The calendar may have turned to a long holiday weekend, but the drama continues. Johnny Depp is now being accused by Amber Heard of being 'barely ever sober' during the 15 months they were married, setting up the angle that Johnny isn't the best person to remember whether any domestic violence took place because of an [...]
The report does not bode well Oh dear: A sobering new report—released jointly by UNESCO, the United Nations Environment Program, and the Union of Concerned Scientists, and recently written up in the New York Times—details the serious...Show More Summary
Recently, the New York Times published a sobering story on the alumni of the 2009 season of The Biggest Loser. A study had shown that almost all of those who had publicly lost hundreds of pounds on the show’s punishing diet and exercise regime had gained nearly all of it back, unless they made staying slim the focus of every waking moment. Show More Summary
If Hillary Clinton wants to be president — and for nearly a decade that hasn’t been in doubt — she’s got to change her act in a very major way. It must be beyond sobering to the … Continue reading ?
LONDON (AP) — Rocker Ozzy Osbourne, whose hits include “Crazy Train,” has had a slightly more sober tram named after him in his English hometown. Osbourne attended a launch ceremony Thursday in Birmingham, central England, where he grew up and formed the heavy metal icon Black Sabbath. Workers peered from office windows to glimpse the […]
Since he’s closing out on eight years of robust foreign policy leadership and a lack of interest in being a celebrity interested in tweets and selfies, the sober, always responsible Barack Obama today reflected on the possibility of a President … Continued
During a visit to the World Bank this week, I got a sobering lesson about the degree to which the people working at international bureaucracies, including the Organization for Economic
It's been a sobering couple of weeks for colleges in Sydney, Australia. First, students at Wesley College came under fire for harassing sex workers and publishing a slut-shaming journal. Then St. Andrews College was laid out for aweekly radio broadcast that recounted hookups and personal stories, including the alleged sexual assault of a student. Show More Summary
http://chinatownsummernights.com/ On an average weekend in L.A., some of my favorite activities include patio drinking, beer garden drinking, before-noon drinking, bar hopping and beach drinking. But I also see the value in non-alcohol-fueled activities, if for no other reason than it’s good to change it up and give my vital...
Paul Ryan is making mouth sounds again claiming to be soooo bipartisan, and thoughtful, and not like those other dicks in the Republican party and the House, which he is the head of. Paul Ryan doesn’t hate poor people any more, he will heal America, and now it isn’t just Democrats’ fault that there is
On May 20, Amber Riley, feeling the effects of some post-dental work painkillers, posted a video to Instagram, talking about stuff that her "sober mind" wouldn't normally allow her to say. The 30-year-old actor—best known for playing diva Mercedes Jones on Glee—had some things she wanted to get off her chest. Show More Summary
Clinton Needs a Crash Course By Peter Funt If Hillary Clinton wants to be president — and for nearly a decade that hasn’t been in doubt — she’s got to change her act in a very major way. It must be beyond sobering to the Clinton forces that Donald Trump has gone from can’t-be-nominated to [...]
In the residential Ba Dinh district of Hanoi lies a sobering reminder of the human cost of the Vietnam War – wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down shortly before the war ended. Operation Linebacker II, known internationally as the Christmas...Show More Summary
As cleverly sarcastic as "She's Got a Way With Words" is, Blake Shelton looked pretty serious performing the new song on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today. "She put the S.O.B. in sober/She put the hang in hangover/She put the ex in sex/She put the low in blow/She put a big F.U....
After scrapping an entire LP in 2013, Ladyhawke spiraled into depression and alcoholism. Now she's sober and married and back with 'Wild Things.' Here's what happened.
The New York Times ran a sobering cover story today on the epidemic of gun violence in the nation titled "A Drumbeat of Multiple Shootings, but America Isn't Listening". In the piece, journalists analyzed 358 armed encounters across the country where four or more people were killed or wounded - and the results were staggering. Show More Summary
Chris Young's "Sober Saturday Night" ships to country radio today, marking a surreal, full-circle career moment for the Tennessee native. Vince Gill provides background vocals and a killer guitar solo on the track, and it was actually Gill who, many years ago, inspired Young to become a singer. "The first concert...
Survival is not always cute, politically responsible, mature, or sober. Survival is ramshackle, as is tolerance.
Securities regulators are giving the fast-growing exchange-traded fund industry a cold, sober stare. Securities and Exchange Commission chair Mary Jo White on Friday singled out ETFs as an area in need of further review and, potentially, regulation. Show More Summary
It’s May 20th, everyone! I am hosting this thread because I volunteered, and because Revanchist was too drunk to ask someone else. See when you’re sober, you’re thinking, so goes the adage. Speaking of thinking, here is a cat picture. Read more...