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  • Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    Shakespeare's plays offer insight into current issues and personalties
    Is Shakespeare relevant? And if we think he is relevant, do any of us have enough time or reason to study his plays? Take “Julius Caesar.” Who has the time to reread or see it? First, you need time to forget that your only copy of the...
  • "Ironside" NBC 2013
    NBC 'Ironside' disappointed fans say goodbye to short lived TV series
    A repeat of the 2 hour Fall TV season premiere of “Law & Order: SVU” (NBC) aired on Wednesday Oct. 30, 2013 from 9 to 11 p.m. It replaced the 10 p.m. episode of "Ironside" which was canceled by NBC. The 4th & final...
  • Fashion: Farewell to Gossip Girl (and fake S and B's style)
    Fashion: Farewell to Gossip Girl (and fake S and B's style)
    While it turned out that Dan was the show's eponymous blogger, the real girls that wegossipedabout were Blair Waldorf (Leighton Meester) and Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively). They were the main characters, the style leaders, and the...
  • archbishop Desmond Tutu
    Desmond Tutu silent on Obama's war crimes while indicting Bush and Blair
    Much has been said about the archbishop Desmond Tutu and his recent indictment of George Bush and Tony Blair as war criminals, based on their treasonous actions leading up to the illegal invasion of Iraq in 2003. Curiously absent from his critique...
  • Cameron faces potential victory in Scotland
    Scottish Independence may boost Conservatives
    The Conservative Party in Great Britain has traditionally offered a more exclusively unionist point of view regarding division of the fused kingdom along classical lines, yet with the upcoming Scottish Independence referendum of 2014, they may...
  • Gossip Girl
    Gossip Girl: Petty In Pink
    Oh Serena, not everything has to be about you all of the time. Is it too much to ask for you to step aside for just one second and let Blair have the spotlight?The Upper East Side has been turned upside down as everyone thinks Dan and Blair are an...
  • Eric Elbogen of Say Hi at the Echo.
    Say Hi at The Echo LA, 3/25/11. A little ooh, and a little ahh.
    Blair opened for Say Hi at The Echo in Los Angeles with a touch of understated grunginess. That’s definitely apt since she wore a Nirvana t-shirt. Her sweet, breathy vocals used a full feminine range into her high register,which was...
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    Hitchens makes fatal error in debate against Tony Blair
    Atheism has an obvious flaw: the use of logic, which is transcendental, to defend the position that transcendental realities do not exist. This worldview plays dangerously close to the mental disorder cliff as well as having the ironic...