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Lawns and USA politics: it’s a turf war. Who would have thought that a nice green lawn could cause such bitter disputes?
What life lessons can we really learn from ‘femininity coaching’?Femininity-focused Instagram profiles are on the rise, but what do they teach us about being the person we want to be? ‘What’s new is also old’: the promotion of traditional femininity has included the rise of ‘cleanfluencers’ such as Lynsey Crombie, the Queen of Clean. Photograph: Linda Nylind/The Observer
Last Best Hope by George Packer review – shrewd analysis of America’s rupturesGeorge Packer finds the US caught in a ‘cold civil war’ between incompatible versions of the country after its ‘near-death experience’ with Donald Trump Donald Trump at a rally in Michigan on the eve of the 2020 election. The Democrats flipped the state that had gone for Trump in 2016. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images
You don’t come on holiday to Blackpool for a good night’s sleepThe resort still offers fun and naughtiness, but now has an arty B&B and some classy food if, for some reason, you don’t want cod and chips A match for Ibiza? Blackpool beach, tower and illuminations. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Last Best Hope review: George Packer on the state we’re in – and how to fix it. Like his hero, George Orwell, the Atlantic writer is not afraid to look to his own – liberals, the media – and prescribe harsh cures
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Midsummer in Denmark is a time of wild abandon With the sun staying in the sky until late, nature steps up a gear in the northern climes Purple haze: lilac responds to last’s summer trim with a profusion of flowers. Photograph: Allan Jenkins
My sex life has dropped off. Is my marriage at risk?. How often you have sex is not what counts, what really matters is the attention that you pay to each other
Hear the people sing! Musicals are back – and they’re retuned for a new generation. We all had our ways to cope with isolation. For me, it was music from Evita, Hamilton, and more. Now as UK venues reopen, a flood of diverse, fresh shows and revivals are due on stage and screen
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What Chuck Todd sees as good old-fashioned bipartisanship by booking election deniers on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” many critics are expressing their disdain for his laissez-faire approach to enabling the spread of misinformation. “Chuck Todd is a dangerous f—ing imbecile,” one Twitter user said. On Thursday’s installment of “The Interview,” Mediaite’s podcast, Todd defended interviewing politicians from the other side of the aisle, including Republicans who supported former President Donald Trump’
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(This article contains spoilers for “Loki” on Disney+ through the first two episodes) If you’ve been keeping up with “Loki,” Marvel Studios’ latest limited series, then you know that the Time Variance Authority plays a major role in the show, recruiting Loki to help repair the timeline. However, the TVA’s founders, the Time-Keepers, are a far more mysterious entity. Who are they really? What if they turn out to be as unreliable as our mischievous hero? We haven’t been told much about them on “Lo
This story about “Woke” star Lamorne Morries first appeared in the Comedy & Drama Series issue of TheWrap’s awards magazine. Hulu’s Lamorne Morris-led comedy “Woke” ended its first season with an episode that saw his character, cartoonist Keef, sit down with the white officer who racially profiled and assaulted him in the series premiere. The meeting was orchestrated because the officer was suing Keef for portraying him negatively in his work, and the police department offered to make the case g
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There are shows that cast with a healthy sense of acting rotation in mind, and then there is “The Crown.” In other words, people have been conditioned to not get too attached to certain performers, but to absolutely retain that affection for the characters. The world-renowned Netflix drama about the royal family through decades of societal change and internal conflict recasts its principal roles every two seasons, and while some shows could easily lose momentum employing such a process, “The Cro
CNN’s Jim Acosta wants to give rival Fox News host Tucker Carlson an award, but not one the “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host would probably want to accept. In a segment Saturday during his CNN show, Acosta laid into Carlson for promoting the conspiracy theory that the FBI had some involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection, which Carlson has pretty much done every night this week. “You may recall I recently described Fox News as the bulls— factory in honor of its steady stream of segments aimed