For all the finger pointing over M.I.A.'s obscene gesture during the Super Bowl halftime show, it may have happened so quickly that many viewers didn't notice or think much of it if they did.The gesture was the talk of Twitter for hours Sunday night and still was to some extent Monday.
This morning the Associated Press reported on the death of Los Angeles-based radio producer and director Yuri Rasovsky, who died on January 18 at age 67 of esophageal cancer. He was a smoker, at least during his younger days here in Chicago, and perhaps it caught up with him.
It's election season. (Did you know that?) And what I hate most about it is how certain candidates throw around terms like "liberal elite media" and "lamestream media," and insist that journalists are full of lies and hate America and so on. How do we know this is what the candidates think?
Lori Andrews, internationally acclaimed legal pioneer in the areas of modern ethics and privacy, discusses her latest book, I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Did: Social Networks and the Death of Privacy.
The 2012 Republican presidential primaries witnessed the return of yet another 2008 contender: Stephen Colbert.The Comedy Central host made a tardy (and satirical) entrance to the race in South Carolina earlier this month, thanks, in part, to the support of his collegue Jon Stewart. Together, t