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Gabriel Jesus:’ I like a challenge. The biggest engagements go to the biggest warriors’


The brilliant Palmeiras and Brazil forwards tells the Guardian about the phone call from Pep Guardiola that reassured him to meet Manchester City and that his mum is never pleased with him unless he helps out defensively too

No one wants to be told off by their mother and Gabriel Jesus is no different. The Brazilian wonderkid, who signed for Manchester City in the summer for 27 m and will join the Premier League captains in January, given the opportunity to become one of best available forwards in the world but what prepares him stand out even more is his desire to also help out defensively.

It is not a idiosyncrasy he shares with too many sends but then they are not able to get a rollocking from their baby if they do not is to assist at the back. Gabriel Jesus does. Yes, its genuine that my mother has a go at me when I dont track back, he says in his first interview with non-Brazilian media since signing for City. We are very, very close and she challenges a lot from me, which is great. She only praises me if I have done something are worth kudo. I am really happy to have a mum like that, that actually cares. She always tells me the truth and her seriousnes facilitates me a lot.

Mrs Vera Lcia is a constant and immensely positive existence in Gabriel Jesuss life and that is no surprise considering his upbringing. The players papa died when Gabriel Jesus was young and his mother created him and his three friends on her own. She was a cleaner back then and there was not a lot of fund around. A football actor grows up faster than other beings, he says. I grew up very quickly because of the difficulties and responsibilities that I have always had.

Gabriel Jesus is a very mature 19 -year-old. We congregate at Academia de futebol, Palmeirass training centre and he is respectful and humble. He does not wear sunglasses or headphones and does not play with his mobile during the interview. He starts by apologising for running late. I had to do the frost bathtub, he explains.

It has been a tumultuous 18 months for “the mens” from Jardim Peri, a humble vicinity on the outskirts of So Paulo( it is a comunidade , a kind of favela , only a little bit more peaceful ). In March 2015 he made his debut for Palmeiras after tallying 37 purposes in 22 plays in the Paulista Under-1 7 competitor and at the end of the season he was named best available newcomer of the Brasileiro .

And that was just the beginning. This summertime he won Olympic gold with Braziland then drew his debut for the senior squad, tallying two objectives in a 3-0 away triumph against Ecuador. And he is still a girl. The former Brazil and Real Madrid striker Ronaldo, for one, is a follower: When I witness Gabriel I think about my own past. He has a superb jaunt onward, Ronaldo told TV Globo recently.

It is not that long ago Gabriel Jesus was playing for the amateur squad Pequeninos do Meio Ambiente on the tones of the military prison camp Romo Gomes. He moved on to Anhanguera but, unlike many colossal flairs these days, he did not join a top side Palmeiras until the age of 15 so his job was very much determined by street football.

Gabriel Jesus: knowledge, stunts and aims.

His childhood neighbourhood is always on his thought and on his scalp. On his forearm there is a tattoo demonstrating a son with a ball in his hands looking at a favela in front of him, daydream of a better future in football. The tattoo is almost identical to the one that his acquaintance Neymar has.

I have always enjoyed working hard and thats why I try to give my best tactically as well as moving forward. From an early age, in my vrzea eras[ a special type of Brazilian street football ], I tried to take in all the instructions of all the coach-and-fours I had. I am the same today. After all, it is very important to enter the slope knowing what I have to do to help the team.

He no longer was living in Jardim Peri but goes back to visit acquaintances. When doing so in December he was stopped by the police while driving his expensive auto. A dark-skinned boy cannot drive a neat gondola in the region where he grew up without being stopped by the police. Everyone knows how hard it is to be pitch-black in our communities, he wrote on Instagram.

He stayed in Jardim Peri until last year. He could have left for So Paulo as early as 2010 but the golf-club did not offer him accommodation, means that he would have had to travel for four hours to get to and from educate, and that would have had a negative impact on his institution work.

Not that Gabriel Jesus paid too much attention to anything apart from football. My whole life has traditionally been football and that exclusively, he says. Since I was six years old Ive only really thought about football. I used to watch it on TV, participate video games and so on. I precisely love football. Some people joke that I am too into it but football only sums up my life.

His discipline is remarkable for the purposes of the a young age, and this is probably one of the points that has impressed Pep Guardiola, the manager who was frantic to produce him to City. Gabriel Jesus was a red-hot prospect even before the Olympics and City were able to beat off competition from Barcelona, Manchester United, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain partly because of a phone call from their brand-new manager.

It was a complicated decision, but in the end my desire to learn prevailed, Gabriel Jesus says. The spirit of Guardiola as a manager at City and the fact that it is a great club were very important factors in my final judgment. Guardiolas phone call was a huge part of me deciding to go there. It acquired me realise that Id love to work with him. I dont know him personally yet but he already attained me feel very safe about his programme there.

Gabriel Jesus, celebrating here after tallying for Palmeiras against Figueirense in June, hopes to acquire the Brazilian deed before to access to Manchester. Image: Brazil Photo Press/ CON/ LatinContent/ Getty Images

Where will he play though? City are not exactly lacking in criticizing endowment with Sergio Agero, Raheem Sterling, David Silva, Nolito, Kelechi Iheanacho, Kevin De Bruyne, Leroy San and Jess Navas able to occupy the forward places. For Palmeiras Gabriel Jesus played wide-ranging on the left before Cuca, the manager, moved him into the centre with good results: 11 purposes in 18 league games.

I consider I will fight for a lieu as a winger in the team, he says. I actually wish playing as a left-winger rather than a striker, but I exactly want to be very clear that Im willing to play in either location. I am often prepared to give up a position high on the tar and is to assist defensively because some good distinguish and undertaking can result in a objective for my crew in the end. Id like to think that Im a versatile player.

Only two years ago, during the course of its World cup finals, Gabriel Jesus was painting the pavement of his street in dark-green and yellowed as a fan. Today he is one of the reference points in strike for guild and country. Palmeiras are defying for the entitlement, they beat Corinthians 2-0 at the weekend to abide top, and Gabriel Jesus urgently wants to leave for Manchester City having won the league. At Verdo he is an undisputed idol Glory, exaltation, alleluia, is Gabriel Jesus is the song that all followers sing( even if it exasperates his mother, who is a very religious person ).

But even if he includes the Brazilian designation to his Olympic medal, he will not get too carried away. I try to manage my the advances in a down-to-earth mode, he says. Some actors prevail a trophy and think that they are on top of the world. I dont let it go to my brain. People idolise me for acquiring the Olympics but I obstruct saying: It is just a medal.

