I attended med school with some of the smartest, most accomplished women I had ever met. To have our accomplishments reduced for a few cheap laughs is frustrating. What's even more frustrating is that it's not restricted to academia.
"This is the best show in town tonight," exclaimed David Letterman at the SeriousFun gala, the only thing he said that wasn't a joke. Founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, SeriousFun was established to ensure childhood fun at summer camp for children with special needs.
The lastest film from director, Alfonso Cuaron -- Motorcycle Diaries, is a beautiful example of how far technical magic has gone. Though it suffers from a rather simplistic story line, the 3D artistry of the created world of outerspace is enthralling.
You know I don't think there was ever a thing that I said to [George] that ever worked perfectly. I asked him once that same question. I said, "Did I ever give you any advice that was worthwhile?" He thought about it for a minute or two and he said, "You told me never to mix grape with grain."
The present-day concentration of urban poverty in Haiti, which led to millions of people living in the ramshackle slums that literally disintegrated during the earthquake, owe their origins to policies of economic liberalization.