Of the six million children around the world with potentially treatable heart defects and no access to care, approximately 6,000 live in Uganda. How great would it be if together, we could put 6,000 candles on a metaphorical cake to brighten the lives of these kids?!
In a way you can't fault underfunded New York City Opera general manager and artistic director George Steel for scheduling Anna Nicole, now at BAM, as the opening for what could be the revamped company's swan-song season.
These days, I find that I feel greatest urgency not because I myself am a lesbian, but because I am a mother, an education advocate and someone fighting for a brighter future for so many young people who lack the opportunity to thrive.
Comedy icons like Jerry Lewis, Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Joan Rivers, and even Woody Allen were able to work and hone material during weeklong stands in front of packed, tough crowds, creating the style and rhythm of what we now consider modern stand up comedy.
Bravo to these beloved clowns and comics who turned life's cabbage into sauerkraut. May all that talent live on forever and continue to spawn more comedy. And may we never lose our laughter or fade out our ability to find the funny in life.
The mission of the Larry King Cardiac Foundation is to save hearts. Flipboard is a powerful platform that makes it simple and fun for us to highlight visually-compelling articles on how to lead a heart healthy life.
Corrective heart treatment is only available to 7 percent of the world's population. Kids in sub-Saharan Africa are least likely to receive help for their hearts, with upwards of 6,000 at risk in Uganda alone.
The Borscht Belt, the Jewish Alps, the Sour Cream Sierras... From the 1940s to the 1960s, the Catskill Mountains in upstate New York (primarily Sullivan and Ulster Counties) were the place to be for the growing Jewish community in the Northeast.
I love meeting people and hearing their stories. I interview the leading figures in popular culture, folks like the great actor James Gandolfini, who we've just lost to cardiac arrest. On the topic of addressing heart disease, like so much else, the news can sometimes be good, as well as bad.
A memorable interview reveals not only what someone does, but why. It's at the junction of motivation and manifestation where personal history really gets interesting.
Tavis Smiley is a STAR. Congratulations on 2,000 shows; here's wishing you 1,000 more! Hey, before you know it, you'll be in this game as long as me. Get ready to hold on to your suspenders!
After surviving quintuple bypass surgery in 1987, thanks to excellent doctors and a good insurance plan, Larry King felt grateful. He knew that others weren't so lucky and so, to help those less fortunate, he founded the Larry King Cardiac Foundation (LKCF).
Happy 80th birthday, Willie. You are a true American original. May every liberal-conservative-human rights-farm-advocate-music loving pot smoker light one up in your honor.
Jesus Christ bit into his Chick fil-A sandwich, giving thanks for the time travel machine that the Father Almighty had invented -- or rather the one Noah had unknowingly invented.
Our latest eye-popper celebrity-marriage-reveal showcases famous people who married the same person twice. That's right. Married, divorced, re-married... the same person -- two times.
Just around the corner, on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, JFC celebrates the 10th anniversary since the New York event was established, initially as an in-store event, by fashion pioneer and philanthropist, Jeffrey Kalinsky.