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News 24 South Africa
Reflections of a former white supremacistI have been talking about my past as a white power skinhead and my present as a
Reflections of a former white supremacist
News 24 South Africa / Posted 4 days ago
I have been talking about my past as a white power skinhead and my present as a human being dedicated to peace publicly since January 2010. And the question I am most frequently asked is: what made you change? The simple, one-word answer:... Read more
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Aljazeera
Reflections of a former white supremacistThe experiences that contributed to the exhaustion that ultimately had me looki
Reflections of a former white supremacist
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
The experiences that contributed to the exhaustion that ultimately had me looking for an excuse to leave "the movement", as we called our loose coalition of hate groups, can be distilled into a series of moments. A taste for violence cultivated... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Foamhenge, Stonehenge's unholy twin, guards its mystery in byways of VirginiaI have been driving up and down the same stretch of Virginia’s two-lane Highway
Foamhenge, Stonehenge's unholy twin, guards its mystery in byways of Virginia
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 7 days ago
I have been driving up and down the same stretch of Virginia’s two-lane Highway 11 for almost an hour, and still I have not found Foamhenge. There are no signs for this place. There is no parking lot. I think that maybe it has been torn down, or I’m... Read more
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The Atlantic
Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, and Seth Meyers Have a New Target in 'Documentary Now!'The most admirable thing about IFC’s new spoof series Documentary Now! is also
Bill Hader, Fred Armisen, and Seth Meyers Have a New Target in 'Documentary Now!'
The Atlantic / Posted 12 days ago
The most admirable thing about IFC’s new spoof series Documentary Now! is also the element that makes its premise so challenging for viewers—its utter devotion to the form it’s sending up. Starring Bill Hader and Fred Armisen and produced by their... Read more
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Cincinnati CityBeat
IFC Ushers in New Age of ParodyMockumentaries — fictional, often improvised and satirical films that are shot
IFC Ushers in New Age of Parody
Cincinnati CityBeat / Posted 12 days ago
Mockumentaries — fictional, often improvised and satirical films that are shot and presented like a true documentary — may be popular today, but the term was coined in the 1960s, with The Beatles’ documentary-style scripted comedy A Hard Day’s Night... Read more
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/Film
Best Stories of the Week: Star Wars, The Hateful Eight, Rick & Morty, Martin Scorsese and MoreWhile it wasn’t a very busy news week in general, there were a whole slew of up
Best Stories of the Week: Star Wars, The Hateful Eight, Rick & Morty, Martin Scorsese and More
/Film / Posted 16 days ago
While it wasn’t a very busy news week in general, there were a whole slew of updates about Star Wars: The Force Awakens and the future of the Star Wars universe as it gets completely reinvigorated by a new trilogy. We’ve got that news all covered in... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
LevelEleven looks for growth after latest funding roundLevelEleven LLC, a Detroit-based company that makes cloud-based sales-motivatio
LevelEleven looks for growth after latest funding round
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 16 days ago
LevelEleven LLC, a Detroit-based company that makes cloud-based sales-motivation software and smart apps, has closed on a funding round of $2 million. The funding, led by a new investor, NCT Ventures of Columbus, Ohio, comes three months after the... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Greg Dixon: Telling tunes half the storyDragon's documentary was a wonderful nostalgia trip. Nostalgia ain't what it u
Greg Dixon: Telling tunes half the story
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 17 days ago
Dragon's documentary was a wonderful nostalgia trip. Nostalgia ain't what it used to be. But sometimes, if you've stayed home on a chilly Tuesday night, it's just what you feel like. As it turned out, Dragon, the complete and utter and almost... Read more
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WA Today
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trialTim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trial
WA Today / Posted 20 days ago
Tim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David Youdell Netflix's largest local rival Stan claims that seven out of 10 users who have taken its free first-month trial are staying on as paying subscribers. The ability... Read more
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Canberra Times
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trialTim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trial
Canberra Times / Posted 20 days ago
Tim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David Youdell Netflix's largest local rival Stan claims that seven out of 10 users who have taken its free first-month trial are staying on as paying subscribers. The ability... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trialTim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trial
Brisbane Times / Posted 20 days ago
Tim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David Youdell Netflix's largest local rival Stan claims that seven out of 10 users who have taken its free first-month trial are staying on as paying subscribers. The ability... Read more
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The Age
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trialTim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trial
The Age / Posted 20 days ago
