We all know who’d win that fight, but Youtube user bluejwalker seems to disagree: You do realize that Batman always carries kryptonite on him right? It kinda depends on what author you’re reading, but Superman gave him some just in case he ever goes out of control and needs to be stopped. Why? Because he [...]
“They’re more lost than losers,” author Sam Lipsyte says of the characters in his new short story collection The Fun Parts. From a power-hungry dungeon master to a male doula to a pretentious poetess, Lipsyte’s characters are alwaysShow More Summary
10 More Bets You Will Always Win is a new video by British psychology professor, author and performer Richard Wiseman as part of his ongoing video collection that shows great tricks that you can use on friends and family.
Wolf Richter www.testosteronepit.com www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter On October 24, a French appeals court threw the book at former junior trader Jérôme Kerviel who, in 2008, had been hung out to dry by his employer, French mega-bank Société Générale, for having—so alleged the bank—blown €4.9 billion of its money in just about no time. Show More Summary
Jeff Connaughton has authored a powerful, and chilling insider’s perspective on the financial crisis and the pathetic governmental response to it. The second part of his title sums up the result and the first half explains why Wall Street always wins. Show More Summary
Always a solid read, ACNE Paper returns with this 272 page New York special that looks to be an absolute corker. A series of covers available, the best news about this issue is that one of them is author Fran… Acne Paper No.14 – Winter 2012 – The Manhattan Issue is a post by Lena Dystant on Selectism.
Wall Street has used its money and power to blunt the reformers in Washington, former Senate staffer and author Jeff Connaughton says in his new book The Payoff.
Here’s what’s up in the world of TV for Sunday, August 26. All times are Eastern. TOP PICK True Blood (HBO, 9 p.m.): The fifth season of True Blood turned a corner in its second half, getting out of the boardroom and the torture chamber and back into the business of being premium cable’s most reliably bugnuts hour. Show More Summary
It’s always entertaining when a political figure with no real responsibilities other than winning votes makes a high-profile foray into the delicate world of foreign affairs. Unshackled by anything resembling real authority over such...Show More Summary
There have been over 1,000 contributions to the Book Notes series over the past seven years, and I am always seeking recommendations of authors to feature. Is there an author you like to see share a music playlist for...
And I’m here to tell you, Jesus loves vampires. I mean, anyone who’s been dead for three days knows where we’re coming from. Someone in The Authority made Steve Newlin the new face of vampires everywhere. Keen watchers, here’s your clue there’s gonna be a lot of religion in Season 5. So let’s see just how much: Tara’s resurrection...
Did you watch True Blood on Sunday? The Authority made an appearance (creepy kid and Christopher Meloni included), Tara lost it all over Sookie's house, and Sheriff Andy reminded us that "assmunch" is an underused insult. And (thankShow More Summary
Humans aren't the only beings with a penchant toward fundamentalism. Vampires, in the "True Blood" world at least, have plenty of hard-liners in their midst who think the only way forward is to go backward -- to the beginning, when....
With the Season 5 premiere of True Blood doing a fine job of bringing us back to Bon Temps to catch us up on those loose ends left by Season 4, tonight's episode took the story forward, delivering on a number of promises made between seasons in the way of new characters. Show More Summary
Mike thinks TRUE BLOOD needs to find some focus with a quickness.
Meloni as Roman, courtesy HBO BY LARISSA MRYKALO The second episode of True Blood Season Five helps to clear up some questions from last week’s episode, and we get to meet the sexy, but anger-challenged, Guardian of the Authority, Roman (Christopher Meloni). Show More Summary
As we saw at the end of Episode One of Season 5, yes, Tara is a vampire, and that has to leave her seriously conflicted. After all, on the one had she isn't dead. She's undead. On the other hand, she hates vampires, and that has to translate into hating herself.Tara Psychologically, it's not all that unusual, self-hatred. Show More Summary
This week, the plot thickens on True Blood as Bill and Eric finally meet the powers that be in “Authority Always Wins.” Also, Pam gets a juicy backstory that details her bloodsucking origins. Oh, and what’s Tara like as a vampire? Two words: “Not pleasant.” Can Sookie and Lafayette tame the baby beast? The Players: [...]
Bill and Eric find themselves at the Vampire Authority while Sookie and Lafayette take care of their 'troubled' friend, in 'True Blood' Season 5 Episode 2 - 'Authority Always Wins'.