In the opening scene of Crimson Tide, we are told “the three most powerful men in the world” are the president of the United States, the president of the Russian republic, “and… the captain of a U.S. nuclear missile submarine.” But who’s the fourth most powerful person in the world? The yearbook editor.
Last Friday Germany’s longest-serving chancellor, Helmut Kohl, died at the age of 87. He came to power in 1982—during the height of the Cold War—and presided over the reunification of East and West Germany.
As Rahm Emanuel famously put it, “You never want a serious crisis to go to waste.” So the ad execs at 72andSunny had an idea for client Smirnoff Vodka: “Made in America. But we’d be happy to talk about our ties to Russia under oath.”
On Sunday, standing outside the Helium comedy club in Philadelphia, 28-year-old Colleen Campbell went on a drunken tirade directed first at the club and then at the police.
In this post-Memorial Day micro episode of the Substandard, we look at our favorite war movies (and no, Casualties of War is not one of them).
Of all the disturbing things I saw during last night’s episode of The Americans, perhaps most disturbing was the ad for Jägermeister.
Actor-humanitarian Sir Roger Moore died today at the ripe-old age of 89. On television he was Simon Templar in The Saint, but he is best known for playing British Secret Service Agent 007 in seven James Bond films, from 1973 to 1985.
More than a dozen women and men accused of witchcraft in this sleepy New England village are criticizing President Donald Trump for saying the current investigation of possible ties between his campaign and the Russian government is “the greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!”
Last week President Donald Trump set off another firestorm of tweets.
As reported in the Guardian , actor-producer-seventh-dan-in-aikido and Russian citizen Steven Seagal has been banned for five years from entering Ukraine.