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McCarthy Picked To Star In Tinker Bell Movie Headline Confuses Me

I saw a headline recently mentioning that McCarthy was picked to star in the new Tinker Bell movie. That’s all I saw, just that much information. 151 more words

Mouth of the Week: 10-16 November

Greetings fellow earthlings. Mouth of the Week strikes again & we’ve got quite a lovely entry this week. Again I was late by only a day this time as I wasn’t able to get access to a laptop in the weekend & writing a blog post on the WordPress iPhone app is a pain in the hoop. 525 more words


Happy 55th

Today is Mark’s birthday!  Hope it’s a happy one :-)


Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1955/6) - Don Siegel

Darker than I remembered both in its noir visuals (very low key) and in its thematics. It really gets very claustrophobic by the end as everyone in the town becomes one of ‘them’. 37 more words


Lecture notes: McCarthyism & The Press.

This week’s lecture focused on the impact of McCarthyism on the press.
The lecture resonated with me not just because of the resemblances I picked up in comparison to the present, but also to the year before McCarthyism began with the release of my favourite book, George Orwell’s… 285 more words


The Red Scare

This is something that I’ve never really understood; McCarthy was so fixed on the idea of anti communism, not wanting communist supporters in and amongst the American people but his ideas and extremism sounded like that of a dictator. 381 more words