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…

No, my great-grandfather isn't God!

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_316115" align="alignright" width="201" caption=""Betel" by Yisehak Fikre Selassie"][/caption] Any Ethiopian artist whose family name is Selassie may be almost certain to have notions of grandeur and entitlement, more…

Behind the bloody, beautiful land of Lebanon

by Jim Fletcher -- Since antiquity, Lebanon has been an especially beautiful country. In modern times, although it's been defined by civil war and terrorist takeover, Lebanon has been held up as more…