EXCLUSIVE: Aaron Sorkin is reconfirming his dedication to chronicling the rise and scandalous fall of a presidential candidate. The Newsroom and West Wing creator, one of Hollywood's most outspoken voices in the recent Sony hacking attack,...Show More Summary
Senior economic policy makers, economic analysts, academics and commentators have been concerned about the daunting challenge of structural and budget adjustment facing Australia due to the decline in mineral prices from the levels reached...Show More Summary
Maya Angelou... There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you. Chelsea Manning experienced that agony, John Kiriakou and Julian Assange and Edward Snowden experienced that agony. Every victim of racism has experienced that agony, it cannot be borne alone, no one is strong enough to bear it alone. [...]
I very much like this essay at the New York Times, “Evolution and the American Myth of the Individual” by John Edward Terrell. It ties together a lot of my themes. At least part of the schism between Republicans and Democrats is based in differing conceptions of the role of the individual. We find these […]
John Lithgow's “complete triumph” of a performance dominates this all-star revival of Edward Albee's 'A Delicate Balance,' I say in my video review (watch it above) of the Broadway play, produced by Scott Rudin. Glenn Close, Martha Plimpton, Lindsey Duncan, Bob Balaban and Claire Higgins also star. Pam MacKinnon directs. The play has had a very strong debut. Will you go? Let us…
This week on Truthdig Radio in association with KPFK: The poet and activist says his friend Edward Snowden’s mind “is like cool, clear spring water.” Also: Robert Scheer on President Obama’s immigration overhaul, Keystone XL dies in the Senate, and Kasia Anderson breaks down the Bill Cosby rape allegations.
Glenn Close, John Lithgow and Martha Plimpton star in the Broadway revival of Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning 'A Delicate Balance'
A storm rages at the center of the Broadway revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance. Though camouflaged in the elegant, comfortable mufti of the affluent upper classes, it's leveling everyone in its wake while leaving the building intact, like a neutron bomb. Show More Summary
Of the three Kennedy brothers -- John, Robert and Edward -- who ascended to the national political stage in the 1950s and '60s, it was arguably the middle brother, Bobby, who best embodied the enormous contradictions at play within that...Show More Summary
Movie theater noise has been a problem since the first ever picture show, and in 1912 lantern slides were created by the New York firm of John D. Scott and Edward Van Altena instructing patrons of theaters on simple etiquette. [ more › ]
It was both a relief and dismay to find out in the previous episode of the hit supernatural drama series "American Horror Story: Freak Show" that Edward Mordrake (Wes Bentley) finally put an end on Twisty the Clown's (John Carroll Lynch) murdering spree by killing him.
Cinefix has seven more things you probably didn’t know about the Terminator movies. The most surprising is that they had to dub John Connor’s voice for half of Terminator 2 because Edward Furlong — the actor who played him — grew some pubic hair and his voice changed during filming. More »
Cinefix has seven more things you probably didn't know about the Terminator movies. The most surprising is that they had to dub John Connor's voice for half of Terminator 2 because Edward Furlong—the actor who played him—grew some pubic hair and his voice changed during filming. Read more...
The spooks and chills continue in the 'American Horror Story: Freak Show." In the next episode entitled "Edward Mordrake (Part 2)," it has been reported that fans might see another side of John Carroll Lynch's Twisty the Clown.
There's a lot that looks familiar about Democrat Edwin Edwards' congressional campaign in Louisiana. Edwards, who is 87-years-old, served four terms as governor of the Bayou State before he went to federal prison after being convicted on fraud, money laundering, racketeering and extortion charges in 2002. Show More Summary
The Broadway revival of Edward Albee’s “A Delicate Balance,” with Glenn Close and John Lithgow, broke the box-office record at the Golden Theater last week in the play’s first set of preview performances.
A very busy fall season continues apace with the first week of previews for Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance setting a new house record at the Shubert-owned Golden Theatre. Staged by Pamela MacKinnon and also starring Lindsay Duncan,...Show More Summary
Seamless and darkly riveting as any John le Carré or Graham Greene thriller, Laura Poitras' Citizenfour puts an indelibly human face on NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden while ripping away any mask of pretense that the most massive and...Show More Summary
Sally Morgan (a.k.a. Psychic Sally) is a British entertainer who claims to have the ability to speak to the dead (a la John Edward). As you might imagine, a lot of gullible people are willing to spend a lot of money for the chance to...Show More Summary
British retirees Tom Herron and John Edwards were fishing in Spain, in a region known for producing sizable catfish. But they couldn’t have foreseen what their trip, on Sept. 23, would produce. Angling buddies haul in back-to-back giant...Show More Summary