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  • Bernie Brillstein Dies

     
    Boy, here's a huge departure in the show business world: Bernie Brillstein has died. The Associated Press announced this earlier today in a brief dispatch saying "that Brillstein died of heart disease at a Los Angeles hospital at about 9......
  • Mike Francesa, WFAN looking into new cast members

     
    OK, I'm seriously going to start acting like I'm on vacation now before Mrs. WatchDog throws my laptop off a tall building. But before I go . . . WFAN's schedule this week is a typical last-week-of-August mishmash, but behind......
  • Picture: McCain, lobbyist on playboy con-man's yacht

     
    The Nation magazine is getting some buzz for this picture -- which shows McCain and his lobbyist/campaign manager Rick Davis boarding the yacht of Italian playboy/con man Rafael Follieri and his girlfriend, actress Anne Hathaway, in Montenegro in 2006....
  • Kiffin, Yost: Sometimes you see it coming (or think you do), sometimes you don't

     
    Coaches and managers are hired to fired, or so the saying goes.But how it happens -- or doesn't -- can be odd indeed.Going to last weekend, Ned Yost, manager of the Milwaukee Brewers, had every reason to believe his job......
  • Who hires the elections chief? Why Democrats may not want change.

     
    The possibility that Palm Beach County would switch its top elections??? chief job from an elected to an appointed position is creating tension among some Democratic Party allies, including a few labor union leaders. The elected-versus-appointed topic may...
  • Obama hits CEO pay amid Wall St. mess

     
    by John McCormick, updated DUNEDIN, Fla. - Barack Obama emerged from his cloistered debate preparations for a midday rally in a battleground county in a battleground state to target CEO compensation in the wake of the financial crisis on Wall......
  • Financial meltdown brilliantly explained

     
    by Frank James Anyone looking for a brilliantly accessible explanation of the turmoil facing the economy and the financial markets should listen to the outstanding explanatory programs done by Chicago Public Radio's "This American Life." Over the weekend,...
  • Brian Cashman wants to prove media 'idiots' wrong

     
    Sure, I would like to ditch this job and paint watercolors of ocean birds full time. But how can I? Every time I write a column or blog post, some wise guy or gal tells me how boring or hackneyed......
  • Details on market bailout emerge

     
    Assistant Treasury Secretary Neel Kashkari speaks to the Institute of International Bankers Monday. (AP/Haraz N. Ghanbari) by James Oliphant Neel Kashkari has a critical job that didn't even exist a few weeks ago. He's the "assistant secretary for...
  • Obama, McCain aides rumble on Fox

     
    by Frank James I say forget this week's last presidential debate between Senators Barack Obama and John McCain. Let's instead schedule a cage fight between David Axelrod, Obama's chief strategist, and Rick Davis, McCain's campaign manager. The two were......
  • McCain campaign fought the last war

     
    by Frank James The autopsies of Sen. John McCain's failed presidential bid continue to roll in. This morning, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" aired an interview with John Weaver, a former McCain strategist who left the campaign last year when......
  • Deerfield politics: Mutual assured destruction

     
    Looking back at all that???s happened with Deerfield Beach politics the last few years, the phrase that comes to mind is Mutual Assured Destruction. MAD is the military strategy that asserts no rational actor would start a nuclear war against......