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'Frank' Talk: An Interview with Actor Peter Macdissi

'Frank' Talk: An Interview with Actor Peter Macdissi

ARTS & CULTURE | By Gregg Shapiro | Nov 26
In "Uncle Frank," Alan Ball's second full-length feature, Peter Macdissi plays Walid, the partner of Frank (Paul Bettany). Both warily travel from Manhattan to the deep South for a family funeral. Macdissi discussed his work on the film.

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

Judge: California Can't Ban Offensive License Plates

NEWS | Nov 26
California can't enforce a ban vanity license plates it considers "offensive to good taste and decency" because that violates freedom of speech, a federal judge ruled Tuesday.

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

High Court Blocks NY Coronavirus Limits on Houses of Worship

NEWS | By Jessica Gresko | Nov 26
As coronavirus cases surge again nationwide the Supreme Court late Wednesday barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at churches and synagogues in areas designated as hard hit by the virus.

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

Is Aussie Hunk Harry Jowsey To Hot Too Handle?

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
Australian Harry Jowsey was the break-out star from Netflix's hit reality show "Too Hot Too Handle" this past summer. And a recent trip to California's Venice Beach showed as to why.

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

Young Gay Boy Pens Emotional Letter to Santa, Internet Melts

NEWS | By Kilian Melloy | Nov 26
A moving letter from a young boy named Will asked Santa if God still loves him even though he's gay. The letter is pulling heartstrings all across the internet.

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

$ize Doesn't Matter — At Least When It Comes to Income

ENTERTAINMENT | Nov 26
Size does matter, and smaller is more profitable, at least with men's incomes.

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

Move Over St. Paul: Napoli Stadium to be Named for Maradona

NEWS | By Andrew Dampf | Nov 26
The mayor of Naples started a formal process to rename the San Paolo stadium for Diego Maradona on Thursday.The move comes with the city in mourning for the soccer great, who died Wednesday of a heart attack at age 60.

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

They're Baaack: Trump and Allies Still Refuse Election Loss

NEWS | By Colleen Long, Alanna Durkin Richer and Zeke Miller | Nov 26
Trump's baseless claims have a way of coming back. And back. And back.

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

The Gift of Wellness: 9 Feel-Good Gifts of the Season

NEWS | By Matthew Wexler | Nov 26
EDGE canvassed various industries to curate our favorite picks of the season. Some are splurge-worthy; others are affordable giveaways that won't break the bank. Above all, conscious giving remains one of the most prominent themes of 2020.

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

New Legal Push Aims to Speed Magic Mushrooms to Dying Patients

Diagnosed with stage-four cancer, one patient is pouring energy into a new effort to help dying patients gain legal access to psilocybin — the mind-altering compound found in so-called magic mushrooms — to ease their psychic pain.


News

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

Germany to Compensate Gay Servicepeople for Discrimination

INTERNATIONAL | By Geir Moulson | Nov 26
Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved legislation that would provide compensation to gay servicepeople who experienced discrimination in the military before a change of policy 20 years ago.


Entertainment

Review: 'Superintelligence' Is Smart and Funny

Review: 'Superintelligence' Is Smart and Funny

MOVIES | By Kevin Taft | Nov 26
This Melissa McCarthy vehicle is a surprisingly charming and romantic comedy about compassion and kindness - something the world needs right now.


Business

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

Starbucks Barista Claims Firing for Refusing to Wear Pride Shirt

NATIONAL | By Kevin Schattenkirk | Nov 25
A former Starbucks barista in New Jersey is suing the corporation because, she alleges, she was fired for refusing to wear a "PRIDE" T-shirt.


Technology

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

LGBTQIA+ Gamers Who Are Blazing a Trail On and Offline

PERSONAL TECH | Nov 26
The world of online gaming is blowing up at the moment with everyone from professional eSports players to live gaming streamers growing in stature as mainstream entertainers and athletes.


Finance

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

Retirement Guide For LGBTQ Americans

NATIONAL | By John Schmidt | Nov 25
More than 3 million LGBT Americans are currently over 50, and that number is estimated to more than double over the next decade as Baby Boomers ride in on a rainbow-hued silver wave. And retirement presents many special issues for them.


Cars

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

Edmunds: Black Friday car Deals May Not Be as Bountiful

AUTO NEWS | By Ronald Montoya | Nov 25
While Black Friday savings on new cars aren't that dramatic — no 70% off fire sales here — they do generally make mid- to late November a good time to buy a car.


Style

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

Giving the Gift of CBD: 10 Favorite CBD Brands of the Season

HOME | Nov 25
EDGE has curated the ultimate CBD holiday gift guide, including CBD gift boxes, CBD gift bundles, and the best CBD products of 2020. The only difficulty will be deciding whether to gift them or keep for yourself!


Health/Fitness

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

Recovery Unplugged: What Gratitude Really Looks Like

HEALTH | By Jill Gleeson | Nov 25
"There's a split second when I wake up in the morning when I forget that I'm not waking up dope sick," says recovering addict Jonah Brooks. "Everything about my life is going so well, and it's just more beautiful than I ever thought possible."


Travel

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

Precautions Help Aspen Remain a Destination During Pandemic

By John Marshall | Nov 25
The small town has made people feel safer than in big, crowded cities. Outdoor activities are Aspen's calling card, and the mountains were a perfect place to escape the doldrums of months-long lockdowns.