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Obama Joins the Rest of Twitter in Telling the New York Times to GTFO with This Peas in Guac Insanity

Obama Joins the Rest of Twitter in Telling the New York Times to GTFO with This Peas in Guac Insanity

At 1:51 pm ET on Wednesday, July 1st, The New York Times suggested to Twitter that they add green peas to their guacamole. The paper of record told us to trust them. Add green peas to your guacamole. Trust us. http://t.co/7imMY9c2ph pic.twitter.com/oeOMt2qgmh — The New York Times (@nytimes) July 1, 2015 The recipe, by Melissa Clark, is about 90% your …

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Marijuana Legalization Debate Creates Sharp Divide

“The Times They Are a-Changin’” sang Bob Dylan in the title track of his 1964 album by the same name. And very few issues underscore how much they’re changing in modern day America than the movement to legalize marijuana. Although marijuana has been regulated as a drug by every state since the mid-1930s, it was first listed as a Schedule …

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Hilary Duff Rocks Bikini in “Chasing the Sun” Video

Hilary Duff is rocking a black bikini in the video for her comeback single “Chasing the Sun.” The song and video officially released on Tuesday, although it leaked online the day before. Duff described it as a “light and fun summer song.” Colbie Caillat, Toby Gad, and Jason Reeves co-wrote the tune, which Duff hopes “helps people to feel a …

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Maureen Dowd’s Paranoid Pot Ramblings, at Your Fingertips, for Just $6 per Month

Yes, I’m kind of mixing a couple of stories here, but two interesting things happened today in New York Times land. First, the venerable newspaper launched a new digital subscription for Opinions only, and second, columnist Maureen Dowd got really, really high (and lived to tell the tale!). The New York Times has focused their paywall options to allow readers …

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NYC Teacher Contract A “Landmark” Agreement

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a “landmark” labor deal on Thursday with New York City’s largest teachers’ union, the New York Times is reporting. The deal will set the framework for other outstanding contracts with the municipal workforce, officials said. The teachers’ union known as the United Federation of Teachers has been without a contract for four and a half …

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Paulina Gretzky Makes Cover Of Golf Digest

Paulina Gretzky has made the cover of Golf Digest, dressed in a sports bra and form-fitting white pants, much to the dismay of LPGA tour players who believe they don’t get the respect as golfers that they deserve. The issue has come under fire for featuring Paulina Gretzky, who has yet to earn her LPGA playing card and whose claim …

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James Franco Comments On Shia LaBeouf’s Behavior

James Franco may poke fun at himself a bit when he’s with his buddies in films like “Pineapple Express” and “This Is The End”, but that doesn’t mean he hasn’t taken a lot of criticism regarding his artsy inspirations and creative decisions. Labeled at times as pretentious and others as unfocused, Franco seems to shrug it off in favor of …

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Woody Allen Responds To Molestation Accusations

Woody Allen asked last week to be allowed to respond to adopted daughter Dylan Farrow’s claims that he molested her in a public forum, and on Friday the New York Times published an op-ed piece containing his defense, plus accusations that his ex, Mia Farrow, coached Dylan to accuse Allen of sexual abuse. Dylan Farrow’s story hasn’t changed over the …

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Woody Allen Finally Responds to Abuse Claims

Woody Allen doesn’t attend award shows and rarely gives interviews. However, the normally shy, reserved 78-year-old film director cannot stay quiet any longer. Finally, after two decades, he is giving his side of the story. On February 1, his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow, 28, renewed her claim that Allen molested her as a 7-year-old child. She posted her accusation in …

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Dylan Farrow Had Op-Ed Piece Turned Down

Dylan Farrow, who saw her op-ed piece containing allegations of sexual abuse against Woody Allen published by the New York Times on Saturday, initially had it rejected by the LA Times. Farrow, who was adopted by Allen and Mia Farrow as a child, says in the piece that Allen began abusing her when she was just seven years old, and …

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Woody Allen May Get Op-Ed Piece Published

When Woody Allen was honored with the Cecil B. Demille lifetime achievement award at this year’s Golden Globes–by his good friend Diane Keaton, who praised him during her speech as she accepted on his behalf–his son Ronan Farrow and ex-wife Mia took to Twitter to express their dismay. “Missed the Woody Allen tribute – did they put the part where …

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Chen Guangbiao Now Trying to Buy Wall Street Journal

Chen Guangbiao, a Chinese businessman and philanthropist completely unknown in the United States before this month, first made news in the United States through his proposal to purchase the New York Times. On January 5, Chen published an opinion piece in the state-owned, Chinese-based paper, the Global Times. In that letter, Chen stated his serious intentions about acquiring the New …

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