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Sept. 6, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Matt Bomer as Christian Grey, Even if He is Gay

The ladies are not listening to Bret Easton Ellis' malicious comments about Matt Bomer's sexuality: they want their Christian Grey no matter what.
Sept. 6, 2012

50 Shades of Grey Movie Cast: Ryan Gosling to be Confirmed as Christian Grey

Niall Leonard, the husband of E.L. James, the author of Fifty Shades of Grey, said Ryan Gosling was "in the frame" to play Christian Grey.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: Obama Tanks Among Women and Independents

With new polling showing Obama's favorability dropping among key demographics, new ads are being released targeting both women and independent voters.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Elizabeth Warren Speech Last Night: Video, Text, Analysis

Follow along live with updates and analysis of all the major speeches at the DNC in Charlotte.
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Sept. 6, 2012

DNC 2012: Democrats Boo God and Jerusalem, But Where is the Outrage?

Upon learning of the omission, Obama ordered the Democratic Party’s platform language changed to include God and Jerusalem. After trying 3 times to get it in, the DNC delegates booed the change.
Sept. 6, 2012

Bob Dylan of Detroit Sixto Rodriguez Should Be Honored By Kennedy Center

There is one amazing person and musician whose recognition on the national stage is long overdue, and that is Sixto Rodriguez.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: The 2,000 Dollar Question That Would Crush Mitt Romney

The nonpartisan Tax Policy Center revealed that Mitt Romney's proposed tax cuts for the affluent will require him to increase taxes on middle-class families by an average of $2,000 a year.
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Sept. 6, 2012

DNC Schedule of Speakers: Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Kerry Washington Will Give Epic Performances

If James Taylor, Eva Longoria, and Mary J. Blige weren't enough, now even more names have been added to the DNC celebrity speaker list. Jessica Sanchez is Wednesday night's musical performance.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC 2012 Speech: Video, Live Analysis, Quotes

Bill Clinton will be the biggest name to headline the DNC Convention on Wednesday, along with consumer protection advocate Elizabeth Warren.
Sept. 6, 2012

NPR Radiolab and the Radio Decline: Why We Must Update Our Radio Stations

Radio has been facing a slow decline for a decade, but it's not dead yet: what college, public, and commercial radio stations are doing right, and how they will survive the age of the internet.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Election 2012 and Social Media: How Technology Will Eliminate the Need for Big Money Politics

As people are shifting away from television and onto online viewing, as will political ads which will lessen the need to raise big political money.
Sept. 6, 2012

iPhone 5 Review: What You Need to Know About the Latest Apple Smartphone

Apple's iPhone gets a reboot and some cool new features.
Sept. 6, 2012

Justin Bieber Manager Boards the Gangman Style Bandwagon, Signs Korean Pop Viral Sensation

Justin Bieber's manager, Scooter Braun, has signed Psy, the Korean internet sensation whose "Gangnam Style" YouTube video has racked up over 100 million views.
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Sept. 6, 2012

4 Crushing Statistics That Prove Millennials Are Screwed, And 1 Statistic That Still Gives Us Hope

Student Debt has risen 56 % since 2005, and now stands at an average of $21,00 per person. Ouch. But That's not the worst of it.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC Speech: The 35 Most Memorable Quotes

Bill Clinton took the stage and made a better case for reelecting Obama than Obama has made for himself. Now we just have to wait for the fact checkers.
Sept. 6, 2012

MTV Video Music Awards Schedule: Nicki Minaj, Rihanna, and One Direction Performances

It's the biggest night of MTV's year. Join Taylor Swift, One Direction, Rihanna and all of music's pop icons at the 2012 MTV Video Music Awards on Sept. 6. Check out who will be there.
Sept. 6, 2012

Jessica Sanchez DNC Performance Video: American Idol Sings Obama to Reelection

The "American Idol" runner up may be too young to vote, but not to move the audience to tears at the DNC in Charlotte.
Sept. 6, 2012

Snooki Baby Lorenzo Photos Open Next Chapter for the Stars of MTV Jersey Shore

MTV may have cancelled Jersey Shore but, as Jwoww and Roger Matthews engagement proves, there's still a lot going on Seaside heights on the heels of the "new Guido's" birth.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Romney vs Obama Foreign Policy: Neocon Advisers Push Romney to the Extreme Right

Mitt Romney's foreign policy is informed by recycled Bush advisers whose ideas have been thoroughly discredited.
Sept. 6, 2012

MTV Video Music Awards 2012: From Madonna to MIA, Looking Back at 28 Years of VMAs

Tonight are the MTV Video Music Awards, but what is this awards show about anyway? It is all business deals and behind the scenes deals? It sure seems like it.
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Sept. 6, 2012

