Bono hit New York City this week for the Clinton Global Initiative, adding more to the conversation than just his input and wisdom. The U2 singer revealed that he can do a shockingly good impression of Former President Bill Clinton, impersonating Clinton speaking about meeting Bono and berating him for his casual dress. The politician took the gag in stride, noting that he is very easy to make fun of.
Of the nine films nominated for Best Picture, four have themes or sub-plots related to disability.
At first glance, Rock the Kasbah seems like the typical Hollywood movie depicting Muslims: turbaned men on horseback, a girl who needs an American's help to succeed, and bombs blowing up when the plot slows in the movie. However, you would be ill-advised to pass quick judgment.
A young trans friend of mine in the Hollywood film industry, a union member, spoke to me recently about a conversation she had when she asked an individual representing the Motion Picture Industry Health Plan about health care for herself.