Black Blum

11 Dec 18
Apokalyps Nu!

11-12-18 08:13:00, Author, historian, former State Department official-turned sharp critic of Washington’s destructive imperial agenda William Blum passed away on December 9 at age 85. In failing health for some time, his condition deteriorated markedly after a serious fall at home, passing away two months later. I’m personally indebted to Blum. His books and other […]

11 Dec 18
Dandelion Salad

Bill died Sunday, December 9, 2018. My sincere condolences and deepest sympathies to all his family, friends and readers. He will be missed by many. In his memory, here is his last video panel discussion. — Lo with William Blum Writer, Dandelion Salad December 11, 2018 CovertAction Magazine on Jul 25, 2018 In the decades […]

11 Dec 18
Archy news nety

This post is an updated excerpt from Thomas Biebrichers essay "Spiritual and moral change: the exhaustion of the German Conservatism ", published on December 14th by Matthes & Seitz Berlin appears.             With the Hamburg party congress and the election of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauers to the new Chairman ends one of the most difficult years for the […]

11 Dec 18
Variety

So far the film awards season has largely been shaped by box office dollars from the moviegoing public and assessments from committees of critics, journalists and other professionals. The actual industry has only just begun to weigh in, starting with last week’s Annie Awards nominations announcement. The Screen Actors Guild will add its collective voice Wednesday […]

10 Dec 18
Consequence of Sound

In continued support of Historian, one of 2018’s best albums.

10 Dec 18
Bleeding Cool News And Rumors

Jordan Peele‘s next film after the huge success of Get Out is titled Us. Not much has been known about the film other than it was happening, and the cast. That all changes today however, as the March film’s synopsis has been revealed. Peele will again be working with Blumhouse, producer Jason Blum, and releasing […]

10 Dec 18

All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2018. Here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email. If you like these, you can sign up to receive our weekly email every Friday. * * * “Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”: Inside […]

10 Dec 18

All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2018. Here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email. If you like these, you can sign up to receive our weekly email every Friday. * * * “Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”: Inside […]

10 Dec 18
BiblioMarket

All through December, we’ll be featuring Longreads’ Best of 2018. Here’s a list of every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email. If you like these, you can sign up to receive our weekly email every Friday. * * * “Oh My God, This Is So F—ed Up”: Inside […]

10 Dec 18
Longreads

Here’s every story that was chosen as No. 1 in our weekly Top 5 email.

10 Dec 18
UPROXX

Dacus’ solo record ‘Historian’ was one of the best albums of the year, and we just crowned Boygenius’ ‘Me And My Dog’ the year’s best song.

10 Dec 18
Rolling Stone
Singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus announced a headlining 2019 U.S. tour launching February 1st in Durham, North Carolina and wrapping March 22nd in Washington D.C. Tickets for the U.S. dates go on sale Friday, December 14th. Following the jaunt, the indie-rock singer-songwriter will perform May festival slots at Atlanta, Georgia’s Shaky Knees and Primavera in Barcelona, Spain. Dacus will team with Sharon Van Etten for her February 15th show in Chicago, Illinois. Openers for other dates on the trek include Illuminati Hotties, Mal Blum and Fenne Lily.  Dacus toured throughout 2018 in support of her acclaimed second LP, Historian. In October, she released a collaborative EP, boygenius, with Julien Baker and Phoebe Bridgers. “I felt so much relief having the focus off me,” Dacus recently told Rolling Stone of the project. “Having about a third of the attention was wonderful.” Lucy Dacus Tour Dates February 1 – Durham, NC @ Motorco Music Hall February 2 – Charleston, SC @ Charleston Pour House February 4 – Birmingham, AL @ Saturn February 5 – Oxford, MS @ Proud Larry’s February 7 – Dallas, TX @ Ruins February 8 – Houston, TX @ White Oak Music Hall Upstairs February 9 – Austin, TX @ Barracuda February 11 – Norman, OK @ Opolis February 12 – Lawrence, KS @ The Bottleneck February 13 – Columbia, MO @ Rose Music Hall February 14 – Lexington, KY @ Cosmic Charlie’s February 15 – Chicago, IL @ Thalia Hall March 7 – Savannah, GA @ Savannah Stopover Festival March 8 – Knoxville, TN @ Barley’s Tap Room March 9 – Nashville, TN @ The Basement East March 11 – Columbus, OH @ The Basement March 12 – Buffalo, NY @ Ninth Ward March 14 – Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt March 15 – Woodstock, NY @ Colony March 16 – Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Club March 17 – Portland, ME @ SPACE Gallery March 19 – Providence, RI @ Columbus Theatre March 20 – Jersey City, NJ @ White Eagle Hall March 21 Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer March 22 – Washington, DC @ The Black Cat May 3-5 – Atlanta, GA @ Shaky Knees Festival May 31 – Barcelona, Spain @ Primavera Festival
10 Dec 18
nuclear-news

How Radioactive Poison Became the Assassin’s Weapon of Choice, Matter, 26 Nov 2013, The mysterious life and brutal death of a Russian dissident. TUCKED INTO THE Millennium Hotel on London’s Grosvenor Square, the Pine Bar is a place of hush and shadows. Dark wood panelling, leather seats, and black shaded chandeliers cosset those who seek discretion in […]