What Happens When a Survival Reality Show Goes Horribly Wrong?
In an excerpt from 'Small Game,' her first novel, Outside contributing editor Blair Braverman introduces a cast of characters who will be dropped in a remote landscape for a survival competition. An ominous future awaits them.outsideonline.com
Pointer of Interest: Tracing the steps of time by generation
Courtesy photoLisa Kyle is the exchange student coordinator at Wayne State University. It’s something we all know of but most of us don’t think about. When we hear it, we’re not sure we did. “My great-grandmother was a slave.” Wait a minute. What? More like, waitaminutewhat? “My great-grandmother was born a slave,” Lisa Kyle said.grossepointenews.com
Oregon couple creates wholesome 80's-themed TikTok videos with gerbils: 'Positive and uplifting'
Oregon couple Kyle and Marylou Bryant have created 1980's-themed TikTok videos about a gerbil named Bella. They hope the wholesome and positive show will combat negative content on the internet.foxnews.com
Dear Annie: My son wants to be a father, but has had little luck meeting the right person
Dear Annie: Our son “Kyle” got a divorce after eight years of marriage. We kept our own bank accounts, but we also had a joint account that we each contributed to equally. Then we determined how much we spent on groceries and entertainment and agreed on a monthly amount for those and each contributed half to the joint account. If we had a large expense -- refinancing our mortgage, buying a new car or large appliance, doing home maintenance -- we discussed it together, and our joint account contribution was adjusted accordingly. You were one of many readers who wrote in suggesting the couple start a joint account to cover shared expenses, and this indeed seems like a great solution.mlive.com
Busch gets antsy for contract resolution with Gibbs, Toyota
Kyle Busch pulled a yellow M&M’s polo over another shirt before he walked onto the stage to celebrate o ne more victory as a team owner in the NASCAR Truck Series. Busch is down to his final months wearing the M&M’s gear until the shirt gets tossed aside like an old Snickers wrapper. The wait for a new deal with Joe Gibbs Racing dragged on into Pocono Raceway with the two-time Cup champion seemingly no closer to a contract resolution.news.yahoo.com
Ask Amy: I wish my brothers would be more involved in my special needs child’s life
Dear Amy: I have a 9-year-old special needs child. – Upset DadDear Dad: Contact between these uncles and “Kyle” would likely be good for Kyle. This week, another uncle texted: “We’re just thinking about your wedding day. Dear Amy: I loved your response to “Happy to Help,” who wondered how to help her partner overcome writer’s block. You can email Amy Dickinson at firstname.lastname@example.org or send a letter to Ask Amy, P.O.mlive.com
How to Watch “South Park” 25th season premiere, stream for free
South Park season 25 premieres tonight at 8/7c on Comedy Central. Co-created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, South Park is an Emmy-and Peabody-award winning series following four trouble-making boys in their eclectic Colorado hometown. Where to watch:You can stream the 25th season premiere of South Park for free with a FuboTV subscription. After failing to show respect for their teacher, PC Principal revokes Pajama Day privileges for the entire 4th grade class. The kids aren’t going to stand for it but PC Principal refuses to back down.mlive.com
How to Watch “South Park: Post Covid” premiere event
“South Park: Post Covid” premieres November 25th on Paramount+. “South Park: Post Covid” will reveal what really happened to children after living through the last year and a half, and this lovable band of trouble-makers may never be the same. Where to watch:“South Park: Post Covid” is available for streaming exclusively on Paramount+ (try it free). Click here to watch “South Park: Post Covid.”About the show, from South Park news:In SOUTH PARK: POST COVID, we’ll find out the answer to the question: what happened to the children who lived through the pandemic? Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny survived, but will never be the same post COVID.mlive.com
Marjorie Taylor Greene introduces bill to award Congressional Gold Medal to Rittenhouse
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) introduced a bill on Tuesday to award Kyle Rittenhouse the Congressional Gold Medal for "protecting the community of Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a Black Lives Matter (BLM) riot on August 25, 2020."The Congressional Gold Medal is the highest honor Congress can award an individual or institution. It is highly unlikely the bill will go anywhere in the Democratic-controlled House and Senate, and it has no co-...news.yahoo.com
Battle of Kyle Rittenhouse bail refund likely next
With the ink barely dry on his acquittals, Kyle Rittenhouse is expected to face another legal battle soon over the $2 million bail posted after his arrest. The Fightback Foundation — an organization run by right-wing lawyer Lin Wood — filed a motion shortly after the verdict Friday asking that the money be refunded to that group. The seven-figure amount, however, was posted by Rittenhouse’s ...news.yahoo.com
Desheena Kyle, a 26-year-old Tennessee woman who'd been missing for three months, has been found dead. Police say her boyfriend is a person of interest in the case.
