Archive for the ‘Oprah’ Category

college athletes behaving badly

April 12, 2007

Or: How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Criticize Their Moms

While their behavior hasn’t risen to the level of “attention whore” yet, I, for one, have grown weary of the grandstanding by some members of the Rutgers womens basketball team, and some members of the Duke mens lacrosse team.

In the links below, you will find some research that you can use to help yourself understand such contemporary college students.

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17349066/

http://www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorders/narcissisticpd.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/15_minutes_of_fame

imaginary quote: “Now’s your big chance baby, you’re going to be on Oprah!”

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helicopter_parent

Why did Bank of America and Oprah team up?

October 31, 2006

On a show that aired Monday, Winfrey gave more than 300 audience members $1,000 debit cards sponsored by the Bank of America to donate to a charitable cause.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/10/30/AR2006103000494.html

See my earlier post here:
https://bork.wordpress.com/2006/10/16/guy-arrested-at-a-bank-of-america-in-san-francisco/

It may be possible that Bank of America is trying to offset the Clark Howard led boycott.

Whatever happened to humble and anonymous charitable contributions?