Almost two years after Warner Bros. officially announced that it was making an Aquaman movie, Harriet Tubman—an actual American hero who did cooler stuff than Aquaman ever did—is finally getting a movie of her own as well. This comes from Deadline, which says the movie will be called Harriet and that Homeland director Seith Mann will be directing. Show More Summary
Captain America has been one of pop culture’s most prominent superheroes for 75 years, serving not just as the United States’ patriotic defender, but also fighting for what’s right no matter what. This mission extends...Show More Summary
American “heroes” often were hailed in their time but are viewed differently through the lens of history, as is happening to racist presidents Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson, notes Lawrence Davidson. By Lawrence Davidson It seems as though some of…Read more ?
When the producers of Sunday night's American Country Countdown Awards approached Toby Keith about playing a tribute to his musical hero, Merle Haggard, he didn't have to think twice. "He was always really a good person to me," said Keith of Haggard, who died April 6th. "Between the closeness we had...
Sanders should continue his fight to represent the interests of American workers. There's too much at stake. Since Hillary Clinton’s triumphant Tuesday, in which she won four out of the five state primaries and padded her delegate lead—almost...Show More Summary
Sanders should continue his fight to represent the interests of American workers. There's too much at stake
Captain America: Civil War opened abroad this week, and it’s set to hit theaters all over the United States on May 6, 2016. Tickets are going fast as fans of the latest Marvel hero film seek to purchase their seats for the early showings before they sell out. Show More Summary
Cobra Commender's protege takes on Zarana AND the Baroness.
It may seem like Evan Peters has his acting career on track, but even he's "still trying to figure it out." In a recent interview with James Franco for Hero magazine, the actor opened up about how he got his start as an actor and how...Show More Summary
Slave owning genocidal maniac President Andrew Jackson has been taken off the front of the twenty dollar currency, or at least moved to the back of the bill. Replacing the infamous Indian killer will be American super hero Harriet Tubman, conductor of the Underground Railroad, which did the opposite of what Jackson did. Show More Summary
Venezuelan soccer club Deportivo Táchin knocked off Mexican club UNAM 1-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores round of 16 matchup on Tuesday. That’s a pretty big deal for folks who follow South American club soccer, seeing as how Deportivo is the no. 15 seed and UNAM is the no. 2 seed. However, […]
She’s been depicted in portraits and statues, served as a hero of folk tales and an icon of civil rights and feminism, made into a parody Barbie doll, and even helped Abraham Lincoln slay vampires. Now she’s going to join Lincoln in the ultimate domain of dead white males – on American money.
MercatorNet has a list of ten books featuring “Heroes and Heroines of Conscience.” In preparing for the coming age, American Catholics would do well to read these books, almost all of which are true stories. We don’t live in Tudor England, or Nazi Europe, or Soviet Russia, but with each passing year we can find [...]
The American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA) announced its April Autoimmune Heroes - the countless volunteers who have supported AARDA and its mission, with special recognition to 10 individuals who have served continuously for roughly 20-plus years.
If Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks weren't already established in our 21st century pantheon of foremost American playwrights, Father Comes Home From the Wars would place her there. The first three parts of a projected nine-part cycle, Father Comes Home at the Mark Taper Forum is a drama of epic proportion...
On last night's episode of Full Frontal, Samantha Bee devoted a segment to expertly skewering the commentators, racists, and assholes who have spoken out against the Treasury Department's plan to put Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. As she points out: Change is hard, and it's important in instances like this ... More »
LONDON — At one time or another we've all experienced the grim sensation of being hungry while stuck on moving public transport. SEE ALSO: American hero smashes pizza into her face on Kiss Cam like nobody's business A British DJ trapped on a train from Glasgow to Sheffield recently experienced just that. Show More Summary
AN ELITE American fighter. A khaki colour palate. Arabic shouting in the background. Sudden gunfire, and the hero narrowly escapes a treacherous ambush. Is it “American Sniper”? “The Hurt Locker” or “Green Zone”? Possibly all of the above. Show More Summary
Denmark has awarded a US Army intelligence officer who is working in Iraq with the Danish Defense Medal for Special Meritorious Effort. He helped stop a terrorist plot to blow
Ten years ago today, one of my heroes died. Jane Jacobs, author of The Death & Life of Great American Cities, was 89. Her 1961 classic was a sharp critique of Urban Renewal — the erase & replace thinking that was commonplace at the time. New York’s Robert Moses & St....