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Lifehacker Australia
Dealhacker: The Top 50 DVDs And Blu-rays From JB Hi-Fi's Epic Movie SaleWhen it comes to movies and TV shows, physical media is definitely on its last
Dealhacker: The Top 50 DVDs And Blu-rays From JB Hi-Fi's Epic Movie Sale
Lifehacker Australia / Posted 12 minutes ago
When it comes to movies and TV shows, physical media is definitely on its last legs. For traditionalists, this just means that prices have never been better! JB Hi-Fi is in the midst of a massive clearance sale with more than 350 DVDs and Blu-rays... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Judge reveals FBI's first question for Hastert: Is your family safe?When FBI agents knocked on the door of Dennis Hastert's Plano home a year and a
Judge reveals FBI's first question for Hastert: Is your family safe?
Chicago Tribune / Posted an hour ago
When FBI agents knocked on the door of Dennis Hastert's Plano home a year and a half ago, all they knew was that the once-powerful politician was doing something very strange with his money. They had no idea then of his dark secret from his days as... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too lateBali 9: our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late Photo:What we think and
Our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 21 hours ago
Bali 9: our empathy wasn't little, but it was too late Photo:What we think and feel now should not have required that Myuran Sukumaran (pictured) and Andrew Chan had to touch our hearts.(AFP/Getty Images: Sonny Tumbelaka) Next time, let's not wait... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsLATINO THOUGHT MAKERS SEASON FINALE WITH DANNY TREJO Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m.
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 22 hours ago
LATINO THOUGHT MAKERS SEASON FINALE WITH DANNY TREJO Wednesday, May 4, 7 p.m. Action star Danny Trejo (Machete, Desperado, Heat, From Dusk Till Dawn series, Con Air, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and more) will headline the season finale of Rick... Read more
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Boston Globe
He hasn't just seen Celtics history, he is Celtics history: A chat with Tommy HeinsohnThe epiphany should never have been necessary. Tommy Heinsohn has been bonded t
He hasn't just seen Celtics history, he is Celtics history: A chat with Tommy Heinsohn
Boston Globe / Posted yesterday
The epiphany should never have been necessary. Tommy Heinsohn has been bonded to the Celtics in some meaningful capacity – player, coach, broadcaster – for 61 years. He joined the organization in 1956, and save for a successful foray into the... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Lecture, concerts and other events plannedContributed Photo Perla Batalla will peform two free concerts at CSU Channel Is
Lecture, concerts and other events planned
Ventura County Star / Posted yesterday
Contributed Photo Perla Batalla will peform two free concerts at CSU Channel Islands on Friday night. CamarilloEnglish lecturer will give talk for series English lecturer Kristen Fitzpatrick will present "Grief, Healing and Short Fiction" from 6-8... Read more
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Raw Story
‘We have a chance to show the truth’: Inside Chernobyl’s ‘death zone’ 30 years laterThree decades after the nuclear disaster, the concrete protecting the reactor i
‘We have a chance to show the truth’: Inside Chernobyl’s ‘death zone’ 30 years later
Raw Story / Posted 3 days ago
Three decades after the nuclear disaster, the concrete protecting the reactor is starting to crack. Yet people still live there – and a new virtual reality project will take many more inside the ‘death zone’ At first they thought it was just a fire,... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Zuma's South Africa: When shame means nothing at allI find it increasingly difficult to write about Jacob Zuma; not because I don’t
Zuma's South Africa: When shame means nothing at all
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
I find it increasingly difficult to write about Jacob Zuma; not because I don’t care about what he has done but because I am suspicious of how much I have begun to rage against him. I see mirrored in everyone around me this same disdain for the man... Read more
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Island Packet
An American void: Why do friends Roof stayed with before Charleston shootings shrug about their inaction?This story was published in September 2015. Since then, Joey Meek has agreed to
An American void: Why do friends Roof stayed with before Charleston shootings shrug about their inaction?
