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Entries by Vickie Karp from 04/2009

Third Screen: The Really Terrible Orchestra Attacks America

| Posted 04.04.2009 | Entertainment

I heard novelist Alexander McCall Smith play in his beloved Really Terrible Orchestra at Town Hall Wednesday night, and all I can say is there is absolutely no danger they'll get good any time soon.

Third Screen: Joe Frazier on How To Be A Man

| Posted 04.10.2009 | Entertainment

Joe Frazier's story has never been told. Still a dashing figure -- I found him much more at peace with life than the documentary may lead you to believe.

Third Screen: Can Banks End Poverty?

| Posted 04.19.2009 | Business

Grameen, whose slogan is "banking for the unbanked," now operates in 38 countries providing collateral-free loans to over 7.5 million borrowers.

Third Screen: Russell Simmons on Anger, Money, and Power

| Posted 04.24.2009 | Entertainment

Simmons: These days I've been thinking a lot about gay marriage. I'm a big supporter. Federal gun laws is another one. There are a bunch of battles. It's all good.

Third Screen: Houdini and Friends, 2009

| Posted 04.29.2009 | Entertainment

Just wrote about the amazing Society of American Magicians and their Chariman of the Board, Tom Klem, for my True/Slant blog. The response was so su...