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Louis Zamperini -- Meet Witold Pilecki

Tom Alderman | Posted 08.26.2014 | Books
Tom Alderman

This is a powerful story -- but in quite an unexpected way. If you're thinking Schindler's List, Stalag 17, The Great Escape or -- hold your breath -- TV's Hogan's Heroes, you'd be disappointed.

Where Do the Huxtables Poop?

Evan Shapiro | Posted 05.01.2012 | TV
Evan Shapiro

Much is made of the unrealistic body image expectations created by the media. However, much less attention has been given to unrealistic real estate expectations. To cast a spotlight on this issue, here are the Top 11 Most Outrageous Real Estate Deals in TV History.

Japan's Grief Is the World's Grief. It Wasn't Always Like This.

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

The reason Unbroken sits atop various best seller lists is, like all well-told stories, it pits a compelling and tenacious hero against an unrelenting and sadistic villain.

Walter Cronkite, a Journalism Role Model

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Although I am sure that Walter Cronkite had friends in politics, he did not give money to political campaigns or actively support candidates. I won't either.

Outliers and the Hillbilly Sterotype

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

I would like to see Malcolm Gladwell test his theory about Southerners being more prone to violence than Northerners.