The Mitchum brothers are added and several characters are shifted around. READ MORE
In the final session before the summer break, the parliamentarians held lively discussions on driverless vehicles, the National Health Service, the West Midlands, pensions, the exit from the European Union, the voting age, tertiary education, job centers, war veterans, poverty, child abuse, public sector pay, credit card surcharges, income inequality, ISIS, crime, parochial schools, a report on Saudi Arabia, and infrastructure spending. Best bits below. READ MORE
Albert and Constance date, Candie and Anthony discuss climate control, and Tammy tortures Gordon. These are this week's classic moments. READ MORE
The candidates' financial statements for the last two month period have been released and they are all disappointing. The mayor still leads but Nicole Malliotakis has picked up steam since Paul Massey dropped out of the race. Aside from that, not much happened on the campaign trail with the exception of Bo Dietl figuring out a way to squeeze himself onto the Republican ballot. This week's installment of the 2017 New York City Mayoral Candidates Power Rankings sees Nicole Malliotakis holding on to the top spot. READ MORE
"Social Q's" is Philip Galanes's advice column in the New York Times. Every Tuesday in Anti-Social Q's, I will answer the same questions as "Social Q's," with a greater regard for the sad state of the human condition.
This week Philip deals with a variety of issues. Parents want to attend a municipal wedding, someone wants to know how to interact with someone they despise, another person meddles in the personal affairs of other families, and a woman cannot deal with living in an apartment building.