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  • Mad Minute stories from Friday, August 18th 19 Aug 2017 11:26 KHQ ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. (AP) -- It wasn't exactly the catch a Florida man was hoping for while fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Instead, deputies say a drunken 22-year-old woman cursed at him before swimming up to his fishing line, biting it and swimming …
  • Seinfeld, Simpsons and Sex and the City – why your favourite TV show is problematic 03 Aug 2017 15:10 The Guardian EastEnders Over the years, EastEnders has been guilty of all sorts. It has traditionally only ever allowed one black and one Asian family into Albert Square at a time. There was its portrayal of cot death, which turned a normal mother into a frothing, …
  • Chris Cornell didn't want to make 'Black Hole Sun' video, which brought stardom 21 May 2017 20:28 CantonRep.com By Stephanie MerryThe Washington Post By the time Soundgarden released "Superunknown" in 1994, the band already had a platinum album (1991's "Badmotorfinger") and helped shape the defining sound of '90s rock music. But it was …
  • Chris Cornell didn't want to make the video for 'Black Hole Sun,' but it launched the band to mega-stardom 18 May 2017 18:26 Orlando Sentinel By the time Soundgarden released "Superunknown" in 1994, the band already had a platinum album (1991's "Badmotorfinger") and helped shape the defining sound of '90s rock music. But it was the trippy video for "Black Hole …
  • Chris Cornell didn’t want to make the video for ‘Black Hole Sun.’ It ended up launching the band to mega-stardom. 18 May 2017 17:36 The Washington Post By the time Soundgarden released “Superunknown” in 1994, the band already had a platinum album (1991’s “Badmotorfinger”) and helped shape the defining sound of ’90s rock music. But it was the trippy video for “Black Hole Sun” that turned the band into …
  • The weird and wonderful world of 'cork dork' wine fanatics 13 Apr 2017 13:06 The Independent Quitting your job to become a professional wine taster is something more of us than would like to admit have daydreamed about of an afternoon at work. But the world of wine-tasting isn’t so welcoming. If you don’t know your Pinot Grigio from your Merlot ( …
  • SXSW 2017 line-up: Our film picks and the list in full 01 Feb 2017 11:21 The Independent South by Southwest Film Festival has announced its 2017 line-up, and boy are there some interesting movies in there. The festival will run between 10 and 19 March in its usual home of Austin, Texas and screen 125 features, 85 of which will be premieres …
  • SXSW Film Festival 2017 lineup announced 31 Jan 2017 23:10 MSN Entertainment With the Sundance Film Festival now in the review mirror, it’s time for moviegoers to set their sights on Austin and the annual South by Southwest Festival (a.k.a. SXSW). The lineup for this year’s slate of films was announced on Tuesday and includes …
  • SXSW Announces Film Lineup 31 Jan 2017 22:13 AltWeeklies.com Sandra Adair with Lance Letscher, the subject of her SXSW documentary The Secret Life of Lance Letscher (Photo by Jana Birchum) 125 films. 85 world premieres. 11 North American first time looks, and 51 feature debuts. The SXSW Film roster has arrived, …
  • The View From Moscow: How The Russian Media Covers Trump 20 Jan 2017 14:00 Politics Daily Donald Trump’s first news conference as president-elect last week featured a mix of deflected questions, cheering supporters and accusations CNN is “fake news.” The circus atmosphere was strange for many viewers and reporters, accustomed to more formality …
  • Barack Obama Named James Comey FBI Chief For All The Wrong Reasons 30 Oct 2016 01:42 Politics Daily When President Barack Obama named James Comey director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 2013, many of the president’s supporters applauded the choice. As potential FBI directors go, the thinking went, the guy was pretty liberal. Earlier that year …
  • More than 12,000 register for medical marijuana in Washington... 05 Oct 2016 00:50 Seatlle Post-Intelligencer By JAKE ELLISON, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF Updated 5:46 pm, Tuesday, October 4, 2016 Photo: GRANT HINDSLEY, SEATTLEPI.COM Is it medical or just marijuana? Is it medical or just marijuana? Photo: GRANT HINDSLEY, SEATTLEPI.COM The new head of the DEA, Chuck …
  • My 1,000-Mile Trek To Bassland, Home Of The 'Seinfeld' Theme Creator 25 Aug 2016 22:48 Politics Daily On Aug. 25, 1986, Paul Simon released his seventh solo album, “Graceland,” the title track of which features the songwriter singing about his road trip to Elvis Presley’s house of the same name. I grew up listening to “Graceland” during family road trips …
  • Is There Really A Connection Between Melatonin And Weird Dreams? 11 Apr 2016 17:42 The Huffington Post The question: Do melatonin supplements cause people to have more or weirder dreams than usual?  Sarah Hagi, a 24-year-old Canadian writer, has always remembered her dreams -- which is why she noticed something very peculiar happening shortly after she …
  • How 'Seinfeld' Almost Killed A Man With A Junior Mint 05 Apr 2016 22:47 Politics Daily "I thought people were going to crucify me for killing this show that they love with these bizarre storylines that had no basis in reality," said Andrew Robin, who wrote the script for the now iconic "Seinfeld" episode, "The …