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Men In Black: The Inflight Safety Version

2 months agoHumor : Milk and Cookies

Buckle up as our boys in black take you through the ins and outs of safety with the help of Stan Walker, Rip Torn and Frank the Pug. Plus, keep an eye out for some inter-galactic rugby cameos from David Campese, Martin Johnson and Agustin Pichot. Ftom At Air New Zealand

Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes video from The Down Home

2 months agoMusic / Country : Bluegrass Today

Trey Hensley & Rob Ickes have posted this video from their performance last Friday at The Down Home in Johnson City, TN. It finds them laying down a scorching version of Jimmy Martin’s Freeborn Man, which has served as a flatpicking showcase for many a […]

Martin Kaymer thinks all the Dustin Johnson in 2010 talk is 'a little sad'

2 months agoSports / Golf : Devil Ball Golf

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. — Hey, remember Martin Kaymer? He's the golfer that actually won the PGA Championship the last time it was held here at Whistling Straits in 2010. You wouldn't know it, though, what with all the pre-tournament talk that...Show More Summary

50 years later, is the Voting Rights Act working, does it need to be strengthened, gutted?

It was 50 years ago today that the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by President Johnson. Martin Luther King & Coretta marching for voting rights, March 1965—LBJ signed act 50 years ago this hour: #Adelman — Michael Beschloss (@BeschlossDC) August 6, 2015 Today, it remains the topic of debate. Show More Summary

As the Voting Rights Act turns 50, it's time for a fundamentally new approach to voting rights

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

President Lyndon Johnson signs the 1965 Voting Rights Act, with Martin Luther King, Jr., in attendance. After decades of struggle against the tyranny of institutional racism, the civil rights movement led by luminaries such as Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Show More Summary

The Dempsey options

(Scott Johnson) Testifying before the Senate Armed Services Committee today, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Martin Dempsey put some daylight between himself and the Commander in Chief on the question of our options with Iran. President Obama, of course, serves up the choice as between the Iran deal (ineffective) or war (not gonna do it). Show More Summary

Kaja Martin Takes Over As Host Of Ray William Johnson’s ‘=3’

2 months agoWeb / Web Videos : Tubefilter

For the second year in a row, =3 has a new host. The clip show, which vaulted creator Ray William Johnson to YouTube stardom, is now led by Kaja Martin, who is known for her frequent collaborations with Johnson. With more than 10.8 million...Show More Summary

Fox’s ‘Knock Knock Live’ Sets Co-Hosts; Animal Planet Renews ‘Last Alaskans’

Fox has opened the door for five co-hosts on its summer reality newcomer Knock Knock Live. American Idol alum Kellie Pickler, TV hosts Adrienne Bailon and Ross Mathews and radio personalities Jordan “Shorty” Johnson and Chuey Martinez will travel the country rapping on people’s front doors and giving them a chance to win prizes and meet celebrities. Show More Summary

Melissa Leo Will Play the Lady Bird Johnson to Bryan Cranston’s Lyndon B. Johnson

On Wednesday HBO announced that Marvel's Falcon Anthony Mackie would play Martin Luther King Jr. to Bryan Cranston's Lyndon B. Johnson in its adaptation of the Robert Schenkann play All the Way, which won best play from the Tonys, along with a win for Cranston. But every Johnson needs a... More »

Anthony Mackie to Play Martin Luther King in HBO’s Adaptation of All the Way - Falcon and Heisenberg as MLK and LBJ.

3 months agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

HBO is adapting the Tony-winning Broadway play All the Way, which tells the story of how President Lyndon Johnson fought to enact the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The play earned Bryan Cranston a Tony Award for playing LBJ, and Cranston will be reprising the role in the HBO version. Show More Summary

Anthony Mackie to Play the Martin Luther King Jr. to Bryan Cranston’s Lyndon B. Johnson

Marvel's onscreen Falcon Anthony Mackie will bring the muscle in a different way as American civil-rights leader MLK in HBO's adaptation of All the Way, a Tony-winning play starring Bryan Cranston as another frequently initialed American leader, Lyndon B. Johnson. According to Deadline, Mackie's role will be "significant" and portray... More »

Anthony Mackie Will Be the MLK to Bryan Cranston’s LBJ in ‘All the Way’

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Captain America’s big-screen buddy is set to portray another, even greater, American icon. Anthony Mackie will play Martin Luther King Jr. in HBO Films’ All the Way, opposite Bryan Cranston as U.S. president Lyndon B. Johnson. More details on the Anthony Mackie Martin Luther King Jr. Show More Summary

The SCOTUS Fair Housing Act Decision a Welcome & Needed Win Following Racial Tragedy

It was in the wake of the murder of Martin Luther King, Jr. in April 1968 that President Lyndon Johnson signed into law a major pillar of U.S. civil rights legislation, the Fair Housing Act. Nearly 50 years later, it is in the wake of...Show More Summary

England 'must learn 2011 lessons'

England great Martin Johnson urges the current players not to repeat the mistakes of his much-criticised 2011 World Cup squad.

The Decline Of The American Leading Man?

4 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Terrence Rafferty: “The phenomenon may have reached its unignorable peak in last year’s docudrama Selma: the parts of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Coretta Scott King, Governor George Wallace, and President Lyndon B. Johnson were all played by Brits. … Crisis or not, this is getting embarrassing.”

NASCAR power rankings: Truex surpasses Johnson, Harvick to grab No. 1 spot

With Martin Truex Jr. on historical run, he leapfrogs Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick in this week’s rankings. Even though he was coming off a victory a week ago, Martin Truex Jr. remained third in the power rankings because the guys ahead of him in the rankings had done nothing to indicate they weren't deserving of the top two positions. Show More Summary

Why Rachel Dolezal deserves a break

In the 1979 movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin introduces us to his character (Navin Johnson) with the classic and hilarious line: "I was born a poor black child." The flashback to his upbringing shows him surrounded by his happy black family singing and dancing on the front porch of their sharecropper's...

Why Rachel Dolezal deserves a break

In the 1979 movie "The Jerk," Steve Martin introduces us to his character (Navin Johnson) with the classic and hilarious line: "I was born a poor black child." The flashback to his upbringing shows him surrounded by his happy black family singing and dancing on the front porch of their sharecropper's...

Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick lead NASCAR power rankings; Martin Truex Jr. closes gap

He may now have a win to his name, but Jimmie Johnson and Kevin Harvick each have multiple victories this season. The premise of the NASCAR power ranking couldn't be any more straightforward. To be at or near the top, a driver needs to perform well consistently. Show More Summary

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