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11/21/14...if I were a tweeter...but sadly just a blogger

Quote of the Day from the Friars Club Encyclopedia of Jokes: “Conscience is the one thing that hurts when everything else feels great.” – anon…and so true! 1,698 more words
Economy

Chris Rock talks differences between white, black fame

Chris Rock talked with CBS This Morning host Charlie Rose regarding the differences between black and white Hollywood fame.

Rock explained, “Being famous as a black guy is a little different than being famous as a white guy.  192 more words

Entertainment

The Flurry of Intern Lawsuits: A Recap

          As mentioned in earlier blog posts, a recent string of high-profile lawsuits by former interns has brought the exploitation of these workers to more national prominence than ever – although, as also pointed out, the laws relating to unpaid internships are not new. 531 more words

Chris Rock On The Burdens Of Being Black And Famous: Video

Despite all the tomato flinging that went on today about The Hollywood Film Awards, from Johnny Depp’s loopy presentation to the show’s rocky ratings, one of the more intriguing moments last night occurred after the kudo ceremony in  314 more words

News

Is torture ever warranted? Three developments this past week seemed to say ‘no’

Torture raised its ugly head this past week—but in a good way—because public acknowledgement of this horror in our midst, and in fact worldwide, is always a good thing. 947 more words

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'CBS This Morning' To Test Red-Carpet Interviews In Primetime

With its reputation as a morning show focused on hard news, “CBS This Morning” might seem an unlikely candidate to take to CBS’ Friday-night broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards, And yet, Gayle King and Norah O’Donnell will be present at the event in the hopes of asking the celebrity winners something more serious than which designer’s clothes they chose. 654 more words

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Be Overconfident

Magnus Carlsen, the young chess prodigy, current world number one player and current world champion who is locked in a fierce battle with Anand to retain his title. 464 more words

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