James Fallows wrote about a local Michigan Super Bowl commercial on his blog in The Atlantic yesterday. Some hack politician named Pete Hoekstra is running for his old seat in Congress against a Democratic opponent named Debbie Stabenow. He not so cleverly renames her “Debbie Spend-it-now” and tries to blame her for lost Michigan manufacturing [...]
The following video clip from the show “Thailand’s Got Talent” is self-explanatory.
Toshiko Akiyoshi is a Japanese American jazz pianist, orchestra leader and composer, one of the most successful female jazz artists of all time and one of very few successful Japanese women in her field. Born in Liaoyang, China to Japanese parents, they lost everything during the war and came back to Japan, living in Beppu [...]
This video has gone viral on the net and for good reason. Sung-bong Choi, appearing here on the TV show “Korea’s Got Talent”, is a 22 year old young man who spent most of his childhood living on the streets, barely surviving after he ran away from an orphanage when he was five years old. [...]