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  • Leroy Sievers

     
    I'll get back to the wild and wacky world of TV blogging in a just a little bit - promise - but I first wanted to make note here of another untimely passage in the TV industry. This one......
  • IRAN: Protesters at the United Nations denounce Ahmadinejad

     
    Hundreds of demonstrators opposed to Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad marched across the Brooklyn Bridge chanting ???Hey, ho, Ahmadinejad has to go!??? and carrying vibrant green banners that flapped in the air. The march, organized by Voices 4 Iran,...
  • Now, Obama wins Motor Trend Car of Year Award

     
    The Nobel Peace Prize was first. What other premature awards are enroute for the Democratic chief executive?...
  • Peace: Pursuit of the persistently elusive

     
    by Mark Silva On his way to Oslo tonight to collect the Nobel Prize for Peace, President Barack Obama certainly has considered these words as he prepares to deliver his own: "We must ever bear in mind that the great......
  • Obama accepts Nobel Peace Prize days after announcing troop surge

     
    President Obama accepted the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo today, acknowledging in his speech the hotly debated irony of receiving it as a wartime president. According to a Times article today, Obama’s speech to the Nobel Committee defended his......
  • Obama confers arts and humanities medals on big names, including Dylan and Eastwood

     
    After deliberating for hours on healthcare in Thursday's summit, President Obama turned to the arts, entertainment, literature and scholarship, conferring the National Medal of Arts -- the nation's highest award in the field -- on 12 recipients and the...
  • Yann Martel and his allegorical menagerie

     
    At the Festival of Books on Sunday, Michael Silverblatt launched his discussion with Yann Martel by addressing the elephant in the room: “Beatrice and Virgil,” his third book, received an enormous bandwidth of critical response, some ecstatic and some...
  • Monster Mash: Picasso, Matisse taken in Paris art heist; Jerry Brown backs appeal in Norton Simon case

     
    -- Overnight job: A thief broke into the Paris Museum of Modern Art and stole five paintings possibly worth hundreds of millions of dollars -- including major works by Picasso and Matisse. (Associated Press) -- Legal action: California Atty. Gen.......
  • Geraldine Brooks to receive the Dayton Literary Peace Prize's lifetime achievement award

     
    On Thursday, the organizers of the Dayton Literary Peace Prize announced that this year's lifetime achievement award will be presented to Geraldine Brooks. The Australian journalist-turned-novelist has written about war as both fact and fiction. Her...
  • What's the secret of 'The Power'? Bestsellers for Sept. 12, 2010

     
    I don't know what the secret of "The Secret" is, but I know that the book's popularity has driven author Rhonda Byrne's new book, "The Power," to the top of our nonfiction bestseller list. "Rhonda Byrne reveals the single greatest......