Book Excerpt: The Fascinating Tale of ‘Feuding Fan Dancers’

When Leslie Zemeckis was making her feature documentary Behind the Burly Q, she met someone with a story that seemed to go beyond the burlesque history she was making. Her interview subject was the son of Sally Rand, the New York showgirl who became the sensation of the 1933 World’s Fair in Chicago. She claimed […]

A tale of Tesla, taxes and tequila

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Weird Car News,Tesla,Electric Teslaquila started as a joke, but a patent filing says it may now be real. Continue reading A tale of Tesla, taxes and tequila A tale of Tesla, taxes and tequila originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 13 Oct 2018 12:20:00 EDT. Please see our […]

Emmys 2018: The Handmaid's Tale, Game of Thrones, Tiffany Haddish, Black Mirror Among Early Winners

At last, the Emmys have arrived! No, we’re not talking about the 2018 Primetime Emmys broadcast — you’ll have to wait until next Monday, Sept. 17 (8/7c, NBC) for those — but rather, the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, which are being handed out Saturday and Sunday evening at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Night […]

Theatre Review: The Winter's Tale

The subject of much scholarly debate and disagreement, it is also enduringly popular with audiences. Maybe the groundlings have a better insight into the play than academics. The plot goes like this: Leontes, King of Sicilia, is entertaining his best mate Polixenes, King of Bohemia, when he is suddenly struck by the belief that his […]

The Handmaid’s Tale season 3 spoilers: Luke and Moira set for emotional union?

WARNING: This article contains major spoilers for The Handmaid’s Tale season two. June (played by Elisabeth Moss) had the chance to flee to Canada with her baby Holly/Nicole at the end of series two of The Handmaid’s Tale. However, in the end she decided to stay in Gilead because her other daughter Hannah (Jordana Blake) […]

The Ben Heck Show: A tale of two clocks

How can we keep track of time without using a personal computer or mobile phone? In this episode, Ben uses discrete electronics and encoders with an LED matrix to keep tabs on the time, while Felix puts together a micro-controller with an LCD display as an alternative. Have you ever made a clock from scratch? […]

The Handmaid's Tale Season 2 Finale Recap: Did June Make the Right Choice?

Warning: The following recap contains spoilers for The Handmaid’s Tale’s Season 2 finale. June, you gorgeous, valiant fool. The Handmaid’s Tale‘s second season wraps with quite a doozy: Faced with the choice of escaping Gilead with her infant daughter or staying behind to try to free her older child, June chooses to remain where she […]

The Handmaid's Tale Finale: EP Explains June's Agonizing Decision, Serena's Horrific Loss and More

Warning: This post contains major spoilers from the Season 2 finale of The Handmaid’s Tale. Proceed accordingly, under His eye. If you can just get past the constant fear that Elisabeth Moss’ character is doomed to die a sex slave in a patriarchal hellscape, The Handmaid’s Tale executive producer Bruce Miller says, the Hulu drama really […]