Tuesday Aug 26
The Toronto Star
Anti-torture activist Helen Bamber lived a noble life: Mallick
Human rights and anti-torture campaigner Helen Bamber , the woman who rode straight into what her biographer Neil Belton called “the bad weather of our century,” died on Thursday at age 89. My shock was great.
The Other McCain
Buy It Now: 'The Last Falangist' Review; Wombat Shows the Hard Face
In case you don't recognize the name Kevin Trainor, he is our very own Wombat, the co-blogger who compiles the daily "Live at Five" headline roundup and now the author of The Last Falangist: Essays on Culture and Politics in America - CLICK HERE TO BUY NOW .
The secret of the poster that sent millions to war: Recruitment...
'You should receive a medal': Hero Green Beret mocks Gwyneth Paltrow in sarcastic open letter after star compares online abuse suffered by celebrities to the horrors of war 'Look at what you've done!': Devastated father left cradling son's body after driver mounted sidewalk and crashed into stroller killing him instantly Jay Carney suddenly quits ... (more)
Out Now! Montreal's HOLLOW (melodic Death Metal) Unleash New Album...
Website: http://www.hollowofficial.com/ Music: http://youtu.be/-s7DCmwXkI8 Montreal, QC melodic death metal band Hollow is proud to unleash their debut full length 'Mordrake' out today on May 30th and now available on iTunes and Bandcamp with a limited edition Hate T-Shirt designed by Bob Skelton, the acclaimed airbrush artist responsible for the ... (more)
National Review Online
James Lileks: Monogamy Envy
Since no one's written it yet, I'm reduced to imagining how they'll sound: Was I the only one who watched The Da Vinci Code hoping the secret message about Christianity was that some Roman version of Hallmark made up Jesus to sell greeting cards? I'm certainly not alone in regarding Valentine's Day as a manufactured excuse to underscore historical ... (more)