Category “Society”

Tainted Love Secrets of the Dating Game

Panorama exposes the tricks of the UK's online dating industry, worth millions of pounds a year. Reporter Fiona Walker investigates how some unscrupulous dating websites are preying on those looking for love and searching for their perfect partner. She reveals a world where millions of photos and private details are taken from social media sites without people's consent and reused to set up fake profiles of imaginary potential partners to tempt the lovelorn. Celebrities, politicians and even children are among those whose personal information has been targeted. Whistle blowers reveal how they...

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Beavis & Butthead Save The World

Alex Jones visited Mike Judge at his Austin Tx home for a one on one interview. Mike covered the current IRS scandal, Alex’s epic interview on Piers Morgan, and The 2nd Amendment Debate. He gave insights into his groundbreaking animation, movies and style of satire that is now proving to be prophetic. He discloses the origins of Beavis and Butthead, Dale Gribble, and behind the scenes of the movie that Hollywood tried to kill Idiocracy. Iconic animator Mike Judge, the man behind Beavis & Butt-Head and King of the Hill, told Infowars in an exclusive interview that his 2006 movie...

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From One Second To The Next

Acclaimed German filmmaker and documentarian Werner Herzog recently teamed up with an unlikely collaborator when At&T approached him to ascertain if he would be interested in directing a series of short films to educate people on the dangers of texting while driving. Herzog's resulting short-film documentary, focuses on four accidents, two resulting in life-shattering injuries and two resulting in fatalities. Herzog's camera unflinchingly focuses in on the faces of both the survivors and the...

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Streets of New York

New York City is the head of the American social body. From Gotham the signals flow; what is important, what is cool, how to live. In the late 1960 s, New York embraced crime and drug addiction and abandoned its social spaces to crime and criminals; America did the same. The South Bronx burned, Harlem overdosed, and Brooklyn was ruled by the knives and bicycle chains of feral gangs. Then it got worse. The Mafia poured tons of China White onto the street and 13 year old warlords peddled vials of cocaine to passing cars. The media, and our own memories, present us only with a photo album of...

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Overconsumption

Overconsumption or "La surconsommation" as its originally titled, is a short six minute documentary / feature, filled with haunting time-lapse footage that reveals the processes involved in mass producing food for human consumption. Description Update: I have been informed that this short is actually a clip from a documentary entitled "Samsara". Regardless of this I believe the clip is still worthy of its own spot on DH. Here is a link to the full...

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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media

Noam Chomsky's documentary "Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of Mass Media" from 1988. analyses mass media and the political ramifications and implications of the messages broadcasted in the United States, being its goal to direct public opinion while "numbing" the people and maiming their ability to educate themselves and effectively produce antagonical political criticism and judgement regarding the established officially broadcasted messages crafted by the powerful in conjunction with mass media outlets throughout the...

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Petrol Bombs and Peace: Welcome to Belfast

In 2013 Belfast experienced one of its most violent summers in recent years. Alys Harte is on the frontline with a notorious Loyalist band who are marching into the eye of a...

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Animal Imitators

There are humans who undergo extensive body modifications to transform themselves into their favorite animals. Some are content just adopting the behavior of their chosen creatures, while others don animal-skin tattoos, pointed ears, and filed...

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50 Shades of Sasha Grey

Sasha Grey is an American actress, model, author, musician, and former adult actress. Throughout her adult film career, she was profiled by several pop culture magazines and television programs. She has also been featured in music videos and advertising campaigns. She won numerous awards between 2007 and 2010, including the AVN Female Performer of the Year Award in 2008. After her feature film debut as the lead in Steven Soderbergh's The Girlfriend Experience, she shifted her focus to mainstream acting. She starred in the black comedy/horror film Smash Cut, and played a...

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