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MARCH 21, 2011, NEWS UPDATE Congress passes 6th stop-gap spending measure to avert government shutdown. We can now amend the Pledge of Allegiance...
Sheen is no mere Greek hero. Greek heroes were (usually) deferential to their gods and previous heroes. Charlie Sheen shows us that winning means we must destroy our idols by out-winning them.
When I eulogized my brother, I was emphatic that I will remember the happy memories of Jeff. I owe it to him to remember him for all he gave us, and not for what this scourge of mental illness did to the son and brother we loved.
The strong norms against alcohol abuse, particularly in conservative congregations, might deter a lot of people from admitting they have a problem and seeking help.
Watching Limitless, I wondered where the time went. As soon as it started, it was over. I felt like its main character Eddie in the throes of his drug's side effects, losing all track of time.
I would like to offer Charlie and company some suggestions for a winning warm up mix tape to play for those brave souls who rushed to buy their "Violent Torpedo of Truth/Defeat Is Not An Option Tour" tickets and take their chances.
It seems the public can't get enough of Charlie Sheen these days.
General David Petraeus is in Washington, D.C., this week and, as expected, we are hearing claims of success and progress. No matter that we've heard ...
The incisive logic of Ralph Nader's Unsafe at Any Speed applies equally to nuclear power -- and furthermore, to the workings of the military-industrial complex with which it is intimately intertwined.
Warner Brothers giving Sheen the boot says that what matters about our celebrities isn't their acting ability, but their personal lives. We need to start expecting less from our celebrities, and more from ourselves.
If you want to see anybody go crazy, all you have to do is point a camera at him long enough. Anybody -- especially the people who say they don't take stardom seriously.
Real-time social media provides a "Now Lens" for viewing the world second by second. Finally, the digital fire hose of people's opinions, dreams, hopes and anxieties, are being unleashed and shared worldwide, anytime, anywhere.
The similarities between today and the 1980s reflect a country now run by those who came of age in that decade. No matter where we look for the roots of today's political debates, we find the tropes of '80s popular culture.
Not only are we able to be connected to Celebrities but they are also connected to us.
The interest in Charlie Sheen's otherworldly behavior has reached such a level that someone thinks she can make money off his poetry.