Arguably the biggest challenge lies ahead forcing his lane into Citys starting XI. All this change does not “re scared” at all, he says. My life has always been full of challenges. Plainly this is a bigger one, but the best battles are given to the best warriors. I will listen to the managers sentiment and his advice in order to improve and adapt as fast as I possibly can.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth Slams Jeff Sessions’ Disability Rights Record


WASHINGTON A period before Sen. Jeff Sessions( R-Ala .) Senate confirmation discovering to be Donald Trumps us attorney general, newly elected Sen. Tammy Duckworth( D-Ill .) on Monday pay close attention to his fitness for the post.

Duckworth, a veteran who lost her legs in the Iraq War, wondered Trumps selection of Sessions, when the Americans With Disabilities Act already appears to be under onslaught. I personally am deeply concerned that at a time when the ADA defences seem to be weakening that were nominating someone who has less than a stellar preserve when it comes to comments stirred in support of disability rights, she told The Huffington Post.

Duckworth, who provided two words in the House before prevailing election to the Senate in November, knows from personal experience how federal statute can help individuals succeed.

The ADA provides the basic armours that allow me to do this position. I make if it werent for the ADA I likely be stuck at home and unable to work, Duckworth said. But because the ADA prevails, Im able to have a productive life and has become a taxation citizen. Everyone, she said, was one bad automobile accident away from being in need of the ADA.

Duckworth said her concern about Sessions nomination stemmed from his 2012 stance against the United Society Convention on the Claim of Person with Disability. In a 2000 Senate floor speech, recently reported by The Huffington Post, Sessions deplored that a law that safeguarded children with disabilities in academies had led to the downfall of the education system.

We have created a complex system of federal the rules and statutes that have created suit after litigation, special management for certain children, and that are large-hearted factor in accelerating the decline in civility and penalty in classrooms all over America. I say that very sincerely, Sessions said at the time.

Sessions, when he was Alabama attorney general in the mid-1 990 s, opposed a suit was put forward by roughly 30 of the states poorest institutions. The schools debated they didnt using the same assets as the other members of the regime, affecting their ability to integrate special-needs students.

It is troubling to me that we have a nominee who has a record of not supporting basic access for beings with physical disabilities whether theyre adults or children, Duckworth said.

Duckworth said she hasnt decided on whether she will support Sessions nomination. I want him to get a fair hearing, but I too want to make it clear that I have some deep reservations about him being nominated.

8 Stories That Show Exactly How The Media Hates Millennials


Somebody has to stop the millennial killing spree before it’s too late and the only thing we’re left with is social media and avocados and- oh god, they’re killing those too. But wait, there doesn’t seem to be any logic to millennial behavior. How can they both be the generation with the worst manners, but also obsessed with political correctness and not offending anyone? Why, it’s almost as if these headlines directly contradict one another, because the whole thing is a crock of artisanal horseshit …


Millennials Are Obsessed With Drinking, But Also Drinking Way Less Than Previous Generations

Millennials are heavy drinkers. According to The Tennessean, they make up a disproportionate percentage of alcohol buyers, and they splurge on the good stuff.

And oh boy do millennials love wine. Bustle reports that millennials buy so much of it that they’re changing the industry. Humans have been drinking wine for 8,000 years, but it took women in their 20s posting about it on Facebook to take it to the next level. Why do they love wine so much? USA Today argues that it might be because it’s the healthiest of alcoholic beverages, and the increased heart health quiets the demons after three glasses.

Or wait, actually, millennials aren’t drinking as much as previous generations. This Forbes article (named “Millennials Gone Mild” *fart noise*) tells of bars and nightclubs closing en masse, as millennials prefer to go out to sober events like “juice crawls,” or stay home altogether. The author goes on to say “Over the past few years, Millennials have started identifying as ‘grandmas’ and ‘grandpas’ when they stay in for the night — a lifestyle choice revered by most members of ‘Generation Yawn.'” Somebody revoke this man’s word license.

Oh, and millennials couldn’t afford to drink, even if they wanted to. Business Insider has concluded that they’re also killing the beer industry. Even wine sales have flatlined.

So millennials are obsessed with drinking, particularly high-quality alcohol, to the point where the industry is changing to accommodate them. But at the same time, they’re not drinking as much as previous generations, because they can’t afford it and they’re all doing sober juice crawls wherein they butt-chug ginger shots, causing bars to spontaneously explode. They’re drinking less beer, but record amounts of wine, but also wine consumption hasn’t increased in the past year. Why can’t they drink exactly the right amount?


Millennials Don’t Vote, But They’re Voting For All The Wrong People

This Big Think article starts with “Hey, you. Yes, you. Millennials. Stop twerking for a second and listen up.” That’s a sure way to gain the respect of your reader! The piece goes on to argue that millennials don’t vote because politicians don’t represent their interests. They go on to say that millennial voter apathy is because they have “no faith in populism,” a claim so powerfully wrong that many of your eyes have just rejected it outright. But the core of what it’s saying is correct, right? Millennials don’t vote because nobody represents them. Otherwise, they’d be passionate.

The Wall Street Journal thinks millennials are passionate about voting, but that they’re misdirecting their passion. Young people gravitated toward Sanders and Trump in the last presidential election, which was against their own best interests, the paper argues. Both of their economic policies would be bad for long-term growth, which millennials would know if they’d stop asking for “free stuff” long enough to read a goddamn book. So millennials don’t vote because nobody appeals to them, but when they do, it’s because the wrong people are appealing to them. Gotcha.


Millennials Are Too Involved In Their Children’s Lives, But Also Not Involved Enough

Millennials are the new “helicopter parents,” hovering over their children and providing exciting aerial footage of all their most precious police chases. According to Elite Daily, millennial parents will supervise all of their children’s interactions, preventing them from developing a sense of creativity. And they’ll fix any problem their child has, depriving them of the chance to fix it themselves. Millennials are smothering their children.

Alternatively, if we check in with ABC, we find that millennials are too focused on “me time.” Their parenting style is vastly different from the helicopter parents of previous generations. Their children lack structure and supervision because they’re too busy Snapchatting their Instagrams. The article also weirdly states that “Millennial Moms are 21 percent less likely to send a thank-you note via postal mail.” And why aren’t these goddamn kids sending singing telegrams anymore?


Millennials Don’t Work, But Are Also Poisoning Their Companies With Their Workaholism

Millennials are more stressed out about their jobs than other generations. Glamour reported that they are too occupied with their careers, their only goals being to “get a new job with better benefits, more pay, better hours, and more work-life balance, as well as work that was more intrinsically rewarding.” Truly, this is unheard-of stuff.

