'Paint a Dead Baby Day'

by Marisa Martin -- America's last, great, hunkering bogeyman of forbidden image and speech is abortion. Lurking under the beds of the nation, it terrorizes those who pull its covers back to more…

Hollywood talks torture ... intelligently

by Drew Zahn -- At the height of Oscar fever, the new film based on true events and eyewitness accounts surrounding the hunt for Osama bin Laden, "Zero Dark Thirty," is getting more…

The day the president died

by Jim Fletcher -- All of us old enough to remember have "the story" of where we were when John F. Kennedy was murdered in Dallas. Mine isn't important, either. The point more…

Offensive offal: Only $8.50

by Drew Zahn -- Hollywood needs to be punished for this. Right where it hurts most: In the pocketbook. Nearly every week, I head to the nearest Cineplex to take in one more…

Can you pass the Tom Cruise worldview test?

by Drew Zahn -- The biggest divide in America isn't rich/poor, black/white, Republican/Democrat, red state/blue state, urban/rural or even any of the various religious differences. The one construct that divides Americans the more…

A Soviet mole in FDR's White House?

by Jim Fletcher -- One of the enduring mysteries of December 7, 1941, is … who knew the attack was coming down? For years, speculation has been rampant that President Franklin Roosevelt more…

An Israeli soldier shall lead them

by Drew Zahn -- Hollywood knew this weekend would be a movie graveyard, what with "The Hobbit" coming next week and sucking all the air out of the box office, destining any more…