How much would fictional houses cost in real life?

April 27, 2017

(CNN)From Great Gatsby’s luxury estate to Count Dracula’s Transylvanian lair and Amelie Poulain’s tiny Parisian pad, the houses in which our favorite fictional characters reside are often inspired by real-life properties. CNN tracked down some of literary and cinematographic history’s most famous Post codes and calculated their value in today’s property markets. Use the slider tool to reveal their prices. The Great Gatsby (1925), F. Scott Fitzgerald …


Sen. Elizabeth Warren: Party identification is ‘starting to shift’

April 25, 2017

Washington (CNN)Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Monday responded to a poll showing the majority felt the Democratic Party was out of touch by saying party identification is shifting — and everyday people can see the US political system as a “rigged game.” The ABC News/Washington Post poll released Sunday showed 67% of respondents said the Democratic Party was out of touch, ahead of 62% who said the same for the GOP and 58% for President Donald Trump. “I think the whole notion …


Utah Physician Says She’ll Happily Do The Job Jason Chaffetz Won’t

April 21, 2017

Kathryn Allenhoped to deliver Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) a dose ofstrong medicine (read: a loss) in the 2018 election. Now she wont have to. Chaffetz bowing out adds uncertainty to the future of Utahs strongly Republican 3rd Congressional District. For Allen, who has described Chaffetz as a That is what we have run on all along and will continue to run on, she told The Huffington Post on Wednesday. Our message remains one of consensus and coalition building, of coming together for a …


Painter Barkley Hendricks Dies At 72

April 20, 2017

… Barkley's groundbreaking oeuvre represents everyday people, shining a light on subjects who werent typically depicted in life-sized oil paintings. His work paved the way for a new generation of figurative painters, and his absence in the art world will surely be felt. #BarkleyHendricks #RIP #jackshainmangallery A Post shared by Jack Shainman Gallery (@jackshainman) on Apr 18, 2017 at 9:06am PDT As Huey Copeland wrote in Artforum in 2009, Hendricks not only valorized blackness but gave …


OReilly On Chopping Block Amid Claim He Called Black Woman Hot Chocolate

April 19, 2017

… the claims were part of an orchestrated campaign by activists to bring OReilly down. In a second statement to Beyers, Kasowitz said his client has been subjected to a brutal campaign of character assassination that is unprecedented in Post-McCarthyist America, and irrefutable evidence of a smear campaign would be unveiled soon. OReilly, who remains cable news most dominant figure, went on vacation last week as advertisers dropped him by the dozensfollowing a New York Times investigation that …


Turkey’s shell-shocked opposition struggles to find a way forward

April 18, 2017

… Post-referendum haze — looking for answers to a referendum tainted by complaints during the campaign, the voting and preliminary results. Erdogan declared victory on Sunday night after state-run media Anadolu reported 51.4% voted for his “Yes” campaign. The razor-thin majority of votes had opponents crying fraud and saying the “Yes” side would not have had so many votes and even could have lost, if the Turkish Supreme Board of Elections had followed its …


A Look Back At 6 Seasons Of Perfect ‘Girls’ Quotes

April 17, 2017

… no to sh*t you hate. Hannah ** I have a job to do now. Im trying to focus. Im not here to fill up your life with f**king stories for your f**king Twitter. Adam Ill have a bunch of party pictures that I can Post to Instagram. Because I know he checks it … He f**king checks it. Marnie ** Theyre both white? Marnie By the way, TMI is such an outdated concept. Theres no such thing as too much information, this is the information age! Hannah ** Your voice is great. …


Trump Administration Won’t Release Logs Of Visitors To The White House

April 15, 2017

… to the Post. Trump has faced numerous questions about potential conflicts of interest after refusing to release his tax returns. Trump, who as a candidate pledged to drain the swamp of Washington insiders, had previously accused then-President Barack Obama of a lack of transparency. Visits to the White House became a matter of particular interest after Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) met with sources on White House grounds who supposedly told him the Trump campaign had been caught up in …