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  • Christian PR Expert Says Josh Duggar's Apology Is Not Enough to Satisfy Sexual Molestation Scandal

    05/29/2015 12:44:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 18 replies
    christianpost.com ^ | May 28, 2015 | Sami K. Martin
    Josh Duggar, Executive Director of the Family Research Council Action in Ames, Iowa August 9, 2014. Hunter Frederick, a Christian public relations expert once rumored to have been hired to help manage the fallout from the sexual abuse allegations surrounding Josh Duggar, star of "19 Kids and Counting," by the Duggar family, says the recent apology from the embattled Christian figure and his parents is not enough to sate the effects of the scandal that has engulfed the family. "I have no reason to think their apology wasn't sincere, but an apology is one small thing that needs to happen...
  • How James Patterson's novel 'Zoo' became a series on CBS

    05/29/2015 11:52:53 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 12 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 29, 2015 | T.L. Stanley
    No need to head to the multiplex for big action, special effects and hair-raising thrills, says bestselling author James Patterson, when the CBS adaptation of his novel, "Zoo," promises all that — and rampaging wildlife, to boot. "It should give the summer movies a run for their money," said Patterson, a populist literary star perhaps best known for his Alex Cross franchise, less so for being understated. "There's horror, sci-fi, suspense. It's kind of James Patterson meets Stephen King meets Michael Crichton. It's a scary fable."
  • Police: Duggars Used A Rod To Spank Their Kids

    05/29/2015 10:31:11 AM PDT · by Morgana · 104 replies
    inquisitr.com ^ | May 28, 2015 | inquisitr
    A 2006 police report detailing Josh Duggar’s molestation of his sisters has caused a media firestorm, yet the document has also revealed another detail that the Duggar family has yet to address: namely, the assertion by one of their children that Jim Bob and Michelle use a rod to spank them. The allegations surfaced in the police report, which was released in a redacted form last week by In Touch Weekly. The report includes a summary of a conversation which occurred between an investigator and one of the Duggar children, who remains unnamed. “Inv. Taylor asked [redacted] about getting spanked....
  • Hulu pulls "19 Kids and Counting" after allegations against Josh Duggar

    05/29/2015 10:18:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 28 replies
    cbsnews.com ^ | May 29, 2015, | CBS
    Hulu has pulled "19 Kids and Counting" from its lineup, following reports of sexual misconduct allegations against one of the stars, Josh Duggar, stemming from when he was a teenager. Although the streaming-video service didn't confirm removal of the TLC series, episodes weren't found Thursday on the Hulu site, where they had been available as recently as Wednesday.
  • First Looks at The Martian Revealed

    05/29/2015 9:01:02 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | on May 29, 2015 | David Dickinson
    Self-published in 2012 and lauded for its scientific accuracy, The Martian follows the exploits of astronaut Marc Watney (played by Matt Damon in the upcoming film) as he struggles to stay alive on Mars.... The 20 Century Fox film adaptation is directed by Ridley Scott (of Alien and Blackhawk Down fame) and promises to have a ‘successful failure’ vibe in the tradition of Ron Howard’s Apollo 13. Heck, reading The Martian, we simply love how it breaks the convention advocated at innumerable writing workshops that exposition is somehow always bad. Engineering and science geeks want to peek under the hood,...
  • Bring Kelly Rutherford’s Kids Home!

    05/29/2015 12:42:21 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 29, 2015 | Andrea Peyser
    Kelly Rutherford’s long international nightmare may soon be coming to an end. She’s thrilled. So am I. “This is about my kids,’’ she told me this week, exhausted, after getting off a plane in New York City from Europe, where Rutherford was barred from seeing daughter Helena, 5, and son Hermes, 8. “They’ve been through a lot,’’ she said. Yet she’d fight the kids’ father for their company until her last breath.
  • Search a Western Pennsylvania Theater to Find 'Bigfoot'

