On Tuesday night, Jimmy Kimmel dedicated his opening monologue on Jimmy Kimmel Live! to President Donald Trump, calling out the commander-in-chief for his appalling defense of the Charlottesville neo-Nazis and pleading with Trump voters to admit they were wrong. It was a fairly de rigueur performance when it comes to this new wave of politically conscious late-night hosts—a choir of voices that pride themselves on calling out social and political injustices. … [Read more...] about Late-Night’s Obscene Normalization of Floyd Mayweather
My new character’s backstory was chosen by our dungeon master, the term for the game host, who acts as referee and improvisational storyteller. Gates 2.0 wasn’t as worried about social distancing. This time I played an eight-foot-tall barbarian famous for his athletic achievements. Our DM put me on the spot by asking my sport of choice, and without thinking I choose to be an expert in the art of throwing objects great distances (likely another projection of my pandemic mood). … [Read more...] about Why role-playing hermit dwarves and late-night nerd fests have never been so popular
Designated part of the LNU Lightning Complex Fires, 54,940-acre Walbridge fire has been burning since mid-August and was at 95 percent containment, according to Cal Fires. Monday evening’s flareup happened near Westside Road and Sweetwater Springs Road. … [Read more...] about Late-Night Mandatory Evacuations Issued For Residents Near Walbridge Fire Burning In Sonoma Co.
Meyers argued the Atlantic report that Trump called American soldiers “losers” and “suckers” was not only confirmed by multiple news outlets but also by “common sense.” He added, “I mean, it sounds exactly like something Trump would say. He probably thinks anyone who dies is a sucker.” … [Read more...] about Seth Meyers: Fox News Threw Their Own Reporter Under the Bus to Help Trump
After offering viewers a brief recap of all of the damning stories plaguing Donald Trump from just the past 24 hours—culminating with the president’s admission to Rage author Bob Woodward that he misled the public on the coronavirus—Seth Meyers shared the reaction from Fox Business host Lou Dobbs. … [Read more...] about Seth Meyers Destroys Fox News’ Wild Defense of Trump-Woodward Tapes