Why is this photo not the cornerstone of The Blacklist's marketing campaign? Why is it not FRONT AND CENTER IN THE HEARTS AND MINDS OF AMERICA? I mean, I have been hearing about this show for OVER A YEAR. But THIS is the one thing that actually now makes me want to watch it.
On the left is a paragraph from the New York Times about Mike Brown’s “troubled” teenage years; on the right is a paragraph from Rolling Stone about Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, one of the Boston Marathon bombers.
What could possibly account for the difference in presentation of these two teenagers?
And let’s remember that one was unarmed when he was shot to death by a police officer who stopped him for walking in the street after allegedly stealing some cigars and pushing a store clerk, while the other was taken alive after allegedly setting off a bomb at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing a police officer, engaging in a shootout with a host of other police officers, and then hiding from a full-scale manhunt.
There’s some line editor up in the Times building right now, pondering whether they did enough editing on this piece.
TOO BAD if you’re a writer wanting to mark your place in comic book history, because “Disco-Dancing Clark Kent” has already been done.
SUPERMAN FAMILY #196. July-August 1979. “Super-Disco Fever!” Written by Cary Burkett, Penciled by Kurt Schaffenberger, Inked by Dan Adkins.
Clark Kent is taken to a discotheque by his fan club and discovers that a madman has hidden several bombs beneath the dance floor.
He slyly uses his super-powers to disarm each one, using only the raw propulsive musk-scented power of … his moves.
(“Shake your bootie?”)
When she knew that I was up for role of Uhura, my mom was just like ‘Zoe, you have to take it. This is amazing. And now you get to be in love with Spock?! He’s the sexiest character on the show!’
Zoe Saldana’s mom and my mom have an awful lot in common.
Breeze, a 10-day old Dartmoor Hill pony, was found in a state of shock and suffering from severe malnutrition and dehydration by a farmer in England’s Devon County. According to The Mare and Foal Sanctuary website, the foal’s mother was nowhere to be found. The organization rescued him and brought him back to the sanctuary where he received extensive care and nutrition but without his mother, Breeze was lonely. After an appeal to find the pony a new companion, Breeze was given a giant 4-foot stuffed teddy bear with which to snuggle — appropriately called Buttons. Article | Video | Photos: SWNS.
You also might need this post.