Here are the five best events going down in Charlotte and the surrounding area today, August 22, 2015 as selected by the folks at Creative Loafing. • Henry River Honey at Double Door Inn • Night Nation Run at Rural Hill • The Fundamentals of Hip Hop at Spirit Square • Walk A Mile in Her Shoes at NoDa Brewing Company • 20 Years of Divakar f. Show More Summary
The many virtues of Goodfellas have been exhaustively documented and duly canonized. But by honing in on a very specific scene—the film’s concluding sequence, in which Henry Hill gets his comeuppance—this video essay from Julian Palmer...Show More Summary
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Oculus is hedging its bets that an adorable critter named Henry can help convince consumers — and Hollywood — about the viability of virtual reality as a storytelling medium. The VR company, which Facebook...Show More Summary
Oculus Rift's Story Studio team finally took the wraps off its new virtual reality film Henry on Tuesday at a special event in Beverley Hills, California The premiere of the VR short film marks a new phase for the Oculus Rift — still...Show More Summary
Upon rewatching one of my all-time favorite films, Goodfellas, it occurred to me that the movie has a slew of wisdom about business. If you want to get ahead in your career, don’t make the mistakes Henry Hill and company … More » 12Show More Summary
High school track coach Raymond Henry was caught with child porn on his computer, California police say. The child porn was allegedly found on coach Henry’s iPad. The Orange County Child Exploitation Task Force an special victim’s unit...Show More Summary
Police say they are investigating a Trabuco Hills High School coach named Raymond Henry. Child pornography was allegedly found on the coach’s iPad so authorities arrested Henry on the suspicion of possessing child porn. In a relatedShow More Summary
In March 1818, the Port-Folio magazine published Henry Dearborn’s account of the Battle of Bunker Hill. Dearborn was a veteran of that battle and the war that followed, later a Secretary of War, and finally a general during the War of 1812. Show More Summary
On this date in 1662, Parliamentarian Sir Henry Vane the Younger was beheaded on Tower Hill for his service of Oliver Cromwell‘s Protectorate. Adopting Puritan beliefs to the irritation of his politically connected father, Vane emigrated to that sect’s Massachusetts colony and was elected governor at the ripe old age of 23, backed by the […]
EPA CLIMATE PLAN CREATES JOBS Study: EPA climate rule would create jobs Devin Henry, June 9, 2015 (The Hill) “The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions at power plants will end up creating moreShow More Summary
DeflateGate is to Joe Montana what Tommy is to Henry Hill. Via Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, the Western Pennsylvania native turned Hall of Fame quarterback weighed in on the football-deflation scandal while in town for a Gridiron Gold event honoring the six native sons who threw a football all the way to Canton:…
The Obama administration isn't capable of fighting the type of war necessary to defeat the Islamic State, a former CIA official told The Hill. "I don't think they understand the kind of war they need to fight,” Henry Crumpton, a former CIA official who led teams in Afghanistan against the Taliban, told the publication. Show More Summary
A slight failure in communication almost derailed "Goodfellas." In 1986, Nicholas Pileggi wrote the book "Wiseguy: Life in a Mafia Family" about Henry Hill and his mob associates. After the book received positive reviews, director Martin Scorsese tried reaching out to Pileggi. Show More Summary
Although the actual release date was in September, there are already tributes to the movie Goodfellas for its 25th anniversary. Martin Scorsese’s film was based on the book Wiseguys, which told about FBI informant Henry Hill and the Lucchese crime family. Show More Summary
QPR XI: Green, Isla, Onuoha, Caulker, Hill, Phillips, Sandro, Barton, Henry, Austin, Zamora Subs: McCarthy, Traore, Dunne, Kranjcar, Hoilett, Grego-Cox, Comley. Chelsea XI: Courtois; Ivanovic, Cahill, Terry, Azpilicueta; Matic, Fabregas; Ramires, Willian, Hazard; Drogba Subs: Cech, Zouma, Filipe Luis, Mikel, Oscar, Cuadrado, Brown. Show More Summary
"For as long as I can remember I always wanted to be a gangster. To me that was better than being president of the United States. To be a gangster was to own the world." - Henry Hill in GoodFellas [ more › ]
Premier League: Loftus Road Queens Park Rangers vs. Tottenham Hotspur (kick-off 3 p.m. GMT / 10 a.m. EST) Referee: Craig Pawson Projected Lineups Queens Park Rangers: Green; Furlong, Caulker, Hill, Yun; Phillips, Sandro, Henry, Kranjcar;...Show More Summary
Steep rooflines and a cone-shaped turret known as a witch’s cap lend a whimsical quality to this 1920s home in Hollywood Hills known as the Erbes Residence. The vintage of the house, designed by Henry F. Withey, is evident in its barrel-vaulted ceilings, wrought iron accents and...
Fox News' Ed Henry grilled White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest today over why religion was invoked in President Obama's statement on Chapel Hill but not in the White House's statement on the ISIS killing of Coptic Christians in Egypt.
The award-winning former staff writer at the Los Angeles Times died Sunday night at home in the Hollywood Hills. Her husband, UC Irvine law professor Henry Weinstein, says that services are pending.