Wait a minute, it turns out millennials want material things, but aren’t willing to work for them. The Miami Herald says that millennials won’t take a job that’s too hard, and they refuse to work overtime. “Stay an extra two hours at my job as a mattress nap tester? Who do you think I am, the Wolf of Wall Street?”

But The Herald also claims that millennials are “work martyrs,” the hardest-working people in the workforce. They refuse to take their allotted vacation time because they’re too goddamn addicted to working. If only these job-stressed, lazy work martyrs could take a week off, they’d learn how a real adult handles their job — by drinking schnapps in their car during lunch and writing about millennials twice a week.


Millennials Blow Too Much Money, But Are Killing Whole Industries By Not Spending Money

A BankRate study found that millennials are spending way too much going out to eat. They go to Starbucks too often, and have large bar tabs (except when they don’t). All these little expenses add up and eat into the money they should be saving for retirement.

This irresponsibility has spread into other areas. This Is Money reports that in addition to ordering too many meals, millennials are overspending on expensive clothes. It looks like if these millennials don’t learn to go without spending money on frivolous things, they’ll never be able to support themselves.

Or wait, millennials are in fact to blame for the severe sales slump at chain restaurants like Applebee’s and TGI Fridays. This Business Insider article states, “Millennial consumers are more attracted than their elders to cooking at home, ordering delivery from restaurants, and eating quickly, in fast-casual or quick-serve restaurants.” Those monsters!

And it doesn’t stop with dining out. Millennials are also killing the motorcycle and diamond industries. CNBC hypothesizes that the slump in sales is due to millennials’ tendency to value experiences over material goods, that they “seek out experiences, such as vacations and concerts, that they can post about on social media.” Rest assured that it’s not because they’re broke and can’t burn tens of thousands of dollars on a shiny rock and a loud bike; it’s because they’re narcissistic and need to brag about their trip to Argentina on social media. Also, no one’s ever bragged about their diamond ring online, right guys?


Millennials Never Leave The House, But Are Also Everywhere (And That’s Awful)

The New York Post is worried about millennials. They spend too much time at home, leading to an upswing in depression. Instead of going out to the bar with their friends or meeting a date for coffee, they stay home and binge-watch TV. The Post warns of the emotional dangers of “Netflix and chill” — which, if you recall, was a euphemism for sex before the olds got to it.

And yet the same New York Post is mad that millennials are going out too much, railing against millennial “brunch culture” — that is, that millennials will go to restaurants to eat brunch. But wait, isn’t that good? Instead of killing restaurants? Not so fast — the problem the article has is that these goddamn kids will hog tables for hours and obnoxiously take pictures of their food instead of silently, angrily nursing a hangover, as God intended.


Millennials Hate Capitalism, Except When They Love Capitalism

National Review came out with the hottest take their scientists could engineer, combining every millennial stereotype into a super-take capable of triggering every lib, and perhaps killing male feminists outright. They argue that millennials dislike capitalism because they are ignorant of what it truly is (and that they like socialism for the same reason). They go on to say that capitalism doesn’t care for their puny gender or racial identities, which scares millennials right into Bernie Sanders’ arms.

Meanwhile, The American Spectator is too busy dunking on progressives to buy into the myth that millennials hate capitalism. Capitalism brought them iPhones and Uber, the popularity of which proves millennials love the free market. They also go on to claim that millennials don’t know what socialism is, because that seems to be some sort of journalistic nervous tic.


Millennials Want Participation Trophies, But Also Youth Sports Are Way Too Intense Now

The Washington Post calls millennials the “Participation Trophy Generation,” participation trophies being the ultimate symbol of entitlement. We were so afraid of hurting any child’s feelings that we got rid of winners and losers, and now an entire generation is growing up unprepared for the competitive real world.

The Blaze
Millennials: “Glenn Beck is ruining our grandparents.”

Glenn Beck’s rag The Blaze agrees, pining for the days when there was only one trophy, handed out to the winner, and those who came in third or lower were summarily executed.

The Federalist

The Federalist claims that millennials’ lust for participation trophies has bled into the workplace. They say that millennials, especially women, want promotions the same way they want trophies: whether they earned them or not. If only they weren’t babied so much at soccer games, maybe millennials would be better human beings. A competitive football game is what made the Greatest Generation great and the Baby Boomers boom, right?

This HuffPo article starts with “Youth sports: a chance to run around, play sports with friends and have fun … At least that’s how it used to be.” But now youth sports culture is so demanding and competitive that kids are emotionally and physically drained, with most dropping out by age 13.

Washington Post
“Take it easy, kid. If you don’t get a trophy for losing, then we won’t get to spend a lifetime berating you for it.”

The consequences run even deeper, though. Sports are so intense now that kids are getting injured like never before. That comes from The Washington Post, the same people who coined the term “Participation Trophy Generation.”

Man, it’s almost like these writers just hate the younger generation because they’re trapped in old, failing bodies and growing increasingly irrelevant to society by the day. But that couldn’t be it. That’s too far-fetched. No, it is the avocado’s fault, surely …

David Klesh was born in 1980, but refuses to call himself a millennial. His writing has also appeared on the Faith Hope and Fiction blog. Dan Hopper is an editor for Cracked, previously for CollegeHumor and BestWeekEver.tv. He fires off consistent A-tweets at @DanHopp. Adam Schwallie has a Twitter, where he tweets in between destroying all of the industries that Baby Boomers hold near and dear to their hearts.

You know what Millenials aren’t killing? These dope Caribou Boots that you can use to continue to not kill industries with because that’s an unfair characterization of a generation of fun-loving people.

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William and Harry visit Princess Diana memorial – BBC News


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Prince William and Prince Harry have visited a London memorial garden for their mother on the eve of the 20th anniversary of her death.

The White Garden, at Kensington Palace, was planted to mark 20 years since Princess Diana died in a car crash.

The Duchess of Cambridge joined the princes on the garden tour.

A spokeswoman for Kensington Palace said: “The engagement will allow the princes to pay tribute to the life and work of their mother.”

They met representatives from the causes and charities supported by Diana, including the Royal Marsden and Great Ormond Street hospitals, the National Aids Trust, Centrepoint youth homelessness charity and the Leprosy Mission.

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Image caption The garden, which is open to the public, aims to create peaceful and contemplative spaces for visitors

Members of the public have been leaving tributes and flowers at the gates of the palace to mark the anniversary of Diana’s death.

The Princess of Wales died on 31 August 1997 in Paris, when William, now the Duke of Cambridge, was 15 and his brother was 12.

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The garden at their mother’s former home has been inspired by memories of her life, style and image, such as her white “Elvis” Catherine Walker dress.

The White Garden, as it is known, follows a tradition first established at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, famous for its own white garden created in the 1930s.

