Mark Bewley

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How the formerly upwardly mobile GOP rejected elitism to embrace Trump

Ice-T never received an Academy Award, which makes sense inasmuch as his movies have been for the most part crap. But as an actor, the man deserves …

Society

Christian: You Are Upset About the Wrong Things

The legalistic, simplistic, and shallow world of fundamentalism breeds some rather odd triggers for what it is we are supposed to get upset about. …

Christianity

The 10 Best Spy Movies Ever Made

Some unconventional picks.<p>Spying is not so different from making a movie. "Twenty-four lies per second" is how director Michael Haneke describes filmmaking. Alfred Hitchcock knew that well, which is why he kept returning to the subject of professional liars again and again. He could relate. The …

Construction

The Difference Between Obama and Trump, in Their Own Words

Clear as day.<p>Sometimes, the difference between two men is found on two sheets of paper. President Trump was in Israel Tuesday and paid a visit to Yad Vashem, the Jewish state's national memorial to the victims of the Holocaust and those—both Jewish and Gentile—who fought to stop the Nazi …

United States

A malicious child acts out: Donald Trump, Jim Comey and the toxic triumph of “kidult” culture

Trump is like an overgrown, evil Dennis the Menace — who embodies our infantile consumer culture at its worst<p>Explanations abound for President Donald Trump’s shocking, or pseudo-shocking, decision to fire FBI Director James Comey this week. Indeed, there are too many of them. It was because Comey …

Donald Trump

Dead man lying

Unyielding dishonesty and belligerence have landed Trump one investigation away from impeachment<p>We’ve reached a magical time in the great story unfolding before us, the time when everybody knows that Trump is guilty, but the verdict is not yet in. I remember exactly how it happened in the Watergate …

Donald Trump

White evangelicalism is white nationalism.

White evangelicalism yesterday performed the purpose for which it was designed: It elected a white nationalist as president. This was not the end of …

Faith

23 Splendid Date Night Destinations in Austin

Picking out just the right spot for a date is tricky, whether it's for a first date, anniversary celebration, or just an opportunity spend some quality time together. After working up the courage to ask that person out, or just coordinating schedules for the right night, you need the perfect …

Texas

12 Great Spots For Live Music and Food in Austin

As the self-proclaimed Live Music Capital of the World, Austin is home to a seemingly endless number of great places to catch a limitless amount of concerts. With music often comes beers and cocktails, followed by food, which is something more and more places are getting serious about.<p>Here is …

Texas

How to Instantly Free Up Storage Space On Your iPhone | Men's Health

Luckily, some genius on Reddit recently discovered a mind-blowing trick that will open up a ton more storage on your phone. And you don’t have to delete anything.<p>Here’s what to do:<p>1. Go to <b>Settings > General > About</b> to see how much available storage you have.<p>The Editors of Men's Health<p>You’ll see in …

100 Greatest One-Liners: After The Kill

(YouTube link)<p>Last month, we had a supercut of iconic movie lines delivered just before the star killed someone. Now it’s time for the followup: …

Movies

"Axis Sally: The American Voice of Nazi Germany" by Richard Lucas.

AUTHOR (Photo: Mildred Gillars, better known to World War II Veterans as "Axis Sally" is interviewed by the press on her arrival at Bolling …

World History

There Are Other Dangers on Mount Everest Besides Nature

A filmmaker who was on the mountain during one of its deadliest seasons tells Cosmopolitan.com about sherpas and survival.<p>Jennifer Peedom traveled to Mount Everest in 2014 with the intent of filming Phurba Tashi Sherpa's world-record 22nd climb to the summit. Peedom wanted to capture the side of …

Mountaineering

Movies

Unusual facts about Bruce, the shark from Jaws (14 Photos)<p>By: Dustin<p>186 Liked! 16 Disliked 0<p>humanity<p>Can you name these movies by their sex scenes? …

8 Forgotten Pie Recipes We Should Bring Back

Sometimes simpler is better. That’s certainly the case with these old-fashioned pies, which have been unjustly relegated to the back of the recipe …

10 best bars for the perfect date

Cocktails and craft beer are mainstays of Austin's nightlife. With so many watering holes waiting to quench our thirst, CultureMap's monthly picks …

