Rock photographer Bob Gruen recalls John Lennon, Sid Vicious: ‘I had so much fun along the way’

Fox News: Take us back to the day when you shot that iconic image of Lennon in New York City.Gruen: John was separated from Yoko at the time. He had a penthouse apartment on the east side of Manhattan. So he asked me to come over and take a series of photos for his “Walls and […]

A fresh look at preindustrial port & port-cities

B caps paanai oRi, that is, pot (suspended) in a rope net, which brings us back to what Pearson said about language of the merchants. The question as to where the ships were built remains a mystery though in shipbuilding there have been transfers of technology, says the author. Though the island Diodorus is noted […]

The challenge of achieving racial justice in America

In Walking with the Wind, JRL provides a first-hand account of the struggles/battles of the Movement: from the sharply focused sit-ins, stand-ins, and sleep-ins to desegregate Nashville (of which he was a leading player) to the Freedom Rides and marches in the 1960s in which he participated across southern states and beyond. In a special […]

Reusable face masks sold at Asda and Superdrug worst at filtering out bacteria, says Which?

NEQI reusable face masks – 81% (best buy) Bags of Ethics Great British designer face coverings – 80% (best buy) ASOS design palm print face covering – 78% AB Mask reusable antibacterial – 73% Step Ahead reusable face mask – 72% Homemade UK government face covering – 67% John Lewis adult face coverings – 62% […]

SAGE experts predict entire UK will be locked down by DECEMBER as they warn second wave will be deadlier than first with 500 deaths a day within weeks – but PM faces ANOTHER revolt as Rishi Sunak backs Red Wall MPs against national shutdown

SAGE member Professor Sir Mark Walport said it is ‘not unrealistic’ to think there could be 25,000 Covid-19 patients in hospitals by the end of November.  Sir Ed Davey, the Liberal Democrat leader, has urged Mr Johnson to convene a four-nation summit to agree UK-wide coronavirus rules for the Christmas period.  Shadow health secretary Jonathan […]

Gary Oldman On Playing ‘Mank’, Working With David Fincher And His Take On The Controversial Question Of Who Really Wrote ‘Citizen Kane’

But yeah. It was all there. It was all there, and I’m sure, I know that Welles went out to the ranch and had a few visits with him, they communicated through [producer] John Houseman. But let’s put it this way, you know the old thing of Michelangelo saw David in the stone? It’s a little […]

Biden officially clinches Electoral College votes with California certification

Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden says family will avoid business conflicts Biden says China must play by ‘international norms’ MORE have been in the midst of their transition for weeks now, but Trump and his allies in Congress and the media have continued to […]

Akshay Kumar is a proud son-in-law as Christopher Nolan pens note for Dimple Kapadia: ‘I couldn’t be more happy and proud of Ma’

Sharing Nolan’s note on Instagram, Akshay wrote, “Here’s my proud son-in-law moment! #ChristopherNolan pens a heartfelt note to #DimpleKapadia on the eve of their release.Had I been in her place,I wouldn’t have been able to move in awe but having watched her working her magic in #Tenet,I couldn’t be more happy and proud of Ma.”