    05/28/2015 10:46:59 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette ^ | May 27, 2015 | Adrian McCoy
    A homicidal Bigfoot running wild in Western Pennsylvania stars in a locally made comedy/horror creature feature premiering this week. “Bigfoot: The Movie” is the brainchild of Ellwood City native Jared Show, who directed and produced the film. “It’s about three town locals and yinzers who are on the hunt for Bigfoot,” Mr. Show said. “A lot of these movies about Bigfoot are about people finding Bigfoot, or Bigfoot is their friend. Our Bigfoot’s not friendly at all. Our Bigfoot is mean, and it goes around killing people and eating cows.” “Bigfoot” was filmed in and around Ellwood City, with some...
  • MSNBC Loses to Al Jazeera America in Key Demo for 2 Hours Again [losing the key moonbat demo]

    05/28/2015 4:49:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 13 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 5/28/15
    Almost exactly two months ago, MSNBC lost to Al Jazeera America (AJAM) during two hours of its daytime programming in key 25-54 demo viewership. It happened again this week. We broke that rather astonishing ratings loss with the pretext that the network had just undergone a revamping with the cancellation of Joy Reid‘s and Ronan Farrow‘s shows, and a new focus on hard news over ’round-the-clock progressive commentary. AJAM, on the other hand, is a network that hit a zero in the demo just 16 months prior. On Wednesday, May 27, AJAM defeated MSNBC in the demo again for two...
  • Tank M73 Machine Gun 7.62MM - Part 1 Operation, Disassembly and Assembly (Training film)

    05/27/2015 8:28:02 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Neat little training film about the M73 MG...
  • Update: 19 Kids and Counting Loses 8 More Advertisers, Including David's Bridal, .....

    05/27/2015 8:22:53 PM PDT · by Morgana · 69 replies
    usmagazine.com ^ | May. 26, 2015 | Anna Chan
    FULL TITLE: Update: 19 Kids and Counting Loses 8 More Advertisers, Including David's Bridal, Pure Leaf, ConAgra, and Others UPDATE: Eight more companies have pulled their ads from TLC's 19 Kids and Counting on Wednesday, May 27. David's Bridal, Pure Leaf Iced Tea, Ace Hardware, ConAgra, Party City, Crayola, and Behr all made their announcements on social media. "We share your concerns and it is our understanding that TLC has pulled the show from their lineup," David's Bridal wrote on its Facebook page. "Should TLC reinstate the show, we will take steps to have our ads removed from future episodes."...
  • "19 Kids and Counting" losing advertisers

    05/27/2015 10:02:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    ET Online ^ | May 27, 2015 | Rosayln Oshmyansky
    The backlash continues for "19 Kids and Counting." Following Josh Duggar's molestation admission last week, TLC not only pulled all airings of the Duggars' show, but General Mills removed all their advertising as well. Now, more advertisers are joining in on pulling their commercials. Choice Hotels tells ET, "We have decide to remove our advertising from the show."
  • Remember when Jim Bob Duggar said incest should be punishable by death?

    05/26/2015 7:39:34 PM PDT · by Morgana · 86 replies
    suntimes.com ^ | 26 May 2015 | Scott Sutton
    After last week’s shocking admission that he’d molested his sisters as a teenager, former “19 Kids and Counting” star Josh Duggar has put his parents in quite a pickle. While Josh has (deservedly) received plenty of backlash from his admission, his parents have also come under heavy scrutiny for how they have handled the situation. ..... However, it’s worth noting where Jim Bob, a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate in 2002, actually stands on the issue of incest and rape — or at least what he told the public while he was running for office. According to Gawker, who...
  • Charter Communications to offer Dodgers TV channel (after buyout of Time Warner)

    05/26/2015 6:35:47 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 6 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 26, 2015 | Meg James
    Charter Communications plans to soon begin offering the Los Angeles Dodgers TV channel, SportsNet LA, in Southern California, breaking the year-long impasse that has prevented thousands of baseball fans from watching their favorite team on TV ... "We want the Dodgers on every outlet and we are committed to making that happen," [Charter Communications Chief Executive Tom] Rutledge said ...
  • Chinese Firm’s Headquarters Shaped Like ‘Star Trek’s’ Enterprise

