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Life on the Edge

Over the last 20 or 30 years, we’ve been entertained by those who push the envelope. Whether it is comedy or music or political theater, we continue to look for entertainers who push the envelope and go right up to the edge. We have almost reflexively rejected those who have stayed in the mainstream. Comedians like Chris Rock, Bernie Mac and Bill Maher are more toward our liking. Hell, even mainstream folks like Jeff Foxworthy and Jeff Dunham are pushing the edge. Radio talk show hosts who are simply entertaining aren’t enough. They need to be in-your-face. They need to cause

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Bernie Mac Dead at 50

Bernie Mac simply blew up the comedy scene about eight to 10 years ago. The Kings of Comedy introduced Bernie Mac and Cedric the Entertainer to a huge audience. Bernie Mac got his own show out of the deal. He also got into the Ocean’s series. He did a lot in a very short period of time. He was funny and in-your-face. I’ll miss him. The Chicago Tribute has a nice write up. Warning: The following clip does contain adult language.

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Errington C. Thompson, MD

Dr. Thompson is a surgeon, scholar, full-time sports fan and part-time political activist. He is active in a number of community projects and initiatives. Through medicine, he strives to improve the physical health of all he treats.

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A Letter to America

The Thirteeneth Juror

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