Are the Producers of Top Chef Racist?

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NOT AGAIN??? Last Wednesday Bravo’s hit culinary reality television series “Top Chef” concluded its 12th season, crowning Mei Lin with the coveted top prize. Coming in runner-up, for the second year in a row was a high-performing African-American chef. This year’s cheated chef was none other than Gregory Gourdet. The producers made sure to properly … Read more

Fox News and Sexual Harassment: Charles Payne Suspended

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Sexual harassment is wrong. Adultery is also wrong. But in the Hughes-Payne affair, we only know for sure that one of those things took place. This incident shows why it’s usually a good idea to keep your work life and your sex life separate. Because if things go sideways there are any number of ways … Read more

My Office Hours Are From Nine To Five – The Five Heartbeats

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In the movie┬áThe Five Heartbeats there is a classic scene in which the singer Bird, disturbed by some irregularities with his royalty payment amount and frequency, confronts the cheerful record label owner (and gangster) Big Red at a party. Big Red calmly explains to Bird that Big Red prefers to handle business during his office … Read more