Truth and Lies in the Promised Land – Movie Review

One Person's Job is Another's Tragedy Promised Land, the new movie from director Gus Van Sant, takes a long hard look at people's decisions to sell land use rights away to energy companies for gas drilling. Small landowners and large farm owners each face a crisis when the gas man comes to town. The Pennsylvania … Continue reading Truth and Lies in the Promised Land – Movie Review

X-Men Don’t Thank Just Dad for the Mutations

Where do those mutants come from anyway? I've recently seen X-Men First Class, and what a trip of a movie. When wondering about who to credit for super-genes and super-powers, we would normally turn to good old Dad. It was long thought that mutations were more likely to be inherited from men. Maybe we would … Continue reading X-Men Don’t Thank Just Dad for the Mutations