“I don’t care,” he told The Guardian. “The truth is also that show was groundbreaking in its time for the way in which it handled so casually sex, protected sex, gay marriage and relationships. The pilot of the show was my character’s wife left him for a woman and there was a gay wedding, of my ex and her wife, that I attended. … [Read more...] about ‘Friends’ star David Schwimmer shoots down reunion hopes, advocates for a reboot with a more diverse cast
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Looks like the 2020 Oscars want in on one of awards season’s budding trends: plant-based menus. Last month Joaquin Phoenix convinced the Golden Globes to go vegan, with a menu that included mushroom “scallops” and a “vegan opera dome”—and now it appears the biggest night in Hollywood has followed suit. This year the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will serve only plant-based menus during a Monday nominees luncheon and before the show on Sunday, Variety reports. The post-show Governors Ball, however, will still include some vegetarian and meat-based options. … [Read more...] about The Oscars Mimic the Golden Globes with a (Mostly) Plant-Based Menu
The nonprofit’s argument is that a lot of new homelessness can be prevented if different jurisdictions mutually track who uses poverty services to prevent wasteful duplication (tracking systems are mostly kept just local now), and if they cooperate to build more ultra-affordable housing and job opportunities for the very poor. It has compiled statistics to outline the challenge and set the ambitious goal of raising $50 million a year by 2023 for prevention efforts including rental aid and preservation of housing units for those on the lowest economic rung. … [Read more...] about ‘New wave of homelessness’: Can regionalism, prevention fight tsunami of unsheltered in Bay Area?
It is impossible to overstate what a sea change the end of the Board of Estimate has meant for New York City politics. Soon after its demise, the city passed a generous campaign-finance program which took big money out of politics. Term limits came soon after that. It ain’t Shangri-la, but it would be hard to find a cleaner, more dynamic, more progressive, and less corrupt big city in America. There are still bad actors, to be sure, but relatively little systemic fraud. The political bosses are gone, relegated to appointing judges and, maybe, if they are lucky, getting an ally elected Speaker of the City Council. In the days of the Board of Estimate, writing about New York City politics as politics was hard; there just wasn’t that much going on, as old men held on to their seats until they died or were hauled out of office in handcuffs. … [Read more...] about Not That Long Ago, New York City Really Was Run From a Smoke-filled Backroom
Twenty-six states prohibit insurers in the Affordable Care Act marketplace from covering abortion, according to the National Women’s Law Center. The new insurance-billing rule will have its greatest potential impact in the remaining states that make abortion coverage optional for insurers in the ACA. … [Read more...] about New federal rule requires separate bill for abortion insurance in Covered California