I’ve been watching the American Horror Story series since it started. And although the show hasn’t succeeded in giving me anything close to a nightmare since it’s first season, I’ve stood by to watch the story lines play out. But I’m dreading tonight’s episode because of the show’s problematic representation of blackness. SPOILER ALERT! One [...]
I dislike the term "middle class," for two reasons. One: it imposes a left-wing template on American society that simply does not fit. Two: it describes almost everyone and yet no one. Obama ran in 2008 and 2012 on the idea that he and his Democrats stood for the "middle class" against the Republican plutocrats and the Tea Party extremists. Show More Summary
Getty Images By Mark Johanson In less than a week, more than 3 million Americans will overwhelm airports across the nation as they head home for Thanksgiving in the busiest travel weekend of the year. It's a daunting thought, but the researchers behind a pair of reports released by the U.S. Show More Summary
A THR investigation reveals accounts of animal injury, death and complicity on huge Hollywood productions from "Life of Pi" to "The Hobbit" as the American Humane Association turns a blind eye. This story first appeared in the Dec 6....Show More Summary
The last four World Cups have been nightmares for American television viewers, with games kicking off at sunrise or (in 2002) in the middle of the night, and finishing in the middle of the afternoon. But Brazil's got our backs, and the match times are absolutely ideal for making sure no one gets a damn thing done at the office next summer. Read more...
(Reuters) - Shoppers like stay-at-home mom Susan Sterling are American retailers' worst nightmare this holiday season.
Except for public union workers with pensions that ultimately will not be met, retirement age for most keeps inching up. People need to work longer or go back to work after a few years of retirement because they have insufficient savings. Show More Summary
Earlier today I spoke with Jane Silk on the Alan Nathan show about the state of the American economy, welfare, and American attitudes on spending. Listen live here at 5:50pm ET, the segments lasts about 10 minutes. Read more from Reason.com on welfare and government spending here and here.
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare was one of several events to make their debut for this Halloween. A combination of haunted houses and rock concerts, Great American Nightmare ran at the Pomona Fairgrounds, home of the Los Angeles County Fair, for three weeks in October. The rock-n-roll vibe was everywhere apparent, and Great American Nightmare [...]
(Image: Derp-Am t-shirt now on sale at the NeatoShop) We bronies have been gradually building up our resources and mobilizing discreetly. We wanted to get a bit further along in the master plan before revealing our true intentions to the world. Show More Summary
Here are the graphs to prove it.
On Jan. 15, Gloria Huang, age 8, died. Of what is a question that sits at the root of this story, along with the where: Qatar. The girl was the adopted daughter of Matthew and Grace Huang, Americans who had been living in the Gulf nation for about six months...
On October 24 in Ciudad Juárez, the Dulces Blueberry maquiladora, a low-wage manufacturing plant that specializes in American Halloween candy, turned into a real-life house of horrors when an industrial explosion killed four workers, injured several dozens more and showered the area with a cloud of dust.
On October 24 in Ciudad Juárez, the Dulces Blueberry maquiladora, a low-wage manufacturing plant that specializes in American Halloween candy, turned into a real-life house of horrors when an industrial explosion killed four workers,...Show More Summary
The return of the dead is our society’s current favorite nightmare: you need only see The Walking Dead, World War Z, the resurrection storyline of American Horror Story: Coven, or any of the numerous undead-based entertainments on TV and in the movies. Show More Summary
Nancy Pelosi’s flippant remark to “pass the bill first, then find out what’s in it,” has led Americans to the discovery that ObamaCare is indeed a “nightmare,” fraught with bureaucratic tangles, the risk to personal privacy, and the real possibility that, when all is said and done, many will have a health insurance card, but no actual health care. Show More Summary
Rob Zombie’s Great American Nightmare will auction off Zombie’s customized 1967 Ford F-100 truck to benefit the Puppy Rescue Mission. The auction will take place on eBay from October 23 through November 2. The Puppy Rescue Mission is a non-profit organization that helps soldiers bring home pets they adopted while overseas. Get more details from the [...]
It may never be possible for those of us alive today to understand the rank horror of American slavery, but 12 Years a Slave comes closer than perhaps any other film to creating a stark, grim, unadorned look at a...
Leave it to Rob Zombie to combine three horror attractions and an epic music festival and create a "Great American Nightmare." The horror attraction will feature three haunted houses, based on Zombie?s own movies, Lords Of Salem: Total Black Out, The Haunted World Of El Superbeasto 3D, and Haunt Of 1,000 Corpses.. Show More Summary
The full musical lineup for Rob Zombie‘s Great American Nightmare on Halloween night has been announced! Previously, Andrew W.K., Modsun, and Beware Of Darkness were slotted. Now they will be joined by punk rock legends Jello Biafra And The Guantanamo School Of Medicine and Agent... Read More