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  • Late Late Night FDL: Pink Daddy

    23 November 2014, 1:00 am by: Suzanne

    The Pink Panther -- Pink Daddy, from The Pink Panther Show. This Mirisch Films DePatie-Freleng Enterprises cartoon first aired on November 18, 1978.
  • Late Night: The Muse of the Snowdragon

    22 November 2014, 11:00 pm by: Elliott

    There’s an inspiring system of ice caves in the Sandy Glacier on the west face of Mount Hood in Oregon (waving to Suz here). In the past few years these caves have been spelunked, photographed and filmed. Here is the haunting result.
  • Movie Review: “Braddock America”

    22 November 2014, 10:00 pm by: Peter Van Buren

    “Braddock, America” is a feature length documentary now in limited release set in Braddock, Pennsylvania, a former steel town now left to literally rust away to hell. Like so, so many other towns in Pennsylvania, Ohio, West Virginia and throughout the…
  • New Report Highlights “Revolving Door” Between Government and LNG Firms

    22 November 2014, 9:15 pm by: BrandonJ

    In their “hiring spree,” LNG companies were able to recruit former Obama administration officials such as Heather Zichal, who was the deputy assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change. Zichal is now with Cheniere Energy, which the report…
  • Saturday Art and Archaeology: Mayan Dynasty of Copán

    22 November 2014, 8:30 pm by: Ruth Calvo

    While the stories of the rulers are laid out in the hieroglyphic stairway at Copán, a few stand out in its history. The city had been important but little is known about the ruling house before it returned from obscurity, not well interpreted from early…
  • FBI Sting Operation in St. Louis: Preemptive Policing Ahead of Announcement of Grand Jury Decision

    22 November 2014, 7:00 pm by: Kevin Gosztola

    Days before a grand jury announcement is expected on whether Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted for killing an unarmed black teenager, Mike Brown, the FBI has reportedly targeted and caught two men with alleged connections to the New Black…
  • FDL Book Salon Welcomes James Risen, Pay Any Price: Greed, Power, and Endless War

    22 November 2014, 4:59 pm by: Tim Shorrock

    From his opening story about the vast shipments of cash to Iraq in the early days of the U.S. invasion to his final chapter on the U.S. government’s attacks on Diane Rourk and the four NSA whistleblowers, James Risen paints a brilliant but tragic portrait of…
  • The Nuclear Option Catch-22 for Republicans

    22 November 2014, 3:30 pm by: Jon Walker

    The problem is there is no way for Republicans to undo the Democrats' rule change without validating what Democrats did.
  • Saturday Art: Influential Authors: Carole Nelson Douglas

    22 November 2014, 2:17 pm by: dakine01

    There are now 26 novels in the Midnight Louie series. I have not come close to reading them all. In fact, I have only read the first eight or so starting with Catnap through Cat in a Golden Garland. I have also read a number of mystery anthologies that have…
  • Waiting for the Ferguson Grand Jury: After the Election

    22 November 2014, 12:15 pm by: Peterr

    While we’re waiting for the St. Louis County grand jury to weigh in on the matter of Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, there’s been lots of preparations being made by activists, the police (at all levels), businesses, and…

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