I've written a few things about about online dating and encouraged numerous friends to try it, but, having been in a series of relationships since college, I had never done so myself until I tried Grouper a few weeks ago.
I had also never been on a blind date, and certainly not on a blind group da ... More >>
So Kathy Griffin has this term of, well, not endearment -- whatever the opposite of endearment is -- for the Creative Arts Emmys. She calls them "The Schmemmys," basically because they're the nerdy little sister of the Emmys, where the supposedly second-tier awards are given out.
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With today's 24-hour news cycle, it isn't uncommon for the Hollywood elite to take to social media or a friendly tabloid to debunk rumors about their personal lives and well-beings. Penny Marshall took it one step more: She wrote a tell-all book.
"My brother just finished his second book, so I tho ... More >>
It takes a special kind of chef to sign up for a competition show. When it comes to cooking, it's much easier, really, to stay in your own kitchen, keep your nose to the saucepan and crank out the best food you know how without the aggravation of mystery ingredients and a ticking clock.
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Liz OhanesianSean Holman runs Bent-Con."Bent-Con started out of a desire of a bunch of a queer geeks who were tired of going to cons and being the niche within the niche within the niche," says Sean Holman, who organizes the convention that took place at Downtown's Bonaventure Hotel last week ... More >>
Farmageddon - Movie Trailer from Kristin Canty on Vimeo.
This documentary featuring farmer/activist Joel Salatin focuses the escalating fight for food rights in America and the suspect motives (can anyone say corporate-driven farm subsidies?) of the government's food safety "experts." ... More >>
(c) http://www.westeros.org/2006 WorldCon, Glasgow, Scotland, with haggis in the foreground.
Until we read Laura Miller's April 11th New Yorker piece on fantasy, horror and sci-fi writer George RR Martin, we didn't know much about HBO's new Game of Thrones, except that it's an American medie ... More >>
Flickr/Northampton MuseumConvoy at Razmak, July 1937
Imagine being one of those people who dreams up reality television ideas somewhere in a conference room, take-out cartons lined up like stalled traffic along a landscape of iPhones and notepads. A roadside stream of spilled coffee. Plastic ... More >>