Jimmy Kimmel Finds A Fundamental Flaw With Trump Lawyers’ Attempt To Stop Book Release

The comedian noted on his late-night show Thursday that Trump’s lawyers’  tried to stop the release of Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House by sending cease-and-desist letters to Wolff and publisher Henry Holt & Co. Kimmel had some advice for the president: “I wasn’t going to buy the book, I was just gonna read the excerpts in magazines and move on,” Kimmel added. “But now that Trump’s lawyers are going all-out to try to stop this book from being published, I’m buying 20 copies! I can’t buy enough of these books!” RELATED COVERAGE Ellen DeGeneres Ridicules Eric Trump Over…

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18 Hilarious Book Dedications From Literary Geniuses

You’ve finished your magnum opus, the culmination of your artistic endeavors, now what do you do?  Throwing in a savagely hilarious dedication is a great place to start.   1 Pin It Via fashionjournal 2 The dedication in Matteson Perry’s ‘Available’ Pin It Via TurnedOff 3 Pin It Via TurnedOff 4 Pin It Via TurnedOff 5 Pin It Via TurnedOff 6 Pin It Via TurnedOff 7 Pin It Via TurnedOff 8 Pin It Via TurnedOff 9 Pin It Via TurnedOff 10 Pin It Via TurnedOff 11 Pin It Via TurnedOff 12 Pin It Via TurnedOff 13 Pin It Via TurnedOff…

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The original ‘Silence Breaker’ who didn’t make that cover plus more kick-ass black women.

This is the sixth edition of “This week in black women,” a weekly column dedicated to signal-boosting the black women who make the world spin. This week, I’m cheering for Atlanta’s mayor-elect, Tarana Burke, and two books sure to land on your wishlist. Support these women! Pay these women! Follow them! Encourage them! Let’s do this. “We see you”: Tarana Burke In 2006, activist Tarana Burke founded the Me Too movement as a way to help survivors of sexual assault and violence. More than a decade later, Burke’s work became part of a pivotal national conversation about survivors and sexual…

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The last great internet debate of 2017 is: How should you cut your toast?

How do you cut your toast? It matters.  Just as 2017 comes to a close, the internet isn’t done arguing with itself for the year yet. The most recent flame war is over how people cut their toast, and why any other answer than the one you choose is wrong. Twitter user, hallamnation fired the first shots over the weekend by tweeting three debatable options for the preferred methods of cutting toast.   SEE ALSO: This bakery is selling bread made from insects After that bread pops out the toaster and you smother it with butter you have a variety…

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Could ‘Wolverine: The Long Night’ be the start of the ‘Marvel Podcast Universe’?

Image: marvel Wolverine has explored plenty of territory in his 43-year history at Marvel — from comics to computer games, big screen to small — but come 2018, he’ll venture into a whole new frontier: his own podcast. Mashable can exclusively reveal that the beloved X-Men character will headline Marvel’s first-ever scripted podcast, Wolverine: The Long Night, a 10-episode serialized story that will debut exclusively on podcast network Stitcher Premium in Spring 2018 as part of a partnership between Marvel and Stitcher, before rolling out across all other podcast platforms in the fall. SEE ALSO: Watch Hugh Jackman transform into…

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Netflixs first Mark Millar project is a comic called The Magic Order

Netflix is launching its first project with Wanted creator Mark Millar, since acquiring Millarworld, the publishing company he owns and operates with Lucy Millar. The plan is to develop TV, films and even kids’ shows based on Millarworld properties, but the first thing Netflix will release from the team is actually a comic, to be sold both in digital and print formats, called ‘The Magic Order.’ The six-issue series is written by Mark Millar, and includes art by Olivier Coipel, who previously did work for Marvel on Thor, The Avengers and other series. The story centers around a family team of…

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How One Woman’s Digital Life Was Weaponized Against Her

The first time the police arrived on her doorstep, in March of 2015, Courtney Allen was elated. She rushed to the door alongside her dogs, a pair of eager Norwegian elkhounds, to greet them. “Is this about our case?” she asked. The police looked at her in confusion. They didn’t know what case she was talking about. Courtney felt her hope give way to a familiar dread. Three days earlier, Courtney and her husband, Steven, had gone to the police headquarters in Kent, Washington, a suburb of Seattle, and reported that, for the past few months, they had been the…

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Facebooks Workplace, now at 30,000 orgs, adds Chat desktop apps and group video chat

It’s been once year since Workplace, Facebook’s social network designed specifically for businesses and other organizations, came out of beta to take on the likes of Slack, Atlassian, Microsoft and others in the world of enterprise collaboration. Now, with 30,000 organizations using Workplace across some 1 million groups (more than double the figures Facebook published April), Facebook is stepping on the gas again. Today, the company is releasing a desktop app for Workplace Chat, with new features like screen sharing and, in coming months, group video chat, which will let people create virtual “rooms” of up to 50 people for interactive video…

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Here’s why Obama stays quiet as Trump attacks his legacy

Washington (CNN)With each passing day, President Donald Trump unravels another piece of Barack Obama’s legacy. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program. The Paris climate accords. The Iran nuclear deal. Transgender people serving in the military. And, now, that most personal of policies for the former president: The Affordable Care Act. Hillary Clinton has been more vocal, politically, since her election defeat. But neither has engaged, day-to-day, against Trump, which has left Democrats, whose power was so humbled with their election loss, with a leadership vacuum. While Trump and his Republican majorities on Capitol Hill were unable to deliver on…

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