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'Criminal Minds' Actor Thomas Gibson Sued Over Manager's Commissions

Frontline's Craig Dorfman demands 10 percent of the actor's $4.8 million annual salary for the CBS series read more

Blogging about Blogging Like a Connected Courses Champion

Just a quick post here to reference what I posted on the Connected Courses site as part of the “pre-course” unit September 2 to 14 I am co-doing with Jim Groom and Howard Rheingold. This is the equivalent of what we used to do in ds106...Show More Summary

This Week In Techdirt History

32 minutes agoIndustries / Law : Techdirt

Five Years Ago We were wondering if it would ever be possible to implement an evidence-based approach to copyright law, rather than a faith-based approach, as there is today. It especially didn't seem likely when a top UK politician was wined and dined by entertainment industry's one week, only to propose criminalizing file sharing the next. Show More Summary

A Look Back at the Mythbusters Explosions That Moved Us

Kari Byron, Tory Belleci and Grant Imahara won't be back on Mythbusters next year, their counterparts Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage abruptly told viewers by way of a video released on the website today, which included no statement from any of the three performers who won't be returning. Show More Summary

Before your retire, see your doctor first

The big day has finally arrived. Your boss shakes your hand and wishes you well. Your colleagues gather around a cake and make small talk about landing the big fish in your retirement, or joke about what you’ll do now that you don’t have to come to the office. A cardboard box is filled with […]

Hot Preview: 21-Minute-Plus ‘Gotham’ Featurette

Just in time to get fans excited prior to the Sept. 22 premiere of Gotham, Fox and Warner Bros. TV released the following featurette for its Batman prequel TV series featuring detective James Gordon, the city's future legendary police commissioner. Show More Summary

The Future Workplace

An interesting article over at Yahoo! Finance discusses a report from the consulting firm PwC that outlines possible dramatic changes to the workplace over the course of the next decade. The report describes a potential “Orwellian” business culture where powerful...

What's It Worth to Jesse Register to Corporatize Nashville's Public Schools?

In June a corporate reform school outfit called STRIVE, which is headed by a former TFA cult member, had its application rejected unanimously by Metro's school board. With the help of CorpEd crony superintendent, Jesse Register, that all changed last week. Show More Summary

Top Movies Of 2104: Disney Has Three Of Them: ‘Guardians’ & ‘Maleficent’ Come From Summer

As we head into the end of summer with Labor Day approaching, the Walt Disney Co. can boast three of the Top Ten movies so far this year with Captain America: The Winter Soldier topping the bunch with a total domestic box office take...Show More Summary

Meditation App Promotes Classroom Calm

Quick and easy meditation practice for busy classroom lives

Let Me Give You A Pizza My Mind, Part 3

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The terrorism here

We’ve heard from Secretary of Defense Chuck Obvious that there is a terror threat to US citizens and that threat grows each day. But what if the media won’t tell us that it’s here. At Ace of Spades, is the story of Ali Mohammad Brown who was recently arrested in New Jersey for the murder […]

Getting It Done: The Week In D.I.Y. & Indie Music

What You Need To Know About Music License Agreements Before Signing One Musician Gets A Record Deal Through Tinder, Another Can Pay Her Rent Solely From YouTube The Rise Of Indie Streaming Catching Attention With Your Album Artwork How...Show More Summary

Robots and health costs: Can either be tamed?

There are many reasons why the costs of delivering simple, uncomplicated health care in this country keep increasing while quality lags and value fails to keep pace with that of most major industrialized countries. But as a surgeon, I have a one-word answer for all that is wrong with health care: “robots.” Continue reading... […]

Bill Wolff Moves on from MSNBC. Next Stop ‘The View’

Bill Wolff, MSNBC VP of primetime and executive producer of “The Rachel Maddow Show,” got a sendoff from this staff late last week. Maddow said Wolff “got some sweet new job on some easy show with a sweet new schedule.” That show is “The View,” which begins its news season with new and returning hosts in just a few weeks. Show More Summary

Hot Teaser: Lena Dunham’s Fine Bike-Riding Skills In ‘Girls’ Season 4

With no air date set yet for the fourth season of Girls, HBO began teasing the further single-girl adventures of Lena Dunham's Hannah Horvath as she retreats to the Iowa Writers' Workshop, away from her complex b.f. Adam (Adam Driver). Show More Summary

For our students, how often are academics and enjoyment the same thing?

Daniel Ching said: Somewhere along the way, someone convinced American society that breadth is far more important than depth. That same person also convinced everyone that academics and enjoyment are two different things. In their minds, students should have their nose in the books, cramming for a big test, and praying that nothing weird happens [...]

NBC's 'Dateline' Ties as Friday's Top Non-Sports Broadcast Program

Dateline NBC” (1.1/4 in 18-49, 5.4 million viewers overall from 9-11 p.m. ET) is tied for the #2 show of the night on the Big 4 networks and tied for the #1 non-sports show

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