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
This story was published in September 2015. Since then, Joey Meek has agreed to plead guilty to lying to investigators. The trailer where Dylann Roof found refuge is faded yellow with a thousand tiny dents. It is on the western edge of Columbia,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The Freddie Gray election: death fuels call for 'uprising' at Baltimore pollsStanding at the edge of a roof three stories above Baltimore, church elder CW H
The Freddie Gray election: death fuels call for 'uprising' at Baltimore polls
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 3 days ago
Standing at the edge of a roof three stories above Baltimore, church elder CW Harris looked out over the Sandtown-Winchester neighborhood, as the sounds of music and electioneering rose up from a block party in the park below. Harris had been on the... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Torturing of Mentally Ill PrisonersHarriet Krzykowski, a former counsellor at the Dade Correctional Institution, f
The Torturing of Mentally Ill Prisoners
The New Yorker / Posted 4 days ago
Harriet Krzykowski, a former counsellor at the Dade Correctional Institution, faced retaliation after questioning inmate abuse.Credit Photograph by Elinor Carucci for The New Yorker Shortly after Harriet Krzykowski began working at the Dade... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Every single movie coming out this summerThe 2016 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early
Every single movie coming out this summer
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
The 2016 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Kevin Crust, are subject to change. A Beautiful Planet The view of Earth from space and the information it... Read more
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Salon.com
The night Mark Twain brought Huck Finn aliveLivy had some choice advice for her husband, Mark Twain: Make it less funny. Gi
The night Mark Twain brought Huck Finn alive
Salon.com / Posted 5 days ago
Livy had some choice advice for her husband, Mark Twain: Make it less funny. Give the audience a chance to catch its breath. Never a champion of his vaudeville tendencies, she now wanted him to show off his narrative talents. Lesser men could tell... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
The ageing rock star still gets plenty of Satisfaction Rock 'n' roll was always about youth and rebelling against your parents, righ
The ageing rock star still gets plenty of Satisfaction
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 7 days ago
Rock 'n' roll was always about youth and rebelling against your parents, right? Try telling that to the army of ageing rock stars that is breaking down the once indomitable generational... Read more
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Ventura County Reporter
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - HappeningsOJAI EARTH DAY CELEBRATION 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The day will include live entertainme
Ventura County Reporter - Picks of the Week - Happenings
Ventura County Reporter / Posted 7 days ago
OJAI EARTH DAY CELEBRATION 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The day will include live entertainment, world food, environmental presentations and exhibits and a talk by renowned activist Dr. Vandana Shiva. Oak Grove School, 220 W. Lomita Road, Ojai. For more... Read more
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BBC News
Migration crisis: Italy threatened by national crisis - BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video &
Migration crisis: Italy threatened by national crisis
BBC News / Posted 10 days ago
- BBC News Accessibility links BBC navigation Entertainment & Arts Video & Audio Also in the News Special Reports The Reporters Have Your Say Latin America Migration crisis: Italy... Read more
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The New Yorker
China’s Editor ProvocateurHu Shuli, the muckraking founder of the magazine Caijing, has continued to flou
China’s Editor Provocateur
The New Yorker / Posted 11 days ago
Hu Shuli, the muckraking founder of the magazine Caijing, has continued to flourish long after other Chinese journalists have been imprisoned or silenced.Credit Photograph by Mark Leong / Redux On May 12, 2008, Hu Shuli, the founding editor of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The DSS and Slain Fulani in Igbo Mass Grave - the Lesson From YugoslaviaThe Department of State Security (DSS) have claimed that five Fulani herdsmen w
The DSS and Slain Fulani in Igbo Mass Grave - the Lesson From Yugoslavia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The Department of State Security (DSS) have claimed that five Fulani herdsmen were abducted, killed and buried in a mass grave by members of IPOB in Abia state a few days ago. It also claimed that there were up to 50 more bodies in the grave and that... Read more
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Quartz
Biotech’s quest to put a new spin on old age — Quartz On the eve of his 69th birthday, Craig Venter looks on, amused, as h
Biotech’s quest to put a new spin on old age
Quartz / Posted 12 days ago
