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Commentary: Oprah Doesn't Owe Us Anything--Because She's Given Us Enough

Commentary: Oprah Doesn't Owe Us Anything--Because She's Given Us Enough

Oprah Winfrey at the opening of 'Watching Oprah' at the National Museum of African American History and Culture (Smithsonian) Rebel is Rebecca Carroll's regular column on race and pop culture. You can hear Rebecca talk about...

Oprah Is Controlling President Obama's Mind, Says Important Journalist

Oprah Is Controlling President Obama's Mind, Says Important Journalist

Today's New York Post has an Xclusive excerpt from the new book, The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House, written by renowned journamalist Edward Klein. Klein, who is best known for being the most important...

Oprah Films Farewell Show With Stars Including Tom Cruise, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Even Dakota Fanning

Oprah Films Farewell Show With Stars Including Tom Cruise, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Even Dakota Fanninggallery

Oprah Winfrey filmed one of her finale episodes of The Oprah Winfrey show in Chicago yesterday, and it was a show-stopper full of Oprah-centric praise (ofco): Not only did her guests include Madonna, Tom Cruise, Aretha Franklin,...

Oprah Winfrey Announces New Dream: Conquer Broadway

Oprah Winfrey Announces New Dream: Conquer Broadway

You didn't think Oprah Winfrey was going to end her long-running television show and not have a plan, did you? Turns out the talk show host has set a new goal for herself: dominate the Broadway...

Is Oprah New Jersey Bound?

Is Oprah New Jersey Bound?

Oprah may be launching her new network from Los Angeles, but it looks like she's eyeing the East Coast for a new permanent home. According to the NY Post, she was house-hunting yesterday along the banks...

Oprah Gives $100 to Wisecracking Homeless Man

Oprah Gives $100 to Wisecracking Homeless Man

Like many people confronted with the cruel reality of homelessness on a night out in the Meatpacking District, Oprah Winfrey reportedly thought she could fake that her purse was empty (really, Oprah?) and have panhandler Julio...

Christie, Booker, Zuckerberg Head To Oprah Today

Christie, Booker, Zuckerberg Head To Oprah Today

While the website for the Oprah Winfrey show is coy, simply saying that today's show will feature "two no-nonsense powerhouses" and "a young trailblazer," everyone knows that the big guests are Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, NJ...

Facebook To Give Up To $100 MIllion To Newark Schools

Facebook To Give Up To $100 MIllion To Newark Schools

Mark Zuckerberg and Oprah Winfrey Tomorrow, the day that a film about the founding of Facebook opens the New York Film Festival, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will appear on the Oprah Winfrey show to announce a...

Suit: Racist Power Plant Boss Wanted Oprah Dead

Suit: Racist Power Plant Boss Wanted Oprah Dead

More of the racist comments behind a former power plant employee's $4 million discrimination suit came out today. Suzanne Langford, who worked at Starrett City power plant from 2004-2007, says her white boss called a black...

Oprah-geddon: Oprah Will Quit Talk Show In 2011

Oprah-geddon: Oprah Will Quit Talk Show In 2011

Photograph of Oprah Winfrey with former governor Sarah Palin and her two daughter Piper and Willow Oprah Winfrey, the media mogul-juggernaut, is going to end her successful daytime talk show when her 25th season ends on...

Oprah Amazed At Spirit, Resilience Of Chimp Mauling Victim

Oprah Amazed At Spirit, Resilience Of Chimp Mauling Victim

On today's Oprah, the talk show host's interview with the Connecticut chimp mauling victim will be aired. Oprah Winfrey spoke to Charla Nash, whose eyelids, nose, lips and hands were torn off by her friend and...

Oprah Takes Her Show to Central Parkgallery

Oprah Takes Her Show to Central Park

Oprah filmed her show in Central Park today (it's not her first time going live from New York), getting visits from Mayor Bloomberg, Mariah Carey, Hugh Jackman, Regis & Kelly, and more. Plus, she was all decked...

Newsweek Questions The Gospel Of Oprah

Newsweek Questions The Gospel Of Oprah

Newsweek's cover story this week is about Oprah Winfrey and "Why Health Advice on Oprah Could Make You Sick." Ouch! The first example mentions how actress Suzanne Somers was on the show, explaining her hormone therapy...

Oprah Celebrates Obama Win

Oprah Celebrates Obama Win

Almost a year after calling Barack Obama "The One," Oprah Winfrey is celebrating his victory. During her post-election special--which will air at 4 p.m. on WABC 7 (and repeat at 1 a.m.)--there were guests like David Gergen,...

Oprah Calls Obama

Oprah Calls Obama "The One"

Oprah Winfrey introduced one of her favorite things people at what the NY Times called "the largest spectacle of the campaign cycle" - the Oprah for Barack Obama rally in Des Moines, Iowa. Winfrey said, "For the very first time in my life, I feel compelled to stand up and to speak out for the man who I believe has a new vision for America," and told the audience of 15,000 said, "I am...

