EXCLUSIVE: Ross Katz, who helmed The Laramie Project and the superb HBO pic Taking Chance, has signed on write Out At Home: The Glenn Burke Story. He joins Juma Entertainment’s Jamie Lee Curtis and Robert Horowitz as producers of the...Show More Summary
Scorpio Tankers Inc. (STNG) Q4 2013 Earnings Conference Call February 24, 2014 11:00 a.m. ET Executives Brian Lee - CFO Cameron Mackey - Chief Operating Officer Robert Bugbee - President Analysts Jon Chappell - Evercore Partners Gregory...Show More Summary
Lloyds Banking Group (LYG) 2013 Fixed Income Call February 13, 2014 9:00 am ET Executives Charles King - Director of Investor Relations Andrei Magasiner Analysts Lee Street - Morgan Stanley, Research Division Robert Smalley - UBS Investment...Show More Summary
Here is an interesting little scene from the television series North and South in which Robert E. Lee convenes with Jefferson Davis about a host of military problems early in the war. In discussing the North’s strategy to strangle the Confederacy’s trade with the rest of the world Davis calls General Winfield Scott a traitor. […]
Gettysburg’s American Civil War Wax Museum is going out of business and its 95 figures, including those of President Abraham Lincoln and Gen. Robert E. Lee, will be sold at auction on March 15, beginning at 9 a.m. Also listed in theShow More Summary
Letter to Romenesko From DERRICK PERKINS, Alexandria Times executive editor: Not sure if you recall, but I tipped you off about Darryl Fears’ excellent piece on bug-phobias last year. I’ve come across another one for you, though a bit more dated. The backstory: Our fair city is considering dropping a 1950s era ordinance that requires … Read More
"It is well that war is so terrible, or we should grow too fond of it." ~ Robert E. Lee The film in one word: Intense My Moron recommendation: 5 Ewoks. It's a must-see! But first some background, in order...
It took years of public protest and finally legislative action before Virginia in 2000 finally separated the state holiday commemorating Confederate generals and icons Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson from the Martin Luther King national holiday. Show More Summary
A letter and personal items that Confederate General Robert E. Lee gifted to a Baltimore children?s orphanage in January of 1867 for fundraising purposes is headed to auction on January 18th at Quinn's Auction Galleries in Falls Church, Virginia. Show More Summary
We've seen Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III surprise his offensive line and Celtics guard Courtney Lee try to get his teammates to "get on his level," but Seahawks quarterback Russell may have been the most generous of all. According...Show More Summary
It isn’t only lead characters on popular cable shows who need to be erased if they don’t conform to the currently enforced ideology. Historical figures need to go too — even some of the most important: The U.S. Army War College, which...Show More Summary
Saving Mr. Banks Dir. John Lee Hancock [Disney; 2013] by Robert Ham Rating: In my movie geek fantasies, I get the chance to curate a series of double features at some august movie house, or least for whoever I can convince to come spend five hours or more in my apartment. Show More Summary
After receiving a complaint from "an unidentified official," the U.S. Army War College is pondering whether to keep portraits of "enemies" like Generals Robert E. Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson hanging at the college. According to...Show More Summary
Revisionists are mulling over a decision to remove the portraits of Generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson from the walls of the U.S. Army War College.
"Basically," says Dr. Henry Lee, a longtime Holmes fan and forensic scientist featured in "How Sherlock Changed the World," "my testimony relates to the crime scene, how this happened. I used a lot of Sherlock Holmes logic and let the evidence speak for itself."
By BRIAN ROSS and LEE FERRAN The White House today danced around allegations that former FBI agent Robert Levinson was on an intelligence-gathering mission for the CIA when he disappeared from Iran’s Kish Island in 2007, except to point out he was not an “employee”...
Having played at the Toronto After Dark Film Festival, a trailer has finally been released for Tricia Lee’s Silent Retreat. Chelsea Jenish, Sofia Banzhaf, Robert Nolan and Jen Pogue star. In the film, “Janey is sent to a silent meditation retreat in the middle of... Read More
Beth Orton at LPR in July (more by Robert Altman) Earlier this year, we mentioned that WFUV would be doing their Holiday Cheer benefit at Beacon Theatre, which happens TONIGHT (12/10) with Iron & Wine, Calexico, and Nick Lowe. As...
Frozen Dir. Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee [Disney; 2013] by Robert Ham Rating: In adapting Hans Christian Andersen’s fairy tale The Snow Queen for the big screen, directors Chris Buck and Jennifer Lee (who also wrote the screenplay) took liberties with the source material. Show More Summary
This fall, several prominent movies have placed their stars in solitary confinement. Sandra Bullock in Gravity, Tom Hanks in Captain Phillips and Robert Redford in All Is Lost battled their fates in outer space or on the sea, with no visible allies and only their wits and will to save them. Show More Summary