Hollywood is often accused of whitewashing when it comes to its casting choices. Offenses range from the mundane - sitcoms with all white casts and the token “best-friend–character-of-color” - to the brazen. Take for example the movie 21.
Monitor Group, a consulting firm in Cambridge, Mass., is struggling to explain a multimillion-dollar contract with the Libyan government. The biggest part of the job was giving Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi an image makeover.In 2007, TV interviewer David Frost and two academics from the U.S.
Creditors of the Chicago-based Tribune Company began battling it out in bankruptcy court in Delaware today. The bankruptcy judge will decide between two competing reorganization plans submitted by creditors.
Glenn Beck calls her one of the most dangerous people in the world."I'm about 5-foot-6," Frances Fox Piven tells Weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz. "I'm 78 years old. My hair is partly grey. I'm quite thin."Piven is a professor at the City College of New York.
Diet Pepsi has introduced a new "skinny" can for Fashion Week, but some critics are giving it a big, fat "no."The can is a "taller, sassier" version of the traditional can that the company says was made in "celebration of beautiful, confident women."