V.21 No.15 | 4/12/2012
The Raid: Redemption
Indonesian action flick cranks the martial arts genre up to 11
By Devin D. O’Leary
The Republic of Indonesia leaps, feet first, into the Asian action film biz with the absolutely insane export The Raid: Redemption. The filmmakers take a bit of Die Hard, a bunch of New Jack City and toss them both into a stewpot filled with kerosene. Then somebody drops a match. The result is, to quote every Facebook post these days: “Wow. Just ... wow.”
V.20 No.15 | 4/14/2011
The Daily Word: Japan’s Own Chernobyl, Penis Museum, Smoking Curing Cancer
By Adam Fox [ Tue Apr 12 2011 10:21 AM ]
Japan’s post-earthquake nuclear disaster is now as bad as Chernobyl.
The Chevy Cruze is recalled after a steering wheel falls off.
Gas is expected to reach nearly $5 a gallon by Memorial Day. Ugh.
Two people steal $130 from a 13-year-old’s lemonade stand.
This Indonesian clinic claims that smoking can actually cure cancer.
Iceland’s Phallogical Museum (yep, that’s penis) gets its very first human specimen from a 95-year-old.
Jack the Ripper v2.0? A ninth human skull has been found in Long Island, being linked to a serial killer with a penchant for prostitutes.
Make yourself sick and take a look at this list of the 20 highest-paid CEOs.
Take some classes on how to grow pot at Marijuana State University.
Steve Carell’s final episode in “The Office” is increased to 50 minutes.
Virgin Galactic is hiring astronauts for its commercial spaceflights out of Spaceport America.
V.19 No.45 | 11/11/2010
The Daily Word: 11.4.10
By Laura Marrich [ Thu Nov 4 2010 12:29 PM ]
Yemen printer cartridge bomb was set to explode in 17 minutes.
Speaking of which, can you opt out of an airport body scan?
Banksy “flower bomber” stencil: best costume ever.
The volcano that killed 36 last week in Indonesia erupted again yesterday, only with “more force.”
The handsfree Kinect for Xbox 360 is out. Here’s a side-by-side comparison with PlayStation Move for PS3 and Nintendo’s Wii and MotionPlus .
Captivating photos of the Outlaw Motorcycle Club in the ’60s.
Did George W. Brush approve torture? "Damn right."
Rock and roll revelations from Keith Richards’ new book.
Kids Craft: Autumn Mandalas at South Broadway Library
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