Trump’s NFL furor exposes his complete disregard for American workers

Members of the Indianapolis Colts kneel during the National Anthem, September 24, 2017 (Credit: Getty/Michael Reaves) The National Football League demonstrations on Sunday, in which scores of players, coaches and owners spent the national anthem kneeling or abstaining from the ritual altogether, was the latest reminder of President Trump’s selective patriotism, his petulance and his bigotry, but also of what a two-bit businessman he is. Trump took a small fire, in the form of NFL players kneeling during the National Anthem, and tried to extinguish the embers with his hallmark fire and fury. Naturally, he only made the fire bigger. The saga, if you’ve not been following, began last season,… Read More

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Top 10 most fun cities — scientifically ranked

Who knew you could quantify fun? Apparently, WalletHub’s research team did. They took a look at the nation’s 150 biggest cities and rated them on a general awesomeness scale, weighing 58 factors that ranged from brewery hours and coffeehouses per capita to theaters, hiking trails, bicycle rentals and the relative perfection of the weather. Related Articles The world’s 10 most gorgeous sunset spots Travel: Top 10 coolest neighborhoods around the globe 10 quintessential California experiences Top 10 vacation destinations for fall New York, for example, dominated the restaurant category, but it also had the highest beer prices. San Francisco and Honolulu tied for “most festivals per capita.” (We always knew… Read More

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Top 10 most fun cities — scientifically ranked

Who knew you could quantify fun? Apparently, WalletHub’s research team did. They took a look at the nation’s 150 biggest cities and rated them on a general awesomeness scale, weighing 58 factors that ranged from brewery hours and coffeehouses per capita to theaters, hiking trails, bicycle rentals and the relative perfection of the weather. Related Articles The world’s 10 most gorgeous sunset spots Travel: Top 10 coolest neighborhoods around the globe 10 quintessential California experiences Top 10 vacation destinations for fall New York, for example, dominated the restaurant category, but it also had the highest beer prices. San Francisco and Honolulu tied for “most festivals per capita.” (We always knew… Read More

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Fantastic Fest Screenings of ‘The Square’ and Newly Unearthed Ed Wood Porn Film Draw Further Attention to Embattled Festival

Last week, Austin’s annual Fantastic Fest bowed under a cloud that stemmed from the secret re-hiring of former Birth.Movies.Death. editor-in-chief Devin Faraci by Drafthouse founder Tim League and the continuing fallout of accusations directed at co-founder Harry Knowles. As the beloved genre festival kicks into its second half, it continues to draw attention for programming choices that reportedly left audience members on edge. Over the weekend, Fanstastic Fest attendee Kim Sherman took to Instagram to share her experience with a Saturday afternoon showing of Ruben Östlund’s Palme d’or winner “The Square,” an event capped by a post-screening stunt that didn’t strike Sherman and other audience members as a wise choice.… Read More

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