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  • Transcontinental shift: Hollywood is all aboard Union Station

     
    It’s a sweeping romantic moment set against the grandeur of New York's Grand Central Terminal, venue to countless poignant moments of tearful farewells. A forlorn young woman, suitcase in hand, buys her train ticket from the kiosk when her lover......
  • 'Lost' reading list: the show's creators discuss literary influences, from Stephen King to Flannery O'Connor

     
    Ever since Sawyer was shown reading “Watership Down” in Season One of “Lost,” an abundance of carefully placed works of literature have been featured on the show (in gym bags, on book shelves, in episode titles), spawning “Lo...
  • No, Rand Paul is NOT named after Ayn Rand

     
    "Who is John Galt?" That haunting refrain from Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged" is being asked by a lot of people about Rand Paul, the libertarian who won last Tuesday's Republican primary for the U. S. Senate in Kentucky. I'll have......
  • No stars, no-name director, Atlas Shrugs its way to the screen

     
    The much discussed, oft-delayed film of Ayn Rand's novel Atlas Shrugged may start shooting June 11, with the exercise equipment mogul who owns the rights footing the bill, a no-name director and none of the prominent names–Brad and Angelina, etc. &#...
  • Brand X Files: 'Birther Queen' gets 368,000 votes. New Gary Coleman will. Who's 'Icing' who, bro?

     
    "Birther Queen" Orly Taitz loses California secretary of state bid but still gets 368,000 votes: Apparently, many Californians like surrealism with their politics and I, for one, am very, very sorry she won't be on the GOP ballot this fall. (TPM) Like...
  • Will 'SVU' be good luck charm for Ann-Margret at Emmys?

     
    Ann-Margret might finally nab the Emmy that has eluded her five times with her guest actress bid for "Law & Order: SVU." Over the years, guest actresses on this procedural drama have garnered 14 Emmy nominations resulting in four wins: Amanda Plummer...
  • In Hollywood, all trains lead to Fillmore

     
    Dave Wilkinson steered his pickup truck along a bumpy dirt road before making a sharp turn across a train track and parking in front of three big-top tents that rise above fields of beets and garbanzo beans. Wilkinson lowered his......
  • Susan Bahorich's Blog

    Susan Bahorich's Blog
    Comments, questions, concerns, story ideas, etc. email me at:  sbahorich@wdbj7.com   5/5/13 You may have seen or heard my promo. I have cancer. The story airs Monday night at 6o'clock. This is a little weird for me. I'm not used to "being" the...
  • 'Atlas Shrugged,' the movie

    When I was in college, and fresh from reading a lot of Ayn Rand, I was happy to hear that a movie would be made of “Atlas Shrugged.” Well, it's been 35 years, and here one is, opening on Friday. I’m not a disciple of Rand, but I have...
  • O.C. objectivists shrug at Ayn Rand film

    "Atlas Shrugged" may serve as a quasi-bible to many objectivists, but the film adaptation of the novel, which came out Friday, isn't rousing more than a nod from some Ayn Rand fans. The film took creator John Aglialoro, a former Wall Street trader,...
  • Tropico Perspective: Blame traces back to those who don't vote

    Tropico Perspective: Blame traces back to those who don't vote
    Writing an article that you know is going to be published the day after a potentially game-changing election is a challenge. But even without knowing the outcome, there are a couple of things about this election that will certainly be true:...
  • 9 tips to stop caring what others think

    Shakespeare was wrong. All the world is not a stage; you just think it is. And it is this thought -- the belief that you need to perform for an always-watching and always-critiquing audience -- that creates massive anxiety. If you'd like to reclaim some...