Asif Kapadia achieved prominence with Amy, a groundbreaking documentary composed in part from cellphone video left behind by the troubled singer Amy Winehouse. He veers sharply rightward with Ali and Nino, a bodice-ripping romance story bet... more

Mar 28, 2017 3:41 PM Home Movies

The evolution of Australia’s Scientists took the band from scruffy pop punk to something altogether dark and sinister. A new four-CD set, A Place Called Bad, collects the band’s complete studio recordings and an archival live set. Their men... more

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The Lethal Violence Protective Orders bill authored by state Sen. Nikiya Harris Dodd (D-Milwaukee) and state Rep. Mandela Barnes (D-Milwaukee) would allow a friend or family member who’s witnessed someone threaten to harm themselves or othe... more

Oct 6, 2015 9:33 PM News Features 6 Comments

Puerto Rico-born Craig Wright is probably best known as a television writer. The man who created “Dirty Sexy Money” has a Masters of Divinity degree from United Theological Seminary and is also a playwright. His dark more

Mar 18, 2013 4:24 PM Theater

John Kennedy Toole, author of the venerated cult classic A Confederacy of Dunces, was (the following may be a well-worn maxim, but its relevance remains steadfast in this case) a brief, bright comet in the dark skies of the literary night..... more

May 1, 2012 12:00 AM Books

As evidenced by the following examples, traditional media continue to ignore important news stories that affect... more

Dec 27, 2011 12:00 AM News Features 3 Comments

Bob Uecker is undergoing a second surgery today to repair a tear at the site of the valve replacement he had midway through last baseball season.The surgery will have Uecker down for at least another eight weeks but he says he'll be ready for Spr.. more

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In Airdrie, Alberta, in January, police officers responded to a report from Ralp The Tennessean ,Chuck Shepherd's News of the Weird more

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