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Finding Bigfoot: Squatchers Take New Jersey

Premieres Sunday, December 28, 9:02 PM ET/PT on Animal Planet Compelling evidence brings the team back to the most surprisingly squatchy state, New Jersey. After a night investigation and town hall meeting, Cliff breaks from the team tosquatch with his friend, comedian Bobcat Goldthwait.

Oh Sht: Broken Pipe Spills Sewerage Into South Carolina Town’s City Hall

Anderson City Hall in South Carolina is literally full of sht after a broken pipe spilled sewerage which even went through the ceiling tiles into Judge Ken Mattison’s office and the office of his assistant. Oh sht! Officials said the sewer line broke on the second story where the city jail is located at about [...]

This Day in Labor History: December 24, 1913

On December 24, 1913, striking Italian copper workers in Calumet, Michigan were holding their Christmas party in the town’s crowded Italian Hall building. Someone shouted “fire.” Could have been company thugs, but we will never know. In the ensuing panic, people rushed the exit and 73 died, including 59 children. The copper country of far […]

Yo La Tengo & friends celebrated 30 years @ Town Hall; James McNew lists his 'Best of 2014'

Photo: Yo La Tengo @ Town Hall 12/4/14 (via @ironic_hashtag) Then came the guests of honor: guitarist Ira Kaplan, drummer Georgia Hubley, and bassist James McNew. They began with "Ohm," off of their 2013 record, Fade. Normally a rather innocuous...

Movie Review: Fighting city hall has dire consequences in the Russian downer Leviathan

Early in Leviathan, its hapless hero, Kolya (Aleksey Serebryakov), receives a court judgment regarding his property, which his town’s corrupt mayor (Roman Madyanov) has seized via some Russian equivalent of eminent domain. The judgment,...Show More Summary

Become The Richest Man In Town With This Stunning IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE Poster

last weekOdd : Badass Digest

Dark Hall Mansion and Laurent Durieux are wrapping up 2014 with a gorgeous screenprint. And there's enough for everyone!

CNN's #AskACop Doesn't Go So Well (for Cops)

It's been a year of epic hashtag fails: first #MyNYPD, then #CosbyMeme, and now CNN's #AskACop. In advance of the station's "Cops Under Fire" town hall segment last night, hosted by Don Lemon, CNN put a call out for people to tweet questions to its panel of police officers beforehand...

Why Democrats Changed Their Minds on Cuba

It used to be that national politicians of both parties would diligently travel to Florida during every election cycle and compete, in speeches and town hall meetings, over who could be more in favor of the embargo on Cuba. It was, after all, common political sense: Cuban-Americans were, for decades, a fairly monolithic voting bloc…

Rep. Kevin Cramer Held More Town Halls Than Anyone In Congress In 2014

According to the folks at LegiStorm, Republicans are far better at holding town hall events with their constituents than Democrats: Republican town halls consistently outnumber events hosted by Democrats, with 1,712 by Republicans and 977 by Democrats in 2014. The overall number of town halls since the start of August, 1,078, was lower in the...

Mark Anthony Neal: "#BlackTwitter, #Hashtag Politics and the New Paradigm of Black Protest"

Department of African & African American Studies at Duke Duke African & African American Studies Department Town Hall: Academics Teaching #Ferguson on September 1, 2014. Professor Mark Anthony Neal discusses "#BlackTwitter, #Hashtag Politics and the New Paradigm of Black Protest."

Texas Teen With Two Moms Deliver Rousing Speech In Support Of Marriage Equality: VIDEO

last weekLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Freedom To Marry President Evan Wolfson was joined by Texas same-sex plaintiff couples for a town hall in Austin on Monday night. But Mason Marriott-Voss, a 16-year-old from Austin with two moms, stole the show with a rousing two-minute speech...

Michael Lynton Vows: Hackers Won’t Take Sony Down At Town Hall Meeting

Exactly three weeks after the devastating hack attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment, the company's chairman and CEO Michael Lynton today addressed the company's employees in a series of All Hands town hall meetings on the Culver City lot. Show More Summary

Town of Jay (Florida) Sells Off Nativity Scene to Avoid Lawsuit

The town of Jay, Florida has had a Nativity scene in front of City Hall for the past 40 years, a clear promotion of Christianity by the local government. When the Freedom From Religion Foundation sent town officials a letter last week explaining this problem, they offered a possible solution -- one they suggested to a neighboring town a couple of years ago:

Cop Shows Up At Penn Student's Room To Question Her About Activist Facebook Post

Activists also report that the day after the town hall was held at Calvary United Methodist Church, a cop contacted the church’s sexton and complained about the meeting and told sexton Ed Fell they were communists. Via the Philly Declaration: Laura...Show More Summary

Zuckerberg covers Dislike button, privacy, and more in second Facebook Q&A

Facebook Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg talks about the possibility of a “Dislike” button, as well as answering other questions about privacy and more in his second ever “Q&A With Mark” community town hall meeting.   Will Facebook ever add a … Continue reading ?

Facebook Chief Says Secret of His Success Is Making Lots of Mistakes

2 weeks agoTechnology : Bits

Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, addressed a range of questions in his second town hall discussion with users, like the possibility of a new dislike button and his difficulties saying thank you.

Facebook is considering adding a type of “dislike” button

2 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

Facebook is thinking about introducing a "dislike" button, but it's not sold on the idea. During a public Town Hall Q&A Thursday, Mark Zuckerberg said the company has been considering new…

Obama Latest Birther Joke: Some Pretty Sure I’m an Illegal Immigrant

Tuesday at Casa Azafran in Nashville, TN during President Barack Obama's immigration town hall, the president went back to one of his standards, characterizing any opposition to his immigration policies as birthers by saying, "Does that...Show More Summary

Activist Malala Yousafzai Accepts Nobel Peace Prize in Norway

Malala Yousafzai stands by fellow honoree Kailash Satyarthi after the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony held at Oslo City Town Hall on Wednesday morning (December 10) in Oslo, Norway. The 17-year-old activist, who was shot in the head by Taliban members in 2012, is the youngest person to ever receive the prize. “I tell my [...]

Nobel Peace Prize

2 weeks agoArts : Coxsoft Art News

Congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi, who received their joint Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 in Oslo Town Hall today. At 17 Malala is the youngest ever recipient of a Nobel Prize, awarded for her dogged campaign in favour of girls' education, despite being shot in the head by a cowardly Taliban gunman. Show More Summary

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