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'I want everyone to be happy': how Rob Reiner became a great director – and a political hero
One of Hollywood’s few good men … Rob Reiner.Photograph: Sarah Lee for the Guardian I didn’t have what he was having but my lunch with Rob Reiner, director of…
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21 hours ago
Farewell to a Newspaper Office: The L.A. Times Sports Desk Bids Adieu
In its final weeks downtown, the Los Angeles Times newsroom felt like a long-held army post that was about to bivouac somewhere else. There were orange pieces…
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The Cockfighting Ring Raid That Upended a Small Town
The gamecock was small, but he was brave. He stretched out his neck, his feathers standing up around his head like a great, mottled red lion’s mane. He hovered…
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Every time Joe Root makes a century from now on, this is how I want him to raise his bat.
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Industrial strength toilet unblocker, apparently!
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yesterday
Cruise control: how yacht rock sailed back into fashion
Yacht-rockin’ beats … Hall and Oates in 1984.Photograph: Rex Throughout the 1990s and 2000s I worked in the music industry, doing marketing for record labels…
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Sail Away: The Oral History of 'Yacht Rock'
I n the late 1970s and early 1980s, musical artists like Kenny Loggins , Michael McDonald , Steely Dan , Toto , Hall and Oates , and dozens of others regularly…
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yesterday
Fiction Confidential
Henry Denard, the hero of Anthony Bourdain's second novel, Gone Bamboo , is a hit man with a heart of maybe 14-karat gold. He’s halfway botched a contract…
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2 days ago
The Anthony Bourdain Interview
Anthony Bourdain had started smoking again, was the first thing I noticed as he sat down with me last February. He was a bit hung over from a recent working…
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2 days ago
How to Build a Modern PR Plan That Works With Marketing (Template)
If you’re at all like me, then one of your most recent experiences working on a standard press release might be that media relations class you took in college.…
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2 days ago
Rands Information Practices
Your most precious asset is your time. You can start and adopt the following set of habits right now to give yourself hours of your life back. Equally…
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2 days ago
Anti-Flow
Being in the Zone is such an essential concept to me, I did a shirt . The Zone is a place, and Flow is an activity that occurs within this precious mental…
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2 days ago
'I was the captain of the Titanic and I had to stay with the ship': Laila Harré on the Internet-Mana debacle and rejoining Labour
Three years after she was so dramatically unveiled as leader of Kim Dotcom’s Internet Party, Laila Harré has returned to Labour. In a frank and revealing…
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2 days ago
Unadulterated Joy: An Oral History of ‘Step Brothers’ - The Ringer
The most hilarious, exhausting movie of the 21st century was, ironically, conceived as a cool-down. In the mid-2000s, Adam McKay and Will Ferrell were drained.…
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2 days ago
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This morning in Lower Manhattan someone put a life sized, fake Putin on the Wall Street Bull and covered it with di…
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3 days ago
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I really dislike those ads for laser eye surgery, which go on and on about how shitty wearing glasses is.

Some of…
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3 days ago
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Football practice; lots of kids running around while parents sit in their car reading their phone for an hour. Jump…
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3 days ago
How ‘Fortnite’ Became the Most Popular Video Game on Earth
When Kylie Milligan met her boyfriend in their high school’s parking lot in May, she found him holding a sign that would be nearly incomprehensible to anyone…
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4 days ago
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RT : 546 - Olivier Giroud didn't attempt a single shot on target in 546 minutes at this World Cup for France. Nonplussed…
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4 days ago
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Just get busy with bush and we'll hand you our wallets, I guess.
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6 days ago
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RT : You: What’s it like being an Eels supporter in 2018?
Me:
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6 days ago
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We need to take care of our nurses. They don't "just" administer drugs or monitor patients. They do physical work.…
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6 days ago
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As someone who has perused and purchased a LOT of merch in my time I can honestly say I’ve never seen a r…
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6 days ago
Thai cave rescue: Inside the treacherous rescue operation to free the boys trapped in a cave - The Washington Post
Thai soldiers emerge from the mouth of Tham Luang cave in Northern Thailand July 2, the day a missing boys’ soccer team and their coach were found. (LILLIAN…
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6 days ago
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RT : Iconic photos of The Queen with American Presidents
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6 days ago
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Just learned that Clive King died. I think of Stig of the Dump every time I chop wood: It warms you twice. Stig was…
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7 days ago
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Star Wars Weekly Issue 1, 1978.
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7 days ago
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RT : This is called a cat. You've invented a cat.
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7 days ago
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Critics describe newsletter as ‘funny’, ‘hopeful’, ‘informative’ and ’newsletter-y’. You be the…
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7 days ago
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This is a great point, nice to think we may have some answers to Spurs and maybe even…
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7 days ago
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NZME experimenting with niche-targeted programming for those afflicted with existential dread.
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7 days ago
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Feel the same way about Spurs as England, in that I like the system and the players can can’t see how y…
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7 days ago
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'Die Hard in a building'? Isn't that Die Hard?
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7 days ago
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. newsletter meets all your England world cup angst requirements, along with ,…
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7 days ago
Ding Dong, the Feed Is Dead – Track Changes
It turns out archiving your entire life online isn’t so great after all It’s hard to believe there was a time, in those early, heady days of social media, that…
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8 days ago
Stacking the Bricks: How the Blog Broke the Web
I first got online in 1993, back when the Web had a capital letter — three, in fact — and long before irony stretched its legs and unbuttoned its flannel shirt.…
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8 days ago
Untitled (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gyXTNdpk4j8)
Riquelme set to some tasteful strings. Could watch this all day
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8 days ago
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View from Transport for NSW office onto Light Rail works in George St:
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8 days ago
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Just interviewed Kimmy Robertson - Lucy from Twin Peaks - and she says her upcoming visit to NZ will be a "dream co…
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8 days ago
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Yes, agreed unfortunately. Thinking about it, they’ve used the players to suit the system they wante…
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8 days ago
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As long as Southgate stays away from dodgy sheiks discussing outlandish business deals wearing implausible surveill…
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8 days ago
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When you’re fifteen minutes early and the boys are fifteen minutes late.
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8 days ago
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RT : C’mon England 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿
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8 days ago
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Iconic, genuinely a photo you’ll show your grandkids.
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8 days ago
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Alright England, you’re 1-nil up, now park the bus - you got this!
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8 days ago
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RT : 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿 What a strike, ! 🙌

