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‘Exodus’ Director Ridley Scott And His Egyptologist Expert Mined Ancient Details

The extravagance and ostentation of ancient Egypt can seem rather theatrical to modern eyes, but as realized in Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings, it couldn't be more true to life. So says Dr. Alan Lloyd, a professor of Egyptology...Show More Summary

Alan Gross' Release: How It Went Down

last weekNews : The Two-Way

American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.

Film Review: Exodus: Gods and Kings (Dir. Ridley Scott)

Exodus: Gods and Kings Dir. Ridley Scott [20th Century Fox; 2014] by Alan Zilberman Rating: Ridley Scott’s style is that he has no style. Whether directing a war film or a science-fiction film, Scott shoots with the same sleek polish and attention to production values. Show More Summary

Alan Rusbridger to Step Down as Editor of The Guardian

Mr. Rusbridger will leave the post next summer, and will head the Scott Trust, the nonprofit that is the sole shareholder in the newspaper.

Alan Rusbridger will leave The Guardian

2 weeks agoIndustries / Media : Media Wire

Alan Rusbridger, the editor-in-chief of The Guardian, announced Wednesday in a tweetstorm he will leave his role at the news organization to become chair of The Scott Trust. Scott Trust is the “sole shareholder in Guardian Media Group,”...Show More Summary

Guardian Editor Alan Rusbridger Is Stepping Down

The editor in chief of The Guardian Alan Rusbridger is stepping down from his role next year, The Independent has reported. The Guardian has confirmed via tweet Rusbridger will become chair of The Scott Trust, the sole shareholder and...Show More Summary

House GOP Sues Administration Over Obama Health Care Law

J. Scott Applewhite/APHouse Speaker John Boehner of Ohio By ALAN FRAM WASHINGTON -- House Republicans sued the Obama administration Friday over its implementation of President Barack Obama's health care law, saying he had overstepped...Show More Summary

Billions and Billions for Botox

last monthNews : News Desk

In the nineteen-sixties, an ophthalmologist in San Francisco, Alan B. Scott, was researching a condition called strabismus, which makes people cross-eyed. He was interested in Botulinum Toxin Type A, a purified form of the bacterial toxin associated with botulism. Show More Summary

Was This Guy Date Raped Or Not? He Isn’t Sure.

2 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

“I’ve never been in a situation where I thought I could be raped,” H. Alan Scott (pictured) writes in a blog post published on the Huffington Post. “I’m a big guy, strong, how could I be raped? Until the moment when my legs were in the air, totally vulnerable, looking into the eyes of a man insistent […]

Speaking of “near certainty”

(Scott Johnson) Alan Dershowitz’s Wall Street Journal column “The education of a wartime president” is behind the Journal’s subscription paywall but is easily accessible via Google. I learned something from it and urge readers to check it out. Show More Summary

Take a look at the characters from Disney and Marvel's BIG HERO 6!

Character images from BIG HERO 6, starring T.J. Miller, Damon Wayans Jr., Genesis Rodriguez, Alan Tudyk, Maya Rudolph, Scott Adsit, and James Cromwell. Read the full article on AICN Disney unveiled character images for their first animated foray into the Marvel-verse, BIG HERO 6. Show More Summary

Rian Johnson Tweeted His Response to Star Wars News — He Just Doesn’t Want to Eff Up

Rian Johnson's response to the flurry of excitement surrounding the news that he's writing and directing Star Wars Episode VIII and writing the treatment for Episode IX? Tweeting a clip of Scott Glenn as Alan Shepard in 1983's The Right Stuff. And it's pretty much a confirmation. Rian's exact thoughts,... More »

Review: Marc Alan Fishman’s Snarky Synopsis – Ultimate FF #2

Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov. Art by Tom Grummett, Mario Guevara, Juan Vlaskco, Scott Hanna, Mark Pennington, Jay Leisten and Rachelle Rosenberg. Once I adopted Eric Larsen’s creed of “all issues are jumping-on issues” I’d like to say I’ve become a better comic reader because of it. Show More Summary

Wright Stuff: Wright-Designed Usonian Home in Ohio Wants $1.7M

Photos by Scott Bultman and Alan Weintraub via Pentfield House One of the nine Usonian Homes that Prarie School pope Frank Lloyd Wright built in Ohio just careened onto the market, offered with two other cottages on 18.45 acres for....

Audio: At FRC event, Harry Jackson says 'homosexuality isn't will of God; God didn't make anyone that way'

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Good As You

Senator Tim Scott (R), Senator Ted Cruz (R), Fox News' Todd Starnes, and Duck Dynasty star Alan Robertson. Those were just some of the other speakers who were on hand at a conference where this, voiced by prominent National Organization...

Standard Pacific's CEO Discusses Q1 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Standard Pacific Corp. (SPF) Q1 2014 Results Earnings Conference Call May 2, 2014 12:00 PM ET Executives Scott Stowell - President and CEO Jeff McCall - Chief Financial Officer Analysts Alan Ratner - Zelman & Associates Adam Rudiger - Wells Fargo Securities Michael Dahl - Credit Suisse Jason Marcus - J.P. Show More Summary

I Was Raised By the Internet: On Sharing Your Life With Everyone and No One at Once

If I was as successful at communicating my feelings as I am at avoiding phone calls, I'd be married by now. — H. Alan Scott (@HAlanScott) April 15, 2014 I tweeted this the other day as a joke. It was inspired because a friend kept calling to discuss details that could have easily been sent over text. Show More Summary

The L.A. Times Reveals 2013 Book Prize Finalists

10 months agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

John Grisham, “Robert Galbraith” (aka J.K. Rowling), Doris Kearns Goodwin, A. Scott Berg, Joe Sacco, Percival Everett, Claire Messud, Rainbow Rowell, Alan Weisman, and Gene Luen Yang are among the finalists for The Los Angeles Times’ 2013 Book Prize. The newspaper announced all of the finalists for the 34th annual L.A. Show More Summary

Strong U.S. Sales Help Propel Ford 4Q Profit Higher

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty ImagesFord CEO Alan Mulally. DEARBORN, Mich. -- Ford Motor Co. (F) beat Wall Street forecasts for fourth-quarter and full-year profits thanks to record results in North America and Asia. The Dearborn,Show More Summary

Big Art and Walden 3

11 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Utterly love this image... #OUTPOST Director Kevin Scott illustrates #Dystopia at American landmark http://t.co/Yjy2AFUtAW pic.twitter.com/h9HUbkkhgI — Alan Maskin (@OK_AlanMaskin) January 19, 2014 Architecture, big cinema, big history, big intrigue. Show More Summary

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