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will-durst's picture
Feb.01.2013
(First published today at Huffington Post Comedy.) Hey! You! Yes, you. Sorry. Just trying to get your attention to impart an important warning here. For the next couple weeks, it's imperative all you good folks out there stay alert and keep your wits about you. Remove the earbuds, no texting...
steve-hauk's picture
Jan.29.2013
Barack Obama – a Red Room member, by the way – has expressed concern about the damage football causes to its participants. If the violence in the game is reduced, thus also reducing the damage to bodies and brains, then ``those of us who are fans maybe won't have to examine our consciences quite as...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jan.22.2013
As President Obama was sworn in for his Second Term as Commander-In-Chief, Gary Lycan, the radio columnist of the Orange County Register, made me aware of an amusing historical connection with Hollywood. This had to do with a comparison made with the Inauguration of Dwight D. Eisenhower. On...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.16.2013
A very special thank you goes out today to President Obama for keeping his pledge in the wake of the horror that was Sandy Hook a month ago, and stepping forward with concrete, specific proposals, as well as a plan to make inroads in curtailing gun violence in this country. Apart from calling on...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.14.2013
As with any written word, I am intrigued by signatures. My own has caused banks and other institutions much confusion simply because I 'forget' a turn or twist there, or am in such a hurry to put my stamp on paper that the pen overtakes, leaving behind unwanted slashes and mysteriously-placed...
jayne-lyn-stahl's picture
Jan.08.2013
This week, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader of the House, joined a chorus of other elected officials calling for legislation prohibiting access to assault weapons. As The New York Times reports, Ms. Pelosi says, "If lawmakers balk, take the issue to the public." http://www.nytimes.com/2013/01...
manny-pacheco's picture
Jan.03.2013
BREAKING NEWS… The FORGOTTEN HOLLYWOOD Documentary Pilot is going into DEVELOPMENT to start 2013. A screenplay is in the works, which tells the seldom-shared story of Lionel Barrymore’s desire to carry on with his career after a diagnosis of advanced arthritis.    Barrymore’s...
kyle-scott's picture
Dec.21.2012
It's been a while since I've posted (even though I have been writing more than ever) but here is something I think the Red Room community might like. In this article published by the Christian Science Monitor I argue that everyone involved in the negotiations related to the fiscal cliff could...
manny-pacheco's picture
Dec.21.2012
A tribute to Marilyn Monroe is now on display at two New York City subway stations. Iconic photos of the actress taken on Lexington Avenue are being showcased at two locations; inside the 42nd Street-Bryant Park station, and outside the subway station at the corner of 42nd Street and...
michael-seidel's picture
Dec.20.2012
Quick questions to test your memory. 1.  Who is the President of the United States? 2.  What did you eat for breakfast yesterday? 3.  Was was the name of the Sandy Hook Elementary School killer? 4.  How many people were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School in December, 2012? 5...