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Nikki Finke's Deadline Battle Heats Up

The Los Angeles Times | Joe Flint | Posted 11.19.2013 | Media

The battle between entertainment journalist Nikki Finke and Jay Penske, the owner of Deadline Hollywood, the website she founded and has since left, h...

Nikki Finke Has Officially Left Deadline

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

It's official: Nikki Finke is done at Deadline. After a series of painful public feuds with her boss, Jay Penske, Finke finally pulled the plug on ...

An Open Letter to Nikki Finke

Jamie Denbo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Jamie Denbo

We the parents, synagogue clergy, wedding planners and former orthodontists of all of the successful young Hollywood types you discuss on your blog, would like to THANK YOU, Nikki, for providing such a perfect forum for us to applaud them publicly.

This Is What Happens When You Push Back A Deadline

Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D. | Posted 10.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Heidi Grant Halvorson, Ph.D.

What happens when we move back deadlines? Research suggests we have a lot of difficulty using our newly-found time wisely. We wind up facing the same problem again -- only now we've gone an additional week, or month, or year without reaching an important goal.

Plan B's Plan B

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.01.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

The Obama administration is trying to have it both ways on the "morning after" pill, and by doing so is taking a firm anti-scientific stand for irrationality. But Obama promised us all, in his first campaign, to do away with having politics dictate federal scientific policy.

NBC Is Not 'Ready For Love' After All

Posted 04.19.2013 | TV

NBC has effectively cancelled "Ready for Love," pulling it from the schedule and replacing it with "Grimm" beginning April 30. NBC announced the sched...

Louie C.K.: Dane Cook A 'Good Guy'

Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy

In an interview with Deadline, Louis C.K. once again emphasized that he has no ill will towards fellow comedian Dane Cook for an old controversy that ...

Harry Chapin on What Made America Famous

Rep. Alan Grayson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics
Rep. Alan Grayson

As we used to say in the House of Representatives, today I'm going to yield to my esteemed colleague from Brooklyn, singer and songwriter Mr. Harry Chapin. For a song that he wrote 37 years ago, called "What Made America Famous."

Lucas Kavner

In The Hollywood Remake Factory, Is Nothing Sacred?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

At a screening in New York City last week, one coming attraction looked so ridiculous, so utterly bizarre and confounding in its tone and delivery, th...

Congress' Real Deadline: Summer Vacation

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.26.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's a pretty safe bet that the issue will (at least temporarily) be resolved by the fifth of August, at the absolute latest. Bank on it. The reason for such certainty is a simple one.

Borders Bidding Deadline Passes With No Offers

Posted 09.17.2011 | Business

Borders Group Inc inched closer to liquidation on Sunday after a bidding deadline passed without offers, the Wall Street Journal said, citing peop...

Historical Context Missing From Debt Ceiling Reporting

Chris Weigant | Posted 09.13.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Back in 1995 and 1996, a government shutdown actually happened -- twice. The debt ceiling was not raised, but the country did not default. President Clinton actively used his veto pen, as the Republicans sent him bills that they knew he would not sign.

'Deadline' Owner Considers Buying Variety

WWW.THEDAILY.COM | Thursday, April 28, 2011 | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Jay Penske, the heir to the Detroit car-racing clan, is mulling a bid to buy Variety from the Amsterdam-based Reed Elsevier company, sources say....

Reviewing America's Wars [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 06.20.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

Since the mainstream media has abdicated all responsibility for reporting the news, I thought today would be a good day to review the current status of America's wars.

The Strip Diary, Weekend Round-Up: Las Vegas Hotel Reviews in 5-7-5 Syllables

Paul Carr | Posted 06.09.2011 | Travel
Paul Carr

The sight of a million drunken college kids (SPRING BREAK!), has made me never want to so much as touch a liqueur chocolate ever again. But the trip is young.

Best Author Excuse For Turning A Manuscript In Late

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.28.2011 | Books
Keith Thomson

After 2008's Ghost, the bestselling memoir of his early career as a State Department counterterrorism agent, Fred Burton turned his attention to an unsolved murder.

Walking Away from the Editor's Desk

Tim Giago | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tim Giago

I always knew the day when I would retire would come, but I never really prepared for it. I was always too busy making deadlines and anticipating the next breaking news story.

Budget Season Overview

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats in the last Congress could have passed the 2011 budget, but they did not. They punted, leaving the door open for Republicans to do what they will with the budget for both this year and for FY 2012.

Obama's Iraq Withdrawal Timeline

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

I have wondered why the White House hasn't been making some political hay over the success of the withdrawal timetable in Iraq. But I now see they wanted to roll this news out when people were actually paying attention.

Can Harry Reid Deliver?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Given that Harry Reid's Senate is not exactly known for moving with blinding speed, one has to wonder whether Harry Reid can deliver on some of these big issues before the midterm elections or not.

Admiral: I Can Empty Guantánamo Camps In 10 Days

The Miami Herald | Carol Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba -- The military can comply with a White House order to empty the detention center and clear all 221 war-on-terror capti...

The Forgotten War

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

No so very long ago, Afghanistan was known as "the forgotten war." But these days, Afghanistan is hard to miss in the headlines. Obama needs to begin talking about our newly-forgotten war: Iraq.

Post-It Panic: Student Tackles Deadlines With Stop Motion Video

Huffington Post | Alex Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

When you're working hard many things fall to the wayside whether it be eating, sleeping, dating, etc. What you get in return is a stack of post-its fi...

First Milestone Approaches In Iraq Withdrawal Timetable

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Chris Weigant

America pulling combat forces out of Iraqi cities is going to have multiple effects within the country. At this point, nobody can accurately predict what those effects are going to be with 100 percent reliability.