Why DraftKings' CEO feels good about 'any macroeconomic condition'

Why DraftKings’ CEO feels good about ‘any macroeconomic condition’

While inflation and recessions worries have cast doubt on the state of the American consumer, gamblers haven’t been phased, at least according to DraftKings (DKNG) CEO Jason Robins. “So far everything we’re seeing is consistent with what has been common knowledge about gaming — that under any macroeconomic conditions, it’s a steady cohort of customers,” …

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‘They/Them’ Has the Worst Movie Scene of the Year, Featuring a Pink Song

‘They/Them’ Has the Worst Movie Scene of the Year, Featuring a Pink Song

The horror genre is filled with tropes that are designed to creep you out, things that have been used for decades to terrify audiences. The jump scare, the face in the bathroom mirror, the chase scene—need I continue? It would seem that there’s nothing left to scare us, that everything’s been done hundreds of times …

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U.S. labor market defies recession fears as job growth surges in July

U.S. labor market defies recession fears as job growth surges in July

Nonfarm payrolls increase 528,000 in July Unemployment rate falls to 3.5% from 3.6% in June Average hourly earnings rise 0.5%; up 5.2% year-on-year Participation rate falls to 62.1% from 62.2% in June WASHINGTON, Aug 5 (Reuters) – U.S. job growth unexpectedly accelerated in July, lifting the level of employment above its pre-pandemic level and pouring …

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Astra cancels Rocket 3 line after multiple launch failures

Astra plans to stop production on its current rocket line following several launch failures. The California-based company will instead focus on “the next version of its launch system,” a more powerful vehicle that will have a higher reliability, capacity and rate of production, Astra announced (opens in new tab) on Thursday (Aug. 4). “It was …

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Abbi Jacobson on Reimagining A League of Their Own With Penny Marshall’s Blessing – The Hollywood Reporter

Abbi Jacobson on Reimagining A League of Their Own With Penny Marshall’s Blessing – The Hollywood Reporter

Abbi Jacobson and her A League of Their Own co-creator, Will Graham, have long shared the belief that the 1992 film does not need to be remade. So when Jacobson and Graham’s episodic take on the Penny Marshall title drops Aug. 12 on Amazon, they are both hopeful the show, in which Jacobson also stars, …

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An Interview With Bodies Bodies Bodies' Maria Bakalova

An Interview With Bodies Bodies Bodies’ Maria Bakalova

(from left) Maria Bakalova and Amandla Stenberg in Bodies Bodies Bodies.Photo: A24 Not many actors get to experience the type of rocket ride that Maria Bakalova did with 2020’s Borat Subsequent Moviefilm. She wasn’t merely catapulted to celebrity by way of her role as Tutar Sagdiyev, the teenage daughter of Sacha Baron Cohen’s bumbling and …

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