There is no plan to involve the U.S. military in what is happening in Ukraine, even if Russia takes more territory. Ukraine borders Russia, and Ukraine does not belong to NATO, where an attack on one member is deemed to be an attack on all.
Our BIG CHART is up. We do this every year – but keep checking back because we improve it, add to it, correct it in the days/hours/minutes leading up to Sunday’s Oscars. These charts go back to my favorite Oscar year, 2006. It’s fun to look at them through the ages. Previous Years – MAIN PREDICTS 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | Current
President Barack Obama on Friday urged Russia to stop “intimidating” Ukraine and to pull its troops back to “de-escalate the situation.” He told CBS that the troop buildup may “be an effort to intimidate Ukraine, or it may be that [Russia has] additional plans.”
And the winners are… Akumax! J.A.H.! Since all the haiku were smart and elegant, this had to be a random drawing, one chance at entry per reader. I just wanted to add though: all the efforts of everyone who participated gave me a great deal of pleasure to read and put a smile on my
Epicurious has done the heavy lifting for us and created menus designed for Oscar night based on the Best Picture contenders: a menu inspired by american hustle Clams Casino Prosecco Chicken Piccata (double recipe to serve 8) Sauteed Broccoli Rabe Old-School Garlic Bread Dry Italian white wine, such as Pinot Grigio Sicilian Cannoli Italian digestivo, such
We will be giving out DVD copies to the nine Best Picture nominees. Or if there is one you’d like to swap for any of the nominated films, whether they made the Best Picture cut or not (Inside Llewyn Davis, for instance) you will be free to do that. Our contest is here! Good luck!