Adam Butcher's short film is a portrait of Bradley Manning, the U.S. Army private accused of sending thousands of classified documents to Wikileaks. With dialog based on the chatlogs that incriminated him, and pixel-art rotoscoping of live footage, the overall effect is strangely dehumanizing—an echo of what happens when secrets private and political come to define one's predicament.
His latest scandal led to the resignation yesterday of two key government ministers, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today sees more walking out the door: 7 cabinet ministers and 20 aides, as of 3 p.m. local time. Many published letters of resignation, remarkable in their uniformity. The departures come even as he tries to… READ THE REST
A top enforcer in the UK's Conservative Party, Chris Pincher, quit suddenly last week after being seen groping men at the party's boozy lair near Parliament—and more tales of his behavior soon emerged. As is his habit, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's stories about what he knew, and when, keep changing depending on how much everyone… READ THE REST
Twitter presence Jordan Peterson claimed that Elliot Page's top surgery and the doctor performing it was "criminal". He's now admitting he was incorrect, even as he compares such procedures to Nazi experimentation, and says he has "post-coital, so to speak, regrets" about the remark. Jeet Heer, in flagging a comment that others skipped over in… READ THE REST
These days, it could seem like you've been spending all your hard-earned cash on essentials like gas, food, and even toilet paper. And while you need to buy this stuff, current high prices mean having to cut back on other fun stuff, which is hardly something you want to do over the summer. While you… READ THE REST
If you've looked into planning a trip lately, you've likely realized many things are more expensive than they were before, with rising airfare, gas prices, and more. And while you work hard and definitely deserve some time away, draining your bank account dry doesn't seem worth it, does it? Don't stress out just yet — finding… READ THE REST
There's nothing worse than working away on your trusty laptop only to realize its end may be near. Between its last few glitching episodes, slow loading time, and used-up storage space, the time for a new laptop has come, but with all your recent expenses and rising prices across the board, your budget may not exactly be able… READ THE REST