October 2011

‘Savages’: Costumes Relay ‘Southern California/Laguna mentality’

Cindy Evans, the costume designer on Oliver Stone’s ‘Savages’, worked closely with Stone and the actors to give each character a signature style that would complement the look of the film. Stone notes: €œCindy′s costumes really stand out. She got… Continue Reading →

“I Want My Sperm Back” Video Book Review Contest

Martinsville, U.S.A. — A $2,500 grand prize will be handed out to the winner of “My YouTube Contest.” Randy Beaumier, author of “I Want My Sperm Back,” is the organizer and sponsor of the contest. Eligible contestants must submit a video book review,… Continue Reading →

Day 4: No Exhaustion from Protestants at Shahbag Sit-in

Bangladesh has seen the nation’s biggest crowd in the last decade, all united for one purpose, with one motto: ‘Hang the War Criminals of 1971′. Today was the 4th day of demonstration in the capital’s Shahbag area, with people protesting… Continue Reading →

Remembering George Jones Part II: The Tumultuous ‘60s & ‘70s

In the previous article, the early years of country music artist George Jones were discussed. Jones’ star was rising rapidly; however, his career and his personal life took a tumultuous turn during the 60′s and the 70′s, and his numerous difficulties… Continue Reading →

Growing Up in BMX: The Trey Jones Interview

Trey Jones was always the young rider that everyone had their eye on. As Trey grew, anyone could tell that he had what it took to ride a BMX bike. So, it was no surprise that as he grew up… Continue Reading →

AT&T Employees Recognized for Nashville 2010 Flood Relief Work

This past November, AT&T employees and retirees were recognized during the AT&T Pioneers celebration of its 100th year anniversary in Boston. The Tennessee Pioneers/Greater Nashville Pioneer Council were awarded with the Pioneers Centennial Award during the Pioneers Centennial Celebration and Annual… Continue Reading →

A Striking Critique of Fascism: Pasolini′s Salo, or The 120 Days of Sodom

The Italian director Pier Paolo Pasolini′s controversial film, Salo or the 120 Days of Sodom (1975) is probably one of the most striking films ever with its several disturbing sexual and violent imagery. The film is based on 18th century… Continue Reading →

Ukrainian fashion as a weapon of hope.

British punctuality is nothing but a myth. At least when it comes to fashion and catwalk shows. As a bride about to walk down the aisle, designers love to keep their guests waiting. In a room packed with portraits of… Continue Reading →

Advances in Ataxia Research to be Featured at USF

Tampa, U.S.A. — Scientists, clinicians and patients will gather at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa September 6 to share research insights and energize the search for a cure for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) and related disorders. This… Continue Reading →

US Citizen Detained in Georgia for Criticizing Press

Tbilisi, Georgia – Two days after he appeared at a Tbilisi press conference warning that media freedom in Georgia was under attack by the Saakashvili government, Georgian authorities detained, interrogated, and allegedly physically pushed, shoved, and bruised U.S. citizen Alexander Ronzhes… Continue Reading →

Obamacare Matures Into The Affordable Care Act

The White House Administration refuses to backtrack from its landmark Healthcare law despite popular outcry that the law hurts businesses and individuals alike. Months after decommissioning the now infamous Tea Party flag favorite, ‘Don’t Tread On Me,’ from the Armed… Continue Reading →

SEX AND THE UNI – Student Prostitution Rates Shock Germany

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