ByMartin Vlcek: First, let me state that I am a great admirer of both John Hussman and Nassim Taleb. I am a regular reader of their analyses and have enjoyed several of Mr. Taleb's books. "Fooled by Randomness" and "The Black Swan" are excellent books that I've read several times, but my favorite book written by Mr. Show More Summary
Stocking up on groceries before the weekend rush, Mila Kunis went to Trader Joe's in Los Angeles on Thursday (March 13). The "Black Swan" star looked cute in a plaid button-down shirt, light blue jeans, and white sneakers as she carried...Show More Summary
The stock market is down after reaching all-time highs again in March. That means it’s time to talk about black swans, dragon-kings, and other such ilk; never mind the winter is beginning to thaw and economic indicators are improving for the U.S.
By Dave Kranzler: I have been forecasting that the housing market is going to re-enter the bear market trend that began in mid-2005. The enormous amount of Fed/Government stimulus, combined with a temporary surge in investor buying, created a short bounce/bubble in the housing market. Show More Summary
To celebrate its collaboration with The Black Swan in Singapore, Perrier-Jouët held a cocktail reception, on March 4, at The Powder Room. The dress code for the intimate gathering of about 80 guests was “Elegant with a touch of green”. Read the rest of the story at: Perrier-Jouet Celebrates Collaboration with The Black Swan
Probably one of the more anticipated movies this month--for many different reasons and depending on your religious beliefs--is Noah, Darren Aronofksy's long-awaited follow-up to the Oscar-winning Black Swan, which also returns him to...Show More Summary
For the past two two decades, Jerry David DeCicca has been the quivering bellow and formidable sideburns out front of Columbus, Ohio folk-rock band the Black Swans, a project that has endured through many lineups, stylistic evolutions, and the 2008 death of violinist Noel Sayre, the only other founding member. They’ve racked up a rich, [...]
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Hoping to combat the sort of controversy it guaranteed the second it gave the director of Black Swan license to make an “edgy,” “not very religious” biblical epic, Paramount has announced it will affix its marketing materials for Darren...Show More Summary
By James Picerno: The Telegraph's Jeremy Warner wonders if the political crisis that recently overturned the government in the Ukraine could be "the next Black Swan for West's financial markets?" It's a reasonable question, although a true Black Swan event, by definition, is unpredictable. Show More Summary
She's known for her roles on both the big and small screen and now Mila Kunis is about to make a splash in a new series of commercials. Bringing her fierce feminine flavor to the brand, the "Black Swan" star promotes Jim Beam's bourbon. All...Show More Summary
Nassim Taleb called it a "black swan." Donald Rumsfeld went with "unknown unknown." But in Wall Street parlance, the likelihood of a low-probability, highly-catastrophic event is known as "tail risk." Perhaps that's why Goldman Sachs...Show More Summary
Hot off Curse of Chucky, and starring in “True Blood,” TheWrap says actress Fiona Dourif is set to star in the psychological thriller Origami Fox. A thriller in the vein of Darren Aronofsky’s Black Swan and David Fincher’s The Game, Origami Fox is set in... Read More
Initial screenings of Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" has revealed that Christians were not entirely on board with the "Black Swan" director's depiction of the famous Genesis character.
In addition, several variations of an international cast poster have been released for this upcoming biblical thriller from the director of Black Swan. [...]
Guest essay by Tony Brown The sun was warm and the wind a friendly zephyr as we enjoyed coffee and a cake on Dawlish sea front. A place known to millions of British holidaymakers as a pretty, if rather faded, … Continue reading ?
Noah isn't just another big-budget Hollywood product. The film, from celebrated director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler), is the first of several major movies based on spiritual source material. Recent films like Soul Surfer, Fireproof and Letters from God leveraged modest budgets to tell faith-friendly tales. Show More Summary
Russell Crowe stars as the Biblical hero in Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah, which will make an appearance during the Super Bowl nearly a month before it hits theaters. Word is the pic from the Black Swan helmer isn’t your grandpa’s kind of Bible study (or even Mark Burnett’s) but a dark existential take on the Ark saga. Show More Summary
A new ballet drama series called Flesh and Bone from Breaking Bad producer Moira Walley-Beckett is heading to the cable network Starz, which sounds like great news for any dance fan out there (especially those who are still smarting from last year’s cancellation of Bunheads). Show More Summary