Monthly Archives: <span>May 2019</span>

How to watch ‘The Affair’ for free

Drama and extramarital affairs go together like peanut butter and jelly in the Showtime drama series The Affair. The show starts with the consequences of a fling between Noah Solloway (Dominic West) and Allison Bailey (Ruth Wilson), but The Affair isn’t some typical soapy mess. In fact, it’s far from it. Splitting the story in two, each Read more »

Disney’s ‘Aladdin’ remake isn’t terrible

AladdinWith a bloated runtime just north of two hours, the aspects of the film that dont work have enough time to go from minor annoyances to infuriating shortcomings to curiosities that I kept thinking about after leaving the theater. There is a lot of that flounders on its own, and even more so when inevitably Read more »

Digital Civil War review: a stark call to save American democracy

Peter Daou blames media and the political establishment for failing to combat dishonesty, hypocrisy and Trump Voltaire warned that those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. In his new book, Peter Daou offers copious evidence that nothing has ever made that pernicious alchemy easier than the internet. Technology, he writes, Read more »

How to cook the perfect onion tart – recipe | Felicity Cloake

Onion tart hardly describes this sumptuous mess of sweet onions studded with bacon and slumped into a shortcrust case Described by chef quiche and a pissaladire and Flemish Lancashire butter pie and less antisocial than Jane Grigson, Gilles Pudlowskis Alsace Tradition, fries the onions for just three minutes, which does wilt them, but certainly doesnt Read more »

Old Norse, mystics and race cars: is lvdalen the weirdest village in Sweden?

It is the place where the witch hunts began and it still boasts its own language and strange rituals. Photographer Maja Daniels relives three freezing years in a cabin in lvdalen In 1926, the yearbook of the Swedish Tourism Association described the village of lvdalen as a community with a dark insular spirit where locals Read more »