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Pros And Cons Of Using Images Of Deceased People Onscreen

Fri, 2018-08-10 10:52

The recent announcement that footage of late actor Carrie Fisher in the upcoming Star Wars film has reignited debate about the ethics of using unused images or reconstructed footage of deceased entertainers in movies, television, and commercials, something that is only likely to increase as imaging techniques improve.

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Virginia Governor Orders State Of Emergency Ahead Of ‘Unite The Right’ Anniversary

Thu, 2018-08-09 16:12

To help local authorities mobilize resources into Charlottesville, VA, Governor Ralph Northam ordered a state of emergency before the anniversary of the deadly Unite the Right white nationalist rally that left one woman dead and several others injured. What do you think?

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Rachel Maddow Claims New Audio Damning Enough To Pad Out Entire Week’s Worth Of Shows

Thu, 2018-08-09 16:05

NEW YORK—Explaining that the numerous bombshells in store would be far too much to attempt to cram into one episode’s worth of filler, Rachel Maddow claimed Thursday that their newly released recording of Representative Devin Nunes would be damning enough to pad out an entire week’s worth of shows. “This is big,…

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Driver Swerves To Avoid Deer Standing Right In Middle Of Zoo

Thu, 2018-08-09 15:39

ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Narrowly avoiding disaster thanks to a split-second maneuver, local driver Michael Rispanti reportedly swerved his vehicle Thursday to avoid a whitetail deer that was standing right in the middle of the Albuquerque Zoo. “Jesus! It came out of nowhere,” said 35-year-old Rispanti, acknowledging that he…

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Pentagon Officials Listen In Silence As Mike Pence Details Plans For Angel-Guided Defense Weapons System

Thu, 2018-08-09 15:11

WASHINGTON—Feigning polite interest throughout the 90-minute meeting, Pentagon officials from all five branches of the armed forces listened in silence Thursday as Mike Pence presented his detailed plans for a state-of-the-art angel-guided weapons system. “Though we are grateful for the vice president’s interest in…

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Struggling Used Bookstore Has Tried Everything But Organizing Books By Genre And Author

Thu, 2018-08-09 13:53

OXFORD, MS—Saying that they were quickly running out of options, the management at struggling used bookstore Selected Works claim they have taken every measure to ensure customer involvement and increase sales except for taking the drastic step of organizing their books into sections based on subject or genre and…

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Yemen Unveils New 80-Story Drone Zapper

Thu, 2018-08-09 13:47

SANA’A, YEMEN—In an effort to address what has become a persistent nuisance to citizens, Yemeni officials unveiled Thursday their new 80-story drone zapper. “Hanging this state-of-the-art Drone Zapper above the nation means Yemenis will be able to enjoy themselves outside again and sleep soundly at night without the…

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Coed Rec Softball Team Having Trouble Finding Enough Hyper-Competitive Men To Ruin Experience

Thu, 2018-08-09 12:57

SAN DIEGO, CA—Admitting that filling the positions had proven far more difficult than expected, a local coed softball team confirmed Thursday that they were struggling to find enough hyper-competitive men to ruin their rec league experience. “We managed to get Derek on the team, who goes ballistic and slams the bat on…

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Giuliani Demands Mueller Wrap Up Investigation And Imprison President By September

Thu, 2018-08-09 11:23

NEW YORK—Saying that the affair was rapidly deteriorating into a boondoggle that should have been resolved months ago, presidential lawyer Rudy Giuliani demanded Thursday that Special Counsel Robert Mueller stop wasting taxpayer money, wrap up his investigation immediately, and imprison the president no later than…

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InfoWars Moves To Ban Alex Jones

Thu, 2018-08-09 11:14

AUSTIN, TX—Saying that it was a long-overdue step given the radio show host’s history of offensive and dangerous rhetoric, InfoWars reportedly moved Thursday to ban right wing provocateur Alex Jones from its platform. “Mr. Jones has repeatedly violated our policies against hate speech and misinformation, and so we…

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MoviePass By The Numbers

Thu, 2018-08-09 10:30
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Wilbur Ross Accused Of Stealing $120 Million From Past Associates

Wed, 2018-08-08 17:21

In a confidentially settled lawsuit, Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross was accused of stealing $120 million through a complex scheme at his previous investment company. What do you think? 

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Harm To Table

Wed, 2018-08-08 16:23
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