Archive for April 24th, 2009

President Obama¬†pledged yesterday to help consumers caught between a credit card and a hard place by creating a credit-card law that does away with sudden and huge rate increases, exorbitant late fees, and confusing fine print. “I trust that those in the industry who want to act responsibly will engage with us in a constructive […]


Now playing, Oscar-winning actor Jamie Foxx stars in The Soloist, the story of Nathaniel Ayers, a gifted, but troubled, violinist. The film is based on a series of columns in the Los Angeles Times by writer Steve Lopez, who discovered Ayers on the streets of L.A. Some critics say the¬†storytelling is overwrought, but others ponder […]