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PRESS

PRESS Breaking the Ice With Pints and Poetry @Wall Street Journal The first hour involved cocktails at the Housing Works Bookstore and Café in SoHo. Then there were readings by Colson Whitehead (“Sag Harbor”), Emily St. John Mandel (“The Singers Gun”) and poet Amy King, who runs a popular poetry group on Goodreads. ~ 20…

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OCCUPY WALL STREET – IS IT REALLY HAPPENING?

** AND JUST WHAT IS IT? MEDIA BLACKOUT? YOU TELL ME. **  Click the titles for info: * “The problem in a nutshell is this: Inequality in this country … (click to continue)” * Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/what-wall-street-protesters-are-so-angry-about-2011-10?op=1#ixzz1arm8aHPw Join the Poetry@WallStreet on Facebook – * Click here – TO PARTICIPATE IN FRIDAY’S READING! * Poets Occupy Wall…

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The “I Like Amy King A Lot” Interview FIND OUT: * You’re very involved in participating in the poetry community. What motivates you to be involved with so many projects? What do you get from all your projects? * What is your best coping mechanism for the AWP experience? Do you enjoy participating in the…

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Civil Rights, Who Gets Them and How Often

Remember anti miscegenation? “Anti-miscegenation laws, also known as miscegenation laws, were laws that banned interracial marriage and sometimes interracial sex between whites and members of other races. In the United States, interracial marriage, cohabitation and sex have since 1863 been termed “miscegenation.” Contemporary usage of the term “miscegenation” is less frequent. In North America, laws…

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Katie Couric Comes Out …

About her feelings for Hillary Clinton. ~~~ Let the backlash begin. Surprisingly (to me, at least), Keith Olbermann is the lead-off lambaster. She’s his “Worst Person in the World,” ranking right up there with Rupert Mudoch. Take that tongue lashing, you Feminazi Couric! In other news, “Katie Tarts It Up” — “it” is the news,…

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The Fluff That Fills Our Heads

While the elites are focused on their own fluff stories like “The World’s Most Secretive Billionaires,” the rest of us might watch a little t.v. I do. I wish I could have a full time critical mind. I don’t. I engage in “mindless” activities that often include sitting in front of an electrified box that…

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The Class Blog!

In-Depth Analysis of Journalistic Integrity ~~~~ My Introduction to Journalism class has just begun — and we’ve got a blog! Visit http://collegejournalism.wordpress.com/ for some novice writing tips. And to meet us! ~~~~

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“Brüno: Delicious Journeys Through America for the Purpose of Making Heterosexual Males Visibly Uncomfortable”

UPDATE: VIDEO: Sacha Baron Cohen held by police after outrageous stunt on Milan catwalk By Nick Pisa Last updated at 7:45 PM on 26th September 2008 Comedian Sacha Baron Cohen was taken to a police station yesterday after he brought chaos to the Milan fashion show for the second day running. Despite the increased security…

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How to Hate Hillary

“You can … discuss this avalanche of misogyny without endorsing her campaign …” –Bill Moyers in conversation with Kathleen Hall Jamieson ~~ Select excerpts from Robin Morgan’s “Goodbye To All That (#2)“: —When a sexist idiot screamed “Iron my shirt!” at HRC, it was considered amusing; if a racist idiot shouted “Shine my shoes!” at…

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