The DC shows will be my first on the road, and my daughter and husband will come with me. But I started doing sets about a month and a half afterwards, as soon as I could drive after the C-section. I just thought, even if it didn’t work, I want to test out material. My brain still felt totally melted then, but that was probably a good thing because what comes out is instinct and emotion. I don’t write during the day, I just talk on stage and later I play back stuff that got a response. It would probably be easier if I wasn’t breastfeeding as I am sort of tied to the baby, but I wanted to do that and I’ll do it for a year. You just make it work. … [Read more...] about Ali Wong: ‘Being able to joke about my miscarriage was a relief’
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The inquest in Solihull, West Midlands, had heard that had organisers strictly followed the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) code of practice, the march would have been cancelled after two men - not among those who died - were withdrawn from the exercise shortly after midday due to heat sickness. … [Read more...] about SAS selection deaths: Coroner delivers neglect conclusion
She added: 'I think he needed to come out earlier and explain himself, he needed to apologise for those comments and unfortunately we had 48 hours of almost complete silence and no comment from Downing Street, who could have distanced themselves from his youthful comments at any point, but they chose not to do so.' … [Read more...] about Tory backlash as Boris Johnson’s rogue No10 chief Dominic Cummings refuses to condemn ousted ‘superforecaster’ Andrew Sabisky who ‘posted vile Reddit comments defending rape and incest fantasies’
Germany's CDU: Who could replace Angela Merkel? Jens Spahn: Young and conservative The 39-year-old entered the Bundestag in 2002 and became Germany's health minister in 2018. Spahn, who is openly gay, is popular in the CDU's conservative wing. He opposes limited dual citizenship for young foreigners, criticized attempts to loosen laws on advertising abortions, and called for banning the burqa in public. … [Read more...] about Thuringia fallout: How weak is the CDU?