Here’s a look at the posts that made the most buzz the past seven days. Paul Ford Joins The New Republic as Contributing Editor Claudia Puig Takes the USA Today Buyout Nikke Finke Chooses Fiction Bill Cosby Confounds with NightlineShow More Summary
Reality TV is starting to get a little too real in the Czech Republic. A new series about WWII on Czech Television has a lot of people up in arms, claiming that the program is making light of a terrible period in history. In “Holidays...Show More Summary
I wrote about the re-emergence of Sydney Blumenthal today in Politico : For those who don’t remember the 1990s, Sidney Blumenthal is the former writer for the New Republic, the Washington Post and The New Yorker whose devotion to the...Show More Summary
America Is Finally Getting Its First Offshore Wind Farm. Conservatives Are Trying to Make Sure It’s the Last. Rebecca Leber, May 14, 2015 (New republic) “…Europe has at least 70 complete [offshore] wind farms and 2,300 turbines in its waters. Show More Summary
I don't really like hot dogs much, but maybe that's because I live in New York where, judging by this chart by Food Republic, our hot dog selection is pretty uninspired. Perhaps I'd feel differently about these rubbery tubesteaks if I'd first tried one in Brazil or France or Amsterdam (or really anywhere that covers it with cheese or fries). Show More Summary
BuzzFeed | The New Republic | CJR Paul Johansson, the actor who played sleazy ad man Ferg Donnelly on the AMC drama “Mad Men,” allegedly made several sexual overtures during a session with BuzzFeed staffers at the company’s Los Angeles...Show More Summary
Yesterday was a packed day, with President Obama in New Jersey. And today, I'm stuck at the car dealership. So I wanted to go back and pick up Sen. Cory Booker's appearance on Meet the Press Sunday. Chuck Todd pitches him the Republican claim that Democrats are trying to politicize Amtrak's Philadelphia derailment. Show More Summary
Republic of Ireland internationals Stephen and Noel Hunt are not offered new deals by Ipswich Town.
“In an age when museums have overtaken churches as the apex of architectural aspiration, Piano is our Brunelleschi.”
A new National Coast Watch Center (NCWC) for maritime security has opened in the Republic of the Philippines. Raytheon Company designed, implemented and
Building on previous years' success, the Union Sportsmen's Alliance's (USA's) third annual SMART New Jersey Sporting Clays Shoot raised $75,000, shattering the previous year's total by $10,000. The event, held in Port Republic, N.J., included 125 shooters and guests; and proceeds will go to USA's conservation efforts. Show More Summary
Josh Hartnett rides on a horse on the set of his new movie on Tuesday (May 12) in Prague, Czech Republic. The 36-year-old actor recently opened up about his younger self. “I’ve always felt that I could do whatever the hell I wanted. Maybe that’s the product of growing up when I did and where [...]
J.D. Brucker's new book Reason Over Faith: Antitheism & the Case Against Religion (Atheist Republic, 2015) covers a litany of faith-based abuses, from circumcision to social issues to climate change denial. In the excerpt below, Brucker explains why childhood indoctrination is one of the most powerful weapons in religion's arsenal:
Paul Ford first made waves under the nom-de-plume Gary Benchley. From 2003 to 2005, he wrote regular dispatches for website The Morning News under the guise of a fictional twentysomething Brooklyn rocker. When Ford finally revealed himself...Show More Summary
When the founding of the People's Republic of China was celebrated with a grand ceremony at Tiananmen Square on October 1st 1949, the new government declared this day to be the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Ever since, October 1st has been grandly celebrated in China. Show More Summary
Star Wars: Republic Commando is one of the greatest Star Wars games of all, and is easily the best game based on the prequel trilogy. I’ve got a whole new appreciation for it, though, after watching this developer playthrough, hosted by the game’s lead programmer Brett Douville. Read more...
I am delighted to take up the role of Southern Editor here at Slugger O’Toole. It is the perfect time for ‘Slugger’ to expand. Over the next year we want to bring that unique approach to the Irish political scene. In the past I was deeply involved in grass root politics. Ireland has a great more...
Nashville, TN – The Union Sportsmen’s Alliance’s (USA) 3rd Annual SMART New Jersey Sporting Clays Shoot held on May 2 at Red Wing Sporting Clays in Port Republic, NJ, shattered the previous year’s gross earnings by $10,000, raising $75,000 to support the USA’s conservation mission. Show More Summary
Five new models of aviation equipment, including Su-34 multi-role fighter bombers and modernized Su-27P fighters, have been received by aviation units of the Southern Military District located in the Rostov Region and the Republic of Crimea.