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February 2010 Archives

Marie Osmond’s son committed suicide in LA this past weekend.

Jordan’s first Oscar hopeful is my DVD pick of the week.

The Vancouver Winter Olympic Games have had their share of athletes who competed hard and partied harder. Is it just blowing of steam or just too much?

Recently, more than Johnny Weir’s status as a good role model was questioned when two French-speaking Canadian sports commentators made politically incorrect and insensitive comments about Weir’s gender and sexuality during the national broadcast of his long program performance. In […]

Actor Andrew Koenig’s tragic death brings attention to the seriousness of depression.

The Jewish holiday Purim is about remembering persecution, celebrating redemption, and pushing identity, examining who we really are in contrast to how we present ourselves to the world (that’s where the costumes come in). That’s the serious stuff – but […]

My favorite White Sox fan is an 12-year-old from the far South Side of Chicago, who summers at his family’s beach house in Massachusetts, where news of the outside world comes but slowly. So as I watched Mark Buehrle, the […]

Actor Kirk Cameron has released a statement about missing actor Andrew Koenig, whom he starred with on the hit TV series “Growing Pains.” “Andrew, if you’re reading this, please call me,” said Cameron. Koenig, who according to his family showed […]

Keith Olbermann’s impassioned plea to allow insurance-covered end of life discussions with doctors is a good lesson for all.

Most critics admire Johnny Cash for being a one-of-a-kind singer who has blazed trails artistically in both life and in death. His decades-spanning, multi-generation-influencing career has lasted longer than other greats like The Beatles and Elvis, to name a few. […]

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