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Pajama-Clad Revolutionaries

A year ago, Jonathan Klein, current president of CNN, airily dismissed the bloggers who dethroned Dan Rather. “These bloggers have no checks and balances… You couldn’t have a starker contrast ...
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Anger Mismanagement

I know a wealthy couple in southern California, well-educated, with a son about ten years old. The husband has a high-paying job with a movie studio, the mother owns a ...
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Simon Says

We are seated in the kind of comfortable, southwestern-style Hollywood Hills home with a magnificent view that is the rightful entitlement of every successful Hollywood player. This one belongs to ...
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City of Liberals

It’s springtime in Los Angeles again, which means sunny skies, balmy temperatures, languid days at the beach–in other words, it’s just like every other time of the year here. #ad#Springtime for ...
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No Sean Penn

LOS ANGELES–Another Academy Awards ceremony has come and gone. If you’re like me, you spent much of it on the edge of your seat, silently praying that none of ...