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Anti-Abortion Hype: "Pro-Choicers" Want to Kill "Newborns" and "Toddlers"

Infanticide is rare in America and has few advocates, yet anti-choice activists are leveling an accusation that more and more "pro-choicers" favor this form of murder. American Right to Life, a national anti-choice organization, is stepping...Show More Summary

High-Ranking Counterterrorism Cop Sued For Randomly Arresting Protester

Three years ago, a small group of Occupy Wall Street protesters stood in Zuccotti Park shortly after midnight and watched the NYPD handcuff eight demonstrators for no apparent reason. None of the arresting officers would tell us why the protesters were being singled out, but that night NYPD Inspector Salvatore DiPace, Jr. Show More Summary

Haunting Graffiti in the GGP Panhandle – Hey, How Many Gallons of Pure HETCH HETCHY Water Has SFGov EVER Recycled? Ever?

TweetThis is arresting: It’s at the famed half-million-dollar Honorable Gavin Chrsitopher Newsom Toilet Building in the Golden Gate Park Panhandle. (Learn about the building itself from SF Weekly’s Joe Eskenazi here – “Class For Your Ass.”) Anyway, yes, our drinking water comes from the Yosemite area, from a thousand li away. So, you’re oll korrect […]

Morning Reads for March 4th

Have some quality reads. “Lo-Fi Funk” by Blueprint Georgia’s public defender system could once again be an embarrassment.  What will become of Beverly Hall’s legacy–and the APS cheating trial–now that the former superintendent died.Show More Summary

Is David Chiu Really This Orange? The Challenges of White Balance at the Chambers of the Board of Superviors – Desaturation = Win

TweetThe offending photo, reposted today: Click on over to SFGate – it looks worse over there. That’s over the line, IMO. Here’s a two-step fix – tone down the Saturation by sliding left and then brighten up the remaining sunburned-looking patch on the forehead using Replace Color: JMO. Is this impermissible photo manipulation? IDK, but […]

Video: NYC Urban Explorers Make Trespassing Look Pretty

      Filmmaker Jeff Seal spent several weeks tagging along with some self-described urban explorers as they roamed the NYC subway system, clambered up bridges, and sneaked to the top of various Manhattan skyscrapers for Instagram glory. Show More Summary

Jeffrey P. Nesker brings ELSEWHERE, NY to Cinequest

1Q: Tell us a little about the origins of Elsewhere, NY, from concept to financing. The story of Elsewhere, NY has to start with Tom Wilton, the writer and my fellow producer. Tom is a gifted filmmaker in his own right, a zen master of zero budget filmmaking, and a guy I’ve had a long […]

Trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's Wayward Pines

One of the big summer TV events on the horizon is M. Night Shyamalan's Wayward Pines on Fox, and here's the new trailer. Shyamalan—or as I like to call him, "Plots McTwisty"—has fallen out of favor with many of us, but this news series...Show More Summary

Republican Political Group Calls Jeb Bush "Unelectable," Posts Video of Jeb and Hillary Clinton Acting Chummy

The fact that Jeb Bush once said a kind word about Hillary Clinton renders him unfit for elected office, a Republican group argues. American Spirit / Shutterstock.com I'm relieved to see that not everybody on the Republican side is embracing Jeb Bush. Show More Summary

"Everywhere We Go, It's the Tottenham Boys Making All the Noise" at the Greyhound Bar in Highland Park

"He's one of our own" - Tottenham's new homegrown hero, Harry Kane - Getty Images It was an ungodly 5 a.m. on a recent Saturday, and the strains of a rousing English soccer club anthem, "When the Spurs go Marching In," strutted out from the Greyhound Bar in Northeast Los Angeles across Figueroa Street. Show More Summary

Spokane Councilman Blames Contagious Diseases on Illegal Immigrants

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Councilman Mike Fagan is also a climate skeptic. Screenshot from Vimeo The Spokesman-Review reports that Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan, who is a health board member, expressed on his Facebook account serious doubts about the use...Show More Summary

Bellwood Quarry as seen by a lonely drone

Drone Video of Bellwood Quarry on the Atlanta BeltLine - AmericanDroneIndustries.com from E.T. Phoned Home on Vimeo.Have you been trying to access Bellwood Quarry, northwest Atlanta's hole-in-the-ground that will one day become the city's...Show More Summary

Night Flight Over San Francisco

It’s not often you get to see a night flight over the city, but this one in HD is pretty awesome. They did a great job shooting the airport (SFO), which is not usually allowed. The Golden Gate Bridge and … Continue reading ?

The Morning News: Seattle Symphony Orchestra Has Won Its First Grammy, and a Second Cop Has Been Taken Off the Streets

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle Symphony French conductor Ludovic Morlot is music director of the Seattle Symphony. Seattle Symphony Orchestra Won Its First Grammy Yesterday, After 18 Previous Nominations: They won it for John Luther Adams’ "atmospheric and revolutionary piece" Become Ocean, recorded at Benaroya Hall. Show More Summary

From Prison to the Pulpit: A Powerful Story of Hope

I want to introduce you to Rev. Darren Ferguson, a pastor who first found his faith while in prison for attempted murder. Rev. Ferguson spent nine years in federal prison, first at Rikers Island and then at Sing Sing in New York, where Darren and I met. Show More Summary

From Prison to the Pulpit: A Powerful Story of Hope

I want to introduce you to Rev. Darren Ferguson, a pastor who first found his faith while in prison for attempted murder. Rev. Ferguson spent nine years in federal prison, first at Rikers Island and then at Sing Sing in New York, where Darren and I met. Show More Summary

How to Imagine a Symphony Orchestra: Mina Zikri and the Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago

Mina Zikri is a lot like other artists, or at least he's a lot like other promising, new artists who you might not know about.  When you see him perform, for example, not only is the intensity of his dedication immediately clear, but...Show More Summary

Dunwoody and the Great Gigabyte Oversight

Video Google recently announced the future launch of “ultra-high-speed broadband service” in nine metro Atlanta cities. But remarkably, Dunwoody was not on the list. The company’s announcement, similar to recent proclamations from AT&T, didn’t reveal much more than a future promise of gigabyte speed service. Show More Summary

Illinois Educational Funding -- Expect Deep Cuts

Within 24 hours of Governor Bruce Rauner taking office, numerous media outlets reported on his immediate steps to rectify Illinois' dire financial situation. While his first acts as governor weren't earth-shattering, they are more than...Show More Summary

Pulitzer Prize–Winning Food Critic Jonathan Gold Abandons ‘Anonymity’

Stay gold, Gold. Los Angeles Times critic Jonathan Gold, who was the first food writer to win a Pulitzer Prize in criticism for his work at L.A. Weekly in 2007, has gone more or less public with his identity, writing an essay stating...Show More Summary

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