Friday News Bites: Politics, Alan Rickman, Other Obits + More

Hello, fellow unicorns. I’d say “Happy Friday,” but with the way people are dying this month, it feels strange to do so. Let’s knock wood for all our favorite celebrities and take a look at other news stories from the past week.

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The State of the Union in 90 Seconds

Earlier this week, President Obama delivered his latest State of the Union address, in which he outlined his agenda for the year. Like every SOTU, there was a lot of cheering and clapping (and pointed non-clapping; I’m looking at you, John Boehner!) and a lot of talk from both sides of the political aisle afterwards. Here’s a quick run down of some of the highlights if you’re having a hard time sorting through all the rhetoric. Read More The State of the Union in 90 Seconds

The Seriousness of Salmon

Even though I work in politics, I find myself shying away from great spectacles like the State of the Union address. Ever since I got into this business, I find myself focusing on the strangest things. (Who let him on stage in that tie? Who decided that that schmuck should be in the camera shot? That flag/banner/whatever is not straight.) Read More The Seriousness of Salmon