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  • More billionaires take Buffett's pledge to give it away

     
    Warren Buffett and Bill Gates say they’ve gotten pledges from 38 other super-rich Americans to give most of their wealth away to charity or other philanthropic causes during their lifetimes or at their death. In an announcement Wednesday, Buffett said.....
  • Suddenly Last Summer

    As a starstruck 14-year-old living in Far Rockaway, Long Island, I began an obsession with Elizabeth Taylor. I cut out every picture of her (I still have the file all these years later) from every magazine and newspaper listed in the Readers’ Guide to...
  • Ashton vs CNN: Race to 1 Million Twitter Followers!

    CNN and Ashton Kutcher have been the top two twitter accounts for a while. No one really payed attention to that - untill last week, when ashton kutcher dared CNN with this video. In the video, Kutcher says he'll punk CNN's Ted Turner if he beats them to...
  • Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs

    Hollywood's endangered entrepreneurs
    IT'S hard to imagine New Line Cinema without Bob Shaye, its prickly paterfamilias. The company is being absorbed into Time Warner's Warner Bros. film division, with Shaye and most of the employees being cast adrift. Long after he'd sold his company in...
  • "60 Minutes" Ted Turner

     
    No...if you were left wondering overnight whether there were any surprises in yesterday's Morley Safer profile of Ted Turner, whose memoir, "Call Me Ted," comes out this morning. None that I could see over twelve minutes (which makes me......
  • ESPN's Rick Reilly generally is not a big fan of blogs

     
    I spoke to Rick Reilly Thursday about ESPN's "Mt. Rushmore of Sports" feature, as well as many other topics, such as his charitable "Nothing but Nets" campaign, his transition from SI to ESPN, the differences between print and TV and,......
  • Time 100: World's most influential

     
    by Mark Silva Sure, President Barack Obama made the list. But so did Michelle Obama. And Bernie Madoff, the billionaire king of Ponzi. Rush Limbaugh, too, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and... "the founders of Twitter.'' Sarah Palin's on the list.......
  • Cronkite

     
    (AP) Back, gang, to sober news: The death of an old and cherished acquaintance. Sorry for this late post, but due to circumstances beyond my immediate control - I have been away and the good people at Newsday.com are......
  • White House: Glenn Beck, not 'seriously'

     
    by Mark Silva So what does the White House have to say about FOX News Channel's Glenn Beck going after Anita Dunn, the administration's communications director, for identifying Mao Zedong as one of her favorite philosophers? " I caught some......
  • Ted Turner: 'Less talk, more news'

     
    by Mark Silva Here's a brilliant idea, from the founder of CNN: "Less talk, more news.'' Ted Turner, a billionaire yachtsman whose financial sails have been trimmed - he still has about $700 million in Treasury bills and suggests that......
  • The Morning Fix: Justice gives hard look at Ticketmaster-Live Nation. TLC slams Gosselin! Weighing in on 'Wild Things.' Mouth from South at it again. Cougar controversy!

     
    After the coffee. Before trying to avoid all the Balloon Boy stories. Now it's really getting ugly. TLC has filed a breach of contract against Jon Gosselin -- the more annoying of the two Gosselins. The suit charges Gosselin with......
  • George Nelson's iconic Bubble lamps get colorized

     
    Remember the outcry in the 1980s when Ted Turner first decided to colorize classic black-and-white films? 'Criminal mutilation,' director Woody Allen called it. I feel the same way about the new colored versions of George Nelson's iconic Bubble lamps....