    05/25/2015 11:58:15 PM PDT · by iowamark · 14 replies
    With the help of Google Maps, fans of the science fiction franchise “Star Trek” have boldly gone to China to find a new discovery: the USS Enterprise as a work of architecture. The design of the building has sparked heated discussion online among Trekkies about which ship from the long-running television and movie series it is based on. Now the mysterious owner has come forward. The 260-meter long, 100-meter wide, six-floor building was built by Hong Kong-listed Chinese online game developer NetDragon Websoft, whose founder Liu Dejian — a 43-year-old University of Kansas alumni — is a huge fan. Mr....
  • Bay Area Actress Helps Boy From African Slum Find His Dream

    05/25/2015 8:46:43 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    NBC Bay Area ^ | 5/25 | Joe Rosato Jr.
    "One chance, one goal." It’s a slogan that wafts through Kibera, the three-square-mile urban slum in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. The adage refers to the very few opportunities in Kibera. Sewage runs through the streets, homes resemble rusted houses of cards, and education is a dream very few dare to imagine. But amid the squalor, Yema Khalif Manyanki harbored the loftiest of dreams -- he wanted to be a movie actor and even more far-fetched, he wanted to go to a university. He acted in skits in dirt lots, and got somewhat OK grades in school. But Kibera didn’t...
  • Get Your Patriot on With These Memorial Day Movies

    05/25/2015 8:43:04 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 7 replies
    New York Post ^ | May 25, 2015 | Robert Rorke
    If you think the true meaning of Memorial Day is lost under the weight of barbecued hot dogs and burgers, a convenient way to honor those who’ve served in the armed forces would be to check out some of the movies in the TCM marathon airing Monday. Here are some of the better choices, in chronological order: 9:15 a.m. “The Sand Pebbles” Steve McQueen stars as a naval engineer stationed in China who rescues a group of missionaries in 1926.
  • 'We are in Arkansas!' Josh Duggar made an incest joke about his SIBLINGS while on family's TLC show

    05/25/2015 5:33:52 PM PDT · by Morgana · 55 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | , 24 May 2015 | Hazel Jones For Dailymail.com and Kelly Mclaughlin For Dailymail.com
    As Josh Duggar continues to make headlines following sexual misconduct allegations, it has been revealed that he made an incest joke about his siblings while on his family's TLC's show. The 27-year-old talks about going on a date with his then-fiancee Anna during the show, then called 17 Kids and Counting. As all Duggars require chaperons for dates, his siblings, twins Jana and John David tagged along to the movie. 'We chose Jana and John David. We thought, "Why not have a double date?" We are from Arkansas!' Josh said while laughing in the clip, which aired in October 2008....
  • Pope Francis admits to having not watched TV since 1990 and never using the internet after making…

    05/25/2015 5:16:31 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 12:55 EST, 25 May 2015 | Hannah Roberts
    Pope Francis has claimed that he hasn’t watched TV since 1990 after making a promise to the Virgin Mary. The Pope said that he didn’t even watch the matches of his football team San Lorenzo de Almagro back in Buenos Aires, but got a Swiss Guard to update him regularly on match results and league table positions. In an interview with an Argentinian newspaper, he said there was no particular reason for his vow—he simply decided: “It’s not for me.” […] The Pope said that he doesn’t surf the internet either, and reads only one newspaper for ten minutes in...
  • Bush Discovers Fire

    05/25/2015 3:49:46 PM PDT · by Sontagged · 67 replies
    YouTube ^ | April 11, 2007 | YouTube "armadilloze"
    "Bush is mesmerized by a common grocery store checkout scanner in 1992. This was LONG after scanners were introduced in 1980. "Some say" this is an "urban legend," but you decide. Sorry, source file was only 160x120, not too sharp."
  • Earthquake reality check: Facts behind "San Andreas"

    05/25/2015 7:33:06 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 37 replies
    U.S. Geological Survey seismologist Susan Hough accompanied The Associated Press to an advance screening of the film. Despite the implausible plot, she said the San Andreas will indeed break again, and without warning. "We are at some point going to face a big earthquake," she said. The San Andreas is notorious for producing big ones, but a magnitude-9 or larger is virtually impossible because the fault is not long or deep enough, Hough noted. The most powerful temblors in recorded history have struck along offshore subduction zones where one massive tectonic plate dives beneath another. The 1960 magnitude-9.5 quake off...
  • Marty (1953) starring Rod Steiger (debuted 62 years tonight)

