| Jun 27, 2012
| 12:58 PM
Real-life action figure Chuck Norris is blasting President Obama for allegedly working behind the scenes to create a "pro-gay Boy Scouts of America."
Norris -- an action star and well-known conservative and gun-rights activist -- made the charges in a...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:51 AM
Is this purgatory?
We have a group of men society left behind, working at an outcast oil rig in Alaska. These are the kind of men who only call each other by their last names. The plane taking them back to civilization crashes in an even more remote...
| Feb 3, 2012
| 1:32 AM
I’ll never forget the day I stopped talking in movie theatres. I was 12 or 13, and thrilled to be in the theatre in Mira Mesa awaiting the latest Billy Wilder film Buddy Buddy.
This is the guy that gave us Double Indemity, Ocean’s Eleven, and...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bruce Lee, the Chinese martial arts megastar who died in 1973, has attained a kind of global cultural-icon status, on par with, say, James Dean, Elvis Presley, Miles Davis, Malcolm X, Bob Dylan, Muhammad Ali, Marilyn Monroe, Bob Marley, Che Guevara and Al...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Despite months of speculation that he would retire, Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett is instead gearing up for a tough re-election campaign that will be among the most closely watched in the nation.
Bartlett, the 85-year-old incumbent who is seeking an...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Every year around this time, WWE slowly releases the list of superstars that will be inducted into its Hall of Fame. As this happens, there are various debates that inevitably ignite.
Some of these debates -- often the topics most talked about on...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 11:50 AM
Bold, Raw & Uncensored: Ghanaian Movie Posters
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Corpse-like zombies. Severed heads. Frightening hybrid man-beast monstrosities. Hovering angels...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Chuck Norris doesn't walk across bridges; bridges move under his feet.
While that's not a real fact, this one is.
Chuck Norris could be a bridge - not in Texas - but in Slovakia.
A bridge over the Morava River doesn’t connect people and places....
| Oct 9, 2011
There is a compelling theory of memory that if you want to remember something for a while, you must be reminded of it right about the time your mind is about to forget it.
Considering this nation’s news cycles and short attention span, now is...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 1:40 AM
While waiting for my friend to show up at the Hillcrest Landmark, I felt a migraine coming on. I asked him to bring me some pills for it. I was able to keep the pain in check, but it was a mistake to see this movie, which has more gunfire than I think I&...
| Apr 11, 2012
| 7:14 AM
Greg Street took an unusual path to being one of the lead developers on the most massive video game in history. The McDaniel College graduate returns to his alma mater on April 30 in a free event open to the public called "SmartTALK," where Street will...