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Lim Kit Siang to Pakatan; Who’s Your Daddy!

While DAP-led Pakatan may have their ‘top dog’ and running dogs, it is only their de facto leader Lim Kit Siang, who can say to the Pakatan coalition; who’s your daddy! 493 more words

Tun Mahathir

A Manchurian Candidate—or Just an Idiot?

Remember The Manchurian Candidate, a 1959 political thriller with a plot so improbable as to diminish its entertainment value? Bet you never thought you would be living in this plot. 743 more words


The Devil's UFO Sleeper Agents

Clifford Wilson made his name in Ufology with Crash Go the Chariots (1972), a book specifically written to answer Erich von Daniken’s Chariots of the Gods? 1,291 more words

UFO Phenomenon

The Manchurian Candidate

On September 21, I saw The Manchurian Candidate (2004) at the Roger Center for the Arts. This movie was chosen to be shown, I’m sure, in part because of our current uneasy political climate. 389 more words

Experiential Learning

Book review--Steven Barnes's new sci-fi novel, Twelve Days

Review by C.J. Bunce

Twelve Days is Steven Barnes’ latest sci-fi novel, an urban thriller delving into the evolution of the human brain.  Olympia Dorsey is a single mother of two, working for an Atlanta news outlet.  455 more words

Comics & Books

Korean War movies

Quite apart from its sizable tv audience, I’d guess that the 1970 movie “M*A*S*H” (the acronym for Mobile Army Surgical Hospital) is both the best known and most popular film about the American military in the Korean conflict (1951 to be more exact), and the only successful comedy, however black a comedy it is. 2,547 more words


The Grace of Frank Sinatra - "It Was A Very Good Year" - meanspeed=71.8 bpm - Does Tempo Indicate That Which We Emote?

Frank Sinatra’s ultra-classic It Was A Very Good Year was written in the hard, gloomy, haunted key of D minor, and juxtaposed with the most graceful of all speeds. 320 more words

Tempo Map