As he took back his remote the bartender smiled sympathetically. Few of the people huddled over card tables appeared interested in any of the games playing above them. No seemed to notice or care that the Rams weren’t on television. Another weekend was passing without football in the nation’s second largest metropolitan area and no one in the Hollywood Park Casino and no one looked to miss it. And this raised a critical question ... … [Read more...] about After two decades, do Angelenos really care about the NFL’s return to LA?
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Two years ago, I went searching for people who were happy the Rams would be returning to Los Angeles. I first went to the casino at Hollywood Park, the former racetrack that is going to be the home of the Rams’ new stadium. Though the Rams were playing at that moment none of the televisions in the casino’s sports bar were tuned to the game. “Look at it this way, everyone in the last 20 years who likes football … they’ve all found their own teams,” one fan, Jason Ramus, told me. … [Read more...] about The NFL’s LA teams could bring empty stadium porn to a whole new level
Two days before the ceremony, at a chic, old-money hotel in Manhattan, Nielsen, Zander and Petersson are displaying that perversity. They are accompanied not by Carlos, but by Nielsen’s son Daxx. Though Carlos remains an official member of the group, a quarter-owner of its name, he does not tour or record with them. Nielsen Jr is Cheap Trick’s actual drummer, both live and on their new album, Bang, Zoom, Crazy … Hello. It would also be fair to say, no matter how much dignity the trio exhibit in Carlos’s company at the Hall of Fame show, they are not much looking forward to seeing him. … [Read more...] about Cheap Trick: ‘We got asked to play for the Republicans – we would have got swastika guitars made’
The ob gyn doctor wrote: ‘I’m a physician at a hospital in NYC and THIS IS THE “PPE” I WAS JUST HANDED for my shift. Our federal government has completely failed its health care workers. #GetUsPPE’. … [Read more...] about EXCLUSIVE: Outrage as NYC doctor is given a $14.99 Yankees PONCHO to use as her protective equipment against coronavirus
A spokesman for Instacart said the strikes resulted in 'absolutely no impact to Instacart's operations', adding: 'The health and safety of our entire community — shoppers, customers, and employees — is our first priority. Our goal is to offer a safe and flexible earnings opportunity to shoppers, while also proactively taking the appropriate precautionary measures to operate safely. … [Read more...] about Workers at Bezos-owned companies plan MORE protests: Staff at second Amazon warehouse walkout as Whole Foods ‘sick out’ organizers slam the billionaire and execs for criticizing their demonstration ‘while they work safely from home’