A few weeks ago, I wrote about a gutsy decision Poshmark’s Manish Chandra made back in 2013: Slashing his marketing costs by some 80%, damn the high-growth consequences. He’d gotten caught up in all the same paying-for-growth mania as...Show More Summary
Two members of the Panthers secondary are a little lighter in the wallet thanks to fines from the NFL this week. PFT has confirmed with the league that safety Roman Harper has been fined $8,681 after being penalized for unnecessary roughness during last Sunday’s victory over the Packers. Harper was flagged in the third quarter…
Jimmy Kimmel Live's "This Week in Unnecessary Censorship" is one of the best regular segments Jimmy Kimmel and his writers have gifted late night television with. So of course this week's edition of the bit took on MSNBC's Democratic Forum and Fox Business Network's Republican debate.
Comcast wants you to believe that it's just playing fair in its latest push to control the Internet. Last week the cable-Internet colossus expanded its plan to impose unnecessary broadband-usage caps on Comcast users in cities across the South. Show More Summary
A Tribune news story this week reported that Waukegan-based attorney Jed Stone plans to offer an astonishing defense for his client, Jorge Torrez, at his upcoming murder trial in Lake County. "Our defense in this case is that Hobbs did it," Stone told a judge. "He confessed to really good detectives...
After dropping from the ranks of the unbeaten, the Falcons will take on the 1-4 Titans and to avoid an upset Atlanta needs to stay clear of unnecessary mistakes, especially with turnovers.
San Francisco 49ers running back Carlos Hyde has been fined for what the NFL has deemed "unnecessary roughness" on a play in Week 5 against the New York Giants. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported the fine, adding that 49ers guard Alex Boone was not penalized for a block in the back. Show More Summary
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett has been hit with a $20,000 fine for an unnecessary roughness penalty against Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton in Week 5. NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reported Bennett's fine. The play in question occurred late in the second quarter, when Seahawks safety Earl Thomas picked off Dalton in the end zone. Show More Summary
Bennett drew his third fine of the 2015 season for needlessly picking on Andy Dalton. Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett was given a $20,000 fine on Friday for the unnecessary roughness penalty he received in Week 5 against...Show More Summary
Earlier this week, Focus on the Family sponsored a completely unnecessary “Bring Your Bible to School Day,” unnecessary because no one was ever preventing that from happening. But something's gotta feed the persecution complex, so there...Show More Summary
New Volkswagen Group CEO, Matthias Muller, spoke to workers overnight at the company’s factory in Wolfsburg, outlining some of the steps the company will take in the upcoming weeks and months to deal with the “dieselgate” emissions cheating scandal. Speaking to around 20,000 employees Muller stated that “to be perfectly frank: this will not be […]
This week, former Jesuit student and current governor of California Jerry Brown signed a law that makes his state the fifth in the nation to offer solace and relief to certain terminally ill patients. California's "Death with Dignity"...Show More Summary
Most of the time, having a house with a pool in San Francisco elicits a shrug. The foggy weather and mild temperature usually make such a feature seem like an unnecessary extravagance. But then a week like this comes...
Hay Studio opened its first Mini Market this week at MoMA’s Design Store in SoHo, New York. More unnecessary necessaries will be on offer — a total of 230 unique goods — over 40 of which are completely new, sold for … The post Hay Opens Its First US Mini Market at the MoMA Design Store appeared first on Selectism.
It’s been an action-packed week in the sports world — at least when it come to throwing unnecessary punches. Hours after American football was rocked by ex-New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali punching his starting quarterback in the face, international soccer was rocked by its own haymaker. This time, it was Costa Rica coach Paulo […]
Thursday night, "Jimmy Kimmel Live" presented its weekly ode to the FCC with "This Week In Unnecessary Censorship." We get some potty mouth from Donald Trump (surprise!), Ryan Seacrest and even Matt Lauer. But the best clip is from "The Bachelorette," which takes the weekly segment to new... Show More Summary
Let’s face it: most of us spend money on things that are entirely unnecessary. We buy gadgets we don’t use, books we don’t read, and experiences we don’t even remember. If you won’t remember something in a week, don’t bother spending money on it. Read more...
The censorship that's unnecessary in the most necessary way. "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" kicked off its Thursday night show the usual way, by censoring people in this past week's news, whether they needed to be or not. Trump does... something to Jeb Bush, "60 Minutes" gets a little raunchy, and even "SpongeBob SquarePants" needs a bleeping or two. Show More Summary
Because Donald Trump makes it too easy. On Thursday's "Jimmy Kimmel Live!", Jimmy once again scoured the television landscape for moments that could be unnecessarily censored for our own amusement as lovers of comedy. From the NBA Finals,...Show More Summary
GAME OF THRONES: The Real Housewives of Westeros. OCULUS RIFT: Highlights from the virtual reality maker's gaming event. UNNECESSARY CENSORSHIP: Jimmy Kimmel's weekly tribute to the FCC. ROYAL ACCIDENT: Child gets hit in face by saluting soldier while meeting the...