Desheena Kyle was reported missing by her grandmother on June 28, and Knoxville, Tennessee police later named her boyfriend as a person of interest.news.yahoo.com
Witness testifies in case of marijuana grower accused of fatally shooting man then burning body
Hyne told police Luark was shot in self defense during an altercation. Movements later Battle saw a man enter the barn holding a rifle, prompting him to call out to Luark, telling him to run, he said. He waited until about 7:30 a.m. before leaving and later coming back to the area with other people to look for Luark, Battle said. After fatally shooting Luark, Hyne is accused of burning the body in an attempt to conceal the murder, Doby said. Hyne’s attorney, David Goldstien, questioned the whereabouts of the prybar, speculating Luark could have used it as weapon on Hyne.mlive.com
Dapper Labs, creators of NBA Top Shot, get $305M in funding
Canadian blockchain technology company Dapper Labs has secured $305 million in private funding, some of it from current and former NBA players, including Jordan, to scale up its virtual NBA trading card site, the company said Tuesday, March 30, 2021. – Canadian blockchain technology company Dapper Labs has secured $305 million in private funding — some of it from current and former NBA players, including Michael Jordan — to scale up its virtual NBA trading card site, the company said Tuesday. Vancouver, British Columbia-based Dapper says NBA Top Shot has rung up $500 million in sales and registered more than 800,000 accounts since its public beta testing phase began in October. Besides the NBA, Dapper partners include Warner Music Group, Ubisoft, and UFC. Current players listed as investors in Dapper include Kevin Durant, Kyle Lowry, Spencer Dinwiddie and Klay Thompson.
New this week: Godzilla vs Kong, 'Concrete Cowboy' & Mahalia
This combination photo shows poster art for the film "Godzilla vs Kong," premiering on HBO Max on March 31, left, "Concrete Cowboy," premiering April 2 on Netflix and "Robin Roberts Presents: Mahalia," premiering April 3 on Lifetime. (HBO Max/Netflix/Lifetime via AP)Here’s a collection curated by The Associated Press’ entertainment journalists of what’s arriving on TV, streaming services and music platforms this week. MOVIES— Two of cinema’s most famous giants are headed for an old-fashioned big budget clash in “Godzilla vs. Kong,” available on HBO Max for 31 days starting Friday. After a pandemic-induced blockbuster drought, Henry told the AP that the film will be a welcome change of pace. Ad— Legendary gospel singer Mahalia Jackson gets overdue biopic attention in a Lifetime film debuting Saturday.
