.4) Even though the American government—supposedly the most powerful in the world—can hardly function on its own, there is a global, clandestine government that controls the intricate workings of every major world event and still manages to keep itself under wraps.

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I listened to it on the way into work this morning. My main thought was how many less homeless people and less suicides we might have if we as a nation gave such comprehensive mental health care to everyone who needed it throughout their lives. » 10/20/14 10:23am Today 10:23am

Adorable but I must say that Nina Totenberg somehow (her inflection? magic?) manages to make her coverage of the Supreme Court both interesting and informative. So if you're really interested in Holt vs Hobbs or other cases, I'd recommend one check her out. » 10/20/14 10:00am Today 10:00am

And I'm in the penalty box yet again. I wonder how many of these photo ops the president is going to send me on to punish me for the remarks I made about Turkey. At least I don't have to answer any questions about my son getting kicked out of the Navy. » 10/17/14 8:42pm Friday 8:42pm

I thought a television (especially network television) version of Hannibal was a terrible idea but I gave it a shot because of my love of Bryan Fuller's previous (cancelled too soon) shows. I didn't care for the first few episodes and often found my mind wandering. By the third episode (Potage), I started seeing the… » 10/17/14 5:18pm Friday 5:18pm

Netflix actually emailed me about this show - probably because I watch all the British detective shows - back in August. And I added it to my queue but haven't watched it yet.
My queue is so frickin' long and I'm still in movie mode post TIFF. Soon it will be winter, though, and I will never leave my house and catch… » 10/17/14 7:12pm Friday 7:12pm

As an American just across the water from you, I apologize. Not for me, personally am much more familiar with Ontario (particularly the area from NF to Toronto) than much of America. Also, I might still be able to name your ten provinces and two territories. » 10/17/14 1:48pm Friday 1:48pm

While rockstar is unusual, traveling with bands is not. Moving to NYC with a band while working crappy jobs to pay the rent while performing in clubs and touring in an old piece of crap van in your early twenties is quite common. » 10/17/14 12:29pm Friday 12:29pm