Some people call director Lars von Trier a contrarian, others a misogynist; cinephiles go for Enfant Terrible because it retains a certain cultural cache. Whatever he is, he has our attention. 50 more words
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Have you seen something like the example on the right before? (I’m sure you have.) This social “ad” pose obvious questions and require you to like or share for an answer. 346 more words
Washington, D.C. seems to have a disproportionately large number of homeless people, and they are a very visible part of the community.
When Kish and I lived here in the early ’80s, a “deinstitutionalization” program had just gone into effect, and many apparently disturbed people who had been let out of the local asylum were living rough on the streets. 373 more words
- Two beggars have been jailed and several more are on special programs under a new policy to deal with the CBD’s begging scourge.
Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said he was delighted with the trial that involved cooperation between the city council, police, the courts and the Salvation Army. 163 more words