DC Comics needs a superhero to save it from itself. The pop-culture giant is in political hot water over a drawing that’s been linked in mainland China to Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests and is now at the center of a global debate about state censorship and corporate complicity in chilling free speech.… Read more
Album: Down Home
Personnel: Zoot Sims (ts), Dave McKenna (p), George Tucker (b), Dannie Richmond (ds)
Recorded: July 7, 1960 … Read more
A 36-year-old winner of an online Nazi pageant and a 50-year-old mother were among the masterminds of a far-right political party that wanted to return Italy to its darkest past.
By Barbie Latza Nadeau, Correspondent-At-Large | The Daily Beast
ROME–The tattoo of a Nazi eagle above a swastika that spans the back of Francesca Rizzi leaves no doubt about her political ideology.… Read more
The most potent version of Mercedes’s most iconic roadster has been discontinued.
The SL-Class convertible is one of Mercedes-Benz’s most iconic models. It’s been around for 65 years, through thick and thin. Despite that, the company recently confirmed to CarBuzz that it’s dropped the model’s most potent trim, the AMG SL 63, from its lineup for 2020.… Read more
Red Sonja 1/6 Scale Action Figure:
Red Sonja – outlaw, mercenary, warrior and queen. After escaping her bloody origin, she hunted the wilder-lands of Hyrkania, thieved the streets and palaces of Pah-Disha, sold her sword on battlefields from Koth to Aquilonia, and liberated countless mugs of ale from barrels throughout the Hyborean world.… Read more
By Brady Dale | Coindesk
(This article first appeared on November 29, 2019)
Ethereum Foundation staffer Virgil Griffith has been arrested for allegedly going to a conference in North Korea and sharing his expertise in using cryptocurrency.
The United States Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York announced Friday that Griffith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving Day.… Read more