Congress After Hours: What Congress Is Doing When It’s Doing Nothing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Capitol Hill interns have leaked shocking footage of Congressional proceedings that seem to explain the legislative branch’s notorious gridlock. Long criticized for its stasis on any productive activity whatsoever, Congress is known by many Americans as a place where good ideas go to die. While partisan politics and constant filibustering were once believed to be the cause of congressional…

Hollywood Studios Offer Nic Cage $75m for 5-Year Movie Moratorium

LOS ANGELES — Three of the film industry’s largest studios have banded together to finance a new offer for Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage: $75 million to stay away from Tinseltown backlots for the next half-decade. Paramount, Universal, and Warner Brothers have reportedly pitched in $25 million each. Cage, once one of the film industry’s brightest talents, won an Oscar for his…