As former Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice showed the most repellent on-court demeanor since Bobby Knight, outside observers have voiced their annoyance about the rise of dictatorial coaches. However, the fact remains the coach-as-bully is learned behavior and it starts early.
When World News did run the piece, NBC's Engel was described as some sort of generic news reporter while the 'NBC' affiliation was judiciously left out of the script and not mentioned once during the whole story.
One of the blessings of having an unfettered imagination is a willingness to take greater risks than many other artists. When it was first announced t...
Who would have thought that two guys who killed Kenny could give so much life to Mormonism? In fact, the musical even turned me back on to my own religion.
Tuesday is Election Day and we are still alive, just not allowed to leave the house for a little while, all of us. Thankfully, there are Internet videos for that. So we've compiled this definitive list of the 20 best videos of the 2012 election cycle.
Monday, September 17th marks the the one year anniversary of Occupy Wall Street's launch in 2011. While the movement has faded from view over the last...
My beef with all these so called champions of free speech who feel so strongly about broadcasting their hateful views, yet run for cover when threatened: Why do these people leave innocent Americans to pay the price of their irresponsible acts? Why don't they man up?
September 1 is Knowledge Day in Russia, a big cultural holiday marking the beginning of the school year. Legislators prepared a special gift for the kids this year, introducing radical new ways to protect them from "detrimental information."
"You only snack when you're sad. But the thing is, you're not sad. You're happy," my son replied. "And you feel bad about it. Like you're hurting Dad or you don't deserve it or whatever. Well you're not, and you do. Capeesh?"
Maybe I'm deluding myself. Maybe I just can't stand the thought of losing someone else that I love. Or maybe, just maybe, my faith is on the money when it comes to my sons.
Just as a sponge can only take on water after being wrung out, so too must we be able -- regardless of our experience or education -- to continually renounce our own fullness, lest we become bloated and stale.
Lawmakers or anyone else who wants to gauge public tolerance for politically incorrect language just needs to turn on their television. It's all there in living, colorful language.
Take a few steps back from the airport spectacle, and the agency that likes to see itself as the last line of defense against terrorism is kinda funny.
How does one get from standing in the Milstein Family Hall of Ocean Life in the American Museum of Natural History and looking up at a life-sized model of a 94-foot long blue whale to creating an animation sequence for Monstro the Whale? It takes lots of talent -- and even more patience.
If you are an unapologetic capitalist you will suffer less public scrutiny than if you are someone who is trying to do something meaningful with your life. The focus morphs from the meaning of the message to suspicions of opportunistic motives.
TV is a medium of great power, influence... and profit. One can simultaneously entertain and inspire (enspire?) -- and garner big ratings while doing it. Here is my list of TV's 17 Best Issue-tainment Shows of All Time.