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Stephen Colbert Won’t Let Mark Hamill Into the Mos Eisley Cantina on The Late Show - "Try the fried porg, it's amazing!"

17 hours agoHumor / odd : Geekosystem

Colbert was living every Star Wars fan's dream when he cooked up a "lost scene" from the movies starring Luke Skywalker himself.

Stephen Fry's story about the Spice Girls and Prince Charles is hilariously awkward

It doesn't get much more British than a story involving Stephen Fry, Prince Charles, and the Spice Girls.  Or, as it turns out, more awkward. SEE ALSO: What the world would be like without the Internet, as told by Stephen Fry On Friday,...Show More Summary

Stephen Fry Nails Why Some People Keep Falling For Fake News

"People often form strikingly strong opinions from minimal information."

How Bursts of Ultrasound Can Be Used to Flip Switches in the Brain

It sounds like the beginning of a Stephen King novel: a protagonist bolts up in bed, his unsuspecting brain picking up ultrasound waves crashing in the air. These waves have the power to fry his delicate neural tissue—instead, they silently spark his neurons into action. Horrified, the man watches his arms pull back the sheets, […]

Four short links: 18 October 2017

Bitmarks, Stephen Fry, Continuous Deployment, and Better Web Text Editor Bunnie Uses Bitmarks -- For the cost and convenience of a humble printed label, Bitmark enhances control over our factories, enables production lot traceability,...Show More Summary

Stephen Fry's lecture on a hopeful, cautious, excited vision of a better technological world

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

https://youtu.be/24F6C1KfbjM Stephen Fry's hour-long Shannon Luminary Lecture at Bell Labs tries to bridge the despair of a world where technology enables bullying, greed and surveillance; the optimism of the early hopes for the internet, and a hopeful vision of how we can minimize the former and maximize the latter. (more…)

The Life to Come: new E.M.Forster based opera from Surrey Opera

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

The Life to Come is a new opera by composer Louis Mander with a libretto by Stephen Fry based on the E.M Forster short story. The opera is being premiered by Surrey Opera on 28 September 2017 at the Harlequin Theatre, Redhill in a production conducted and directed by Surrey Opera's artistic director, Jonathan Butcher, and designed by Jill Wilson. Show More Summary

US Open: Sloane Stephens lines up all-American final against Madison Keys

3 months agoSports : The Week: Sports

US Open Fri 8 Sep, AT 08:30 Stephens lines up all-American final against Keys Hard work pays off as the unseeded star beats Venus Williams in the last four

Watch Stephen Fry Explain Why Trump Is Consistently Wrong

Watch Stephen Fry Explain Why Trump Is Consistently Wrong In a brilliant video, Stephen Fry explains the various cognitive biases that result in Trump's constant repetition of strange falsehoods Unicorn Booty - Unicorn Booty brings you the best news, pop-culture, and opinions on the web!

Why Do Children Get Cancer? Pro-Life Leader’s New Book Presents Faith-Based Answers

(CFAM) — British comedian and actor Stephen Fry once said that if he ever met God he would tell him “Bone cancer in children? How dare you!” A new book from C-Fam President Austin Ruse challenges this kind of thinking. Ruse appeared on EWTN to talk about three humble children who touched thousands of lives […]

Is It Legal To Commit 'Blasphemy' In Australia?

The crime of blasphemy has had a bit of publicity lately. British comedian Stephen Fry was recently reported to police for comments made on Irish TV about what he would say to God if he had the chance. Meanwhile, Jakarta Governor Ahok...Show More Summary

Saturday Afternoon Chess/Open Thread 05-28-2017

Hugh Laurie and Stephen Fry playing chess in Fry's rooms at Cambridge, 1980 Good afternoon morons and moronettes, and welcome to the Saturday Afternoon Chess/Open Thread, the only AoSHQ thread with content specifically for all of us chess nerds...

Stephen Fry Says Theatre Needs To Understand Actors' Mental Health Is As Important As Their Physical Health

7 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

Fry, who left a production in 1995 to figure out his own mental health, said, "Swings and dance captains are there in order, every single day, to work out if there's an injury who will be replacing who in the chorus, who is coming in to double for this part and so on. The day […]

Audiobook: The Sound of Sherlock: Stephen Fry Voices the Master Sleuth

The noted British actor narrates Arthur Conan Doyle’s tales of a certain obsessive detective.

‘Hippopotamus’: Lightyear Sets Release For Whiskey-A-Go, Go Stephen Fry Adaptation

EXCLUSIVE: Lightyear Entertainment has set a June 15 domestic release for mystery/comedy The Hippopotamus. This is the film that’s based on Stephen Fry's bestselling novel of the same name, published in the U.S. by Soho Press — and it’s the first of Fry’s books to transfer to the big screen. Show More Summary

Brickbat: By God!

7 months agoNews : Reason

Irish police were investigating actor Stephen Fry for blasphemy. A TV viewer filed a complaint after Fry said in an interview that if he made it to Heaven he would ask God, "How dare you create a world in which there is such misery? It's not our fault? It's not right. Show More Summary

Podcast Ep. 161: Stephen Fry Didn’t Blaspheme

We also discussed halal food, circumcision, and a Creationist's lawsuit over "research" in the Grand Canyon.

Global Quickies: Superpowers for Girls, Superior Babies, and Not Enough Outrage

Categories: Quickies IRELAND “Irish police have halted an investigation of Stephen Fry for blasphemy because the Garda Síochána could not find enough people to be outraged over the actor’s anti-God remarks on... (Read more...)

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