Category Archives: Spirituality

Why Joker should win the best picture Oscar

Superhero movies have saved Hollywood. And heres one that features a magnetic star turn, takes mental illness seriously and wrestles with the collapse of liberalism Even if it doesnt happen, it would be a good idea for slighted by the Academy and that they 1917 is in pole position to win the big one, but Read more »

Why Joker should win the best picture Oscar

Superhero movies have saved Hollywood. And heres one that features a magnetic star turn, takes mental illness seriously and wrestles with the collapse of liberalism Even if it doesnt happen, it would be a good idea for slighted by the Academy and that they 1917 is in pole position to win the big one, but Read more »

43 Times People Misused Quotation Marks And Made It Weird

And, boy, do people make funny blunders often! It usually has something to do with a lack of understanding of how things like the elements of punctuation work. For example, some individuals find it hard to grasp how quotation marks should be used. And when they mess up, we’re left with suspiciously-sounding sentences and unintended Read more »

Blethyn’s Vera: More than a scruffy mac and hat

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Brenda Blethyn earned a best supporting actress Oscar nomination for Little Voice Blethyn acknowledges Vera was initially a hard sell. “I don’t think people liked her very much,” she says. “But then they could see she was respected by her team and she would defend them like a mother Read more »

Fedor Emelianenko vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson Live Stream: How To Watch Bellator Without Cable

  Ten years ago, when I was still horrified by the installment loans online with bad credit  and saw it as nothing more than evidence of civilization’s collapse, Fedor Emelianenko (38-6-1) and Quentin “Rampage” Jackson (38-13) showed me the error of my ways. They became my guides through an awful world, my Virgils, the conduits Read more »

Paul Volcker obituary

Chairman of the US Federal Reserve Board in the 1980s who saw off inflation and later criticised financial deregulation Paul Volcker, who has died aged 92, was the most eminent financial statesman of his generation, the sworn enemy of the abuse of finance in any of its manifestations. That could be indulging inflation as the Read more »

How Graham Norton’s chat show became a TV blueprint

“Those combinations on the couch, they’re pre-determined or pre-mediated to an extent… but there’s an alchemy on the night that you just can’t predict.” Report End of Youtube post by BBC Image Copyright BBC BBC Norton shot to fame as a stand-up comedian and actor, appearing in three episodes of Father Ted. He got his Read more »

Mariah Carey: make my wish come true. All I want for Christmas is you | Rebecca Nicholson

So many near misses now shes No I in the US charts After 25 years of providing the definitive soundtrack to Christmas parties everywhere, and just two wonderful months as the devoted face of pigs in blanket-flavoured crisps, Mariah Carey has finally hit the No 1 spot for the very first time with All I Read more »

2019 wasn’t global protests and Fleabag: it was the year a climate truth bomb dropped | Brigid Delaney

Many of us suddenly woke up, stopped disassociating and realised the party was over When I think about 2019, there is one scene that springs to mind, something that sums up the milieu so perfectly that it almost seems art-directed. There we were two weeks ago at Rose Bay on the waters edge, waiting for Read more »

Daisy Ridley: JJ Abrams warned me that Star Wars is a religion

She was working in a pub when she was cast in the franchise. Six years and three movies later, is the force still strong? Daisy Ridleys earliest childhood memory is of a party hosted by her parents at their family home in west London, when she was three, maybe four. She was surrounded by grownups, Read more »