Angela Lu Fulton

Angela is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine and a part-time editor for WORLD Digital. She is a graduate of the World Journalism Institute and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism. Angela resides in Taipei, Taiwan. Follow her on Twitter @angela818.

 

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Ridiculous, pro-life, late-night comedy

Television
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/05/13, 10:15 am

Late-night comedian Conan O’Brien made an inadvertent pro-life statement last month in a sketch that had rapper Kanye West and reality star Kim Kardashian’s unborn baby escaping the womb (placenta in tow) to get away from his or her crazy parents.

The sketch shows the baby hot wiring a cop car, causing a car chase, hopping onto a mini motorcycle, and flying a blimp into O’Brien’s show. Even though O’Brien admits it’s the “stupidest thing we’ve done in a long time,” it does depict the unborn child as a feisty—albeit tiny—human, rather than a jumble of cells.

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The farmer in all of us

Culture
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/05/13, 10:00 am

Amid Super Bowl commercials hawking their wares with hot girls, voodoo, and low-brow humor, a spot for Dodge Ram trucks stood out for its ode to the hardworking, God-fearing, American farmer.

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California's marriage defenders coming up short

Marriage
by Angela Lu Fulton
Posted 2/04/13, 11:15 am

Ahead of the Supreme Court case over California’s Proposition 8, a ruling that could change the nation’s laws about same-sex marriage, traditional marriage proponents are facing financial struggles. 

After raising money year after year to continue supporting Prop 8, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman, traditional marriage coalition ProtectMarriage.com now finds itself $700,000 short of the money it needs to cover its litigation costs, according to federal tax records found by Reuters. 

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