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My Dear Roger,As we approach the second anniversary of your death on April 4th, I have spent a great deal of time reflecting on everything that has happened since your transition. Your extraordinary life and incomparable work have been honored in ways...
From: Roger Ebert | By: Chaz Ebert | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Will Republicans' anti-climate-science rhetoric be a legitimate barrier to the White House?
From: Grist | By: Sabrina Siddiqui | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Good morning. Here are 11 media stories. Protecting the free press Associated Press Chief Executive Officer Gary Pruitt called for an international legal standard of punishment for people who kill and kidnap journalists Monday during a speech at Hong...
From: Poynter Online | By: Benjamin Mullin | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Updated from last week's By-Ranking Board, but with many new links (HINT: do a search for "video" for some special ones), some revised (and unrevised) rankings, a few new players, and a fully expanded Ain't Gonna Happen List. HV Info Pos. 1:10 Trae Waynes,...
From: Behind the Steel Curtain | By: Scott Pavelle | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Research shows kids raised with spirituality are happier and healthier in the vulnerable teen years. Why aren’t we all signing up?The post The science is in: God is the answer appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: Brian Bethune | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Dave Weigel, at Bloomberg Politics: On August 9, 2014, the day that Ferguson, Mo. teenager Michael Brown was shot and killed by police officer Darren Wilson, Phelim McAleer was watching a play. The Irish journalist-turned-filmmaker was taking in “verbatim...
From: Balloon Juice | By: Anne Laurie | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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With the South African comedian replacing Jon Stewart, The Daily Show gets younger, blacker, and more global....
From: The Atlantic | By: David A. Graham | Monday, March 30, 2015
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This starts back to Kevin O’Connell talking about his views.  We do  have to remember there was a huge strike of luck that helped him get his start as what occurred with many early Venture Capitalists.  Sure there’s a ton of knowledge but I think...
From: The Medical Quack | By: Medical Quack | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Dwayne Johnson‘s reputation as “franchise Viagra” is well earned, but can he bring a 73-year-old children’s movie back to life in an era of PG-13 blockbusters? Answer: You bet he can. As part of his Saturday Night Live hosting gig, Johnson starred...
From: SlashFilm | By: Angie Han | Monday, March 30, 2015
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South African comedian Trevor Noah will become the new host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, stepping into the role Jon Stewart has filled for 16 years.
From: NPR | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Kanye West is in kontrol of Kim Kardashian‘s weight loss plan to shed 15 pounds. That’s what the reality TV queen implied on Sunday night’s episode of Keeping Up with… READ ON...
From: Radar Online | By: Radar Staff | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The model also describes comments by judge Bruno Tonioli as "hurtful"
From: People | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Nastia Liukin and Riker Lynch heat up the ballroom with their Latin Night routines.
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Lynette Rice | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Here's how Latin Night played out on Monday's episode
From: People | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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Lt. Col. Hite was the last survivor among eight crewmen who were captured by the Japanese when American bombers brought World War II home to Japan in 1942....
From: New York Times | By: SAM ROBERTS | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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The backstory might shed light, but it's long and I'm sorry if it bores you. I might make a TL;DR sentence, but I suggest you read the whole thing. TL;DR. Befriended girl and crushed, had a lot of issues that turned me off, turned into a very close friend,...
From: Ask Metafilter | By: krs15 | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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Is The Big Bang Theory actress’ marriage in trouble? That is certainly the way it seems as rumors spread that Kaley Cuoco and her husband are constantly arguing. The rumors started shortly after ones about her alleged pregnancy spread, and it sounds...
From: The Inquisitr | By: Alexandria Ingham | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"The Daily Show's" brand of comedy has become stale and predictable. It's time now to hit the reset button...
From: Salon.com | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Weiner discussed depicting "Jews coming into their own in postwar America" at a Museum of Jewish Heritage event...
From: Salon.com | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The business of viral videos never stops for the Holderness family
From: People | By: 03/30/2015 10:00AM | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Political representation is defined as the election of officials, who then stand in for, and speak for a group of their constituents in the legislature, for a set period of time. Unfortunately, moneyed interests, the threat of being "primaried" by the...
From: Truthout | Sunday, March 29, 2015
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FRINGE BENEFITS The British monologuist Daniel Kitson returns to St. Ann’s Warehouse with “It’s Always Right Now, Until It’s Later.” (Previews begin Jan. 3.) ♦ MCC revives the musical adaptation of Stephen King’s novel “Carrie,” about...
From: New Yorker | By: Lily Karlin | Monday, March 30, 2015
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This is a can’t miss edition of Star Wars Bits with info ranging from The Force Awakens and Rogue One, to Rebels, the books and Celebration. Below, read about the following: Harrison Ford has been released from the hospital after his plane crash. See...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Comedy Central today announced that Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old biracial South African comic, will be the new host of “The Daily Show,” succeeding Jon Stewart after he steps down later this year. Read the rest...