The Ron Paul Moment at DNC 2012: This Disgusting Incident Shows Democrats Are Not Being Democratic

The treatment of Democratic delegates by the party elite at the DNC is just the latest example of the Democrats selling out their base
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Sept. 6, 2012

Mitt Romney Wants to Take America Back to the 1950s

If you want to Take America Back to the 1950s, first take a tour with someone who has been there and done that.
Sept. 6, 2012

Jay Z and Beyonce Demonstrate the Evolution of Black Leadership From the Days of Martin Luther King

Harry Belafonte's comments about Jay-Z and Beyonce reveal the fallacy of leadership and experiential chasm between the civil rights movement and Black America today .
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Sept. 6, 2012

Elizabeth Warren DNC Speech 2012 Video, Transcript, and Analysis: Why It Helps Her More Than Obama

Elizabeth Warren gave a fantastic speech on Wednesday night, but it's hard to reconcile her message with her plea for giving President Obama four more years.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney Polls: How Romney Can Close the Gap Among Female Voters

Romney has the policy ideas to advocate for women's rights. He just needs to stand firm in them despite pressure from his party and then clearly express them to gain the female vote.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Online Education Could Lead to Greater Equality and Close the Achievement Gap

Online education might be the wave of the future, but much work still needs to be done.
Sept. 6, 2012

Honey Boo Boo Ratings Top Paul Ryan at the RNC: Why the VMAs May Beat Out the DNC Tonight

Three million Americans tuned into watch "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" last week; three million Americans who chose reality TV over political reality. Tonight, the VMA's offer the same choice
Sept. 6, 2012

Taylor Swift, Carly Rae Jepsen, and the Top 4 New Albums This Fall

With a new meteorological season comes new music, some of music's biggest names have fall release dates. Say hello to No Doubt, P!nk, and the reigning queens of pop.
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Sept. 6, 2012

DNC Platform 2012: Pro Israel Amendment Could Spark New Culture War For Dems

The controversial vote to amend the Democratic Party platform may ignite the newest cultural war against the Democrats during a critical election.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Joe Biden Cries During DNC Speech: Was It Real or Fake

Joe Biden cried while accepting the nomination for reelection of Vice President of the United States. Was it real or fake?
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Sept. 6, 2012

Barack Obama Speech Tonight: Why This Will Be Better Than the Bill Clinton Speech

Comparing President Obama and President Clinton's speaking skills: Will the President be able to out do the former-President?
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Sept. 6, 2012

Barack Obama Speech Time: Just Like Tony Romo, This is How Obama Must Quarterback His Party

Just like an NFL team, there are some keys to the game that the Democrats must follow to be successful in Charlotte and beyond.
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Sept. 6, 2012

6 Flip Flop Videos That Spell Doom for Mitt Romney in Election 2012

From his views on abortion to Ronald Reagan, Mitt Romney has been a regular two-face.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Elizabeth Warren DNC Speech 2012 Shows Why She Should Be the Massachusetts Senator

Consumer advocate and champion of the middle class Elizabeth Warren takes the stage at the Democratic National Convention.
Sept. 6, 2012

Fashions Night Out in New York Opens NYFW to Everyone, Even Those Without Tickets to Chanel

New York Fashion Week and Fashion's Night Out are both taking place on Thursday. While you might not have a ticket to Chanel or Oscar de la Renta, Fashion's Night Out offers a great way to enjoy.
Sept. 6, 2012

Kristen Stewart Ripped by Kevin Hart at MTV VMAs Opening Monologue

Cheating Kristen Stewart will get ripped tonight at the opening monologue of the MTV VMAs 2012 by host Kevin Hart
Sept. 6, 2012

Twilight Breaking Dawn Part 2 Trailer Premiered at the MTV Video Music Awards (VIDEO)

In the middle of the controversy generated by the trashing of cheating Kristen Stewart by the MTV VMAs 2012 host Kevin Hart, the trailer of the new installment of "Twilight" will be released.
Sept. 6, 2012

New York Fashion Week: Campus Sartorialist Tracks Street Style on Campuses From Harvard to Europe

New York Fashion Week is officially underway. I chatted with Robert Wainblat, creator of Campus Sartorialist, about which campuses are best dressed and why Romney has better sty.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney: 6 Reasons Why the Romney/Ryan Budget is Actually Isolationist

The Ryan Budget forces the U.S. to adapt an isolationist foreign policy that ignores the many issues worldwide until they blow up into a crisis that costs substantial American blood and treasure.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC Speech 2012: 3 Things Clinton Got Right in His Speech

Clinton had some high and low points, but he hit some major points that needed to be brought up during this convention.
Sept. 6, 2012

