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Noam Chomsky

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  • The hypocritical politics of rich left-wingers

    The hypocritical politics of rich left-wingers
    When, at long last, will people understand that the left is boring? The question came to mind as I was dipping in and out of Oliver Stone's miasmic 700-plus-page tome. I'll never read the whole thing, and not because it's a left-wing screed full of...
  • NPR needs a backbone

    NPR needs a backbone
    Oh, NPR, won't you please state your game? Are you liberal? Are you neutral? Are your employees secret socialists? Do their screensavers feature slideshows of Noam Chomsky? Do your office Christmas parties serve only free-range eggnog? Do your parking...
  • At Sundance, a science documentary revives language questions

    At Sundance, a science documentary revives language questions
    Among the offerings at this year's Sundance Film Festival is a documentary about a trailblazing chimpanzee named Nim Chimpsky who played a key role in the scientific debate over what it means to be human. The James Marsh film, "Project Nim," explores the...
  • Movie Review: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold

     
    Toward the end of “Fast Five,” the latest installment in the long-running action film franchise, characters, and by extension the characters in the film, gaze longingly at a new jet-black Dodge Challenger SRT. This at the end of a movie when...
  • Movie Preview: I Am

     
    Tom Shadyac, the director of “Bruce Almighty,” did this documentary, a late addition to Friday's release slate. (Regal Winter Park 20). “What's wrong with our world and what can we do about it?” Interviews with Desmond Tutu, Noam...
  • Movie Review: I Am

     
    Here's a big, cuddly hug of a documentary from the director of “Ace Ventura: Pet Detective.” “I Am” is an Oprah-endorsed mashup of thought-provoking ideas and metaphysical mumbo jumbo that is about how every living thing is “...
  • EGYPT: American professors urge Obama to 'seize this chance,' oust Mubarak

     
    More than 80 American academics, including Noam Chomsky and several California scholars, posted an open letter online Sunday to President Obama, urging him to heed the will of the Egyptian people, help remove President Hosni Mubarak and "move beyond...
  • 'Gossip Girl' recap: The great frenemy fake-out

     
    Can I get a "hallelujah," fans? As of this week's episode, "Gossip Girl" has finally dug itself out of last season's rut. The Upper East Side gang is back together, including the criminally under-utilized Eric, making his first appearance of......
  • Brand X Files: Rachel Uchitel in Playboy? Hulu the death of TV? Kendra shopped sex tape herself!

     
    Rachel Uchitel set to pose for Playboy: Alleged mistress of Tiger Woods and David Boreanaz said to have deal in place. Will not be fully nude in pictorial. (TMZ) Kendra shopped homemade porn tape herself! Her phony "outrage" was just a P.R. stunt. What...
  • WEST BANK: Noam Chomsky says Israel didn't want him to lecture in Palestinian territories

     
    Noam Chomsky, 81, a world-renowned linguistics professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, said Monday that Israel banned him from entry into the West Bank, where he was scheduled to give a lecture at Birzeit University, because of his...
  • Brand X Files: Noam Chomsky worried by rise of far right. Nightclub for dogs? Archie's gay character.

     
    Noam Chomsky has ‘Never seen anything like this’: Famed intellectual worried about the rise of far right in America. (Truthdig) Don’t talk to aliens, warns Stephen Hawking: Physicist has suggested that extraterrestrials are almost certain...
  • Film Reviews: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2,' 'Project Nim,' 'Terri.'

    Film Reviews: 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2,' 'Project Nim,' 'Terri.'
    When we last left Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), he had destroyed only three of the seven Horcruxes in which the evil Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) had stored pieces of his soul, which was one way to stretch out the last volume of J.K. Rowling's...