The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.
It's hard to believe that Queen Elizabeth II ascended to the throne sixty years ago this February. In the words of the late historian John Grigg, "Elizabeth II deserves praise for having been a bastion of stability in an age of social and moral flux."
Helen Mirren did it. So has Colin Firth. Now Madonna is hot for it. They, and the rest of Hollywood, know that a royal wave could very well lead to Oscar and box-office gold.
Prince William may be taken by Kate Middleton, but the great example set by this delightful couple provides terrific lessons in how to find your own charming prince.
Free agency is always a risky venture for both parties. The player wants to cash in on his present value and the club wants to capture that value at the right price. The story of Gil Meche is certainly one for the books.
Who knew Kate Middleton embodied the Midwestern values of hard work, patience and common sense? Or that she's a role model in the land of upward mobility?
Dear Prince Harry, I know it's shocking; after three years of goingoutiveness, you've been dumped. Now I may not be a prince of anything except a c...