| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Downtown London residences are known to be staggeringly expensive, but media blogger Sam Cookney calculated in October just how much. Cookney said he can live in an upscale apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and commute almost every workday to London (700...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 7:58 AM
We all remember this brutally honest blog post, by Jennifer Meer, a contributor to the Huffington Post, called "Distracted Living". This West Hartford mother admits to responding to a "ping" on her computer and answering an email while her daughter was...
| May 30, 2013
My son is nearing 11, and I don't let him use social media.
As you might have read in an earlier post, he doesn't have his own cellphone yet. He uses my iPhone sometimes, but I limit the apps to single-player games and educational programs and don't let...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:28 PM
Sephora has pulled a un-PC shade of lipstick from its shelves -- and it wasn't the color that was controversial.
The cosmetics giant this week removed "Celebutard," a pinky-beige hue from the Kat Von D lipstick line, following complaints from disability...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
For two decades I worked a desk at ICM as an agent, championing talented artists and their film projects, including big ones like the "Austin Powers" and "Bourne Identity" franchises. A huge turning point for me came three years ago; my father and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Salt & Straw ice cream at Joan's: Beginning Friday, Joan's on Third will serve Salt & Straw ice cream by the scoop. Salt & Straw of Portland, Ore., was named one of Saveur’s favorite ice creams, a Sunset magazine "Best of the West" selection, a...
| Jan 2, 2014
| 10:14 AM
For every two new marriages recorded in a given year, there is one divorce, according to Patheos.com. Florida also happens to be home to the divorce capital of America—Panama City. It’s a little known fact, but Florida contains three...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:59 PM
When Jimmy Fallon takes over "The Tonight Show" from Jay Leno in February 2014, he's not just getting an upgrade in his start time, he's also getting a billing promotion.
As first pointed out by the Huffington Post, Fallon's "Tonight Show" will be...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 5:01 PM
NBC burned off its episodes of the Anne Heche comedy series "Save Me" over the last month, but though it was never given much of a chance, it's ending its run with an eye-catching guest appearance. The ubiquitous Betty White will be appearing as God....
| Jun 15, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Ever since President Bill Clinton "did not have sexual relations with that woman, Miss Lewinsky," whatever remains of standards seem to have fallen even lower among people who hold offices and positions once thought to require good behavior and strong...