Their Royal Highnesses met gardener Sean Harkin who designed the display and Graham Dillamore who knew the princess when he worked there some 30 years ago.

The garden has been open since spring and will continue into September with white roses, lilies, gladioli and cosmos.

It is the fourth London memorial created in tribute to Diana – the others are the Diana Memorial Playground at Kensington Palace, the Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park, and the Diana Memorial Walk at St James’s Palace.

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Nick Jonas Discontinued His “Find You” Music Video& We’re All Freaking Out


OMG, you guys. Today is already a great day. Nick Jonas’ “Find You” music video is eventually here, and it’s certainly, really good. Nick Jonas, the international gentleman of sexy, is always remarkable us with brand new music, and this time it’s something entirely, absolutely classy. Jonas’ brand-new chant, “Find You, ” is the sort of gentle theme to get you in the mood to dance on the beach with a cluster of attractive strangers. Jonas does that in the music video, and this is really invigorating for me. Can I do that? Is that what a beach day with Jonas is like? If so, sign me up.

Jonas put “Find You” on Sept. 14, 2017, and the whole world started bobbing their leaders. We know where to find you, Nick Jonas. You can find him on the radio until eternally because this song is catchy AF, y’all. So what does this music video really entail? Who is it about, and why is he driving an expensive vehicle so close to the irrigate? Watch out, buster! One of the lyrics says, “I look for you in the center of the sun.” I have no clue what who are able to make, but do not examine instantly at the sunbathe, beings. It’s not worth it to exclusively find a riddle girl that saves obscuring from you. No way.

This is Jonas’ second song to come out the summer months, and we aren’t mad about it. The anthem, “Remember I Told You” was the catchy sing released after May. It boasted Mike Posner and Anne Marie, and it showcased Jonas’ sultry voice. Mama like. Both songs are completely different, but both are sensual.

One thing is for certain, Jonas knows how to connect with his devotees. In October of 2016, he told

Heartbreak is a topic that a lot of beings relate to — the challenges presented by the next steps in their own lives, and when some openings open, and how you approach the next ones opening … I watched pretty quickly that it was a lot of what my devotees could relate to. It’s nerve-wracking when[ the thinks] are as personal as the ones that I shared were. But I appear counteracted when I use my writing as a method to process — it’s exceedingly therapeutic.

Jonas is getting deep, and I like it.

Here are more words to deeply analyze 😛 TAGEND

I took a pill but it didn’t help me numb
I see your appearance even when my attentions are shut
But I never really know where to find you

I taste the words that keep falling out your mouth
If I could love you I would never put you down
But I never genuinely know where to find you

Where to find you
Where to find you
But I never certainly know where to find you
Try, try, try
Try, try, try
Try, try, try
But I never truly know where to find you

I’m guessing, based on the music video, Jonas is stumbling through a sweltering, steamy desert all alone, and finally obtains the beautiful California coast. Although one would assume the first stop “wouldve been” immediately into the monstrous body of water, Jonas instead dances with all the beautiful women on the beach. Hey, we all have our priorities. Is he looking for that special wife he lost long ago? Is he searching for himself? Oh, Jonas. You are a mysterious man.

At the end of the video, Jonas climbs into a Lyft on the beach and leaves. Yes, he gets into a freakin’ Lyft. I couldn’t think it is either, but it happened. Times that have signify, or is it ingenious commodity placement? Maybe a little of both, frankly. Although Jonas never seems to find who he’s looking for, the music video is a yummy treat.

Now, let’s all get out there and shake our hips to this sexy little song and find our inner dance! Afterall, we’re all looking for something.

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Grateful Doe: unidentified gentleman identified as Jason Callahan 20 times after fatality


Teenage auto crash martyr nicknamed for the two Grateful Dead ticket stubs in his pocket ultimately marked more than 20 years after he was killed in Virginia

A car crash victim who became known as Grateful Doe because of two Grateful Dead ticket stubs in his pocket has been identified more than 20 years after he was killed, permissions said on Thursday.

DNA evidence had reaffirmed that the man whose identity remained a mystery for two decades is Jason Callahan of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, said Arkuie Williams, a spokesman for the Virginia medical examiners office.

Callahan was 19 when he was killed in southern Virginia in 1995. His injuries made him unrecognisable and his organization was never claimed.

In recent years, the Grateful Doe whodunit captured the attention of internet sleuths, who established pages dedicated to solving the suit and circulated a computer-generated image of his face.

It was through those places that Callahans clas recognised him and contacted governments, said Shannon Michelson, his half-sister, who live in New Jersey.

Michelson said she was both relieved and happy that her subjects surrounding her brothers disappearance had finally been answered.

Im glad it was solved, but Im also incredibly sad because I craved so badly to reconnect with him, said Michelson, who said she was among various family members who submitted their Dna to improve substantiate his identity.

She said she had not pictured Callahan since she was a child, when their papa and his mother separated.

Callahans father filed a missing persons report for her son with the Myrtle Beach police department in January.

She told authorities she had not heard from her son since June 1995, when he left to follow the Grateful Dead, according to the report.

Lt. Joey Crosby said she told officials she did not know where he had been travelling and wasnt sure where to file the report.

Callahans mother did not immediately respond to a theme from the Associated Press on Thursday.

Michelson said Callahan often ran away from residence and his mothers just assumed he was living on his own somewhere.

No one ever thought to report him missing since they are thought he wanted to be missing, Michelson said.

Blac Chyna Beefs Up Security As Her Former # RobeBae Apparently Freaks Her Out With Harassing Calls& Texts!


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In case you don’t recollect, #RobeBae is Ferrari True, “the mens” she was caught canoodling with when he was wearing gowns Rob bought. The mom-of-two previously alarmed Ferrari about exhausting his own avenge porn against her, but that didn’t seem to be a concern of his.

However, Chyna has MANY refers with him!

Her team is reportedly claiming that he has been calling and texting her in a harassing route over the last week as he’s acting obsessive and delusional. Not only is she are working with that freaking her out, but she apparently also thinks he already HAS secreted revenge porn!

Now, the 29 -year-old is not just beefing up her personal security, but she’s taking another precaution of banning him from her fraternity image on Saturday night at Medusa Restaurant& Lounge in Atlanta. She’ll have four extra lookouts with her and the association owned has reportedly wished to accede to make sure #RobeBae doesn’t go into if he tries.

Hopefully the event “re going away” without a hitch!

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Videos show police officer fatally shooting transgender Georgia Tech student


Transgender activist and Georgia Tech Pride Alliance president Scout Schultz was shot and killed by a university officer early Sunday morning—and now, two videos have emerged capturing the activist’s interactions with police.

