Fact: food is expensive.
Fact: we are spending more and getting very little for the dollar.
Fact: smaller quantities and higher prices mean we have to buy larger amounts of food to feed our families and ourselves.
LONDON (Reuters) – Space thriller Gravity won 11 BAFTA nominations on Wednesday, putting it just ahead of the pack at Britain’s top film honours, while 12 Years a Slave and American Hustle were in the running in 10 categories.
(New York Times) – Amiri Baraka , a poet and playwright of pulsating rage, whose long illumination of the black experience in America was called incandescent in some quarters and incendiary in others, died on Thursday in Newark.
(Billboard) After a four-week wait at No 2, Pitbull and Ke$ha climb to the top of the Billboard Hot 100 with “Timber.” The new leader had held at the runner-up spot while Eminem and featured artist Rihanna reigned for four frames with “The Monster,” which this week slips to No 3.
Candacy Baveghems has always had an interest in theatre. She loves reading, loves books and recalls, “… every time I read a new book I’d see myself acting out the roles of my favourite character,” but because of a lack of confidence, she never thought “anyone would want to or enjoy seeing me on a stage”.
I know I said all of this before, but it really is worth repeating.
I believe there will come a time when the technology we now use to stay informed and entertained will be so sensitive that the minute we sign on it will display our moods and our thoughts.
(Headline Entertainment) – Reggae Grammy heavyweights Sean Paul and Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley have hit the streets with a new collaboration, Riot, which has been creating high levels of anticipation in fans of the duo for the release of the video.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Hollywood producers nominated slavery drama 12 Years a Slave, 1970s con-men caper American Hustle and space thriller Gravity along with seven other films on Thursday for the top Producers Guild Award, a key indicator of sentiment in the race for the best picture Oscar.