PopMuse: Book Reviews http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2019 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ His Dark Materials brings two reveals forward, but takes two steps back in the process (experts) https://www.avclub.com/his-dark-materials-brings-two-reveals-forward-but-take-1839776350 https://www.avclub.com/his-dark-materials-brings-two-reveals-forward-but-take-1839776350 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 03:00:00 UTC Myles McNutt at The A.V. Club Welcome to The A.V. Club’s “Experts” reviews of HBO’s His Dark Materials. It is written from the perspective of someone who has read all three books in Philip Pullman’s trilogy, and intended for an audience of viewers who have also read these books. While the main review will not actively spoil…Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Jeopardy! contestant sacrifices final round for sweet tribute to Alex Trebek https://news.avclub.com/jeopardy-contestant-sacrifices-final-round-for-sweet-t-1839789407 https://news.avclub.com/jeopardy-contestant-sacrifices-final-round-for-sweet-t-1839789407 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:57:00 UTC Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club Jeopardy! host Alex Trebek has been undergoing treatment for Stage 4 pancreatic cancer since earlier this year, and though it previously seemed like his cancer was “near remission,” Trebek revealed back in October that his chemotherapy treatments were making it harder and harder for him to continue hosting the show.…Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ E! is going back for another serving of The Soup https://news.avclub.com/e-is-going-back-for-another-serving-of-the-soup-1839788557 https://news.avclub.com/e-is-going-back-for-another-serving-of-the-soup-1839788557 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 02:01:00 UTC Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club It’s been four years since Joel McHale’s The Soup went off the air, but in all that time, the nation’s celebrities still have not stopped doing dumb, mockery-worthy bullshit. So, recognizing the need for someone to be on the frontlines in the war against famous people, E! has heroically decided to announce a revival…Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ DC Universe's Titans gets a third season https://news.avclub.com/dc-universes-titans-gets-a-third-season-1839787209 https://news.avclub.com/dc-universes-titans-gets-a-third-season-1839787209 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:37:00 UTC Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club Against all odds, the DC Universe streaming service is not only trucking along—even as HBO Max, which is owned by the same company and will have some of the same shows, is bolstering its ranks—but is handing out a new season order to its biggest, most high-profile original show. According to Deadline, DC Universe’s …Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Another Reason Texas Rocks https://www.wsj.com/articles/another-reason-texas-rocks-11573517360 https://www.wsj.com/articles/another-reason-texas-rocks-11573517360 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:09:00 UTC RSSOpinion Lone Star State voters pass new protection against an income tax. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Court and the Dreamer Pawns https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-court-and-the-dreamer-pawns-11573517389 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-court-and-the-dreamer-pawns-11573517389 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:09:00 UTC RSSOpinion They deserve legal status but judges pre-empted a political compromise. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A Democratic Breakout in Bolivia https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-democratic-breakout-in-bolivia-11573517299 https://www.wsj.com/articles/a-democratic-breakout-in-bolivia-11573517299 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:08:00 UTC RSSOpinion Evo Morales resigns but he’ll use the Cuba-Ch�vez playbook to return. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Europe Wants Your Annuity https://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-wants-your-annuity-11573517326 https://www.wsj.com/articles/europe-wants-your-annuity-11573517326 Tue, 12 Nov 2019 00:08:00 UTC RSSOpinion Trump officials may fall for the EU’s insurance regulation this week. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Lindsey Graham to Trump's Rescue https://www.wsj.com/articles/lindsey-graham-to-trumps-rescue-11573516047 https://www.wsj.com/articles/lindsey-graham-to-trumps-rescue-11573516047 Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:47:00 UTC RSSOpinion The senator says impeachment is ‘dead on arrival’ unless the whistleblower testifies. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ NATO Isn't Dead, but It's Ailing https://www.wsj.com/articles/nato-isnt-dead-but-its-ailing-11573516002 https://www.wsj.com/articles/nato-isnt-dead-but-its-ailing-11573516002 Mon, 11 Nov 2019 23:46:00 UTC RSSOpinion Macron is right that the alliance needs to adapt to a rapidly changing world. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/