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  • Paula Deen: Clueless on race, blinded by family loyalty

    Paula Deen: Clueless on race, blinded by family loyalty
    If you want to get a good look at an unreconstructed Southern white lady whose reflexive racism and clannishness is about to destroy a very lucrative television career, check out the deposition everyone’s been talking about in the Paula Deen...
  • Paula Deen recommits to 'Today' interview, Matt Lauer says

    Paula Deen recommits to 'Today' interview, Matt Lauer says
    This time, Paula Deen might really show up on "Today." The disgraced celebrity chef has committed to a booking on NBC's morning chat show for Wednesday, less than a week after standing up cohost Matt Lauer for an interview. Deen, 66, has been engulfed...
  • Anne Rice defends Paula Deen against 'lynch mob'

    Anne Rice defends Paula Deen against 'lynch mob'
    Embattled chef Paula Deen has found an unlikely supporter in vampire novelist Anne Rice, who has gone on Facebook to defend the silver-haired (former) Food Network star, who is facing widening accusations of racism -- as well as a loss of corporate...
  • Paula Deen N-word controversy: Will Food Network cut ties?

    Paula Deen N-word controversy: Will Food Network cut ties?
    Paula Deen's biggest backer -- Food Network -- quickly distanced itself Wednesday from the N-word controversy swirling around one of its most recognizable stars. "Food Network does not tolerate any form of discrimination and is a strong proponent of...
  • Paula Deen blames Southern upbringing for N-word controversy

    Paula Deen blames Southern upbringing for N-word controversy
    Paula Deen is trying to clean up the kitchen after whipping up some racial comments that threaten her TV and cookbook empire. The celebrity chef -- who in a videotaped court deposition last month admitted using the N-word and planning to attire black...
  • Food Network drops Paula Deen; it seems sorry wasn't good enough

    Food Network drops Paula Deen; it seems sorry wasn't good enough
    Paula Deen begged for forgiveness, but Food Network apparently decided sorry wasn’t good enough. On Friday — the same day the celebrity chef apologized for using the N-word and other admitted racial insensitivities in her past — the...
  • Paula Deen begs for forgiveness, still dropped by Food Network

    Paula Deen begs for forgiveness, still dropped by Food Network
    Paula Deen begged for forgiveness, but the Food Network apparently decided sorry wasn't good enough. On Friday — the same day the celebrity chef apologized for using the N-word and other admitted racial insensitivities in her past — the...
  • Film explores effects of solar projects on Native American life

    Film explores effects of solar projects on Native American life
    Documentary filmmaker Robert Lundahl’s latest work, "Who Are My People?," explores the effects of large-scale solar energy developments on Native American spiritual and cultural connections to Southern California’s scorched outback of creosote...
  • 'Arrested Development' kicks critics in the teeth at its own peril

    'Arrested Development' kicks critics in the teeth at its own peril
    Television critics of the world unite: Let's start reviewing shows whenever the heck we get around to it. That's the model Netflix appears to be recommending with its decision to release 15 episodes of "Arrested Development" Sunday without making any...
  • Documentary spotlights Chinese artists Wang Guangyi, Liu Gang

    Documentary spotlights Chinese artists Wang Guangyi, Liu Gang
    BEIJING -- One scene of the new documentary “Chimeras” shows the young Chinese artist Liu Gang wandering with his camera around a town in China that's been built to resemble an English village. Liu is in Thames Town, a development outside...
  • 'Cultural Politics of Seeds' at UCLA on May 17

    'Cultural Politics of Seeds' at UCLA on May 17
    The UCLA Center for the Study of Women will be presenting a symposium on the "Cultural Politics of Seeds" on May 17, as part of the Life (Un)Ltd project which explores the impact of recent developments in biotechnology and biosciences on feminist studies....