Lee Makes Time for Traveler Thursday, Jun 19 2008 

Spike Lee will co-write and direct Time Traveler, based on a memoir by theoretical physicist Ronald Mallett, Variety reported.

The book, Time Traveler: A Scientist’s Personal Mission to Make Time Travel a Reality, recounts Mallett’s rise from poverty to become one of the nation’s first African-Americans to earn a Ph.D in theoretical physics. It also lays out the technical specs for what Mallett envisions as a workable time machine. Developing a time machine became an obsession for Mallett from the age of 10, after his father’s death. His goal was to travel back in time to save his father.

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Can music lovers mix? Rappers, rock fans, racism Wednesday, Jun 18 2008 

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Vile racist abuse of Lethal Bizzle at the Download Festival has led the rapper to ask why hip-hop has not been accepted by mainstream festival audiences in the UK. By Jerome Taylor

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