Quickies: Psychics and the Truth, the Boys Club of Animation, and Fact-Checking Nonfiction Books
- ‘Jesus, Don’t Let Me Die Before I’ve Had Sex’ – “In the forthcoming documentary Give Me Sex Jesus, the filmmakers Matt Barber and Brittany Machado tell personal stories of struggle from within the Evangelical Christian community to remain sexually pure until marriage.”
- Seeing Freedom in Their Future, Psychics Reveal All: ‘It’s a Scam, Sir’ – Psychics, convicted of crimes, sit before the parole board and say what they really think about their professions. These confessions won’t shock you at all!
- Inside The Persistent Boys Club Of Animation – “Women who have worked in animation for anywhere from a few years to six decades talked to BuzzFeed News about how things have gotten better — and how they haven’t.”
- Eva Longoria Spotlights Violet Palmer Through ESPN Short Video “Versus” – “The documentary series focuses on inspiring moments in sports, especially those that happen off the field or court.” Watch this video to learn more about Queen Vee, the first female referee in the NBA! From Radium.
- Man dude givesticles men direrections bro he ball? – SMBC’s take on the masculination of language. Ha!
- Bringing Down America’s Happiest Christian Cult – “For decades, the freewheeling hippies of Jesus People USA —’God’s forever family’ — forged one of the most influential movements in Christianity. They were also Jaime Prater’s family, until he made a documentary exposing the commune’s darkest secrets.”
- Book Publishing, Not Fact-Checking – “Readers might think nonfiction books are the most reliable media sources there are. But accuracy scandals haven’t reformed an industry that faces no big repercussions for errors.”