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"We’re All Fucked, I’m Out" :: The Hilarious Zack Pearlman Gets Real

Nowadays it’s easier to hate than love. With the advent of the Internet, you can anonymously comment on just about anything and call it “gay” or …

Jon Stewart Reacts To The Eric Garner Case: 'If Comedy Is Tragedy Plus Time, I Need More F***ing Time'

Jon Stewart opened Wednesday night’s 'The Daily Show' with a damning take on the "utterly depressing” Eric Garner case.<p>That day, a Staten Island …

Jon Stewart on Eric Garner: "If comedy is tragedy plus time, I need more fucking time"

In a very unusual segment last night, Jon Stewart largely abandoned his comedian guise to deliver a sober commentary on the Staten Island grand jury that declined to indict Eric Garner's killer. "If comedy is tragedy plus time," Stewart said, "I need more fucking time." Not joking at all, he …

Comedy world reacts to accusations against Bill Cosby

With a successful career spanning six decades, Bill Cosby has influenced comics and actors for years, and the recent allegations of sexual assault, drugging and rape have fueled divisive debate and strong reactions.<p>At the New York premiere of Chris Rock's upcoming comedy "Top Five," a number stars …

Running Scared? Big Companies Increase Innovation Spending

<i>Established companies increasingly fund startups and take numerous measures as they seek to create innovative new businesses.</i><p>Just based on the numbers, you wouldn’t think established companies would be scared by the $50 billion invested this year in the U.S. by venture capitalists. The companies …

How To Make 2015 Your Best Year Yet

“What are you, my daughter’s age?”<p>I clearly remember not being taken seriously. I was an engineer with a few years of experience under my belt, trying to fight my way to entrepreneurial success in a field dominated by older men. It would have been easy to allow this kind of disrespect to knock me …

The Optimism Gap Between Male And Female Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs are a lot more optimistic about the economy than their male counterparts, according to the most recent Spark Business Barometer Survey from Capital One.<p>In the survey released this month, 63 percent of female business owners said they think current economic conditions are …

Women in Business Q&A: Liz Elam, Link Coworking

<i>Link Coworking came about in a way that many businesses do--a need arose in the market and no one was meeting that need. Liz Elam spent 14 years working for Dell, Inc., and managed a highly successful and profitable multi-million dollar business from her home office. She often found herself</i> …

Poland's Female Entrepreneurs Get a European Union Boost

On Tuesday, first time business owner Katarzyna Dudek opened her craft shop Manufaktura, in her close-knit hometown of Trzebiatow, in northwest Poland near the German border. After raising 2 children and surviving colon cancer, Dudek was looking for meaningful work that would inspire her and …

The Unmanageables

When a crusading but conflict-averse billionaire bankrolls several of journalism’s most prominent mavericks to create a hard-nosed investigative news organization, it’s a recipe for turmoil. eBay founder Pierre Omidyar’s differences with First Look Media staff have been all over the press. Two top …

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