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8 days ago
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RT : I was six in 1990. I cried my eyes out when England lost to West Germany. Remember my mum saying it would be OK, we…
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8 days ago
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As Emil might say: I LIKE IT!
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8 days ago
A ferocious debate between three implacable enemies about free speech
Phil Goff’s decision to ban two right wing Canadian provocateurs from Auckland council venues has a lot of us re-examining our views on hate speech, free speech…
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9 days ago
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Greg Greene @ ggreeneva A few weeks ago a friend on here vented to me about the comfortable, tony suburban insularity that sometimes crops up in the D.C. press.…
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9 days ago
TOP, we hardly knew ye | Pundit
Want to understand why Gareth morgan's TOP didn't work? Take a look at the world of professional wrestling. AKA Too woke for talkback town, too talkback for…
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9 days ago
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If anyone knows any Football World Cup commentators please offer them this talking point as a gift from me.
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10 days ago
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I feel like, if you've sought an injunction to stop stuff being published, your claim to being a free speech absolu…
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10 days ago
Here Is One Very Expensive Way to Fight ISIS
Owen Freeman I. Target The B-2 stealth bomber is the world’s most exotic strategic aircraft, a subsonic flying wing meant to be difficult for air defenses to…
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11 days ago
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- peak annoying and pretty comfortable with it.
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11 days ago
Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?
Illustration by Ben Fearnley It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last…
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11 days ago
The changing world of work
Print edition | Finance and economics “MONEY often costs too much,” quipped Ralph Waldo Emerson. But a new study suggests that since 1950, the price of buying…
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11 days ago
Cruises Are So Uncool They Are Cool - The New York Times
It’s the final day of this seven-night cruise and I am sitting in my moderately messy balcony stateroom aboard the Celebrity Summit finishing the last bites of…
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11 days ago
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RT : For anyone who dares complain about “how long the Mueller investigation is taking,” I again offer this chart.

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11 days ago
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this bot might generally just post the screams but here is an incomplete list of the things it is screaming about:…
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12 days ago
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Massive respect to the guy dressed as chips.
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13 days ago
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‘I’m Luke Skywalker - I’m here to rescue you ‘
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14 days ago
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This week's Sport Review newsletter from is asking the vital questions, Tweeple. Subscribe here…
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14 days ago
Did Bob Jones create the housing crisis? Revisiting his 1977 bestseller
Danyl Mclauchlan reads the 1977 book Bob Jones on Property , and wonders about the role it played in creating today’s distorted housing market. Sir Bob Jones…
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15 days ago
The fall: how diving became football’s worst crime | Alejandro Chacoff | Football | The Guardian
Y ou learned it quite early on. If someone tugged at your sleeve, or touched your back, or whiffed a kick close enough to your shin, you immediately slowed down…
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15 days ago
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RT : Excellent advice for life in general:
1. Clean up after yourself
2. Write a thank you note
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15 days ago
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RT : You could clearly tell how inexperienced Ingerland were at winning on pens by how shockingly unco their celebration…
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16 days ago
The Vehicle of the Future Has Two Wheels, Handlebars, and Is a Bike
What’s the shiniest, most exciting new technology for transportation? Well, there are plenty of candidates! We’ve got the self-­driving car and drones big…
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16 days ago
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RT : Incredible halftime speech from Colombia manager José Pekerman
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16 days ago
Welcome to Blaine, the town Amazon Prime built - The Verge
Roll off the highway into Blaine, Washington, and the first thing you’ll notice is Edaleen Dairy; on a summer day, a dozen people might be lined up outside…
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17 days ago
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Looks like the Aussies started a fight then severely lost the war. Jeepers. Still, it's so cuuuuute of basketball t…
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17 days ago
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