Westworld recap: division 2, adventure 9 – will man or apparatus be the endure standing?

Spoiler alert: this blog is published after Westworld airs on HBO in the US and Sky Atlantic in the UK on Sunday night/Monday morning. Do not read unless you have watched season two, episode nine. Another week, another emotional wallop. This penultimate episode to Westworld’s second season carried a real punch, hitting the Man In …

Vintage alternation aggregation accomplish in to reopen Lake District line

A vintage train operator that normally runs journeys for enthusiasts has stepped in to provide rail services to the Lake District after the operator Northern cancelled all of its trains following a timetabling fiasco. West Coast Railways, which runs charter trains along some of the UK’s most scenic routes, launched its first service on the …

Posters, Banners, Boarding Passes: Museums Try to Get a Head Start on History

Brenda Malone, a curator at the National Museum of Ireland, holding a poster used by campaigners during the country’s abortion referendum.CreditPaulo Nunes dos Santos for The New York Times The day after Ireland’s recent abortion referendum, Brenda Malone woke up early, walked to her car and took a stepladder and some wire cutters out of …

For Experimental Jazz Group Onyx Collective, the Only Rule Is ‘No Rules’

From left: Isaiah Barr, Mike Swoop and Austin Williamson of Onyx Collective. The group of New York performers is working to build a community of like-minded artists steeped in jazz and beyond.CreditVincent Tullo for The New York Times The experimental jazz group Onyx Collective has a knack for attracting listeners that don’t frequent traditional jazz …

Stephen Reid, Gentleman Bank Robber Turned Writer, Dies at 68

Stephen Reid in an undated photo. “It’s not rocket science,” he said of bank robbery. “You don’t have to be Stephen Hawking.”CreditReuters OTTAWA — Stephen Reid, who helped carry out a long series of meticulously executed bank robberies in Canada and the United States and then became a well-regarded author before returning to his original …

These Movies Haunted Me at the Human Rights Watch Festival

Nadia Murad, center, at an event honoring Yazidi victims of the Islamic State.CreditOscilliscope Laboratories One of the defining features of a good movie is its ability to whisk us away from our everyday lives. Several selections at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival, which opened this week, do just that. But the stories are far …

‘Homophobic and not actual clever’: why puto chants abode Mexican football

You can say this for Mexican soccer fans: they’ve managed to turn one of football’s least dramatic moments into one of its more controversial and offensive. The pattern is familiar. The opponent’s goalkeeper lines up a goalkick and the chant begins: “Ehhhh…” Mexican fans’ voices rise in unison until the kick prompts a cry of …