Around the World in 80 Days, Day 8: Jumping Off a 1,100-Foot Building

Remember Larry mentioning Auckland’s famous Sky Tower in his Day 6 review of New Zealand – and joking that his son Zachary might bungee-jump off the 1,100-foot building? Well, thanks to a generous follower of this blog… it happened. He did. And you can see the whole jump in all its glory in Zachary’s latest … Read more

Around the World in 80 Days, Day 5: Stuff You Never Knew About New Zealand

It’s Day 5 of Around the World in 80 Days with Larry Alex Taunton, and he and his son Zachary head outside the city of Auckland to the Tasman Sea to take in the beautiful landscape. Here’s the latest from Zachary’s Vlog: Plus, check out these fascinating stats on New Zealand: Sources: http://bit.ly/2vIaHvV / http://bit.ly/2x8RvuS … Read more

Sarah Foster

Colorism and the Forgotten Slave Trade

Negative attitudes toward black people didn’t start with the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade. It was before, in the Trans-Saharan Slave Trade, that we can trace the beginnings of colorism coming out of Arabia. But why is that slave trade and its horrors forgotten? Islamicist Sarah Foster probes a question that desperately needs asking: Never miss a … Read more

David Horowitz

If Paul was a “Hebrew of Hebrews,” David Horowitz was a Lefty of Lefties

In the early days of NFL films, legendary Green Bay Packers’ coach Vince Lombardi stood on the sidelines with a look of frustration and bewilderment as he watched his team’s blundering play. In a moment that was more reflective of his mood than his greatness as a coach, the mic’d-up Lombardi famously shouted, “What the … Read more