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#Stranger Than Fiction

# stranger-than-fiction - Sunday 25 December, 2016

The lecturer teaching a course on The Simpsons explains why it appears to predict the future

President Trump? You heard it on The Simpsons first.

# stranger-than-fiction - Wednesday 9 March, 2016

'Lost' Francis Bacon work found on back of two Irish paintings up for sale at bargain price

The unfinished painting, titled ‘Figure’, has been made whole for the first time in 60 years. Bacon’s paintings are among the most expensive in the world.

# stranger-than-fiction - Saturday 31 October, 2015

24 years ago a US television network aired an actual exorcism… Stranger Than Fiction This post contains videos

# stranger-than-fiction - Sunday 20 September, 2015

The incredible saga of a successful family man who hid his murderous past for 50 years

Shirley Campbell threw a woman off a roof in 1958. Edward Davis lived a long, free life.

# stranger-than-fiction - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

A former RTÉ newsreader, her 'enchanting' friend, and the world's most notorious murder suspect Exclusive

Geraldine McInerney tells TheJournal.ie about her friend Kathie McCormack, the arrest of Robert Durst, and ‘The Jinx.’

# stranger-than-fiction - Monday 12 January, 2015

# stranger-than-fiction - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The42 Human shot clock forced to yell out 'Horn' every 24 seconds in NBA playoff match Playoff Anarchy

Human shot clock forced to yell out 'Horn' every 24 seconds in NBA playoff match

If life hands you a broken shot clock, make do in comedic fashion.

# stranger-than-fiction - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Damien Kiberd: Are whistleblowers saints? The ethics can be complicated.

As Ireland has discovered following the row over the cancellation of penalty points for motoring offences, the ethics of whistleblowing can be most complicated, writes Damien Kiberd.

# stranger-than-fiction - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge 13 things The West Wing taught us about shutting down the US government Stranger Than Fiction

13 things The West Wing taught us about shutting down the US government

When in doubt, go to a shutdown party.

# stranger-than-fiction - Sunday 22 September, 2013

Column: Sean-nós singing resonates with something deep within people

Having had the privilege of teaching sean-nós singing in the Múscraí Gaeltacht of County Cork, I really wanted to share the wonder of this intimate shared experience through film, writes Máire Ní Cheallachair.

# stranger-than-fiction - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Column: How did this young woman scandalise her entire village? By writing poetry.

As a young woman, Salma was forced into a life of virtual isolation – in first her father’s and then her husband’s home. But when her raw and eloquent poetry finally found an audience, the reaction was explosive, writes filmmaker Kim Longinotto.

# stranger-than-fiction - Thursday 15 August, 2013

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival Controversy This post contains videos

Story of late-term abortion doctors in USA set for Irish film festival

Stranger Than Fiction festival in Dublin will see Irish premiere of controversial documentary, with one of the doctors to attend the screening.

# stranger-than-fiction - Friday 15 March, 2013

From The42 Millionaire NFL star earns extra living working at convenience store American Dream

Millionaire NFL star earns extra living working at convenience store

Brian Hartline recently signed a $31m deal with the Miami Dolphins, but is working at the US equivalent of the local Londis.