According to Demographics Monthly, more than 60 percent of Americans ask for a doggie bag when they dine out. Chicago Tribune
An extra $4 million is the first big increase in several years. Washington Post
A scholar takes a whack at trying to explain links between creativity and communication – The Philosopher’s Magazine (UK)
Millennium village and wants to represent Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The Arab world has threatened a Disney boycott if it does so. The Jerusalem Post
A San Francisco supervisor has floated an idea to tax movies and popular entertainment as a way to fund school arts education. KRON-4, San Francisco
Let’s see, no more Monica – what’ll we do next? Some members of Congress want to scrutinize Hollywood sex and violence. A new round of culture wars? NPR Morning Edition
In Mexico it’s only 2 percent. The two countries got together last week to talk about how to preserve their own cultural identities. CBC
Warren Beatty addressed Hollywood democrats Wednesday night amid hoopla fit for a president. Will he run? Still dunno, but the scene was delish.
Daily Variety 9/30/99
AND: Some more scene-setting – hear it. NPR 9/30/99
AND: WILL WARREN RUN? Warren Beatty makes a speech Wednesday night – might clarify his political ambitions for presidency.
Kansas City Star (Reuters) 9/19/99
ALSO: Memo from LA Weekly: PLEASE do it Warren – here’s why. LA Weekly 9/30/99