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Netflix’s The Last Thing He Wanted proves not all books should be movies

Dee Ree’s latest film, adapted from the novel of the same name by Joan Didion, is a disappointing misfire despite Rees’ direction and a star cast led by Anne Hathaway. Ben Affleck and Willem Dafoe co-star. Streaming on Netflix now.

the last thing he wanted - Polygon
4:00pm PST - February 21st, 2020

Mangrove Capital’s Mark Tluszcz on the huge mHealth opportunity and why focusing on UX is key

Mangrove Capital Partners’ co-founder and CEO Mark Tluszcz is brimming with enthusiasm for what’s coming down the pipe from health tech startups. Populations armed with mobile devices and hungry for verified and relevant information, combined with the promise…

the last thing he wanted - TechCrunch
9:14am PST - February 21st, 2020

Serious-Minded Political Thriller The Last Thing He Wanted Makes Its Audience Work Too Hard

Dee Rees' adaptation of Joan Didion's 1996 novel wants to challenge its audience, but it makes viewers work a little too hard.

the last thing he wanted - Time
9:03am PST - February 21st, 2020

Conor McGregor would get 'knocked out pretty quick' by Manny Pacquiao, the boxer's former promoter says

Conor McGregor stands no chance of beating Manny Pacquiao should the two combat sports athletes fight in boxing, Pacquiao's former promoter Bob Arum told Business Insider. Arum said Floyd Mayweather "played with" McGregor in the American's 10th round victory …

the last thing he wanted - Business Insider
7:50am PST - February 21st, 2020

The 5 Most Savage Moments From Last Night’s Democratic Debate

Sanders on Buttigieg. Buttigieg on Klobuchar. Warren on everyone. This debate was an absolute dunk-fest.

the last thing he wanted - Vice News
6:14am PST - February 20th, 2020

The fundamental problem with Bloomberg is that he believes billionaire nonsense

Michael Bloomberg has a history of believing the kind of nonsense billionaires tell themselves to make their complicated business dealings and powerful impact on society simpler to rationalize. The nonsense Bloomberg has believed range from placing blame for …

the last thing he wanted - Business Insider
7:27am PST - February 19th, 2020

Want podcasts to remain independent? Support independent podcasts

Full disclosure one: I’ve hosted a lot of independent podcasts, with varying degrees of success. Full disclosure two: This story is being hosted on a site owned by a corporate media giant. There’s even some chance that, by the time it’s published, the decisio…

the last thing he wanted - TechCrunch
1:30pm PST - February 18th, 2020

The head of Lyft in Canada reveals the huge opportunity that the last big city to embrace ride-hailing represents (LYFT)

Vancouver was the last major North American city to lack ride-hailing until 2020. Now, Uber, Lyft and other competitors are scaling up to win over drivers and riders in Canada's third-largest city. In an interview, Lyft's Canadian managing director revealed a…

the last thing he wanted - Business Insider
6:31am PST - February 18th, 2020

Justin Bieber gets emotional during interview, says he feels 'protective' of Billie Eilish

The "Changes" artist opened up to Apple Music's Zane Lowe where he talked about wanting to be there for Billie Eilish.

the last thing he wanted - USA Today
5:15am PST - February 17th, 2020

I moved in with my IRL boyfriend on the 'Sims' and it was a disaster. You should try it!

On the literal first day the Sim versions of me and my boyfriend moved in together, she lit herself on fire making dinner. He stood there and watched her burn. When I repeatedly commanded him to extinguish her, he instead ran outside to continue watching her …

the last thing he wanted - Mashable
3:00am PST - February 17th, 2020

Married co-founders are a startup’s secret weapon

“If I was running Clearbanc by myself, it probably would have gone off the cliff eight times at this point,” says Clearbanc co-founder Andrew D’Souza. “If I were running the company by myself, it would be half its size,” adds Michele Romanow, Clearbanc’s othe…

the last thing he wanted - TechCrunch
10:52am PST - February 14th, 2020

Sanctuary counties: Inside America's gun rights resistance

Democrats swept to victory in Virginia after campaigning on stricter gun control. Weeks later, the backlash began.

the last thing he wanted - BBC News
3:56pm PST - February 13th, 2020

Why are school reunions so horny?

