The statue of the late mayor Frank Rizzo stands covered in raw eggs outside in Philadelphia on Aug. 16. (Matt Slocum/AP)
After a Confederate statue was torn down in Durham, N.C., this week and others were pulled from their pedestals in Baltimore, civil rights advocates in Philadelphia asked: Why …See the original posting at Former Philly mayor Frank Rizzo was no Confederate. But it’s open season on his statue.
Forsyth, known as host of Play Your Cards Right, Strictly Come Dancing and The Generation Game has died
Sir Bruce Forsyth, best known for hosting The Generation Game and Strictly Come Dancing, has died at the age of 89.
The TV entertainer died at his home on Friday afternoon, with his wife, Wilnel …See the original posting at Bruce Forsyth, king of UK gameshows, dies aged 89
Even though it was announced less than three months ago at the Code Conference, there’s already enough mythology surrounding the Essential Phone to fill a book. It comes from a brand-new billion-dollar startup led by the person who helped create Android itself, Andy Rubin. That origin binds it up wi …See the original posting at Essential Phone review
Actress Tina Fey slammed President Trump for his reaction to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville. This is not the first time Fey got political. (Amber Ferguson/The Washington Post)
Not everyone is laughing at Tina Fey and her sheet cake.
On Thursday night, the “Saturday Night …See the original posting at Tina Fey ate cake on SNL and it became a whole thing
Players who have purchased a top tier Founder’s Pack can now download the Dauntless client and get started. The Founders’ Alpha will run 24/7 from today through August 31st. The closed beta is expected to kick off on September 1st when anyone having purchased a Founder’s Pack will gain access.
Duri …See the original posting at Founders’ Alpha Begins, Runs Through August 31st
Head to the movies this weekend to see Logan Lucky, and you’ll see more than Steven Soderbergh ending his moviemaking retirement phase and returning to the big screen. (You’ve been greatly missed, sir.) You’ll see more than just Channing Tatum and Adam Driver playing down-on-their-luck Southern brot …See the original posting at ‘Logan Lucky’: The Six Things You Need to Make a Perfect Heist Film
On Tuesday at Trump Tower in New York, Mr. Trump refused to guarantee Mr. Bannon’s job security but defended him as “not a racist” and “a friend.”
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“We’ll see what happens with Mr. Bannon,” Mr. Trump said.
Mr. Bannon’s dismissal followed an Aug. 16 int …See the original posting at Stephen Bannon Out at the White House After Turbulent Run
Steve Bannon Out As Chief White House Strategist
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Steve Bannon has lost his job as chief White House strategist.
The White House described the departure as a mutual agreement be …See the original posting at Steve Bannon Out As Chief White House Strategist
Lionsgate’s “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” has opened with a respectable $1.7 million at 2,600 North American sites on Thursday night.
Steven Soderbergh’s “Logan Lucky” pulled in $525,000 at previews from Thursday previews.
“The Hitman’s Bodyguard,” an R-rated action-comedy starring Ryan Reynolds and Sa …See the original posting at Box Office: ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Fires Off $1.7 Million on Thursday Night
The good news about the new Steven Soderbergh film, “Logan Lucky,” is that, although it’s about a heist, it contains not a single person named Ocean. George Clooney in a well-pressed suit, his bons mots tumbling like dice, is never going to be an eyesore, but even the proudest Las Vegan will have ti …See the original posting at “Logan Lucky” and “Marjorie Prime”