This Is A Stick-Up Up-Tick

This Is A Stick-Up Up-Tick

Robberies are down a little more than 8% from a year ago, but the New York Post reports that some spots around town have seen stunning jumps in the incidence rate of muggings. In 18 of 76 precincts in NYC, robberies are heading up rather than down, like in the rest of the city. Assaults, however, are static citywide--increasing from 15,025 to 15,097 which is statistically insignificant. The increase in robberies is anomalous mostly because...

Central Park Jogger Thinks Oprah's Question Was Unfair

Central Park Jogger Thinks Oprah's Question Was Unfair

Trisha Meili, the woman who was brutally attacked and raped while jogging in Central Park in 1989, is no fan of Oprah Winfrey's line of questioning. Five years after she gave her first interview to Winfrey's magazine O, Meili spoke to NY1. First, here is an excerpt of the 2002 interview Meili (who did not disclose her name at that time) gave to Oprah:Oprah: When I first heard about you, I thought, why were you...

Oprah in NYC:  Letterman, Lisa Marie, and 9/11

Oprah in NYC: Letterman, Lisa Marie, and 9/11

OMG OPRAH! After weeks of anticipation - and insane craigslist listings - a few thousand lucky fans got to watch the season premiere of Oprah from the WaMu Theater at Madison Square Garden. The show featured David...

Leona Helmsley Gives Her Dog $12 Million in Death

Leona Helmsley Gives Her Dog $12 Million in Death

Leona Helmsley sure loves Trouble. Trouble, her dog, that is. How much did Helmsley, the hotelier who was known by some as the "Queen of Mean" and passed away last week, love her pooch? Enough to...

Oprah in New York

Oprah in New York

Yesterday tickets went on sale for the two Oprah Winfrey show tapings next month (September 10th and 11th) at the WaMu Theatre at Madison Square Garden. The internet went into overload immediately, shutting down the ticket websites....

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today on the Gothamist Newsmap: an armed carjacking at the intersection of 164th St. and the Union Turnpike in Queens, an unconscious firefighter at 51st St. and 5th Ave. in Manhattan, and a slashing on Myrtle...

Oprah Opts for Obama, Angelou Angles for Clinton

Oprah Opts for Obama, Angelou Angles for Clinton

Interesting, fluffy political article in the NY Times about the diverging political allegiances of two high-profile friends. Oprah Winfrey has made no secret of her support for Senator Barack Obama - she's throwing him a fund-raiser at...

New Yorkers Making The Big Bucks

New Yorkers Making The Big Bucks

Forbes has put out their list of the Top 100 Most Powerful Celebrities, something to bicker about at the water cooler, no doubt. Here are some of the top-ranked New Yorker's and their earnings: Jay-Z at #9...

Hip Hop's Secret Meeting

Hip Hop's Secret Meeting

On Tuesday "The Oprah Winfrey Show" became a platform for the Hip-Hop community to respond to the Don Imus controversy with a panel discussion featuring Russell Simmons, Dr. Benjamin Chavis, Kevin Liles, Common and more. Should musicians...

Howard's $83M Bonus

Howard's $83M Bonus

A year after moving his show to the station, Howard Stern received a bonus worth nearly $83 million (22.1 million shares) from Sirius Satellite Radio today ("for surpassing subscriber goals set in a 2004 contract that had...

Tonys Loves Boys - the

Tonys Loves Boys - the "Jersey" and "History" Kind

Broadway's big night celebrated two hit shows, both with word "Boys" in the title. "Jersey Boys," the musical about singing group, The Four Seasons, won Best Musical and two actors won Best Actor (John Lloyd Young)...

Legal Proceedings for Abusive Parents

Legal Proceedings for Abusive Parents

The stepfather of Nixzmary Brown, the 7 year old beaten and tortured to death last month, claims that Brown was a "devil" and that's why he had to beat her. Statements written by Cesar Rodriguez were made...

A Million Little Problems

A Million Little Problems

Yesterday, Oprah Winfrey admitted she made a mistake (gasp!) and took James Frey and his publisher, Nan A. Talese, to task for making her look foolish on her show. Yes, Oprah defended the readers' right to know...

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

- Derek Jeter, the product of an interracial marriage, gets hate mail for his interracial dating habits - Weehawken Street has the most do-no-urinate signs per square foot in all of the city - Will outdoor showers...

Former NYC Police Commish Kerik Appointed To Head Homeland Security

Former NYC Police Commish Kerik Appointed To Head Homeland Security

We'll finally see a New Yorker in the Cabinet, as President Bush has nominated from NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik as the new Secretary of Homeland Security. Kerik, who was police commissioner during September 11, 2001, is...

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