Help, I Can’t Stop Thinking About the ‘Barbie’ Movie

This is a preview of our pop culture newsletter The Daily Beast’s Obsessed, written by senior entertainment reporter Kevin Fallon. To receive the full newsletter in your inbox each week, sign up for it here. In times like the one we’re living in, I can’t stop my mind from racing. Three questions play on a […]

Libertarian Conference Cancels Notorious White Nationalist

“The Most Canceled Man in America” has, in fact, been canceled. Nearly two weeks ahead of the libertarian conference FreedomFest, a lead conference organizer told The Daily Beast on Thursday night that officials had booted the holocaust-denying, Vladimir Putin-applauding, white supremacist rally-going Nicholas Fuentes from the conference’s lineup. Fuentes had initially been scheduled to appear […]

Brickbat: Code Red

Hundreds of people in China’s Henan province had planned to protest their banks, which have been refusing to allow them to withdraw money for the past two months. But shortly after they made their plans, their smart phone health code apps turned red, which under China’s travel regulations barred them from using public transportation or […]

Do you have home insurance cover for your garden goods?

Millions of households splashed out on expensive items for their gardens in various lockdowns, but many do not have cover for them, new analysis by Defaqto shows. The pandemic and increased working from home resulted in more people forking out for garden furniture, BBQs, pizza ovens, lawnmowers, play equipment and a raft of other expensive […]