The convergence of nine out of the 10 consecutive warmest years, along with poor soil conservation practices, could lead to the depletion of our underground water reservoir, which could in turn result in another Dust Bowl.
So, David Geffen, a slim little kid who escaped Brooklyn to fulfill his dream in Hollywood, becomes a maestro of the rock generation after starting as an agent. "What does an agent do?" he asked, at first.
Mitt Romney's comment in the first presidential debate about defunding Big Bird was the fodder for lots of jokes, but it has more serious implications, not just for public funding for the arts, but for the future of America's global competitiveness.
Is anyone naïve enough to believe that any network other than PBS would run Big Bird and Mister Rogers for as long as it has? No, it's not the paltry sum of money why conservatives want to get rid of Big Bird, Mister Rogers, and PBS. It's the values for which they stand.