It is tempting to dismiss “Kong: Skull Island” as nothing more than hairy action-adventure mind candy for the movie-going masses. All criteria are in play. Mysterious cloud-enshrouded island? Check. Giant CGI-inspired gorilla? Double check. Inevitable helicopter/monkey confrontation? Roger that. Guns,… Continue Reading
Actor, historian, and multimedia journalist Jim Hogue continues to provide cutting-edge news and information for independently-minded Vermonters in all manner of ways. Here’s his two latest WGDR news shows, featuring in-depth interviews with Alexandra Bruce and Bill Bergman, as well as… Continue Reading
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Director and writer Jordan Peale’s “Get Out” is a curious film. Both critics and audiences love it (the film earned a rare 100% rating on the popular Rotten Tomatoes viewer review site), and early Oscar buzz for this year is… Continue Reading
“There’s no living with a killing. There’s no going back from one. Right or wrong, it’s a brand. A brand sticks. There’s no going back.” – Shane “Logan,” the ninth and last installment for “X Men” actor Hugh Jackman’s iconic “Wolverine”… Continue Reading
“May we live in interesting times,” my Chinese friends sometimes say, a cautionary expression capturing the deep and unpredictable furrows that history has carved on the “Central Kingdom” over 5,000 years. The United States, by contrast, is a young nation,… Continue Reading
Q. In your new exhibit, David, you refer to Cuba as a country that also could be referred to as “Cognitive Dissonance’stan.” Unpack this for us – what do you mean, exactly? A. I love to unpack. It’s so much… Continue Reading
Donate and share our PLAN ‘V’ film fundraiser here. Sign and share our 2VR petition here. Help us imagine and build a 2nd Vermont Republic. PLAN ‘V’ 1. FINANCE: Establishing a Vermont Public Bank or equivalent public financial mechanisms to promote… Continue Reading