    05/24/2015 7:16:57 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 33 replies
    youtube ^ | may 24, 1953
    Marty is a 1953 teleplay by Paddy Chayefsky. It was telecast live May 24, 1953, on The Philco Television Playhouse with Rod Steiger in the title role and Nancy Marchand, in her television debut, playing opposite him as Clara. Chayefsky's story of a decent, hard-working Bronx butcher, pining for the company of a woman in his life but despairing of ever finding true love in a relationship, was produced by Fred Coe with associate producer Gordon Duff. Was remade into a theatrical movie starring Ernest Borgnine
  • Why Shirley Bassey is horrified by today's pop stars

    05/24/2015 12:46:00 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 66 replies
    Dame Shirley Bassey lives a solitary, almost mysterious life of luxurious semi-exile, earned over six decades of stardom, and sweetened by a rare ability to speak out when it matters. Last week, Shirley’s attention was caught by the phenomenon of female singers wearing revealing outfits at galas and premieres. The Dame did not approve
  • Superman's Dark Past

    05/24/2015 12:15:04 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 32 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | May 24, 2015 | Charles Moss
    Since the official teaser trailer for Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice debuted online in April, fans and critics alike have been discussing the kind of Superman Zack Snyder is going to depict in his Man of Steel sequel. The controversy stems from Snyder's decision to cast Superman as a brooding, Dark Knight-like character, who cares more about beating up bad guys than saving people. The casting split has proved divisive among Superman fans: Some love the new incarnation, citing him as an edgier, more realistic version of the character. But Snyder's is a different Superman than the one fans...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Tom Sawyer"(1930)

    05/24/2015 11:46:42 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 25 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1930 | John Cromwell
  • Omar Sharif is suffering from Alzheimer’s

    05/24/2015 9:37:06 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 2:34PM BST 23 May 2015 | Nicola Harley
    Hollywood actor Omar Sharif is suffering from Alzheimer’s disease and struggles to remember his most famous films, his son has revealed. The 83-year-old Egyptian-born actor, who shot to fame in 1962 when he starred in Lawrence of Arabia and later for his title role in Doctor Zhivago in 1965, has been struggling with the illness for the last three years. His son, Tarek El-Sharif, has revealed his father has now retired from acting due to the illness, which has seen him confusing the names of his most famous films and forgetting where they were filmed. He says his father knows...
  • The Pilgrims Formula To Save America!, Kirk Cameron in Monumental

    05/23/2015 8:11:31 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 13 replies
    The Pilgrims Formula To Save America! Kirk Cameron in Monumental ( 15:19 ) Published on Sep 30, 2012 If we go back to the formula the Pilgrims laid out for a successful America, we can still save America.
  • 'Supergirl' Pilot Leak: Theft Or CBS Marketing Ploy?

    05/23/2015 4:15:28 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 35 replies
    Forbes ^ | May 22, 2015
    Following the release of what became the most watched trailer of this past month’s upfronts, CBS CBS -0.36% was running on a major high to the fact that it may have finally grasped the millennial market in a way it’s typically not known for thanks to the help of Supergirl. Unfortunately, that excitement may now be short lived as many fans awoke this morning to find the pilot of the series had leaked online through a variety torrent sites in a high-def, 1080p format. However, the high quality nature of the file is making some question the validity of the...
  • Bobby Flay 'claims boob job is at fault for estranged wife Stephanie March's health problems' ...

    05/23/2015 1:12:52 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 27 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | May 23, 2015 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Full title: Bobby Flay 'claims boob job is at fault for estranged wife Stephanie March's health problems' in bitter divorce The divorce battle between Stephanie March and Bobby Flay looks continues to cook up trouble. [sic] Now the celebrity chef is claiming his estranged wife's ill health is the result of a breast augmentation surgery and not the stress of their failed marriage, according to TMZ. Stephanie, 40, has suffered from a burst appendix and three infections, which she has allegedly claimed in court has prevented her from working as an actress ... According to TMZ Stephanie, due her ill...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Bicycle Thief (1948)

    05/22/2015 8:20:10 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 5 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Life in post-WW2 Italy is a difficult one for a working man. Jobs are scarce, and only a handful of men even get considered for most positions. Antonio Ricci is one of the lucky ones this day. He lands a job delivering handbills, with the only requirement being that he have a bicycle to make all of his stops in the city. Joy quickly turns to fear, however, when a local thief steals Antonio's bike on the eve of his new job. Fearful of losing his job, and panicked at the thought of not being able to provide for his...
  • 19 Kids and Counting taken off the air by TLC in wake of revelation that son Josh...

