‘Percy Jackson’ author pens powerful letter in defense of casting new Annabeth Chase

‘Percy Jackson’ author pens powerful letter in defense of casting new Annabeth Chase

When my son got into the “Percy Jackson” books in the sixth grade, I hadn’t really heard of the series but I learned it much like the “Harry Potter” for Gen Zers. Enormously thick books were devoured in under a week and alarms were set for the next release in the series. Searches were on … Read more

Apple TV Plus’ The Essex Serpent pits faith against science

Apple TV Plus’ The Essex Serpent pits faith against science

Claire Danes and Tom Hiddleston in The Essex SerpentPhoto: Apple TV + At the start of Apple TV + ‘s The Essex Serpent, Victorian wife Cora Seaborne (Claire Danes) is delivered from her husband, a brute who once, during sex, branded her with a red-hot poker on the neck (leaving an S-shaped scar). The sadist … Read more

Week 1 – Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Rams to open 2022 season; Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football

Week 1 – Buffalo Bills at Los Angeles Rams to open 2022 season;  Denver Broncos at Seattle Seahawks on Monday Night Football

The NFL will open its 2022 season where the final game of last season kicked off – in Los Angeles’ SoFi Stadium, as the Super Bowl-champion Los Angeles Rams hosts the Buffalo Bills on Thursday, Sept. 8, the teams announced. The Bills-Rams matchup features elite quarterback play between Matthew Stafford and Josh Allen, who has … Read more

LA’s treatment of Dave Chappelle’s attacker incentivizes crime

LA’s treatment of Dave Chappelle’s attacker incentivizes crime

Dave Chappelle was finishing his set for “Netflix Is a Joke” at Los Angeles ’Hollywood Bowl when a man from the audience, Isaiah Lee, jumped on stage and attacked him. In his possession was a switchblade, a lethal weapon. I don’t know about you, but this looks to me like a premeditated, felonious act. That’s … Read more

Biden, lawmakers rush to address formula shortage

Biden, lawmakers rush to address formula shortage

Placeholder while article actions load President Biden and lawmakers from both parties are scrambling to address a growing lack of baby formula in many stores that has made it difficult for some parents to feed their young children. On Thursday, Biden received an update from retailers and manufacturers, including Wal-Mart, Target, Reckitt and Gerber. Then … Read more

Rand Paul stalls quick Senate OK of $ 40B Ukraine package

WASHINGTON (AP) – Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul defied leaders of both parties Thursday and single-handedly delayed until next week Senate approval of an additional $ 40 billion to help Ukraine and its allies withstand Russia’s three-month old invasion. With the Senate poised to debate and vote on the package of military and economic aid, … Read more