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“North Korea is not a State — it’s a cult.” — Former North Korean spy Kim Hyun-hee, quoted by the Daily Mail, on how she was taught “that our leader, Kim Il-sung, was a God.”   Quote of the Day.

Celeb birthdays for June 25, 2012

Actress June Lockhart is 87. Singer Eddie Floyd is 75. Actress Barbara Montgomery (“Amen”) is 73. Singer Carly Simon is 67. Keyboardist Allen Lanier of Blue Oyster Cult is 66. Keyboardist-saxophonist Ian McDonald of Foreigner and King Crimson is 66. Actor-comedian Jimmie Walker is 65. TV personality Phyllis George is …

Celeb birthdays for May 14, 2012

Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 69. Movie producer George Lucas is 68. Director Robert Zemeckis is 61. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 60. Actor Tim Roth is 51. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 50. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 50. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli …

Celeb birthdays for May 12, 2012

Composer Burt Bacharach is 84. Country singer Billy Swan is 70. Actress Linda Dano (“Another World”) is 69. Keyboardist Ian McLagen of Small Faces and The Faces is 67. Singer Steve Winwood is 64. Actress Lindsay Crouse is 64. Actor Bruce Boxleitner is 62. Singer Billy Squier is 62. Actor …

“Total Recall” Poster Asks Pertinent Questions

Hollywood, we need to talk about your remake addiction. If you want to take cult classics and update them, please stop changing huge chunks of plot. Does anyone else feel like this poster is mocking them? “Yes,” it seems to say, “this movie is real and there is nothing you …

John Kennedy Schlossberg Defends JFK’s Legacy in the ‘New York Times’ – Andrew Cohen – Politics – The Atlantic

The fallen president’s grandson writes an earnest letter to the editor, and possibly launches his own political career    The earnest words of John F. Kennedy’s grandson and namesake, John Kennedy Schlossberg, Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg’s 18-year-old son, were published in Friday’s New York Times.  As a “Letter To the Editor” …

Celeb birthdays for June 25, 2011

Actress June Lockhart is 86. Singer Eddie Floyd is 74. Actress Barbara Montgomery (“Amen”) is 72. Singer Carly Simon is 66. Keyboardist Allen Lanier of Blue Oyster Cult is 65. Keyboardist-saxophonist Ian McDonald of Foreigner and King Crimson is 65. Actor-comedian Jimmie Walker is 64. Singer Tim Finn of Split …

Celeb birthdays for May 14, 2011

Singer-bassist Jack Bruce of Cream is 68. Movie producer George Lucas is 67. Director Robert Zemeckis is 60. Musician David Byrne (Talking Heads) is 59. Actor Tim Roth is 50. Guitarist C.C. DeVille of Poison is 49. Singer Ian Astbury of The Cult is 49. Musician Fabrice Morvan of Milli …