Monthly Archives: May 2009

What It Feels Like to Win the Pulitzer Prize: A Q&A With Novelist Elizabeth Strout

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The acclaimed author of Olive Kitteridge talks with wOw’s Joni Evans about what it’s like to win literature’s most prestigious award, who inspires her, what she’s working on next and more. Editor’s Note: Last month, Elizabeth Strout was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Olive Kitteridge, her collection of linked short stories set in small-town Maine. […]

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Lesley Stahl Talks to Director of National Institute on Aging About HBO’s ‘The Alzheimer’s Project,’ Hope and More

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As HBO’s ‘The Alzheimer’s Project’ airs, NIA Director Dr. Richard Hodes talks to wOw’s Lesley Stahl about this long-dreaded disease, the science behind it and the hope ahead.

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The Dysfunctional Dinner Table: A Q&A With Ruth Reichl, by Julia Reed

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The bestselling author and editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine talks to wOw’s Julia Reed about her bipolar mother, her new book, where she’s eating lately and more. Editor’s Note: Bestselling author Ruth Reichl is the editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine and the author of the bestsellers Tender at the Bone and Comfort Me with Apples. She has […]

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‘Child of Alzheimer’s’ Maria Shriver Talks About ‘Alzheimer’s Project’

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California First Lady Maria Shriver, whose dad, Sargent Shriver, suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, says that there is nothing to be ashamed about.

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Dr. Nancy Snyderman Might Save Your Life, by Cynthia McFadden

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But first, the author of Diet Myths That Keep Us Fat and the 101 TRUTHS that will  Save Your Waistline and Maybe Even Your Life can help with your weight. Nancy Snyderman is not only a doctor and the Chief Medical Editor of NBCNews, she is an inveterate truth teller and myth buster. I have […]

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A Practicing Omni-Sexual Weighs In on Miss California, Gay Rights and Perez Hilton

Mr. wOw vents about the brouhaha at the beauty pageant.

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The Forever Marriage?

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Dear earth creatures, you no longer are really a nation of married people …

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