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Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe was honored by the Trevor Project for his work in preventing LGBT teen suicides. TSM just recently ...
by TheSolipsisticMe
Comment Count 1 comments on Fri Jul 08, 2011 at 04:56 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
This is a guest diary by one of my daughters, "Annie" West who is ten. I'm always looking for new books. After I read all seven Harry Potter books over eight times I was looking for ...
by Upper West
Comment Count 49 comments on Sat Jan 22, 2011 at 01:52 PM PST with 14 Recommends
That word is being thrown around a lot, today. How can we possibly comprehend the acts of an individual who thinks that his judgment, his actions, his glossy crazy, are to replace the results of an ...
by Granny Doc
Comment Count 48 comments on Sun Jan 09, 2011 at 06:28 AM PST with 35 Recommends
Editor's Note: Happy Thanksgiving from the Media Consortium! This week, we aren't stopping The Audit, The Pulse, The Diaspora, or The Mulch, but we are taking a bit of a break. Expect shorter ...
by The Media Consortium
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Nov 25, 2010 at 03:18 PM PST with 8 Recommends
In testimony Tuesday afternoon that literally had my jaw dropping, a forensic psychiatrist called by the U.S. government testified that Omar Khadr, the Canadian ...
by Daphne Eviatar Human Rights 1st
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Oct 27, 2010 at 02:45 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Advice for college students and graduating high-shoolers . Reflecting on his son's graduation from high school, Science Fiction author ...
by David Brin
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Jun 21, 2010 at 12:23 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
I'm reading the Harry Potter series to my kids. Right now we are on Book 4, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire . The ...
by pat of butter in a sea of grits
Comment Count 45 comments on Fri May 28, 2010 at 12:07 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
By Morgan Freeman. Edited by Jim Luce New York, NY. Is it unfair to make comparisons between two Asian-American violin-soloists both born in 1988? During this ...
by jimluce
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun May 09, 2010 at 09:01 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
The first encounter I had with the censorship of books in school libraries came 25 years ago, when I was editor of the newspaper in Lamar, Missouri, population 4,000. The book in question was ...
by rturner229
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun Apr 25, 2010 at 09:50 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
(WARNING! This diary is not for the squeamish... or those who can not stand realistic U.S. Navy dialogue. However if you are a very spoiled rich kid, whose dad can buy him anything, including the ...
by StandUpToRacism
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Oct 24, 2009 at 09:05 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
The more I think about it, the more I'm convinced that Republicans are Boggarts. I'm a big fan of the Harry Potter Series, in fact I just finished reading all of the books yesterday. In the books ...
by Muzikal203
Comment Count 204 comments on Tue Sep 08, 2009 at 10:45 AM PDT with 295 Recommends
So we're still moving and certainly not in Pittsburgh with all the cool ...
by rserven
Comment Count 61 comments on Fri Aug 14, 2009 at 04:24 PM PDT with 54 Recommends
I suppose admitting that I'm a HUGE Harry Potter fan places me somewhere down the food chain of intellectualism. But I can live with that because I enjoyed the books that much. I don't know that I ...
by NLinStPaul
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Jul 17, 2009 at 11:30 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
THE WEEK IN EDITORIAL CARTOONS This [weekly diary http://www.dailykos.com/storyonly/2009/7/13/750645/-The-Week-in-Editorial-CartoonsGo-F#*k-Yourself,-Dick!] takes a look ...
by JekyllnHyde
Comment Count 77 comments on Mon Jul 20, 2009 at 01:19 AM PDT with 288 Recommends
Every so often, Hollywood produces a film about racial issues that is so honest, so truthful, so powerful that I wish every person could see it. Do The Right Thing (1989) was one such film. Crash (...
by lyubansky
Comment Count 41 comments on Tue Jun 16, 2009 at 07:29 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
Even with my limited grasp of foreign languages, I've long been fascinated by how translators deal with concepts that cannot be translated directly between languages. The simplest example is puns. ...
by Kylopod
Comment Count 12 comments on Sat Mar 21, 2009 at 10:25 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
Looking at the 2004 book Sore Winners (And the Rest of Us) in George Bush's America , I'm fairly certain ...
by Kylopod
Comment Count 3 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2009 at 04:43 PM PST with 4 Recommends
Sarah Palin is fond of saying the media get their facts wrong. She often accuses the media of being biased against her. "Why didn't they just check with me first?" is a familiar refrain. Well, now ...
by Cenk Uygur
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed Nov 12, 2008 at 09:00 AM PST with 16 Recommends
Back at the RNC, when we thought things couldn't get worse, McCain showed a video tribute to 9/11. Odd, isn't it? a "tribute" celebrating a national tragedy? I wrote my first diary then with my ...
by jschwartz
Comment Count 11 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 02:11 PM PDT with 3 Recommends
I don't know why the repressive Dolores Umbridge, from the Ministry of Education reminds me so much of a little older version of Sarah Palin. Anyone else notice a resemblance? (Yes, I am well aware ...
by goldmj
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2008 at 02:30 PM PDT with 26 Recommends