Could Planes, Trains & Automobiles still work today?

Steve Martin and John Candy in Planes, Trains & Automobiles (Image: Paramount Pictures)Graphics: Libby McGuire This year marks the 35th anniversary of what is widely considered the best Thanksgiving movie of all time—Planes, Trains & Automobiles. Paramount is marking the occasion with a new remastered 4K release featuring over an hour of deleted scenes from … Read more

Taylor Swift’s Ticketmaster Disaster Affects Restaurants, Too

The increase in digital menus makes it easier for menu prices to change on a dime. photo: The Image Party (Shutterstock) This week Swifties everywhere learned a hard lesson about capitalism. When tickets for Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour dropped on Ticketmaster for “verified fans” on Tuesday, thousands spent hours in the online queue for tickets, … Read more

Uber CSO Joe Sullivan convicted of concealing 2016 hack

Joe Sullivan, the former security chief of Uber Technologies, was found guilty on Wednesday by a jury in San Francisco federal court on charges that he concealed a massive data breach of customer and driver records at Uber and failed to report the hack to government authorities. The jury rejected Sullivan’s assertion that other Uber … Read more

Why it was inevitable Prince Harry and Meghan Markle would end up at odds with Netflix

It’s a modern tragicomedy that the Duke and Duchess of Woke thought they could demand a deal worth, at minimum, tens of millions of dollars from a Hollywood streaming giant without having to deliver the goods. Perhaps at the moment they signed, when Netflix profits and subscriptions were continuing to skyrocket thanks to lockdowns forcing … Read more

Eating My Way Through Atlanta’s Biggest Food Festival

photo: Su-Jit Lin Large crowds, long lines, and unmasked mouths agape like a hungry baby bird’s? A year ago, that might have sounded like a nightmare. But now, with restrictions easing and outdoor gatherings once again in full swing, it was a gluttonous, Technicolor dream: the return of the Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. Over … Read more