PopMuse: Book Reviews http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ A new spelling bee documentary on Netflix, plus we talk to What We Do In The Shadows’ Natasia Demetriou https://tv.avclub.com/a-new-spelling-bee-documentary-on-netflix-plus-we-talk-1843859209 https://tv.avclub.com/a-new-spelling-bee-documentary-on-netflix-plus-we-talk-1843859209 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 05:00:00 UTC Allison Shoemaker and Katie Rife on TV Club, shared by Allison Shoemaker to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Wednesday, June 3. All times are Eastern.Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Fracture — a shattered life tenderly reassembled https://www.ft.com/content/d09a78f4-9b77-11ea-adb1-529f96d8a00b https://www.ft.com/content/d09a78f4-9b77-11ea-adb1-529f96d8a00b Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:30:26 UTC Books An intriguing story of a Japanese man shaken by misfortune http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Ruby Rose's Kate Kane will be replaced by a whole new character on Batwoman https://news.avclub.com/ruby-roses-kate-kane-will-be-replaced-by-a-whole-new-ch-1843869954 https://news.avclub.com/ruby-roses-kate-kane-will-be-replaced-by-a-whole-new-ch-1843869954 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 01:51:00 UTC Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club Back in May, we reported that Batwoman star Ruby Rose would be leaving the CW show, which came as a surprise since it had already been renewed for a second season and, you know, she was Batwoman. At the time, the network said that it intended to recast the role with someone else, but in yet another surprise, it now…Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Weeknd drops big donations to Black Lives Matter and other organizations, asks music labels to do the same https://news.avclub.com/the-weeknd-drops-big-donations-to-black-lives-matter-an-1843868375 https://news.avclub.com/the-weeknd-drops-big-donations-to-black-lives-matter-an-1843868375 Wed, 03 Jun 2020 00:06:00 UTC Sam Barsanti on News, shared by Sam Barsanti to The A.V. Club at The A.V. Club As a show of support for the Black community and the many people protesting against police violence, the music industry is observing today’s Blackout Tuesday campaign to draw attention to racial injustice and organizations like Black Lives Matter, but The Weeknd is taking things further and asking everyone else “with…Read more... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Time to Take a Semester Off? https://www.wsj.com/articles/time-to-take-a-semester-off-11591141073 https://www.wsj.com/articles/time-to-take-a-semester-off-11591141073 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:37:00 UTC RSSOpinion The disruptions wrought by coronavirus cause students to consider delaying a return to college. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Liberal Cities, Radical Mayhem https://www.wsj.com/articles/liberal-cities-radical-mayhem-11591140986 https://www.wsj.com/articles/liberal-cities-radical-mayhem-11591140986 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:36:00 UTC RSSOpinion Democratic mayors and governors seem unable to stop the destruction of their own cities. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Mush From Joe Biden https://www.wsj.com/articles/mush-from-joe-biden-11591140850 https://www.wsj.com/articles/mush-from-joe-biden-11591140850 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:34:00 UTC RSSOpinion Why can’t he condemn the violence with more than half a breath? http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Lockdown Tinderbox https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-lockdown-tinderbox-11591140534 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-lockdown-tinderbox-11591140534 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:28:00 UTC RSSOpinion How the pandemic and shutdown may have fueled the rioting. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Trump's Good College Try https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-good-college-try-11591140390 https://www.wsj.com/articles/trumps-good-college-try-11591140390 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:26:00 UTC RSSOpinion He helps schools by vetoing a resolution to restore an Obama rule. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Measure of New York's Coronavirus Devastation https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-measure-of-new-yorks-coronavirus-devastation-11591140254 https://www.wsj.com/articles/the-measure-of-new-yorks-coronavirus-devastation-11591140254 Tue, 02 Jun 2020 23:24:00 UTC RSSOpinion Raw numbers don’t tell the whole story. A new study looks at ‘excess deaths.’ http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/