Interviews: McAfee Says House Fire Was No Accident
According to reports a bush fire burned down John McAfee's home in Belize on Thursday. The local fire department was unable to to contain the blaze and the the two main buildings were completely destroyed. Property Manager Noel Codd (who was not there at the time) estimated the value of the buildings at $250,000 each. Despite the reported cause of the fire, McAfee says that the destruction of his compound was no accident. We caught up with him to talk about why he thinks the fire was set and what he plans to do now. Read below to see what he had to say.
Amazon Studios Picks Up “Alpha House” Comedy Series Starring John Goodman, Gives “Zombieland” The Axe
In the wake of releasing eight comedy series pilots into the wild last month, Amazon is starting to make decisions concerning which pilots will be purchased for development and which will get the axe. According to Reuters, the company has chosen to build out Alpha House, a show featuring John Goodman about four Senators in DC who live in a house together, as well as Betas. Betas tells the story of startups trying to make it in the world and stars Ed Begley Jr.
Milwaukee reverses Holler House bra ban
A decision by a city inspector to have bras hanging from the ceiling of a Milwaukee bar taken down because of fire hazard has been rescinded. The owner of Holler House tavern Marcy Skowronski said she and her friends started the tradition 45 years ago.
Illinois Senate passes medical marijuana bill, now up to Governor
The Illinois senate passed a medical marijuana bill on Friday by a 35-21 vote after a debate that saw several Republicans speak out against the bill. The bill already passed the Illinois House and now awaits Governor Pat Quinn's signature to become law.
Stone House lives to tell the tale of two U.S. Civil War battles
The Stone House in Manassas, Virginia stands on the fields where two major Civil War battles took place. Today the property is open to the public.