Demi Lovato Skyscraper Wins MTV Video Music Awards Best Video With a Message

Lovato’s performance opened the 2012 MTV VMAs live musical sets in the pre-show. She won "Best Video with a Message" for her song about overcoming adversity.
Sept. 6, 2012

One Direction vs The Wanted: Boy Bands Battle it Out at 2012 MTV Video Music Awards

We are certainly back in the era of boy bands: move over 'NSYNC and Backstreet Boys. At this year's MTV VMAs One Direction and The Wanted will battle for best boy band.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Quebec Election Results: Quebec Votes for Separatists Threatening to Split Canada

The Parti Quebecois won the provincial elections in Quebec, but secession is not likely despite the rhetoric.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Sandra Fluke DNC Speech Predicts Horrible Sci Fi Future, But Her Fiction Fails to Convince

Sandra Fluke's speech to the DNC predicted a horrible Handmaid's Tale-type future under Mitt Romney -- but her vision is more fiction than fact.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Elizabeth Warren DNC YouTube Speech Last Night: Big Time Successful Delivery

Elizabeth Warren has been largely praised for her address at the DNC that served as a “warm-up” for former President Bill Clinton’s largely anticipated speech.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC 2012 Speech: Far From a Ramble, Clinton Shows He Still Has Magic

Though some have criticized Clinton's speech for devolving into a ramble and dealing too heavily with esoteric policy matters, it was exactly what the DNC needed.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Michelle Obama DNC Speech Was Meant to Win Hearts and Votes, and That is Exactly What it Did

When candidates’ wives take the stage they have but one job; to make their husband likable.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC 2012 Offers No Risk, Only Reward, For Obama

Bill Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention can only help President Obama's reelection chances.
Sept. 6, 2012

DNC and God: Religion Present at Both Conventions, But in Very Different Ways

Through the prayers offered at the RNC and DNC both parties reveal their values. But how should we as Americans live out those values?
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Sept. 6, 2012

Jobs Numbers Come Friday as ADP Non-farm Payrolls Up, Unemployment Claims Down

The U.S. added 201,000 private sector jobs in August, but what will this mean for Friday's unemployment figure? Meanwhile, the European Central Bank sends stocks soaring with a big announcement.
Sept. 6, 2012

Lady Gaga Tweeted That Frank Ocean Stole the Show at the MTV Video Music Awards

According to Lady Gaga the singer, who recently stepped into controversy by coming out as gay, stole the show during his VMA debut.
Sept. 6, 2012

One Direction Wins Best Pop and Most Shareable Video at the MTV Video Music Awards

"What Makes you Beautiful" already won the British boy band two MTV VMAs. Get the upcoming performance and live updates here.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Obama vs Romney Women Vote: What DNC 2012 Gets Wrong About Winning Over Women

Despite multiple mentions of women's issues at the DNC on Tuesday, the real "more" that America needs applies to everyone, not just women, and this "more" was completely ignored.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Fact Check Election 2012: What The Newsroom Can Teach Us About Truth and Politics

Aaron Sorkin's character Will McAvoy of The Newsroom demands truth from politicians: why don't we?
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Sept. 6, 2012

Why the Michelle Obama DNC Speech Was a Complete Failure

Michelle made a stirring speech, but one which was full of fluff.
Sept. 6, 2012

Chris Brown Wins Best Male Video, Drake Wins Best Hip Hop at the 2012 MTV VMAs

Brown's "Turn Up the Music" and Drake's "HYFR feat. Lil Wayne" crown a remarkable year for both performers who got involved in a New York City club brawl over princess Rihanna.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Putin Takes to the Sky After Backtracking About Romney, Obama and the US Elections

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Vladimir Putin!
Sept. 6, 2012

What Time Are MTV Video Music Awards: Justin Bieber and Demi Lovato Will Win Big

The MTV Video Music Awards are tonight. Who will win? All the predictions are here. It looks like a big night for Rihanna, Chris Brown, and Demi Lovato.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Bill Clinton DNC 2012: 5 Reasons Why Bill Clinton and Barack Obama Are Not BFF

Clinton and Obama weren't always the best of buds. Here are five ways their political relationship wasn't always shining through what Bill Clinton did.
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Sept. 6, 2012

Elizabeth Warren DNC 2012 Speech: All the Things She Got Right as a Speaker

Elizabeth Warren hit all the right notes in a populist speech that will help build support for Obama and herself in November
Sept. 6, 2012

One Direction and Rihanna Win at MTV VMAs: MTV Video Music Awards 2012 Full List of Winners

The MTV Video Music Awards has come to an end. Here's the full list of winners and nominees from the night. One Direction, Rihanna, and Chris Brown ruled the night.