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March 1st, 2011
09:20 AM ET

Six-figure YouTube sensation

Michael Buckley makes his six-figure living off YouTube.

Buckley's the host, writer and producer of "What the Buck", a YouTube channel with over one million subscribers. He started posting videos for fun, but once the ad revenue started to roll in, Buckley was able to quit his day job.

Watch Ali Velshi's full interview with Michael Buckley.

Filed under: Entertainment • Jobs • Technology
March 1st, 2011
08:24 AM ET

Dr. Jeff Gardere: Sheen will eventually run out of speed, listen to reason

Charlie Sheen insists he's not an addict. That's what the actor told Piers Morgan Monday, in one of many interviews he's given to media outlets following his suspension from CBS's "Two and a Half Men". But his erratic behavior and nonsensical sentences have many wondering what's behind Sheen's actions if drugs aren't to blame.

Bernard Madoff is also making headlines, as tapes from his interview with New York Magazine have just been released to the public. What do the tapes show about how Madoff is dealing with his past actions?

Psychologist Jeff Gardere talks to Kiran Chetry and Ali Velshi about Charlie Sheen's latest media appearances and Madoff's newly released tapes.

Filed under: Entertainment
February 28th, 2011
08:23 AM ET

Oscar recap: The stars, the styles and the show

This year in film culminated Sunday, with the 83rd Academy Awards. The traditional show had a modern feel, with young hosts Anne Hathaway and James Franco, but how did they do? And, were there any surprise winners?

Kiran Chetry and Ali Velshi sit down with David Edelstein, Chief Film Critic for New York magazine, and Jessica Coen, Editor-in-chief of, to break down the big moments from the star-studded event.

Filed under: Entertainment
February 24th, 2011
08:30 AM ET

Mark Ruffalo reads to NY students three days before Oscars

With three days to go before the Academy Awards, Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo is reading to kids at the New York Public Library.

Ruffalo is participating in Target's "Read Across America" campaign which aims to get kids reading by the third grade. Target has donated an installation made of books that spells "READ" to the event and the 10,000 Dr. Seuss classics that comprise the installation will ultimately be donated to New York schools. American Morning's Kiran Chetry talks to Ruffalo about the importance of reading as well as his Oscar nomination.

Filed under: Education • Entertainment • U.S.
February 18th, 2011
09:34 AM ET

Staten Island's P.S. 22 chorus to perform at Oscars

After positing a video on Youtube, the P.S. 22 chorus from Staten Island, NY was asked to perform at the Oscars.

American Morning gets a sneak peak of the super-talented students.

Filed under: Entertainment
February 8th, 2011
10:15 AM ET

Controversy over "The Kennedys"

After being dropped by The History Channel because of its "dramatic interpretation", a mini-series about Camelot called "The Kennedys" will air on the Reelz channel on April 3.

The History Channel announced in January it would be dropping the series, more than a year after the channel publicized its plans to show it. The series includes re-enactments of the late President and his family's life and is said to have dramatized parts of the Kennedy story. Michael Prupas, Executive producer of "The Kennedys" and Stan E. Hubbard, CEO of ReelzChannel talk to T.J. holmes about the series and its rocky road to an air date.

Filed under: Entertainment • Television
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