gendered in Mandarin? That is, is it possible to tell that Tse-tung or Wai-wai are masculine names? Given the extraordinary proliferation of Chinese first names, I rather doubt it. And what is the case with Japanese first names? Here, I suspect that the names […]
A Reminder That It Was George W. Bush Who Was Responsible For Letting North Korea Get Nuclear Weapons Tyler Cowen on Marginal Revolution has provided a link to a 2004 article from Washington Monthly by Fred Kaplan that lays out in great detail how George W. Bush, strongly backed by Cheney and Rumsfeld and against the views […]
Tyler Cowen on Marginal Revolution has provided a link to a 2004 article from Washington Monthly by Fred Kaplan that lays out in great detail how George W. Bush, strongly backed by Cheney and Rumsfeld and against the views of Colin Powell,...Show More Summary
1. Extreme peak-load pricing for London restaurant. 2. History of Henry George, NYC, and the single land tax. 3. Economics lessons from the career of Andre Agassi? 4. If you would like to attend my NYC Conversation with Matt Levine. 5. Show More Summary
A day after Donald Trump met with Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg, he told lawmakers the U.S. should have more immigrants from places like Norway and not “shithole” countries like Haiti. George Orwell warns us in his dystopian novel 1984 that authoritarianism begins with language. Show More Summary
Original paintings by renowned Southern artists William Aiken Walker and William Hemmerling, a mug and a vase from the studios of George Ohr (the ?Mad Potter of Biloxi?), and a stunning five-piece Mexican sterling silver coffee and tea...Show More Summary
pagewoman: Mouse eating a walnut. Roman mosaic from 200 BC. via Waldemar Januszczak Reminds me of this detail of a Dessert Still Life by Georg Flegel (1566-1638).
Late last year, it was revealed that George Clooney was attached to direct and star in a six-episode limited series, based on the Joseph Heller novel, Catch-22. When last we heard, the series hailed from Paramount TV, and had no network on board. According to a new report from Variety, the series is nearing a […]
Catch-22, the high-profile limited series starring and directed by George Clooney, has landed at Hulu, which is finalizing a deal for a six-episode straight-to-series order. The project, written by Luke Davies and David Michôd basedShow More Summary
As the third in line for the British throne, Prince George is a tot of many talents. For instance, he can pull off an adorable pout—even when he’s getting a pep talk from his dad. He has a knack for inventing precious nicknames, too. But that’s not the only trick this little royal has up his sleeve. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments
When Game of Thrones ends in 2019, that's it. Aside from one of the five prequel spinoffs HBO is working on. But, the story told in Game of Thrones, based on George R. R. Martin's A Song...
ABC host George Stephanopoulos took a shot at his own network on Friday morning for preventing anchors and guests from directly quoting President Donald Trump’s comments about immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations, calling them are “people from shthole countries.”...
When it comes to the toughest and longest surfboat challenge in the world, women take centre stage. Of the 25 surfboats competing last week in the George Bass Surfboat Marathon, nine were powered by women – including one from Canberra. And among the remaining 16, a number of the male crews had one or two […]