Remembering the Mooch: The 10 Best Moments from Scaramucci’s 10 Days in the White House | Vanity Fair

The Mooch may be gone, but he is not forgotten. Misty water-colored memories… From AP/REX/Shutterstock. On Friday, July 21, 2017, the Trump administration named Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci as the next White House communications director. On Monday, July 31, 2017, Scaramucci, a.k.a. “the Mooch,” was canned by newly sworn-in Chief of Staff John Kelly. […]

Trump Removes Anthony Scaramucci From Communications Director Role – The New York Times

close story-meta WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude verbal tirade against other senior members of the president’s senior staff. “Anthony Scaramucci will be leaving his role as White House Communications Director,” Sarah […]

Roomba’s Next Big Step Is Selling Maps of Your Home to the Highest Bidder

iRobot The Roomba is generally regarded as a cute little robot friend that no one but dogs would consider to be a potential menace. But for the last couple of years, the robovacs have been quietly mapping homes to maximize efficiency. Now, the device’s makers plan to sell that data to smart home device manufacturers, […]

T.J. Miller: My ‘Silicon Valley’ Exit ‘Felt Like a Breakup’

Bachmanity insanity no more: Silicon Valley said good-bye to Erlich Bachman, the show’s resident crude eccentric played by T.J. Miller, in last night’s episode. Vulture broke the news that Miller wouldn’t return to the show back in May, and in the time since, Miller has promised that his exit would be definitive. During Sunday’s season finale, Gavin Belson (Matt Ross) gives […]

Donald Trump’s first six months in office have been a spectacular failure. | New Republic

Donald Trump’s first six months in office have been a spectacular failure. Friday marks his sixth month in office. The White House had planned a week devoted to products that were Made in America (somewhat ironic given the First Family’s penchant for making things abroad), but Senators Mike Lee and Jerry Moranscuttled that Monday evening when they announced […]