Blog Archives for June 2015

RIDDLEculous VIII

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
June 29, 2015

More funny riddles with a science/critical-thinking angle.

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Cartoon: The Search

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
June 22, 2015

 

Beginning a Theory of Everything

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
June 11, 2015

In memory of Victor Stenger

“Clouds of Sils Maria”: A Nickell-odeon Review

Investigative Briefs with Joe Nickell
June 01, 2015

Some moviegoers will find the film Clouds of Sils Maria difficult. When my wife Diana and I saw it recently, the young lady sweeping up popcorn afterward confided to us that, at some showings, people actually walked out during the show. It was nearly mid-way through before I really caught on and began to see how this ostensibly humdrum movie was not just “literary,” but profoundly so, and was—rather brilliantly—going somewhere.