    05/22/2015 2:22:18 PM PDT · by Morgana · 229 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | 22 May 2015 | Chris Spargo For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: 19 Kids and Counting taken off the air by TLC in wake of revelation that son Josh molested young girls and his parents Jim Bob and Michelle covered it up 19 Kids and Counting has been taken off the air. The show has not been officially cancelled at this time, but has been removed from the network's lineup. The move comes one day after Josh Duggar, the oldest son of the family featured on the program, admitted that he molested young girls when he was a teenager. Making matters worse, it was also revealed that his parents worked...
  • After Losing to Jay Leno, David Letterman’s Bitterness Cost Him His Indiana Soul

    05/22/2015 2:44:51 AM PDT · by iowamark · 49 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 20 May 2015 | John Nolte
    Johnny Carson’s retirement truly was the end of an era. Jay Leno’s retirement felt like the end of an era. David Letterman’s retirement feels like the end of an argument that probably mattered once upon a time but now drags ceaselessly on due only to the bitter loser’s unwillingness to let go. It is not hard to trace the long, sad, bitter fall of David Letterman. In early 1992, Letterman lost “The Tonight Show” to Jay Leno. Letterman believed Johnny’s chair was rightfully his (it was), that he was Carson’s heir apparent (he was), and that he had more to...
  • What book or fictional story would make a good movie?

    05/21/2015 8:30:11 PM PDT · by MNDude · 177 replies
    It seems like there's not many original ideas in Hollywood...how many remakes is there of Dracula or King Kong? Yet, I'm sure there's got to be thousands of great books and stories that have never been made into a movie. Which fictional stories would you like to see as a movie?
  • 30 Years Ago in Film - First Blood Part II (Rambo) and Roger Moore's Last as Bond - A View To A Kill

    05/21/2015 6:24:54 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 81 replies
    05.22.2015
    May 22, 1985 - Thirty Years ago, One of the Best summer movies started with the priemere of two movies - Rambo: First Blood Part II and Roger Moore's last as James Bond "A View to A Kill". The Bond series has been going down hill with the exception of The Living Daylights. Rambo First Blood would produce two sequels, one in 1988 and one in 2008.
  • Secret files reveal police feared that Trekkies could turn on society

    05/21/2015 3:52:48 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 5/17/15 | Elizabeth Roberts
    For years Star Trek fans – known as Trekkies – have been the butt of jokes about their penchant for wearing pointy ears and attending science fiction conventions. But the police feared British fans of the cult American show might boldly go a little too far one day. It has emerged that Scotland Yard kept a secret dossier on Star Trek, The X-Files, and other US sci fi shows amid fears that British fans would go mad and kill themselves, turn against society or start a weird cult. The American TV shows Roswell and Dark Skies and the film The...
  • Law journal publishes special issue examining ‘Breaking Bad’

    05/20/2015 3:35:41 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 17 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | May 19, 2015 | Mike Bush
    The New Mexico Law Review is devoting its entire spring issue to eight contemporary legal issues – as seen through the entertaining but nonetheless very serious lens of a “Breaking Bad” perspective. Eight articles and essays include analyses of criminal procedure, a hypothetical arrest of Walter White, attorney-client communications, police practices, the war on drugs, and morality and the law. The Law Review, edited by University of New Mexico School of Law students, is due out Friday. An electronic version already has been posted online at lawschool.unm.edu/nmlr/current-issue.php. The Law Review’s faculty adviser, Professor Dave Sidhu, described the issue as creative...
  • Senator (McCaskill - MO) leads boycott of Game of Thrones over shocking rape scene of Sansa [tr]