Police approached Schultz, who identified as non-binary and intersex, after a bystander called 911 and reported “a person with a knife and a gun” was on campus. Video footage does not show Schultz carrying a gun, but rather, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, they appear to have a multi-tool pocket knife with no blade drawn.

In one video obtained by BuzzFeed News, Schultz is shown walking slowly toward officers who demand the 21-year-old release the knife.

“Shoot me!” Schultz yells at the officers, to which one responds, “No, drop the knife.”

After Schultz stops and then begins walking over to police officers again, one officer opens fire, causing Schultz to collapse on the ground. Schultz was reportedly shot in the heart and died 30 minutes later at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Another video, posted on LiveLeak, shows the shooting from a less obscured angle. Three police officers are shown pointing weapons at Schultz as they slowly walk toward the officers. One officer then opens fire.

The two videos shed light into the altercation, which shows a locked-down area with multiple police officers cornering Schultz. As a result, many are left wondering why police shot the student in the first place. Schultz’s mother, Lynne Schultz, has since spoken out.

“Why didn’t they use some non-lethal force, like pepper spray or tasers?” she told the Journal-Constitution.

Lynne’s attorney Chris Stewart believes the student was suffering from a nervous breakdown but was not attempting to be shot by police officers.

“I think was having a mental breakdown and didn’t know what to do,” Stewart said to the Journal-Constitution. “The area was secured. There was no one around at risk.”

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has since begun investigating the incident, although the bureau’s press release uses Schultz’s deadname—a transgender person’s former name used prior to transitioning—which is a harmful and disrespectful practice. Ongoing media coverage on Schultz’s death has remained insensitive, with some outlets referring to Schultz by their former name, and others using the incorrect pronouns. Also, across the internet, some have mocked Schultz for being transgender, even on their memorial page.

LGBTQ activists have since spoken out against Schultz’s treatment in the wake of their death.

Schultz joins a growing list of transgender Americans who have been killed during 2017, many of whom faced disrespectful news coverage by local media. Violence is particularly targeted against transgender women, especially Black trans women. Previously in 2015, 22 transgender women were killed during the year, 19 of which were transgender women of color.

H/T BuzzFeed News

Update 10:15am, Sept. 19: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that Schultz had apparently been suicidal. They left behind three suicide notes and called 911, according to the Georgia Bureau of Investigations.

This only fuels the debate over whether police are trained and properly follow procedure when dealing with people with mental illness. A vigil for Schultz on campus Monday night gave way to violent protest, where a police car was set on fire. Two officers received minor injuries and three protesters were arrested.

Read more: https://www.dailydot.com/irl/scout-schultz-police-shooting-video/

Sex torture: American policing and the harassment of black males


Stop-and-frisks are merciless affirmations of police preeminence on African American men, through sexual abuse, torture and even terrorism

The officer must feel with feelings digits every parcel of the prisoners body. A thorough scour must be made of the prisoners forearms and armpits, waistline and back, the groin and areas about the testicles, and entire face of the legs down to the feet.

Police Manual, 1954

Heres what happens when you are stopped and cavorted. You are marching to work on a Monday morning. The cop automobile stops suddenly, two men with artilleries jump out, and they order you to face the building and put your hands up. They introduced their hands roughly all over your figure, one wring something in your pocket and asks you, Whats that? You take out your asthma inhaler and depict it to him. They pat you down one more time and then they just leave. They dont rationalize. Your neighbors are going by, some looking at you sympathetically and others like they are wondering what felony you committed.

You seem humiliated.

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Or you are going to visit your mummy in development projects. The lock on the door to the foyer is always busted, and the buzzer to her apartment is transgress too. You just hope the elevator is working because you dont feel like ambling up eight flights of stairs. Again.

You open the door and register the hallway. Four cops are waiting. You remember a couple of them from your previous visits to the neighborhood. One man asks where you are going. To inspect my mom, you say. Set your hands against the wall, another officer says. Why? Im just going to visit my momma. Trespass is the answer. You tell them, Im not transgressing. They smothered you.

Now its different situations. You put your hands on the wall. They kick your paws to spread your legs wider. They realise you taken away from your cap, they pat you up and down, they touch your private parts. Other parties penetrating the building look away partly to perpetuate your glory and partly because they hope that if they feign not to detect the cops, the policemen will feign not to notice them.

Nobody coming inside the building uses a key it would be ridiculous because the lock is shattered. The cops write you up a citation for trespass. One of the officers you have investigated before drags you aside and says when you go to court simply fetch proof of your mothers address and the reviewer will dismiss the case. Then they let you go. You dislike them with every fiber of your being.

What does it entail when police go around touching people who are, in the eyes of the existing legislation, innocent? Stop-and-frisks are merciless statements of police predominance of the street, communicating to African American boys through three ways of feeling a black soldier sexual harassment, torturing and even terrorism because this is objects of condescension by the state.

Los Angeles police district mob gang officers stop and frisk a mob member. Image: Robert Nickelsberg/ Getty Images

The police had be carried out in stop-and-frisks for decades before the supreme court got around to approving them in a case announced Terry v Ohio. The rehearsal began in the 1930 s. When police investigated African Americans doing things they thought were suspicious it was possible to driving an expensive car, training with white people or only hanging out on the reces police would routinely establish them prove determining, examine them and wonder them about where they made and what they were doing.

Most stops did not lead to arrests, but that has never truly been the aim of stop-and-frisk. Rather, the benefit that police gained was a tool for psychological warfare, according to Orlando W Wilson, head of the Chicago police department from 1960 -6 7 and one of the pioneers of modern policing. Stop-and-frisk is an effective law enforcement programme, Wilson concluded, because it creates the impression that the police are omnipresent.

Every supreme court case is a beast of its periods. In 1968, the year Terry v Ohiowas decided, wall street were wild. This was a new and troubling developing, because for much of the early part of the century, at least since the Depression, crime had been relatively low. But between 1960 and 1970, the violation charge increased by 135%.

For violent crimes such as homicide and crime, African American boys were disproportionately the perpetrators and disproportionately the main victims. There was a sense that the ghetto was out of verify, and that the main villains were black males. The police reacted aggressively. James Baldwin, writing in 1962, saw 😛 TAGEND

The only way to police a ghetto must therefore be inhuman … The button, the gun in the holster, and the fluctuate organization make vivid what happens should rebellion become overt … He are going through Harlem, hence, like an occupying soldier in a bitterly hostile country, which is precisely what, and where he is, and is the reason he saunters in twos and threes.

