Hi guys. Before you ask, I'm white too. Someone wise said social activism tastes better when the waiter is white, and while this is unfortunate, you clearly aren't listening to your professor, Shannon Gibney, so I thought I'd take a moment to clear some things up, mano-a-mano. Show More Summary
In an open letter to TMZ, of course, Charlie Sheen accuses two of his former “goddesses” of racking up his American Express bill behind his back. Which is amazing because I could’ve sworn these porn stars were sleeping with Charlie Sheen because of his looks, charms, and manic depressive bouts of violence. But all they Read More...
A California woman filed a class action suit against 23andMe last week, days after the FDA released a scathing open letter criticizing the DNA-testing service for operating without approval. Lisa Casey’s complaint, filed in a California...Show More Summary
Next week, Milestones: African Americans in Comics, Pop Culture and Beyond opens at the Geppi Entertainment Museum. The show features unbelievable art from amazing artists and have been in the works for almost two years. I was fortunate enough to be asked to curate a show on African American pop art by Missy Geppi, the president of the museum. Show More Summary
A mentor to a new generation of athletes, the Olympic legend says it's 'time to focus on your diving' read more
It’s our thanksgiving episode, so we talk about how to deep fry a turkey without destroying your house. Then Johnson opens some overpriced gifts from the UK, and we get a letter from a listener in Iran. As if that wasn’t enough, Kurt...Show More Summary
All the boys and girls of Chicago must have been very good this year, because Monday marks the opening of one of the greatest concepts ever brought to the foodie world: a Nutella bar. The bar is located inside of Mario Batali’s 63,000 square foot new Eataly, which is 30% bigger than the New York location. Show More Summary
Note: You might recall the terrible beating death of Dr. Trudy Steuernagel, a Kent State (Ohio) professor who had written a letter to be opened in case of her death at the hands of her growing, strong autistic son. He...
Blackberry has taken down the ‘For Sale’ sign, fired the realtors, and has once again proclaimed itself “very much alive, thank you.” In an open letter yesterday, Blackberry CEO John Chen attempted to retain what little territory his company still lays claim too, assuring investors that Blackberry is stable and that his company is a smart [...]
Dear Ms. Svenson, As a transgender student and a GLSEN Student Ambassador, I am deeply hurt by the statements that you made. You are completely entitled to your own views, but your statements that I read about in this article were extremely inappropriate and hurtful. Show More Summary
BlackBerry's interim CEO John Chen issued an open letter to BlackBerry customers today saying that the company is no longer for sale. BlackBerry tried to sell itself earlier this year, but couldn't find a good offer. Instead, a private equity firm called Fairfax Financial decided to invest $1 billion in BlackBerry. Show More Summary
A letter posted online in the wee hours Monday by a former producer for China’s state television broadcaster starkly voiced in public the frustrations of a journalist working inside the country’s state-run media machinery.
Soon after BlackBerry completed the top management transition that came as a part and parcel of the $1 billion institutional investment led by Fairfax Financial Holdings, the company’s new CEO John S. Chen penned an open letter to customers telling them that BlackBerry has substantial financial resources to keep it afloat. Show More Summary
BlackBerry Ltd. interim chief John Chen issued an open letter to customers Monday. The message was similar to one the company had in an open letter issued several weeks back.
Throwing fans through a loop on Sunday (December 1), "Prisoners" starlet Maria Bello publicly revealed that she is gay in a New York Times article. Maria discussed a mysterious lover named "Clare," when recounting her revelation to her son, writing, "We had an immediate connection but didn’t think of it as romantic or sexual. Show More Summary
1. When algorithms grow accustomed to your face. 2. Roger Congleton has an overview of the contractarian political economy of James M. Buchanan. 3. Ty Fyter writes an open letter to me on the Paleo movement. 4. Lunch with Ha-Joon Chang (FT gate). 5. There is a new Hilton Root book: Dynamics Among Nations: The […]
Sociologist, poet, and blogger Guillermo Rebollo-Gil wrote an open letter on his blog to U.S. President Barack Obama in which he calls for the release of Oscar López Rivera, one of the longest-held political prisoners ever. The letter has quickly gone viral over the past two days. Oscar López Rivera has been...
Today's topics include hurricanes, Healthcare.gov, letters to Santa, letters from Obama, and caves for sale! A Thanksgiving weekend cornucopia! OPEN THREAD
Tea party and conservative leaders from across Wisconsin have sent Gov. Scott Walker (R) an open letter urging him to reject the Common Core State Standards. In the letter, dated November 26th, the 61 leaders ask Walker to lead a repeal...Show More Summary