— Quartz On the eve of his 69th birthday, Craig Venter looks on, amused, as his digital doppelganger shuffles from foot to foot. Venter is the biggest entrepreneur in biotech. Now his white-bearded avatar... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Talk Is Cheap: Be Quick To Heal, Not To JudgeWith speech comes the power to raise up and to bring down, to pray to God and t
Talk Is Cheap: Be Quick To Heal, Not To Judge
The Jewish Press / Posted 13 days ago
With speech comes the power to raise up and to bring down, to pray to God and to demean others. Speech is also easy and, too often, used thoughtlessly – or, worse, maliciously. Because it is so easy and can cut so deeply, of all possible human... Read more
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The New Yorker
HiroshimaA hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb. Survivors wonder why
Hiroshima
The New Yorker / Posted 14 days ago
A hundred thousand people were killed by the atomic bomb. Survivors wonder why they lived when so many others died.Credit Photograph from Rolls Press / Popperfoto via Getty I—A Noiseless Flash At exactly fifteen minutes past eight in the morning, on... Read more
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Inside JokesAmy Schumer is a busy girl. She's currently in the midst of a 19-city tour (the
Inside Jokes
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 15 days ago
Amy Schumer is a busy girl. She's currently in the midst of a 19-city tour (the fourth stop of which is this Thursday at the Maverik Center); the fourth season of her Comedy Central show Inside Amy Schumer is set to debut April 21; her book The Girl... Read more
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New York Post
Knicks-Carmelo Anthony divorce best for both partiesThree years ago, another Knicks season ended in the same place this one did, in
Knicks-Carmelo Anthony divorce best for both parties
New York Post / Posted 16 days ago
Three years ago, another Knicks season ended in the same place this one did, inside a deafening Indianapolis gym called Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The visitor’s locker room didn’t much look the way a professional locker room usually looks. This was... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Religious Accommodation Act - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South
Religious Accommodation Act
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 16 days ago
- WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi breakingMississippi in New York Picnic canceled over religious freedom lawMississippi in New York Picnic... Read more
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FOX 12 Oregon
State Senator's gay brother slams HB 1523breaking Joey Filligane, who voted for HB 1523, addresses his brother's Facebo
State Senator's gay brother slams HB 1523
FOX 12 Oregon / Posted 16 days ago
breaking Joey Filligane, who voted for HB 1523, addresses his brother's Facebook post about the new law. Source: WDAM The gay brother of a Mississippi State Senator... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
State Senator's gay brother slams HB 1523breaking Joey Filligane, who voted for HB 1523, addresses his brother's Facebo
State Senator's gay brother slams HB 1523
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted 16 days ago
breaking Joey Filligane, who voted for HB 1523, addresses his brother's Facebook post about the new law. Source: WDAM The gay brother of a Mississippi State Senator... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
95 Mississippi authors condemn anti-LGBT lawNinety-five Mississippi writers, including Donna Tartt and John Grisham, have c
95 Mississippi authors condemn anti-LGBT law
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
Ninety-five Mississippi writers, including Donna Tartt and John Grisham, have condemned the state’s new anti-LGBT law, describing it as “the rhetoric of hate, thinly veiled”. Passed last week, House Bill 1523 allows businesses to refuse service to... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
The reluctant jihadi | Robert F WorthOne morning in mid-January 2015, a small, furtive-looking man in a black hooded
The reluctant jihadi | Robert F Worth
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 16 days ago
One morning in mid-January 2015, a small, furtive-looking man in a black hooded parka stood alone on the Turkish side of the Akçakale border crossing with Syria. The weather was sunny and cold, and there was almost no one in sight. The man glanced... Read more
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Op-Ed News
FacebookDear Bernie, The votes of millions of teachers, are at stake. If talking to th
Facebook
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 days ago
Dear Bernie, The votes of millions of teachers, are at stake. If talking to the millions of teachers out there is your objective, then I speak to you Senator - Bernie - AS A TEACHER who knows what other teachers NEED TO HEAR FROM YOU. I have trying... Read more
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Boise Weekly
More Panama Papers Fallout: Calls for David Cameron's ResignationDavid Cameron, one assumes, had a rough Saturday morning thanks, in part, to an
More Panama Papers Fallout: Calls for David Cameron's Resignation
Boise Weekly / Posted 19 days ago
David Cameron, one assumes, had a rough Saturday morning thanks, in part, to an Op-Ed written by a Abi Wilkinson. “On Saturday at 11am, as many of us as possible need to gather outside 10 Downing Street and demand change,” she wrote. “No ifs, no... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
