Liberals are sending care packages to female Democratic senators to oppose Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, including “pee-proof” underwear to use in their opposition to President Trump’s court pick.
So here’s a cheery op-ed to start your day. In it, we learn of the mental struggles of Roy Scranton, a new dad who is sad and mad about a bad fad signaling the end of shad:
The office rental company WeWork told employees on Friday that it will no longer serve meat at company events and will not reimburse employees for meals containing meat.
Anthony Bourdain railed against Bill and Hillary Clinton in a newly published interview conducted months before his death, calling the former’s behavior toward women “monstrous” and the latter’s discrediting of his accusers disqualifying for higher office.
Important update about classic summer blockbuster Die Hard, courtesy of Mr. Die Hard himself, Bruce Willis:
The cover of Room to Dream features a black-and-white photo of a little boy sitting on the front porch of an old house. It’d be cute except for the title above his head, scrawled in a font that belongs on a horror-movie poster. Suddenly the colorless photograph doesn’t arouse nostalgia, it creates a sense of unease, as though there might be something lurking in the shadows behind the smiling child. Fitting for the autobiography—of sorts—of David Lynch, a man who has dedicated his career to presenting bourgeois life as a veneered rotting corpse.
Biographers typically have an affection for their subjects. Sometimes so much so that they descend into hagiography. No danger of this from Haaretz writer Anshel Pfeffer, an extreme example of the debunking biographer. Typical of his snarky style: Netanyahu “had given up on Israeli journalists being honest enough to present him as the country’s only true leader.”
Scarlett Johansson announced Friday that she is dropping out of a movie in which she is cast as a transgender man, calling her initial response to criticism about getting the part “insensitive.”
After looking up show times for the film on my 128GB iPhone 6, I headed over to the Mosaic District in Fairfax and parked underneath an apartment complex where one-bedroom units start at $1,856 a month.