ATF Death Watch 76: Brian Terry, Eric Holder and The Starr Chamber

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In a perfect world, everybody takes their oaths of office seriously, tends to their knitting, and works hard as servants of We the People. Here’s the world U.S. Attorney General…

Salt. Shaken. Stir.

Serial adulteress and professional homewrecker Paparazzi fave Angelina Jolie stars in Salt, a summer espionage thriller in theatres this month. Jolie stars as CIA agent Evelyn Salt, accused of being a Russian double-agent sent to kill the President. The movie was the recipient of some juice just before it hit the cinema, courtesy of the FBI, who arrested a dozen Russian spies and deported the lot of them. Talk about “ripped from the headlines.” According to the promotional video (above) the producers employed both CIA and KGB agents as technical consultants, to give the film as much of an authentic feel as possible (read: try not to make it any more stupid than it has to be, in order to both entertain and not lose all credibility).

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Serial adulteress and professional homewrecker Paparazzi fave Angelina Jolie stars in Salt, a summer espionage thriller in theatres this month. Jolie stars as CIA agent Evelyn Salt, accused of being a Russian…

Book Review: The Rembrandt Affair by Daniel Silva

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When generating sequels, authors develop a recognizable template for stamping out their stories. The public demands it. Publishers require it. The ribbons around the literary tent pole must be familiar….

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