TV tonightAfter sitting out a year, “Game of Thrones” — with 22 nominations — is back and looking to dominate again at “The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards.” But plenty of rookies, including “GLOW,” “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” and “Barry” also hope to nab some hardware. 7 p.m., NBCChuck Barney, Tribune News ServiceI’ve been a fan of Jason Bateman’s since he played rich kid Derek Taylor in “Silver Spoons” and had a role on “Little House in the Prairie” in the early 1980s. Bateman, 49, now is acting and directing in the darkly entertaining Netflix original drama series “Ozark.” He stars as money-laundering financial adviser Marty Byrde, who moves his wife (the excellent Laura Linney) and two children to Missouri lake country after landing on the wrong side of a Mexican drug cartel. Vanity Fair magazine calls it the “true successor to ‘Breaking Bad.’” … [Read more...] about Pikes Pick: The next “Breaking Bad”?
PUBLISHED: 12:27 22 March 2018 | UPDATED: 12:34 22 March 2018 Kat Leeming & Aaron Walawalkar Jaikishen Patel, 26, was jailed for 11 years and two months in jail. Photo: NCA Archant A Redbridge pharmacology student involved in a dark web drugs trafficking ring has been sentenced to 11 years and two months in jail. Clockwise from top left: Joshua Morgan, James Roden, Basil Assaf and Elliot Hyams. Photo: NCAThe ring - composed of four University of Manchester students - were sentenced to a total of 49 years and 8 months at Manchester Crown Court yesterday (March 21). Jaikashen Patel, of Woodford Avenue, plead guilty to conspiracy to import, export and supply controlled drugs at an earlier hearing. His three conspirators Elliott Hyams, 26, of of Barnsbury Street, Islington; James Roden, 25, of Half Moon Lane, Herne Hill; and Basil Assad, 26, of Corringway, Ealing also plead guilty.Led by Assaf, the group sent drugs including LSD, ecstasy and ketamine to … [Read more...] about Breaking Bad-inspired drug trafficker from Redbridge is jailed
A “BREAKING Bad” drug lab for cooking Crystal Meth has been uncovered on Hampstead Heath. The makeshift drug factory was discovered by a walker in woodland on the famous heath in North London. It was concealed by camouflaged sheeting and the den was covered over by bramble and foliage. The discovery of the Crystal Meth lab on Tuesday afternoon initially sparked a terrorist alert. The Met’s counter-terrorism command were notified and attended the scene, but ruled out bomb-making links. One source said: “There were glass jars, bottles, liquids and paraphernalia which led to fears that someone was making bombs. “Further checks established it was in fact a makeshift laboratory for manufacturing Crystal Meth. “Police apparently believe whoever set it up probably got the idea from watching the programme Breaking Bad.” In the award-wining American crime drama, chemistry teacher Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston, starts making Crystal Meth after … [Read more...] about Real life ‘Breaking Bad’ style outdoor meth lab uncovered on London’s leafy Hampstead Heath
"Better Call Saul" and the delivery app Postmates are cooking up something special for fans this week. Los Pollos Hermanos, Gus Fring's fictitious chicken joint from "Breaking Bad" and its prequel series "Better Call Saul" will be delivering lunch starting Monday. Man Hit Doc, Lit Bed on Fire for Not Getting Treatment: Cops If you live New York City or Los Angeles, you can order a mini-meal of fried chicken and curly fries from Los Pollos Hermanos Monday through Wednesday using the Postmates app. Delivery is free, courtesy of the AMC dramedy. Postmates teased the special on Twitter along with a 30-second commercial featuring drug kingpin Fring (Giancarlo Esposito) himself. "The best ingredients. The spiciest spices. Definitely nothing illegal. That's the Los Pollos Hermanos promise," the on-demand service tweeted. NYC Teacher: I Was Fired for Outing Students Who Harassed Me Show writers Peter Gould, Gennifer Hutchinson and Tom … [Read more...] about NYC ‘Breaking Bad’ Fans Can Now Order Los Pollos Hermanos on Postmates
Health Psychology Princeton University There’s no perfect time to break bad news—but dropping hard-to-handle information while a person is already stressed can have a big difference, according to research. What is known as the optimism bias forms the basis of research published in The Journal of Neuroscience. In general, we are optimistic about life events such as marriage or avoiding car accidents. We hope our marriages will last and we'll cross the road pain-free. But what happens when we are already stressed? This is the question the authors sought to answer. Dr. Neil Garrett, who is co-authored the study at University College London before joining the Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University, told Newsweek people are generally optimistic in calm conditions. "This means that they ignore bad news telling them that the future is worse than they expected but embrace good news telling them that the future is going to better." Recommended Slideshows 51 … [Read more...] about What Is the Optimisim Bias? Study Reveals Best Time to Break Bad News