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Rollin’ with Zack

Zach Anner, who we followed through his quest to get his own TV show on the new Oprah Winfrey Network, is getting ready for the premiere of his series, Rollin’ with Zach. The series premieres on Saturday, December 3rd at 12 noon ET. The inspiring Rollin’ With Zach is centered around Zach Anner, a 26-year-old who [...]

Opera will Miss Oprah

The Norwegian browser company Opera has received emails for years that were intended for Oprah Winfrey. Now that Oprah has concluded her daily talk show, Opera executives posted some of the best letters as a tribute to her. Link -via Boing Boing

How Does One Become a Life Coach?

Few individuals have done more to promote the field of personal life coaching than Oprah Winfrey. A virtual life coach to many in her own right, Oprah has introduced a slew of personal life coaches and motivators to her viewers over the last 25 years. Today, life coaching is as popular as ever, with an [...]

Zach Anner Gets His TV Show

(video link) We were first introduced to 26-year old Zach Anner last summer, when he was in competition to be selected for a reality game show called Your Own Show, in which the ultimate winner would have their own TV series on Oprah Winfrey’s network. Zach made it to the show and avoided elimination. Last night [...]

Zach is Back

(YouTube link) It’s been a while since we’ve seen a new YouTube video from Zach Anner, since he’s been busy as a contestant on a TV show from Oprah Winfrey’s new network. I started watching this and had to stop and clean the coffee off my screen when he mentioned Israel. -via reddit Previously: more Zach Anner [...]

Bud Shaw’s Year in Review

In 2010, retired heavyweight Mike Tyson appeared on Animal Planet. As a pigeon racer. The Pittsburgh Pirates fired a pierogi mascot for ripping the team on Facebook. A Norwegian cross country skier blamed failing to win a gold medal in the Winter Olympics on watching too much porn. A Phillies fan purposely threw up on a man and the [...]

SUNDAY – “Great Migrations,” the Latest Mega Nature Documentary

Premiering Sunday, November 7, on the National Geographic Channel: Great Migrations. Set your DVRs — the seven-part series is set to air at 7pm Eastern and 8pm Pacific. We live in a wonderful era for nature documentaries. In recent years we’ve seen mega documentaries like Planet Earth and Life capture headlines, and with good reason — [...]

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Oprah!

Yes – the world’s most powerful woman (according to some reports, anyway) is celebrating the big 5-6 today. Even if you’re not a big fan, you have to admit, the woman’s done pretty well herself. Oprah hasn’t kept too many secrets about herself over the years, so I’m avoiding the big shockers that she has [...]

Pee-Wee Herman’s 1988 Christmas Special: Streaming Online!

Remember Pee-Wee Herman’s 1988 Christmas Special? It featured an insanely long list of guest-stars, including: Annette Funicello, Frankie Avalon, Grace Jones, k.d. lang, Dinah Shore, Little Richard, Cher, Magic Johnson, Zsa Zsa Gabor, the Del Rubio Triplets, Whoopi Goldberg, Oprah Winfrey, Joan Rivers, and Charo. It was a hell of a production, and as far [...]

The Medical Credentials of 7 Famous Doctors

Slate’s recent shocking revelations about rapper-turned-psychologist Dr. Roxanne effectively knocked the wind out of one of this year’s feel-good stories. And while we never really pictured, say, Dr. J performing major surgery, the piece did make us wonder about the credentials of some other famous “doctors.” 1. Dr. Roxanne Shanté Lolita Shanté Gooden was just 14 [...]