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Viola Davis to Play Harriet Tubman in HBO Film From 'John Adams' Scribe

Steven Spielberg's Amblin TV will produce the biopic about the famous abolitionist. read more

The 4 Quarters Podcast: Fran Fraschilla, Andy Borman and the Recruiting Round Up

8 hours agoBasketball / NCAA : ZagsBlog

Adam Zagoria and Josh Newman are back with another episode of The 4 Quarters Podcast, covering college hoops and recruiting for SNY.tv. First up, former Manhattan and St. John’s coach and current ESPN Analyst Fran Fraschilla joins the show to break down the players on the board in the upcoming NBA Draft. Later, Director of […]

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On May 1 I will appear with the Portland ensemble Third Angle, reading some texts in support of a program devoted to West Coast composers, from Henry Cowell to John Luther Adams.

Throw out Massachusetts's Sedition Act

John Adams left his state a conflicted legacy. As a young man in 1765, Adams took to the Boston Gazette to protest censorship, reminding his readers that “liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the people,” and...Show More Summary

The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2

"The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And They didn't - the sun broke through by late afternoon and The Who had the chance...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader. - John Quincy Adams

Opening Night (get it?) at the 13th Annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Adam One and Sensei 23 put finishing touches on pieces in the Still Life with Sex Toys round of Face Off, while auctioneer John Osgood (center) looks on. Alison Douglas The 13th annual Seattle Erotic Art Festival opened last night with short films, kinky photo-ops, live performances, and over 200 pieces of juried erotic art for purchase. Show More Summary

5 Things You Didn't Know About 'Last Week Tonight,' As Told By The Announcer And Space Gecko

John Oliver turns 38 on Thursday, and so to celebrate, we are rounding up a few things you didn't know about "Last Week Tonight." The Huffington Post reached out to David Kaye, the show's announcer, and comedian Adam Newman, who hasShow More Summary

Shop Here: New Orleans

Jazz Fest is happening in New Orleans this weekend. Such jazz luminaries as Wilco, Ryan Adams and John Legend will perform... Okay, so maybe the event has expanded its scope in recent years. Whatever the case may be, we thought we’d do you a solid and point you in the direction of the best menswear destinations in NOLA...

The Founding Fathers Fought Against Inequality

George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams and James Madison Slammed Runaway Inequality The primary author of the Constitution – and later president – James Madison wrote: The great object [of political parties] should be to combat the evil: 1. Show More Summary

'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' New Trailer Debuts - Watch Now!

Just moments ago at the Star Wars celebration opening panel, a new trailer from Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens was released! The seventh episode in the Star Wars series stars John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Gwendoline Christie, Domhnall Gleeson, Pip Anderson, and Max von Sydow [...]

“A humorous story told about town of one of the deserters”

On 20 Aug 1774, the young lawyer John Trumbull sent the following to his legal mentor John Adams, then on his way to the First Continental Congress:There is a humorous story told about town of one of the deserters, though I cannot say...Show More Summary

Adam Newman Interview

last weekHumor : Rooftop Blog

Adam Newman is on fire. In the past few years he has: Appeared on The Late Show with David Letterman Had a Comedy Central Half Hour Special Appeared on John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show Appeared on Gotham Comedy Live Toured these last few months with Bo Burnham Now Adam has released his latest CD, […]

Emmanuel Sanders: If we don’t win the Super Bowl, it’s a bust season

The Broncos underwent some major changes this offseason as the team parted ways with head coach John Fox, offensive coordinator Adam Gase and defensive coordinator Jack Del Rio after a divisional round playoff loss to the Colts. New coach Gary Kubiak addressed his team on Monday as they opened up their offseason workout program and…

Adams in Cincinnati

John Adams will lead Leila Josefowicz and the Cincinnati Symphony in his striking new work Scheherazade.2 next week. The dedicated page on the Cincinnati's website provokes a wry smile. Adams is at least sufficiently well known that his name gets...

Presidential Caricatures #6: John Quincy Adams!

Fun Facts: Liked to skinny dip in the Potomac on mornings during his presidency; first president to have his photograph taken; loved to garden

John Michael Greer Warns "The God Of Technological Progress May Well Be Dead"

Submitted by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, As we often state here at Peak Prosperity, the narratives we hold are immensely important. The stories running our heads influence everything from our beliefs to our values to our actions. Show More Summary

ESPN Friday Night Fights - Boxcino semifinal results: John Thompson, Donovan Dennis record upset wins

2 weeks agoSports / Boxing : Bad Left Hook

The semifinal round of ESPN's Boxcino tournament is over, and there were some shocking upsets. Brandon Adams got the strangest win of his career, stopping Vito Gasparyan due to a grossly swollen cauliflower ear in the seventh round. Gasparyan (15-4-5, 8 KO) made a very good account of himself, but never seemed able to pull ahead. Show More Summary

Adam Sandler’s Little Nicky derailed a Nightmare on Elm Street prequel

Director John McNaughton explains why there's no origin story for Freddy Krueger

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