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March 2013

Seth MacFarlane: Worst Host of the Oscars Says the Press

March 1, 2013 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The Oscars have not had such a large audience since 2010, when Katherine Bigelow won with “The Hurt Locker” and beat her ex-husband, James Cameron, and his “Avatar.” That year, there were 41.6 million viewers in the United States. This year, with Seth MacFarlane as master of ceremonies, a total of 40.3 million [Read more]

An Oscar for the Internet

March 1, 2013 // La Republica - Peru - Spanish

It is not one of the most glamorous categories, and for that reason, it ends up being more interesting. The Oscar for best short film documentary went to “Inocente,” a story about an illegal immigrant artist, undocumented and homeless for 15 years in California. Persecuted by immigration, Inocente has lived [Read more]

Obama Has No Message for Foreign Countries at the Moment

March 1, 2013 // Volkskrant - The Netherlands - Dutch

<i>A smaller role for America on the world stage is an appealing prospect for some. But it will surely be a disappointment, columnist Paul Brill writes, “because who will fill in the gaps?”</i> With the first State of the Union address of his second presidential term, President Obama has served his left wing [Read more]

Randy Blythe Returns to US as Trial Adjourns

March 1, 2013 // The Prague Post - The Czech Republic

Lamb of God front man Randy Blythe has flown home to the United States after the adjournment of his manslaughter trial but has reiterated his desire to come back to the Czech Republic and clear his name.
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