Multiple men, all young, black and gay, have come forward since Moore’s death with evidence that Buck often encourages the men with whom he keeps company to take drugs. Dean’s friends assert that he didn’t drink or do drugs. One man, Damar Love, has publicly shared pictures taken inside Buck’s apartment showing drug paraphernalia. Another provided journalist Jasmyne Cannick screenshots of himself surrounded by drug paraphernalia. In a journal entry, 26-year-old Moore wrote that Buck introduced him to illicit substances. … [Read more...] about Second Black Man Found Dead in Wealthy White Man’s Apartment Died of Meth Overdose: Police
At least that’s the case with Ed Buck, a wealthy white Democratic donor who was charged with running a drug den after a 37-year-old man overdosed inside Buck’s West Hollywood, Calif., apartment last week. If you’re playing at home, that’s two relatively young black men who have been found dead inside the wealthy 65-year-old tech entrepreneur’s home in two years and another who has fled Buck’s apartment and called for help after being injected with methamphetamine. … [Read more...] about Wealthy Democratic Donor Ed Buck Finally Arrested After Third Man ODs in His Home
It's interesting actually - I think I can tell you this - that that was never the initial plan either, to have me be Oswin. That was part of a genius plan that Steven came up with half way through the audition process. That was already written but not written for what was to be the new companion. I was auditioning for the companion and then I got all these sides and I was like, "Who's Oswin? They clearly don't know what they want, they obviously don't know what they're looking for. They just want people to show them different things and see." This is what I assumed when I was auditioning, not realizing that it's basically Steven's mad genius again. … [Read more...] about Which rising star will play the leader of Marvel’s
Adam Koebel, a tabletop-focused streamer who often speaks up about workers’ rights, initially expressed this viewpoint in even stronger terms, saying on Twitter that people should “buy shit for cheap today if it makes you happy, or boycott Amazon altogether” and apply a similar approach to Twitch, because ultimately “when we eat our comrades alive for not being left enough,” corporations and other powerful entities win. In a Twitter DM to Kotaku, however, Koebel said that he’d deleted his initial tweet because he realized it came across as flippant. What he was trying to convey, he said, was how Amazon has wormed its way into countless elements of our lives both on- and offline and how that makes expressing solidarity more complex than it might initially seem. … [Read more...] about Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of The Amazon Prime Day Strike
That’s why the UCFW is up in arms about Amazon’s program—it sees the writing on the wall. It’s why its president, Marc Perrone, ended his statement by saying, “It is time to realize that Amazon’s ruthless business model will lead to massive job losses that could cripple our entire economy.” Retraining may move a handful of capable warehouse employees into technical work, but by and large the net number of good jobs the company supports is still going to decline, probably steeply. It already has: Warehouse worker hiring plateaued, despite record sales, for the first time last year. … [Read more...] about Amazon Says It Will Retrain Workers It’s Automating Out of Jobs. But Does ‘Upskilling’ Even Work?
Her departure was addressed in the opening scene of the episode, and, well, it was short and sweet. Elizabeth (Erin Krakow) delivered the news, as the audience heard her narrating a letter that she was writing. “We never know how life will turn,” she began. “It’s been a week since Abigail got word that her mother had taken ill back East. True to her nature, Abigail wasted no time in rushing off to care for her.” … [Read more...] about Lori Loughlin’s