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Comebacks

A New Approach to Lawyer Jokes

Malcolm Kushner | Posted 04.07.2014 | Books
Malcolm Kushner

Sure, there's the widely-held belief that the best defense is a good offense. But is it really?

2013: Your Comeback Year

Rick McDaniel | Posted 03.02.2013 | Healthy Living
Rick McDaniel

A comeback is possible, but it does take work. Putting into practice these principles will help you overcome your setback.

Legendary Comedian Releasing First Special In 17 Years

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.10.2012 | Comedy

On December 31, Andrew Dice Clay will make his official return to stand-up comedy with a new one-hour special, "Indestructible," produced for Showtime...

Ricki Lake Talks Return To Daytime

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 11.09.2012 | TV

LOS ANGELES — Ricki Lake was a babe in the talk show woods when her syndicated program launched nearly two decades ago. Looking back at the 24-...

18 Comebacks To "Why Aren't You Two Married Yet?"

Glamour | Posted 07.12.2012 | Women

You're in a relationship, and you're happily not married. So why all the outside pressure to tie the knot?! Here are 18 comebacks that will leave peop...

Your Comeback Toolkit -- You'll Need It!

Dr. Hendrie Weisinger | Posted 08.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Hendrie Weisinger

It's not easy to deal with setbacks -- they are emotionally arousing, draining, and taxing. The good news, though, is there are specific skills that can help you turn a setback into a comeback.

Have a Life FAIL? How To Bounce Back Fast!

Debra Ollivier | Posted 07.10.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In the new book, Rebounders: How Winners Pivot from Setback to Success, author Rick Newman examines the core strengths of rebounders, including resilience -- the capacity not only to cope with adversity, but to overcome it, learn from it and be transformed by it.

Best Comebacks In NBA Playoffs History

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.30.2012 | Sports

With the 2012 NBA Playoffs just barely out of the gate for Round 1, the postseason already seems to be shaping up to be chock-full of bedlam and comeb...

The High Political Price of "Some People Say" Journalism

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 12.17.2011 | Media
Kathleen Reardon

Change the channel the next time you hear, "some people say," "many people think," or vacuous statements in this genre. E-mail the station. Tell them to name their sources.

Gerry Rafferty and the Inanity of Fame

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

Reading about the death of Gerry Rafferty -- whom you know if you turned on a radio once in the late '70s -- was like poring over the news of someone Dickens might have conjured up.

Technology Actually Can Rot Your Teenager's Brain -- and Maybe Yours Too

Kathleen Reardon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Kathleen Reardon

Is dependence on social technology hurting how people communicate? Are we less agile than before, less attentive to nonverbal cues because, frankly, we're getting out of practice?

An Open Letter to Kirstie Alley

Libby Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Libby Mitchell

Either you can keep riding this weight loss gravy train and sink into mediocrity, or you can rise, like a phoenix from the ashes, say "I don't care what I weigh" and be an actress again.

Stage Your Comeback

Heather Cabot | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Heather Cabot

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Cronkite Comes Back

New York Times | Brian Stelter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

In accordance with CBS policy at the time, Walter Cronkite retired from the "CBS Evening News" in 1981 at age 65. "Old anchormen, you see, don't fade...