This Week In Trailers: Tito and the Birds, All Creatures Here Below, Unlovable, Weightless, Don’t Be a Dick About It

Trailers are an under-appreciated art form insofar that many times they’re seen as vehicles for showing footage, explaining films away, or showing their hand about what moviegoers can expect. Foreign, domestic, independent, big budget: What better way to hone your skills as a thoughtful moviegoer than by deconstructing these little pieces of advertising? This week […]

Mike Pompeo reportedly warned Mohammed bin Salman ‘global pressure’ will force Trump to deal with Jamal Khashoggi’s disappearance if the Saudis don’t step up

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly delivered a stern warning to Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman during a meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday, urging him to “own” the disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi, who has not been seen publicly since he entered the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey on October 2. An unnamed […]

There’s a good chance you’re a victim of credit card scams and you don’t even know it — here’s what to do

Matt Cardy/Getty Images Credit card fraud is on the rise — and so are the different types of credit card scams. Credit card scammers are getting smarter — they use all sorts of tricks, from phony phone calls and emails to credit card skimmers and Wi-Fi hotspots— to obtain your personal information. You could be […]

Michael Bublé says he is quitting music following his son’s cancer battle: ‘I don’t have the stomach for it anymore’

Cameron Spencer/GettyImages Michael Bublé told the Daily Mail that he’s quitting the music industry following his son’s heartbreaking battle with liver cancer.  Bublé also said he was done with social media and doesn’t want anything to do with “celebrity narcissism.” His new and likely final album, “Love,” is set to be released November 16. In an […]

“Fixed mindsets” might be why we don’t understand statistics

Enlarge / The wrongful conviction of Sally Clark for the murder of her two sons is a famous case of misuse of statistics in the courts. (credit: Chris Young, PA Images/Getty Images) In 1999, an English solicitor named Sally Clark went on trial for the murder of her two infant sons. She claimed both succumbed […]

‘You listen, but you don’t speak:’ Wife of missing former Interpol chief says Chinese agents threatened her over the phone

ROSLAN RAHMAN/AFP/Getty Images The wife of Meng Hongwei, the former Interpol chief who disappeared and abruptly “resigned” from his post, says she received a call from Chinese agents threatening her safety.  Speaking to Associated Press, Grace Meng said a mysterious Chinese caller told her: “We’ve come in two work-teams, two work-teams just for you.” She […]

Don’t Want to Fall Off a Cruise Ship? Read This

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The Critical Points: Don’t Let Chase’s Shutdown Pattern Bite You

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‘Why don’t we dunk him & see if he floats?’ Sen. Graham rebuffs Kavanaugh protester

Accosted by a protester demanding that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh take a lie detector test, Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) quipped that maybe Kavanaugh should be subjected to a witch hunt test instead. “If he would take a polygraph, this would all be over!” a woman yelled at Graham inside a corridor on Capitol […]