Americans hate politics, right? The disingenuousness, the backstabbing, the sycophancy, the preening and posturing, the empowered elite, the way wealth buys influence, the dynastic nature of it, the sense that good people get torn apart, the way it feels disconnected from the concerns of The People. But we love to watch all that on TV.Story Continued Below When “Game of Thrones” airs its final episode on Sunday, it will end the last water-cooler show currently on television—ubiquitous, inescapable and era-defining. And it also marks the end of an astonishing run of political TV. For all the medieval froofery and baroque violence, GoT was fundamentally a political drama—a show built around the quest for power, the conflict between idealism and pragmatism, and the uncomfortably blurred lines between “hero” or “villain” when it comes to exercising real power. Its counterpart on the comedy side was “Veep,” the sitcom that also … [Read more...] about No ‘Game of Thrones’ or ‘Veep’? Here’s What To Watch Next.
Abby Ohlheiser and Ian Shapira, The Washington Post Published 2:24 pm CDT, Sunday, October 28, 2018 This image widely distributed by US media on October 27, 2018 shows a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) ID picture of Robert Bowers, the suspect of the attack at the Tree of Life synagogue during a baby naming ceremony in Pittsburgh, Pensylvania. - Eleven people were killed and six injured in a Pittsburgh synagogue shooting, the city's public safety director Wendell Hissrich said, an attack the FBI is investigating as a federal hate crime. Authorities confirmed the suspect in custody was Robert Bowers, whose actions Scott Brady, the US attorney for Pennsylvania's Western District, said "represent the worst of humanity." less This image widely distributed by US media on October 27, 2018 shows a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) ID picture of Robert Bowers, the suspect of the attack at the Tree of Life synagogue during a baby ... more … [Read more...] about How Gab became a white supremacist sanctuary before it was linked to the Pittsburgh suspect
Video PUBLISHED: 16:40 22 September 2018 | UPDATED: 16:40 22 September 2018 Christoph Zimmermann is the only players starting at Loftus Road who started the 4-1 defeat at QPR last season Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Norwich City have named an unchanged starting XI for this evening’s Championship clash at Queens Park Rangers, keeping faith with youngster Todd Cantwell in midfield. The 20-year-old impressed during his league debut in midweek and continues to cover for the injured Onel Hernandez, with in-form forward Teemu Pukki continuing to lead the line.There are changes on the bench though, with Michael McGovern returning as goalkeeper cover due to Aston Oxborough’s knock, and Louis Thompson shaking off his hamstring strain to feature as a substitute.The Canaries are chasing a third successive win, following a 1-0 home win over Middlesbrough last weekend and a 2-1 success at Reading on Wednesday night.QPR make three changes, with Angel … [Read more...] about Starting XIs: Canaries boss Farke keeps faith with Cantwell for QPR clash
PUBLISHED: 17:05 15 September 2018 | UPDATED: 17:20 15 September 2018 Teemu Pukki of Norwich celebrates scoring his side’s 1st goal during the Sky Bet Championship match at Carrow Road, Norwich Picture by Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Ltd +44 7904 640267 15/09/2018 ©Focus Images Limited www.focus-images.co.uk +447814 482222 Norwich City have breathed fresh life into their season with an unexpected 1-0 victory over high-flying Middlesbrough, thanks to a fourth goal of the season from summer signing Teemu Pukki. The Finland international poked home in the 58th minute to reward a really positive performance from the Canaries and inflict a first defeat of the season on the visitors.City head coach Daniel Farke made two changes to his starting XI, bringing Christoph Zimmermann into the centre of defence of injured skipper Grant Hanley.He also dropped striker Jordan Rhodes to the bench and pushed Pukki further forward – after two goals during the international break … [Read more...] about Norwich City 1 Middlesbrough 0 – In-form Pukki the hero to earn superb victory
PUBLISHED: 14:22 13 September 2018 | UPDATED: 14:22 13 September 2018 Tim Krul is Norwich City's highest rated player on FIFA 19. Picture: Paul Chesterton/Focus Images Paul Chesterton Tim Krul is Norwich City’s best player. That’s according to the latest rating on the FIFA computer game series.A demo for the latest instalment, FIFA 19, was released on Thursday and we can reveal the Norwich City ratings.The Dutch international, who joined on a free transfer this summer, tops the list with a rating of 75 with Timm Klose on 74 and City’s outcast striker Nelson Oliveira the third highest rated with a score of 73.Of the signings this summer Moritz Leitner has a rating of 72 with Emi Buendia a point further back on 71 alongside Kenny McLean, who arrived from Aberdeen during the close season.MORE: Louis Thompson fitness boostPerhaps the most surprising is that City’s highly-rated youngster Jamal Lewis, who broke into the first team last season, and is being keenly … [Read more...] about Norwich City’s FIFA 19 player ratings revealed