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  • Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin

    Review: 'Michelle Obama: A Life' by Peter Slevin
    Toward the end of a recent moderated discussion of his new book, "Michelle Obama: A Life," Northwestern University journalism professor Peter Slevin was asked whether the biography would have been different if he were a black man. "It certainly would have been different if I were a black man," Slevin replied. "It would have been different if I were a woman. It would have been different in all kinds of ways depending on who I was. … But we're sort of identifying me as white man, Michelle as black woman, and suggesting that that fully defines each of us.
  • Michelle Obama makes safe sartorial choice for state dinner

    On Tuesday night, the Obamas hosted the eighth state dinner of their seven-year administration, welcoming visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to Washington, D.C., with plenty of pomp and circumstance¬†— new presidential china, a sake toast...

    MacFarlane relaxed, confident as Oscars host

    MacFarlane relaxed, confident as Oscars host
    Any uncertainty that surrounded Seth MacFarlane's ability to host the biggest night in movies was put to rest quickly when he took the stage Sunday at the 85th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Showing considerable poise, MacFarlane, a man best known as...

    Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges

    Daum: Rise of the Olympic armchair judges
    The conventional wisdom about the Olympics has always been that it turns its viewers into wannabe athletes. Every time the Games roll around, particularly the Summer Games with their relatively easy-to-try-at-home events like track and swimming , we start...

    Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer

    Goldberg: Courting Joe the Puppeteer
    Earlier this month, the left-wing magazine the Nation highlighted Joe Therrien as a symbol of the Occupy Wall Street movement. A New York City public school drama teacher, Therrien was frustrated with the shortcomings of the school system. So he quit...