'There's a lot of stuff from the past. There'll be some old faces that will show up. And I think, in terms of the pacing, it's changed because we usually do this in 22 episodes, and now we’re doing it in 10, so it's going to have the sense of a movie every time you watch an episode.' … [Read more...] about Stephen Amell fights back tears during his last Comic-Con with the cast of Arrow as superhero show gets ready to wrap after upcoming eighth season
Season 7 sons of anarchy
She told her sisters: 'It's not OK that I feel like I'm at my breaking point and I need a break and I don't want to film anymore. Life is short. It's not all about filming this show.' … [Read more...] about Kourtney Kardashian lays a smooch on eerily realistic wax figure of younger sister Kylie Jenner… after making TikTok debut with son Mason
Most of us would like to think that we possess a “moral instinct”. Perhaps we imagine that we would be rescuers in some future catastrophe. Yet if states were destroyed, local institutions corrupted and economic incentives directed towards murder, few of us would behave well. There is little reason to think that we are ethically superior to the Europeans of the 1930s and 1940s, or for that matter less vulnerable to the kind of ideas that Hitler so successfully promulgated and realised. A historian must be grateful to Wanda J for her courage and for the trace of herself that she left behind. But a historian must also consider why rescuers were so few. It is all too easy to fantasise that we, too, would have aided Wanda J. Separated from National Socialism by time and luck, we can dismiss Nazi ideas without contemplating how they functioned. It is our very forgetfulness of the circumstances of the Holocaust that convinces us that we are different from Nazis and shrouds the … [Read more...] about Hitler’s world may not be so far away
There were other matters to consider as thousands of people from surrounding villages and communities streamed into town, towing caravans, horse floats, trailers crammed with all things practical and precious. The supermarkets began selling out of water, servos between here and more distant towns ran out of petrol. It seemed prepper paranoid, but we agreed I should go out and fill up the car and do a massive shop. Just in case. … [Read more...] about Dear Australia, elegy for a summer of loss
“Mark was 12,” Margaret says. “We were told it was a football holiday for all of the boys and, of course, he wanted to go because he would have done anything to play football. I asked who else was going and I was told some names of the other boys. Mark was so excited and I said: ‘Yes, of course you can go.’ I got him a temporary passport and it was the day before they were due to go when I suddenly got word that nobody else was going – only Mark. There was no real reason why everyone else seemed to have dropped out. All I knew was Mark still wanted to go.” … [Read more...] about Did this special football talent kill himself because of Barry Bennell?