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Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russian band Leningrad have released a music video for their new song, "Tattoo Artist" which plays out backwards but makes perfect sense when reversed.

The video was made to be played both ways and no amount of absurdity is sacrificed either way. In the chronological version, the context becomes clearer and the actions that started off the original events find meaning. read more


Saturday, February 11, 2017

"He Will Not Divide Us," Shia LaBeouf's Museum of the Moving Image art installation, was shut down after becoming a "flashpoint for violence," a museum spokesperson confirmed to the Daily News. "The installation created a serious and ongoing public safety hazard for the museum, its visitors, staff, local residents, and businesses," a statement from the museum read. "Over the course of the installation, there have been dozens of threats of violence and numerous arrests, such that police felt compelled to be stationed outside the installation 24 hours a day, seven days a week," the statement continued.


Thursday, January 26, 2017

A judge has overturned a verdict which awarded almost million dollars to a couple after a sperm bank breached a contract and gave the man's sperm to his (now) ex-girlfriend. Lawyers for the ex-girlfriend, Tobie Devall, argued before the appeals court that if the court allows Hardin and LeBlanc to get the money, it may send the wrong message to the child involved. The judge said the couple should not receive mental anguish damages because "it was a wrongful pregnancy case". read more


The actor Shia LaBeouf was arrested Wednesday for misdemeanor assault after allegedly assaulting an neo-Nazi during his livestream protest He Will Not Divide Us. LaBeouf has been protesting Donald Trump's inauguration outside the New York Museum of the Moving Image, where he's inviting passersby to say "he will not divide us" into a live camera he plans to continue for the next four years. A white supremacist gave a rallying call to other racists into the webcam earlier this week, and LaBeouf chased off the man during a tense confrontation. Video showed a man embracing LaBeouf for a selfie before saying, "Hitler did nothing wrong." The actor shoved him and stepped away from him. read more


Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Four more journalists have been charged with felonies after being arrested while covering the unrest around Donald Trump's inauguration, meaning that at least six media workers are facing up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted.

All six were arraigned in superior court on Saturday and released to await further hearings in February and March, according to court filings.

Jack Keller, a producer for the web documentary series Story of America, said he was charged and detained for about 36 hours after being kettled by police at 12th and L streets on Friday morning and arrested despite telling officers that he was covering the demonstrations as a journalist.

The National Lawyers' Guild accused Washington DC's metropolitan police department of having "indiscriminately targeted people for arrest en masse based on location alone" and said they unlawfully used teargas and other weapons.

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