Jason Cochran

Stuff you never knew you never knew

Archive for July, 2012

Jul

30

2012

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The night I jilted Gloria Steinem

David Bale gave me many things that I never properly thanked him for. His support helped change and redefined my life. But his biggest lesson was not to hide when I am invited to live.

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Jul

17

2012

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Who’s leaving smiley faces beside celebrity graves?

Tweet I swear it’s not me. Someone else is leaving water-smoothed rocks with painted-on smiley faces by the eternal resting spots of the stars of yesteryear. I’m just the first person to notice. I keep running across them in Los Angeles. These are from Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park and Forest Lawn Memorial Park […]

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Jul

1

2012

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Beggars denied at Labadee, Royal Caribbean’s private paradise in Haiti

Tweet Cruise ship corporations are capable of treating others with dignity and kindness, as I wrote about in yesterday’s post about Oasis of the Seas‘ discovery of a raft of Cuban refugees, and they are famous for providing economic opportunities for workers from disadvantaged nations. But just as often, they seem to be caught up […]

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