A special theme hour - starring a computer competing against a comedian for laughs, the Army’s recruitment chatbot, and Google crushing on robots.
In 1938, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy were voted King and Queen of the Movies in a magazine poll. William Powell had placed fourth.
The following day, Ms. Loy received a huge florist’s box. Inside were bunches of old, sour grapes — with a note from Powell that said “Congratulations from William the Fourth.”
William Powell, Clark Gable and Myrna Loy - Manhattan Melodrama 1934
An Amarillo Globe-Times expose of rampant lawlessness, flourishing vice and widespread local government corruption landed the paper’s editors and top reporters the Pulitzer Prize for Meritorious Public Service. The gold medal was awarded on May 1, 1961.
Marlene Dietrich, 1937
If anyone asks me to be their post-apocalyptic babe, I mean, like, they already have their answer.
Oh, don’t mind me, just listening here on repeat.
Local officials are working to open a sobriety center — “drunk tank” to many — that would effectively decriminalize public intoxication, which over the past five years has resulted in about 27,000 arrests in Austin: http://atxne.ws/1nxjGGg
See our interactive analzying five years of public intoxication charges in Austin: http://atxne.ws/1nxjHdf
Wow. Public intoxication makes up 1 in 10 of Austin arrests.
JA Corral/JA Ranch, Texas. Tintype by Robb Kendrick.