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Drugs, anxiety and sobriety define Jeff Tweedy as much as his music - PBS NewsHour

Christopher Booker: Tweedy's memoir — "Let's go (so we can get back)" — is an exploration of creativity, motivation and heritage – the story of a child of an alcoholic father, the starts and stops of musical stardom and the struggle against anxiety ...

How FiveThirtyEight calculates the data of a divided nation - PBS NewsHour

Becoming a key point of reference during elections, he started a podcast in 2016, and says his methods continue to be more reliable than popular narratives. So what do they say for the 2018 midterms? NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports.

Moab Music Festival draws fans to Utah's ethereal desert - PBS NewsHour

Christopher Booker: The hike to the Middle Earth Waterfall just outside of Moab, Utah is part-limbo, part balancing act – a half an hour spent ducking under branches and sliding alongside carved rock faces. But the challenge is worth it … the ...

This leather substitute is grown in a New Jersey lab - PBS NewsHour

CHRISTOPHER BOOKER: The protein the company is growing is collagen, the same protein found in human and animal skin. It's a key step in the biofabrication process. The more collagen grown, the more fabric Modern Meadow can produce. Technicians ...

John Waters on the art of shocking audiences - PBS NewsHour

Christopher Booker: There was a time when it wasn't safe to like John Waters. Once dubbed the Pope of Trash the writer and director spent years pushing the boundaries of cinematic decency. Film clip from Multiple Maniacs, 1970 "You're sick, repulsive!

How the IB's approach to global education changed over five decades - PBS NewsHour

The International Baccalaureate, a rigorous academic program used in nearly 5,000 schools around the world, is now in its 50th year. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker sat down with Dr. Siva Kumari, International Baccalaureate director general, ...

Andrew Tickell: Escapist political reporting on Brexit is a horror story - The National

SOME human stories are fundamental. Some plots are basic. Down all the generations of drama – along the long years of storytelling from Sophocles to River City – the author Christopher Booker argues there are just seven basic plots which lie behind all ...

Three accused of setting fire to business - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

The owner reviewed security footage from a grocery store where the card had been used and said he thought he recognized one of the suspects as a former employee, Eric Booker, the report said. Both Eric Booker and his father, Christopher Booker, worked ...

Trio arrested in arson, burglary, theft - The Grand Junction Daily Sentinel

Three people have been arrested in connection with an arson fire at a Grand Junction business earlier this month in which a truck and credit card were stolen. Eric Booker, 25, Christopher Booker, 42, and Britney Bowker, 21, were jailed on suspicion of ...

Film Review: Beast (UK, 2017) is a ferocious character study with an outstanding performance from Jessie Buckley - the AU review (blog)

According to a book by renowned author Christopher Booker, there are seven different plots in stories, which are: Overcoming the Monster; Rags to Riches; The Quest; Voyage and Return; Rebirth; Comedy; Tragedy. And since we have so many stories that ...

Why aren't American men winning Grand Slams? - PBS NewsHour

Katrina Adams, the U.S. Tennis Association's first-ever black president, told NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker that bringing more communities into the game should change that. This is part of an ongoing series of reports called “Chasing the Dream ...

AFL's penultimate round delivers all possible plotlines - The Guardian

According to literary scholar Christopher Booker, every narrative, from Anna Karenina to The Bite Club, can be reduced to one of only seven master plots. Arguably Anna Karenina incorporates both “Tragedy” and “Quest”, while the first episode of The ...

Troup County Sheriff's Office Arrest, Release Report for Period Ending Aug. 17 - LaGrange Daily News

John Christopher Booker, 40, 207 Reporter Street, LaGrange, VGCSA-amphetamine possession, probation violation (superior), bond denied, released on times served. Alton Lamar Callaway Jr., 22, 76 Pinson 506-11, Newnan, probation violation (superior), ...

Growing support for Britain to join Efta - The Business Times

The appeals are coming from Lord (David) Owen, a former Labour foreign secretary who supported Brexit, Liberal Democrats, long-standing euro-sceptic Christopher Booker and other Tory-supporting Telegraph commentators. The general view of cross-party ...

Yes it's scorching, but claims that the heatwave is down to climate change are just hot air: June was even hotter ... - Daily Mail

There is at least one thing about this summer of 2018 on which we can all agree: the past months have unquestionably been swelteringly, abnormally hot. And not just here in Britain, but in many other countries right across the northern hemisphere. In ...

Limits on seasonal work visas hit Maryland's crab industry - PBS NewsHour

As the Department of Homeland Security processes a record number of H-2B seasonal worker visas and enforces a limited pool, summertime industries are struggling. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker reports. This is part of an ongoing series of ...

Artist communities thrive along the disappearing Salton Sea - PBS NewsHour

CHRISTOPHER BOOKER: To hear Brian Sadler tell it, the open air desert museum of East Jesus is a living, breathing, experiment in free-expression. Just off the shore of the salton sea, it's a commune that allows painters, sculptors and conceptual ...

Delingpole: Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon Project Nixed. Good! - Breitbart News

This is a tremendous victory for common sense, for the environment, and for the hapless energy users who would have been subsidising this massive white elephant for many decades to come. Christopher Booker explained precisely why the project was such ...

Tony Hawk turns 50 — and he has a trick for every year - PBS NewsHour

To celebrate his 50th birthday, American skateboarding icon Tony Hawk recently performed 50 of the tricks he created that helped catapult the sport into becoming a social and cultural phenomenon. NewsHour Weekend's Christopher Booker talks to Hawk ...

Letters: Brexiteers understood that they were voting to leave the single market - Telegraph.co.uk

SIR – Christopher Booker claims that leaving the single market was never an issue in the referendum, and that it is a “deceitful myth” to say that, in voting to leave the EU, we voted to leave the single market. On the contrary, the relationship ...

Christopher John Penrice Booker is an English journalist and author. In 1961, he was one of the founders of the magazine Private Eye, and has contributed to it since then. He has been a columnist for The Sunday Telegraph since 1990. Despite having no medical or scientific qualifications he has taken a stance which runs counter to the scientific consensus on a number of issues, including global warming, the link between passive smoking and cancer, and the dangers posed by asbestos. In 2009, he published The Real Global Warming Disaster. In 2005, with Richard North, he published The Great Deception, an analysis of beginnings and growth of the European Union which has been regularly updated. In addition there are related books The Castle of Lies' which look at both European and British bureaucracy. The UK Family Courts and the Social Services often feature in his Sunday Telegraph section.

Christopher John Penrice Booker (born 7 October 1937) is an English journalist and author. In 1961, he was one of the founders of the magazine Private Eye, and has contributed to it since then. He has been a columnist for The Sunday Telegraph since 1990. Despite having no medical or scientific qualifications he has taken a stance which runs counter to the scientific consensus on a number of issues, including global warming, the link between passive smoking and cancer, and the dangers posed by asbestos. In 2009, he published The Real Global Warming Disaster. In 2005, with Richard North, he published The Great Deception, an analysis of beginnings and growth of the European Union which has been regularly updated. In addition there are related books The Castle of Lies' (1997) which look at both European and British bureaucracy. The UK Family Courts and the Social Services often feature in his Sunday Telegraph section.