Haute 100 NYC: Matt Harvey Retires First 6 Batters at Spring Training

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Excitement is running high for the triumphant return of the Mets pitcher Matt Harvey: at a Spring Training game last week the pitcher through two flawless innings, his first play time in 18 months.

The pitcher looks to have recovered from Tommy John surgery that caused him to miss the entirety of the 2014 season.

Harvey retired all six batters of the Detroit Tigers’ roster that he went against and his pitch speed reached a startling velocity of 99 mph: “Things felt so good that the fact that I did have surgery is completely out of my mind,” said Harvey.

Martin Scorsese fully endorses iPad, or at least that’s Apple’s commercial for the new iPads would have you believe. Marty’s voice can be heard over the commercial, launching the campaign for Apple’s Make a film with an iPad. The actual ad was shot on an iPad, and its great quality is itself a strong campaign for the power of iPad filmmaking.

Image via AP
Image via AP

Scorsese’s voice-over was taken from his commencement speech given to the NYU Tisch School of the Arts graduating class of 2014. In the speech, Scorsese said to the class, “Every scene is a lesson. Every shot is a school. Let the learning continue.”

Former NYC mayor Rudy Giuliani called for President Obama to toughen his stance on Iran at an opposition rally; Giuliani went as far as to call the Iran government an “insane” regime. The rally was held in Berlin and put together by an exiled from Iran opposition group called the National Council of Resistance of Iran.

Giuliani told the rally that anyone who thinks that Iran is stockpiling nuclear weapons for means of peace is being just plain “stupid.”

Giuliani said after the rally to the Associated Press that he believes the Shiite-controlled Iran government wants to exert control over Iraq and Syria and that this could prompt a very severe reaction from the Sunni-controlled Saudi Arabia.

Secretary of State John Kerry has recently said Washington will endorse only an agreement with Iran that stunts the nuclear arms stockpiling all together.