This year Mashable is celebrating the season of love with Horny on Main, an exploration of the many ways that thirsting for sex affects our lives. Five days into 2020 I received an unexpected email from Fairfield University, the Connecticut college I graduate…

the last thing he wanted - Mashable
12:47pm PST - February 13th, 2020

George Washington Made History by Deciding to Leave the Presidency. But That Didn’t Mean He Left Politics

A new biography reveals the chaos in the last two years of George Washington's life after his presidency.

the last thing he wanted - Time
11:15am PST - February 13th, 2020

A UK politician is asking for sleepovers in Londoners' homes in his bid to be the city's mayor, and says he'll bring his own sleeping bag and chocolates

British politicians Rory Stewart has asked Londoners to invite them into their homes for a sleepover as part of his bid to become the next Mayor of London. He tweeted that he wanted Londoners to "show me the city through their eyes," and said he would bring h…

the last thing he wanted - Business Insider
8:53am PST - February 11th, 2020

Is anyone else just too overwhelmed to be horny?

This year Mashable is celebrating the season of love with Horny on Main, an exploration of the many ways that thirsting for sex affects our lives. In a culture that's constantly connected, many 20-somethings are just too spent to fuck. Erika Gallion and Hans …

the last thing he wanted - Mashable
8:17am PST - February 11th, 2020

Opinion: China's hero doctor was punished for telling the truth about coronavirus

In their botched handling of the tragic death of Li Wenliang, the Chinese doctor who sounded the alarm on the Wuhan coronavirus, authorities in Beijing seem to want it both ways, writes Michael Bociurkiw.

the last thing he wanted - CNN
2:44pm PST - February 8th, 2020

Brain-juicing cocktails want to give the sober curious a buzz. But where's the science?

Amid orange trees and beautiful people, I spent a Tuesday evening in Los Angeles at the clubhouse of a non-alcoholic beverages company, Kin Euphorics, drinking booze-free cocktails filled with substances that would ostensibly both relax and energize me. The a…

the last thing he wanted - Mashable
3:00am PST - February 7th, 2020

The executive producer of NYT podcast 'The Daily' describes how she came up with the idea and how the show found its footing

Before Theo Balcomb joined The New York Times in 2017, there wasn't a successful example of a daily news podcast. Balcomb recognized potential in podcasting for short-form breaking news analysis, and brought the idea to The Times as the company was looking to…

the last thing he wanted - Business Insider
6:08am PST - February 5th, 2020

‘Iowa Nice’ Doesn’t Mean Much to Me

An Iowan reflects on the online harassment campaign he faced last September, and how a well-worn cultural label oversimplifies the state he loves.

the last thing he wanted - Vice News
6:57am PST - February 3rd, 2020

'Pandemic' doctors break down what the Netflix series can (and can't) tell us about coronavirus

Word of Netflix's Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak is spreading fast. Interest in the six-part docuseries has been supercharged by a deadly outbreak of coronavirus in Wuhan, China, that's been dominating headlines since the middle of last week. The show t…

the last thing he wanted - Mashable
3:00am PST - February 2nd, 2020

Special Report: When Ana ditched Andrea - The saga of Santander

In September 2018, Santander, one of Europe's biggest banks, tweeted a video of its incoming new chief executive, an Italian investment banker named Andrea Orcel. Depicting a meeting with the bank's boss, Ana Botin, the clip showed the silver-haired Italian c…

the last thing he wanted - Reuters
12:09am PST - January 31st, 2020

What ancient Rome may teach on post-Brexit tourism

As more Britons holiday at home and European visitor numbers fall, could we learn from ancient Rome?

the last thing he wanted - BBC News
5:06pm PST - January 29th, 2020

Nambi Narayanan: The fake spy scandal that blew up a rocket scientist’s career

Falsely charged with selling secrets to Pakistan, Nambi Narayanan's life was knocked off course.

the last thing he wanted - BBC News
4:01pm PST - January 26th, 2020

‘You Think Russia Ever Goes In and Gets Ukraine, or No?’: The Wildest Things Trump Said at a Private 2018 Dinner Revealed

Trump is heard grilling Lev Parnas on how long Ukraine would last if Russia invaded.

the last thing he wanted - Vice News
3:48pm PST - January 25th, 2020