"...Once it may have been hard to buy the swift collapse of order that is made palpably real in 'Contagion,' if Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath had not already set the stage...Yet what's really scary in "Contagion" is how fast once-humming...Show More Summary
Brazil’s 2014 World Cup has suffered an awful tragedy 7 months before the staging of the actual event. Reports are emerging from Brazil that a crane has collapsed at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paolo, killing three workers and causing severe damage to the structure, as the picture below shows. Corinthians’ intended future stadium had been scheduled to [...]
Submitted by Dmitry Orlov via Club Orlov blog, I admit it: in my last book, The Five Stages of Collapse, I viewed collapse through rose-colored glasses. But I feel that I should be forgiven for this; it is human nature to try to be optimistic no matter what. Show More Summary
fox59.com A union named in a lawsuit in connection with the deadly 2011 Indiana State Fair stage collapse will not accept any responsibility after reaching a deal with the Indiana Department of Labor Tuesday.
Submitted by Brandon Smith of Alt-Market blog, For years now at Alt-Market (and Neithercorp.us) I have carefully outlined the most likely path of collapse to take place within the U.S., and a vital part of that analysis included economic destabilization caused by a loss of the dollar's world reserve status and petro-status. Show More Summary
Frontman Cole Smith rocks out, talks Elliott Smith and collapsing stages.
This past Saturday night Mick Farren, a true revolutionary with foresight and hindsight, collapsed on stage during a performance at the Atomic Sunshine Festival in the Borderline Club, London, as he performed with a new lineup of his group the Deviants. Show More Summary
by Alex Balk "Author, counter-culture icon and musician Mick Farren has died aged 69, according to reports. Farren collapsed on stage at London's Borderline on Saturday night (July 27) while performing with his band The Deviants at the...Show More Summary
Farren, founder and lead singer of The Deviants, wrote for the LA Reader and City Beat before returning to England in 2010. He collapsed Saturday night while performing with the band in London.
Setting the stage for fiscal collapse: Tax reform, not (Durham Herald-Sun) -- Let's first be clear about one thing the tax plan announced Monday, and which as expected sailed through its first steps of legislative approval Tuesday, is not. Show More Summary
Cheap Trick sues Canadian music festival for 2011 stage collapse, Ald. Cappleman was subject of anti-gay slur and the mayor of a Minnesota town is a 4-year-old boy. [ more › ]
Bob Weir was helped offstage Thursday night after he was unable to finish his performance with Furthur at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York. The Grateful Dead offshoot was closing out a nine show residency at the venue with...Show More Summary
ByRichard Cox: Possible Catalysts for a Gold Rally One of the biggest market stories this year has been the total collapse in gold prices. The end of June saw new lows for the year (near the $1,180 level), and at this stage it might appear that almost nothing could reverse this trend. Show More Summary
Just two years ago, during another typically sunny morning in Los Angeles, ex-EA boss John Riccitiello walked on stage at the Nokia Theatre to announce an “unprecedented relationship” with Nintendo. It was June 2011 and the Wii was closing in on its 90 millionth console sold. Show More Summary
The Ontario, Canada Ministry of Labour has charged three companies and one engineer in the wake of a deadly stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead show in Toronto last year. The stage collapse, which happened just hours before the show was set to start, left Scott Johnson, Radiohead's drum tech dead and three other stage crew injured. Show More Summary
Bobbi Dean Live Nation Charged Over Fatal Radiohead Stage Collapse [Stereogum] The Photographers Have Left The Building [CNN] Cory Booker Formally Joins New Jersey Senate Race [The Root] Jack White [...]
On June 16th, 2012, 33-year-old Radiohead drum technician Scott Johnston was killed after a stage collapse in Toronto. The crew was setting up for a concert that evening at Downsview Park when a portion of the stage caved in. One year later, charges are now being filed against the concert promoter Live Nation and others. [...]
If convinced, Live Nation could face millions of dollars in fines.
New York Times: The Ontario Ministry of Labor has brought charges against Live Nation Canada for safety violations in connection with the stage collapse at an outdoor Radiohead concert last year that killed the band’s drum technician, Scott Johnson, and injured three other workers, The Toronto Star reported on Friday. Read and comment. From artsbeat.blogs.nytimes.com.