Tim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David Youdell Netflix's largest local rival Stan claims that seven out of 10 users who have taken its free first-month trial are staying on as paying subscribers. The ability... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trialTim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David
Netflix rival Stan says 70 per cent of users stay after free trial
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
Tim Minchin will guest star in Stan's original comedy No Activity Photo: David Youdell Netflix's largest local rival Stan claims that seven out of 10 users who have taken its free first-month trial are staying on as paying subscribers. The ability... Read more
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Tucson Weekly
Christopher Guest Returns With a New MockumentaryFor those of you who have been re-watching “This is Spinal Tap” or “Best in Sho
Christopher Guest Returns With a New Mockumentary
Tucson Weekly / Posted 20 days ago
For those of you who have been re-watching “This is Spinal Tap” or “Best in Show,” quietly praying that mockumentary king Christopher Guest would return to his forte, rejoice. Netflix announced today that Guest would be joining their growing list of... Read more
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Perth Now
The best mockumentaries ever madeHilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days
The best mockumentaries ever made
Perth Now / Posted 20 days ago
Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days In Hell, which premieres on TV around the world this weekend. WHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, there are bound to be some... Read more
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Market Watch
Netflix lands Christopher Guest film 'Mascots' for 2016best mascot and win "the prestigious Gold Fluffy Award." Guest is best known fo
Netflix lands Christopher Guest film 'Mascots' for 2016
Market Watch / Posted 20 days ago
best mascot and win "the prestigious Gold Fluffy Award." Guest is best known for his writing and, or directing credits on "Best in Show," "This is Spinal Tap" and "A Mighty Wind." Netflix said the film will premiere in 2016, with no set d... Read more
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CNET
Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' set to cheer on Netflix in 2016best mascot in the world." Guest is know for pioneering the "mockumentary" for
Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' set to cheer on Netflix in 2016
CNET / Posted 21 days ago
best mascot in the world." Guest is know for pioneering the "mockumentary" format of faux-documentary films through "This is Spinal Tap" (rock 'n' roll), "Best in Show" (dog shows), "Waiting for Guffman" (community theater) and "A Mighty... Read more
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/Film
Netflix Picks Up New Christopher Guest Movie, MascotsOver the past few years, Netflix has done a great job of establishing itself as
Netflix Picks Up New Christopher Guest Movie, Mascots
/Film / Posted 21 days ago
Over the past few years, Netflix has done a great job of establishing itself as a purveyor of quality television. And from here, it looks like the company’s push into film distribution will be similarly successful. The streaming service has added yet... Read more
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Reality TV World
Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' comedy will be a Netflix exclusiveThe next big-screen comedy from actor and filmmaker Christopher Guest is to pre
Christopher Guest's 'Mascots' comedy will be a Netflix exclusive
Reality TV World / Posted 21 days ago
The next big-screen comedy from actor and filmmaker Christopher Guest is to premiere exclusively on Netflix in 2016. ADVERTISEMENT Guest is best-known for his mockumentary-style movies such as For Your Consideration, A Mighty Wind, Best in Show and... Read more
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Mashable
Netflix nabs new Christopher Guest original about mascotsWhat's This?Christopher Guest attends the New York Film Festival Screening of T
Netflix nabs new Christopher Guest original about mascots
Mashable / Posted 21 days ago
What's This?Christopher Guest attends the New York Film Festival Screening of THIS IS SPINAL TAP on Oct. 8, 2014. Image: Paul Bruinooge/Patrick McMullan/Sipa USA - Sipa via AP Images/Associated Press Netflix is about to crank things up to 11. The... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'Straight Outta Compton' comes out Friday: Pre-game by watching these moviesIn theaters this weekend, the F. Gary Gray-directed "Straight Outta Compton" ch
'Straight Outta Compton' comes out Friday: Pre-game by watching these movies
Los Angeles Times / Posted 21 days ago
In theaters this weekend, the F. Gary Gray-directed "Straight Outta Compton" chronicles the brief but influential existence of pioneering L.A. rap group N.W.A – consisting of Dr. Dre, Ice Cube, Eazy-E, MC Ren and DJ Yella. With no-holds-barred... Read more
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CNET
Riva Turbo X review: This Bluetooth speaker goes to 11It can play very loud and manage to sound full and retain good definition with
Riva Turbo X review: This Bluetooth speaker goes to 11
CNET / Posted 22 days ago
It can play very loud and manage to sound full and retain good definition with minimal distortion even when you crank it to eleven. That's right, in a nod to "This is Spinal Tap," you can tap the "T" button on the unit or use Riva's free Ground... Read more
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The Courier Mail
The best mockumentaries ever madeHilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days
The best mockumentaries ever made
The Courier Mail / Posted 24 days ago
Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days In Hell, which premieres on TV around the world this weekend. WHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, there are bound to be some... Read more
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Calgary Sun
