No matter what the current president has been accused of, his loyal press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has been right there to spin it into something else. She is either part Tasmanian devil or tornado. I haven’t figured out which, but her spin is so swift and powerful as to blow everyone in the press room into silence—keeping them from asking further questions … [Read more...] about The Lie Sarah Huckabee Sanders Could Not Tell
In Celebrity Recipes, we tackle a favorite recipe from a beloved star, past or present. As far as famous people go, once you’re known by a single name, you’re on a whole different level. Cher. Madonna. Bono. And of course, the biggest celebrity of all: Elvis. And if you think of an Elvis recipe, likely only one dish comes to mind. Which makes Elvis’ Grilled … [Read more...] about Elvis Presley’s peanut butter-banana-bacon sandwich might be the greatest celebrity recipe
Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich? Welcome to **Is A Hot Dog A Sandwich?** in which The Takeout asks famous and important people to answer the most important question to ever beguile the human race. Which is the greatest food city in America? I could argue among three or four contenders. What about the greatest music city in America? Likewise. But when phrased as, “Which is the … [Read more...] about Hey Trombone Shorty, is a hot dog a sandwich?
As today’s primary results come in, one major victory is not for any political party, but for the LGBTQ community as a whole. With her win tonight, Vermont Democratic nominee Christine Hallquist becomes the first openly transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major party. Hallquist transitioned publicly during her time as the CEO of one of Vermont’s major nonprofit … [Read more...] about Christine Hallquist Becomes the First Transgender Gubernatorial Nominee For a Major Party
We are born, we quit comedy, we die. Sometimes, like if we produce a brilliant hit standup special along the way, we even write memoirs. It’s the natural life process. And so it goes with Australian comedian-turned-author Hannah Gadsby, who according to Vulture landed a book deal two months after the Netflix premiere of her standup special Nanette. The New York Times … [Read more...] about Hannah Gadsby Is Writing a Memoir About Quitting Comedy
After a week of uncertainty and misgivings over Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach’s potential role in a recount in the Kansas governor primary, incumbent Governor Jeff Colyer has officially conceded the Republican race. Kobach currently leads by 110 votes. Colyer, who was lieutenant governor for seven years, has only held the post since January, when former governor … [Read more...] about Kansas Gov. Jeff Colyer Concedes to Kris Kobach
On Tuesday, a New York federal judge granted a British woman’s sex-trafficking lawsuit against Harvey Weinstein permission move forward, throwing out the disgraced producer’s motion to dismiss According to The Hollywood Reporter, the woman, Kadian Noble, is suing Weinstein over an alleged assault she says took place in Cannes, France in 2014. Her story is by now … [Read more...] about Judge Allows Sex Trafficking Lawsuit Against Harvey Weinstein to Advance
Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson are reportedly dating! Or something! A source told ET on Tuesday that the couple was celebrating Delevingne’s birthday on Sunday and getting comfy: “Cara and Ashley were enjoying each other’s company, sitting closely together at a front row table by the dance floor. When the two weren’t sitting, they were intimately … [Read more...] about Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson Reportedly Engaging in Summer Romance Behavior
Harry Metcalfe, the exceptionally knowledgable and charming host of Harry’s Garage, has a background in farming, so it’s only natural that he transitions us from lovely reviews of supercars to rather large and intimidating farm equipment, like a combine harvester. Harry takes you through the path of the grain as it travels through the busy machinery of the … [Read more...] about Here’s How a 360 HP Turbo Diesel Combine Harvester Works
My lovely 1974 Volkswagen Beetle is in fine health and getting ever better, a fine and good piece of A-to-B transportation that maybe drives like a piece of farm equipment with good suspension. What I should not do is buy a third-generation Toyota Supra for a couple grand, right? The MkIII Supra is the one that nobody thinks about. It is the colloquial “worst Supra” … [Read more...] about I Should Not Buy A MkIII Toyota Supra, Right?