Posts Tagged ‘undoing’

Trump can’t win in 2020. But Democrats can lose, and they’re showing us how

Donald Trump can’t win in 2020 but the Democrats can lose, and they seem determined to give it their best shot. Straight-line predictions are the undoing of every pundit and prognosticator. But it seems safe to say that if present trends hold, President Trump has no path to winning a majority of..

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Clippers! Injuries were the big downfall this season

Hi, my name is Broderick Turner, and welcome back to the Los Angeles Times’ Clippers newsletter. Beg the basketball gods for a healthy existence. Perhaps that should be the core of how the Clippers approach the 2018-19 season.

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Morgan Jerkins ‘This Will Be My Undoing’ is a vital essay collection for the current political moment

Morgan Jerkins’ first book, “This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America,” is a beautiful example of possibility, nuance and passion coexisting, even in our heightened political moment. In 10 essays, Jerkins doesn’t allow for easy binaries,…

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Alex Meyer and Angels can’t keep it under control in 9-4 loss to Red Sox

In his last start, a dominant victory over Kansas City, the Angels’ Alex Meyer tamed his wildness. On Friday at Fenway Park, his lack of command was his undoing, and the team’s. The Red Sox won, 9-4, on the strength of five early runs against Meyer

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What we learned from the Kings’ 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers

What we learned from the Kings’ 3-0 loss to the New York Rangers Not enough offense This is more an affirmation than a revelation, but the Kings’ inability to score will be their undoing. After being shut out for the 10th time this season (and second in three games), they ranked 25th in the NHL…

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How Sony’s Spider-Man became integral to Marvel’s ‘Civil War’

After nine years of character plotting, world-building and over a dozen movies, Marvel has unleashed “Captain America: Civil War,” which will forever be remembered as the undoing of the Avengers. Given the themes of personal apocalypses and broken family bonds, the studio knew it had to inject..

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How Sony’s Spider-Man became integral to Marvel’s ‘Civil War’

After nine years of character plotting, world-building and over a dozen movies, Marvel has unleashed “Captain America: Civil War,” which will forever be remembered as the undoing of the Avengers. Given the themes of personal apocalypses and broken family bonds, the studio knew it had to inject..

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