NRA, Slavery, Cigarettes, Guns, Lincoln, Mad Men, Cloud Atlas & the Evil of the Assault Weapon Industry

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In this incarnation of the strong against the weak, it’s a maniac with an assault rifle versus school children.

Open Thread: Has There Ever Been a Movie As Good As the Book?

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You hear it said all the time, the movie is never as good as the book…But is that true?

Yellowface in CLOUD ATLAS

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Tweet Yellowface in the new Cloud Atlas movie? Hollywood is getting out of control, forgetting the reality of racism in its mixed-up pursuit of ambition. Shame on the movie business. Last night, I found out that the new Cloud Atlas movie will be sporting several actors in yellowface–that is, white actors made up to look Asian. You […]