From the very first line of Mat Johnson’s new novel, Loving Day, you understand that you are in the hands of a master storyteller. In engaging, lively prose, Johnson gives us the story of Warren Duffy, a man just returned from Wales to the Germantown district of Philadelphia after his father’s death.
On this date in 1964, President Johnson signed the “Civil Rights Act of 1964? into law. The act made it illegal to discriminate against others because of their race Peaches Two doctors file lawsuit over Georgia Certificate of Need law. Show More Summary
Watch: Alan Kohler interviews Michael Johnson, CEO of medical technology group Rhinomed about its innovative respiratory devices.
A son of legendary Mississippi blues artist Robert Johnson became rich by winning a court fight over his father's estate. But even when finances were no longer a concern, an attorney said Claud Johnson kept the gravel truck he had driven for years - a reminder of the hard work that guided his own...
The NBA’s Scottie Pippen wants to remind people that he was the legend that people should be comparing with LeBron James, and not just Michael Jordan or Magic Johnson. In the NBA, Scottie Pippen thinks he should be the natural comparison with LeBron James. Show More Summary
HBO is adapting the Tony-winning Broadway play All the Way, which tells the story of how President Lyndon Johnson fought to enact the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play earned Bryan Cranston a Tony Award for playing LBJ, and Cranston will be reprising the role in the HBO version. Show More Summary
A person with knowledge of the details says the Boston Celtics have landed Amir Johnson with a two-year deal worth $24 million.
Johnson, formerly of the Toronto Raptors, is signing a two-year deal with the Boston Celtics worth $24 million, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo. The post Report: Amir Johnson to Sign 2-Year, $24 Million Deal With Boston Celtics appeared first on SLAMonline.
The eating contest to end all eating contests. Muhammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier, Magic Johnson vs. Larry Bird, Roger Federer vs. Rafael Nadal: These are a few of the greatest individual rivalries in sports. But can any of them top Joey Chestnut vs. Show More Summary
The forward will add athleticism and defense to Boston's frontline. Free agent forward Amir Johnson has signed a 2-year, $24 million dollar deal with the Celtics, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. HOW Johnson's five-year deal with the Raptors expired this summer, allowing him to hit unrestricted free agency for the first time. Show More Summary
The time will never be better than today to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.(Actually, this probably isn’t the right time, either. There might never be a good time to recall the tribute Calvin Coolidge once wrote about Walter Johnson, Washington’s greatest baseball star.)Read full article >>
Warner Bros. has release the first trailer for Creed, an upcoming seventh film in the Rocky series written and directed by Ryan Coogler. The sequel will follow Apollo Creed‘s (Carl Weathers) son, Adonis Johnson Creed (Michael B. Jordan), as he tracks down Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) in Philadelphia and asks the retired boxer to train […]
He was banned permanently by Twitter, but right wing hatchet man Chuck C. Johnson still had an appeal filed with the Missouri Supreme Court, trying to get the juvenile records (if any) of Michael Brown unsealed, so he could prove Brown was a "violent criminal" who deserved to be shot...
Look, I get that it’s HOT: But the rest of us are managing not to wear our nightgowns in public. (Cute hair, though.) Read More...
Dwayne Johnson fka The Rock fka Twigs covers August’s Esquire magazine this month. In the interview, he delivers that signature excitement and general joie de vivre that we all know and love. What does The Rock want to shine some light on this time? Oh, everything you can imagine. Anything at all! Read more...
How gorgeous is this family? Jessica Simpson celebrated her son Ace Knute's second birthday on Tuesday with husband Eric Johnson, and shared this beautiful black-and-white photo of the three of them. [ Related: Jessica Shares Beautiful Photos Of Husband & Son ] Unfortunately daughter Maxwell Drew was missing from the snap, but maybe Jess wanted Ace to get [...]
The Jets were among the teams who took some heat this offseason for taking government money (i.e. yours) in exchange for some advertising campaigns for the armed services. But they’ve spent plenty of their own, and got to see the return on their investment today. After making a $1 million donation, Jets owner Woody Johnson…
(Scott Johnson) The Clarion Project has just posted “The world stayed silent” (video below, here on YouTube). Clarion asks that we share the link and help the video go viral. I don’t necessarily like argument by juxtaposition, but I think this film briefly makes a compelling case — a better case than Vera Brittain’s in the big-budget filmed version of Testament of Youth.
Jessica Simpson and her husband Eric Johnson pose for a photo with their adorable son Ace Knute while celebrating his 2nd birthday. “2yrs OLD?!?! Can we live here forever? I love you Ace Knute Johnson. Happy Birthday! ????,” the 34-year-old entertainer captioned a photo on Instagram of her son on an inflatable slide. “Ace Knute [...]
We've already gushed about our unwavering love for our awesome, longtime photographer partner, Justine Johnson. She's been a mainstay Portland, Maine-based wedding photographer for Offbeat Bride readers for years now. Did you know that Justine also rocks the boudoir photography market, too?! Here's where things get SEXY and ultra empowering.