Movie Review: “Triple 9”

Movie Review: “Triple 9”
Gary Chew was a classical music host, programmer and producer on Capital Public Radio’s KXPR 88.9FM, Sacramento for 18 years. He retired in January 2007. Read more about Gary's long and storied career here.
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“Triple 9” – a movie review by Gary Chew Director John Hillcoat’s Triple 9 is presented with the visual authenticity and urban squalor depicted in the acclaimed cable … Read more

White South African Refugees Flood Into US Searching for New Apartheid State

White South African Refugees Flood Into US Searching for New Apartheid State
Michael was born in South Africa at the height of the apartheid era He quickly became involved in the underground resistance movement, knew Nelson Mandela and other prominent revolutionaries, some of whom later moved into privileged positions formerly occupied by whites. After several exciting escapes, he was forced to flee the country in disguise. He successfully made his way to the UK and gained his PhD at Cambridge on a university scholarship, He then pursued the dualcareer of college professor and social revolutionary, provoking academic and political mayhemwherever he went. Having thus failed miserably at both politics and education, he now cynically rails like Diogenes at the foibles of mankind in bitter satires and faintly subtly edgy political cartoons. History will, however absolve him. In 2006 he discovered a new Shakespeare play, but it's going to take a new generation to acknowledge it. Check out his website, Editorial and Political Cartoons.

‘Cops gunning Blacks down in the street made us so nostalgic for Dr Verwoerd,’ say apartheid lovers. Tucson, AZ — Following the recent wave of police killings in … Read more

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/8/14

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/8/14
Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist, National Lampoon, American Bystander, Huff Post Comedy, McSweeney's, Bombeck Writers Workshop Blog and the Humor Times, written and/or produced for multiple TV shows and written standup material that's been performed on Maher, The Daily Show, Colbert, Kimmel, etc. Now, on to Paul's time-commanding Special Forces in Khandahar… (See all of Paul's "Ripping the Headlines Today" columns here.)
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Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is … Read more

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/4/14

Ripping the Headlines Today, 12/4/14
Paul Lander is not sure which he is proudest of -- winning the Noble Peace Prize or sending Congolese gynecologist Dr. Denis Mukwege to accept it on his behalf, bringing to light the plight of African women in war-torn countries. In his non-daydreaming hours, Paul has written for Weekly Humorist, National Lampoon, American Bystander, Huff Post Comedy, McSweeney's, Bombeck Writers Workshop Blog and the Humor Times, written and/or produced for multiple TV shows and written standup material that's been performed on Maher, The Daily Show, Colbert, Kimmel, etc. Now, on to Paul's time-commanding Special Forces in Khandahar… (See all of Paul's "Ripping the Headlines Today" columns here.)
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Making fun of the headlines today, so you don’t have to The news doesn’t need to be complicated and confusing; that’s what any new release from Microsoft is … Read more

White People Who Throw Up Gang Signs Stand Neutral on Ferguson Decision

White People Who Throw Up Gang Signs Stand Neutral on Ferguson Decision

Keeping it ‘real’ on Ferguson decision White people who throw up gang signs in pictures on social media sites like Facebook have decided to stay neutral on the … Read more

Ferguson Follies

Ferguson Follies
Michael Larson is newly minted Texan. He is a retired teacher, current university librarian, and a future 'great American' author.
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A funny thing happened on the way back from the Ferguson courthouse… I stood on the side of the road, across the street from the courthouse, both concerned … Read more

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