Recent Posts
August 7th, 2011

Anything original on the horizon in this fall’s line-up of new television shows? Jeremy Freed thinks so. Read his post on one of his favorites.

July 27th, 2011

Ever heard this expression? Find out the origin and view the clip that started it all.

July 23rd, 2011

Our blogger Jeremy Freed shares one of his favorites from Amy Winehouse’s repertoire and reflects on the voice that will be missed.

July 13th, 2011

On the final night of the week’s look at the People’s Republic of China, Tavis hosts a panel of prominent Chinese Americans for a wide-ranging discussion about the country, including the good and the bad of its economic boom, the environment, human rights and the complexity of U.S.-China relations.

July 11th, 2011

Blogger Jeremy Freed adds to this week’s special programming conversation by sharing his favorite
regular sources of China-related commentary.

July 9th, 2011

One of the great things about this Internet age in which we live is the fact that no matter what you’re into, be it model trains or hang gliding or other, weirder things, you’re never more than a few clicks away from a community of like-minded enthusiasts online. Food is and always has been a […]

July 7th, 2011

I’ve been on a bit of a world music kick recently, thanks in no small part to blogs like African Gospel Church and Dream Beach Records, both depositories of unusual and danceable tunes from obscure corners of the globe. It was on the latter that I came across one of the most unusual (and catchiest-sounding) […]

June 30th, 2011

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire kid-genius behind The Facebook, Facebook and, via Jesse Eisenberg, the Facebook movie, is not happy. Or at least so it seems from the pic on his new Google+ (Google Plus) profile, according to a blogger at Forbes. Google+ is Google’s new social network, whose apparent function is to employ the power […]

June 27th, 2011

Check out the site that blogger Jeremy Freed thinks is a great place to find books that you absolutely don’t need to read.

June 19th, 2011

A quick primer in memory: “The Cosby Sweater, a brightly-colored, boldly patterned knit top favored by Bill Cosby on his classic TV show.” As the saying goes, “If you don’t know, now you know…” I bring it up because of a fabulous blog I’ve recently discovered called “The Cosby Sweater Project,” which has taken up […]

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