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A Sound Reason to Oppose the Big Oil Law Suit in Louisiana Doesn't Exist

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 02.22.2014 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

In my mind, when a politician avoids discussing the merits of an issue and instead launches personal attacks against those opposed to his views, it's because there is nothing solid to stand on.

Can Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Make the Big Oil Lawsuit Go Away?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 11.28.2013 | Green
Sandy Rosenthal

Last week, Garret Graves, speaking for Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, told the nominating committee for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East that the Governor would refuse to approve the reappointment of John Barry and Tim Doody.

ASCAP Workshop: Chatting With Richard Bellis, Matthew Margeson, Michael Bearden and Joe Trapanese, Plus Exclusives by The Grahams and Sweet Relief's Victoria Williams

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Our participants come to the Workshop at a critical point in their careers. We identify them just before they launch and provide a training ground for them to hone the skills they will need to succeed. Think of it as a finishing school." - ASCAP's Jennifer Harmon

Former Superintendent Of The Year Steps Down

Posted 11.28.2012 | Education

John Barry, a retired Air Force general and Colorado’s Superintendent of the Year in 2011, announced he will step down from his post as head of Auro...

LISTEN: The Shocking Origins Of James Bond's Classic Theme

Posted 10.16.2012 | Entertainment

Remember the classic James Bond theme that Monty Norman composed and John Barry re-arranged for "Dr. No," and which was subsequently used in the 22 ot...

Bond at 50: Dr. No Is a Time Capsule From the Early Mad Men Era

William Bradley | Posted 12.04.2012 | Entertainment
William Bradley

While there have been some real clunkers among the Bond films, especially during the the charming but not all that nice version played by Roger Moore, the series has endured through generations of fans, with its 24th film coming up.

What's It All About: Chatting with Pat Metheny, Jonathan Elias, and Viva Voce

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pat Metheny's new album is titled What's It All About, which is based off a line from the song "Alfie." Since this is an unusual approach for Pat Metheny, he tracked him down to talk about it.

John Barry: Remembering One of the Greats

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alec Baldwin

Barry's career is a phenomenon. He's responsible for clearly what are some of the most gorgeous, sensitive and ultimately effective scores in movie history.

5-Oscar Winner John Barry Dies At 77

AP | ROBERT BARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Five-time Oscar-winning composer John Barry, who wrote music for a dozen James Bond films, including "You Only Live Twice" and "Goldfin...

Management Experience Is Paramount

Eli Broad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Eli Broad

As New Yorkers consider whether Cathie Black is qualified to run the New York City Department of Education, it is worth looking at why leaders without education backgrounds have succeeded in the past.

Nearly Five Years Later Still No Levee Commission, Why?

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

Levees.org continues to demand the 8/29 Investigation Act, a truly independent bipartisan investigation of the flood protection failures during Katrina.

Fired Professor Who Criticized Army Corps of Engineers Files suit

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

The discovery phase of this lawsuit could reveal and make public that the leading hurricane scientists in the state of Louisiana were intimidated and then fired by LSU at the command of the Corps of Engineers for their findings.

Another '60s Anniversary: The Ur-Action Blockbuster Goldfinger

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Though Goldfinger looks almost sedate compared to today's jittery, mashed-up action pictures, editor Peter Hunt's work 45 years ago, emphasizing fast hard cuts, was an innovation.

Journalism vs. Commentary; and Remembering Maurice Jarre

Alec Baldwin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alec Baldwin

Journalism is what is required now. And, yes, some commentary. But more journalism than commentary. That's what a newspaper does.

The Best Original Movie Scores By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

Surveying the historical span of filmmaking, the use of original music appears more prevalent from the dawn of sound through the 1970s -- or perhaps it's just that the scores themselves were more memorable over this period.

The "Move On" Defense Of George W. Bush

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

To say Bush's defense is that his opponents want "political vengeance" is a non sequitur. Couldn't every trial in the country be characterized as some sort of "vengeance" based on this logic?

Investigate the Levees

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John McQuaid

At issue is not merely how some bad designs crept into floodwalls, but why the whole system failed, and what we can learn to prevent it from happening again -- in New Orleans and elsewhere.