Mega-Designer John Galliano has been suspended by Christian Dior following allegations of a drunken racist rant in a Paris boite. Several YouTube videos document the extraordinary ugliness. Meanwhile, the US govt. just froze $30 billion of pugnacious Libyan despot Muammar al-Gaddafi‘s assets.
but it apparently didn’t stop a 3-star Army general from planning to perpetrate psychological mind bending (psy-ops) on U.S. Senators, including John McCain and Al Franken, in an attempt to keep them compliant in funding the war in Afghanistan. The
The terrific, newly reformatted weekly version of the venerable trade, The Hollywood Reporter, has an interesting piece about historic former star properties that unfortunately cease to exist (in several cases the original, supremely gaudy mansions have been replaced by even larger McMansions):
During the recent revolution in Egypt, a team of thieves damaged ancient artifacts at the Egyptian Museum which is located directly off Tahrir Square. They were looking for cash, gold and a mysterious elixir called Red Mercury believed to be hidden
Peacefully (except when it comes to telegenic American journalists like Lara Logan, first arrested by the government, then brutally sexually assaulted by a mob after the regime’s fall, Anderson Cooper, etc.) in the streets for 18 days the masses in