The truth is that I have no idea whether the allegations against this man are true. But, in his eyes, he has a bit of that sad placidity that Fitzgerald attributed to his last tycoon, which makes him likeable.
Remember, it is also OK to walk away from a deal. If you are not able to work with the other party down to your dollar comfort zone, then walk away from the deal.
Thursday marks the global observance and celebration of Diwali or Deepavali, also known as the Festival of Lights. The festival, most commonly connected to the story of Lord Rama's return home from exile, is observed by Hindus, Jains, and Sikhs. As Anantanand Rambachan's wonderful piece in Huffington Post...
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Most of you probably go for annual mammograms, but currently the experts disagree as to when and how often you should take pictures of your breast friends.
While baby boomers are making choices about downsizing and many others -- what the forecasters are missing is what so many pundits have missed repeatedly in the past about the baby boomers since reporting on their lives became a national past time.
Frequent-flier programs are rigged to favor airlines, deceive passengers and cost consumers billions of dollars. At least that's the contention of one Florida frequent traveler named Alan Grayson. But it just so happens that Grayson is a member of Congress. And as such,...
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As the World Bank Group (and the IMF) shareholders convened the other week in Washington, DC for their annual meetings, one lesser-known issue grabbed the spotlight -- the new environmental and social policies.
There is only one way to accomplish your goals. And that is by diligently pursuing them, doing so relentlessly with determination and fortitude. Diligence is the golden key of all worthy achievements, for it is the power to consistently and persistently engage our energies and efforts to their attainment....
A Conversation with Barry Manilow Mike Ragogna: First off, thanks for the interview and it's a true blue spectacle that I landed it, Barry! Barry Manilow: [laughs] Sure, sure. MR: The concept for the album is pretty unique. I don't think anyone's done...
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At first glance, On the Town doesn't seem like something that would be such a hit in 2014. There isn't much substance to the story, the music and humor are both mostly old-fashioned, and the dancing is largely in the genre of ballet. Yet, the whole show comes...
The news of Richard Thomas' seven-year prison sentence raises fresh questions about how the justice system intervenes in dangerous, but clearly adolescent behavior.
Do HBO and CBS know what they got themselves into? Do Lionsgate and Tribeca have a clue? Think parlor, spider, fly. Or, if you're of a more cinematic state of mind, think of a deal they can't refuse. Pick your metaphor. The clever minds at the media companies think...
I'm not worried about Ebola. I'm worried about America. I'm worried about our confidence and courage.
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The good news, and I speak here as a former member of a totalistic group, is that the 'cult' word has finally leapt into the conversation about ISIS. But it does so in a way that barely scratches the surface of what makes ISIS a cult; what draws people to it; and how to stop them.
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Our earliest astronauts were test pilots; their selection followed strict criteria of age, gender, and flight experience that severely limited participation. Are we in danger of creating another exclusive group of spacefarers?
As most know by now, the response in the U.S. to Ebola has been mixed at best. On the one hand, the infectious disease has not spread uncontrollably. Despite serious snafus, the health system is learning how to manage the disease.
Calm down, people! Yes, Ebola is devastating, and it may continue to gnaw at Africa and the developing world, but it won't turn into an American catastrophe. Let me explain why I believe we will win this battle.