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    The North Korea Summit Was a Trumpian Fantasy from the Get-Go

    The North Korea Summit Was a Trumpian Fantasy from the Get-Go

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter This whole thing has been a train wreck waiting to happen, John McLaughlin, the former deputy director of the C.I.A., told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Thursday, a couple of hours after Donald Trump abruptly called off his much ballyhooed summit with Kim Jong Un, the North Korean dictator. McLaughlin, who served under Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, was right. The aborting of the summit wasn’t a freak accident. It was a result of a number of systemic failures that have plagued the Trump Presidency in all too many areas: wishful thinking,…

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  • Culture
    The Viral FoodGradient Photographer on Success Instagram and Veggies Sponsored

    The Viral #FoodGradient Photographer on Success, Instagram, and Veggies (Sponsored)

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Brittany Wright’s Squarespace website The Seattle photographer Brittany Wright is on a mission “to teach herself how to cook everything and anything,” and she’s taking the rest of us along for the ride. Between her wildly popular Instagram feed and her recently released book Feast Your Eyes, Wright’s playful, colorful photographs have earned her a following of hundreds of thousands of people around the globe. And as the artist behind the viral sensation #foodgradients, she’s created a business and a brand from passion. Whether she’s meticulously arranging strawberries and grapefruit or ice cream…

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  • Entertaiment
    Hair Live! is NBC

    Hair Live! is NBC’s Next Live Musical Broadcast

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Hair Live! is NBC’s next live musical broadcast Following on the heels of NBC’s critically acclaimed rock musical Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert” comes the true original rock musical, Hair Live!, which will be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. Hair Live! tells the story of a group of politically active hippies living a bohemian life in New York while fighting against and resisting the Vietnam War. Claude, his good friends Berger and Sheila, and their “tribe” are coming of age in the world of the sexual…

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    Boba Fett Movie Gets ‘Logan’ Writer/Director James Mangold – /Film

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Big Star Wars news has been unleashed upon this world, so we have gathered in our bunker for an Emergency Episode of /Film Daily. /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film senior writer Ben Pearson and Germain Lussier from io9 to talk about the big story of the hour: James Mangold is writing and directing a Boba Fett spin-off movie. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). In the News: Other articles…

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  • News
    Border Agent Fatally Shoots Migrant Woman In Texas

    Border Agent Fatally Shoots Migrant Woman In Texas

    A Border Patrol agent shot and killed a migrant woman Wednesday in the Texas town of Rio Bravo, setting off an investigation over whether the use of force was justified. RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter The woman, who has not been publicly identified, was traveling with a group of unauthorized immigrants through the border town outside Laredo when a Border Patrol agent confronted them after receiving reports of “illegal activity,” according to Customs and Border Protection. When the agent tried to apprehend them, some in the group resisted using “blunt objects,” CBP said. The agent fired at least one…

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  • Culture
    Artists in Santiago Rediscover and Redefine Chile After Years of Relative Isolation

    Artists in Santiago Rediscover and Redefine Chile After Years of Relative Isolation

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Elías Adasme at Galería Isabel Aninat, Santiago (all photos by Elisa Wouk Almino for Hyperallergic) SANTIAGO, Chile — During a recent weekend in the Chilean capital, the same anecdotes were repeated to me over and over again. The city, people told me, is very isolated: bordered by the Andes mountains to the east, neighbors with the Arctic penguins to the south, and, to the west, are thousands of miles of Pacific Ocean. But it is not only Chile’s geography that has isolated it. In 1973, the country underwent a military coup (encouraged, like…

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  • Entertaiment
    That Time Snoop Dogg Tricked Matthew McConaughey Into Smoking Weed On Set Of The Beach Bum

    That Time Snoop Dogg Tricked Matthew McConaughey Into Smoking Weed On Set Of The Beach Bum

    For obvious reasons, actors generally don’t actually drink or do drugs when filming scenes in which their characters do so. That said, now and then we hear stories about what goes down on a film set when they actually do partake, and it’s absolutely hilarious. As it turns out, that’s precisely what happened on the set of Harmony Korine‘s upcoming film, The Beach Bum, as Matthew McConaughey revealed that Snoop Dogg pranked him by putting real weed in a fake joint for one of their scenes. During a recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live, the Wolf of Wall Street actor…

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  • Movie
    Apple Rejects Valve’s Steam Link App, Blocking its Release – Variety

    Apple Rejects Valve’s Steam Link App, Blocking its Release – Variety

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter Valve’s Steam Link app, which allows Steam users to stream their library of PC video games to a smartphone where they can play them while at home, has been rejected from iTunes by Apple, effectively blocking its release on iOS, according to Valve. The Steam Link app was originally approved for release on May 7, according to Valve, and the company announced it two days later. But the following morning Apple pulled the plug on the app. “The following morning, Apple revoked its approval citing business conflicts with app guidelines that had allegedly…

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  • The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: Dear Jong Un Letter

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter -Written by Elaine Godfrey (@elainejgodfrey) Today in 5 Lines President Trump canceled his June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, writing in a letter that Kim “has lost a great opportunity for lasting peace and great prosperity and wealth.” Later in the day, Trump told reporters that the U.S. military is “ready if necessary” if North Korea takes “foolish or reckless” action. Several congressional leaders attended classified briefings with Justice Department officials on the FBI’s use of an informant in the Russia investigation. Roger Stone, a former Trump campaign adviser,…

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  • USA
    Kate Brown’s Special Session Highlights State Democrats’ “Progressive” Priorities

    Kate Brown’s Special Session Highlights State Democrats’ “Progressive” Priorities

    RSS. Epeak Daily Epeak Daily Bitcoin OldTwitter On Monday, members of Portland DSA, along with members of three other branches across the state, gathered on the steps of the Capitol to protest Governor Kate Brown’s special session. She called this special session to push through another set of tax breaks that will largely benefit richer Oregonians and decrease the available funds needed for the state’s already underfunded social services. Partnering with the Poor People’s Campaign as part of their “Tax the Rich” efforts, the Democratic Socialists hoped to draw attention to the crushing austerity and neoliberal tax policy that enriches…

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