Something from the Matrix
Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury reveals a conundrum that dramatists will struggle with for generations to come: Donald Trump is boring.
In case you missed it, it's been reported that Chase recently sent out letters to dozens of porn stars informing them that their accounts with the bank will be closed as of next month. One actress confronted the bank about it and claims she was told flat-out that her line of work was the reason for the sudden shutdown. Keep in mind, this is JP Morgan Chase we're talking about here.
In the last month, popular mass protests have erupted in the streets of Brazil and Turkey in a manner that was not predicted by the same experts wrong-footed by the Arab Spring's arrival. Brazil and Turkey are not known for being repressive dictatorships. They are both free-market capitalist democracies. So what the hell is going on?
London is still in shock from the public beheading of an off-duty soldier two days ago. In recent years the war-time 'Keep Calm and Carry On' posters have become popular, but can the British public prove its legendary resolve and not succumb to fear and hatred?
Bolivian President Evo Morales' plane was forced to land in Vienna because of concerns he may have been carrying Edward Snowden. If this had happened to the President of the United States, it would most likely been grounds for war.