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How to Say Goodbye to Summer

Lauren Salkin | Posted 11.03.2014 | Home
Lauren Salkin

As another summer heads to the airport, my thoughts head back to 1982, when I was a secretary in the Artist & Repertoire (A&R) Department at CBS Records and the song "Goodbye to You" first aired on the radio.

Franco-American Film Festival on the Champs Elysees: From Whit Stillman to Agnes Varda

Karin Badt | Posted 08.15.2014 | Home
Karin Badt

The Champs Elysées theaters were packed this weekend, with French audiences curious to explore the underground cinema of this country across the ocean. Curious: Would the same be true of a festival featuring young French talent in the U.S.?

Brooklyn Girl on Fire: Troi Zee Takes Center Stage

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 01.23.2014 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

If we look hard enough and not so far, among us are some brilliant children that aspire for more. Children who are actively involved in making positive contributions to the image of them and their generation of upcoming leaders.

An Enchanted Evening: A Q&A With Video Pioneers Liza Béar and Milly Iatrou

Julie Ingram | Posted 09.21.2013 | Home
Julie Ingram

Before the internet, artists used NASA satellites to communicate and collaborate with each other across the country. This truth, which sounds stranger than fiction, was achieved by video pioneer Liza Béar and her colleague, Keith Sonnier

Elise Neal, 1982 Actress, Shines on the Big Screen

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 04.03.2013 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

The two hours I spent with Neal were nothing short of amazing. I did not expect this young woman to give me such extraordinary insight into her life, her sense of drive and into Hollywood secrets.

Bokeem Woodbine: Boy From the Hood Goes Hollywood

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.26.2013 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

He is proof that a boy from the hood need not be conquered by the dangers of the street. It is possible to beat the odds and make it to Hollywood. After all, he did.

Sharon Leal: An A-List Actress With A Message

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 03.09.2013 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

The multi-talented Sharon Leal is an actress, a dancer, a singer and a mother. Leal continues to grace us with her presence in film and on television, and at first glance, you would think "diva!" Not at all. She is as humble as she is talented.

Hill Harper: Big Brother, Big Dreams

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 01.27.2013 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Hill Harper uses his position for the greater good and gives back to young people. He takes the responsibility of being a role model seriously and it is a source of immense joy.

Quinton Aaron: A Bear With Heart

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 01.21.2013 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

So whether it is acting or behind the scenes, Quintin Aaron is going to leave his mark on the movie industry. With a heart of gold, and compassion to match, he is poised to be a success story.

A Beautiful Mind -- A Conversation with Troi Zee

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

Troi Zee may be the secret weapon this next generation needs to get them motivated and on a quest for knowledge.

There is Nothing to Discuss on the Falklands' Sovereignty

Azeem Ibrahim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Azeem Ibrahim

Last week saw the largest anti-British protest in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires since the Falklands War in 1982. Thousands of people were out on the streets amid controversy over the UK's decision to drill for oil in the areas surrounding the islands.

Obama and the Reagan myth

Brendan Nyhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brendan Nyhan

As I've repeatedly noted, journalists have a tendency to attribute electoral outcomes and poll ratings to political tactics rather than the underlying...

With New Ads, Obama Pushes Back Against Ugly McCain Campaign

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

"First of all politics is a tough business," says McCain. "Second of all, I think the tone of this whole campaign would've been very different if Sen. Obama had accepted my request for us to appear at town hall meetings."