Disgust Over Trump’s Mika Brzezinski Attack: ‘Please Stop’ and ‘Beneath the Office’ – and Those Are Just Republicans

President Donald Trump was almost immediately condemned for his deeply personal attack on Morning Joe host Mika Brzezinski Thursday morning — and some of the most biting comments came from fellow Republicans. Trump, 70, took to Twitter early Thursday morning with a series of insults aimed at Brzezinski and her cohost/fiancé Joe Scarborough. “I heard poorly rated @Morning_Joe speaks badly of me (don’t watch anymore). Then how come low I.Q. Crazy Mika, along with Psycho Joe, came to Mar-a-Lago 3 nights in a row around New Year’s Eve, and insisted on joining me,” Trump wrote. “She was bleeding badly from a face-lift. I said no!” Republican senators including Lindsey Graham,… Read More

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‘Baby Driver’: How Edgar Wright Is Saving the Action Film

The first day of shooting car chase scenes on the “Baby Driver” set, stunt coordinator and second unit director Darrin Prescott asked Edgar Wright if he wanted to sit in while they filmed their first high speed chase. READ MORE: The 25 Best Action Movies of the 21st Century, From ‘The Dark Knight’ to ‘Baby Driver’ “Oh my god, you’re never prepared for what it feels like to go that fast around the corner and it was incredible,” said Wright in an interview with IndieWire. “That’s the thing — in terms of sitting there as a director, this is what I want the viewers to feel like when they are… Read More

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When the chime drops: tracking the rise of the iPhone sample in music

About two minutes and 30 seconds into “Future,” the final track on Paramore’s 2013 self-titled album, you can hear it: a small chime that sounds like an iPhone notification. The same thing happens in Rihanna’s “Pose” at around 1:07: the sound of an iMessage being sent. And in Childish Gambino’s “Telegraph Ave” and Frank Ocean’s “Start”: an iMessage received. Whether you like it or not, the iPhone’s SMS bleep and jittery ringtones have become as recognizable as the MGM lion’s roar or the 1-800-Mattress jingle. For Apple, these sounds are an immediate callback to the brand. For the producers who turn them into the backbone of a beat, they’re a… Read More

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Kurt Cobain, rising art star?

Kurt Cobain (Credit: AP/Robert Sorbo) The United Talent Agency will be showcasing two “never-before-exhibited” art paintings by the late iconic musician Kurt Cobain, according to the New York Times. The paintings will be exhibited at the Seattle Art Fair, inside a city Cobain has forever changed and “put on the map culturally.” In a way, it could be considered a homecoming. “He was born near there, he passed away there, and he created the soundtrack for a counterculture there,” Justin Roth the director for United Talent Agency Fine Arts said, according to the Times. Roth is working to “create a touring exhibition that really tells the story of who Kurt… Read More

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This 11-Year-Old Texas Boy’s Invention Could Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Following the death of a local child who was left alone in a hot car, 11-year-old Texas native Bishop Curry turned on his thinking cap. The fifth grader drew up a plan for a device that would help children and their parents in a similar situation called the Oasis, reports NBC News. Meant to be affixed to a car seat, the Oasis can sense if a child is still in the seat once the car has stopped moving. If the car temperature reaches a dangerous level, the device blows out cold air and simultaneously sends a text message to parents, before ultimately alerting police and paramedics. Curry has raised nearly… Read More

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