Modern Takes on 80s Artwork Hit Washington D.C. Streets

Modern Takes on 80s Artwork Hit Washington D.C. Streets

It’s becoming clear that the 1980s’ penchant for flamboyance and spectacle is making a cultural comeback. February’s New York Fashion Week was ruled by shoulder pads, lamé leggings, and animal prints, for example, and Spielberg’s over-the-top adventure hit Ready Player...
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When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm

When Don the Talking Dog Took the Nation by Storm

In the heyday of American vaudeville—roughly 1880 to 1930—few shows were complete without an animal act or two. Rats in little jockey costumes rode cats around racetracks. Elephants waltzed and danced the hula. Kangaroos boxed, sea lions juggled, monkeys p...
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Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

Somebody’s Got a Case of the Blues: Timeless Season 2, Episode 6, Recapped

A couple episodes ago we had witches, now we have deals with the devil. This week “Timeless” is all about music. We haven’t had such a musically interesting episode yet, unless you count last season’s romp through 1920s Paris. Even...
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Warne slams Cricket Australia’s ‘greed’

Warne slams Cricket Australia’s ‘greed’

Apr 21, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Former Australia spinner Shane Warne has criticised Cricket Australia, saying that “greed” is the main reason behind the board’s decision to expand the Big Bash League next summer. An extended BBL – with ...
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How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

How Charles Dickens Imagined a Westworld-like Robot Theme Park Back In 1838

If you’re a fan of the TV series, “Westworld,” you’re probably aware that it’s based on Michael Crichton’s 1973 film of the same name. What you may not know is that the concept has been kicking around for a very...
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CA aims to appoint new coach, ODI captain ahead of England tour

CA aims to appoint new coach, ODI captain ahead of England tour

Apr 20, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Australia’s new head coach and ODI leadership will be announced in the lead up to their limited-overs tour to England, if all goes to plan for Cricket Australia. As expected, the CA Board met in...
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Paine promises to cut Australia’s sledging

Paine promises to cut Australia’s sledging

Apr 19, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Australia will tone down their sledging under new Test captain Tim Paine as the team try to repair their damaged reputation following the ball-tampering controversy in South Africa which led to three players being handed...
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Cricket Australia to begin hunt for new coach on Friday

Cricket Australia to begin hunt for new coach on Friday

Apr 17, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Cricket Australia (CA) will begin the process of appointing a new head coach this Friday, even as one report suggested that Justin Langer is all but confirmed as Darren Lehmann’s replacement. CA said in a...
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Surrey open to Warner, Smith county deals

Surrey open to Warner, Smith county deals

Apr 18, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Surrey head coach Michael Di Venuto has left the door ajar for David Warner and Steven Smith to play for the county during their ball-tampering bans if the ECB were to permit the pair to...
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Finch open to Australia captaincy

Finch open to Australia captaincy

Apr 15, 2018 ESPNcricinfo staff Aaron Finch is game to captain Australia once again, should the selectors come calling. With the suspensions of David Warner and Steven Smith, the team not only has to find new personnel but also appoint...
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