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11 Famous People Who Started as Lowly TV Writers

Becoming a comedic icon doesn’t happen overnight. It takes years and years of hard work. In some cases, this means paying your dues as the low-level member of a sitcom writing staff – a rite of passage for many successful comics, actors and directors. Here are 11 notable examples. 1. Norm Macdonald: Roseanne The deadpan comic [...]

Miss Japan 2010

Miss Japan 2010Sophia University student Mina Hayashi, 23, won this year’s Miss Japan Grand Prix Final held in Tokyo on Monday.Hayashi could not hold back her tears when her name was announced as the winner.”A new door has opened for me today,” she said during her acceptance speech. “I would like to do my best [...]

Virgin Mary Mosaic Made out of Easter Eggs

Ukrainian artist Oksana Mas created an enormous mosaic of the Virgin Mary composed of 15,000 wooden Easter eggs at the Santa Sophia cathedral in Kiev. The work was unveiled yesterday. Elaborate Easter eggs — “pysanky” — are a major artistic tradition in the Ukraine. Gallery at the link. Link via DudeCraft | Artist’s Website | Photo: [...]

The Quick 10: The Tournament of Roses Parade

This may make me a total dork, but my favorite part about New Year’s Day is getting up and watching the Rose Parade in my pajamas. I’m really not interested in the Rose Bowl itself at all – in fact, I think I’m swearing off football in 2010 following my painful Fantasy Football loss to [...]

4 Utopian Communities That Didn’t Pan Out

Every once in a while, a proud little community will sprout up just to let the world know how Utopia should be run. With chins raised almost as high as ideals, the community marches forth to be an example of perfection. But in most cases, all that harmonious marching gets tripped up pretty quickly. Here [...]