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Robert Altman Dead at 81

The auteur filmmaker behind “MASH” died of complications from cancer.  An unconventional artist, Altman was nominated for five best-directing Academy Awards over the years, and won an honorary statue this year.

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U.N. Says 39.5 Million People Have HIV

It’s spreading fastest in Eastern and Central Asia and Eastern Europe, but almost two-thirds of the world’s cases are in sub-Saharan Africa. “AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria make up the deadliest triad the world has known,” said the U.N.‘s Kofi Annan.

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College GOP’ers to Offer Caucasian Scholarship

From a Boston University paper: “Looking to draw attention to what they call the ‘worst form of bigotry confronting America today,’ ” the school’s “Republicans are circulating an application for a ‘Caucasian Achievement and Recognition Scholarship’ that requires applicants be at least 25 percent Caucasian.”

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French going unwed
From Molly Moore / The Washington Post

More French Couples Going Unwed

Marriage rates in France are about 45 percent below U.S. levels. Whence the trend? Theories: This (French) generation’s nearly universal rejection of religion, and a massive migration to more independent-friendly urban areas.

  • Despite warnings from religious conservatives, society hasn’t crumbled in tandem with marriage rates.
  • Also, out-of-wedlock births are up in the U.S.—and not only to teens, but to mothers choosing to put off marriage.

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    Fox Preps Conservative ‘Daily Show’

    Fox News Channel is teaming with Joel Surnow (the creator of “24”) to create a right-wing version of “The Daily Show.”

  • With the Dems in power, this might actually be a good thing; it could force the weakest links of the party to acknowledge and deal with their myriad failings.

  • Posted on Nov 21, 2006 READ MORE


    Bruno

    Liked Borat? Get Ready for Bruno

    Sacha Baron Cohen (aka Borat) has secured a salary in excess of $30 million for his next film, in which he will portray Bruno, the gay “voice of Austrian youth TV,” who mercilessly mocks denizens of the U.S. fashion and entertainment industry.

    Posted on Nov 21, 2006 READ MORE


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    wired.com

    The Rising Stars of Atheism

    This month’s Wired explores the reinvigorated atheism movement and the three men behind it, including Truthdig contributor Sam Harris.

    Posted on Nov 20, 2006 READ MORE


    OJ and Murdoch

    Not Worth the Trouble

    News Corp. has canceled the publication of O.J. Simpson’s hypothetical misadventure “If I Did It,” along with its accompanying TV special.  After making the announcement, Rupert Murdoch apologized to the families of Ron Goldman and Nicole Brown-Simpson for the “ill-considered project.”

  • Earlier: Truthdig names O.J. “Sicko of the Week.”

  • Posted on Nov 20, 2006 READ MORE


    What Family Planning Czar Believes

    Bush’s new appointee for the head of family planning services authored this slide show on how too much sex essentially causes brain damage. He also opposes contraception—for married couples.

    Posted on Nov 20, 2006 READ MORE


    Paris and Osama

    Reminder: Bush Is No Fiscal Conservative

    Federal spending is up 40 percent since President Bush took office. So, what are Bush’s true fiscal priorities? Well, to paraphrase Bill Maher, he gives a lot to Paris Hilton types, and he spends even more Posted on Nov 20, 2006 READ MORE


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