Daily Archives: February 19, 2011

1196 Cabrillo Drive ~ Beverly Hills non-Hillbillys Ellen Degeneres & Portia DiRossi Have Sold Estate to Ryan Seacrest

SOLD: To the American Idol Guy….

The Real Estalker: Your Mama Hears..

Ellen Degeneres Estate

Click this $50M picture for details…

Click for REDUCED listing information….

They are not/will not  make money if it sells. The parcel is a collection of adjoining dwellings/land and this expansion cost a lot. Don’t worry..the ladies will not be homeless-they have lots of other very comfortable properties. Good for you-people love Ellen!

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2011 Academy Awards – All Nominees and Likely Winners

2011 Academy Awards – All Nominees – Boston.com.

 

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The Kings Speech

Colin Firth

Annette Bening


Stiller & Meara on Yahoo! Video by Ben Stiller

Stiller & Meara on Yahoo! Video.

 

Stiller & Meara

 

Fun. Always loved them.


19 West 9th Street ~ Uma Thurman’s Village Townhouse Sold With $2.2M Discount for $12M

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Update: SOLD at 2.2M Discount!

 

Uma Thurman’s Village Townhouse In Contract – Celebrity Real Estate – Curbed NY.

Too many floors..I’ll take a duplex.

Additional Listing Details


Dana Milbank – Serious budget cutting? The House has other fish to fry ~ Ridiculous Amendments Proposed and Some Approved

Dana Milbank – Serious budget cutting? The House has other fish to fry.


Republican representative David Dreier praises NPR and PBS

Republican representative David Dreier praises NPR and PBS: On the Media – latimes.com

David Dreier

If every member contributes extra maybe we’ll never have to hear DC bash NPR again. WNYC gave up funding from NYC and survived.

 


450 E Waterside Drive ~ Penthouse in The Chandler Slashed by $500K ~ Still overpriced and gaudy

6,000-Square-Foot Penthouse in The Chandler Slashed by $500K – PriceChopper – Curbed Chicago

The Chandler Penthouse

Price per square foot is still crazy high-even for its floor and view. Plus ultra gaudy!

 


From Lens To Photo: Sally Mann Captures Her Love : Images of Love & Muscular Dystrophy

From Lens To Photo: Sally Mann Captures Her Love : NPR.

Proud Flesh

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What’s Happening in Wisconsin? Governor Scott Walker is Union Busting and Vilifying Good People

What’s Happening in Wisconsin: Explained | Mother Jones.

Madison WI

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Enough. Past administrations allowed for much too generous benefits and now it not the time to undo the past with one sweeping law. Yes, public employees need to pay more of their share for health benefits and pension costs but this change must be gradual.  New hires should be started at different tiers (with contributions higher than current employees). It is obvious that big business and the governor’s Koch Industries will benefit the most from the proposed law-Democrats stay out of WI until a reasonable conclusion can be created.