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Monthly Archive: November 2021

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Noam Chomsky Called Trump a "Sociopathic Maniac," Foresaw Jan. 6

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Noam Chomsky

In a frequently cited interview with Smashing Interviews Magazine, just weeks prior to the 2020 presidential election, leading intellectual Noam Chomsky warned the United States that then-President Donald Trump posed a dangerous threat to American democracy if he lost the Electoral College.

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Tuesday

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Aerosmith's Joe Perry on His Jekyll and Hyde Relationship with Steven Tyler

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Aerosmith

In a 2014 interview with Smashing Interviews Magazine, Aerosmith lead guitarist Joe Perry was asked to describe his relationship with longtime bandmate Steven Tyler. The two hard rockers, known collectively as the "Toxic Twins" due to their rampant drug abuse, have had a rather rocky partnership over the years, one Perry labeled as a "learning process."

"It’s pretty much what it is. You can love your brother, but you don’t have to like him. We have our ups and downs. He’ll say stuff in the press, and I’ll think, 'What the hell is he talking about?' Next time I see him, it’s all hugs and kisses. We know the band is bigger than our ups and downs. If anything, it has been a learning process in how to deal with each other’s personalities. That’s one of the reasons I wanted to write the book because people hear stuff about Joe and Steven not getting along," Perry described.

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Jonathan Karl Interview: I Think Trump Snapped and Believes He Won

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Jonathan Karl

Jonathan Karl was the chief White House correspondent for ABC News in Washington, D.C., from December 2012 through the end of the Trump administration in January 2021, and he served as the 94th President of the White House Correspondents’ Association (2019-2020). He is currently the ABC News chief Washington correspondent. Karl is co-anchor of This Week with George Stephanopoulos and has appeared on Nightline, Good Morning America and World News with Diane Sawyer.

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Julian Lennon Interview: Showing Us It's Not Too Late to Save Earth

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Julian Lennon

Julian Lennon is an award-winning humanitarian, singer/songwriter, fine arts photographer, New York Times bestselling author and filmmaker. In 2007, he founded the White Feather Foundation after being asked by Elders of the Mirning people to help use his voice to preserve their indigenous culture. He produced Whaledreamers, a compelling documentary about an aboriginal whale-dreaming tribe, which earned eight International Film Festival awards. He is the son of the Beatles John Lennon and his first wife, Cynthia Powell Lennon. Sean, the son of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, is his younger half-brother.

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