It's been over sixty years since the Holocaust, but time has not faded the memories for those who survived it. And as part of this year's 27th Israel Film Festival, a tribute will be made to the Holocaust survivors and their families with a special screening of the documentary Numbered at the Saban ... More >>
"Bloody hell, men!"
Boom. Pop-pop-pop-pop-pop. Boom.
Three men in tan uniforms lie inert on a cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Their remaining comrades radio for help and cower behind their jeep, trying desperately to shoot the Germans hiding in the bushes.
The canon sounds again, causin ... More >>
Last week was Yom HaShoah, the official day of Holocaust remembrance, a commemoration with good intentions that nonetheless brings up feelings of ambivalence in many Jews I know.
One friend remarked, "Every day is Holocaust remembrance day at my house," indicating she does not share her parents' pa ... More >>
It was a simpler time. A time of corn cobs hanging over the head of Adolf Hitler. Of flirty potatoes seducing us with Betty Boop eyelashes. Of obese blonde children meting out American superiority with their thunderous thighs. It was WWII, the golden era of propaganda, and no one did it better tha ... More >>
LatinaKat Von D reigns supreme.Jesse James has a Nazi problem -- that we know already. But is it in the past? Us magazine this week has a photo of the boyfriend-to-the-stars biker cruising in a convertible ... with a guy wearing a Nazi hat.
Besides the fact that you should fi ... More >>
Each Monday, your Crap Archivist brings you the finest in forgotten and bewildering crap culled from basements, thrift stores, estate sales and flea markets around Los Angeles.
The Truth About Juvenile Deliquency
Author: Dan Gilbert
Publisher: Zondervan Publishing, Grand Rapid ... More >>
Tomorrow's L.A. Times carries an obituary for Ida Kinney, a onetime Rosie the Riveter who became a civil rights pioneer. Working at a Lockheed plant in Burbank during WWII, Kinney was barred from joining the plant's union. She fought this policy and helped overturn it.The Times' piece and previous p ... More >>