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Founding Fathers: We Are Not a Christian Nation

"The government of the United States is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion." John Adams As we witness yet again the brutal and bloody consequences of religious intolerance in the form of ISIS, we have the majority of Republicans pining for a Christian America. Show More Summary

How Mohammed Emwazi became Jihadi John: 5 key takeaways

2 days agoNews : BlogPost

The true identity of one of the most notorious members of the Islamic State has been revealed. While he is dubbed "Jihadi John," The Post's Souad Mekhennet and Adam Goldman reported on Wednesday that his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.  But how did Emwazi become "Jihadi John"? And, perhaps more importantly, can his background tell us anything about the Islamic State? […]

John Idzik Expected to Be Hired as Jaguars Consultant: Latest Details, Reaction

The Jacksonville Jaguars will reportedly hire John Idzik in a consulting role. ESPN's Adam Schefter reported the news on Wednesday: Ryan O'Halloran of the Florida Times-Union reported that Idzik's main responsibilities with the Jaguars...Show More Summary

John Luther Adams: Making Music In A Time Of Crisis

“Today a growing number of geologists believe we have left the Holocene and entered a new period—the Anthropocene—in which the dominant geologic force is humanity itself. What does this mean for music? What does it mean for my work as a composer, or for any artist working in any medium today?”

Texans Likely to Re-Sign Ryan Mallett, Target Baylor QB Bryce Petty in Round 2

The Houston Texans have a decision to make on what to do with the quarterback position. Will they re-sign Ryan Mallett? Could they look to draft a quarterback? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle discuss the Texans' quarterback situation in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Texans' Jadeveon Clowney Has a 'Long Way to Go' Before Getting Back on NFL Field

Health concerns for former first overall pick Jadeveon Clowney continue to swirl during the 2015 offseason. What is Clowney 's injury status? Are there long-term concerns for Clowney 's playing career? Watch as Adam Lefkoe and John McClain of the Houston Chronicle discuss Clowney 's status in the video above. Read more NFL news on

Federal judge sets trial date for former Adams Produce COO

Federal judges have set a trial date for Steve Finberg, former chief operating officer of Adams Produce Co., and delayed sentencing for the defunct company’s chief financial officer John Alexander, pending his anticipated testimony against Finberg.

"If Ansel Adams were alive today, I think he would be in love with this technology"

Adobe creative director Russell Brown tells John Blackstone why he thinks the legendary photographer would have had "a blast" working with the tool.

So Tell Me Whatcha Want, Whatcha Really, Really Want

I actually had asked Adam to write up something on the article AL linked to earlier, so here is his piece: Some Thoughts on Graeme Woods’ “What ISIS Really Wants” Adam L. Silverman, PhD John asked me for my take on Graeme Woods’ article “What ISIS Really Wants.” Before I start I want to make [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.

Live blog: 2015 NFL scouting combine

ESPN's reporters are on the ground at the annual NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Want to know what Todd McShay, Adam Schefter, John Clayton and our NFL Nation reporters are seeing in and around Lucas Oil Stadium? Our experts will share their insights live.

The Return of The Blues Brothers, Opera Man, 'Choppin' Broccoli,' and More at SNL 40

Maya Rudolph's Beyoncé, Adam Sandler's Opera Man, Steve Martin's King Tut, Fred Armisen and Kristen Wiig's Garth and Kat, Dana Carvey's "Choppin' Broccoli," Will Ferrell and Ana Gasteyer's Marty and Bobbi Culp, John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd's Blue Brothers, and Bill Murray's Nick the Lounge Singer. Turns out, SNL 40's... More »

Sasquatch Chronicles: Show Notes with Shannon Archive-Encounter Stories and Open Phone Lines

On this episode, I have on with me, John and Adam. John has his own encounters to share from Tennessee and the Carolina's. And Adam, much like myself has never seen one, but is very interested in the subject. We speak on regional stories, and I also make an announcement about upcoming projects for the team, and changes to the show.

Why short fiction is a good career move.

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Why short fiction is a good career move. Earlier today, we revealed why thinks short novels are the future of publishing — but in a post on the SFWA site, John Joseph Adams and Daniel H. Wilson explain why short fiction may not pay much, but can still boost your career. Read more...

Newsstand: February 11, 2015

2 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

In the news this fine Wednesday morning: Ryerson students call for more inclusive bathroom options, former Conservative MP Eve Adams gets criticized by Liberal MPPs, and John Tory met with developers to try and solve the affordable housing crisis. Show More Summary

Sasquatch Chronicles: Show Notes with Shannon-Encounter Stories and Open Phone Lines Reminder

On this episode, I will have on with me, John and Adam. John has his own encounters to share from Tennessee and the Carolina's. And Adam, much like myself has never seen one, but is very interested in the subject.

The Morning News: Seattle Symphony Orchestra Has Won Its First Grammy, and a Second Cop Has Been Taken Off the Streets

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle Symphony French conductor Ludovic Morlot is music director of the Seattle Symphony. Seattle Symphony Orchestra Won Its First Grammy Yesterday, After 18 Previous Nominations: They won it for John Luther Adams’ "atmospheric and revolutionary piece" Become Ocean, recorded at Benaroya Hall. Show More Summary

Big Night at the Grammys for the Adams Boys

2 weeks agoMusic / Classical : Sequenza21

The two living American composers who share the name John Adams were the big winners at last night’s Grammy Awards. John Adams, of Nixon in China and Death of Klinghoffer fame, won  the Best Orchestral Performance for the second year in a row with the the Saint Louis Symphony, conducted by David Robertson, being selected […]

John Geer Shooting: Officer Adam Torres Displayed ‘Anger Issues’ 5 Months Before Shooting, Report Says

John Geer an unarmed dad of two girls, was killed 17 months ago by Fairfax County, Virginia, police officer Adam Torres. On Friday, a judge ordered the Fairfax cops to make Torres’ internal affairs records public — records that Geer’s...Show More Summary

A Beautiful Aerial Video of Portland, Oregon’s St. Johns Bridge Shrouded in Fog

3 weeks agoHumor : Laughing Squid

Portland, Oregon’s striking Neo-Gothic St. Johns Bridge is shrouded in fog and lit by the setting sun in this beautiful video shot by videographer Adam Simmons with aid of an aerial camera drone. Recently Simmons followed up with this video of Portland’s new Tilikum Crossing bridge, shown almost totally obscured by dense fog. via John […]

‘Best political reporter’ in Montana declines to apply for his Gannett paper’s new positions

Just days after getting this honor, John Adams told the newspaper that he wouldn’t be applying for one of its “newsroom of the future” jobs. Adams tells Aaron Flint of The Flint Report: As you may or may not have heard, Gannett is in the process of restructuring its newsrooms throughout the U.S. As a … Read More

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