I wanted to know how the global community can best help South Sudan, so I interviewed Nanthaniel Chol Nyok, one of the Lost Boys of Sudan, who recently returned from the refugee camps where he visited his family.
Time to debunk the myth that journalists--those in a professional field, unlike law or medicine, where advanced degrees or adherence to established codes of conduct are not uniformly demanded--have a monopoly on deciding what's news and who is worthy of delivering it.
In Los Angeles there is a certain elasticity to the concept known elsewhere as "truth." Ever since the Gold Rush people show up late to most meetings, shrug their shoulders in ersatz disbelief, and say, "Traffic."
These colorful, tasty libations are sure to set your heart beating.
Invite some friends over for winter cocktails that are fun, easy to mix up and will chase any chill away.
At the risk of sounding like a curmudgeon, I have a message for all superstar rock groups fronted by charismatic lead singers who are thinking about crashing my daughter's wedding. Back off.
With scandals happening on a weekly, and even daily basis surrounding the majority of these figures, it's hard to pinpoint those who have actually had a positive effect on society, who we as college students can look up to.
It's tough being a satirist amid countless known and invisible threats, but that hasn't deterred Maya Zankoul, Toni Yammine and their merry group from poking fun at all things Lebanese via Beirut+ TV.
To reduce Clooney's to a savior figure not only infantilizes her work and the work of all human rights lawyers, but also boils her multifaceted and controversial career choices down to simplistic idealism, which is hardly a way to make a living, and certainly not to make a successful legal career.
Did you feel moved and inspired by George Clooney's acceptance speech? Are you still wishing you had what it takes to share such words with your loved one? Don't wish. Do.
After more than 60 years in the entertainment business Australian housewife turned entertainment superstar Dame Edna Everage is truly in a category all her own.
Sony Pictures and the rest of corporate America must realize that the proliferation of cyber miscreants and illicit activities that steal Intellectual Property and sensitive data are finding it easier than ever.
We must each examine our own inner security systems, the ones which will reveal who we really are, and emerge the virtues to the surface, so they can naturally protect our minds and lives. It is our hearts that must never be hacked.
Now I applaud the emergence of high-powered couples, and George and Amal send a great message by being together. But how about we do all women a service, and not label them as any kind of accessory to men; no trophies to win or trinkets to collect. That is so passé.
The Senate torture report shows that detainee abuse was used not as a last, but sometimes as a first, resort after 9/11. Torture was executed not in a painstaking, precise manner, but by interrogators who lumbered casually and carelessly into it.