A letter to my nephew, who is just starting residency. There will be days ahead when patients will bring you their most prized and flawed possessions — their broken bodies, their flagging spirits, their waning hope. They will wonder: “Can I get back to my loved ones, my life, my dreams? Will you help me? […]
In the year since Berke Breathed came out of retirement to cover the 2016 election cycles with Opus, Bill, Milo and the gang, he's amassed enough material to fill a new 144-page collection: Bloom County Episode XI: A New Hope, which comes out in September. (more…)
Pokemon Go gets the Sir David Attenborough treatment in a new viral video. The renowned British naturalist’s wildlife commentary is dubbed over footage of someone playing the augmented reality game in the hilarious clip. Watch the video...Show More Summary
I spotted this last week:Digital health: Priorities for the new ADHAVIC Jul 25 The new Chair for the Australian Digital Health Agency, Jim Birch AM will discuss the operation, governance as well as responsibilities and priorities for the new agency in bringing our health system into the digital century. Show More Summary
The epic season 5 trailer for Arrow is here, and it's everything you could hope for. In the aftermath of Damien Darhk's death, Oliver finds rookie vigilantes inspired by his work who are ready to train. Though they seem incapable at first, they've got some surprise tricks up their sleeve for Oliver. Show More Summary
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The Star Trek 50th anniversary panel at Comic-Con brought together generations of Starfleet captains and officers to reminisce about the previous series, but also talk about their hopes for the new, Bryan Fuller-led show. It was fun,...Show More Summary
When you make videos on YouTube, you hope people will watch what you're posting. But rarely do you think, "I really hope someone samples this in a rap song."
New York Times: “It is almost as hard to imagine establishment Republicans, waiting in the wings in hopes that Mr. Trump’s candidacy was a fever waiting to break, finding a welcome among the delegates who made the party theirs in [....
Jon Stewart briefly returned to television on Thursday to deliver a scathing monologue in which he address presidential hopeful Donald J. Trump and his loyal supporters. The New Jersey native, who satirically reported the news on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show” for 20 years, took the reigns on...
This has been an insanely busy year, both from a news perspective and a tearing-of-hair-and-rending-of-garments-behind-scenes perspective. So I hope readers in New York City and San Francisco can meet with me for a drink in August. For those of you new to the site, meetups are very informal. We hold them in public venues, aka […]
I HOPE WE’RE NOT TOO MESSIANIC, OR A TRIFLE TOO SATANIC: Me In The New York Post: Trump’s Not A Savior, But Neither Was Obama.
Hyundai's new Genesis luxury brand hopes to woo customers with a generous warranty and attentive dealers. It's a strategy followed by other carmakers, but might be more important for Genesis as it tries to break away from a parent brand known for more value-oriented cars. Genesis will offer a 5-year new-vehicle warranty, as well as a...
Nvidia Corp. unveiled a new chip for well-heeled gaming enthusiasts that it hopes will also appeal to artificial-intelligence specialists.
It looks as though Niantic Labs has stopped taking requests for new gyms and Pokestops. Hopefully if you were wanting a particular place or your house even to be turned into either, you already sent a request. The company has also updated its website to include a form to request having a Pokemon Go gym […]
Hopefully by now you know it’s generally a bad idea to access unsecured networks over WiFi, but having a phone that warns you about the dangers when you’re on one is a great step forward for those that aren’t so tech savvy. iOS 10 will do just that. Show More Summary
Fox’s upcoming remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show is controversial to say the least, but hopefully the new trailer for the Halloween musical event will put anxious fans of the cult classic at ease. As Brad (Ryan McCartan) tells a shivering Janet (Victoria Justice), there’s nothing to worry about. OK, maybe that’s a bit [...]
In July 1996, Comedy Central launched a brand new, half-hour news satire and talk show hybrid called The Daily Show, originally hosted by former ESPN anchor Craig Kilborn. Whatever hopes the basic cable network had for the series back then, it is safe to say that The Daily Show far exceeded them. Show More Summary
"We wanted to build a game that would inspire people to go outside, get exercise, discover new places, and have fun with their friends."
This week in Friday Feuds the battle royale between two competing Canadians reignites, and a vegan rapper comes under fire for an unpopular opinion. Plus, New York’s king of petty claps back at an orange-tinged presidential hopeful and his wife, and much more… Of late Joe Budden has been leading the pack where Drake disses are […]