Perched high in the mountains of Santa Fe, writer-director Peter Berg carved out a harsh Afghanistan, embedded with hostile Taliban members doggedly hunting a four man crew of Navy SEALs. This is conflict at the center of Lone Survivor, based on the best-selling memoir by former SEAL Team 10 Petty Officer Marcus Luttrell. Show More Summary
The upcoming movie “Lone Survivor” recounts the harrowing experience of Marcus Luttrell as he and his fellow Navy SEALS fought off the Taliban in a remote Afghan village. But the intense battle depicted onscreen doesn’t come close to...Show More Summary
I just watched a long two part 60 Minutes piece on a Navy Seal named Marcus Luttrell, and it may have been the most riveting and simultaneously horrifying interview I have ever seen. We have got to stop putting our kids in these situations. This space reserved for your ad.
Based on the memoir by Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, the Peter Berg–directed Lone Survivor follows four Navy SEALs (Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, Emile Hirsch) trying to stay alive after their location is discovered during a covert mission in Afghanistan. Though Wahlberg is the face on the poster, it's... More »
The folks at the NRA send us their latest commentary from former Navy SEAL Dom Raso who talks about veterans losing their Second Amendment rights; When a vet is eligible for disability compensation or other benefits, they go through an evaluation process. The way it’s set up right now, if the vet has someone else […]
The 911 calls from a weekend murder which left a former Navy SEAL sniper dead have been released. KTVT's Sharrie Williams has the details.
Mark Wahlberg plays gun-toting heroes all the time, but in "Lone Survivor," he's portraying a real-life Navy SEAL in the midst of a disastrous mission in Afghanistan — a role that was a real eye-opener for the actor.As Walhberg (whoShow More Summary
Mary sends us a link to the Cliffview Pilot which reports that NCIS has recovered more than a million bucks worth of special equipment designed to support Navy SEALs that was on it’s way to South Korea; Police also seized camouflage parkas that the sergeant said the defendants were buying for $100 each and then […]
Navy SEALs are tasked with planning and conducting complex and dangerous missions in the worst places on earth. The planning methods we use have proven to withstand the ultimate tests of real-world worst-case scenarios. Everybody can improve on keeping themselves and the people around them safer by learning the lessons of the Navy SEALs. Show More Summary
Blackwater founder and former Navy SEAL Erik Prince talks to Alan about his new book “Civilian Heroes”, which debunks the myths that spread about the company. [fnc_video vid="2852065975001"]
Tina Brown recently learned the hard way that when speaking to veterans of the armed forces, it’s wise to just keep your opinions about war to yourself. Brown had just attended a screening of Lone Survivor, a film about Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, who (spoiler!) was the only survivor after a mission in Afghanistan went wrong. Show More Summary
• The real story behind Blackwater. Founder of Blackwater and former Navy SEAL Erik Prince breaks his silence to tell all the secrets of Black water in his book Civilian Warriors. • Do you need a hug? Profession cuddler Sam Hess talks about people paying her to cuddle with them.
Graham Ware, a Scottsdale, AZ native who was outed (here and here) for running a fake Navy SEAL charity website has moved on to the Search Engine Optimization game. His new scam is complete with a fake Google Certification logo, a fake Arizona LLC, and operates out of a UPS mail drop. Show More Summary
We all know how the SEALs helped to get Obama reelected since it was the elite Navy organization that enabled him to use their accomplishments for half of his campaign slogan – the part about “bin Laden is dead”. However, some members of that group aren’t pleased about the way they’ve been treated by their […]
Mark Wahlberg recently opened up about director Peter Berg’s attempt to make the real-life action flick Lone Survivor as real as possible. In order to give moviegoers an insider look at how missions operate, Berg allowed several Navy SEALs to call the shots on the set. Show More Summary
Paolo Benini, a member of the Italian Parliament, questions whether Osama bin Laden is really dead. Bernini said he questioned claims that the terrorist had been killed in a Navy Seals raid two years ago. Bernini, who belongs to Italy’s Five Star Movement political party, was debating why Italian troops were still fighting alongside American […]
Director Peter Berg says he's famous for picking up books but never reading them cover to cover. That didn't happen when he cracked Lone Survivor, Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell's harrowing story of his battle against Taliban fighters. Berg...Show More Summary
Normally, the director has 100% final say on a film set. He’s the man. However, that was not the case on the set of Lone Survivor. Director Peter Berg and producer/star Mark Wahlberg were so committed to realism on the set, they hired several Navy SEALs as advisors and told them they could stop filming […]
Tman sends us a link to an article by our buddy, Dan Noyes at KGO in San Francisco about Bruce Mim, a high school principal who was pretending to be a Navy SEAL. George Berg thought it would be a routine matter — he objected to a book assigned to his son, a sophomore at […]
Mark Wahlberg has a bone to pick with Hollywood. At a premiere Q&A for his upcoming movie, "Lone Survivor," the 42-year-old actor set the record straight for those who might be confused: training to play a Navy SEAL in a movie, as he did for his upcoming film, is nothing like becoming the real thing. […]