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  • More than 90 celebs say they're ready for Warren

    02/04/2015 8:29:10 AM PST · by Zakeet · 23 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 3, 2015 | Judy Kurtz
    Susan Sarandon, Olivia Wilde and Edward Norton are among the more than 90 entertainers urging Sen. Elizabeth Warren to throw her hat in the 2016 presidential race. The group — which also includes Mark Ruffalo, Natasha Lyonne, Julia Stiles, and “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon — penned an open letter this week to the Massachusetts Democrat, pushing her to make a White House bid.
  • Lou Reed recovering after liver transplant

    05/31/2013 10:22:02 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    Manchester Guardian ^ | Friday 31 May 2013 | Ben Quinn
    Lou Reed, the US songwriter, poet and vocalist with the Velvet Underground, had a liver transplant last month, according to his wife, the musician and performance artist Laurie Anderson. “It’s as serious as it gets. He was dying. You don’t get it for fun,” said Anderson, who added that her husband was now on the road to recovery following the life-saving surgery. Reed, 71, canceled a number of concerts in April and had surgery in Cleveland rather than in his native New York due to what Anderson described as the “dysfunctional” hospitals in his home town. …