Penn Jillette on new novel ‘Random,’ religion, Trump

“Whenever you start losing faith in people, the cure for that is to be around people. There's nobody on the streets of Manhattan that won't help you if you have real trouble. It really happens. But we have gotten this idea of evil deep into people's minds. And it doesn't matter what side you're on,” says Penn Jillette. Photo courtesy of Penn Jillette

Magician Penn Jillette’s new novel “Random” is about a son who inherits his father’s crippling gambling debt and must repay it if he wants to live.

The U.S. is seeing a wave of job cuts at some of the biggest tech companies, including Amazon, Meta, Twitter, Salesforce, Stripe, Redfin, and Lyft.

The U.S. is shifting towards electric cars, and some gas stations are preparing now by building charging ports. But the transition is financially tough.