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Birmingham Community Service Officer Heather Campbell Offers Plenty Of Compassion, Courtesy

Karim Shamsi-Basha | Posted 07.28.2016 | Good News
Karim Shamsi-Basha

Twenty-year-old Tony Harris walked into the Shell station on Third Avenue West in Ensley looking defeated, sweat dripping from his chin. He held a bag of clothes over his shoulder, the other arm cradling a skateboard resting on his waist. He slowly approached Birmingham Police Officer Heather Campbell and me.

The Power of the Limbic Brain

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2017 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Feelings and emotions that motivate or paralyze us lie within the limbic system. Our awareness that our emotional life colors our performance can liberate us from some brain chains.

Freedom or Death: The Perplexing Case of the Current Greek Debt Crisis

Pablo Freund | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics
Pablo Freund

Scapegoating the EU for not pardoning or easing terms on debt, accusing minorities of tax fraud and ramping up government expenses are surely not part of the road to resolution.

Current Staffers Lash Out At Al Gore

Posted 01.08.2013 | Media

The staffers at Current TV are reportedly very unhappy with Al Gore over the sale of the network to Al Jazeera. Current, which Gore helped found, ...

Current Staff Lashes Out At Al Gore | LINDA STASI | Posted 03.10.2013 | Media

Just call him Al Gorezeera. Yesterday morning, the still shell shocked staff at Current TV was called to an all hands staff meeting at its San Fran...

Fired up! Climate Change Gridlock Needs to Be Replaced With Action

Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm | Posted 06.21.2012 | Politics
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm

The climate is changing. But excuses for inaction have not. Instead of complaining start campaigning. Put people in office who will allow your children to have a future on this planet.

Hank Williams' Family And One Cruel Ruling In Not-So-Sweet Alabama

Countdown with Keith Olbermann // Current TV | Joe Lapointe | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

If Hank Williams Sr. – the original Hank – were alive today, what sort of song might he write for the harsh, new immigration law in his native Ala...

Unearthing the Truth About the Gay Caveman (VIDEO)

Bryan Safi | Posted 06.15.2011 | Comedy
Bryan Safi

Coming out of the closet is so last week. The new hot media trend is "outing" 5,000-year-old skeletons from the apparent sexual confusion of their caves. But does the story of the so-called "Gay Caveman" hold up?

'Kill It, Cook It, Eat It' Slaughtering Show Comes To Cable

Squid Ink | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LA Weekly's Squid Ink writes:​ Just in case your meat guilt wasn't powerful enough, here comes Kill It, Cook It, Eat It, a BBC show premiering in A...

Penguin Launches Science Book Imprint

Crain's New York Business | Matthew Flamm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Penguin Group USA is making another bet on niche publishing. At a time when most houses are looking to cut back on titles, the publisher is launching...

Ac**kalypse Now: "That's Gay" Takes On Don't Ask Don't Tell Lovers (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

There's a lot of opposition to repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell, and according to Bryan Safi these folks are all afraid of one thing: gay penis. Safi to...

"That's Gay" Takes On Homosexual Conversion (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Tired of being gay? Want to try a woman out for a while? You're in luck! Richard Cohen and his army of ex-gay men can whip that homo right out of your...

'No Homo': Bryan Safi Explores Homophobia In Rap Music (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Bryan Safi took on the phrase "no homo" this week in his InfoMania segment "That's Gay." Turns out if you're ever afraid of sounding gay you can just ...

Are "Gayngels" The Answer To All Your Problems? (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

"It's a well-known fact that when you need help fast, a gay guy magically appears to make everything better." Or so says Bryan Safi, Current TV's arbi...

'That's Gay' Host Mocks TV's Love Of Lesbianism (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week on Current TV's "Infomania," Bryan Safi, arbiter of all things gay, took on television's obsession with experimental lesbianism. You see, me...

'That's Gay' Host Goes Undercover To Investigate Gay Characters In TV Ads (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

This week on Current TV's "Infomania," Bryan Safi, arbiter of all things gay, took on the advertising world. In an in-depth and surprising piece he sh...

Marriage Is Gay (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

InfoMania, Current TV's half-hour satirical news show, has some features we can't resist. First, the hilarious "Target Women": Sarah Haskins's adverto...

HuffPost's Dave Burdick On Wind Turbines, Obama's Fuel Rules, And Peeing In Old Faithful

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Huff TV

Huffington Post Green Editor Dave Burdick weighed in on this week's green winners and losers over on Topics included bird-friendly wind ...

Al Gore's Current TV Laying Off 60

CNET | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

There have been layoffs at Current Media, the cable network co-founded by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore. A statement from Current put the number...