In a surprise move, Univision was dropped from Verizon FiOS today at about 5 PM East Coast time, where most of the 5 million or so affected customers are. The Spanish-language broadcaster issued a statement about the channel-drop this afternoon: At 5pm EST on October 16, 2017, entirely without warning, Verizon pulled Univision’s signal from […]
When the Harvey Weinstein allegations blew up, many questioned why nothing was done when apparently many knew of his predilections. A lot of scrutiny fell on Democrats, with Weinstein being a mega-donor to them, donating and bundling money for the DNC as well as Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. The Democrats response? It didn’t take […]
When asking if there’s a way Hillary Clinton could end up in the Oval Office, it’s best to be specific: is she there as president, on a White House tour, or just as a gag before she’s cuffed? Harvard University professor Lawrence Lessig posited his theory on Medium, and Newsweek decided to share his five-step […]
Hot off the heels of the “largest electoral fraud in the history of Latin America,” Venezuela’s socialist dictatorship has done it again. Defying every major exit poll prior to Sunday, the United Socialist Party of Venezuela (PSUV) secured 17 of the nation’s 23 governorships, with its losses in states like Táchira, governed by socialists who […]
An Atlanta woman was charged with murder after she allegedly put her two young sons in an oven and turned it on sometime between Thursday and Friday last week.
Trevor Noah is in Chicago this week, for The Daily Show Undesked Chicago 2017: Let’s Do This Before It Gets Too Damn Cold. For opening night, he took the obvious route, breaking down the town’s reputation as the most dangerous city in America. The South African comic told his very receptive Athenaeum Theatre audience that […]
Jimmy Kimmel kicked off his third time doing his ABC late-night show from Brooklyn noting, “Last time we were here, people asked, ‘Will you ever come back?’ And I said ‘Only if you promise to open 2,000 new cold-press juice shops’.” “And you did. So here we are. You kept your word, I keep my […]
The rumors about Trump shuffling his cabinet have been flying around since the first day his cabinet was all together for the first time. That’s how Washington works now. Rumors. Anonymous sources. Whatever it takes to make Trump look bad. Some of the rumors have been true. Some have been way off base. It’s really […]
Even his biggest fans have had to wonder for the longest time: is Stephen King just that talented a horror writer, or is something up with his brain? Well, a quick scan of his Twitter feed since Donald Trump’s inauguration shows that he clearly has an unhealthy obsession with the president. Sometimes he’s upset over […]
Artificially intelligent machines may very well come to augment every aspect of our lives, and even extend them. But these advances raise a multitude of questions.
In a year where coverage of President Trump has generated TV ratings, limitless controversy, and the world’s scrutiny, the November 7th Virginia governor’s race between former Republican National Committee Chair Ed Gillespie and Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam has been gasping for attention.