My Best Friend Is A Writer

  So my Best Friend aka Love of My Life aka Superwoman is making moves in the writing game. She is one of the most brilliant, genuine, honest, and talented people I know and I think everyone should know her. Trust me, it’s for your own good! Chelsey Everest is an aspiring writer and student, … Continue reading

UCLA Has More NCAA Championships Than Black Male Freshmen

The black students at University of California, Los Angeles, sent a strong message about diversity at their school. Namely, the fact that there isn’t much when it comes to African-American males, a troubling fact for one of the state’s most elite institutions. A group of students, led by Sy Stokes, posted a video voicing their … Continue reading

7 Policy Changes America Needs So People Can Work and Have Kids

We are in the midst of a revolution in gender roles, both at work and at home. And when it comes to having children, the outlook is very different for those embarking on adulthood’s journey now than it was for the men and women who graduated a generation ago. I recently published research from the Wharton … Continue reading

‘War/Photography’ Brilliantly Showcases Images of Conflict and Its Aftermath

Practically since the invention of photography more than a century and a half ago, photographers have been hurrying off to the battlefield to capture images of war and its awful aftermath (due to the camera’s early limitations, aftermath was the principal subject initially, but scenes from the Crimean War and the American Civil War nevertheless … Continue reading

‘The Walking Dead’: How to comprehend its massive ratings

The Walking Dead‘s ratings are big. Like really, really big. It’s actually become a tad difficult to describe how big they are. AMC’s zombie drama is huge among total viewers — averaging nearly 19.9 million per episode when including seven days of DVR playback. But what’s truly stunning is the show’s adults 18-49 rating, the … Continue reading

George Clooney Says He Would Definitely Drunk-Tweet if He Were on Twitter

George Clooney is superior to the human race in countless ways—beginning with his good looks, omnipresent charm, political intelligence, bromance with the sitting president, and access to Meryl Streep’s personal address. The latter, he explains to Esquire, was used to execute an amazing George Clooney–ian prank on Brad Pitt. Click below for the full article. Clooney Tweets (Vanity Fair)

Talk Show Host Informs Stunned White Supremacist He’s Part African

A white supremacist best known for his efforts to erect a whites-only enclave in North Dakota was stunned into awkward silence after being informed during a recent appearance on a syndicated daytime talk show that he was part African. The delicious exchange took place during a recent taping of British TV host Trisha Goddard‘s self-titled talk … Continue reading

How GQ Are You?

After AustinGottron showed us such fine examples of cold weather style, it only made sense that we ask him for some tips. Click through this slideshow How GQ Are You? for his tips and some examples of guys from #HGQRU? already living by Gottron’s rules. Take some notes, then test them out and upload your finest look to … Continue reading

Bruce Weber on the Intimacy of Portraiture

As Bruce Weber releases a new installment of his ‘All-American’ photo anthology and a box set of his films, he reflects on the intimacy of taking pictures. It’s a dying art, to be a character in the world today. People won’t let you into their apartment if they think you’re a character — something might … Continue reading

Downton gets a 5th season

FIFTH SEASON OF “DOWNTON ABBEY” TO AIR ON “MASTERPIECE” on PBS Production to begin in 2014 Boston, MA – November 10, 2013 – DOWNTON ABBEY, the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R) award-winning drama hailed by The Hollywood Reporter as “an absolute pleasure to watch,” will return to MASTERPIECE on PBS for a fifth season. “As American … Continue reading