‘We have a chance to show the truth’: into the heart of ChernobylAt first they thought it was just a fire, then the chickens started to turn bla
‘We have a chance to show the truth’: into the heart of Chernobyl
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 20 days ago
At first they thought it was just a fire, then the chickens started to turn black. When it comes to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, everyone has a vivid detail that is snagged in the memory; the absurdities or the obscenities. It might be the local... Read more
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The Irish Times
Liam Neeson: on iconic roles, Irish pride, and the influence of Ian Paisley... Ahead of receiving an industry award at the IFTAs, Liam Neeson on the journey
Liam Neeson: on iconic roles, Irish pride, and the influence of Ian Paisley...
The Irish Times / Posted 20 days ago
Ahead of receiving an industry award at the IFTAs, Liam Neeson on the journey that saw him play Michael Collins, a Jedi and God 1916 is a three-part documentary giving a... Read more
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Canberra Times
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good causeKerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury cur
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good cause
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
Kerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury currently not afforded to her bed-ridden husband John Kennerley without the assistance of a machine – before commenting any further on her $350,000 deal to give an exclusive... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good causeKerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury cur
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good cause
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
Kerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury currently not afforded to her bed-ridden husband John Kennerley without the assistance of a machine – before commenting any further on her $350,000 deal to give an exclusive... Read more
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The Age
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good causeKerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury cur
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good cause
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Kerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury currently not afforded to her bed-ridden husband John Kennerley without the assistance of a machine – before commenting any further on her $350,000 deal to give an exclusive... Read more
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WA Today
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good causeKerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury cur
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good cause
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
Kerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury currently not afforded to her bed-ridden husband John Kennerley without the assistance of a machine – before commenting any further on her $350,000 deal to give an exclusive... Read more
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The New Yorker
City of WaterTunnel No.3 has been under construction since 1969. Already, twenty-four people
City of Water
The New Yorker / Posted 20 days ago
Tunnel No.3 has been under construction since 1969. Already, twenty-four people have died building it—roughly a man a mile.Credit Photograph by Robert Polidori No one knows how many sandhogs are, at any given moment, working beneath the streets of... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good causeKerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury cur
Private Sydney: Fee for Kerri-Anne Kennerley's story is going to a good cause
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Kerri-Anne Kennerley's chorus of critics may want to draw breath – a luxury currently not afforded to her bed-ridden husband John Kennerley without the assistance of a machine – before commenting any further on her $350,000 deal to give an exclusive... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition SlateBENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville Film Festival announced its 2016 competiti
Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition Slate
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 21 days ago
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville Film Festival announced its 2016 competition slate Thursday (April 7). The film festival, which started in 2015, will be held May 3 through 8 in Bentonville. The festival will feature 34 films in competition... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition SlateBENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The competition slate for the 2016 Bentonville Film Festiv
Bentonville Film Festival Announces 2016 Competition Slate
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 21 days ago
BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The competition slate for the 2016 Bentonville Film Festival was announced on Thursday (April 7). The festival, which is May 3-8, will showcase 34 films in the competition, according to a BFF press release. There will be 16... Read more
