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Ah, appearance fees, a.k.a. the way celebrities make quick cash while doing literally nothing. Occasionally they have to promote a product (which basically means getting photographed holding a product), but more often than not, they just have to sit in a VIP area and enjoy free bottle service while people dance around them and feel [...]
Karel Baloun works on his computer at his home in Lafayette, California, December 2, 2011. Credit: Reuters/Robert Galbraith SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Travelling to space or embarking on an expedition to excavate lost Mayan ruins are normally the stuff of adventure novels. But for employees of Facebook, these and other lavish dreams are moving closer [...]
Amy Sancetta, Associated PressRaindrops on a shopping cart? They could be tears. Or, as I like to say: Malwart, that mercantile mushroom cloud, that contagion of cutthroat capitalism, that pandemic of poverty-level wages, that viral vector of oppression and greed and soulless superstores such as the scrofulous eyesore at Steelyard Commons. I contemplate that 217,000-square-foot [...]
Published 9:45pm Wednesday, August 24, 2011 Don't let the headline fool you. This column is mostly about NBC's "Seinfeld" carrying on disguised as "Curb Your Enthusiasm" through master of the domain of no hugging or growth Larry David, inspiration for the character George Costanza. I've been watching David since his Jewfro and Michael Richards (Cosmo [...]