Morning Cram

Morning Cram
9:11 am
Mon January 28, 2013

The Morning Cram [read it again edition]

Children’s book illustrators might not have gotten a lot of sleep over the weekend. Why? Maybe because they could be winning win one of the grand prizes of children's literature: the Randolph Caldecott Medal.

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Morning Cram
8:45 am
Fri January 25, 2013

The Morning Cram [take my money! edition]

It used to take a lot of money to make a movie. But now some of the best movies at Sundance are kickstarters off the internet, which has more traditional producers wondering how to compete with the new independent film movement.

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Morning Cram
9:04 am
Thu January 24, 2013

The Morning Cram [to thine own self be true edition]

It all started with two men in a pub. both scientists, were drinking beer and discussing a problem. Now the

British scientists have stored all 154 of Shakespeare's sonnets on tiny stretches of DNA.

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Morning Cram
9:02 am
Wed January 23, 2013

The Morning Cram [it’s good to be da king edition]

Mel Brooks, master writer, actor, comedian and producer, came from humble beginnings in Brooklyn to become one of the most celebrated comedic minds of our time. Now he is releasing a bundle collection of his greatest works.

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Morning Cram
8:50 am
Tue January 22, 2013

The Morning Cram [eco-friendly warfare edition]

Ever know a company to make military drones and electric vehicle chargers? Well AeroVironment does. And some workers are uncomfortable with the company's dual interests, but the company’s president does not see a conflict.

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Morning Cram
8:59 am
Mon January 21, 2013

The Morning Cram [inaugural fashion edition]

When Detroit based designer Luke Song made Aretha Frankin's 2009 inaugural hat he had no idea he'd be making thousands more.

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Morning Cram
9:05 am
Fri January 18, 2013

The Morning Cram [don’t you get it? edition]

No one likes to be out of the loop when it comes to a good joke. But more and more comedians are finding it harder to connect with audiences who don’t catch all the references. Now they are looking for ways to reconnect.

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Morning Cram
8:45 am
Thu January 17, 2013

The Morning Cram [big daddy edition]

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A new version of Cat On A hot Tin Roof is premiering on Broadway. Find out why its big name actors are not nearly as important is its subtle, original presentation.

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Morning Cram
9:03 am
Wed January 16, 2013

The Morning Cram [ ah-choo! edition]

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The flu is spreading at a record breaking speed this year, which is leaving employers at odds with how to deal with the situation. Find out why you don’t want to be patient zero at your workplace.

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Morning Cram
8:43 am
Tue January 15, 2013

The Morning Cram [whitey tighties edition]

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The tenth book in the infamous Captain Underpants canon is being flushed into bookstores. Find out how author Dav Pilkey uses potty humor and misspellings to entice young people to read.

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