“It’s coming,” a baritone voice warns as images of a fiery hellscape flash across the screen. “Lies. Deception,” someone whispers, just before the narrator launches into a diatribe about Josh Fox’s new documentary, Gasland Part II, in a youtube clip whose esthetic falls somewhere between b-horror movie and election season attack ad. Show More Summary
The most recent round of grants by the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM) demonstrates – again – where the future of stem cell research lies. As documented in a previous publication on this website, since its first round of grants to specific research projects in 2007, CIRM has been steadily moving away from its [...]
[Content note: Homophobia, terrorism, sexual abuse]It's A New Week:Pat Robertson says marriage equality is a plot by the Illuminati. Or something.Singer Rolf Harris has been arrested in connection with a sexual abuse investigation.Chrissy Amphlett, frontwoman for the Divinyls, died Sunday at her home in New York. Show More Summary
Members of Congress were described as shocked after seeing a documentary on Friday that profiles the House of Horrors abortion clinic run by Kermit Gosnell where gruesome late-term abortions and infanticides occurred. The Susan B. Anthony List and the Pennsylvania Family Institute hosted a Capitol Hill staff briefing and screening of the documentary film, 3801 [...]
Critics have been having a field day with “Real Beauty Sketches,” the latest ad campaign from Dove. They’ve underscored that most of the featured women already appear close to our society’s beauty ideals—white, under 40, blonde, thin; they’ve labeled the campaign both racist and misogynistic. Show More Summary
On April 12, Live Action posted an article on nurses in neonatal care units who were forced to stand helplessly by and watch while babies born alive after abortions died without medical care. On April 11, Live Action had published another article quoting abortion clinic workers discussing similar cases where the baby never made it out [...]
AlunaGeorge, featuring chanteuse Aluna Francis, is quickly becoming one of the breakout bands of 2013. Consisting of Francis and producer George Reid, the electronica group combines intimate vocals with synthesized pop, house, R&B, and dub-step. Show More Summary
Break of Reality, Vintage Their cover of the Game of Thrones theme song went viral(ish) a couple weeks ago. It is pretty great.How about you?
Recently I wrote about two outrageous campaigns against animal protection. In the Michigan legislature, there’s a bill designed to derail our wolf protection referendum, to repeal a 2006 referendum that banned the target shooting of mourning doves, and to cede...
The flagship video for the Dove ad campaign "Real Beauty Sketches" has generated over seven million views since its debut less than a week ago. The video documents an experiment Dove conducted where several women, each sitting alone, describe themselves to a forensic artist behind a curtain as he sketches them. Show More Summary
As Americans grapple with the tragic bombings in Boston on Monday and the U.S. government works to track down those responsible, a new report on detainee treatment after 9/11 sheds important light on some of the measures adopted by the U.S. Show More Summary
One of many complaints abortion supporters have against clinic regulations, which they call TRAP laws – Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers – is a requirement for wider doors and hallways than clinics apparently usually have. “At no point does the width of doorways have any bearing on the medical treatment that’s being administered,” griped Planned [...]
The Keystone XL Pipeline has been catapulted back in the spotlight of the House of Representatives this week, with Republicans continuing to waste taxpayer dollars rehashing who has the power to approve the project. Meanwhile, the State Department will be hosting a public hearing in Nebraska today to give residents a chance to comment on [...]
At nearly six weeks, the Gosnell trial has something in common with its unborn victims: it has a heartbeat now, and not just in the conservative press. The story is pulsing through the mainstream media, as alive as it’s ever been in the two years since Kermit Gosnell’s conviction. For once, the bloodcurdling accounts–so otherworldly [...]
I’ve finally stopped rolling my eyes hard enough to talk about Ray J and his new single “I Hit It First.” This (terrible) track is basically three minutes and 20 seconds of shade thrown at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, based on the well-known fact that Ray J was Kim’s partner in the infamous sex [...]
It's not every day you get a self-described "outlaw hip-hop harmonica player" and "beatbox poet" waging a war of words against the masterminds behind the tar sands, oil pipelines and super tankers. But then CR Avery doesn't just live...Show More Summary
In a new interview with the Today show on NBC, President Barack Obama refused to comment on the impending murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell. Obama’s own refusal to weigh in on the case comes after his White House spokesman refused to comment on or condemn the “beheadings” Gosnell did and oversaw at his [...]
The windy city has two major new parks in the works -- one for people, the other for the birds.
Today the U.S. Court of Appeals Ninth Circuit issued a landmark ruling that curtails one of the most wasteful and draconian features of our immigration lock-up system: the government's practice of putting immigration detainees behind...Show More Summary
Mainstream media and especially pro-abortion liberal opinionists are desperate to control the narrative on the horrific abortionist, Kermit Gosnell. Ignoring the fact that he is not the exception, but increasingly the rule among abortionists,...Show More Summary