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A good list...but I'm not sure we needed all of the backstory for each scream.  This could have been 4 minutes.
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Kinda hits the nail on the head.  But I fear it's something so simple that it's completely ignorant.  I've heard many conservatives state that we shouldn't be negotiating with terrorists.  The only flaw there is that Iran - the country - is not the terrorist they would like them to be.  It's just prejudice, bigotry and hate fed by their own ignorance.  These are the same people that think all Muslims are terrorists.  

You just cannot educate those who wish not to learn.
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Chuck Jones was always my favorite cartoon director.  But it has always been difficult for me to pinpoint exactly what made him so great.  In this great analysis by +Every Frame a Painting , you can really understand why.  

Great analysis...highly recommended for everyone to watch.
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That was great, thanks for sharing!
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Think this category needs more qualifiers:  "Top 10 most popular modern authors (who's books have been made into movies)" (I guess there needs to be video footage, eh?)

Otherwise...where's Sidney Sheldon, Terry Pratchett, Ray Bradbury, Dean Koontz, James Patterson, C.S. Lewis, Clive Cussler, Terry Brooks, Robert Jordan....most of these guys have sold far more than even Grisham.

(PS - I am not a fan of Patterson or Koontz...but to be completely honest, they both have a huge following and have sold tons of books)
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There should also be a sin for every single time Archer's family does that stupid hand-over-other-person's face thing...stupid gesture that is easily mimicked.  Besides...I'd freak out if anyone ever did that to me unannounced.
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Topic: Homelessness.
Solution proposed: Give them homes. 

Apparently a nation known as The United States had a program similar to this from ~1966-1980. During this period "homelessness" as it is known today was an unheard of phenomenon. People who truly were without housing were accommodated in a few weeks. 

Then the national housing budget for the poor was gutted by the Reagan administration and subsequent attempts to reinstate comprehensive housing assistance are opposed by republicans in Congress. 

It turns out that housing program was a money saver because it's much cheaper to have people housed than homeless. There are less medical interventions needed, fewer interactions with law enforcement, better schooling outcomes for children of homeless families. It's all around the cheapest method of dealing with the homeless. So why don't we do it? 

Politics. 

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/07/the-best-way-to-end-homelessness/398282/
A study looks at a few options for getting homeless families off the streets, and comes away with clear results.
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If there's one thing we can learn from Trump's surge in the poles:  Racism is clearly not dead.  

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From behind the Iron Curtain.  Soviet culture has always intrigued me.  As an outsider looking in, the former USSR seemed like such an oppressive society.  Communism, an economic system that was adopted as a basis for the Soviet Union, didn't seem to fair well with the single-party political system that they also adopted (Not technically a fascist government, but not technically a republic either).  The result was a bizarre distortion of both their politics and their economics.  One would have thought it was therefore stifling to the creative minds living in such a world.  But it was far from the truth.

There are many jokes about Soviet innovation and creativity.  But the reality is that there were many gems.  Art that came out of the  former Soviet Union was awe-inspiring.  This includes the photography. There was a raw quality to the world of photography at the time.  But this was especially true behind the Iron Curtain, where photography seemed to have developed in a parallel universe, both technologically and artistically..  It was more raw, more simplistic but somehow far more intriguing.  And very beautiful.

This is a good primer.  But if you really want to learn more...check out the following:

http://rbth.com/longreads/soviet_photo/index.html

http://englishrussia.com/2013/07/23/soviet-photography-1917-1940/

http://englishrussia.com/2010/07/31/soviet-photo-art-of-the-60s-70s/  
Soviet Photo was the beating heart of the USSR’s photography scene from 1926 to 1997.
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Mildly off-topic...but it always bothered me about Uma Thurman's sword skills (or lack-thereof) in Kill Bill.  She clearly doesn't have the discipline a master swordsman would have...her lines are disjointed and her movements are choppy.  In contrast, her targets - mostly martial artists with legitimate skills - are very clean, smooth and powerful in their form.  In reality, someone fighting like Thurman would be destroyed.
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+D. Travis North because casting priority is based on the actor's ability to portray the character. Those actresses you mentioned are fine actresses but are they a fit for the way the director wants the character to be? Not at all. Uma had that and that is more important than physical ability. 
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The satire game is strong on this one.  Made for a few good chuckles, of course.
Donald Trump may be a leading critic of Mexican immigration to the United States, but new documents have revealed that the Republican presidential candidate may in fact be part Mexican. According to a report in the Mexican newspaper La Grosella, the real estate mogul’s signature hairpiece has b
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And for Today's entry into the Wrong and Irreverent Humor category...

...warning...language and general offensiveness lies beyond.
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  • D. Travis North Photography
    Photographer, 2010 - present
  • Shutter Photo Magazine
    Editor, 2008 - present
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    Landscape Architect, Photographer, 2001 - present
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As a Landscape Architect, I create welcoming and habitable spaces. As a Photographer, I strive to exhibit the beauties of spaces, even if they are traditionally thought of as "ugly". In either case, it is my goal to identify, define and showcase the elements that humans find appealing.

I am the founder and editor of Shutter Photo Magazine which has been a source of inspiration and learning for hobbyist photographers for over three years.  Many of my personal photographic works are available for purchase or for licensing - more information can be found at the official D. Travis North Photography website.

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