A group of Apple workers in retail and corporate has issued a plea for the company’s employees to walk out or call out on Christmas Eve. The group has dubbed itself Apple Together. “Calling all Apple workers and patrons!” read the Tweet, “Tomorrow, December 24th, 2021, Apple workers are staging a walkout/callout to demand better
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Inside the former Star-Kist plant on Terminal Island in San Pedro. (Photo Courtesy of Anthony Pirozzi) Exterior of the Star-Kist plant that once employed thousands in its tuna cannery in San Pedro. (Photo Courtesy of Anthony Pirozzi) Photo from inside the long-vacant Star-Kist plant on Terminal Island in San Pedro. Star-Kist cannery on Terminal Island
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A White House Christmas event took an awkward turn on Friday when a caller dropped a vulgar anti-Biden slogan into a conversation with the US president.  Joe Biden was hosting a traditional festive phone call with children tracking Father Christmas’ sleigh when their father told the president “Let’s go Brandon”. Mr Biden, apparently unaware of
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The police watchdog has decided not to investigate a complaint about how Scotland Yard handled allegations of a Downing Street Christmas party. The Metropolitan Police referred itself to the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) after Green Party peer, Baroness Jones of Moulsecoomb, raised concerns over the force’s response to the event. The alleged party,
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Ransomware groups continue to evolve their tactics and techniques to deploy file-encrypting malware on compromised systems, notwithstanding law enforcement’s disruptive actions against the cybercrime gangs to prevent them from victimizing additional companies. “Be it due to law enforcement, infighting amongst groups or people abandoning variants altogether, the RaaS [ransomware-as-a-service] groups dominating the ecosystem at this
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This roundup of under-the-radar 2021 mysteries was originally published in our mystery/thriller newsletter, Unusual Suspects. Sign up for it here to get news and recommendations for mystery/thriller/crime readers. Hello mystery fans! I am here to tell you that the ratings number on Goodreads and/or a book’s popularity is not indicative of the quality of the
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Carrie Underwood is the queen of country Christmas music. Something about her voice is just perfect on a classic like some of the ones we’ve shared recently, “O Come All Ye Faithful” and “Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas”, and now, she’s releasing her live performance of “Silent Night” from the 2021 Opry Live: USO Holiday Special
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The following includes major Don’t Look Up spoilers. This was supposed to be a comedy, right? That’s what the marketing and 1960s-inspired opening title cards suggest for Adam McKay’s Don’t Look Up, and yet one might think the happiest moment in the whole thing is when Leonardo DiCaprio’s Dr. Randall Mindy and Jennifer Lawrence’s PhD
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New York native Bobcat Goldthwait (real name Robert Francis Goldthwait) gained fame while in his mid-twenties after he parlayed his successful stand-up career into big-screen acting gigs while keeping his signature squawky voice on iconic ’80s movies. BG’s recognizable roles include the zany Zed on “Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment,” Fred Chaney on the
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The government will “look at all the data we have available” on Monday before making a decision on post-Christmas coronavirus restrictions in England, a senior government adviser has said. Dr Jenny Harries said any move on COVID rules next week will not be based on “simply what the epidemiology is saying”, but also “how it’s
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