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Dream Roster Picks for Non-MK Characters

Earlier today I put together a neat little list about Mortal Kombat characters I’d like to see return to Mortal Kombat 11 following the epic set of reveals we had yesterday. Brain storming roster picks got me thinking about who I would to see added – well, at all – and bear with me because […]

The best books of 2018 – Opinion

It’s become a December-January tradition for newspapers to publish lists of the best or most popular books of the past year. Very few of these lists have included the types of books I am reading on Israeli and Jewish matters (including Torah commentary). So here is my admittedly narrow list of best books of the […]

“Cane River,” Reviewed: Horace B. Jenkins’s Lost Film About Romance Amid the Burdens of Black American History

The cruellest strains of contemporary American life are inseparable from the cruellest aspects of American history. Many of the best works of modern American cinema dramatize that history in the hope of resisting and overcoming its insidious power. One such film, “Cane River,” the only feature by Horace B. Jenkins, from 1982, was nearly lost—Jenkins […]

Future Lens: Ralph Gibson Gets Colorful

It’s his 80th birthday the day before the opening of his new exhibition at Leica Gallery in West Hollywood, but photographer Ralph Gibson is all about the future. With the straight-to-the-point title Digital Color, Gibson in his new exhibition declares that, rather than vainly try to get digital to behave like analog film, we should […]

Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson, who used basketball to break racial barriers, dies

CLOSE ‘Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson, who won state at Anderson High School, broke records at Anderson College and eventually played for the Harlem Globetrotters, is being honored with a nine foot sculpture at Anderson High School. Mykal McEldowney/IndyStar The first time Jumpin’ Johnny Wilson felt the unfairness, it was blatant. A coach made things crystal clear to […]

Ronda Rousey: Why WWE decided to book dream match against Sasha Banks at Royal Rumble | WWE | Sport

According to Cageside Seats, the publisher and editor of the Wrestling Observer Newsletter Dave Meltzer claims Vince McMahon’s promotion were initially set to put Rousey in another bout against Charlotte Flair. However, the encounter didn’t take place because the wrestling giants are considering a WrestleMania 35 megamatch between Rousey, Charlotte and Becky Lynch. ‘Rowdy’, The […]