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Time Magazine Reporter Needs a Math Lesson

It’s amazing how people can use any kind of number to make their point, even in an established media outlet. Joe Klein wrote “Obamacare: Mend it, Don’t End it” in Time magazine, and since it’s a major publication that’s been around for a while, you’d expect to read solid information that backs up his opinion. However,…

Lady in the Banana Peel Suit Slips Up in Court

It’s not so ap-pealing: Catherine Conrad, aka the “Banana Lady”, has slipped up after filing several lawsuits for copyright infringement. Kim Janssen, who’s a Federal Courts Reporter for the Sun-Times, says after Conrad has performed with her puppet monkey and has done “The Banana Shake” for various groups, she’s sued because people have used her…

Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart Misses the Mark

Once a person expresses his or her true feelings on a subject, it’s impossible to take those words back, and the consequences become more extreme in the media.That’s a lesson Cook County Sheriff Tom Dart probably learned when he spoke to student journalists. Brian Slodysko in the Chicago Sun-Times reports Dart told the students, “Most of…

Would a Lawyer Ever Say Something Unkind?

Trials are hard enough, but attorneys get even more frustrated and disappointed when the verdict isn’t in their favor. They can even become angry and have lots of problems with their clients, like Drew Peterson and his lawyer, Joel Brodsky, when Peterson was convicted of killing his wife.Brodsky went on TV after the verdict and…

Is Barbie Lust Right for Your Daughter?

The swimsuit edition of Sports Illustrated is popular for the same reason Playboy is: the pictures. They appeal to men’s desires and fantasies (and not the good ones). Now Mattel has gotten in on the action by creating the Barbie Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Doll. It was made to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the magazine,…