Monday, January 16, 2012


  • But the warmth of a winner’s reception in the room can tell a lot about Hollywood sentiment, and where the Oscar ballots are headed. New York Times, Arts
  • “They kept asking, ‘Did you see the naked girls?’ I told them no, I hadn’t. What I was really worried about was the rest of the block would blow up while we were standing there. I didn’t see Dustin Hoffman, either.” New York Times, NY Region
  • Katy Ulrich, 26, first grade teacher Achievement First Bushwick Charter School in Brooklyn: Songs that help tell the movement’s story such as this one. New York Times, NY Region
  • Whether those results are applicable to our post-2004 high-stakes world, we can not tell. New York Times, NY Region
  • The man, a relative of the new party secretary, Mr. Lin, “just became very scared” after receiving the calls, which urged him to turn himself in if he had been involved in the protests, his wife told The Singapore Straits-Times. New York Times, World
  • Noting that Gingrich has been telling South Carolinians he is the most electable, Santorum asked: " Then why did he finish behind me, if he was the most electable ? " LA Times Politics
  • " We would n't have set up a bureau if we had n't been able to operate the way we 'd like to operate, " Carroll told The Huffington Post by phone Monday morning from Pyongyang. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Dr. Karen Sheehan, of the Children 's Memorial Hospital, told CBS Chicago parents should buy straps to help secure televisions and other furniture pieces. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • " But when you have seen vicious mobs lynch your mothers and fathers at will and drown your sisters and brothers at whim; when you have seen hate-filled policemen curse, kick and even kill your black brothers and sisters; when you see the vast majority of your twenty million Negro brothers smothering in an airtight cage of poverty in the midst of an affluent society; when you suddenly find your tongue twisted and your speech stammering as you seek to explain to your six-year-old daughter why she can't go to the public amusement park that has just been advertised on television, and see tears welling up in her eyes when she is told that Funtown is closed to colored children, and see ominous clouds of inferiority beginning to form in her little mental sky, and see her beginning to distort her personality by developing an unconscious bitterness toward white people; when you have to concoct an answer for a five-year-old son who is asking: " Daddy, why do white people treat colored people so mean ? " Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Richard Wallace told the country 's media ethics inquiry that hacking " might well " have been going on at the Mirror in the early 2000s. Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Folks tell me that when they ask for money from clients or customers, questions swim inside their heads about their value, impact, and "appeal." Huffington Post Full Feed
  • Victims told the programme it was time for the law to get tough. BBC Business