Sunday, October 4, 2015

‘Time Out Of Mind’ Is Haunting Masterpiece On Homelessness

By Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer (TNS)

He’s someone you see every day on city sidewalks: dragging a garbage bag, wheeling a worn suitcase, watching for a discarded lunch, for coins dropped on the curb.

In Time Out of Mind, set in a teeming New York City, a man with a bruised face and a bruised soul looks for places to sleep, for a reason to keep going. People talk on cellphones, run for the bus, head for meals — almost uniformly indifferent. And if this man, whose name we discover is George, looks a little like Richard Gere, no one notices, or cares.…

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Late Night Roundup: The First African President — Donald Trump

Trevor Noah realized that Donald Trump’s campaign style is in fact very presidential — he’s just like some of the more notorious presidents from back in Trevor’s home continent of Africa. Indeed, Trump’s many notorious quotations resemble exactly the likes of Idi Amin, Muammar Gaddafi, Robert Mugabe, and many more.

Stephen Colbert sat down with Secretary of State John Kerry, to talk about the Iran nuclear deal. Kerry also spoke about the relevance of his experience in Vietnam: “What I learned in Vietnam is pretty simple: It was a war in which too many of my friends — and died, I believe, under circumstances that might have been averted had different choices been made by people in positions of responsibility.…

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Late Night Roundup: The Mark of The Christie

Chris Christie sat down for an interview on The Daily Show — in which Trevor Noah asked where exactly he should get his stamp to track him as an immigrant worker.

Larry Wilmore looked at Tuesday’s congressional hearing on Planned Parenthood, and the many deceptive tactics used by Republicans — like that super-dishonest graph presented by committee chairman Jason Chaffetz — along with committee members barely letting Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards even talk all that much to answer their questions.…

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