Because the film has traveled outside of the cult fanbase and into popular culture at large, many people find the bizarre plotting of “Rocky Horror” baffling, as the film plays with ideas and plots from cult horror and science fiction movies that don’t have the same profile that “Rocky Horror” has garnered. Now, in advance of the TV production, and the Carroll Arts Center’s annual screening of the classic film on Oct. 29, the Times has gathered up some of the major references, thematic connections and similarities of “Rocky Horror” and the films it’s parodying..

His father published support for the Afghan Taliban, a regime which murders those who don’t share its radical views, and they murdered plenty. The father even said he was running for president of Afghanistan. The bottom line is that the only reason the killer was in America in the first place, was because we allowed his family to come here..

During the off season, the Knicks traded Charles Oakley, John Starks and Terry Cummings, all of whom along with Williams were respected in the locker room. He is one of only seven players to amass more than 6,000 points and 13,000 rebounds. “Every player thinks about the Hall of Fame, and I would be lying if I said I didn’t.

Auditors have become more independent of clients, but not entirely so. The law limited the types of consulting that accounting firms can do for their audit clients, but left them free to do lucrative tax work. It made lead audit partners rotate off accounts after five years, but let audit firms serve the same clients indefinitely..

Horwitz says he wanted to understand how artifacts like “Dixie” became such charged symbols of white supremacy in the post war South. “In contrast to the Union’s anthem, ‘Battle Hymn of the Republic,’ invoking God’s wrath, ‘Dixie’ is sentimental and elegiac, recalling this land of cotton fields and buckwheat cakes and a kind of slow moving world that can seem appealing through rose colored glasses,” he says. “[It] speaks to a bygone, slow paced world that some white Southerners felt had been snuffed out by a brutish, industrial North.

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When the Bucks’ pick comes around, we’re probably going to be looking at a run of big men. But the Bucks badly need a versatile wing to go with shooting guard Khris Middleton and power forward Jabari Parker, and Valentine is a mature perimeter guy who developed into a reliable passer and rebounder, in addition to providing scoring when needed. Does he have the athleticism to play in the NBA? That’s the big question.