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Bachelor star Maddy Carver disses Locky and Irena’s relationship

While it seems like nothing could get in the way of Locklan ‘Locky’ Gilbert and his Bachelor winner Irena Srbinovska … former Bachie contestant Maddy Carver has other thoughts.While chatting to Hobart’s Jimmy & Nath on Thursday, the 25-year-old school teacher admitted that she “can’t see them getting married.”RELATED: ‘Angry text’ Bach star sent Locky“Locky…

Emily in Paris is pure escapism

There is a lot to like about Netflix series Emily in Paris.First up, it is as visually delectable as the window of any French patisserie, every frame splashed with warm, bright colours, attractive actors and beautiful clothes.Second, it’s a seductive postcard tour of Paris where characters frequently walk the banks of the Seine with iconic…

Stop blaming the moderator. The debate debacle was Donald Trump’s fault and no one else’s

“Mr President. Mr President. President Trump. Please,” Chris Wallace pleaded.Yesterday’s atrocity of a presidential debate was littered with quotes like this from the moderator as he tried, with no success whatsoever, to get Donald Trump to shut up.“Mr President, can you let him finish sir?”“Let him speak.”“Please let him speak, Mr President.”“Let me ask my…

Sydney man Thomas McGuirk speaks out, ‘deeply sorry’ for ‘vile’ Tinder messages

The Sydney man who sent multiple women “disgusting” messages when they rejected his advances has spoken out about the shocking incident that went viral and cost him his job and reputation. On Friday, Ebonie Sanderson shared audio messages she received from a man named Tom in which he could be heard calling her a “disgusting…
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Michelle Obama shares sympathy with viewers ‘turned off’ by Trump-Biden debate

Former first lady Michelle Obama on Wednesday said she understood those who were “turned off” by President Trump’s behavior during Tuesday's first presidential debate.“I feel you. Believe me, I do,” Obama told her 42 million Instagram followers and 17 million Twitter followers one day after Trump debated Democratic nominee Joe Biden in Cleveland. “But we can’t…
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Stacey Solomon says Joe Swash is ‘trying to get me pregnant again’ after dismissing fears they had split

STACEY Solomon told fans that boyfriend Joe Swash is "trying to get me pregnant" - hours after dismissing rumours they were on the rocks. The ex-EastEnder, 38, performed one of her favourite sexy activities as he slowly cleaned windows in a tight white shirt, like the Diet Coke guy from the 90s ads. 5 Joe…

13 Times Meghan Markle Copied Princess Diana’s Style

Meghan Markle and the late Princess Diana have many things in common, from a love for Prince Harry to a passion for philanthropy. When the Duke and Duchess of Sussex announced they were stepping back as senior royals, chat and comparisons between Meghan and Harry's mother reignited.In a statement last year, the Prince compared the…

I don’t care about Adele’s body, but I’m frustrated by the response

This week, a 32-year-old woman broke the internet by taking a picture where she appeared smaller than the last time she was photographed. Sure, that woman is pretty famous for being an incredibly talented singer-songwriter, but from the coverage you’d be forgiven for thinking that the most impressive thing she ever did was fit into…

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A supermarket worker was spat at by a customer attempting to stockpile Pot Noodles while another was told: "I hope you get...

Rubio and the Rise of the Neoreactionaries

Maybe the Republican establishment is finally ready to part ways with its market fundamentalismOnly the reactionary is really capable of being a moderate. Only we stand sufficiently aloof from modernity to judge it dispassionately. A healthy pessimism inoculates us against the two really fatal temptations in politics: reckless optimism and impotent despair. T.S. Eliot summed…

Post-Cold War Triumphalism and Kennan’s Warning

George F. Kennan in 1947  (Library of Congress) Andrew Bacevich describes how the U.S. learned all the wrong lessons from the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of the Cold War:You won’t hear it from any of the candidates vying to succeed Trump, but we are still haunted by our false conception of…

The Modernity of Robinson Crusoe, an American Art Pioneer, and Resurrecting James Dean

Washington’s new language museum, Planet Word, will open on May 31st: “The museum will be housed in the historic Franklin School Building, built by architect Adolf Cluss in 1869. History nerds know it as the place where Alexander Graham Bell made the first-ever wireless voice transmission in 1880. Visitors to the free museum will encounter…

The Forgotten Treasure In These American Lands

“All that is constant about the California of my childhood is the rate at which it disappears.”—Joan Didion, “Notes From a Native Daughter”Idaho’s Treasure Valley lies in the western Snake River plain, a stretch of semi-arid land with sagebrush-covered hillsides and green river valleys. My great-great-great-grandparents homesteaded there in the early 20th century. As a…
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Bachelor star Maddy Carver disses Locky and Irena’s relationship

While it seems like nothing could get in the way of Locklan ‘Locky’ Gilbert and his Bachelor winner Irena Srbinovska … former Bachie contestant Maddy Carver has other thoughts.While chatting to Hobart’s Jimmy & Nath on Thursday, the 25-year-old school teacher admitted that she “can’t see them getting married.”RELATED: ‘Angry text’ Bach star sent Locky“Locky…

Emily in Paris is pure escapism

There is a lot to like about Netflix series Emily in Paris.First up, it is as visually delectable as the window of any French patisserie, every frame splashed with warm, bright colours, attractive actors and beautiful clothes.Second, it’s a seductive postcard tour of Paris where characters frequently walk the banks of the Seine with iconic…

Stop blaming the moderator. The debate debacle was Donald Trump’s fault and no one else’s

“Mr President. Mr President. President Trump. Please,” Chris Wallace pleaded.Yesterday’s atrocity of a presidential debate was littered with quotes like this from the moderator as he tried, with no success whatsoever, to get Donald Trump to shut up.“Mr President, can you let him finish sir?”“Let him speak.”“Please let him speak, Mr President.”“Let me ask my…
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The race to save jobs: European governments step in to pay wages

A supermarket worker was spat at by a customer attempting to stockpile Pot Noodles while another was told: "I hope you get...

Bette Midler Speaks on ‘Hocus Pocus’ Sequel

Now that it’s October and people have Halloween on the brain, some are ready to revisit their favorite seasonal films. For many, Hocus Pocus is on the list and the 1993 classic can’t be mentioned without fans talking about the sequel. Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, and Bette Midler starred in the original, and Midler…

Seagram’s Heiress Sentenced In Nxivm Sex Trafficking Ring Case

Clare Bronfman, the Seagram's liquor fortune heir, was sentenced to 81-months in prison for her role in protecting Keith Raniere, the disgraced leader of Nxivm, who was convicted of turning women into sex slaves. John Minchillo/AP hide caption toggle caption John Minchillo/AP Clare Bronfman, the Seagram's liquor fortune heir, was sentenced to 81-months in prison…

‘Love Island’ Season 2 Winners Justine and Caleb on Their Future and $100,000 Prize

Congrats to new Love Island winners Justine and Caleb!The happy couple was still riding high after winning the $100,000 grand prize and securing the majority of America's vote on Wednesday's season 2 finale when they hopped on Zoom to talk to ET's Ash Crossan about their big life-changing moment.  "Super pumped! Really excited. It's not hit yet," Justine, 27, admitted. "Like,…

‘The Bachelor’: Chris Harrison Clears Up a Rumor About Matt James’ Season

When Matt James signed off social media in late September 2020, Bachelor Nation fans thought the ABC Food Tours co-founder was ready to start filming The Bachelor Season 25. Now, host Chris Harrison has debunked those rumors. But even so, it seems the new season will begin production very soon. Matt James signs off Instagram…
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