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Career Tips : Pollyanna’s Postmodern Pointers

Photo from madebytess / Flickr. Employment trends for a post-widget world By Pollyanna O’Possum / The Rag Blog / December 1, 2009 AUSTIN, Texas — Let’s face it, friends: the U.S. of A. is not going back to making widgets … finish reading Career Tips : Pollyanna’s Postmodern Pointers

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Garrison Keillor : No Time for Dithering

‘In a month, the Republicans will convene a few blocks from my house and I’d like to stand across the street with a sign, but I can’t come up with the right wording. “Bleaughhhh,” maybe, or “Arghhhh.”‘ By Garrison Keillor … finish reading Garrison Keillor : No Time for Dithering

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FILM : Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young and the Protest Song

‘CSNY: Déjà Vu’: A Political Concert DocumentaryBy Jennifer Maerz / July 30, 2008 Bob Dylan’s “John Brown” is one of the most moving antiwar songs ever recorded. The track avoids sloganeering, resonating an anti–Vietnam War sentiment with a straightforward, human, … finish reading FILM : Crosby, Stills, Nash, Young and the Protest Song

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Another One Bites the Dust

George Carlin: American RadicalBy John Nichols / June 23, 2008 I think it’s the duty of the comedian to find out where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately. — George Carlin. The last vote that George Carlin said … finish reading Another One Bites the Dust

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A Litany for George Carlin in Seven Words

George Carlin, who died of heart failure Sunday at 71, leaves behind not only a series of memorable routines, but a legal legacy: His most celebrated monologue, a frantic, informed riff on those infamous seven words, led to a Supreme … finish reading A Litany for George Carlin in Seven Words

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