During the Second World War, much was made about celebrities who volunteered for the national service. Baseball players like Bob Feller, who served four years aboard the USS Alabama and Ted Williams, who flew as a Marine fighter pilot...Show More Summary
After this piece, on the “open secret” about Donald Trump (and the Congressional Republicans) that Michael Wolff’s Fire…
Respected indie rock songsmith Ted Leo gives the Libertarian Party a new kind of pop-culture attention: a wounded attack song on its 2016 vice presidential candidate, former GOP Massachusetts Gov. William Weld. As a synecdoche for the...Show More Summary
Fund total as of Dec. 11: $6,739,806 Advocate ($1,000-$1,499): Suzanne Bria & Ted Temple, in honor of our families; Clyde & Janet Ostler, in honor of my beloved mother, Aurita Coates; Tod Racine; Kathleen Williams. Supporter ($500-$999): Eric Beelar; Jack Jewell; Anonymous, in memory of Margaret & Con McCauley; Anonymous, in memory of Junie Pose, Manh Luu and Thoi Nguyen.
NBC’s The Good Place has been renewed for a third season! The show is in the middle of its sophomore season and has been critically acclaimed. Ted Danson, Kristen Bell, William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, and D’Arcy Carden star. So far, thirteen episodes have been ordered for the third season, Entertainment Weekly reports. [...]
A second baseman, he was the oldest living member of the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Bobby Doerr played for years alongside Boston Red Sox greats Ted Williams, Johnny Pesky and Dom DiMaggio, and while Williams was the era’s dominant hitter and Pesky and DiMaggio captured the hearts of Boston’s fans, the steady, genial Doerr was the glue that held the 1940s team together as it revived...
THE NEW YORK TIMES FIRED DAVID BOIES: When reached for comment, the Times said "We always liked Ted Olson better." Just kidding. The real story is here. WE HAVE RAISES, PEOPLE! But at Williams & Connolly so... your firm probably isn't elite enough to match. Show More Summary
Kristen Bell and Ted Danson might be the marquee names of The Good Place, but for many viewers, the breakout star of the afterlife comedy is William Jackson Harper, who portrays anxious, indecisive philosophy professor Chidi Anagonye. Vulture caught up with Jackson, who’s also currently starring in Zoe Kazan’s off-Broadway ... More »
Our portfolio company Kik is doing a token offering for its Kin crypto token this coming week. AVC regular William Mougayar interviewed Kik founder/CEO Ted Livingston a few weeks ago and their talk is the video of the week this week...
Thanks to PBS, Major League Baseball, and David Ortiz, one of the greatest baseball players ever is getting the documentary treatment. MLB announced Friday that PBS will profile Red Sox legend Ted Williams as part of its acclaimed American Masters series. Show More Summary
Repack box pack time.Let's tear in.Top to Bottom:141 Colin Rea144 Matt HollidayBL-11 Ted Williams Baseball Legends142 Jake Arrieta Mini310 Patrick Corbin (SP)196 Josh ReddickA short print, a full-size insert, and a mini. Not bad for my first pack of this stuff from last year.
A brief video of the drama that was Ted Williams.
Sports superstars are staying superstars longer than ever before. Sure, there have been outliers before (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ted Williams) but increasingly the best players in the major sports are veterans fighting off the ravages of...Show More Summary
Just last year, NECA turned the Wyld Stallyns and the late George Carlin’s Rufus into retro-style Bill & Ted action figures, leaving many fans to wonder if the character of Death would be coming in the future. Played by William Sadler in 1991 sequel Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey, “the man with no tan” is one of […]
NO THANKS. Four top law firms turned down requests to represent Trump: “Among them, sources said, were some of the most high-profile names in the legal profession, including Brendan Sullivan of Williams & Connolly; Ted Olson of Gibson,...Show More Summary
I realize this blog is dangerously close to becoming A Coin Fund instead of AVC, but what can I say? It’s what I am thinking about most of all right now. Here’s William’s interview with Ted Livingston, founder and CEO of Kik, on the plan to decentralize Kik around a new token called Kin.
QUOTE OF THE DAY: When you’ve dealt with Ted Williams and Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra and Stan Musial (Bunning faced “Stan the Man” in two all-star games), the people I’m dealing with now are kind of down the scale. —“Jim Bunning, RIP,” Power Line, today.
ESPN First Take cohost Stephen A. Smith embraced debate in a whole new venue Thursday, going on Fox News’ new The Specialists (alongside fellow guest Ted Nugent and co-hosts Eric Bolling, Katherine Timpf and Eboni K. Williams) to debate politics for an hour. Show More Summary
These 7 US cities are the powerhouses of clean tech Architects want to put skyscrapers inside hollowed-out Giant Sequoia trees in California TED, an elite ideas conference for the brilliant and wealthy, can't avoid the Trump effect Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments