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Morris Dees and the Kansas City Murders

For the past year, I have been writing a book about three iconic men of the South -- Governor George Wallace, Klan Grand Wizard Robert Shelton and civil rights lawyer Morris Dees. The book culminates in 1981 when members of Shelton's...Show More Summary

The True Subject of Errol Morris's Donald Rumsfeld Doc: Smugness

With Robert McNamara in The Fog of War, the filmmaker captured a painful redemption bid. But the star of The Unknown Known doesn't think he needs redemption at all.

Critics Bemoan 'Unknown Known' Doc Lacks Mea Culpa from Donald Rumsfeld

Errol Morris' 2003 documentary The Fog of War allowed former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara to show some remorse for his actions regarding the Vietnam War. Film critics were likely eager to see similar contrition from another Secretary of Defense in The Unknown Known. Show More Summary

The Unknown Known

In 2003, documentary stalwart Errol Morris released his celebrated, Oscar-winning portrait of Vietnam-era U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara, "The Fog of War." This week brings the release of what's effectively a companion piece...Show More Summary

Skins can't forget Alfred Morris' importance

With so many toys at Jay Gruden's disposal in Robert Griffin III, Pierre Garcon, Andre Roberts, Jordan Reed and DeSean Jackson, how does Alfred Morris fit in offense? In his three years as the Cincinnati Bengals offensive coordinator, Gruden had two 1,000-yard rushers in Cedric Benson (1,067 in 2011) and BenJarvus Green-Ellis (1,094 in 2012). Show More Summary

No-Win Scenario: Errol Morris' Great, Infuriating The Unknown Known

2 weeks agoSports : Deadspin

On February 29, 2004, director Errol Morris won an Academy Award for The Fog of War. Subtitled Eleven Lessons From the Life of Robert S. McNamara, it consisted of a one-on-one interview with the former Secretary of Defense as he looked back at his management—and mismanagement— of the Vietnam War. Show More Summary

On Paper, DeSean Jackson Makes Washington's Offense as Dangerous as They Get

Take the speedy, talented Pierre Garcon at wide receiver, the emerging Jordan Reed at tight end, stud running back Alfred Morris, sky-is-the-limit quarterback Robert Griffin III and add DeSean Jackson, who is coming off a Pro Bowl season...Show More Summary

More Pot, Less Crime: Medical Marijuana States See Drops in Assaults and Homicides

3 weeks agoNews : Reason

A study published by the online journal PLOS One yesterday finds that adoption of medical marijuana laws is not associated with an increase in crime and may even result in fewer assaults and homicides. Robert G. Morris and three other...Show More Summary

Understanding Donald Rumsfeld

3 weeks agoArts : Prospero

WHAT should a documentary aim to do? Errol Morris's “The Fog of War”, which won an Oscar in 2003 and elicited an apology from Robert McNamara, a former American secretary of defence, over his role in the Vietnam war, makes the case for documentaries that pursue exposés. Show More Summary

NIT Bracket 2014: Most Exciting Players to Watch in Second Round

The first round of the NIT is in the books, and with the second round starting up on Thursday, there will be a few exciting players to keep an eye out for. The biggest upset from the first round had to be the No. 8 Robert Morris Colonials taking down the No. Show More Summary

Music Publishing News Weekly Roundup 3.14.2014: Doug Morris, Michael Dell, Neil Young & More

Doug Morris will receive the Hitmaker Award from The Songwriter’s Hall Of Fame. Morris began his career in music in the mid 1960’s as a songwriter and producer for the publisher Robert Mellin and Laurie Records. During this time he wrote hits for The Chiffon and Brownsville Station. Show More Summary

Mt. St. Mary's Wins NCAA Bid After Earlier Win With Six Men On The Court

last monthSports : Deadspin

Mount St. Mary's earned the NEC auto-bid last night by beating Robert Morris 88-71 last night in the conference championship game. The Mountaineers entered the tournament with a sub-.500 record, making their trip to the dance a bit of a shock. But here's the thing: they shouldn't have even been in the NEC title game. Read more...

Viewing Picks for March 11, 2014

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men's Horizon League Championship Milwaukee at Wright State -- ESPN, 7 p.m. Northeast Conference Championship Mount St. Mary's at Robert Morris -- ESPN2, 7 p.m. Summit League Championship, Sioux Falls, SD North Dakota State vs. Show More Summary

Check Out VH1?s 40 Greatest Pranks 4

VH1 counts down the 40 Greatest Pranks 4. From Glee star Heather Morris pranking her friend Emma Roberts to Ashton Kutcher pranking Drake, our list counts down the hilarity.

New Orleans papers tweaked in Mardi Gras floats

Robert Morris of the Uptown Messenger in New Orleans, who has been covering Mardi Gras, tells Romenesko readers: “I almost didn’t notice but the rear of the float about the [New Orleans] Advocate lampooned the Times-Picayune’s tabloid edition. I attached a pic of that [at right]. “Muses also had a float about [Advocate owner John] … Read More

Black Benefactors Launches Member Dinner Series with Philanthropist Brickson Diamond

Black Benefactors members Edward Jones, Ebonie Johnson Cooper, Michael Isimbabi, Founder Tracey Webb, Guest Brickson Diamond, Amoretta Morris, Jalisa Whitley, Jennifer Hardy, Desy Osunsade and Robert Parker II WASHINGTON, DC – The Black...Show More Summary

What's going on Tuesday? (Autumn Defense, Dead Meadow, Cosmonaut, Sam Roberts Band, Hey Rosetta! & more)

Dead Meadow at MHOW in 2011 (more by Dana (distortion) Yavin) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... The Autumn Defense, T. Hardy Morris @ Highline Ballroom The Autumn.....

Viewing Picks for February 6, 2014

2 months agoSports : Awful Announcing

All Times Eastern College Basketball Men's URI at Virginia Commonwealth -- CBS Sports Network, 7 p.m. UConn at Cincinnati -- ESPN, 7 p.m. LSU at Georgia -- ESPN2, 7 p.m. Robert Morris at LIU-Brooklyn -- ESPNU, 7 p.m. IUPUI at North Dakota...Show More Summary

The Financial Meltdown Bailout Guy Has More to Say: Hank Paulson on His New Documentary

Inevitably, the new film Hank: Five Years from the Brink, with former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, will be compared to Errol Morris' Oscar-winning documentary, The Fog of War: Eleven Lessons from the Life of Robert S. McNamara. Both...Show More Summary

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