The first thing you notice about the Switch, Nintendo’s sleek new portable console, is how small the controllers are. Each JoyCon (lol) is roughly four inches, or about the size of a Kotaku news editor’s palm. Compared to, say, the Wiimote, they’re downright tiny. Read more...
President-elect Donald Trump, left, accompanied by Trump Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, right, and Retired Gen. Michael Flynn, a senior adviser to Trump, center, speaks to members of the media at Mar-a-Lago, in Palm Beach, Fla., Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Markets have rallied since November on the expectation [...]
No knowledge of the British welfare system is required to understand I, Daniel Blake. Ken Loach’s movie, which won the Palme d’Or at Cannes in May, tells the story of a man caught in a Kafka-esque battle with an unbending bureaucracy. Show More Summary
Hello! I’m Mark Olsen, and welcome to your weekly field guide to a world of Only Good Movies. I’ll be honest with you, in the year and a half or so I’ve been doing this newsletter, this may be the single worst week for new releases that I can recall. And as you’ve probably learned by now, I’m generally...
“And there it happened… it didn’t hit me at Abol Bridge, or when I wrote my last register entry, or when we ate the last supper at the Birches, or even the moments shared with the Katahdin letters beneath my cold, pruned palms when I held my lips to that wooden sign and thanked it…It happened when I was in the back seat of my friend Hannah’s car. Show More Summary
Oregon 'Thunderbird' EncounterDerek called in to tell of his parent's Thunderbird encounter:“My dad told me a story. Him and my mom were fishing. This was the early 80s. We lived in Oregon. He didn't see a winged humanoid (the topic of the show that evening) but what he did see, what he described, was a Thunderbird. Show More Summary
Fishing When finicky panfish are driving you nuts, try the ultra-subtle approach to make them bite. For many open-water fishermen, that first-ever foray onto the ice might have begun on a lark—with an ax or spud and the shortest rod in the collection. Once a hole was…
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. ? President-elect Donald Trump played golf at his course about 13 miles north of his Palm Beach resort Saturday. What time he left Mar-a-Lago, what time he arrived at Trump National in Jupiter, who he met or played...Show More Summary
Will the Lapdog Media accept anything as a "press conference"? Apparently so. Donald Trump appeared on the garish front stoop of his Palm Beach estate with former fight promoter convicted-of-manslaughter Don King. Or is that President...Show More Summary
“I, Daniel Blake” is an extremely Ken Loach-y Ken Loach film, for better and for worse. The surprise winner of the Palme d’Or at this year’s Cannes Film Festival follows a middle-aged, blue-collar carpenter struggling to navigate the bureaucracy of the British benefits system after an injury leaves him unable to work. Show More Summary
Sundance Selects opens Ken Loach's I, Daniel Blake in theaters this holiday weekend. The feature dazzled in Cannes in May, winning the festival's top prize, the Palme d'Or. I, Daniel Blake's initial rollout is a qualifying run, but finding awards momentum is tricky. Show More Summary
Striking about the whole incident of course is Ivanka flying JetBlue from New York JFK — rather than Delta from JFK (offering a first class cabin) or even from New York LaGuardia or for that matter United out of Newark. While some might...Show More Summary
For any company active in the global trade in timber products, soy, palm oil, or cattle products, deforestation is a critical business issue - whether they know it or not. The production of these forest-risk commodities can contribute...Show More Summary
A 36-year-old Florida man pleaded guilty Tuesday to stealing Rogaine from drug stores all over Ohio, but he apparently wasn't taking it for his own use, the Palm Beach Post reports. Dubbed the "Balding Bandit," authorities say Andres Arias would fly from Florida to Ohio, rent a car, drive...
Prince had fake palm trees in his bathroom. “Three-inch-tall flip-flops, or these heels with lights” was his idea of leisure footwear. He wanted to cancel birthdays. He enjoyed memes and sometimes made his own. He made his eggs with curry and cheddar, but he didn’t know how to turn on his oven. Despite his height, he… Read more...
Refresh for latest… The British Independent Film Awards are underway this evening at London's Old Billingsgate with Jennifer Saunders hosting the event whose nominations are led by Ken Loach's Palme d'Or winner I, Daniel Blake with seven. Show More Summary
A Palme D’Or nominee at the Cannes Film Festival, writer/director Cristi Puiu’s Sieranevada has been submitted as Romania’s Oscar entry for Best Foreign Language Film. A sprawling, ambitious family drama, coming in at a nearly threeShow More Summary
You heard Johnny. Mountain High is now open and covered in white stuff so we guess it’s time for SoCal to dig out the snowboards, trade in the palms for pines and start pretending it’s winter all over again... or something like that. [Link: Mountain High]
Have you ever had your heart race, palms become sweaty, or have difficulty focusing because you’re so nervous? These are some of the signs of anxiety. Anxiety can be debilitating for some people, and for others it might just be a few minutes of feeling […]
JOHN LLOYD: I met Donald Trump quite a few years ago at a charity tennis event at Mar-a-Lago which is his estate in Palm Beach in Florida. That ran for about 10 years.