Shirley Parodi

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Lucy: mindless and mixed up, but propulsive and fun – first look review

There's a lot of talk in Lucy about humans only using 10% of their brain. This is an oft-repeated myth that drives scientists up a wall, but I'd like to believe it's a coded message from Luc Besson. Please, for your own sake, he implores, don't think too much about this movie. Instead, soak up …

Arcade Fire Add Devo, Television, Antibalas, Pulp's Steve Mackey to Reflektor Tour

<i>Photo by Ryan Muir</i><p>Arcade Fire have already confirmed a relatively long string of supporting acts for their ongoing <i>Reflektor</i> tour: the Unicorns, Dan Deacon, Spoon, tUnE-yArDs, Owen Pallett, and Constantines.<p>Now they've confirmed a few more, making these shows really span several generations and …

Donker Mag

Four years ago, South African rap duo Watkin Tudor Jones and Anri Du Toit (a.k.a. Ninja and Yo-Landi Vi$$er) announced their plan to record five …

Clinton: Europe must lead on crash

Hillary Clinton says there’s “growing awareness” that Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was probably shot down by Russian insurgents — but argued that European leaders must “take the lead” on any action if that proves to be the case.<p>Clinton made the comments about the doomed plane in a wide-ranging …

Mid-year musts: The best of 2014 – so far

We’re halfway through the year, so no better time to catch up on the movies, books, TV, music, etc. you’ve missed<p>Salon Staff<p>July 3, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p><b>“The Most Dangerous Book: The Battle for James Joyce's 'Ulysses'" by Kevin Birmingham:</b> Joyce's modernist masterpiece changed not only literature, but …

5 Steps to Freedom From Facebook FOMO!

As a part of the “Facebook generation,” we’ve all witnessed the evolution of social media. Remember the good old days? The web used to be a safe …

Exclusive: Read Ousted American Apparel CEO Dov Charney's Termination Letter

A source close to Charney says his handpicked American Apparel board turned on him purely for financial reasons, and that they have known about the other factors cited in his termination letter for a long time. The source's grievances were first aired on Whisper.<p>American Apparel's board is …

Self-Care For Poor Folks

Hey, poor folks.<p>Hi, I’m poor, too, and right now I want to talk to you about self-care.<p>Wait, let us have rules first.<p>First: Everybody deserves to self-care and everybody can do it.<p>Every. Body.<p>Yes, including poor people.<p>Second: There is no right and wrong when it comes to self-care. You do what …

There's one groups of voters who likes Chris Christie more than ever

“The Skeleton Crew”: How a motley band of amateurs solves cold cases online

True stories of the amazing volunteer sleuths who use the Internet to find missing persons and convict killers<p>Laura Miller<p>June 22, 2014 10:30pm (UTC)<p>The idealistic notion of an army of smart volunteers taking to the Internet to help solve crimes suffered a serious knock last year. That's when cocky …

Congress Keeping Close Watch On Obama's Plans In Iraq

After bowing out of Iraq when the last American forces left two and a half years ago, the U.S. military is back.<p>Up to 300 military advisers started arriving there this weekend. President Obama said he sent them to help Iraq's military confront the Sunni militants who've overrun much of northern …

Take a Walk on a Leaky Uintah Basin Oil Well With a Whistleblowing Oil and Gas CEO

(Screengrab via eEnvironews.tv)<b>TRANSCRIPT:</b><p>(EnviroNews DC News Bureau) – Vernal – Good evening. I’m Heather Murdock reporting to you on EnviroNews USA …

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