‘Radiolab’ creator is back with a podcast that’s taking a long, hard look at America

‘Radiolab’ creator is back with a podcast that’s taking a long, hard look at America
Jad Abumrad, creator of "More Perfect" and master interviewer, who doesn't like to be the subject of interviews.Image: More perfectThe United States of America is swinging – culturally, legally, and of course, politically.  For Jad Abumrad, so-called public radio royalty, best known for bringing us the joys of Radiolab, the key to a more perfect union is finding a pivot point (the law) and using it to peel the layers of the onion (history) that has lead to the

The internet couldn’t disagree more with this school district that has dropped ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’

The internet couldn’t disagree more with this school district that has dropped ‘To Kill A Mockingbird’
A Mississippi school district is pulling To Kill A Mockingbird from its 8th-grade curriculum after receiving complaints about the “wording” of the novel. According to the Sun Herald, the Biloxi School District is replacing the novel in its curriculum. While the book will no longer be part of the grade’s English language arts lessons, it is still in the district’s libraries. “There were complaints about it. There is some language in the book that makes people uncomfortable, and we can teach

Harvey Weinstein ousted from motion picture academy

Harvey Weinstein ousted from motion picture academy
Image: Yann Coatsaliou/AFP/Getty ImagesHarvey's out; will Bill Cosby and Roman Polanski be the next to go? The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has voted to revoke the lifetime membership of Harvey Weinstein in the wake of dozens of sexual misconduct allegations — immediately prompting questions about whether Cosby and Polanski will be able to retain their memberships. The decision to expel the executive came from an emergency meeting of the academy's 54-member board, which includes Tom Hanks,

Harvey Weinstein Fired After Sexual Harassment Allegations

Harvey Weinstein Fired After Sexual Harassment Allegations
Weinstein Co., the Oscar-winning movie studio, fired co-founder and guiding creative force Harvey Weinstein, just days after he stepped away from the company over allegations of sexual harassment stretching back decades.Weinstein, 65, had taken a leave of absence from the company he started with his brother Robert after the New York Times said he had reached settlements with at least eight women claiming to have been harassed by him. Among those were at least three employees and an unidentified actress,

How to Create Unlimited Highly Ranking WordPress Blogs 100% Automated and rank first page on Google

How to Create Unlimited Highly Ranking WordPress Blogs 100% Automated and rank first page on Google
The only thing better than a “First Page” Listing in Google is taking over the “Entire” First Page. How to Create Unlimited Wordpress Highly SEO Optimized Blogs that Rank's Nr 1 from Aaron M Spelling - AllSuperInfo Well not all front page from just one project, but from one simple project, because of the way Pete has designed the SEO Optimization in these WordPress blogs, with their already highly seo optimised blogs, we get multiple first page listings from

Liz Dawn: A life of drama and laughter

Liz Dawn: A life of drama and laughter
Image caption Appearing in Leeds United in 1974 She began singing in nightclubs and then started auditioning for small acting parts in TV programmes and commercials.Already a heavy cigarette user, the smoke-filled clubs in which she performed would have a serious effect on her health later in life.Liz's breakthrough came when she was cast in Colin Welland's 1974 drama Leeds United, which appeared in the BBC's Play for Today slot.CampaigningBased on real events, the play documented the struggle by

Women in Hollywood See Chance for Change in Weinstein Uproar

Women in Hollywood See Chance for Change in Weinstein Uproar
The emergence of sexual harassment claims against producer Harvey Weinstein has the potential to be a watershed moment for Hollywood, offering a new opportunity to shed its “casting couch” image, according to advocates for women in the workplace.The allegations by women including actresses Ashley Judd and Rose McGowan against a prominent and successful industry leader may encourage more women to step forward with their own stories and force men in power to reflect on their own behavior, said filmmakers

The Foreigner Official Trailer (2017) Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan Action Movie HD | MiMO

The Foreigner Official Trailer  (2017) Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan Action Movie HD | MiMO
A humble businessman with a buried past seeks justice when his daughter is killed in an act of terrorism. A cat-and-mouse conflict ensues with a government official, whose past may hold clues to the killers' identities. The Foreigner Official Trailer (2017) Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan Action Movie HD | MiMO keywords: the foreigner trailer, the foreigner trailer 2, the foreigner trailer 2 reaction, the foreigner trailer 2 soundtrack, the foreigner trailer 2017, the foreigner trailer 2017 official, the foreigner

What it was like to work for Weinstein

What it was like to work for Weinstein
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionFormer office assistant Lisa Rose: Weinstein mentioned a massage as he invited me to another room When Lisa Rose was 22 she got a job with Miramax in London. It was 1988. Before she started, she was given a warning: "Harvey will answer the door in a towel. He will ask you for a massage. You say no, you ignore him and you make sure you walk away so you're not

Why Cumberbatch is his own worst critic

Why Cumberbatch is his own worst critic
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cumberbatch and his wife welcomed their second son earlier this year "I'll always be shaking things up a little bit as far as expectations are concerned - not doing the usual or the unusually usual - and the extreme nature of the situation is very unusual."I don't think you have to be a parent to understand," he continues. "There are fantastic actors out there I've seen give extraordinary

How To DIY Unicorn Makeup And Look Majestic AF This Halloween

How To DIY Unicorn Makeup And Look Majestic AF This Halloween
I admire people who opt for frightening or funny Halloween costumes: Witches, Teletubbies, and the bloody Grady twins from are all classic options that make for a killer party. With that said, I don't want to be one of them. On Halloween and a few other special days of the year, I want to look I've got no shame, and there's got to be people out there like me. For anyone with intentions to slay Halloween and simultaneously look , we've rounded up easy unicorn makeup

Was a monkey really hanged in Hartlepool?

Was a monkey really hanged in Hartlepool?
Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption"Let's hang him at once to end his woes" Hartlepool is known by many as the place where a monkey was mistaken for a French spy and hanged. As some of the team behind the hit stage show War Horse launch a play based on the story, BBC News asks whether the hanging actually happened.One stormy day during the Napoleonic Wars, a French ship was wrecked off the coast of an

Could Harvey Weinstein Lose His Oscar Over Scandal??

Could Harvey Weinstein Lose His Oscar Over Scandal??
We've heard it's unlikely Harvey Weinstein will face any criminal charges for the acts for which he's been accused — but he's losing everything else. He's been fired, his wife has left him, now he'll likely lose his membership in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. If you weren't aware of Harvey's But revoking membership in the Academy is a rare thing indeed. Even convicted rapist Roman Polanski was never kicked out. But what about his Oscar