Craft Beer

After Paris, right-wing media launches new war on reason, reality

When I dared ask conservatives to tone down violent rhetoric after Paris, they responded with death threats<p>Last Friday, I wrote this Salon essay about the barbaric terrorist attacks on Paris, France. I made a very basic and clear argument: Terrorism is a form of political violence that kills and …

Political Science

How to Drink the Entire Bourbon Barrel with Your Next Whiskey Cocktail

Quite literally the entire barrel.<p>There is nothing hotter in the whiskey world at the moment than barrel-proof offerings. That means liquid that comes straight from a well-aged barrel, isn't cut by any water, and generally isn't even filtered before bottling. These bourbons and ryes are of a higher …

Cocktails

This is exactly why Donald Trump is right about George W. Bush and 9/11

The Donald has taken Jeb Bush to task for defending his brother’s record on 9/11. Shockingly, he’s making sense<p>For the first time perhaps ever, Donald Trump was right about something. There exists irrefutable evidence that George W. Bush and his national security team was repeatedly warned about …

National Security

17 Clear-Eyed, Full-Hearted Facts About Friday Night Lights

Based on the 1990 book by Buzz Bissinger and the 2004 movie of the same name, <i>Friday Night Lights</i> was, and remains, a beloved, unflinching television …

Pop Culture

The Best Fat-Loss Foods for You | Men's Health

Yes, it would be great if you could carefully prepare every meal to fit your nutrition plan. But you will get busy. You will get tired. You will get lazy. And that’s when you need a backup plan.<p>My solution: These 7 “fat loss” foods that will make your life easier—and help you get leaner. You can …

6 top Austin pizza joints you haven't heard of and have to try

As true pizza aficionados, we are pumped for the second locations of Bufalina and Home Slice, and we'll never turn down a date at Little Deli … but …

Texas

“You think the f*cking Tea Party determines public policy?”: Dick Gregory on racism, the 1 percent and why black Americans are angry at the wrong people

“White American racists were more vicious than Hitler,” activist and comedian Dick Gregory tells Salon<p>Dick Gregory’s had a long, rich and strange life as an entertainer and activist. I hadn’t heard of him before I started talking with Andre Gaines, a film producer and lifelong Dick Gregory fan who …

Black History

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought

While the GOP candidate clings to age-old narratives about a moocher class, he ignores the truth about America<p>Ronald Reagan, the scourge of Black America and the hero of the Republican Party, holds great sway over today’s conservatives. Reagan famously talked about black “welfare queens” and …

Income Inequality

Top Texas pizza joint discloses truth about most popular cocktail

Texas weather demands a refreshing libation practically year-round, and there’s none more refreshing than a grapefruit rickey. Turns out this is the …

Fort Worth

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Fresh crepe-soled kicks from Yeezy Season 6 are now available online.<p>By Jake Woolf3 days agoView More<p>News and Politics<p>Michael Cohen says he paid …

Here's a walk-through of a B-29 Superfortress

After the war, the advanced B-29s carried out several tasks including in-flight refueling, antisubmarine patrol, weather reconnaissance, and rescue duty.<p>Here are the plane's replica bombs:<p>The last B-29 was retired from active service in September 1960.<p>Here's the cockpit of the B-29 …

Military

Bang Bang Chicken

posted by Chungah on June 6, 2014 274 Comments »<p><i>Amazingly crisp chicken bites drizzled with sweet chili mayo – so good, you’ll want to double or</i> …

We Hacked P.F. Chang's Famous Orange Chicken

There's something that's just so comforting about eating a big bowl of orange chicken and warm rice. We've taken one of our favorites from P.F. Chang's and broken it down so that you can dig into this yummy dinner any day of the week. Tender bite-size pieces of chicken are glazed in a sauce that …

Ben Carson’s theocratic lie: The pernicious myth of America the “Christian nation”

The surging presidential candidate revives a destructive, ahistorical trope about America’s founding<p>One of the more enduring tropes on the religious right is this notion that America is a Christian nation, or at the very least a nation founded on Judeo-Christian principles. This has become central …

Religion