| Apr 1, 2013
| 7:09 AM
In case you forgot it's April Fools day, Google is there to remind you. Today's top "cold searches" will return you to the 90's with Y2K, Pogs hologram slammers, Macarena step-by-step and prom scrunchies making you want to jump jumping like a mac daddy....
| Apr 4, 2013
Maybe it's spring fever or maybe it's the centrifugal force from all that Sheryl Sandberg-led "leaning in," but it's been a big week for outrage about women and their place.
On Friday, Princeton alumna and parent Susan A. Patton published a letter in...
| Apr 22, 2013
826CHI is a nonprofit writing and tutoring center dedicated to supporting students ages 6-18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students. 826chi.org
Tom Acitelli is author...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:54 PM
Nathan Rabin is the head writer for The A.V. Club. His books include “The Big Rewind” and “My Year of Flops.” He also collaborated on “Weird Al: The Book.” He has written for the Wall Street Journal,...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Many Twitter users share with their followers their daily routines and perhaps photos from on their way to work. Thomas Marshburn also shares the views from his officer window. But that window is really something.
Marshburn is an astronaut who has...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 2:48 PM
An email that Gawker reports was sent through the University of Maryland Delta Gamma sorority list-serv is lighting up the interwebs, it seems.
The gist of it appears to be fury that sorority sisters were "weird" and "awkward" to Sigma Nu brothers...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 3:39 PM
The trailer for HBO’s “Looking,” about gay men in San Francisco, debuted this week, and I want to be excited about the show. The series is executive produced by Andrew Haigh, the director of 2011’s “Weekend,” one of the...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 8:42 AM
Most New York critics gave killer reviews to the musical “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder,” which premiered last year at Hartford Stage and which opened on Broadway Sunday night at the Walter Kerr Theatre.
Leading the cheers was...
| Dec 30, 2013
| 3:42 PM
This post has been corrected. See the note at the bottom for details.
Just as the media hysteria over the “knockout game” had started to wane, news out of Texas ratcheted up the anxiety over unprovoked racial attacks.
Or maybe not....
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Brittany Murphy's death may not have been from natural causes, her estranged father says, citing a new toxicology report that suggests death via poisoning.
The "8 Mile" and "Clueless" actress, who passed away in December 2009 at age 32, was declared to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A half-century ago, John F. Kennedy, Walter Cronkite and Marilyn Monroe were celebrities in their own spheres, but they stayed in their spheres. JFK never tried to be anything but a political figure, Cronkite never strayed from journalism and Marilyn...