It takes less than a minute to tell a lie that can spread around the world, yet it can take days, months, or years to correct it. Sometimes the truth never catches up to the lie.
Vicious right-wing chest-thumpers are missing the point: Americans don't want more and more brutal war. We want our troops home, yesterday.
We in the theatre have known for a long, long time that the show must go on. I'd venture to say that there's only one man in Washington who knows this in his bones -- National Endowment for the Arts chair, Rocco Landesman.
Rove calls the Arizona statute a "tight and reasonable standard." So not so. We must find the national nerve, maturity, and wisdom to frame the crime issue more comprehensively, and helpfully.
The press gave Bush a free pass following the Exxon Valdez spill, while today, the same press corps seems determined to hang the oil spill around Obama's neck. Why the glaringly different approaches when covering epic oil spills?
As I write this, we are 15 minutes away from seeing what bids have come in to buy Newsweek. So I did a bit of Googling to catch up on the press covera...
Bloggers and critics around the world are writing their final farewells and tributes to the show that has intrigued and debilitated them for the past six seasons. Here are excerpts from the best columns on why "Lost" was so beloved.
At the end of the day, if Setoodeh can't accept a gay actor in a straight role, then that's really his problem, isn't it? And he needs to keep that in the closet.
As an organizer of the anti-defamation organization MAGNET, I need to point out that you are hypocritically guilty of the same crime that you have called out Newsweek for, as it relates to transsexual women and your show "Nip/Tuck."
Given the vast pension, health care and unfulfilled subscription liabilities Newsweek carries, it's likely the magazine is headed for extinction.
Here are just a few of the much more obvious ideas for how the Jon Meacham might have given Newsweek a fighting chance.
With singing gay football players, Down Syndrome cheerleaders and dancing wheelchairs, Glee is changing the world, one 12 year-old at a time.
There was a time in the not so distant past when some of us thought that "sexual orientation" was a briefing on getting it on...you know, those class...
While Newsy.com is fulfilling the mobile video news dreams of its consumers, Time is making promises to advertisers, not to its readers.
With all due respect to Kristin Chenoweth and all the Internet posters who've crashed down on the theater critic who claimed that gay actors can't and shouldn't play straight characters, I don't think the critic was being homophobic. Just wrong.
Glee creator Ryan Murphy is leading a boycott of Newsweek after one of its columnists said openly gay actors playing straight characters alienate audiences. I'm a gay Newsweek reader and I'd like an apology from Ryan Murphy.