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Mad About Science Denial? This Book Is For You and your Uncle Bob!

Michael Mann has a specialty or two. Climate simulation modeling, analysis of proxy data, the study of global teleconnections, Northern Hemisphere surface temperatures over historic time scales, etc. A while back, Mann’s research interests and activities converged, I assume by some combination of design and chance (as is often the case in Academia) with a…

‘Heat’ Reunion: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro & Michael Mann Aboard For Academy Screening

Here’s an event that’s well worth re-opening Kate Mantilini’s on Wilshire Boulevard for: Al Pacino and Robert De Niro are getting together again, but only onstage as The Academy will present a 4K DCP restoration of Michael Mann’s 1995 film Heat on Wednesday, Sept. Show More Summary

Trump’s Climate Proposals “Existential Threat To This Planet,” Michael Mann States

Originally published on Gas2. Donald Trump laid out his environmental policies in a speech last week in Bismark, North Dakota. As usual, The Donald spoke in broad generalities without giving specifics. He told his audience he would roll...Show More Summary

Woman Raped On Bushwick Street, Convicted Sex Offender Arrested

A convicted sex offender is in custody for allegedly raping a woman at knifepoint in Brooklyn on Tuesday. The suspect, 52-year-old Michael Mann, reportedly told her, "I will stick you," and said he had seen her in the neighborhood before. Police subsequently caught Mann because he called 911 and asked cops for a ride. [ more › ]

13 Things You Never Knew About 'Manhunter,' the First Hannibal Lecter Movie

Michael Mann's "Manhunter" has been such a vastly influential crime thriller that you'd hardly know it was a massive flop in theaters. Released 30 years ago this week, on August 15, 1986, "Manhunter" cost $15 million to make but returned...Show More Summary

Manhunter Turns 30: How Michael Mann Chased Down Cinematic Dreams

In 1986, the Miami Vice producer brought style to the world of Hannibal Lecter.

The Crime of Forgetting Michael Mann’s Manhunter

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Fact-checking 2016 Presidential Candidates

This is astonishing: Over at Michael Sandberg’s Data Visualization Blog, Robert Mann did the heavy lifting of presenting all of the fact-checking of both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, and presenting them in a...Show More Summary

Maybe Oil was a bad Idea: Temps in Mideast Beat Heat Records for E. Hemisphere

By Deirdre Fulton, staff writer | ) – – “I’ve never seen Celsius temps like these on a weather map before,” climate scientist Michael Mann said on Twitter. Thermometers in Kuwait…

Pierre Morel To Direct ‘Big Stone Grid’ As Thriller Recharges

EXCLUSIVE: Pierre Morel has signed a deal to direct Big Stone Grid, the high-concept suspense thriller that is penned by Bone Tomahawk‘s S. Craig Zahler. This is the project Michael Mann was talking about producing and directing back in 2012 when Sony had acquired Zahler’s spec. Show More Summary

Academy Directors Branch Was Most Aggressive On Diversity: Here’s How

EXCLUSIVE: The long-overdue broadening of the Academy membership’s diversity covered every branch, but none reshaped its membership as strongly as did the Directors Branch. The executive committee, chaired by Michael Mann and also headed...Show More Summary

DATA IS FOR THOSE WITHOUT GOVERNMENT PATRONAGE: Michael Mann, scientist: Data ‘increasingly unnec…

DATA IS FOR THOSE WITHOUT GOVERNMENT PATRONAGE: Michael Mann, scientist: Data ‘increasingly unnecessary’ because ‘we can see climate change’.

Michael Mann: No Need for Data; Global Warming Dogma Is Self-Evidently True

Unscrupulous global warming propagandist Michael Mann — inventor of the infamously bogus hockey stick graph — must be getting tired of falsifying data: Leading climate doomsayer Michael Mann recently downplayed

Midday open thread: Southwest scorcher just the beginning; protesters stage 'die-in' at NRA HQ

2 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today’s comic by Matt Bors is  Gun control that doesn't fly: • Deadly record-breaking heat in Southwest could become “typical”: Michael Mann, a leading climate scientist and professor of meteorology at Penn State University, was in Phoenix on Friday when temperatures hit 106 degrees. Show More Summary

Climate Change Denial Threatens Our Planet and is Driving Us Crazy

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial Is Threatening Our Planet, Destroying Our Politics, and Driving Us Crazy is a great new book by climate scientist Michael Mann and cartoonist Tom Toles. This book serves many purposes. It includes an overview of the basic science of climate change and human caused global warming. It has…

A History Of Violence: Michael Mann, Quentin Tarantino, and Drive all owe a debt to this arty crime classic

With A History Of Violence, Tom Breihan picks the most important action movie of every year, starting with the genre’s birth and moving right up to whatever Vin Diesel’s doing this very minute. The Driver (1978) In the opening shot of...Show More Summary

Body and Soul: Revisiting Michael Mann's "Ali"

Marking the passing of Muhammad Ali, Sony Pictures re-released Michael Mann’s 2001 film biography “Ali” last weekend. Less fanfare has greeted it than the “Purple Rain” resurgence that followed Prince’s death—the Purple One’s cult classic emerging everywhere from midnight movies to malls to baseball stadiums. Show More Summary

"Ali" Returns to Theaters This Weekend

Michael Mann's 2001 biopic "Ali" is returning to theaters this weekend in celebration of the late icon, whose funeral was held today. Will Smith earned an Academy Award nomination for his portrayal of Muhammad Ali, and he's joined by...Show More Summary

Michael Mann’s ‘Ali’ Returning to Theaters This Weekend in Honor of the GOAT

3 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Last weekend brought the tragic news that legendary boxer Muhammad Ali had passed away at 74 years old. Recognized as the greatest of all time — praise the boxer claimed himself early in his career — Ali was not only an iconic athlete but an activist for civil rights, fighting against racism and prejudice. Show More Summary

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