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  • “Star Wars” Burn Out? “Last Jedi” Thursday Night Box Office Falls Short... by $12 Million

    12/17/2017 12:20:30 AM PST · by Enterprise · 67 replies ^ | December 15, 2017 | Roger Friedman
    Last night, “The Last Jedi” scored $45 million in preview shows around the US. That’s the second highest Thursday preview opening ever, behind “The Force Awakens,” so that’s good news. But the WTH news is that “The Force Awakens” did $57 million on its Thursday previews two years ago. In between there was “Rogue One” with a $29 million preview Thursday last year. So what the heck? Is there “Star Wars” burn out with movies three years in a row? Could be.

    05/06/2007 11:57:38 AM PDT · by calcowgirl · 201 replies · 2,346+ views
    Times Union | Sep 29, 1999 | Stewart M. Powell
    WASHINGTON -- New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani urged President Clinton Tuesday to free convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard, a move that could boost Jewish support for the Republican's prospective Senate campaign -- and complicate a possible run in 2000 by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. ... Regarding Pollard, Giuliani said the Israeli deserves presidential clemency because the life sentence for espionage given him in 1987 goes "way beyond" sentences given in the past to American citizens convicted of spying for a U.S. ally. Pollard, a former civilian U.S. Navy intelligence analyst, has already served a longer prison term than enemy...
  • How Reliable Is Roman Catholic History? An Example in a Recent Edition of This Rock Magazine

    03/21/2007 10:47:33 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 265 replies · 2,168+ views
    Alpha And Omega ^ | James White
    3">Roman Catholic apologists are going about the land presenting seminars and talks in parish halls and church buildings, all designed to 1) confirm the faithful in their allegiance to Rome and the Papacy, and 2) invite the "separated brethren home to Mother Church." While the number of RC apologists has grown exponentially over the past decade, the one gentleman who has been out-front, or maybe better, in light of the article we will be reviewing, "up-front," the longest, is Karl Keating, president of Catholic Answers. In a recent article in the December, 1996 edition of This Rock magazine, Keating introduces...
  • Local Cartoonist Has Hand in Franken's Right-Wing Roast (Used Harvard Aide to Prank Bob Jones U)

    08/28/2003 2:59:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 37 replies · 766+ views
    Post-Gazette ^ | Tuesday, August 26, 2003 | Tony Norman
    <p>If I were to take a wild guess, I'd bet that Bill O'Reilly and his colleagues at the Fox News Channel spent the weekend, as many of us did, reading Al Franken's "Lies and the Lying Liars Who Tell Them: A Fair and Balanced Look at the Right."</p>