“The whole notion of Canadian culture is a very peculiar thing, driven by what are referred to unfortunately in English as founding nations – the English and French – which is just so not true since there was over 300 distinct First Nations there.”
I attempt to guess how members of the Survivor Game Changers jury will vote, and compete against friends at RHAP, Inside Survivor, and True Dork Times. Read this story »
I saw this story come out last night and if true, it’s huge. Trey Yingst, a reporter for One America News Network, is claiming that three leakers have been identified
Former UFC fighter-turned-actor Cathal Pendred is set for a lead role in Amazon’s adaptation of the horror podcast “Lore”, which recounts true stories of frightening and paranormal occurrences, says Deadline. Pendred will play Michael Cleary, a real-life character from Irish folklore in the horror anthology series. A cooper who makes barrels for a local creamery, […]
This book serves as a reminder that we’re all human. The post Book Review – South of Forgiveness: A True Story of Rape and Responsibility by Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Afterword from a story entitled “Litigation Lane,” excerpted from Beyond Bedlam’s Door: True Tales from the Couch and Courtroom (Thunder Lake Press). Forensic psychiatry involves the interface of psychiatry and the law. Over the years, I was asked to psychiatrically evaluate people in the context of civil litigation. Both plaintiff and defense attorneys retained my […]
The word "brainwashing" came about because of the Cold War. In the 1950s, Americans were shocked when thousands of soldiers captured by North Korea eventually confessed to war crimes they hadn't committed, and some even refused to return to the US when the war was over. Show More Summary
Fears of Communism during the Cold War spurred psychological research, pop culture hits, and unethical experiments in the CIA
I’m a huge fan of Chris Kentis’ 2003 micro-indie Hitchcockian thriller Open Water, which is based on the true story of two scuba divers who are accidentally stranded in shark infested waters after their tour boat has left. While no official sequel has been released, in 2006 Hans Horn’s deep sea horror was rebranded as […]
Science fiction writer Cory Doctorow: "The fact that a story captures the public imagination doesn’t mean that it will come true in the future, but it tells you something about the present. You learn something about the world when a vision of the future becomes a subject of controversy or delight."
In commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of Hot Fuzz, (honestly, it’s as good a reason as any at this point), here are some more true stories of British crime gone horribly weird. The Case of the Fraudulent Fiddler Bethan Doci was a woman who had it all, holidays in five-star Cancun resorts, a villa in […] The post Britain’s Least Wanted XVII appeared first on Anglotopia.net.
‘Wonder Woman’ Tells a great story about this heroWonder Woman has been a comic character for many years. She has had many iterations but one thing holds true, she is one of a kind. She has shown up on TV in the past, and recently on a number of different animated shows. Show More Summary
Even before David Clarke claimed to have taken a job with Trump's Department of Homeland Security - which still has not been confirmed by Trump or the agency - I always thought that Clarke would be a good fit for Trump's team. Like Trump and most of his appointees, Clarke has all of the same qualities. Show More Summary
EXCLUSIVE: The recently announced BBC One drama, A Very English Scandal, is based on the true story of the first British politician to stand trial for conspiracy and incitement to murder. Hugh Grant has now been set to return to British television for the first time since the early 90s as the disgraced center of the tale, MP Jeremy Thorpe. Show More Summary
However linked Adam Sandler and Ben Stiller may be in your mind as Hollywood’s funniest power Jews, the true and utter travesty is that the last time they were in a movie together was 1996’s Happy Gilmore. Writer-director Noah Baumbach, though, has corrected that sad fact with his latest film ... More »
Virgil, Texas, is weirdly familiar - and surprisingly lovely. Read more...
ANALYSIS: TRUE. Removing Trump Won’t Solve America’s Crisis — The elites are the problem. Related: “To the political class story is awfulness of Trump. But political class is no less awful.”
Actors from the Netflix series "Dear White People" are fans of both traditional radio and podcasts, ranging from the rock music of "Jonesy's Jukebox" to the true crime stories on "Undisclosed." (May 19)
Domestic violence can bring a lasting trauma to victims particularly the young ones. It can lead to a low self-esteem, hatred towards other people, depression and worse, it can prompt the victim to take his or her own life notably if they don’t get help and the right support after their horrible experience. Show More Summary
For most of Volvo's 90-year history, the Swedish automaker offered its loyal legions of customers well-built, safe, and practical transportation with a certain Scandinavian flair. Now, the company's diving head-on into the world of luxury...Show More Summary