Answering one kind of madness with another, Spike Lee’s Chi Raq approaches the plague of gun violence in Chicago with a staggering disregard for propriety. Just the title alone a reference to a fatality rate that’s exceeded that of American soldiers fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan over the same period was enough to raise the ire of the city’s image conscious elite, but that’s merely a throat clearing for the operatic fantasia to come. With Aristophanes’ Lysistrata serving as an audacious starting point, Lee’s musical/satire/feature length editorial lurches from genre to genre and tone to tone with as much freewheeling spontaneity as possible for a film where the dialogue is almost entirely in verse.
Oxford Internet Institute has been doing great work in this field for several years. It would be nice to think that the mainstream media might have learned a thing or two from this work. Philip Howard’s group at the Oxford Internet Institute has been doing great work in this field for several years.
Is important to establish periods of Canadian residence because, not only does residence determine eligibility to the OAS pension, it can also affect the amount of pension the applicant will receive, said Eric Morrissette, a spokesman with Employment and Social Development Canada. Application for an OAS pension cannot be approved until all eligibility requirements have been met. Dissatisfied with decisions from Service Canada can request a reconsideration of their case but it must be made in writing within 90 days of being notified of the decision..
Stromatolites were simple cyanobacteria capable of photosynthesis. Their structures grew solid, layered and varied, some of which looked like giant mushrooms reaching eight feet tall. Through photosynthesis, they changed Earth’s atmosphere from carbon dioxde rich to oxygen rich.
What to Know about Collecting CompactsEach week I receive at least one email asking me which compacts are best to collect. I always recommend collecting those you love. What good is a collection you’re not really fond of? You would soon grow tired of the dusting and cleaning, they would be packed away somewhere and your investment of time and money would not be well spent.
A ‘real’ letter. A holiday to Queensland, a photograph of a bearded dragon and a willingness to participate saw me not only receive a fantastic hand written letter, but also put pen to paper myself and reply. It gave me a real buzz. “You know, I love LeBron and everything about him but I still think that the way they play the game today he didn’t want any part of those bad boy Pistons,” Barkley said. “Let me tell you something, those guys were out there trying to hurt people. I used to always tell people when you were playing the Pistons you had to call home and tell your family you love them just in case you never saw them again.”.