Today's Headlines

Welcome to PMandS.com! * * * Follow us on Twitter at @_PMandS * * * DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz to resign this week after Wikileaks releases internal DNC emails showing anti-Bernie Sanders bias * * * Former Al Gore campaign manager and CNN contributor Donna Brazile to take over as chair of DNC on interim basis * * * Bernie Sanders says he will continue to back Hillary Clinton despite leaked DNC emails that cast him in an unfavorable light * * * Former Democratic mayor Michael Bloomberg to endorse Hillary Clinton at Democratic convention this week * * * Kyle Busch wins the Brickyard 400 Sunday for second straight year, also wins Xfinity Series race Saturday to become first NASCAR driver in history to win both poles and both races on the same weekend * * * Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame * * * Ben Affleck slated to direct as well as star in solo Batman movie * * * Marvel announces Brie Larson (‘Trainwreck,’ ‘Kong: Skull Island’) will play Captain Marvel in upcoming movies * * *
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Filed under: Movies
Surprise ‘Justice League,’ ‘Blair Witch’ footage arrives

Surprise ‘Justice League,’ ‘Blair Witch’ footage arrives

Surprise! Yup, there’s always a lot of surprises to come out of Comic-Con, but people this year were floored when Justice League footage was released at the event. Granted, the look at Justice League kind of upstaged the release of the first Wonder Woman trailer, but it was worth it. It seems like Zack Snyder, [...]

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‘Trek’ wins the box office, but the franchise is slipping

‘Trek’ wins the box office, but the franchise is slipping

Star Trek Beyond won the box office this weekend, but it seems like the Trekkie brand may be losing a little steam. The third movie of the rebooted franchise and the first of the new films to not have J.J. Abrams as director, the film took in an estimated $59.6 million. That’s a solid opening, [...]

Filed under: Politics
Donald Trump, the ‘crossover’ candidate who just missed the mark

Donald Trump, the ‘crossover’ candidate who just missed the mark

Donald Trump did a capable job in the most important moment so far of his political career, perhaps of his life. His acceptance speech Thursday ran too long and it probably could have been a little better organized. Except when he talked about the victims of criminal illegal aliens, he probably didn’t show enough emotion in [...]

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Would go see ‘Ghostbusters,’ but since we’re just ‘sexist’…

Would go see ‘Ghostbusters,’ but since we’re just ‘sexist’…

This stuff has got to stop. Especially on the left, the tactic of calling virtually anyone who disagrees with you a racist or a sexist has gotten way out of hand. There are some people that claim literally any criticism of President Obama is racist. If you’re for making people show ID at the polls, you’re racist. [...]

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Cranston and a helluva good story carry ‘The Infiltrator’

Cranston and a helluva good story carry ‘The Infiltrator’

The Infiltrator is based on a book by former U.S. Customs Agent Robert Mazur detailing how he went undercover to help take down members, associates and abettors of Pablo Escobar. The movie is 127 minutes long and is rated R for strong violence and language throughout, plus some sexual content and drug material. Plot: It’s [...]

Filed under: Politics
Could ‘Pokemon Go’ be your ‘October Surprise’ in 2016?

Could ‘Pokemon Go’ be your ‘October Surprise’ in 2016?

Every cycle the pundits in any election look forward to an “October Surprise,” an event late in the game that could change the course of the entire race. Trump’s taxes, Hillary’s emails, what have you—any number of unpredictable variables could serve to be the difference in a close election. Now our political experts agree—we have [...]

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The Bucks’ Jabari Parker, not feeling ‘safe anymore’ because of the police

The Bucks’ Jabari Parker, not feeling ‘safe anymore’ because of the police

21-year-old Jabari Parker waded into the political debate over the police shootings and Black Lives Matter over the weekend. Parker responded to former Congressman Joe Walsh’s “look out Obama” Tweet after the Dallas officers were shot, informing him Parker and the city of Chicago, where Parker is from, had Obama’s back. Seemed warranted, considering how Walsh’s [...]

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‘Mike and Dave,’ idiotic but funny and likable millennials

‘Mike and Dave,’ idiotic but funny and likable millennials

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates is from the guys that brought you Neighbors. It is rated R for crude sexual content, language, drug use and some graphic nudity. Plot: Brothers Mike Stangle (Adam DeVine) and Dave Stangle (Zac Efron) are party guys who like to have a good time at family celebrations. Too good a time, [...]

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‘The Secret Life of Pets’ is some fairly fantastic fluff

‘The Secret Life of Pets’ is some fairly fantastic fluff

From the director and people who brought us the Despicable Me movies comes the animated film The Secret Life of Pets. It is rated PG for action and some rude humor and runs 90 minutes. Plot: In New York City, when pet owners leave every day for work, their pets do a little more than sleep [...]

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Sam Querrey’s run and the state of U.S. men’s tennis

Sam Querrey’s run and the state of U.S. men’s tennis

Not everybody follows the news over a long Fourth of July weekend. If you do follow the news, you may have heard about Hillary Clinton’s interview at the FBI, Kevin Durant signing with the Warriors, or a local idiot blowing his hand off with illegal fireworks. You may have missed the incredible run of American [...]