Of course, African Americans are not the only group that knows group-based suspicion. Law enforcement agents have also relied on the Terrydoctrine to profile Muslims and Arabs, particularly at airports. Latinos are the subject of special attention by Border Patrol agents. However, stop-and-frisk by local police officers disproportionately headache African American people. Its another example of the chokehold the construction of every black person as security threats, and the resulting legal and social apparatus to set him down at work.

For African American followers, stop-and-frisk is a form of government. It is the most visceral appearance on the part of states in their lives. Most pitch-black males have never been convicted of international crimes. About half of black gentlemen get arrested at some time during their lives. But almost every African American man gets stopped-and-frisked. Of my black male pals and colleagues between the ages of 20 and 70, I dont know one who hasnt been.

Stop-and-frisk is a central root of inequality, discrimination and police misuse. It is a threat to democratic values. Yet stop-and-frisk has a strange renown. It is the nations resulting misdemeanour ascendancy plan despite scant evidence that it actually works to make communities safer.

In an eight-block orbit of Brooklyn, New York, in a neighborhood called Brownsville, the police conducted virtually 52,000 stop-and-frisks over a period of about four years, from 2006 to 2010. This was an average of one each year for every occupant of this community.

But the stops were no longer gave haphazardly. Practically all the people stopped was a boy African American and Latino males. Men and boys aged 15 -3 4 made up almost 70% of the stops. A young male citizen of Brownsville get abducted and examined about five times a year.

Less than 1% of these police detentions resulted in seizures. In other messages, thousands of men and boys in this vicinity were grabbed by armed agents of the state and then are submitted to a careful journey of the outer face of a persons investing all over his or their own bodies, even though 99% of the time these people had committed no crime.

People who have been stopped-and-frisked help texts such as infringed, invaded and chumped to describe how it stirred them detect. It also may affect their actions: African American and Latino soldiers, including with regard to, tell legends about the measures they take to avoid being stopped-and-frisked; these steps may straddle from decisions about clothing and hair style to the kinds of cars they drive or the neighborhoods in which they choose to live.

Abuse of African American people has often had a sexual component. Black male victims of killing were frequently castrated, and then their penis were stuffed in their lips. A New York police officer slipped a broom handle into the anus of Abner Louima. In 1970, Philadelphia cops attacked three powers of the Black Panther Party, prescribed “the mens” to line up against a wall and piece, and then took photos of them. Police sometimes procure confessions by informing male believes if they dont cooperate with the police, they will be abused in prison.

Stop-and-frisk is also gendered, and sex. Searches are frisky. The police cop a seem. To accept its own position is to make oneself subservient one shift and offers his backside to other persons. Often other policemen participate, either as voyeurs or by doing another person at the same time.

In African American neighborhoods, it is not uncommon to see a row of young men facing a wall, each awaiting his turn to be patted down by one polouse, or a group pat-down committing several detectives and various young men. The correspondent Richard Goldstein, writing about the assault of Abner Louima, detected 😛 TAGEND

Several false-hearted suppositions determine our obliviousness to the erotic point in police inhumanity: that people are rarely the victims of sexual abuse, that straight people have no lesbian love, and that virility is limited to what we do in bottom. The first feeling permits police to push young black men to cease their throbs a common practice during street cavorts without gambling costs of sexual abuse( envisage what would happen if black maidens were subject to this medicine ); the second largest thought prevent us from dreaming that officers who specialize in such tactics might find them evoking; and the third blinds us to the connection between sadism and racism.

Police frolicked an African American man as other supposes lean against wall in Detroit, 1967. Photo: American Stock Archive/ Getty Images

The legal scholar Bernard Harcourt has furthermore observed a sex constituent in stop-and-frisk. He describes an meeting, registered in the supplement of a study of police rummages by the intellectuals Jon Gould and Stephen Mastrofski, between a lily-white police officer and an African American male, both in their late twenties.

The pitch-black humankind, who had been going a bicycle, was stopped-and-frisked by the police, who found no smuggled. The policeman then said to the black person: I bet you are obscuring[ narcotics] under your pellets. If you have drugs under your balls, I am going to fuck your dances up. As Harcourt pertains, repeating from the study by Gould and Mastrofski, The police officer then tells the young pitch-black doubt to get behind the police car, and pull his pants down to his ankles. The white police officer employs on some rubber gauntlets. He then embarks detecting around the black doubts testicles.

The officer still received no smuggled. He told the black man: I bet you are harbouring them in the cranny of your ass. You better not have them up your ass. Harcourt writes: The pitch-black being, at this item very compliant, inclination over, and spread his buttock. The white cop, still with his rubber gloves, then introduced his hand up[ the pitch-black followers] rectum.

The police still felt no evidence of international crimes. They told the pitch-black human he had been able to leave; he said thank you and razz off on his motorcycle. Harcourt poses a series of questions, including: What must have been going through the officers thoughts where reference is started putting on those rubber gloves? … Did he appear humiliated about being lily-white and putting his hands up a pitch-black souls rectum? Or did that arouse him? Do you think he knowledge some pleasure at the idea of probing a pitch-black mortal?

It is difficult for some to understand sexuality between boys when one or both men are perceived to be heterosexual. If I were describing a practice of police officers picking, at will, which girls they want to touch( and specially boys of dye choice white-hot girls ), the sexual constituent would seem obvious. Heteronormativity obscures what is going on between law enforcement agencies and pitch-black men.

Sometimes the police have literally tortured African American souls. I grew up in an all-black neighborhood in Chicago. One date, when I was about 13, I go my bicycle to the public library, which was in the white-hot neighborhood a few miles away. When I got close to the library, a policeman auto pulled up next to me and an officer reeled down his window and asked if the bike I was riding is accountable to me. Yes, I responded. Does that vehicle belongs to you? And I sped off.

When I got home I told my mother what I had done. She spanked me good. Didnt I know what happened to black boys who talked to the police like that? I was lucky to be alive. It was one of those whoopings when the parent bawlings as much as the child.

Former Chicago police Lt Jon Burge, who was was convicted of obstruction of justice. Picture: Charles Rex Arbogast/ AP

It turns out that my mother was right about the police. During this time, Chicago police officer Jon Burge was overseeing the torture of 118 pitch-black guys. He and his midnight gang of officers obligated admissions from supposes by methods that included staying electrical machines up their rectums, swarming soda in their snouts and burning them with curling irons.

Burges method of pick was the black box. This was an electrical machine that would be attached to people who were shackled to tables or chairs. One cable from the box would be placed on their hands, and the other on their ankles. An detective would then plaza a plastic pocket over the believes chief and crank up the electricity.

