Viewers question violent ‘Gangster Squad’ ad aired during NFL game

http://twitter.com/#!/GordonHendry/status/280407324236075008 The violent movie “Gangster Squad,” starring Josh Brolin, Ryan Gosling, and Sean Penn, was delayed this summer because of the Aurora movie theater shooting. The directors edited out a grisly scene in which the film’s actors shot up a movie theater in an eery echo of the real-life Aurora massacre. The movie is now […]

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‘It’s a new day’: Marion Barry praises DC’s decriminalization of marijuana

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http://twitter.com/#!/marionbarryjr/status/440956197676408832 D.C. City Council voted today to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana held for personal use. Council member Marion Barry, who is currently in a rehabilitation center receiving physical therapy, wasn’t present for the vote, but he’s glad to hear that “young black boys” (and everyone else, presumably) can now enjoy their weed while […]

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