Kent County Sheriff’s Office sleds, sips cocoa with community
PLAINFIELD, MI — Officers from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office looked to shred some powder with the community they serve during their Saturday, Feb. 13 Sledding with a Sheriff event. “We were just trying to come up with a cool function, something to do to reach out and participate with the community,” Bernal-Hill said. Let’s have a sledding event, bring hot cocoa and just have a good time out with the kids.”Members of the sheriff’s office and their families even brought sleds to join guests, some racing each other down the hill. Events like this are important in building closer connections between the sheriff’s office and those they serve – all while having a little fun in the process, Bernal-Hill said. “I’m glad to see the community come out for these kinds of events,” Kyle said.mlive.com
Remembering Joe Gentile - 'the man on the bench'
Kyle and Adeana Buckley tell the story of their friend, Joe Gentile, who died Jan. 15. Kyle and Adeana Buckleys’ tears fell freely as they looked around Joe Gentile’s home last month. Joe, who long had been known as the Man on the Bench in Monroe, suddenly died Jan. 15. Kyle, a Monroe man who runs his own lawn care service, came into Joe’s life several years ago. But Kyle realized rather than hope for someone else to help Joe, he could be the one to make a change.monroenews.com
Small town Michigan man mistakes ‘Tequila’ with ‘Macarena,’ still wins $84K on ‘Name That Tune’
Cessalee nailed the third song, “Strong Enough” for $4,000 and the fifth song, “Fight Song,” for $5,000. Kyle got the final song correct, “I’m Still Standing,” for $6,000. BID-A-NOTE ROUNDIn this intense round, the contestants are given one clue to a song title. Kyle answered the first song correctly, “Wake Me Up. He answered the fourth song correctly, “On The Road Again,” with 13 seconds left and the fifth song, “Born This Way,” with 11 seconds left.mlive.com
Frankenmuth overpowers defenses behind ‘Main’ cog on offensive line
FRANKENMUTH, MI – At 6-foot-5 and 305 pounds, Kyle Main tends to stand out, even on a football field. But that’s now what stands out to Frankenmuth football coach Phil Martin as the Eagles head into a Division 5 quarterfinal game at 1 p.m. Saturday against Marine City. “To be a three-year starter on the line with the numbers and depth we have, that’s saying something,” Martin said. The Frankenmuth offensive line has allowed just five sacks this season, paving the way for an Eagles’ offense that has gained 2,596 yards with 41 touchdowns. The rest of the line moved around a bit, but they really did a nice job of jelling as a unit and working together.mlive.com
Caitlin: Amazing women enrich a life-changing day
Instead, we decided to travel with a small group – about 30 people – back to the same chapel where Kyle proposed last year. But I was surrounded by a van full of amazing women who made the little disaster almost worth it. My mom, who also was a bridesmaid, teared up a little, feeling heartbroken that her daughter got sick on her wedding day. As excited as I was to tie the knot with Kyle, in that moment I felt nothing but gratitude for having such amazing women in my life. After the ceremony, Kyle and I drove back together (I didn’t get sick again!monroenews.com
Kyle Rittenhouse cried, vomited and worried about social media as he told Antioch cops, ‘I shot two white kids’
“When they spoke the conversation turned into the family discussing the negative comments about Kyle on social media, which caused Kyle to become upset,” Nemec wrote. “I requested Kyle to stop speaking with his sisters and (friend) as this was causing him to become upset and again made him cry. Kyle continued to talk about him being on social media and then briefly showed me from his phone a picture of him with the AR-rifle at the Kenosha riots from earlier in the evening."chicagotribune.com
Robert Redford's son, James, dies of liver cancer at 58
LOS ANGELES – James Redford, a filmmaker, activist and son of actor Robert Redford, has died. Kyle said her husband’s liver disease returned two years ago and the cancer was discovered in November last year while he waited on a liver transplant. “We’re heartbroken,” his wife wrote about her husband, who was called Jamie. He expressed gratitude for a liver transplant that saved his life in an HBO documentary “The Kindness of Strangers” in 1999. He also established the James Redford Institute in 1995 for Transplant Awareness to raise money and distribute tools to increase awareness about the shortage of organ donors.
Teen accused of killing 2 thrust into debate over protests
By the end of the night, prosecutors say, Rittenhouse had killed two people and severely wounded a third. To some, Rittenhouse is a domestic terrorist whose very presence with a rifle incited the protesters. The commander of the force said Friday over 1,000 guard members had been deployed, and more were on the way. In the scuffle, lasting just seconds, Rittenhouse shoots a third person armed with a handgun, according to the complaint. He later turned himself in in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois, according to Kenosha Police Chief Daniel Miskinis.
Tropical Storm Kyle Forms Over The Northwest Atlantic
Location 185 miles SE of Atlantic City New Jersey Wind 40 mph Heading ENE at 17 mph Pressure 29.77 Coordinates 71.7W, 37.7NDiscussionAt 500 p.m. EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Storm Kyle was located near latitude 37.7 north, longitude 71.7 west. Kyle is moving toward the east-northeast near 17 mph (28 km/h). A continued east-northeastward motion with an increase in forward speed is expected for the next couple of days. Maximum sustained winds are near 40 mph (65 km/h) with higher gusts. Kyle is forecast to become post-tropical by late Sunday or early Monday.