Anthony Holmes, one of Burges scapegoats, told prosecutors: When he reached me with the voltage, thats when I started gritting, hollering, calling … It[ experienced] like a thousand needles “re going through” my torso. And then after that, it simply[ experienced] like, you know it[ felt] like something exactly burning me from the inside, and, um, I shook, I gritted, I called, then I passed out.

Chicago has now invested more than $100 m analyse Burges midnight crew and compensating its scapegoats. Some of the people tortured into acknowledging have been freed, while others are still in prison. In 2011, Burge himself was convicted of impediment of justice and perjury and did four years in federal prison.

He still receives his pension from the Chicago police department.

Stop-and-frisk is not is expected to be sanction, but it feels that space to its preys. After the police have imprisoned you, seemed all over your torso, and then let you go, you are supposed to go about your business as if nothing of consequence has happened.

Most citizens dont take it personally when they are detained by a traffic light. Supporters of stop-and-frisk seem to feel that the Terryrule involving you to submit, often spread eagle, and almost always in public, while the police physically investigate you to see if they can arrest you for international crimes is somehow regulatory in the same sense as a traffic light. Except that the red light does not prefer to stop pitch-black males; the red light does not stop people as part of a achievement that substantiates its reign and control; the red light engages in no kinky sex misdemeanor while youre waiting for it to turn green; and the red light descends no solace from the public sight of submission to its order. And the police force do.

Stop-and-frisks signal that the police control the streets, and they signal this in a way that is, as Foucault described torturing, public, impressive, corporal and punitive. When one appreciates a sequence of black humankinds spread against a wall, the second is watching what Foucault called the exceedingly ceremonial of justice being expressed in all its force.

Stop-and-frisk punishes black gentlemen, its most consistent reproduce targets. It penalizes them for being pitch-black and male. In 99 Question, Jay-Z is asked by the officer who has stopped him 😛 TAGEND

Son, do you know what Im stopping you for?

Jay-Z acknowledgments:

Because Im young and Im black and my hats real low-grade .

The legal scholar Bennett Capers writes: Stops are a dressing down, a public shaming, the extremely stigmatic trauma that the[ supreme] courtroom has often, but not often enough, observed troubling.

During the 2013 Floyd trial in New York City, in which the NYPDs stop-and-frisk policy was being challenged, a former police captain testified that Ray Kelly, then the citys police commissioner, stated that stop-and-frisk concentrate on African American and Latino men because Kelly wanted to instill dread in them, every time they leave their home they could be stopped by the police.

An African American mother, writing on a blog about parenting, said this about her sons know-how growing up in New York City: The saddest part of all of this is hed begun to become immune to being stopped. He, like too many other gentlemen of color in this city, had become desensitized to being treated criminally. They take it as par for the course; they shrug it off and most will laughingly share their campaign floors. But listen closely and they are able to sound fury co-mingled with dishonour and a weary, willing acceptance.

One African American resident of Brooklyn told the New York Times, tenants dread the police force because you can get stopped at any time. The philosopher David Luban describes the torturers labor as inflicting pain one-on-one, purposely, up close and personal, in order to break the spirit of the victim in other words, to tyrannize and reign the victim.

The narrations of numerous black men who are subject to seize-and-search are the stories of men who have had their feels burst. They are afraid of the police. Stop-and-frisk illustrates who is in charge, and the consequences of disagreement. It commits the police the various kinds of expert over innocent people that they should not have in a republic.

The country that African American humanities live in is not free.

Copyright 2017 by Paul Butler. This excerpt initially was incorporated in Chokehold: Patrolling Black Men by Paul Butler, published by The New Press. Reprinted here with permission .

Illustration by Joe Magee

From Thor: Ragnarok to Stranger Things- 10 circumstances we learned from Comic-Con 2017


The annual love event in San Diego, with its customary combination of teasers, trailers and talks, threw spectators contributes on what to expect from next years hottest projects

Stranger Things season two will ramp up the 80 s nostalgia

Poor Will Byers might well rescued from the dark alternate dimension that is beginning to hemorrhage into the town of Hawkins, Indiana( otherwise known as the Upside Down) in the Netflix smash. But it looks as if his ordeal is not yet over. As our gang of pre-teens take a trip to the neighbourhood arcade to participate Don Bluths Dragons Lair video game, Will unexpectedly ascertains the Upside Down flash into actuality, with himself once again inside it. Whats more, a brand-new, bigger beast 10 experiences the dimensions of the Demogorgon from season one and with at the least six limbs appears to be marauding through the darkened skies.

The fact that this is revealed to the gothic musical strivings of Michael Jacksons Thriller complete with Vincent Prices doomy recital from the classic 1983 John Landis video combined with our heroes dressing up as the Ghostbusters to carry out their paranormal investigations, precisely sees it all the cool. Is that an actual ghost trap?

Michelle Pfeiffer will join Ant-Man and The Wasp

Pfeiffer was announced as Janet Van Dyne, the original Wasp in the comic book, at Marvels panel on 22 July. She will appear in Peyton Reeds upcoming sequel Ant-Man and the Wasp, as the mother of the new Wasp, Evangeline Lilys Hope Van Dyne, and ex-partner of the original Ant-Man, Michael Douglass Hank Pym.

Michelle Pfeiffer believes her superhero alternatives. Image: Craig Blankenhorn/ AP

Fans of the comic books will be aware that the character of Janet Van Dyne is a subject of some polemic in the Marvel world, thanks predominantly to a 1980 s occurrence in which she was assaulted by Pym during a row. Marvels latest form of the size-shifting superhero is, of course, the second Ant-Man, Scott Lang, a role that will be reprised by Paul Rudd in the brand-new cinema. There has been little indication of Pyms murky past so far in the comic book big-screen carry, so gives hope it stands that way.

Could there be The Walking Dead without zombies?

Season eight of the zombie holocaust demonstrate examines as if it will be all about the crusade between Ricks admirers, backed up by King Ezekels heavily armoured tribe, and the Saviours, led by everybodys favourite nonchalant psychopath, Negan. But after approximately four and a half hours of brutal war, its the final shoot of Andrew Lincolns Rick Grimes, apparently a decade older and waking up in a infirmary berth, that leaves us with the most subjects. Is this some kind of flash-forward to a future without zombies?

Ben Afflecks reign as the dark knight isnt over just yet

It hasnt been the easiest duration for Affleck since he signed on to play the dark cavalier. Pitting the DC Extended Universes two biggest beasts against one another in Batman v Superman: Sunrise of Justice turned out to be a really bad method to launch a superhero cinematic cosmo. And while Affleck impressed as the caped crusader, he found himself battling against both Zack Snyders wrongheaded interpreting of Gothams shadowy guard and the Watchmen administrators convoluted and unwieldy assaults at world-building.

