Black or Whitey

Jack Marino welcomed producer/writer/director/actor Jeff Hennessey to the Warrior Filmmaker show yesterday, and the two Boston-area natives talked about Jeff’s “Whitey” web-series and more. Enjoy the podcast with the ol’ link clickety-clack here, and get in the Black Mass mood via the below “Whitey” trailer.

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— Stefan Becket (@stefanjbecket) August 18, 2015

Listen Son.

Great Crime Stoppers segment? Or the greatest Crime Stoppers segment Evah?

Shame on Him

As I like to tell my kids and students… every silver lining has a cloud. One of the clouds on the silver lining that has been the growth and expansion of America over the past 2 centuries has been the loss of community. There’s not enough time or space her to fully plumb those […]

Salon Selective Outrage

See if you can spot the logical inconsistency here.

Stay classy, Salon. (h/t SexyPatriots)

Busted!

A Honduran woman was arrested at the airport in Bogota Colombia with breast implants filled with liquid cocaine.

Authorities noticed that Paola Deyanira Sabillon, 22, was nervous in the security line, airport police colonel Diego Rosero said. After x-rays revealed a recent surgery on her breasts, Sabillon confessed that an unknown substance had been injected […]

Thursday Open Thread

The author, Jamie Bartlett was on NPR’s “Fresh Air” podcast today… the book sounds fascinating. Here’s the Amazon blurb:

Beyond the familiar online world that most of us inhabit – a world of Google, Hotmail, Facebook and Amazon – lies a vast and often hidden network of sites, communities and cultures where freedom is […]

The Real Lesson of The Ferguson Effect

“The nation’s two-decades-long crime decline may be over”, according to a new Wall Street Journal article that reports violent crime rates have risen sharply all over the country in the past year:

Gun violence is up more than 60% compared with this time last year, according to Baltimore police, with 32 shootings over Memorial […]

He’s in Depp Dog Doo-Doo

Johnny Depp faces up to 10 years in prison (yes TEN) for bringing his Yorkshire terriers to Australia on a private jet and failing to declare them. Note the irony of this photo where he wears a Rage Against the Machine T-shirt with that hateful killer (and Left icon) Che Guevara. This type of […]

Friday Open Thread

On this day in 1807, former vice president Aaron Burr was indicted for treason.