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Aug 27, 2014

Born in Toronto, Samantha Bee studied at the University of Ottawa and at McGill. In 2003 she cossed the border to the United States where she could laugh not at us but near us, starting the job for which she is best known, correspondent for The Daily Show.

Aug 19, 2014

While still in the eighth grade, he had a Saturday morning radio show, a precocious start to his broadcasting career. The adult phase began when he wrote for the Tonight Show, first for Parr, later for Carson.  He was teh host of his own talk show on various networks, starting with ABC in 1968.  If you are someone for...

Aug 13, 2014

His four New York Times best sellers - The Botany of Desire, The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food, and Food Rules - display his knack for expressing complex ideas with brevity. "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." is a mantra tattooed on the arms and minds of activists concerned with nutrition and ecology,...

Aug 6, 2014

The Grammy-winning album that launched her 35-year career featured the enormously popular Chuck E's in Love, inducing Time magazine to call her "the duchess of coolsville." It's writing like that which explains why newsweeklies are hanging by a thread, but you can't blame her for that. Singing in a dozen styles, her...