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10 Things We Can Learn About Writing from 'You’re the Worst'

1 hour agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

We dig deep into Stephen Falk's complicated FXX series. Column by Max Booth III If I told you a show existed that focused on two narcissists in a relationship, you would probably tell me, hey, that sounds kind of boring, and you’d have a point. Show More Summary

Trade globalisation in the last two centuries

Historians and economists generally identify two periods of trade globalisation, the first beginning around 1870 and the second during the 1970s. The column argues that new data from 1827 onwards shows globalisation beginning as trade...Show More Summary

20 Questions with Katy Daley – Kathy Kallick

20 Questions with Katy Daley is a new, ongoing feature here at Bluegrass Today. The column may be new, but you all know the contributor, Katy Daley, a familiar voice from the Katy Daley Show each weekday morning at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. As the situation allows, Katy […] The post 20 Questions with Katy Daley – Kathy Kallick appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

20 Questions with Katy Daley – Sammy Shelor

With this post we introduce a new feature, which will appear sporadically at Bluegrass Today. The column may be new, but you all know the contributor, Katy Daley, a familiar voice from the Katy Daley Show each weekday morning at WAMU’s Bluegrass Country. As the situation […] The post 20 Questions with Katy Daley – Sammy Shelor appeared first on Bluegrass Today.

How domestic trade frictions shape welfare gains

In international trade theory, countries are often treated as homogenous regions, with no account taken of their internal geography. This column uses evidence from China’s Treaty Port Era to show how domestic trade frictions shape welfare gains from trade. Show More Summary

Where are the Syrians in Assad’s Syrian Arab Army?

The video shows the attack on Palmyra, the historic Syrian city reclaimed from Isil for the Assad regime, and as a column of troops heads across the desert behind him a soldier is giving a commentary. “Despite many casualties, they are moving forward in the advance,” he says. The oddity is that he is not […]

A TGB EXTRA: John Oliver on the Democratic Convention

2 months agoHealth / Aging : Time Goes By

Usually, I post the video essays from John Oliver's remarkable HBO show, Last Week Tonight in the Saturday Interesting Stuff column. But because news – particularly political news – moves at warp speed these days and Oliver's show airs late...

Filibustered: The RNC was a show made for cable, and the networks suffered for it

Filibustered is Alex McCown’s column about the overlap between politics and pop culture. Every four years the presidential conventions roll around, rising from the dead like impatient cicadas, to make a super-annoying noise that lasts for four days straight, then die off again until the next election cycle. Show More Summary

The Behind the Scenes Pic of the Day: Spielberg with stars from both Poltergeist and E.T.!

The great Netflix show STRANGER THINGS inspires the BTS column to dive into Amblin and Stephen King related behind the scenes images this week! We start off with a twofer! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Over...Show More Summary

12 Grammar and Writing Tips from Archer

2 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

The animated show 'Archer' is a grammar-lovers wet dream. Column by Taylor Houston If I were having a dinner party, and I could invite anyone I wanted, I would totally invite Adam Reed, the creator and writer of the made-for-adults cartoon...Show More Summary

10 TV Shows We’re Watching Right Now

4 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : The Cut

Welcome to a new Cut column, where we take a break from our demanding reading schedules to share the shows we've been watching this month, from classics to buzzy new hits. This month, we're loving HBO's half-hour comedies, revisiting the great Deadwood and getting hyped about the return of UnREAL. ... More »

New Column!

4 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

More Shocking Findings from the Report That Showed You Need to Earn $23.56 an Hour to Live in King County by Stranger Staff The recent "Out of Reach" report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition was full of shocking findings about the cost of living in Seattle. Show More Summary

To Call Megan Kelly’s Eric Trump Interview ‘Abject Sycophancy’ is Ridiculous; Here’s Why

5 months agoNews : Mediaite

What happens when you combine someone who suffers from FDS and #NeverTrump simultaneously? Let's allow Poynter's Jim Warren and his disturbingly-shallow column show the result...

Atlanta Mayor’s Column Attacking Bernie Sanders Was Drafted by Lobbyist, Emails Show

5 months agoNews : Truthdig

    Hillary Clinton. (Gage Skidmore / (CC-BY-2.0)) Emails released from the office of influential Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed show that a column Reed published on praising Hillary Clinton and ripping her opponent, Bernie Sanders,...Show More Summary

MY USA TODAY COLUMN: Punish State A.G.’s Who Treat Disagreement As A Crime. UPDATE: From the co…

MY USA TODAY COLUMN: Punish State A.G.’s Who Treat Disagreement As A Crime. UPDATE: From the comments: These AG should be met with howling crowds whenever they show their faces. The people and businesses that give them political contributions should get the same treatment. They and their supporters should be publicly shamed at every opportunity. […]

AIM Editor Talks About Hillary’s Legal Problems

AIM Editor Roger Aronoff was a guest last week on The Tami Jackson Show to talk about Aronoff’s recent column “More Evidence of Clinton Corruption Yields Little Interest from the Media.”

KIG Analtyics heat map: Chicago’s top neighborhoods development opportunity

KIG Analytics used Chicago’s Open Data Portal and data from the Cook County Assessor and City of Chicago Zoning Ordinance to produce a heat map showing the available FAR in Chicago's top neighborhoods. The height of each column represents...Show More Summary

Column: Baseball Keeps Sending the Wrong Message to Its Fans

7 months agoSports / Baseball : Bats

From Yoenis Cespedes turning spring training into a luxury car show to having to pay up to $49 to watch a game that doesn't count, baseball doesn't seem the least bit concerned about the message it's sending to the fans.

La Liga Hangover: 'Show Pony' Isco, Ronaldo 'Irrelevant' and Liga's Top 'Keepers

Welcome to La Liga Hangover, a weekly column running throughout the season in which we take a light-hearted, though in-depth, look at the key stories and talking points from the most recent weekend of action in Spanish football's top flight. Show More Summary

What ‘It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia’ Can Teach Us About Writing Dark Humor

7 months agoArts / Writing : LitReactor

Learning how to write from one of the most screwed-up shows on television. Column by Max Booth III We are all going to die. If you think about this fact long enough, there’s a good chance you’ll curl up in a ball and sob into a bottle of liquor. Show More Summary

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