Commentary: A campaign for ‘A Nation of Sex Maniacs’

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Veteran journalist Eric Sevareid wrote a 1963 opinion that almost perfectly captures the essence of the presidential campaign of 2016. “Sin and Statecraft,” is how Sevareid titled his commentary on the sex scandals that rocked London, Rome and the delegate’s lounge at the United Nations in New York during the summer of 1963. Sevareid was […]

MLB investigation concludes there was no National Anthem homophobia; Padres hire back DJ

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Major League Baseball (MLB) has concluded its investigation into last Saturday’s National Anthem incident involving the San Diego Padres and the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus. The MLB found: The Department of Investigations has concluded that the San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus has performed the Star-Spangled Banner multiple times before a Padres game; that Saturday’s regrettable […]

Line up announced for ninth annual Wine and Music Festival

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The line up has been announced for the 9th Annual Wine and Music Festival benefiting the Women’s Museum of California. The Wine and Music Festival is the Women’s Museum of California’s only annual fundraiser, which funds their educational programming and original exhibits. The Festival will be held Friday June 24, with VIP Happy Hour 5 […]

Athlete Ally offers recommendations to NCAA’s new anti-discrimination requirement

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NEW YORK, NY  – Today Athlete Ally presented to the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Board of Governors a series of adoptable recommendations to ensure the safety of LGBT coaches, fans and staff at all NCAA events. While praising the NCAA’s recent new anti-discrimination procedures for choosing championship sites, Athlete Ally, along with more than […]

X-Men go from best to worst

Kodi Smit-McPhee, Sophie Turner, and Tye Sheridan in X-Men: Apocalypse

Bryan Singer directed the first two movies based on Marvel Comics’ mutant superhero team the X-Men. Brett Ratner directed the third film, The Last Stand, which is loathed by fans and critics alike. The franchise was then rebooted with Matthew Vaughn’s First Class, and Bryan Singer returned for the second film in this cycle, Days […]

Will Walters: ‘I just want my life back.’

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In a remarkable legal whipsaw for the City of San Diego, a three-judge panel for the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has denied a motion for an en banc review from the entire court to appeal their decision allowing Will Walters to have his day in court, said a spokesperson for the plaintiff, Will […]

Disney’s Newsies, Broadway’s smash hit musical, lands in San Diego May 31

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In 1992 Walt Disney Studios released its first live action musical since Pete’s Dragon’s release in 1977. Newsies starred relatively unknown child actors, Christian Bale (Batman) and David Moscow (Big) and a few well-known adult actors Robert Duvall (The Judge), Ann Margaret (Bye Bye Birdie) and Bill Pullman (Independence Day). The original songs were penned […]

Jupiter Ascending

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dvr this HBO, Monday, May 30, 5:45 p.m. Mila Kunis plays Jupiter Jones, a Russian immigrant housekeeper who is actually the genetic reincarnation of one of the richest people in the universe, a queen thousands of years old who owned multitudes of planets. After the queen’s death, her children Balem (Eddie Redmayne), Titus (Douglas Booth), […]

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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dvd of the week Burr Steers’ adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s rewriting of Jane Austen’s great 19th century novel Pride and Prejudice as a zombie apocalypse love story is delightfully silly. It is exactly the same story as Austen’s novel except that everyone is also fighting zombies in addition to falling in love while making errors […]

The City: Top to Bottom

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thursday, may 26 Stupid F**King Bird In this irreverent, contemporary, and very funny remix of Chekhov’s The Seagull, award-winning playwright Aaron Posner wages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all. An aspiring young director rampages against the art created by his mother’s generation. […]

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