War Machine Is Back On Twitter

Former MMA fighter War Machine (born Jonathan Koppenhaver) is currently in Clark County Detention Center in Las Vegas as he awaits trial for the beating of Christy Mack. His next appearance in court is an Oct. 17 preliminary hearing at which Mack is expected to testify. Somehow, he (or someone else) found a way to… » 10/03/14 5:19pm 10/03/14 5:19pm

Lin Zhao Wrote Poetry In Blood So Her Comrades Could Run Their Liquor-Addled Mouths

This is obscure Chinese poet Lin Zhao. She was executed by the Chinese government in 1968, at the age of 36 and the height of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution. For the decade or so prior she had been imprisoned, for the crime of not confessing to being a counterrevolutionary. Maybe a half million people died… » 7/07/08 1:00pm 7/07/08 1:00pm