Monthly Archives: March 2010

Jerry Fletcher on Vladimir Putin

“A good conspiracy is unprovable. I mean, if you can prove it, it means they screwed up somewhere along the line.” So says Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) in Richard Donner’s 1997 Conspiracy Theory. The fact that this is a line … Continue reading

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Neil Young’s Motown Escapades

Music podcast Indiefeed (look for it on iTunes – free and awesome) recently hipped me to the little known fact that Neil Young and Rick James were once in a Motown band together called The Mynah Birds. The Mynah Birds … Continue reading

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Government censorship – alive and well

The original conflict journalist faced the same government pressure to not report the truth about war as his modern counterparts. William Howard Russell was a British journalist for The Times who was commissioned to cover the Crimean War in the … Continue reading

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