Activism in the age of celebrity worship, the new Ghostbusters might actually be scary, KFC is making my dreams come true, does PBS and diversity in indie films, video game breasts and a brief discussion of my root. All this and more, in today's AAA!
“I never set out to hike 10,000 miles. It just sort of happened over the course of a decade.” In 1980, I spent 25 days on a thru-hike of the 211-mile John Muir Trail. The JMT was my first taste of long-distance hiking. And it is a truly epic hike. Show More Summary
Is it still possible to find true love on The Bachelor or The Bachelorette? Or are the current contestants merely eager to steal the spotlight? Sean and Catherine Lowe’s story indicates that a genuine relationship can still be formed on these shows, but Andi Dorfman’s alleged fakery suggests otherwise. According to Trista Sutter, the days of genuine romance […]
Bill O’Reilly claims the murdered nuns story he told and claimed he witnessed makes sense and was true now just as it was then, except that people simply didn’t understand what he meant. As the Inquisitr reported earlier, Bill O’Reilly...Show More Summary
The true story of J Lo's 'first edition Iliad' in 'The Boy Next Door': It’s one of our oldest written works: “The Iliad” by Homer was part of a 3,000-year-old oral tradtition, first written down around the 10th century, in Greek. So the idea of a “first edition” of the Iliad showing up in English at an American yard sale is just plain silly.
Wild is yet another film based on a true story, as currently seems to be in vogue for some reason. (See The Imitation Game, Foxcatcher, The Theory of Everything, Testament… Read more The post Puke the line appeared first on The Spectator.
Last week, a viral story spread about a man being banned from his college campus for merely resembling someone's rapist. It's probably not true.
For those who want a happy ending or an easy moral to the story, the election of a new Greek government last month poses some interesting quandaries. Progressives of various kinds at first hailed what appeared to be a victory for the...Show More Summary
If this one is true, I’ll be SHOCKED. I mean, it’s clear this celeb isn’t interested in having kids, and there’s nothing wrong with that. But could she be having her people fuel the stories that she’s pregnant? Get the goss after the break. What TV-turned-movie actress’ PR people are scratching their heads as why […]
Amy Timberlake's "One Came Home" has a distinct whiff of "True Grit" in its bones, with a dash of Ian McEwan's "Atonement." But in Lifeline Theatre's world premiere adaptation by Jessica Wright Buha, the story of Georgie Burkhardt's search in 1871 Wisconsin for her elder sister often feels...
We now know that, according to the reporters who were with him at the time, some of Bill O'Reilly's war stories from Argentina aren't true. We also know that at least one of Brian Williams' war stories wasn't true. Does it matter? Should it matter? From the point of view of a veteran of the war in Iraq, my answer is yes. Show More Summary
If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is — especially if you are hearing it from the leftist Islamophile liars comprising the establishment media: The weekend’s feel-good
Sounds like: Frank Ocean, Mndsgn, Silk Rhodes Song: Nxworries (Knxwledge & Anderson Paak) - Suede What's so good? True story: I was in love with this beat off top. Also true story: for some reason, the misogyny in the song made me uncomfortable...Show More Summary
I tweeted this, so some guy tweeted back this. I read it fast, so I tweeted this. Someone tweeted I was a partisan apologist. When I first read it, I thought it said artisan proctologist. — Warren Kinsella (@kinsellawarren) February 21, 2015
I’ve grown up as a Muslim in Britain, attended classes and lectures at the mosque and I can’t remember a single story of the Prophet ever reacting in a violent way when insulted. I asked friends too and they couldn’t either. Instead they sent me stories which demonstrate the opposite. So here is a crowdsourced [...]
It turns out that some of the stories you’ve read about the plot of “The Force Awakens” are right on the money. Which ones are anybody’s guess.
Today, McFarland, USA is released in theaters. Based on a true story, the movie stars Kevin Costner — who, between this role and Black or White, must be working out some white guilt — as Jim White (his actual name), a white coach who leads a track team of inner-city (see: Latino) students to victory. Show More Summary
Based on a true story, Disney's "McFarland, USA" is about an extraordinary coach who turns a team of inexperienced and uninspired cross country runners into champions in the truest sense of the word.
There’s a difference between something being true, and something being fair, as I’m sure you realise. I’m going to look at a story that is, on the face of it,… Continue reading The post Teenage fathers and mental health: a true story unfairly reported appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
True story: I’m struggling with ways to share some of the planning posts I would have written before the Crab wedding without making them redundant to my recaps. I think there is a way to do it and that it … read more