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Text, Subtext, and Epic Violence :: John Kuntz on Directing 'Blasted'

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kilian Melloy | Aug 26
Sarah Kane's "Blasted" is famously violent; just as famous is how the play was poorly received at its premiere. Now it's a landmark. John Kuntz chats with EDGE about directing this most rough and raw of theater works.

Top French Court to Rule on Legality of Burkini Bans

STYLE | Aug 26
France's highest administrative court is considering whether it's legal for towns to ban body-covering burkini swimsuits, which have become a symbol of tensions around the place of Islam in secular France.

University of Vermont Axes North Carolina Game Over Anti-LGBT Law

NEWS | Aug 26
The University of Vermont has canceled its women's basketball team's upcoming game in North Carolina over a state law that governs transgender bathroom access.

'Alt-Right' Hashtag Spurs Racism, Rebukes During Speech

NEWS | Aug 26
Wondering what "alt-right" means? There's a hashtag for that - but the results might not be pretty.

Burr Sticks to Low-Key Style In N. Carolina Re-Election Bid

NEWS | By Gary D. Robertson | Aug 26
Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move on.

Housing Aid Theft: Probation for Bounce Artist Big Freedia

ENTERTAINMENT | By Kevin McGill | Aug 26
Bounce entertainer Big Freedia was sentenced to three years' probation and fined $35,000 by a federal judge Thursday after admitting to bilking the federal government out of housing aid.

Strong Aftershocks Rattle Devastated Italian Earthquake Zone

NEWS | By Paolo Santalucia and Nicole Winfield | Aug 26
Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake. The first funerals were scheduled for some of the 267 dead.

Trump Immigration Waffle Reflects Voter Confusion on Issue

NEWS | By Nicholas Riccardo and Bill Barrow | Aug 26
Trump is now either caught up in, or trying to exploit, that contradiction as he considers "softening" his controversial immigration stance.

Texas College Students Rally Against Gun Law With Sex Toys

NEWS | Aug 26
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.

Fan-Made 'Star Trek' Sets Become NY Tourist Attraction

ENTERTAINMENT | By Michael Hill | Aug 26
On its many voyages through space, the Starship Enterprise has endured bridge-shaking blasts from enemy ships and infiltration by scheming aliens. Now it's being invaded by tourists.

Good Clean Love: The Smell of Sexy

STYLE | By Carrie Chantler | Aug 26
Sexual health company Good Clean Love launches its latest creation: aphrodisiac scents designed to awaken the passionate lover in each of us.


Entertainment

Review :: Is That You?

By Roger Walker-Dack | Aug 26
This entertaining road movie from Israeli filmmaker Dani Menkin would have played so much better if it had been filmed as a documentary.


Business

Kibbles 'n Bits Sales Suffer As Pet Owners Get Pickier

Aug 26
Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering.


Technology

China Sets Sights on New Global Export: Nuclear Energy

By Joe McDonald | Aug 26
On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.


Finance

Costly Financial Fees You May Not Know You're Paying

By Dayana Yochim | Aug 25
Thanks to a new fee-disclosure rule from the Department of Labor, financial pros who offer retirement advice will have to disclose all costs associated with their services and products beginning in April.


Cars

Tesla Lays Claim to World's Fastest Production Car

Aug 26
Tesla Motors says a new version of the Model S electric car is the quickest production car in the world from zero to 60 miles per hour.


Style

Las Vegas' High Roller Launches First In-Cabin Chocolate Tasting

Aug 26
Journey 550 feet into the air on the High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel, as it launches the in-cabin chocolate tasting experience with Ethel M Chocolates on Thursday, Sept. 1.


Health/Fitness

Network Advantage Card Helps Families Stay Healthy for $20 A Month

By EDGE | Aug 25
Millions of Americans are suffering from chronic illness and disease that is costing them money in health care bills and lost wages. But the Network Advantage Card can help, at a low monthly cost.


Travel

Parks Service Marks Centennial With New Citizens, Monument

Aug 26
The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem in Washington, D.C.


Nightlife

Boston, MA

FUZZ :: Friday, August 12, 2016

Aug 19
FUZZ was back at The Alley Bar last week with DJ Brent Covington and DJ Taffy spinning. EDGE was on hand to take pics.

Key West Tropical Heat 2016

Aug 24
The Key West Business Guild hosted Tropical Heat at the finest all male resorts on the island including The Island House, Alexander's and The New Orleans House. EDGE was there as well. Check out these great photos.