'Straight Outta Compton': The 10 best music biopicsWith Straight Outta Compton hitting screens this week, we look back at some gre
'Straight Outta Compton': The 10 best music biopics
Calgary Sun / Posted 24 days ago
With Straight Outta Compton hitting screens this week, we look back at some great (and not so awesome) music biopics Rule number one about music biopics is simple, yet critical: Do not believe everything you see and hear. Rule number two is a... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Some made-for-Hollywood bands really rocked, and some -- like their movies -- were made to fade awayMeryl Streep is unquestionably a brilliant actress — three Oscars, 19 nominatio
Some made-for-Hollywood bands really rocked, and some -- like their movies -- were made to fade away
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 25 days ago
Meryl Streep is unquestionably a brilliant actress — three Oscars, 19 nominations and countless unforgettable roles. But can she be convincing as a struggling rock star? We’ll find out Friday when her new movie, “Ricki and the Flash,” hits theaters.... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentariesHilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentaries
Daily Telegraph / Posted 25 days ago
Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days In Hell, which premieres on TV around the world this weekend. WHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, there are bound to be some... Read more
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News.com.au
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentariesTV & Radio Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tenn
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentaries
News.com.au / Posted 25 days ago
TV & Radio Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days In Hell, which premieres on TV around the world this... Read more
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Herald Sun
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentariesWHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, th
When fiction is dressed up as fact, hilarity ensues. These are the best film and TV mockumentaries
Herald Sun / Posted 25 days ago
WHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, there are bound to be some hilarious or downright awkward consequences. The mockumentary genre has delivered countless memorable titles, from the iconic The Is Spinal Tap... Read more
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The Courier Mail
When fiction is dressed up as factHilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days
When fiction is dressed up as fact
The Courier Mail / Posted 25 days ago
Hilarious mockumentary ... Kit Harrington stars in HBO spoof tennis doco 7 Days In Hell, which premieres on TV around the world this weekend. WHEN you take a work of fiction and present it as a serious, real-life doco, there are bound to be some... Read more
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Greenwich Time
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorceTime & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce
Greenwich Time / Posted 28 days ago
Time & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorceTime & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
Time & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorceTime & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce
Connecticut Post / Posted 28 days ago
Time & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorceImages John Travolta and Kelly Preston in 1990. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and
Musicians Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale file for divorce
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
Images John Travolta and Kelly Preston in 1990. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Report: Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith will finalize divorce in secret settlementTime & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis
Report: Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith will finalize divorce in secret settlement
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
Time & Life Pictures, Time Life Pictures/Getty Images Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith will finalize divorce in secret settlementImages John Travolta and Kelly Preston in 1990. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and
Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith will finalize divorce in secret settlement
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 28 days ago
Images John Travolta and Kelly Preston in 1990. Actress Jamie Lee Curtis and actor/writer Christopher Guest — of "This Is Spinal Tap" and "Best in Show" fame — were married in 1984. Oh, and they are technically royalty. They are Lord and... Read more
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Op-Ed News
10 years after Hurricane Katrina, Harry Shearer's documentary on the disaster still has biteI'm not a movie hound and I sure ain't no film critic, either, so please don't
10 years after Hurricane Katrina, Harry Shearer's documentary on the disaster still has bite
Op-Ed News / Posted 1 months ago
I'm not a movie hound and I sure ain't no film critic, either, so please don't think I'm trying to offer any official review of Harry Shearer's documentary, The Big Uneasy, which you can now watch in its entirety below. I am, though, a Yat. And 10... Read more
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CNET
Get a natural wood turntable and free LP carrying case for $119.99CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and mu
Get a natural wood turntable and free LP carrying case for $119.99
CNET / Posted 1 months ago
CNET's Cheapskate scours the Web for great deals on PCs, phones, gadgets and much more. Questions about the Cheapskate blog? Find the answers on our FAQ page. I hereby dub this the Week Everything Sells Out! Seriously. No sooner do I fall all over... Read more

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