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Pro cheerleading 'should be abolished'
Critics say that professional cheerleading is sexist, and a recent spate of class-action suits against NFL teams suggests it's also exploitative. This has led some observers to suggest that maybe it's time to abolish this outdated job.
Showbiz, Music Industry Jobs Drop 19% in Two Years
The U.S. economy has seen a steady erosion of jobs in the motion picture and sound industries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Preliminary statistics from the BLS show that employment in those two industries has dropped to 298,000 in August —
Boston Teamsters Attack ‘Top Chef’ Host & Crew
The Teamsters picketers were already mad. By the time Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi’s car pulled up to the Steel & Rye restaurant in the picturesque New England town of Milton just outside Boston, one of them ran up to her car and screamed, “We’re gonna bas
NFL to Coldplay: Pay to Play the Super Bowl
The National Football League doesn't usually pay the act that performs at halftime during the Super Bowl. But in a twist this year, the league has asked artists under consideration for the high-profile gig to pay to play.
Don Pardo, former voice of SNL, dead at 96
Don Pardo, the durable television and radio announcer whose booming baritone became as much a part of the cultural landscape as the shows and products he touted, died Monday. He was 96.
Pro-Gaza petition to ban Joan Rivers’ UK tour
Thousands of people have signed a petition to halt U.S. television host Joan River’s upcoming tour in Britain after her remarks about the crisis in Gaza, British newspaper The Times reported Thursday.
Lauren Bacall, screen legend, dead at 89
Lauren Bacall, the sultry actress with the heavy-lidded eyes and husky voice who captured Humphrey Bogart's heart both on and off the movie screen, died on Tuesday at the age of 89.
The Lives Behind Times Square Cartoon Characters
Before stepping into the Times Square hurly-burly of Elmos, Minnie Mouses and Batmen who pose for photographs and then coax customers for tips, Mr. Rodríguez spent a week studying the competition.
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