11 Movies To See From This Year’s Tallgrass Film Festival

I’ve sung the praises of the Tallgrass Film Festival on these pages before, with fully acknowledged bias: it’s my hometown film festival, which I’ve covered since its inception. (I even placed a short film in its inaugural edition.) The festival’s 16th edition, held last weekend in Wichita, Kansas, continued the traditions they’ve cultivated over the […]

75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle of their campaign to halt the Nazi war machine

75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle of their campaign to halt the Nazi war machine NOW WATCH: America’s B-2 stealth bomber is unlike any military aircraft in the world See Also: 75 years ago, US bombers flew into the ‘most violent, savagely fought, and bloodiest’ battle […]

Maisie Williams says her teen years were especially difficult on ‘Game of Thrones’: ‘The hormones are really flying’

HBO Maisie Williams was only 12 when she auditioned for the role of Arya Stark on HBO’s “Game of Thrones.”  She said her later teen years were the most difficult. She also said that people were so mean when she tried to go back to school that she had to leave.  Maisie Williams says her […]

The Turkish Reporter Sentenced to 22 Years — for a Magazine Cover

Cevheri Güven and his family watched the coup attempt unfold in Turkey on July 15, 2016, from their home near Istanbul’s Bosporus Strait. Acting on a hunch that he might be targeted by the government, Güven went into hiding in a friend’s home as soon as the smoke cleared. Güven had been targeted by the […]

7 More Movies to See From This Year’s New York Film Festival

The New York Film Festival has run longer than most of his prestigious contemporaries — the 56th annual edition ended yesterday — and though it’s easy to lump them all together, it’s really an altogether different kind of festival. It stretches out for a longer period, three weekends and two weeks, as opposed to the […]

71 years ago, Chuck Yeager smashed the sound barrier — here’s what it was like on the famous flight

USAF Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in a Bell X-1 experimental aircraft on October 14, 1947. Yeager, a World War II fighter pilot, had been working on the project for several years. He kept flying as a test pilot and eventually retired as a general in 1975. Chuck Yeager began his career during World […]

These are the cars that depreciate the most after 5 years on the road

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The average car loses about half of its value after five years on the road. But some vehicles depreciate a lot faster. Here are the 10 cars that depreciate the most after 5 years. Continue reading These are the cars that depreciate the most after 5 years on the road […]