In a weirdly hostile and creepy press conference in Alabama this week, the state's Supreme Court Chief Justice complained about a variety of foes including “a tranvestite,” plus "atheists, homosexuals and transgender individuals." He...Show More Summary
The first three rounds of the 2016 NFL draft are history, which means it's time to evaluate which teams succeeded most in addressing some pressing positional needs. And with potential franchise quarterbacks, three-down running backsShow More Summary
Louis van Gaal was forced to defend himself over would-be champions Leicester at his press conference yesterday. With the Foxes looking odds-on to win the most unprecedented and incredible Premier League title in history, the big guns have been made to look very bad. While Leicester have cruised to the title on a shoestring budget, […]
IT’S EIGHT o’clock in the morning, and your correspondent is among a 20-strong crowd of press gathered at Madame Tussauds in Baker Street for the unveiling of the wax figure of Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister. Led into the world...Show More Summary
Day three began with a brilliant visit with the engaging, smart Rodolphe Péters (above) of Champagne Pierre Peters. He explained that there are three critical elements for him in making his Champagnes: terroir, pressing and reserve wines. He begins with terroir. He’s not organic or biodynamic, largely because he has 20 hectares spread across 72 parcels, [...]
Standing over CDJs high above the crowd inside the Roxy, I scroll through songs, press play with a headphone up against my ear, and program a cue point. I look down. The room is packed with people who scored tickets to an intimate show from reunited British band Lush. They aren't...
Taking advantage of airline schedule changes to save money – Associated Press The AP put together a good article about... Read More
The Gremyashchy, a sophisticated new Russian naval ship, will be equipped with domestically made engines, according to the press service of the Russian Defense Ministry.
Wenger demands loyalty from Arsenal fans ahead of planned protest - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsene Wenger’s pre-match press conference ahead of Arsenal’s Premier League clash with Norwich City gives an indication the Frenchman is under loads of pressure. Show More Summary
Police in Philadelphia discovered heroin dealers in the city are beginning to use Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry's face on their products' packaging, per the Associated Press (via ESPN.com). Thomas J. Nestel III, a regional...Show More Summary
Miami Dolphins offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil isn't taking his draft-night misery lightly. Tunsil's lawyer, Steven Farese, told the New York Post's Bart Hubbuch the first-round draft pick will pursue legal action against whoever wasShow More Summary
Allison Janney made a surprise appearance as CJ Cregg from "The West Wing" in a White House press briefing on Friday. Watch the video here:
One of these days, Laremy Tunsil can enjoy life as a nondescript offensive lineman trying to make his first NFL team. After missing the start of his introductory press conference in Miami due to what the Dolphins described as an allergic reaction, and then being the inspiration for NFL Players Association President Eric Winston’s criticism of […]
At the Columbia University Press blog series editor Christine Dunbar offers An Overview of the Inaugural Russian Library Titles (three of them to get things going). I've mentioned this project before -- in particular as the first instance,...Show More Summary
The Ohio State Buckeyes produced a historically loaded 2016 NFL draft class, tying a league record with seven players selected in the first two rounds Thursday and Friday. Patrick Brown of the Times Free Press reported the news, indicating...Show More Summary
I am posting the press release for the Sabre Defence equipment auction without comment, simply because I think it is of interest to our industry readers (this is not an advertisement). Perfection Industrial Sales will host an online auction offering over 500 lots available due to Sabre Defence Industries’ facility closure in Spindale, NC. Show More Summary
Jessica Alba’s company, The Honest Company, is being sued by the non-profit organization Organic Consumers Association over concerns about their organic infant formula. According to a press release, posted on the association’s website,...Show More Summary
The White House and Washington, DC press corps will be toasting each other on Saturday night, but they should take some time to think of their colleagues held in prison for doing their jobs.
I lifted my fingers to his neck, tracing the collar of his shirt, then the veins, bulging and warm in his neck. “I need you,” I whispered, pressing my lips against the biggest vein, “I’m starting to feel really, really scared.”
Celebrities pop up in the darndest places in Washington during White House Correspondents’ Dinner weekend. Today, for instance, former West Wing star Allison Janney made a surprise appearance at Friday’s White House press briefing, announcing that Press Secretary Josh Earnest “is out today. Show More Summary