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The 10 “Grey Swans” Events For 2018

One of the traditional push backs against attempts to predict “black swan” events is that they are by default unpredictable, rendering the entire exercise moot. However, for the second year in a row, Nomura’s Bilal Hafeez has found a loophole, or rather loop-animal: the grey swan. As Hafeez writes, while he would like to be […]

Artist’s Impression Of Mainstream Media In 2017

Chasing tall tales…   Source: Ben Garrison

Abu Dhabi Businessman Pays $2.9 Million For 19-Year-Old Model’s Virginity

Another young millennial has reportedly sold her virginity for millions on the famed site Cinderella Escorts. Back in April, a Hong Kong businessman paid $2.5 million for an 18-year-old Romanian model’s virginity. Just yesterday, we outlined that millions of millennials in the United States could be trading sex for their next debt servicing payment on […]

Who Killed President Kennedy And Why?

Via Oriental Review, In late October President Trump ordered that “the veil be lifted” from the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963. More than 3,000 new, previously classified FBI, CIA, and Congressional documents were released to the public. A quick overview of the material shows that the bulk of it […]

Pension Panic In Paradise: Maui Residents Outraged Over 52% Spike In Pension Contributions

Earlier this year, Maui County residents in the island state of Hawaii were somewhat less than ecstatic to learn that their property taxes were going to increase by approximately $29.7 million for fiscal 2018.  According to County Council member statements at the time, the additional funding was needed to help provide better public services for […]

Yale Students Love The Idea Of Outlawing Halloween

Authored by Cabot Philips via CampusReform.org, This year at Campus Reform, we’ve reported extensively how college students around the country have increasingly taken offense to Halloween celebrations, often accusing various costumes of being offensive and declaring students who wear them guilty of “cultural appropriation.” At campuses around America, students have been discouraged from wearing sombreros, […]

Hollywood Showrunner Accuses Harvey Weinstein’s Brother Of Harassment

In a shocking development that discredits claims by top Weinstein Company executives that the company was unaware of disgraced co-founder Harvey Weinstein’s lecherous behavior, a former Hollywood show runner has come forward to accuse Bob Weinstein, who co-founded the eponymous film studio with his brother in 2005, of harassment during production of a Spike TV […]

Harvey Weinstein Expelled From Motion Picture Academy

Update: According to the LA Times, Harvey Weinstein's reign in Hollywood is officially over: the embattled film mogul — a once-dominant force in the Academy Awards who rewrote the rules of Oscar campaigning — has been expelled from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Hollywood’s de facto governing body, in response to mounting […]

The ‘Blade Runner 2049’ Future (Not!)

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, I took myself to the new movie Blade Runner 2049 to see what kind of future the Hollywood dream-shop is serving up these days. It was an excellent illustration of the over-investments in technology with diminishing returns that are dragging us into collapse and of the attendant techno-narcissism […]

Matt Damon And Russell Crowe Fingered For Pressuring Journalist To Kill Weinstein Sex Story

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Actor Matt Damon took heat over Twitter Monday evening following viral claims that he and Russell Crowe pressured a New York Times journalist into dropping a negative story on Harvey Weinstein in 2004. On Sunday, journalist and founder of The Wrap, Sharon Waxman, penned an op-ed detailing how Damon and Crowe called her “directly” to pressure her into dropping a […]