Is the Internet Destroying Our Lives or Enriching Them?


My friend Douglas Rushkoff, author of the must-read book Life Inc., has a new documentary on PBS on February 2 at 9:00 PM EST. It’s called Digital Nation and is about the effects of the internet on our culture and lives.
Salon has a story worth reading which interviews Rushkoff about this new project.
Let’s see, so [...]

Lunch Break


Today’s Lunch Break was submitted by Phyllis. It’s a little bit edgier than I usually prefer for Lunch Break but I suppose it does fit with a PG-13 rating. Enjoy.

Lunch Break is NewsReal’s daily apolitical post. (We all need a break from this political stuff every now and then!) When commenting on Lunch Break posts [...]

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Who are YOU Calling Dumb? Palin-Basher Joy Behar Thinks “Black Friday” is a Racist Term


Joy Behar is supposedly a comic.  It’s hard to tell, as the only time she’s really funny is unintentionally.  Can you really build a career from that?
With a voice that makes The Nanny sound as sweet as Ella Fitzgerald, and a manner that makes a frontier mining camp madam seem like Grace Kelly, Behar has [...]