Sunday , August 7 2022

Tan The Man

Tan The Man writes mostly about film and music. He has previously covered events like Noise Pop, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival, South By Southwest, TBD Festival, and Wizard World Comic Con.

Lions Save Girl From Abduction

Score one for the animal kingdom. Here. Three Ethiopian lions scared off several men who were trying force marriage upon a 12-year-old girl to one of the men. The men had abducted the young girl and beat her. Police suspect that the lions mistakened the girl’s cries for lion cub …

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AFI Ranks Top 100 Movie Quotes

Once again the mighty jury of AFI voters have chosen their Top 100 Movie Quotes of all time. On Yahoo, they have released the top 25, but nothing more than that. There is a 3 hour TV special on tonight hosted by Pierce Brosnan on the list. 1. “Frankly, my …

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George Weller’s Firsthand Accounts of Nagasaki’s Aftermath

The firsthand accounts of American reporter George Weller’s stories on the aftermath of the atomic bomb drop on Nagasaki, Japan were published today. A summary can be found here on Yahoo. More detailed and complete entries can be found here. There are four complete entries there. The entries include much …

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The Joy Is Sucked Out Of MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge

What has become of one of the most entertaining and ancient of reality shows? In no way do I think MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge is remotely near the top 500 greatest television shows, but in terms of mind-numbing and testosterone pumping ability, the Challenge is as near perfect as …

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Top 5 On-Screen Hunks

I didn’t want to seem sexist, so I wanted to also mention my top 5 on-screen hunks. These men make my blood boil and my heart beat fast. I must admit that I have man-crushes and if I was gay, then I would definitely want these men. This list includes …

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One Of The Few +’s For Wal-Mart

Here is the link from walmartstores.com. Wal-Mart has been named one of “The 30 Best Companies For Diversity” by Black Enterprise magazine. This is the most recent recognition for Wal-Mart’s continuing efforts to diversify its work environment – both the commercial and corporate environments. It has also received praise from …

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DUI Defendants Get Off Scott-Free

Here is the link. Many DUI cases in Florida have been tossed out because the manufacturer of the breath-alcohol tests used to catch them refused to “disclose how the machines work.” All four of Seminole County’s criminal judges have been using a standard that if a DUI defendant asks for …

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Europe’s Oldest Civilization Found

Here is the link. Archaeologists have revealed that they have discovered Europe’s oldest civilization (4800-4600 BC) in parts of Germany, Austria and Slovakia. The unearthed buildings predate the pyramids in Egypt. Among the items being excavated is a huge series of temples: “The network of temples, made of earth and …

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Thing Of The Week: Finals

Anyone who has attended school – grade school, high school, or college – know finals well. It is a horrible series of tests that culminate the quarter or semester of classes. I remember having an easy time with my grade school finals, and even my high school finals. For some …

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Britain To Charge For Driving On Roads?

Yahoo! News is reporting that Great Britain may charge its citizens to drive on the roads. This is a hardcore attempt to stem traffic. I know all of the studies show that traffic hurts job productivity and the quality of life, but I don’t know how this proposal will ever …

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