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  • Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR

    Daniel Schorr dies at 93; controversial CBS and CNN broadcaster became elder statesman at NPR
    Daniel Schorr, who became the elder statesman of public radio after decades as a feisty television broadcaster for CBS and CNN, has died. He was 93. Schorr died Friday morning after a short illness at a Washington hospital, National Public Radio...
  • 'Eco Barons: The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who Are Saving Our Planet' by Edward Humes

    Eco Barons The Dreamers, Schemers and Millionaires Who are Saving Our Planet Edward Humes Ecco: 368 pp., $25.99 Excepting the facts that the title is absurd and the premise conceptually fractured, this is a fine little book: a collection of starry-...
  • YouTube vigilantes

    Did you see that YouTube video of an Australian priest hurling abuse at a motley crew of skateboarders in front of Melbourne's St. Patrick's Cathedral? Well, his superiors did, and last week the Rev. Mgr. Geoff Baron was placed on indefinite leave....
  • New Orleans Man Chosen as CNN Hero of 2009

    New Orleans Man Chosen as CNN Hero of 2009
    A New Orleans man is among the 10 people who are being honored as a CNN Hero for 2009. Derrick Tabb, the founder of Roots of Music, a free year-round music education and academic mentoring program for middle school children in New Orleans, was chosen...
  • America's wild buffalo: a comeback?

     
    America's iconic buffalo, some say, have made a comeback. But with more than 400,000 bison in mainly fenced, commercial herds in the U.S. and Canada, they are not the free-roaming breed of yore. But today, an attempt is underway to......
  • Logan’s Run–the remake lands a commercial director

     
    It was a staple of TBS back in the Old Days, when Ted Turner owned it and you could pretty much plan your Saturday with a Logan's Run/Beastmaster repeat. Seriously, did Ted have a Howard Hughes thing for those two movies?  Especially Logan's Run. It...
  • Yellowstone National Park considers vaccinating bison with air rifles

     
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- Yellowstone National Park has proposed using air rifles to vaccinate bison to try to reduce the chance the animals could spread a disease to cattle. The disease is brucellosis, which causes infected wildlife and cattle to abort......
  • The studio that returned from the dead: How did New Line get its mojo back?

     
    When I had lunch with New Line President Toby Emmerich the other day at a hip industry eatery in Hollywood, he advised me that the next time I went to the restaurant I could save money by parking my car......
  • Ted Turner wants to save the world and serve it bison

     
    Media mogul-turned-philanthropist and bison burger pusher Ted Turner brought his message of peace, love and understanding to Hollywood movers and shakers at the Producers Guild of America's second annual Produced By conference being held at the 20th...
  • 'Time to give it up,' Buffett and Gates tell the super-rich

     
    Warren Buffett and Bill Gates want the richest Americans to promise to give most of it away. In a campaign launched on Wednesday, the two billionaires are calling on the nation’s wealthiest people to formally pledge at least 50% of......
  • Betty White reflects on a golden career

     
    Betty White is one of the true pioneers of television, making her debut on the nascent medium in 1939. More than seven decades on and she remains a star of the small screen, headlining a new sitcom, "Hot in Cleveland," which debuted to record ratings...
  • Brand X Files: Mel Gibson: mentally ill or just a jerk? 'The Hills' (finally) ends. NAACP condemns racism in 'tea party'

     
    Mel Gibson: mentally ill or maybe just a jerk?: Mel Gibson's mental health issues may have contributed to his fits of rage. Or maybe he's, you know, both crazypants and a nasty guy? (ABC News) What, me, racist? Iowa 'tea party' billboard compares Obama to...