Oprah Winfrey

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Oprah Winfrey’ here at MarkCz.com.
Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

So I'm watching Countdown with Keith Olbermann the other night when I see a commercial which shows an orangutan in a pharmacy aisle using a Droid X smartphone and buying Robitussin® cough medicine. This was a lot to process. My first reaction was concern that the...

J.K. Rowling: Harvard Commencement speech

J.K. Rowling: Harvard Commencement speech

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey recemtly, and during the hour, Oprah showed brief clips of the Harvard Commencement speech Ms. Rowling gave on June 5, 2008. Those excerpts were intriguing enough to make me want to hear the whole...

The power of now: Eckhart Tolle and a Bike Ride on 35W

The power of now: Eckhart Tolle and a Bike Ride on 35W

A baffling practice on public television here in the USA is the way the program schedule gets swapped out whenever fundraising time rolls around. While public radio stations typically interrupt abbreviated versions of their regular shows to ask for money, public TV...

Oprah Winfrey, crack cocaine, and L. Randolph Cook

The latest blockbuster National Enquirer breaking news exclusive concerns a pair of books called The Wizard of O. Apparently the first volume, My Life with Oprah: The L. Randolph Cook Interviews, is available now through a website and the second volume, The Truth...

Total Oprah

Speaking of Oprah, Sarah Terez Rosenblum has a Chicago Sun-Times story today about Robyn Okrant, a writer-performer who has been living her life according to Oprah for darn near a year now: "... I have to breathe a certain way, I have to savor every meal, I have to be...

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Apart from losing my job this morning, my biggest disappointment was that Steve Dahl never got around to reading Christopher Borrelli's outstanding Tribune story about the amazing and wondrous Oprah Winfrey Show snow globe, available at the Oprah Winfrey store. (The...

Oprah Winfrey’s MySpace: I’m not Oprah-worthy?

Oprah Winfrey’s MySpace: I’m not Oprah-worthy?

Now I understand how David Letterman must have suffered. It's like an unexpected punch in the stomach. It's difficult to even breathe, and I just sit here in absolute disbelief wondering what I ever did to deserve this. In the hopeful early morning hours of October...

‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ (2005 movie)

Late in November of 2005, Oprah Winfrey was on my TV getting all effusive over Memoirs of a Geisha. To hear Oprah describe it, it was the most moving, most beautifully filmed cinematic masterpiece in the history of box offices....

Oprah Winfrey

An index of blog posts tagged ‘Oprah Winfrey’ here at MarkCz.com.

Suryia the Orangutan’s Robitussin commercial

So I'm watching Countdown with Keith Olbermann the other night when I see a commercial which shows an orangutan in a pharmacy aisle using a Droid X smartphone and buying Robitussin® cough medicine. This was a lot to process. My first reaction was concern that the...

J.K. Rowling: Harvard Commencement speech

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling was interviewed by Oprah Winfrey recemtly, and during the hour, Oprah showed brief clips of the Harvard Commencement speech Ms. Rowling gave on June 5, 2008. Those excerpts were intriguing enough to make me want to hear the whole...

The power of now: Eckhart Tolle and a Bike Ride on 35W

A baffling practice on public television here in the USA is the way the program schedule gets swapped out whenever fundraising time rolls around. While public radio stations typically interrupt abbreviated versions of their regular shows to ask for money, public TV...

Oprah Winfrey, crack cocaine, and L. Randolph Cook

The latest blockbuster National Enquirer breaking news exclusive concerns a pair of books called The Wizard of O. Apparently the first volume, My Life with Oprah: The L. Randolph Cook Interviews, is available now through a website and the second volume, The Truth...

Total Oprah

Speaking of Oprah, Sarah Terez Rosenblum has a Chicago Sun-Times story today about Robyn Okrant, a writer-performer who has been living her life according to Oprah for darn near a year now: "... I have to breathe a certain way, I have to savor every meal, I have to be...

Oprah Winfrey snow globe

Apart from losing my job this morning, my biggest disappointment was that Steve Dahl never got around to reading Christopher Borrelli's outstanding Tribune story about the amazing and wondrous Oprah Winfrey Show snow globe, available at the Oprah Winfrey store. (The...

Oprah Winfrey’s MySpace: I’m not Oprah-worthy?

Now I understand how David Letterman must have suffered. It's like an unexpected punch in the stomach. It's difficult to even breathe, and I just sit here in absolute disbelief wondering what I ever did to deserve this. In the hopeful early morning hours of October...

‘Memoirs of a Geisha’ (2005 movie)

Late in November of 2005, Oprah Winfrey was on my TV getting all effusive over Memoirs of a Geisha. To hear Oprah describe it, it was the most moving, most beautifully filmed cinematic masterpiece in the history of box offices....

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