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Leonard Leo Explains How Billionaires Can Push America to the Right

Conservative activist and Supreme Court puppetmaster Leonard Leo recently outlined his pitch for billionaires on how they can help move the United States government and society to the right.  “It’s really important that we flood the zone with cases that challenge misuse of the Constitution by the administrative state and by Congress,” Leo said in a new podcast interview, calling on the ultra-wealthy to support these litigation efforts.  “We have a great Overton window in the next couple of decades to really…

Brave Browser Is Bringing its AI Assistant Leo to Android Devices

Brave browser, known for its privacy-focused features, is bringing its artificial intelligence (AI) assistant Leo to Android devices. The software firm first announced its AI chatbot in November 2023, when Leo was added to the desktop browser. The company's chatbot can run on several large language models, which are available for both the free version (with rate limits) and the premium version. Leo can perform all the general tasks of an AI assistant including summarising pages, answering queries, conversing, as well as…

Brave browser introduces AI assistant Leo on Android; now you can generate content, write code

Privacy-focused browsers have become extremely popular in recent years. One such browser is Brave, an open-source web browser based on the Chromium web browser. It is certainly an intriguing option for those who wish to protect their identity online and stay safe from advertisements and trackers. Keeping up with the latest boom in artificial intelligence (AI), Brave introduced an AI assistant named Leo in 2023. Now, it is bringing it to Android devices.Brave AI assistant on AndroidLeo is an AI-powered chat assistant that…

Supreme Court Architect Leonard Leo Expands His Dark Money Operation

Conservative activist and judicial puppetmaster Leonard Leo is building out his dark money network.  A counsel at one of Leo’s primary nonprofits recently registered two new dark money organizations with subsidiaries whose names just so happen to be very similar to groups through which Leo has run some of his most effective activism campaigns. “The network’s infrastructure is expanding to keep up with new projects, and there will be more to come,” a person close to the network tells Rolling Stone.  The…

Prime Target coming to Apple TV Plus — a new conspiracy thriller starring White Lotus’ Leo Woodall

Apple TV Plus has announced a brand-new thriller called “Prime Target,” starring Quintessa Swindel and SAG Award winner Leo Woodall.Leo Woodall is the talk of the town at the moment, recently starring in Netflix’s critically acclaimed One Day based on David Nicholls' bestselling book. You’ll also recognize Woodall from the second series of Emmy award-winning White Lotus, where he portrayed Jack, a boy caught up in the mafia.Will Prime Target be prime viewing?Prime Target follows Edward Brooks, played by Woodall, as he…

Mutant Mayhem’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Back in First Look at New Series

Image: Paramount+We’re still bummed that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem—one of io9's favorites of 2023—didn’t snag a Best Animated Film nomination, but this teaser showcasing spin-off series Tales of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is a mighty fine tonic.Turtle Power with Melissa Navia | First FandomsThe core cast of the film is back: Micah Abbey as Donatello, Shamon Brown Jr. as Michelangelo, Nicolas Cantu as Leonardo, Brady Noon as Raphael, and Ayo Edebiri, a newly minted Golden Globe and Emmy winner

‘If it goes to my head, I’ll be unbearable’: actor Leo Woodall on taking the lead in One Day | Culture

When the actor Leo Woodall and I first meet, at a vegan café in north London, not far from the home he shares with his older brother, we have an improbably polite exchange about whether or not to order breakfast, it being just after breakfast time but not yet lunch.“I’ll eat something if you eat something,” Woodall says.“I’m OK,” I say. “Really.”“You’re not going to get something?”“Not if you’re not,” I say.“Well, I’m definitely getting something then,” he says, “so you can eat.”The rest of our conversation goes something…

Hard By a Great Forest by Leo Vardiashvili review – a quest in the wake of Soviet collapse | Fiction

A biblical flood that saw escaped zoo animals wandering the streets of the Georgian capital Tbilisi furnishes the surreal backdrop of Leo Vardiashvili’s debut. A compelling novel about war, family separation and ambivalent homecoming, its tale of sacrifice, guilt and betrayal is propelled by dark mysteries and offset by glorious shafts of humour.“Our mother stayed so we could escape,” narrator Saba confesses. Like thousands of Georgians, he fled the country during the civil wars that followed Soviet collapse in 1991 and a…

Thunderbolts Might Be Close to Finding a Steven Yeun Replacement

Netflix wants to make a sequel to Leo already. Go behind the scenes on Ghosbusters: The Frozen Empire. Plus, Wolf Pack will howl no more at Paramount. Spoilers, away!'We’re Gonna Drop a Bomb' | David Harbour on ThunderboltsThunderboltsTHR reports that Marvel is close to tapping Top Gun: Maverick’s Lewis Pullman to replace Steven Yeun as a key role in Thunderbolts. Leo 2During a recent interview with The Wrap, co-chief executive officer of Netflix Ted Sarandos revealed the streamer is “kicking around” the idea of a sequel…