Sports jumps on PPP bandwagon, but big leagues take a pass
However, none of the four major North American sports leagues the NFL, NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball were among the businesses that applied, according to the data. The data showed businesses that applied for and received loans, though some may not ultimately have taken the funds. An AP survey completed in May found 32 U.S. Olympic sports organizations about 70% of all federations had applied for PPP loans. With their seasons shut down, more than a dozen minor league baseball teams turned up on the PPP rolls. The Big South Conference, Conference USA, Southland Conference and Big Sky Conference all listed less than two dozen full-time employees, according to the data.
Caitlin Taylor: Masked in Monroe
"It's not just the normalcy of mask wearing that's making it more socially palatable. Its not just the normalcy of mask wearing thats making it more socially palatable. And if were being forced ahem, encouraged to wear masks to enter most public places, why not make it a fashion statement? But masks, masks can make a lady out of my wardrobe. For example, Kurt Schlosser of Monroe, a lifeguard at Monroe Family YMCA who works on fashion design in his free time, has been making embellished masks for friends and family.monroenews.com
Caitlin Taylor: Reflecting on 2019's milestones
Caitlin thought her "life would slow down in 2019." Aptly titled, Reflecting on a year of milestones, I revealed some of my big accomplishments in the year, such as getting a new (used) car and moving into my first house. Even still, I can remember writing up the personal yearin- review and feeling sure that life would slow down in 2019. And with a wedding in my future, it looks like life doesnt plan on slowing down any time soon. I dont want to stop looking to the future, but I want to learn how to better enjoy the moment.monroenews.com
Homeless in Monroe: The man on the bench
This is part of a special report by The Monroe News on the issue of homelessness in Monroe County. But to many others in Monroe, he's known as the Man on the Bench. For so long I really did pray that something would change and he would get help, Kyle said. The couple endeavored to help Joe navigate the complex system of aid available to him. Hes so much better now.Getting to know Joe has shown how wrong people in Monroe were about the man, said Adeana.monroenews.com
Patricia Heaton On Her Role In Carols Second Act: She Takes This Opportunity At This Stage Of Her Life To Make Her Dream Come True
Carols Second Act tells the story of a woman in her 50s who is looking to start over following a divorce and becoming an empty nester. MW: Doing well over here, so for anyone who didnt catch last weeks premiere of Carols Second Act, can you go over the premise of the show? MW: And Patricia, youve had so many successful roles, time after time, youve knocked it out of the park. PH: Well, I think Im in a stage in my life where Im branching out a little bit. Carols Second Act airs Thursday nights at 9:30PM ET/PT.detroit.cbslocal.com
Caitlin Taylor: Science says we should sleep more
Rather than feeling like youre using the time to recharge, it feels like youre wasting precious moments that could be used to achieve something. And in a recent article published by The Sleep Foundation, a U.S. nonprofit organization that promotes public understanding of sleep, women, on average, actually require more sleep than men. Women tend to multitask and use more of their brain than men, leading to a greater need for sleep, according to a leading sleep researcher. Theres sleep disturbances during or after pregnancy, from the position of the fetus to newborn cries during the night. Theres sleep difficulty during menopause thanks to hot flashes.monroenews.com
LISTEN: We Came As Romans singer Kyle Pavone featured on song a year after death
Kayzo's new album features late We Came As Romans vocalist Kyle Pavone. (Photo: facebook.com/kayzomusic)DETROIT - We Came As Romans singer Kyle Pavone's vocals appeared on a song released Wednesday, nearly a year after his death. DJ Kayzo featured Pavone on "LA Never Says Goodbye," off his new album, "Unleashed." His father, Vince Pavone, told Alternative Press that being on the album is a dream come true for his late son. The fact that he was able to participate on such an important album was a dream come true for Kyle," Vince Pavone said.