‘The Golden Bachelor’ Couldn’t Win Over My Skeptical Mother-In-Law

It’s 8 p.m. on a Thursday in the Philadelphia suburbs, and my mother-in-law, Kathy, fumbles with the Roku remote and argues with my father-in-law about how to exit the TV guide. At my request — nay, urging — Kathy, [age redacted], is getting ready to watch The Golden Bachelor, the Bachelor franchise’s senior citizen spinoff. …

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Apple unveils universal USB-C Apple Pencil that works with every iPad

A year after unveiling the iPad 10 with USB-C – and making users buy a dongle to connect the first-gen Apple Pencil with it – Apple is now releasing a USB-C Apple Pencil that works with every iPad model. Here’s everything you need to know about it. Tech. Entertainment. Science. Your inbox. Sign up for …

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Architecture’s ‘Young Savior’ Rebooted After the Bottom Fell Out

Joshua Ramus really doesn’t want to talk about Rem Koolhaas anymore. Seventeen years ago Ramus, then 36, a diligent, buzz-cut partner at the New York office of Koolhaas’s famed architecture firm, OMA, bought out Koolhaas, took the helm of the staff of 35, and rebranded the office Rex. Since then, through recessions, competition near-misses, abandoned …

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Timothée Chalamet Is Training With Austin Butler’s ‘Elvis’ Team to Play Bob Dylan

In the next six months, Timothée Chalamet stars in two major blockbusters—first as the titular chocolatier in Wonka this December, and then a return to Arrakis for Dune: Part Two, which has been delayed to March 2024 amid the ongoing actors’ strike. But in a GQ interview completed prior to the strikes, Chalamet couldn’t help …

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Gaza families ordered south return home, say nowhere is safe from Israeli bombs

Israel ordered people to quit northern Gaza last week Strikes have pounded all parts of the enclave Some families return home, say no difference between areas ‘Better die as martyrs in our houses’ says returnee GAZA, Oct 17 – The Abu Marasa family are returning to Gaza City, having fled on Friday after Israel ordered …

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Amazon, Tripadvisor team up to battle fake reviews while FTC seeks ban

NEW YORK — Some of the most used platforms for travel and online shopping said Tuesday they’re going to team up to battle fake reviews. Amazon, reviews site Glassdoor and Trustpilot as well as travel companies Expedia Group, Booking.com and Tripadvisor said in an announcement they’re launching a coalition that aims to protect access to …

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Alcohol a ‘frequent factor’ in rule-breaching behavior in Westminster, complaints body finds

LONDON — The drinking culture in Westminster has come under attack in a report from a parliamentary watchdog. In its fifth annual report summarizing the last year, the Independent Complaints and Grievance Scheme — the U.K. parliament’s official complaints system — said that the “culture of drinking in Westminster” was a “frequent factor” in conduct-breaching incidents in …

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Pakistan’s Russian energy imports test West’s patience

is diversifying its energy supplies and has recently started importing Russian gas and . This has created a ripple of excitement among many who claim these imported items are cheaper. Analysts, however, believe that such supplies are not without technical, financial and political challenges. The Russian Embassy in Pakistan tweeted last month that Islamabad had received its …

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Fab Five Freddy, Hip-Hop’s Grand Ambassador, Keeps Making Waves Across the Culture

On a Sunday afternoon in June, inside a cavernous warehouse in the Gowanus section of Brooklyn, the 40th anniversary of Wild Style, the 1983 film that did more than any other to frame, codify, and promote the culture now known as hip-hop, was celebrated as the climax of the weekend-long Five Points Festival. It felt …

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Monopoly Go, casual and IP drive Data.ai Q3 mobile games report

Data.ai’s latest report on the mobile games market in Q3 highlights the success of Monopoly Go and other IP-driven games. However, top titles still have a grip on the worldwide rankings. Six of the top 10 most downloaded games made repeat appearances. However, there was significant movement for the hyper-casual Tic Tac Toe: 2 Player …

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