Decades Later, Rape Case Still Haunts Filmmaker Roman Polanski

In 1977, Roman Polanski was accused of raping a 13-year-old girl. Nearly 40 years later, he's still avoiding extradition to the U.S. for it.


The Bioengineered Animal Weapons of Jurassic World Already Exist*

This summer's sci-fi blockbuster imagines a world where scientists genetically engineer animals for war. It's already here.


North Korean Defectors Are Really Excited About ‘The Interview’

The fictionalized assassination of Kim Jong Un has some North Korean defectors dreaming of regime change.

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Brad Pitt just depressed the living hell out of me about World War Z

So the big push for World War Z is clearly afoot.  The second trailer for the film was released a week ago:    So this ...

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Why World War Z scares me — and not in the good way

We might live in an era of globalization, but its is nevertheless true that travel abroad leads to some odd news gaps when one returns.  ...

Daniel W. Drezner

Argo — the Foreign Policy review

Last night your humble blogger went to see Argo, which Ben Affleck directs and stars in. Here's a trailer:  Now, those readers who care about ...

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