Archives for September 13, 2009

This film is being kept out of US theaters

… Or so I’m told. Chris Holmlund says of “Creation” in an email: “The film was chosen to open the Toronto Film Festival and has its British premiere on Sunday. It has been sold in almost every territory around the world, from Australia to Scandinavia. However, US distributors have resolutely passed on a film which…

Norman Borlaug has died

Norman Borlaug, of the University of Minnesota, DuPont and the Rockefeller Foundation has died in Texas at the age of 95. You may well owe your life to Borlaug.

If you check my you-tube account and look at videos I’ve “liked” or “added” or whatever, ignore that. I’ve only ever added one (by Ana) and all the others are random click events. If you ever want me to join a Facebook cause or group, send me an email asking me to do that. I…

Was the “You Lie” outburst planned?

Wilson’s outburst was designed by the GOP corporate PR fronts to distract media coverage following Obama’s cogent and compelling remarks to Congress. Speculation here.

Of Creation, starring Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connolly, Scott says: I believe it to be a thoughtful, well-made film that will change many views of Darwin held by the public – for the good. The acting is strong, the visuals are wonderful, and it treats with loving care the Victorian details of the furnishings at…

Happy Birthday the Integrated Circuit!

You are 50 years old today!

Dave Mabus sent me this along with a threatening e-mail with a subject line I’ve used as the title of this post. The email was cc’ed to me, but meant of PZ Myers, and it says: Hey PZ Myers, you little fool… Just wanted to let you know this has been posted on every forum…

Michele Bachmann on Geraldo

Geraldo is asking Michele Bachmann to take her hyperbole down a notch. That’s funny. Huckabee blames Obama for Wilson’s Remarks. Anne Coulter claims that Michele Bachmann is her fave. hat tip DMB Oh, and confirmed: Wilson’s outburst WAS an act of racism.