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Jason Linkins

Former Gov. Confirms Run For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.16.2013 | Politics

It's hard to believe that at one point, former South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford was one of those names that credible people batted back and forth as a...

South Carolina: An Embarrassment of Riches?

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.23.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

During my first semester at the College of Charleston 15 years ago, I was teaching a journalism writing course where I gave weekly current-events quiz...

Remember 'The Whoopee Cushion' ?

Christopher Lamb | Posted 03.10.2012 | Politics
Christopher Lamb

As New Hampshire votes tomorrow, the GOP presidential candidates will remove their grease paint, put away their cream pies and banana peels, take down their tents, and take their show to South Carolina. There is no more fitting place for these particular candidates during this particular presidential campaign than in the state known as "America's whoopee cushion."

Thank You Sarah Palin!

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Somehow, somewhere, someone ordained Palin the new head of the GOP and deluded themselves into believing that who and what she touches today will mystically turn into November 2nd gold. Truth is, it'll be just the opposite.

Top Ten PR Blunders of 2009

Rich Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rich Robinson

For some this was, as Queen Elizabeth might say, "annus horribilis" -- a horrible year. For the rest of us, it was another lesson in public relations crisis management.

Do Men Become Better or Worse Fathers After Divorce?

Jill Brooke | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill Brooke

A growing trend shows that many men become better parents post-divorce, to the surprise of ex-wives who find it difficult to grasp that a man who wasn't a good husband can indeed be a good father.

Michael Jackson RIP, 3 Decades LA Style

Jodi Lampert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jodi Lampert

I haven't cried for Michael Jackson. Because I find myself -- still -- annoyed by footage I've seen on this morning's local news

"The Jacksons:" The Ultimate Reality Show

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Let's face it, if you're into train wrecks, it doesn't get much better than this. In the age of reality television, this is the ultimate real-life family freak show.

Sanford's Book Deal Off

Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday, word came out that Gov. Mark Sanford had a book deal for a weighty, pre-admitting-to-crossing-lines, tome outlining his 'policy beliefs.' ...