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'Big Bad' Israeli Film

Julie Gray | Posted 09.01.2014 | Arts
Julie Gray

American film aficionados (and Academy members) seem predisposed to view Israeli film in a specific light -- that of the conflict. That makes sense. It's sensational, tragic and ongoing. But this leaves American audiences with a skewed view.

Life of a Tyrant

Jose Martinez | Posted 08.27.2014 | Los Angeles
Jose Martinez

Some people obnoxiously boast, "Don't hate me because I'm beautiful," but even more insulting is grandiosely living the opulent life of a tyrant -- ...

Maureen Ryan

'Tyrant's' Rape Cliches Are Just The Last Straw | Maureen Ryan | Posted 06.24.2014 | Entertainment

I have a few thing to say about the new FX drama "Tyrant," but many more things to say about one of TV's most offensive and undying tropes. This p...

Mandy Moore Switches From A Comedy To A Drama

Posted 03.15.2013 | TV

After exiting ABC's comedy pilot, "Pulling," Mandy Moore has joined CBS' legal drama "The Advocates," according to Deadline. Moore will reportedly ...

Chavez and Nazarbayev Celebrate Tyrannical Victory at U.N. Human Rights Council

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 01.12.2013 | World
Thor Halvorssen

The U.N. Human Rights Council has become perhaps the most effective tool for dictators to divert attention away from their own abuses. With some of the world's most egregious rights violators newly elected, we need to ask, how much credibility does the council have left?

Abusive Boss Is Making Me Miserable

Liz Ryan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Liz Ryan

People like an abusive boss can only exist because other people allow them to. What if the whole crew up and quit one day -- how would he run his business then?