Fans are well aware of these new variables and are factoring them into their bets. Dustin Mills of Hanover, Pennsylvania, plans to stay away from large parlay bets — wagers on more than one game at a time — until he sees how teams fare at the outset of the season. … [Read more...] about Gamblers factoring virus into their football bets this fall
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Meanwhile, in a small saucepan or 10-inch skillet, melt the butter and saute the shallot for about 3 minutes or until the butter foams and begins to brown. Add the wine to the skillet and turn up the heat for 1 minute to deglaze the pan. Add the roasted cloves of garlic to the pan and smoosh them with a fork. Stir well. Reduce the heat and add the peas. Let simmer about 2 minutes or until the peas are warmed through. Taste the sauce for seasoning. If you want it to be richer, add the rest of the stick of butter. Make sure you add enough salt because this sauce will be what flavors the chicken. Pour the hot sauce over the chicken. … [Read more...] about Busy back-to-school season calls for easy sheet-pan suppers
Each morning a blaring sound scares me out of a biologically necessitated convalescence, an act of trauma that lifts me into the air in a fit of gloom and aggravation. Like a pallid ghost, I float miserably from the bed to the couch, the terrain that I have haunted in this fashion every day for going on seven months now. From there I work silently until it is time to do it all again. … [Read more...] about Remember How We Used to Laugh? How the Pandemic (Might) Have Killed TV Comedy
But a half-year into an ongoing human tragedy and economic calamity that has drained the cultural lifeblood of the city, neither Schumacher - who is also chairman of the Broadway League trade group - nor anyone else knows for sure when the nation's premier performing arts district will start up again. The earliest estimates for some of New York's concert halls and theaters to resume are spring 2021; a few new productions, such as "The Music Man" with Hugh Jackman and "Plaza Suite" with Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker, have announced early spring beginnings on Broadway. Even so, those involved in the planning say privately that it could be autumn 2021 before venues reopen. … [Read more...] about New York City can’t rebound without Broadway. And Broadway’s road back is uncertain.
— If you’ve heard about Netflix’s “Cuties” at all, it’s probably because of the poster, which became the target of internet petitions accusing it of sexualizing young girls. Forget the poster, though. The film from director Maïmouna Doucouré is a thoughtful and poignant coming-of-age drama about Amy, an 11-year-old Senegalese immigrant living in Paris. While her home life is falling apart, Amy finds herself drawn to a group of girls in her class who dance, make trouble and wear tight clothes and wedge heels. This Sundance award-winner became infamous before audiences could even see it. Don’t judge “Cuties” by its cover and give it a chance when it starts streaming Wednesday. … [Read more...] about New this week: ‘Cuties,’ ‘Unpregnant’ and fresh ‘Jeopardy!’