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October 20, 2019

‘Joker’: Harmless Antagonist or Driving Force Behind Stigma of Mental Illness?

The Oscar-buzzing movie, “Joker,” premiered Oct. 4 and while the psychological thriller brought in $300 million along with rave reviews, police stepped up security after the FBI and Department of Homeland Security called alert to a number of threats of mass shootings at showings of the film.

David Icke, an English conspiracy theorist, is the chief proponent of the idea that reptilians in human skin control humanity. Credit: Flickr, via Creative Commons.

October 15, 2019

How Far Are ‘Lizard People’ from the White House?

Former sports broadcaster David Icke claims that shapeshifting reptilians control the world, masquerading as our trusted political leaders. He’s built a business around it, writing books and selling out public talks around the world for years. How far are his far-out theories from those that grip the current White House, and are they related?

October 15, 2019

Ghosts Aren’t the Only Thing Haunting One Manhattan Landmark

For 183 years the Merchant's House Museum has been a haven for ghost hunters and history buffs. Its preservation now lies in the hands of the courts to decide whether and how it will endure 183 more.

Leslie McGuirk (Photo provided by: Leslie McGuirk)

October 15, 2019

How Do We Hold On To Our Childlike Sense of Creativity?

“Human beings need to feel a sense of wonder,” says astrologer, author, speaker, and artist, Leslie McGuirk. 

October 14, 2019

Media Criticism: Is Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton a Journalist?

Celebrity Blogger Perez Hilton (Photo Credit: Flickr.com) NEW YORK – Other than to family and friends, the name Mario Armando Lavandeira […]