Culture

Posted on the Oct 04, 2013 by Betty Dodson
I felt that it was important to republish - from beginning to end - Edward Snowden's statement to the European Parliament Committee of Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs. I consider this...
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Posted on the Sep 26, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is so brilliant and made my morning.  Enjoy:
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Posted on the Sep 20, 2013 by Betty Dodson
This video is great - an Iranian and Jewish comedian take a stand for peace: There's an online petition calling on President Obama to meet with Iran's President Rouhani next Tuesday when they're...
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Posted on the Sep 14, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Leilani Franco is seriously talented and I love her attitude.  She's in the new Guinness World Records 2014 Book for three records as a contortionist. She's accomplished the most full body...
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Posted on the Sep 11, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Vashti McCollum was disturbed when the local public school started offering "religious" classes as part of their curriculum back in 1947. The classes weren't mandatory so when her son came home with...
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Posted on the Sep 10, 2013 by Betty Dodson
According to a new poll by YouGov, 1 out of 2 Americans question the government's account of 9/11. I understand "cognitive dissonance" and realize how most people have an urgent need to reduce this...
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Posted on the Sep 10, 2013 by Carlin Ross
There really is nothing new under the sun.  This clip features an erotic dance by Asta Nielsen in a film called Afgrunden released in 1910. I think she's got Miley beat.
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Posted on the Aug 19, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Recently, Dr. Sanjay Gupta reversed his opinion on marijuana consumption after his participation in CNN's documentary WEED. He now believes that marijuana is medicine. I'm using a marijuana tincture...
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Posted on the Aug 17, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Female bootleggers in all their regalia during Prohibition
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Posted on the Aug 15, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I've been thinking about Bradley Manning all day...hoping he doesn't get 90 years in prison.  This is a selfie he sent to his supervisor in the Army in April 2010 right before he posted...
Posted on the Aug 14, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This picture was taken in Iran in the 1960s.  Could be any living room in America...
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Posted on the Aug 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This clip renews my faith in humanity.  Taking responsibility and getting back in our bodies is the antidote to crime and addiction: And the part where he describes how the men didn't want to...
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Posted on the Aug 04, 2013 by Anonymous
Well, happy Valentine's Day! I thought I would celebrate this sexy holiday with the movie that purportedly has the first female orgasm in film history, Ecstasy. This 1933 Czech film turned largely...
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Posted on the Aug 04, 2013 by Betty Dodson
These fast food companies are making billions, the CEOs have record wages, and you can't pay your workers more than $7/hour? At least we have the Daily Show to bring us coverage of the fast food wage...
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Posted on the Aug 02, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This is a photograph from a project by Richard Renaldi titled Touching Strangers. He visits public places all over the country and asks strangers to "touch" each other for the brief moment of the...
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