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The New Yorker
OrneryWhen Merle Haggard and his nine-person band, the Strangers, travel across the c
Ornery
The New Yorker / Posted 22 days ago
When Merle Haggard and his nine-person band, the Strangers, travel across the country to sing and play their complex, loose-shackled, intensely durable brand of country music, they do so in two handsome, high-ceilinged, custom touring buses. The... Read more
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The Local
Divers find WWII bomber off Swedish coast TT/Rebecca Martin · 24 Jan 2012, 07:41 Published: 24 Jan 2012 07:41 GMT+01:0
Divers find WWII bomber off Swedish coast
The Local / Posted 24 days ago
TT/Rebecca Martin · 24 Jan 2012, 07:41 Published: 24 Jan 2012 07:41 GMT+01:00 Swedish divers have discovered what is believed to be the remains of a WWII Halifax bomber plane in the waters off the coast of... Read more
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The New Statesman
The age of hyper-terrorismIt was late July and the air hung hot and heavy over Ard el-Lewa, a crowded Cai
The age of hyper-terrorism
The New Statesman / Posted 24 days ago
It was late July and the air hung hot and heavy over Ard el-Lewa, a crowded Cairo neighbourhood of dirt streets and grey high-rises that sprawls along the wrong side of the Upper Egypt railway line. Arafa Hassan Gouda, a 52-year-old refugee from... Read more
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The New Yorker
“The Burglar”He watches the second car back out of the driveway and then he makes a slow lap
“The Burglar”
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
He watches the second car back out of the driveway and then he makes a slow lap around the block, careful not to step on the cracks in the sidewalk. From other houses come the sounds of dogs barking, and from other yards the noise of lawnmowers and... Read more
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The New Yorker
The Voyeur’s MotelI know a married man and father of two who bought a twenty-one-room motel near
The Voyeur’s Motel
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
I know a married man and father of two who bought a twenty-one-room motel near Denver many years ago in order to become its resident voyeur. With the assistance of his wife, he cut rectangular holes measuring six by fourteen inches in the ceilings of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Vanity versus insanityLondon - Believe me, it was a close run thing. I had been writing a feature for
Vanity versus insanity
iol.co.za / Posted 25 days ago
London - Believe me, it was a close run thing. I had been writing a feature for this newspaper a while ago and wanted to get some sense of what the nation might be feeling about the topic. So I decided to consult Twitter. I logged onto the site,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Babes For Trump Twitter page tries to Make America Great Again'Making America great again one babe at a time': Bizarre Twitter craze sees sca
Babes For Trump Twitter page tries to Make America Great Again
Daily Mail / Posted 26 days ago
'Making America great again one babe at a time': Bizarre Twitter craze sees scantily clad female fans of Donald Trump pledging their support to him while stripping off Twitter account @BabesForTrump has gained more than 6,000 followers The page... Read more
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Salon.com
What’s the matter with Dem? Thomas Frank talks Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and everything in betweenThis piece originally appeared on In his books What’s the Matter with Kansas?
What’s the matter with Dem? Thomas Frank talks Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and everything in between
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
This piece originally appeared on In his books What’s the Matter with Kansas? and The Wrecking Crew, writer Thomas Frank made a name for himself with his critiques of Republican politics. Now, he’s turning his eviscerating anthropological technique... Read more
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The New Statesman
The colonel's revengeIt was late July and the air hung hot and heavy over Ard el-Lewa, a crowded Cai
The colonel's revenge
The New Statesman / Posted 27 days ago
It was late July and the air hung hot and heavy over Ard el-Lewa, a crowded Cairo neighbourhood of dirt streets and grey high-rises that sprawls along the wrong side of the Upper Egypt railway line. Arafa Hassan Gouda, a 52-year-old refugee from... Read more
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Salon.com
How I friended Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Colbert: Zach Anner on comedy and cerebral palsy (“The sexiest of the palsies”)“So, what does Oprah smell like?” People ask me this question all the time, be
How I friended Oprah Winfrey and Stephen Colbert: Zach Anner on comedy and cerebral palsy (“The sexiest of the palsies”)
Salon.com / Posted 27 days ago
“So, what does Oprah smell like?” People ask me this question all the time, because in the fall of 2010 I got to sit across from Oprah Winfrey for twenty minutes. It was during the second-to-last episode of Your OWN Show as part of a press junket... Read more
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