[Film] Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Comedian, Dies at 63 in Suspected Suicide

Recovery from alcohol-and-drug addiction, and the onset of Parkinson’s Disease, was too much for the beloved comic. The New York Times remembers Robin Williams in their Culture and ArtBeats section, as well as in the main section here. Though he made plenty of jokes about religion, he was a practicing Episcopalian. May his family’s grief […]

[Podcast] What’s new in New Zealand ? (Canal Kiwi session)

What’s new in New Zealand ? (Canal Kiwi session) by The Music Sessions on Mixcloud Independent music from New Zealand was considered utterly stunning at one point, especially with labels like Flying Nun and Xpressway. I lost contact with what was going on with their scene. Today, I stumbled across this podcast. It’s good to […]

[Archaeology] Denmark: Pelvic Bones of Alken Enge Warriors Were ‘Threaded onto Sticks in Macabre Religious Act’

This may come as a shock to some of you in Scandinavia, but your ancestors were a bit rough with each other. From the article: Project manager Mads Kähler Holst said: “We have found a wooden stick bearing the pelvic bones of four different men. In addition, we have unearthed bundles of bones, bones bearing […]