From: Boing Boing | By: Xeni Jardin | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"The Daily Show" replaces departing host Jon Stewart with South African comedian Trevor Noah. He is a relatively unknown comedian and an unlikely choice for the program.
From: NPR | By: Neda Ulaby | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"The Daily Show" replaces departing host Jon Stewart with South African comedian Trevor Noah. He is a relatively unknown comedian and an unlikely choice for the program.
From: NPR | By: Neda Ulaby | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Kandi Burruss finally received some of the answers she was looking for regarding her strained friendship with Phaedra Parks when she chatted with her fellow housewife during the ladies’ trip to the Philippines. PHOTOS: RHOA Season 7 Reunion Show …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Treye Green | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Reason's Lenore Skenazy hosted a brunch for sex offenders.
From: Reason | By: Robby Soave | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Phaedra Parks and Kenya Moore’s feud may soon be coming to a close now that the ladies have agreed to sit down one-on-one to talk through their issues. PHOTOS: RHOA Season 7 Reunion Show Updates: 5 Facts We Know …...
From: OK Magazine | By: Treye Green | Monday, March 30, 2015
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As Laverne Cox’s star continues to rise and Olympian Bruce Jenner contemplates whether to share his transition on E!, a revolution is already taking place to bring more stories about the transgender community to the small screen. Three new reality...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Lynette Rice | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The Dancing with the Stars siblings take on Sia and Akon on Spike TV's new series
From: People | Monday, March 30, 2015
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An interview with Peter Hirst, director of Executive Education at the MIT Sloan School of Management.
From: Harvard Business School Publishing | By: Sarah Green | Monday, March 30, 2015
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It’s that time of the year again – that’s right, the New York International Auto Show is upon us and blooming with spring are 17 world vehicle debuts including at least 10 with a focus on efficiency. Press days begin April 1, and no fooling, we’ll...
From: HybridCars.com | By: Jeff Cobb | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The nightmare for DreamWorks Animation may be over. The beleaguered studio can thank Rihanna and Sheldon from "The Big Bang Theory" for the turnaround....
From: CNN | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"The Daily Show" says comedian Trevor Noah will take over for Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving after 16 years....
From: CNN | Monday, March 30, 2015
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When Dwayne Johnson first hosted Saturday Night Live in 2000, he was billed as The Rock and wrestling was his claim to fame. His approach to comedy seemed to be built on a simple willingness to do anything. But on Saturday, Johnson proved again that...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jeff Labrecque | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The view from a table at Ivar's Salmon House, where the tip line has been removed from receipts. My iPhone captured this You Don't Have to Tip at Ivar's Salmon House Anymore: They are bumping everyone's pay at the sit-down restaurant to $15 an hour....
From: The Stranger | By: Christopher Frizzelle | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The biracial South African is taking over for Jon Stewart -- how soon before a wingnut dog-whistle backlash begins?...
From: Salon.com | Monday, March 30, 2015
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The show's fifth season finale wisely chose story over the typical explosion of violence....
From: The Atlantic | By: Lenika Cruz | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"Some clothes might come off," teases LaBelle's partner of their "flirtatious" dance
From: People | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Comedy Central announced Monday that Trevor Noah will be taking Jon Stewart’s place as host of The Daily Show. The South African Daily Show correspondent recently became the frontrunner for the soon-to-be-vacated anchor seat, having joined...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Megan Daley | Monday, March 30, 2015
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South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?
From: NPR | By: Linda Holmes | Monday, March 30, 2015
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There's much to learn about the multilingual South-African comic who appeared on "The Daily Show" only three times...
From: Salon.com | Monday, March 30, 2015
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South African comedian Trevor Noah was announced Monday as the next host of The Daily Show. It might not be the most obvious pick, but why make the most obvious pick?
From: NPR | By: Linda Holmes | Monday, March 30, 2015
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In a country that has seen wave after wave of immigrants, UKIP is the latest beneficiary of unease over newcomersThe post In an English market town, a political battle over immigration appeared first on Macleans.ca....
From: Macleans | By: The Associated Press | Tuesday, March 31, 2015
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South African comedian Trevor Noah will step into the role Jon Stewart has filled for more than 15 years. He confirmed reports of his new job Monday morning.
From: NPR | By: Bill Chappell | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Trevor Noah’s tweets and clips from his standup comedy performances may offer clues about what kind of host he’ll be when he succeeds Jon Stewart on ‘‘The Daily Show’’ on Comedy Central....
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL ROSTON | Monday, March 30, 2015
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Comedy Central has found Jon Stewart’s replacement. Daily Show correspondent Trevor Noah will take over hosting duties from Stewart, Comedy Central announced today. Noah joined the show late in 2014, and has only made three appearances on The...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Jonathon Dornbush | Monday, March 30, 2015
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"I'm thrilled for the show," said Jon Stewart in a statement to The New York Times
From: People | Monday, March 30, 2015
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