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  • Daniel Bryan's Occupy Raw movement gives him chance for title shot at WrestleMania

    Daniel Bryan's Occupy Raw movement gives him chance for title shot at WrestleMania
    In September 2011, the Occupy Wall Street movement began. Two-and-a-half years later, an Occupy movement succeeded on WWE Raw. Taking a page from the Chicago crowd trying to “Hijack Raw” last week, Daniel Bryan came out with a demand for...
  • Don't Republicans have the stomach for tax reform?

    It turns out that Democrats may not be the biggest stumbling block facing Rep. Dave Camp's ambitious proposal to simplify the tax code and reduce rates. Many of Camp's Republican colleagues, convinced that their party is poised to make big gains in...
  • 'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness

    'Occupy' merges emotional choreography, political awareness
    " 'Occupy' is a big word, and, of course, when you say that to people it elicits a very specific thing," says Vincent Thomas. The dancer, choreographer and associate professor in Towson University's dance department sits in a North Baltimore coffee shop...
  • Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience

    Pete Seeger dies at 94; balladeer was America's conscience
    Pete Seeger was a teenager in the 1930s when he heard an Appalachian balladeer perform on an old-fashioned, five-string banjo and fell in love with the instrument, the timeless melodies and, most of all, the words. "Compared to the trivialities of...
  • Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon

    Pete Seeger: Musicians, activists and Obama remember an icon
    Pete Seeger's death at 94 leaves a huge hole in America's moral conscience. The folk singer was a fixture in music, politics and American life for the latter half of the 20th century, and he continued performing and speaking in public -- including at...
  • L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT

    L.A. theater openings, Feb. 2-9: Miwa Matreyek at REDCAT
    Miwa Matreyek makes more animated magic with "This World Made Itself" at REDCAT, Mike Daisey explores "American Utopias" at Royce Hall, and Christopher Durang channels Chekov in "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" at the Taper. China: The Whole...
  • The real story behind Miley Cyrus' 'Free the Nipple' tweet

    The real story behind Miley Cyrus' 'Free the Nipple' tweet
    Never underestimate the power of a pop star with more than 16 million Twitter followers. Over the weekend, Miley Cyrus tweeted a selfie with big implications for a Los Angeles actress and moviemaker. In the photo, Cyrus pulls her Chanel sweatshirt up to...
  • Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'

    Author Michael Kilday Speaks About 'A Yippie's Lament'
    "They left the sneaker in the fence!" said Michael Kilday, his eyes watering at the memory. "They left the sneaker in the fence!" "They" were the hundreds of heavily armed cops and, later, National Guardsmen, whom Governor Ronald Reagan ordered to...
  • The Newsroom Season 2 Episode 4 recap: “Unintended Consequences”

     
    If you'll remember last week on HBO's The Newsroom, tumblers clicked on the initially tenuous but potentially big investigation into Operation Genoa, revealed to be the alleged use by the U.S. military of banned sarin gas during a cross-border mission...
  • HBO’s “The Newsroom” Season 2 preview

     
    Creator Aaron Sorkin’s fast-paced drama The Newsroom returns for Season 2, where the office faces a wrongful termination lawsuit, and tackles real-world subjects like the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 2012 presidential election. Jeff Daniels,...
  • The Newsroom Season 2 premiere recap

     
    The Newsroom‘s news meeting has, like it does, devolved into a cacophony of references, marginalia and gossip, notably about why producer Jim has gone off to New Hampshire to cover the Romney campaign. Don, snarky, semi-cynical guy who produces...