Kevin Smith Raves About His Experience Visiting ‘Star Wars: Episode IX’ Set, Singles Out One Amazing Performance

Writer/director/podcaster Kevin Smith has visited J.J. Abrams‘ Star Wars Episode 9 set, and he hated every second of it. “It was dumb,” Smith said of the set. “I looked around, shrugged my shoulders, and said, ‘This is the best you got?’ I interrupted J.J. in the middle of a take and just said, ‘Hey man, […]

What Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting a Destination Hit by a Natural Disaster

What Every Traveler Should Know Before Visiting a Destination Hit by a Natural Disaster Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they […]

Visiting South Africa? Don't Miss the Most Botanically Biodiverse Place on Earth

A tiny, iridescent orange-breasted sunbird vies with a pair of larger Cape sugarbirds for the nectar buried in the fist-sized crimson blooms of the suikerbossie, aka sugarbush. A few yards away, on the banks of a cola-colored stream, a forest of marsh butterfly lilies and their foot-long golden flower spikes sways pendulously in the breeze. […]

This arcade is really vintage: Visiting San Francisco’s Musée Mécanique

Enlarge / Look through the window and see your future! (credit: Marlowe Bangeman) We saw a lot on our family vacation to California this summer: epic coastline views, acre after acre of almond groves, forest fires, and Venice Beach, to name a few things. Thanks to friends and colleagues, we had a long list of […]

Chelsea Manning may be banned from visiting Australia because she doesn’t meet the country’s ‘character’ test

The Australian government is preparing to ban whistleblower and activist Chelsea Manning because she does not meet the country’s “character requirement.”  The former soldier spent seven years in prison for releasing a trove of classified military documents to Wikileaks.  Manning had previously been denied entry to Canada in 2017 because of her criminal record.  The […]

Mommy Points: The Lesson I Learned After Visiting a Theme Park by Myself

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After visiting Douma, western media begin to question ‘gas attack’ narrative

After speaking with eyewitnesses on the ground in Syria, even mainstream media are beginning to cast doubt on the West’s narrative of an alleged gas attack in Douma, as medics tell French, German and UK media it never happened. Agence France-Presse (AFP), the world’s third largest news agency, and the Independent, a British online newspaper, […]

Dementia news: Calls for open visiting hours for hospital patients

The call from the National Federation of Women’s Institutes (NFWI) comes after its latest report, which concluded that dementia patients are “suffering unnecessarily” while being cared for in hospitals across England and Wales. A survey of 250 dementia carers found that just 38 per cent said they were able to visit their loved one outside […]

Daily Podcast: Visiting Westworld, Contemplating The Art of Magic, Bloodshot, Call Me By Your Name 2, Marvel, Black Panther, Infinity War, His Dark Materials, VHS Rental, Dune, Spider-Man

On the March 9, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film managing editor Jacob Hall, weekend editor Brad Oman, senior writer Ben Pearson and writer Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest news, including Bloodshot, Call Me By Your Name, Marvel, Black Panther, Infinity War, His Dark Materials, Video […]