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Fact-Checking the Pundits: Ready to Watch Them Squirm?

Posted on 11/1/2013 by |News, Culture, Sights and Sounds | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsPolitiFact, the website that measures statements by politicians and talking heads against the public record, must be doing something right. Right-wing commentator/politician Sarah Palin once demanded to “fact check the fact checkers.” From the other end of the political spectrum, TV commentator Rachel Maddow says PolitiFact is “terrible.” Starting Nov. 4, the folks behind PolitiFact will double the fun by launching PunditFact, taking exclusive aim on “pundits, columnists, bloggers and the hosts and guests of talk shows.” >> Sign up for …

Two Books, One Title — Round Two

Posted on 05/6/2013 by |General News | Comments

EntertainmentTwo books with the same title? Yup, it’s happened again. The last time around, it was Life after Life by both Kate Atkinson and Jill McCorkle. This time the shared title is Killing Jesus, which you’ll find on book covers by both Stephen Mansfield tomorrow and Bill O’Reilly in the fall. In the first one to hit bookshelves, Mansfield, a prolific religious historian, details the machinations and political intrigue surrounding the death of Jesus. His version of Killing Jesus is …

‘Killing Lincoln’: Have You Had Enough Abe?

Posted on 02/14/2013 by |Television and Entertainment | Comments

EntertainmentWith Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln still playing in theaters and among the favorites to win multiple Oscars, interest in the 16th American President is high. National Geographic Channel is capitalizing on that Lincoln-palooza with its first scripted drama, Killing Lincoln, which is set for a President’s Weekend premiere on Sunday at 8 p.m. Narrated by Tom Hanks and based on the book of the same name by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, the movie traces the actions of  assassin John Wilkes Booth …