Since then, the negative publicity hasnt stopped. First, Affleck exposed he was walking away from any intention to direct himself in upcoming solo outing The Batman; then his successor, War for the Planet of the Apes Matt Reeves, disclosed that he had completely abandoned his predecessors write. On 21 July, the Hollywood Reporter indicated studio Warner Bros was primed to go one pace further and do its best to usher out Afflecks Batman altogether. But at the panel for DCs upcoming Justice League, the actor and chairman confirmed he has no plans to give up the cape.

Let me be very clear, said Affleck. I am the luckiest guy in the world. Batman is the coolest its participation in any world, DC or Marvel. The actor also said he would be an parrot on the sand for Matt Reeves, whose standing in Hollywood could not be higher in the wake of his triumphant shepherding of the second and third instalments of the current Planet of the Apes trilogy.

The Hulk will find his singer in Thor: Ragnarok

The dark-green machine has been a part of the Marvel cinematic cosmo for the best part of a decade, but weve scarcely sounded him mutter more than the curious word in all that time. Now, following Mark Ruffalos suggestions that the superheros temperament is beginning to merge with that of Bruce Banner, the new Comic-Con trailer for Thor: Ragnarok showcases a Hulk whos unexpectedly capable of entire sentences, as “hes in” some comic book iterations. While a Hulk solo movie still examines a long way off, this will be a pleasing developed for devotees of the morose behemoth, and suggests Ragnaroks cribbing from the classic 2006 graphic romance Planet Hulk isnt just limited to the inclusion of Sakaar and all those stupendous gladiator battles.

Star Trek: Discoverys new hero is Spocks sister

You might feel Leonard Nimoys pointy-eared alien would have mentioned a human sibling at some degree during his near half-century stint in the character, but probably CBSs brand-new infinite tale will address the previous is a lack of Sonequa Martin-Greens Star Fleet first officer Michael Burnham from official canon at some stage during the first season. The Comic-Con panel for the prove on 22 July revealed that Burnham, who is female but has deliberately been given a male given name, already adopted by Spocks Vulcan father Sarek, here give full play to Gotham and True Blood alumnus James Frain, as a child.

The brand-new trailer discloses Discovery will focus on a loom conflict between the Federation and a resurgent Klingon empire. Burnham is second in bid on the USS Shenzhou, whose captain is Michelle Yeohs Philippa Georgiou. The 15 -episode show takes target a decade before the events of the first Star Trek TV demo, and is wholly separate from the reset timeline currently being followed in the big-screen instalments. There is no word hitherto on whether Spock himself is likely to make an appearance.

In Blade Runner 2049, Rick Deckards world has changed beyond recognition

What kind of a movie would the original Blade Runner have been without Rutger Hauers careening final sermon as the croaking Roy Batty? It seems were about to find out, as the weekend board for Denis Villeneuves Blade Runner 2049 revealed the replicants of mid-2 1st century LA now have an open-ended lifespan. A brand-new timeline available to read online here crowds in the gaps between the events of 2019, seen in Ridley Scotts doom-laden sci-fi classic, and the new episode. We discover that the Tyrell Corporation exhausted a brand-new prototype of replicant, the Nexus 8, in 2020 to supersede the decommissioned Nexus 6s. These was later swopped, in 2036, to the presumably safer Nexus 9s, which also have no limit on their lifespans.

How does this feed into the age-old conundrum over whether Harrison Fords Rick Deckard is himself a replicant? Well, it certainly suggests that both he and Rachel might readily have been age-unlimited examples, though that would not explain why Deckard himself appears to have been subject to a very human ageing process. What it does do is remove from the Blade Runner world the superb pathos of the replicants short lives, surely a analogy for the brevity of the human condition. As Edward James Olmoss Gaff tells Deckard, at the end of the original movie: Its too bad she wont live, but then again who does? Such symbolism now seems to have been itself lost in time, like weepings in rain.

The robots will continue to wreak retaliation in Westworld season two

After mass host-on-guest slaughter broke out during the course of its final episode of Westworlds debut season, you are able to anticipate the authorities concerned would be called in to shut down the ballpark early in season two. But 22 Julys panel for the testify, which doesnt reappearance until 2018, assured the freeing of a trailer describe Evan Rachel Woods Dolores and James Marsdens Teddy gleefully hunting down their former tormentors indicating the robots retaliate has not been able to been fully passed. Theres likewise a shot of Jeffrey Wrights restored Bernard Lowe next to a dead tiger, and a brief incident boasting a blood-spattered Mortal in Black( Ed Harris ). Where the Emmy award-winning present hurtles to in season two persists shrouded in mystery, but it looks like well be staying in Westworld itself, rather than leader out into wider vistas.

The virtual-reality world of Ready Player One is fitted with pop-culture phenomena

William Gibsons cult 1984 notebook Neuromancer, widely considered the original cyberpunk romance, represents a perception of cyberspace so alien to our insights with its heavy help of invented technobabble that its murky virtual-reality world is almost impenetrable. Not so Steven Spielbergs upcoming adjustment of Ernest Clines sci-fi fiction Ready Player One, which offers us a Matrix-like technosphere occupied by cheerfully familiar pop-culture stalwarts. The weekend board for the movie considered the release of a introduction trailer, in which gamer Wade Watts combats against and alongside The Iron Giant, an orc from The Lord of the Rings and Freddy Krueger from the Nightmare on Elm Street movies, in a dystopian 2044. All of a sudden, Ed Sheeran passing up in Game of Thrones doesnt seem roughly so incongruous.

The Defenders have work to do to reignite Netflixs Marvel shows

The first trailer for The Defenders, which debuted at Marvel TV panel on 21 July, proposes the ensemble superhero depict has work to do in order to convince us its worth binge-streaming next month, especially after the disappointment of the second half of Luke Cages debut season not to mention the whitewashed auto clang that was Iron Fist.

Sigourney Weaver participates Alexandra, who appears to be a representative for evil ninja clan The Hand, which to our remember has been set on taking over New York since at the least season two of Daredevil but apparently hasnt fairly got there yet. The problem with these Netflix depicts is the low-level posts: the baddies never seem to want to hold the entire city in subjugation; they are generally merely want to profit by limiting neighbourhood misdemeanour rackets, preparing them up in opposition to the neighbourhood superheroes who want to keep the streets cleanse.

When Marvel began its Netflix experiment, this low-key approaching was a accepted succour from the CGI mega-destruction of the big-screen outings, but The Defenders surely needs to up the bet with a more ambitiously evil strategy if its to vindicate raising all these street-level heroes together for an epic showdown.