All Further Articles for 2010-10-12

Tuesday, October 12, 2010
Ain't No Grave Can Hold My Body Down
An online collective art project and "living portrait of the Man In Black," The Johnny Cash Project has released a broadcast version of a video that combines Cash singing the title song of his final album with 250,000, frame-by-frame drawings by fans. Director Chris Milk says the project seeks to create an ever-evolving video that, like Cash, celebrates the themes of mortality and resurrection.
Read more
Decision-Makers, Listen Up
In news many of us kinda already figured out, a Chicago researcher tells Congress today that most of the world's suicide attacks over the past 30 years stem not from religious fundamentalism, but from military occupation , usually ours. Robert Pape's six-year study also found a big spike in Afghanistan bombings - 12 to 450, with deaths up by a third since Obama's surge.
Read more
We March. We Drill. We Fall. We Kill Six Million Jews.
Rich Iott, House GOP candidate from Ohio, has defended his weekend hobby of dressing up and playing Nazi - not just any Nazi, but a particularly murderous division of the SS - as a "purely historical" exercise. Calling criticisms of him "mudslinging," he cited his fascination for "a relatively small country that from a strictly military point of view accomplished incredible things." The group's truly creepy recruitment video in More . From "Thousands of valiant men died defending their respective countries in the name of a better tomorrow. We salute these idealists; no matter how unsavory the Nazi government was, the front-line soldiers of the Waffen-SS gave their lives for their loved ones and a basic desire to be free."
Read more