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Big Love Meets Big Data

(0) Comments | Posted April 22, 2013 | 11:47 AM

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

And if you're in the 21st century, that must happen with the latest matchmaking technologies, as promised by NBC's "Ready for Love,''...

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No Comments? Internet Trolls and Women Writers

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 10:45 AM

Sheryl Sandberg advises women to "Lean In," to sit at the table and make their voices heard as they overcome the internal impediments that hold them back and that account for the gender imbalance in all sectors of our country's leadership. But what happens when you realize that "leaning in"...

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Fooled Again

(0) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 10:04 AM

Forget Easter, Christmas and even Halloween. My brother's favorite holiday is April Fools' Day. By age ten, he was so spectacularly successful at devising credible jokes that he managed to send our grandmother on the same fool's errand three years in a row! She went into town to fetch her...

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Quoth the Raven, 'Hut-hut'

(1) Comments | Posted January 31, 2013 | 11:17 AM

The 49ers are heavily favored to win the Super Bowl on February 3, but I'll be rooting for the Ravens. My loyalties have nothing to do with football, nor Baltimore. I'll be cheering for the only team in the NFL named for a poem.

Sure, there are...

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In Defense of Jargon

(4) Comments | Posted November 27, 2012 | 4:14 PM

The controversy about the "fiscal cliff" toward which our ship of state seems to be steering recently took an unexpectedly tumultuous turn: In an interview with National Public Radio, David Brooks stirred a tempest in a teapot when he suggested that the partisanship in current national politics is...

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Mad Men's Scarlet Women

(6) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 4:20 PM

We are finally about to get some relief from the endless media-marathon of Republican primaries and caucuses. The long-delayed fifth season of Mad Men started on Sunday, March 25. But Mad Men is not a break from the politics of 2012. This show is a sharply critical voice in the...

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