John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

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John Reed on Orwell, God, self-destruction and the future of writing

Thursday, October 18, 2007 It can be difficult to be John Reed. Christopher Hitchens called him a “Bin Ladenist” and Cathy Young editorialized in The Boston Globe that he “blames the victims of terrorism” when he puts out a novel like Snowball’s Chance, a biting send-up of George Orwell‘s Animal Farm which he was inspired […]

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Wikinews interviews Flame about special effects at New Zealand’s Rock2Wgtn festival

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Wikinews interviews Flame about special effects at New Zealand’s Rock2Wgtn festival

July 5th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, August 7, 2008 Across Easter weekend Wellington, New Zealand was host to Rock2Wgtn, an international two-day hard rock festival. Large crowds showed up at Westpac Stadium to see the various acts. The world has never seen an event of this kind before, and New Zealand has never had any kind of major rock festival […]

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

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Kennedy Center names 2007 honors recipients

July 5th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, September 14, 2007 The Kennedy Center announced that its 30th presentation of the Kennedy Center Honors would go to pianist Leon Fleisher, comedian Steve Martin, singer Diana Ross, director Martin Scorsese and musician Brian Wilson. The Center was opened to the public in 1971 and was envisioned as part of the National Cultural Center […]

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Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

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Category:Iain Macdonald (Wikinewsie)/Aviation

July 3rd, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Aviation articles by Wikinewsie Iain Macdonald. Germany bans Mahan Air of Iran, citing ‘security’ Lion Air disaster: Crashed jet’s voice recorder recovered from Java Sea Iranian cargo plane crashes into Karaj houses Police warn new drone owners to obey law after disruption at UK’s Gatwick Airport Rescue helicopter crash kills six in Abruzzo, Italy UK […]

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Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

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Anthrocon 2007 draws thousands to Pittsburgh for furry weekend

June 28th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, July 17, 2007 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Local caterers get ready for big business, as almost three thousand fans converge on the David L. Lawrence Convention Center over the Independence Day weekend for the world’s largest ever furry convention, Anthrocon 2007. Many hope to renew acquaintances, or meet new friends. Others look to buy from […]

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“Genius” award recipient and other luminaries campaigning for worldwide renunciation of war

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“Genius” award recipient and other luminaries campaigning for worldwide renunciation of war

June 20th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Friday, January 13, 2006 In a recent ZNet Commentary, Howard Zinn wrote that a group of people, including Gino Strada, Paul Farmer, Kurt Vonnegut, Nadine Gordimer, and Eduardo Galeano, are promoting the creation of worldwide gatherings to renounce war. Their intention, according to Zinn, is to make worldwide renunciation of war so popular that halting […]

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John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

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John Vanderslice plays New York City: Wikinews interview

June 19th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Thursday, September 27, 2007 John Vanderslice has recently learned to enjoy America again. The singer-songwriter, who National Public Radio called “one of the most imaginative, prolific and consistently rewarding artists making music today,” found it through an unlikely source: his French girlfriend. “For the first time in my life I wouldn’t say I was defending […]

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Iconic London mural could be restored

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Iconic London mural could be restored

June 18th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Monday, September 20, 2010 One of London’s most well known murals could be restored after years of neglect if plans by a group of community activists gain public support. The Fitzrovia Mural at Whitfield Gardens on London’s Tottenham Court Road was created by two mural artists and commissioned by Camden Council in 1980, but the […]

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As increase in digital music sales slows, record labels look to new ways to make money

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As increase in digital music sales slows, record labels look to new ways to make money

June 12th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Tuesday, August 31, 2010 Every September, the Apple iPod is redesigned. Last year saw the release of the iPod Nano 5th generation, bringing a video camera and a large range of colours to the Nano for the first time. But as Apple again prepares to unveil a redesigned product, the company has released their quarterly […]

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All About Stinkbug Control In Jackson Nj

June 12th, 2019 by zJHAfA9a

Get More Information Here: Listening Device Detection byadmin Some residents need to learn about Stinkbug Control in Jackson NJ and might not even realize it. They might not yet have identified the insects that are bothering them. If a person doesn’t know the type of bug they are dealing with, they can try to do […]

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