300 Click for offerNot content to leave it there, Mr. Trump proceeded to try to unilaterally dictate to the private sector how and where it should conduct business, presuming a role in the marketplace that no other president has asserted in similar circumstances.
I’m about to ship out to Colorado for a few weeks (for work, but also because right now I’d rather run at altitude than in the fist of humidity that’s wrapped tight around New Jersey). I’ll let you know how that works out!XS M S
TYPE ::MOUNTAIN BIKEIt’s nothing to do with chervil or duck breasts but you have to read Jesmyn Ward on Ta-Nehisi Coates, in Vanity Fair. (Coates’s first novel, “The Water Dancer,” comes out in September.)
BRAND ::SPORTS SCOTTYCannabis marketing has limited reach, at least for now. ABC declined to broadcast an ad from Lowell Herb Company, featuring the actress Bella Thorne, during the Oscars this year, the marijuana and hemp company said. The marijuana retailer Acreage offered to spend million on a 60-second advocacy message during the Super Bowl, but CBS rejected the pitch, said Joen Choe, the company’s vice president of marketing.
Considering its major resources, Amazon Prime always seemed like the biggest potential threat to Netflix’s stranglehold on stand-up, and this month it presents its first original stand-up special, Jim Gaffigan’s “Quality Time,” which premieres next Friday. The streamer, which already has a sizable library of specials produced by HBO, Showtime and others, will release four more original specials next week, and it recently shot the inaugural hour from Ilana Glazer (“Broad City”). These are all from Comedy Dynamics, the behemoth producer and distributor behind the recent boom in specials.