After several decades of falling short in developing comedies and dramas that reflect society's changing demographics, major broadcasters are finally showcasing series with lead characters of color and ethnic themes. "How to Get Away With Murder," "Empire" "Fresh Off the Boat" and "The Mindy...
When Leonard Nimoy was approached about acting in a new TV series called "Star Trek," he was, like any good Vulcan contemplating a risky mission in a chaotic universe, dispassionate.
To get to Gjusta, you tool past Santa Monica's Main Street boutiques, past Jonathan Borofsky's leering ballerina clown on the corner of Main and Rose, and turn left just after the giant Frank Gehry binoculars that mark Google's Los Angeles offices. You will see the sprawling Gold's Gym...
Embattled Mexican Atty. Gen. Jesus Murillo Karam will leave his post, following months of blistering criticism that he bungled the investigation of the kidnapping and apparent killings of 43 college students five months ago.
The first-season finale of "How to Get Away With Murder" handed ABC a ratings victory in the key young-adults demographic Thursday night, according to Nielsen.
Neal Fraser, who has been a successful chef in Los Angeles for more than 20 years, grew up eating chicken pot pie and Stouffer's spinach souffle. And he didn't always want to be a chef. Fraser took up cooking as a trade he could fall back on if times got tough but ended up working with Wolfgang...
Tom Szaky of Terracycle thinks we can better inform consumers about recycling plastic, Donna Fenn discusses world upcycling domination, and more The post The Waste Biz: Consumers Need Help Recycling Plastic appeared first on Sustainablog.
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In this shocking video, P!nk exposes the horrendous, hidden cruelty in the wool industry and shows viewers the suffering that sheep endure in the Australian wool industry. The post P!nk Speaks Up for Sheep appeared first on PETA.
PETA created a symbol that allows vegan and animal-friendly clothing and accessory companies to showcase their vegan products. The post ‘PETA-Approved Vegan’ Logo appeared first on PETA.
On Monday, February 23, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appointed Randy Berry as the first ever Special Envoy for the Human Rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons worldwide. Amnesty International joined other rights groups last summer … Please continue reading.
It's fascinating, how what 98% of Americans do with their children is called "parenting" and "guidance." It can also be referred to as "transmission of culture," with its handing down of the trappings, rituals, holidays and even mutilations of religion...
by Carder Women’s stories about abortion are slowly, thoughtfully, and carefully coming into the mainstream. And as they do, the word itself – abortion – becomes less stigmatized, more human. This week’s “Girls” was an abrupt and necessary reminder that there is not just one type of abortion experience. Show More Summary
This article appears in the Winter 2015 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. S tanding at the Elizabeth River looking at the Naval Shipyard and neighboring Portsmouth, the climate change carnage looming over Norfolk, Virginia, may not be immediately noticeable. Show More Summary
The 40 Days for Life campaign is in full swing not only across the United States, but around the world. And already, main organizer Shawn Carney says the pro-life people who are praying outside abortion clinics are reporting back to him with incredible tales of babies saved from abortion. In Birmingham, England, pro-life advocates outside […]
When you look at this picture, do you see a blue and black dress, or a gold and white dress? Or maybe something sort of in-between, like light blue and orange?In case you didn't celebrate your net neutrality last night by joining inShow More Summary
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Right now, all the occupants of the Republican Clown Car 2016 are making their cases at the Conservative Political Action Conference 2015. CPAC is a yearly conference that yields all kinds of gems from conservatives, and today's gemShow More Summary
Here is some stuff in the news today...My thanks again to everyone who weighed in yesterday![Content Note: Terrorism; death; descriptions of violence] This is utterly breathtaking: Following is the entirety of a Reuters story on another...Show More Summary
2015 has not been kind to the children of eastern Ukraine. The region’s children face a growing humanitarian crisis.