This is the front cover of this week’s issue of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo The cartoon was drawn by Luz, who escaped last week’s massacre in Paris only because he was late for work. There is a fascinating interview with Luz here. The issue is published on Wednesday. 3 million copies will be printed […]Read more "Tout est pardonné?"
George Clooney is now accusing studio executives and industry power figures of downright cowardice, and is furious at the media’s focus on the gossipy emails instead of the nature of the cyber-attack.Read more "The Media Played the Fiddle While Rome Burned, Says George Clooney"
By Niall McArdle This is Banned Books Week in the United States. Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events. Banned […]Read more "Banned Books Week Begins"
After a year of blogging, this is what I have learned: You’re all perverts. “Naked Jennifer Lawrence”, “Jennifer Lawrence Nude”, “Naked Mystique” and “J-Law boobs” are the most popular search terms that bring people to my blogRead more "Naked Jennifer Lawrence, Brother Jimmy Fallon and My Schweddy Balls: A Slightly NSFW Blogiversary Post"
CAUTION: Language May Offend.Read more "April a to Z – E is for Effing and Blinding: f-bombs away in Wolf of Wall Street"
By Niall McArdle Freedom to Read Week in Canada begins today. Similar to Banned Books Week in the United States, the annual event is a chance for readers to reflect upon the ever-present threat of censorship. Here is a sample of some of the books that have been challenged in Canada. The Handmaid’s Tale A […]Read more "Freedom to Read Week"
Come for the girl-on-girl action; stay for the love story.Read more "Circumstance (DVD review)"
Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read.Read more "Celebrating the Freedom to Read: BANNED BOOKS WEEK Sept. 22 – 28, 2013"