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Archives for October, 2009

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Glenn Close Launches ‘Bring Change 2 Mind’


Last Wednesday, Oscar-nominated and Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe award-winning actress and mental health advocate Glenn Close and her sister Jessie Close launched .

Similar to Paige Hemmis's Blueprint for Hope campaign and Joe Pantoliano's No Kidding, Me Too! organization, Bring Change 2 Mind is a nonprofit organization geared toward helping raise awareness about mental illness as well as providing information and support to people with mental illness and is already receiving positive...
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Would You Name Your Baby After A Celebrity?


Recently published research supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health suggests that parents choose names for their babies based on which names happen to be "trendy" at the time. The study was based on 127 years worth of data collected from the Social Security Administration and the results are, in my opinion, common sense.


What's wrong, kid?
Upset your mom named you Kanye?

What I found a bit more interesting about the study...
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Lindsay Lohan Granted More Time To Complete Alcohol Education Classes



I've briefly touched on the subject of Lindsay Lohan's roller coaster ride through apparent sobriety 's a good antonym for sobriety? Intoxication? Drunkeness? Whatever - you get the point. She's had her highs and lows over the past few years and, after her DUI arrest in 2007, spent a little over an hour in jail and was placed on three years of probation - probation that carried the requirement of having to attend 86 alcohol education classes.

Friday, Lindsay Lohan appeared in court...
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Don't Miss Daniel Johnston At The Austin City Limits Music Festival



If you're not busy this afternoon and near your computer around 4:45 (and not already at the event itself, in which case I'd be extremely jealous of you), head over to and catch Daniel Johnston performing at the Austin City Limits Music Festival.

Hulu will be live streaming the entire three-day event (which kicks off a little after noon today with Asleep At The Wheel and wraps up around 10 Sunday night with Pearl Jam), which includes such...
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