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The Independence Day Massacre

Francis Levy | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics
Francis Levy

Independence is the human separation individuation process on a geopolitical scale. It's the phylogenic manifestation of the human need for identity, ...

From Eagles to Jersey Boys: Interviews With Irving Azoff and Bob Gaudio, Plus a John Mark Nelson Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The current "History of the Eagles'" tour -- via music and anecdotes -- traces the various chapters of this important American band, journaling its climb from salad days to huge international success.

A History Of Blackface In Films, In All Its Incarnations

Huffington Post | Youyoung Lee | Posted 11.03.2013 | Celebrity

Julianne Hough's ill-advised Halloween costume reignited the question: Is it ever OK to appear in blackface? Perhaps those defending the 25-year-old a...

#TBT: Remembering 1927

Posted 08.01.2013 | Arts

Everyone loves silent film vamps, moonshine and a little light Heidegger reading. Here are 18 reasons you should remember the year 1927: 1.) Fritz ...

Old School Hollywood Royalty

George Heymont | Posted 05.23.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Once upon a time, Hollywood stars were worshipped like gods and goddesses. No photographers were trying to snap pants-less crotch shots as someone stepped from a car. Nor were they terrorizing people in traffic and threatening the lives of innocent bystanders with their self-aggrandizing stunts.

Happy Anniversary, 'The Jazz Singer'!

Posted 07.31.2013 | Arts

Today is the anniversary of the 1927 American musical film "The Jazz Singer." Released on this date 85 years ago, the film represents the first featur...