America's best-known Christian evangelist died has died at 99. Jon Meacham profiled profiled him in 2006.
Researchers from Newcastle and Oxford Universities have for the first time catalogued in detail each of the 54 Brancaster-type rings known to exist in the UK today and say that they can be dated with confidence due to their design and...Show More Summary
Psychiatrist Allen Frances, author of Twilight of American Sanity: "There is no Pablo Escobar Wing at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art and no El Chapo Guzman gallery at the Guggenheim. Columbia University doesn't host a Sinaloa Drug Cartel Center of Developmental Psychobiology. Oxford would no longer be Oxford if its library were named in […]
In this thoughtful 19-minute video essay, cultural critic Lindsay Ellis re-examines the history of hating on the vampire love story Twilight, which reached a fever pitch around 2008/2009. Though there’s no doubt Twilight is easy to make...Show More Summary
SF’s weird weather means summer-like temps in the day and merciless winter at night The Twilight Zone of San Francisco’s ongoing weird weather continues, as the National Weather Service [NWS] has issued a freeze warning and a frost advisory...Show More Summary
The actor has done mostly smaller, independent films since Twilight, so is he done with big-budget films forever?
Robert Pattinson is opening up about not ruling out more big-budget franchises! The 31-year-old actor said he had a “great time” playing vampire Edward Cullen in the Twilight franchise while promoting his latest film Damsel at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival on Friday (February 16) with co-star Mia Wasikowska and writer-directors David Zellner and Nathan [...]
As far as actor Robert Pattinson goes I think about it like this: Sure I've never seen any of the TWILIGHT movies and it is still easy to poke fun at the man, but I don't do it. Why? Because Pattinson has been in at least two...Show More Summary
Lisbon (AFP) – From a king of Europe in Madrid to the substitutes’ bench with Porto, it’s been a rocky transition for three-time Champions League winner Iker Casillas following his departure from boyhood club Real in 2015. “San Iker”,...Show More Summary
Universal In 2005, Stephenie Meyer wrote a book about a love triangle between a girl, a vampire and a werewolf. Twilight quickly spun out of control, spiraling from this basic premise into a complicated, multi-part treatise on abstinence and morality. Show More Summary
Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Already long ago, from when we sold our vote to no man, the People have abdicated our duties; for the People who once upon a time handed out military command, high civil office, legions...Show More Summary
Sci-fi and fantasy films are famously fond of twist endings. Certainly, authors such as Richard Matheson and TV shows such as The Twilight Zone are a big reason why - but last-act shocks reach back to the era of silent cinema, as anyone who's seen 1920's The Cabinet of Dr Caligari can attest. Show More Summary
This weekend brings Fifty Shades Freed to theaters, ending the poorly arousing erotic trilogy of films that began as Twilight fan fiction years ago. But over 20 years ago, there was another movie that was all the rage in Hollywood that failed to turn anyone on, and it was called Showgirls. Show More Summary
Science fiction author Hugh Spencer (previously) has published an essay on how Rod Serling's activist views on human rights were embodied in The Twilight Zone, drawing on the practice of using fantastic fiction to evade social constraints, in the tradition of Gulliver's Travels (to say nothing of books like Pinocchio and Inferno). (more…)
The existential threat to law firms may not be technology after all.
There’s a terrible old joke: “Incest is relative.” These days, it increasingly seems, “truth” is relative in an age of narrowcasting and tribal politics. Yes, there is indeed a Twilight Zone reality out there, where a piece of info surfaces, then it’s picked up and hyped by hyper-partisans. And today they saw a story they [...]Show More Summary
Trouble sleeping? It may be time to switch up your exercise routine. Celebrity trainer and creator of WIMBERLEAN, Jason Wimberly advises you to ditch the evening workouts and opt for early a.m. in lieu of a twilight sweat sesh, as they...Show More Summary
(University of Veterinary Medicine -- Vienna) Spoiling old dogs in their twilight years by retiring them to the sofa and forgiving them their stubbornness or disobedience, doesn't do our four-legged friends any good. Regular brain training and lifelong learning create positive emotions and can slow down mental deterioration in old age. Show More Summary
Spoiling old dogs in their twilight years by retiring them to the sofa and forgiving them their stubbornness or disobedience, doesn't do our four-legged friends any good. Regular brain training and lifelong learning create positive emotions and can slow down mental deterioration in old age. Show More Summary
The Memo wasn’t out for an entire 24 hours before Devin Nunes began backtrackng. He told a Fox News interviewer that no, he hadn’t seen the underlying evidence on which his memo was based (which we already knew, but which probably wasn’t clear to most folks). All he knows about the underlying evidence he got […]