A court in Vietnam has sentenced a blogger to seven years in jail for reports he wrote about a toxic spill in the country. On Monday Nguyen Van Hoa was found guilty of spreading "anti-state propaganda" about a chemical spill that occured in Vietnam in 2016. SEE ALSO: Trump slurps shark fin soup as U.S. […]
England, with its quirky traditions and old-fashioned customs, is a land of endless fascination for outsiders, nominally for people from the former colony of the U.S. SEE ALSO: The most adorable revelations from Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's first interview So it's understandable why a town crier — with his elaborate, red and gold robed […]
Ever since Apple did away with the iPhone's headphone jack, the issue's been one of consternation every time another brand debuts a jackless phone. A lot of the time, people accuse makers of dropping the jack in order to sell additional pricey Bluetooth headphones. That was the same for Razer, which recently released its first […]
Lorde predicted her own album's destiny when she wrote the lyrics: "we're the greatest, they'll hang us in the Louvre." A fan, who patently listened intently to the lyrics of "The Louvre," hung Lorde's album Melodrama in the Louvre. Why? Because Lorde is the greatest. SEE ALSO: Lorde's mum embarrasses her by sharing old home […]
Walking into a public toilet, locking the door and then hearing a voice speaking to you would normally be the stuff of nightmares. When the voice belongs to Will Ferrell, though, it's sort of okay. SEE ALSO: Will Ferrell calmly explains why he sang 'I Will Always Love You' at his graduation On Monday, journalist […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.