How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services marketplace?

Earlier today, the services marketplace Thumbtack held a small seminar for 300 of its best gig economy workers at an event space in San Francisco. For the nearly ten-year-old company the event was designed to introduce some new features and a redesign of its brand that had softly launched earlier in the week. On hand,…

Rand Paul Fast Facts

( CNN) Here’s a look at the life of Rand Paul, US senator from Kentucky. Birth place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Birth name: Randal Howard Paul Other Facts: Timeline:

New Yorks Most Subversive Christmas Show: Review of Justin Vivian Bond: The Bipolar Express

Justin Vivian Bond’s’ The Bipolar Express’ at Joe’s Pub in New York begins as a sly celebration of dysfunction, and objective as a cleverly heartwarming Christmas pageant.”> The latest installment of Justin Vivian Bonds two-decades-plus cabaret act, currently at Joes Pub in New York City, is true to the spirit of its mischievous title. A…

These Are The Areas Of The USA In Most Danger From The Zika Virus

The Zika virus continues to spread across the world, and medical researchers are understandably alarmed. There is strong evidence, increasing by the day, that the Zika virus is causing babies to be born with abnormally shrunken heads, called microcephaly. In the most horrific example to date, one baby was stillborn after the virus appeared to…

How a political strategist and former NAACP advisor became Silicon Valley’s Olivia Pope

Ruben Harris Crunch Network Contributor Ruben Harris is a professional cellist and a recovering investment banker who now leads collaboration in San Francisco for Honor, a healthcare startup focused on seniors. He is also a founder of the Breaking Into Startups podcast. More posts by this contributor : At the same time that a new…

The Last of the Great Old-School New York Trial Lawyers

An attorney who isn’t afraid to hurl a punch still roams the courthouses of the city’s outer boroughs, racking up big wins for bad clients.”> Last month he delivered a not guilty verdict for a client who had signed a confession to firing a. 9mm bullet into his girlfriends head. Before that, it was a…

Michael Moores Top-Secret Trump Documentary Revealed: Depress the Trump Vote

The Daily Beast caught the premiere screening of the shrouded-in-secrecy cinema in New York. Here’s what it’s all about–and what Moore had to say about it. “> Late Monday night, Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Michael Moore announced via Twitter that hed be screening a top-secret movie project Tuesday evening in New York. Accompanying the proclamation was…

Cops: Babysitter Robbed Bank to Pay for Her Other Crimes

Rachel Einspahr of Colorado allegedly claimed a gunman was holding two kids captive as she demanded money from a teller. Police accuse her of knocking off the place so she could pay restitution for forgery. “> A nanny is accused of using the children she was watching to rob a bank in order to pay…

Paul LePage Compares Everything to the Holocaust, Wants Donald Trump to Be Authoritarian

Maine’s wingnut-in-chief says flat out he wants a fascist to be president after once comparing Obamacare to the Holocaust.”> Maine Governor Paul LePage, who on Tuesday persisted on Donald Trump to indicate some authoritarian power, has a history of likening government agencies to the most notorious authoritarian of them all, Adolf Hitler. Sometimes, I wonder…