For one month, one man embraced a number of so-called woo-woo self-improvement practices in his adopted Los Angeles, from crystal healing to “prayer power batteries.” His journey led him to a controversial program called Mastery in Transformational Training, or M.I.T.T.
After acting in practically every other movie for the last twenty years, Michael Peña still isn’t sure what to say when he has to talk about himself. He’d rather talk about his family, golf, and Latinx representation in Hollywood.
As Alpine glaciers recede in alarming speed, they reveal more and more bodies of people who’d died tragically on the ice, some of them considered missing for decades.
Sometimes trash washes ashore after a huge tropical storm. Sometimes opportunists do.
Paul McCartney, the type of man who washes out his one pair of socks after the gig, is polite, profanity-averse, and still a prolific performer to this day. In Chris Heath’s GQ profile, he talks about getting mugged with Linda while recording Band on the Run in Nigeria, killing frogs on his childhood estate to “toughen himself up,” and collaborating with Kanye West.
Trapped on a stolen tuna boat for thirty-two days with the corpse of the murdered captain, tropical heat, rumors of pending hangings, rumors of ransom negotiations, a broken anchor, a raging sea, and the lingering question: should you jump overboard and try to swim to shore? That’s just the beginning.
Otto Warmbier traveled to North Korea. Otto Warmbier lost consciousness while in North Korean custody. Otto Warmbier is now dead. And despite what an unsubstantiated report or an unscrupulous administration says, that’s about all we know.
Ethically, no, but as long as profits dictate, then yes.
Sarah Silverman is “on a campaign to neutralize her haters with a weapon more powerful than a million burns: empathy.”
Artur Samarin was a 19-year-old Ukrainian college student when he visited the U.S. via a summer exchange program and met an American couple willing to adopt him so he could stay indefinitely. There was a catch: Samarin would need to change his name to Asher Potts and enroll in school as a 14-year-old high school student.