Brickbat: Talk, Talk, Talk


by Reason.com

Reason.com— An Argentine radio host has agreed to a plea deal that requires him to have a feminist guest on his show each week for five months. Angel Etchecopar must let the women speak for 10 minutes without interruption and cannot criticize them after they leave. Prosecutors had charged him with making "disrespectful, insulting, denigrating and discriminatory" remarks about women on his show.

Reason.com—Brickbats. Michael Zydeck was just about to pour cement on a new driveway when East Lansing, Michigan, officials told him they'd erroneously issued a permit for a driveway larger than allowed in that neighborhood. So he went through the process a second time, got another permit for a smaller driveway, and had it poured. Officials now say they screwed up again and the driveway is still too big to be in compliance; he must fix it or face jail time. They've offered him $1,500 to offset the cost, which Zydeck...

Time—We Can’t Talk About 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Without Talking About Bryan Singer. The film that won the Golden Globe for Best Drama, Motion Picture last night may as well have been directed by a ghost. When producer Graham King accepted the award for that movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, he neatly sidestepped mentioning the name of the film’s credited director. When the film’s star, Rami Malek, won an award

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