| Dec 20, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Sophia Amoruso, 30, the digital doyenne who turned her hobby of selling vintage clothing on EBay into the $130-million, L.A.-based Nasty Gal fashion brand, has had quite a year.
Her "#GirlBoss" business manifesto was published in May, documenting her...
| Dec 18, 2014
| 2:55 PM
In these last days of 2014, it seems like the delicate, freedom-hugging art of narrative storytelling has exploded in our faces. Not unlike the head of a certain political leader in a fictional movie now not coming to a theater near you.
| Dec 25, 2014
| 8:00 PM
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Say Yes to the Dress: Since the Big Day...
| Dec 29, 2014
| 2:43 PM
Riot Fest Twitter guy
In 2013: Attempted to get Jesse and the Rippers from “Full House” to play Riot Fest and had to settle for a butter sculpture; managed the most personality-driven festival Twitter handle...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 12:08 PM
I had a vague sense that there had been something enervating about 2014, and then Slate put it beautifully in words. Actually, words were only part of it: The online magazine assembled a remarkable graphic that featured a series of tiles, each one...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Once again, we’re nearing the final days of the year and the web is full of “best of,” “must have” lists. I turned to the reading experts at the Barrington Area Library – our librarians – to see which books they...
| Nov 15, 2014
| 8:47 AM
"Happiness" (PBS, Monday). I am, as a rule, a fan of the films that make up the PBS documentary series "Independent Lens," which tend to spend intimate quality time with the kinds of people TV usually ignores for being too far off, too foreign, too poor...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 3:04 PM
When Lena Dunham's memoir "Not That Kind of Girl" leapt onto bestseller lists when it was released in September, it also stirred controversy. Among its more uncomfortable passages was the revelation that Dunham, the creator and star of the HBO show...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 12:33 PM
It wasn’t long ago that feminists were ostracized activists viewed as nothing more than man haters. But thanks to years of work and the recognition from a few key figures, pop culture has finally embraced the notion of gender equality.
| Dec 12, 2014
This past Nov. 9, the best-selling writer R.A. Montgomery died.
Many of you are scratching your heads right now, wondering who the heck R.A. Montgomery was. Why can't we place a person who is responsible for popularizing a series of books that have...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. didn't throw us many curveballs last year with its Golden Globe nominations, which sort of defeats the purpose of the whole exercise, doesn't it? If we wanted a group to rubber stamp the awards-season consensus, we'd look...