Earlier this month, the Kickstarter campaign for the documentary Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits fell short of its $30,000 goal. In true punk fashion, that's simply going to make the job of Pacific Northwest filmmaker William E. Badgley a little harder.
Sunday, June 21, 2015
It finally happened in May, 2013: the first conviction of an individual for genocide in a country's national court.
Posted by Richard Horgan at 11:54 AM
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
It sounds like the headline of one of those dreaded Internet listicles. But "18 Famous People Who Stutter" is actually the title of a brochure put out by a Memphis non-profit as part of National Stuttering Awareness Week, to remind that many of those who have struggled with the communication disorder are well-known.
Posted by Richard Horgan at 9:08 PM
Sunday, June 14, 2015
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
In 1928, Captain Bill Lancaster and his female financier, Chubbie Miller, landed Down Under. Due to some mechanical problems along the way, they had lost out to another aviator in their quest to become the first to fly from England to Australia. However, their personal relationship endured. The co-pilots, both married at the time to others, became an item and wound up, four years later, at the center of a sensational Miami murder trial.
Posted by Richard Horgan at 6:15 AM