With Elections Looming, Republicans Rise
Five weeks before election day, ABC News has updated its handicapping. According to senior Washington editor Rick Klein, all the movement in the last couple of weeks has been toward Republican candidates. He’ll tell us where Republicans are making inroads, and where the Democrats’ chances have improved.
- ABC News: 2010 Election Scorecard
Early Screening, Intervention Can Help Children With Mental Illnesses
Some mental healthcare professionals are now urging people to screen children, as young as 13, to see if they’re genetically predisposed to have psychotic episodes. Doctors say that information will let people know about possible triggers and symptoms to look out for. Doctors believe early intervention could then lessen the effects of mental illness. We speak with Corinne Cather, a clinical psychologist at the First Episode and Early Psychosis Program at Massachusetts General Hospital.
Sumo Wrestling Grapples With Gangsters In Japan
If Japanese sumo wresters told you to keep your distance, you’d probably be well advised to do as they suggested. But whether Japan’s notorious gang members, known as yakuza, will listen to them remains to be seen. The Sumo Association says it’s determined to cut all ties between the sport and organized crime, as it tries to restore its reputation after a scandal over illegal betting by wrestlers. The BBC’s Roland Buerk reports from Tokyo.
Adrian Grenier Turns Camera On A ‘Teenage Paparazzo’
In the HBO series, “Entourage,” Adrian Grenier gets stalked by the paparazzi as Vincent Chase, a successful and famous movie star. Now, Grenier turns the cameras on the paparazzi in his new documentary, “Teenage Paparazzo.” He gets access to the world of the celebrity photographers by profiling 13-year-old Austin Visschedykl, who cruises around Hollywood on his bike or skateboard, tracking celebrities into the wee hours of the morning. Through the film, Grenier examines celebrity, why people are obsessed with it and how paparazzi and the stars they follow form a symbiotic bond.
- Hear & Now: Adrian Grenier Becomes Part Of The Paparazzi Entourage
- Watch: “Teenage Paparazzo” trailer
Music From The Show
- Christian McBride, “Theme for Kareem”
- Radiohead, “Myxamatosis”
- Ken Vandermark, “New Acrylic”
- Fred Hersch, “Desafinado”
- Steve Earle, “Transcendental Blues”
- The TV Theme Players, “Entourage”
- Lady GaGa, “Paparazzi”