Looking back on my own writing this year, I found myself writing far too many obituaries — we lost too many talented people in 2007, and it’s tough to sum up the life’s work of an artist you admire in two or three paragraphs punched out on deadline — but I also found they led to some of my most passionate, and most warmly received items.(Credit here properly belongs to those who inspired me.) I also got worked up writing about such issues as free expression, the hijacking of pop culture for partisan political purposes, and the war on film critics, all of which are, of course, linked.After Rodriguez-Miranda’s mother welcomed her son and extended family into her home, her daughter began to harbor intense resentment against her brother and his family due to their presence.But it was when the family extended their stay further that Rodriguez-Miranda’s resentment took a cruel turn, specifically towards her own niece.This first started looking like a standard …In this adorable clip previewing an upcoming episode of “Teen Mom OG,” the young parents of Bentley sit down for a family dinner.Mother Maci Bookout with her husband Taylor Mc Kinney are joined by Bentley’s father Ryan Edwards, and his girlfriend Mac Kenzie.The messages outlined detailed attempts to poison and kill her 11-month-old niece. After reading the disturbing text messages written by her own daughter, Rodriguez-Miranda’s mother found a picture of a mortar and pestle with a crushed, white powder residue.
Whether or not you shared Michael Slezak’s enthusiasm for Fergie, or his appalled feelings over toys, or Simon Vozick-Levinson on hip-hop, or Chris Willman on country music and Bruce Springsteen, or Marc Bernardin on sci-fi, or Whitney Pastorek on music festivals and indie film, or Ken Tucker on , and too many others to name.
Despite not knowing what it’s like to be too …A 75-year-old woman’s shopping trip to Walmart turned terrifying when she was attacked viciously by another shopper.
The victim, who asked not to be identified, told authorities that the attack happened on a Sunday morning while she was getting some groceries.
The phrase “guilty pleasure” has long outlived its usefulness.
If you really like a song or a movie or a TV show, no matter how cheesy the conventional wisdom says it is, you should feel free to say so without guilt, and to defend your appreciation vigorously.