    05/20/2015 6:47:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 39 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 20, 2015 | Staff
    Pressure is growing for a boycott of Game of Thrones after a popular character, Sansa Stark, was raped in the latest episode. However, the actress who plays the role, Sophie Turner, has defended the scene – which does not appear in the books – saying she ‘kinda loved’ filming it. The demand for a boycott has been led by US Senator Claire McCaskill, who tweeted her distaste with the show.
  • Josh Duggar 'was subject of molestation claims in 2005 and was turned in by his father Jim Bob'

    05/19/2015 6:34:15 PM PDT · by MinorityRepublican · 31 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 19 May 2015 | Chris Spargo
    A new report claims that 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar was named in an underage sexual abuse probe. According to InTouch, Josh's father Jim Bob turned him in to Arkansas State Police after 'he caught him leaving a young girl’s bedroom and learned something inappropriate happened.' The charge being pursued at that time was sexual assault in the fourth deg
  • ‘Slaying as usual!’ Sarah Michelle Gellar’s Obamacare tweets raise some lefty hackles

    05/19/2015 4:06:09 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 31 replies
    Twitchy ^ | May 19, 2015
    Last summer, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” Sarah Michelle Gellar joked about how Obama’s motorcade in L.A. screwed up her plans to run errands. Today, she made a fun little crack about Obamacare, because — let’s face it — it’s just so easy: Finally got verified on #Instagram @sarahmgellar. It took me over three months .....thanks #ObamaCare 2:40 PM - 19 May 2015 But then, she followed up with this: And for the record - Obamacare was a joke. I'm neither #democrat or #republican (as some reports say) I'm an Independant thinker
  • Simon Pegg: 'comic book films are dumbing us down'

    05/19/2015 1:47:10 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 104 replies
    telegraph.co ^ | Anita Singh,
    “Now we’re essentially all consuming very childish things – comic books, superheroes. Adults are watching this stuff, and taking it seriously! “It is a kind of dumbing down in a way, because it’s taking our focus away from real-world issues.” “Films used to be about challenging, emotional journeys or moral questions that might make you walk away and re-evaluate how you felt about... whatever. Now we’re walking out of the cinema really not thinking about anything, other than the fact that the Hulk had a fight with a robot.”
  • Bill O'Reilly Forced To Deny Accusations He Physically Assaulted His Ex-Wife Prior To 2010 Split...

    05/18/2015 8:26:37 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 62 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | May 18, 2015 | DAVID MCCORMACK
    Bill O'Reilly Forced To Deny Accusations He Physically Assaulted His Ex-Wife Prior To 2010 Split By Dragging Her 'Down A Staircase By The Neck' By DAVID MCCORMACK 18 May 2015 Fox News anchor Bill O'Reilly is alleged to have physically assaulted his ex-wife by dragging her down a staircase by the neck, according to evidence heard during a bitter court battle over custody of their two children. A hard fought three-year custody dispute between O'Reilly and ex-wife Maureen McPhilmy finally ended last month when a Nassau County Supreme Court justice granted custody of the couple's two kids to their mother....
  • Anyone on here watch "Criminal Minds" and if so what were your thoughts?

    05/18/2015 1:05:14 PM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 58 replies
    18 May 2015 | US Navy Vet
    Just wondering(I watched a lot of episodes on Netflix and got kinda "Hooked").
  • NBC News comes to Cochise County

    05/18/2015 6:18:34 AM PDT · by SandRat · 3 replies
    Sierra Vista Herald ^ | Robert Charette
    The Chiricahua Community Health Center’s mobile clinic has been a boon for the region in recent years since it’s designed to treat rural and low income areas like those found in Cochise County. The clincs are empowered by grants from the national Children’s Health Fund, which made possible the story that NBC News will tell the world this week about Buena rising sophomore Efrain Gonzalez II. The mobile clinic treats Gonzalez for Type 1 Diabetes, which allows him to backpaddle into pass coverage just like any other defender in one of the Colts’ last football practices of the school year.
  • Icelandic Public TV Network Airs 24 Hours of Sheep Birthing

