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Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

Remembering the late, great Sid Caesar, who didn’t laugh at my jokes… By Alan Waldman | The Rag Blog | February 19, 2014 The wonderful Sid Caesar just died at age 92. What a tremendous talent! From 1951 through 1958 … finish reading Alan Waldman :
All hail (Sid) Caesar!

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Turk Pipkin : Remembering James Gandolfini

James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano from season six of The Sopranos. Sleep well, Jimmy:Remembering James Gandolfini Though I’d worked a long while in film and television, I never dreamed that a tall drink of water from Texas would end up … finish reading Turk Pipkin : Remembering James Gandolfini

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Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

Dia de los Muertos altar honors the memory of Cantinflas at San Antonio retrospective. Photo by Gregg Barrios / The Rag Blog.Catinflas 101:Don Mario’s silent empire Known for his ‘little tramp’ outfit of patched, baggy pants, rope belt, tattered vest, … finish reading Gregg Barrios : Cantinflas 101 in San Antonio

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Gloria Feldt : Gender Disparities and Aniston-O’Reilly Spat

Fox News host Bill O’Reilly attacked Jennifer Aniston for her comments on single parenting. Photos by Sykes, AP; Lovekin / Getty. Image from New York Daily News.Women’s Equality Day:Aniston comments on single parentingGet O’Reilly all riled upBy Gloria Feldt / … finish reading Gloria Feldt : Gender Disparities and Aniston-O’Reilly Spat

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Roman Holiday : Fatty, Woody and Polanski, Oh My!

Buster Keaton, Fatty Arbuckle and Al St. John. Silent screen giants, 1917.Hollywood’s patriarchal license His artistic defenders cling to the slim excuses the situation affords. It was a youthful indiscretion. It was, but not for Polanski. By Carl R. Hultberg … finish reading Roman Holiday : Fatty, Woody and Polanski, Oh My!

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Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

Sean Penn Wins for “Milk” — Acceptance Speech Sean Penn: ‘For those who saw the signs of hatred as our cars drove in tonight, I think it’s a good time for those who voted for the ban against gay marriage … finish reading Oscars 2009 : Sean Penn: ‘You, Commie, homo-loving sons of guns…’

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Belafonte : Colin Powell in the Master’s House, and the Promise of Obama

Actor/activist Harry Belafonte.Obama has a much better starting point than Colin Powell. Powell helped cover up the My Lai massacre and ended up his career supporting the lies that got us into Iraq.By Alan Pogue / The Rag Blog / … finish reading Belafonte : Colin Powell in the Master’s House, and the Promise of Obama

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Paul Newman : Dead of Cancer at 83

“It was one of my life’s proudest achievements. More than the films, more than the awards — finding out that I was on Nixon’s Enemies List meant that I was doing something right.”Paul Newman The ‘Cool’ Progressive Voice of Paul … finish reading Paul Newman : Dead of Cancer at 83

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FILM : Arianna Huffington on ‘Swing Vote"

Kevin Costner in ‘Swing Vote’. Photo courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures.What the new film tells us about the ’08 race, and why Obama needs to put Kevin Costner on his iPodBy Arianna Huffington / August 4, 2008 The makers of … finish reading FILM : Arianna Huffington on ‘Swing Vote"

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Oh Where is the Jon Voight of Yesteryear…

Voight OffensiveBy Mike Klonsky / The Rag Blog / July 30, 2008 Wing-nut Jon Voight (channeling his late amigo Charlton Heston) warns us that electing Obama will bring about “a socialst era” in America. I doubt it. He blames it … finish reading Oh Where is the Jon Voight of Yesteryear…

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