A weekly column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit There was much anticipation surrounding today’s release of the American Film Institute’s Top 10 Movies Of The Year list, as it has often come close to what eventually...Show More Summary
The video is hosted by Robert Reich. Dictionary.com notes: Soon after Brexit, the second largest surge in lookups this year for the term xenophobia leads us to the 2016 US presidential race. On June 29, President Obama gave a speech in which he expressed concern over the use of the term populism to describe Donald Trump’s political rhetoric. Show More Summary
Samantha Bee opened this week’s Full Frontal noting President Obama is busy “child-proofing the Oval Office” while POTUS-Elect Donald Trump's Thank-You Tour stop in Fayetteville, North Carolina tonight. On the eve of Trump’s visit, Bee updated the governor's race in that state; just hours before her broadcast, Republican Gov. Show More Summary
"Whether you care about animals or not, the use of their sliced bodies in the new five pound note evokes a mood and a vibration that displays a gaping hole in human intelligence and in the human race as a compassionate idea." Continue reading…
(Scott Johnson) In “What happened in Minnesota” I took a look at the most potent issue behind the remarkable results favoring Republicans in the state legislative races, which I noted as to the House races in part 2. I included a powerful ad that ran on the subject of Obamacare, Minnesota style, brought to us courtesy of Governor Mark Dayton. Show More Summary
Below, quick notes on each game that has Playoff or conference title stakes. The second-to-last college football weekend of the regular season is upon us. The College Football Playoff race has a few potential twists yet, and almost every...Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty About Someone Else’s Blog: Rich Dillen’s blog is a national treasure, which is why I’m starting a petition to get a movie made about it where that guy from Raising Arizona goes on a Very Dangerous Scavenger Hunt to find it. But until then, you can probably find it just by [...]
A Note from Fatty: I am always awestruck by people who have the energy, tenacity, and skill to organize actual real-life events. As you’ve probably noticed, I am not one of those people. Which is why I put on a ridiculous virtual event: the 100 Miles of Nowhere. What amazes and inspires me is that some [...]
Final NASCAR race day weather forecast for 2016 at Homestead-Miami Speedway It's kind of bitter sweet, the 2016 NASCAR season is coming to an end and this is the final NASCAR weather forecast for 2016. There is some potentially big news...Show More Summary
Pope Francis on Saturday said an "epidemic of animosity" against people of other races or religions was hurting the weakest in society, striking a note of caution against the rise of populist nationalism. Little more than a week after Donald Trump was elected the next U.S. Show More Summary
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Saturday said an "epidemic of animosity" against people of other races or religions was hurting the weakest in society, as he struck a note of caution against the rise of populist nationalism...
A column chronicling conversations and events on the awards circuit Live By Night producer Jennifer Todd stopped by the pre-screening reception Warner Bros threw in the DGA Atrium on Wednesday night and not only was she talking about...Show More Summary
A Note from Fatty: I’m very happy to be posting this story today, because it’s proof that I’m a real thinker. See, this is by a couple long-time Friends of Fatty — Jeff Dieffenbach and Carlos Perea — who got together for their own wacky race / road trip. It’s a longish post…which means you [...]
A Note from Fatty: I’m always excited when I get an outside-the-US 100MoN race report, and I’m always excited when I get a race report from a first-timer. So this report — by Erin B of Trondheim, Norway — is a double-whammy of awesomeness. Enjoy! 100 KoN Race Report: First-time Viking editionby Erin B I signed up [...]
I miss North Amerca's fabulous playgrounds, bathtubs, hot tubs and fast wifi. I do not miss the race to nowhere, the information overload or the
A super PAC supporting Republican candidate John Kennedy, the state treasurer, says Louisiana's voters should support Kennedy in the Dec. 10 runoff because he will work with Trump in Washington. The 30-second spot notes that Democratic candidate Foster Campbell voted against Trump and supports President Barack Obama's health overhaul.
A Note from Fatty: I love Nick’s race report, and applaud his use of profanity as a metric for distance. I swear, my readers have completely outstripped me, creativity-wise. A Mostly True Race Reportby Nick Charles I’m not a cyclist. I’m a bike rider. I’m not even an athlete. My idea of “getting serious” about doing 3 [...]
A Note from Fatty: I love all the 100MoN race reports that come my way, but there are certain people I always especially look forward to hearing from, based on their previous 100MoN efforts. Martin Bunge is at the top of that list. He brings an inspired nuttiness to his efforts, whether he’s riding a [...]
One way we know this sludge of a year isn’t over yet? The Oscar race is just now getting muddy. Over the next few months, I’ll handicap the annual Hollywood derby, starting on a high note: the hectic Best Actress contest. So many ofShow More Summary
A report expanded on findings by experts who have noted an alarming rise in some types of hate crimes tied to the vitriol of the presidential race and recent terrorist attacks.