    05/17/2015 10:34:31 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 40 replies
    UPI ^ | May 15, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, ran the live feed from a Skagafjordur farm for 24 hours.An Icelandic public TV network aired 24 hours of live sheep birthing to give the country's residents "insight into the traditional farming life." RUV, the Icelandic National Broadcasting Service, ran a live feed from a farm in Skagafjordur from noon Thursday until noon Friday to bring the lambing season to living rooms across the country. "The sheep birthing season is an unforgettable time for those able to see the little lambs being born into this world," RUV said on its website. The broadcaster also...
  • CBS To Air 2 Newly Colorized ‘I Love Lucy’ Episodes Sunday

    05/17/2015 3:38:20 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 43 replies
    Inquisitir ^ | May 17, 2015
    Here’s your chance to see the Ricardo’s and the Mertzes like never before. Fans of I Love Lucy will be treated to another colorized presentation of two classic episodes on CBS tonight. The I Love Lucy Superstar Special may just be an elaborate repackaging of two 60-year-old black-and-white sitcom episodes, now meticulously colorized and shown back-to-back without a pause. But anything Lucy related remains a gold mine for CBS, even six decades later, and the May 17 special will probably not be an exception as reported by Movie Fone. Both episodes will be the debut of their colorized versions. At...
  • ‘Pitch Perfect 2’ Trounces Its Competition

    05/17/2015 2:30:50 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 27 replies
    “Pitch Perfect 2” stopped the show at the box office this weekend, grossing an estimated $70.3 million in first place. That debut is about $5 million more than the entire domestic gross of the original film, and more than double the sequel’s $29 million budget. Heading into the weekend, analysts expected the sequel to premiere in the $40 million range. But not much about the “Pitch Perfect” franchise has made sense by traditional Hollywood rules. The original film, an acerbic comedy set in the low-stakes world of collegiate a capella singing, opened in September 2012—hardly a time of year known...
  • Movie for a Sunday afternoon: "Tales of Manhattan"(1942)

    05/17/2015 11:26:40 AM PDT · by ReformationFan · 9 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1942 | Julien Duvivier
  • Why the Danes were so angry about TV drama 1864

    05/16/2015 6:37:48 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 16 replies
    TV and director Ole Bornedal explained to the Radio Times: ... “The right wing said we were rewriting history. They thought it was an attack on them. The Danes, like the British, feel we are the best… “But one nation is not better than another. The Brits are not God’s chosen, King Arthur’s people. A certain kind of humility would be suitable for both the Brits and the Danes. Stating that there are a lot of ‘the best’ out there provoked people more than I expected.” Viewers also objected to a scene where a couple had sex on a beach,...
  • New Mad Max movie a feminist/liberal screed? [vanity]

    05/15/2015 8:55:31 PM PDT · by matt1234 · 62 replies
    n/a ^ | 5/15/2015 | me
    You might want to hold onto your money until you read some reviews. I am reading internet scuttlebutt that the new Mad Max movie is a feminist movie disguised as an action flick. Information is still sketchy as the movie has not yet been released. One DUmmie saw a full screening and posted how delighted he/she was that the movie was feminist as well as blamed men and the 1% for the collapse of society. (I won't post the link but you can find it easily enough. It is a newer post.) I read elsewhere that the director or producer...
  • The FRiday Night Movie - A Three Stooges marathon

    05/15/2015 8:07:49 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 46 replies
    Youtube ^ | N/A | N/A
    Keeping it light - and funny - this week. 2 hours' worth of Three Stooges shorts.
  • Submissive wives lift the lid on their unique marriages - and reveal why they believe female [tr]

    05/15/2015 7:48:39 AM PDT · by C19fan · 46 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 15, 2015 | Erica Tempesta
    Three women who believe the key to a successful marriage is always being subservient to their husbands' needs are dolling out relationship advice as the stars of a new television special exploring the world of submissive wives. The hour-long TLC special Submissive Wives’ Guide to Marriage, which airs on Sunday, chronicles the lives of three couples - two who are already in successful submissive marriages and one hoping adapting to the lifestyle will save their shaky relationship as they sleep in separate rooms. These woman step aside and allow their husbands to be the leaders of their households because they...