Monthly Archive: October, 2014

Betsy Beers, ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ Executive Producer, Defends ‘Slutty Slutsters’ Everywhere

Betsy Beers is the executive producer behind three of 2014’s most successful shows: “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How To Get Away With Murder.” She also happens to be a serious badass, as evidenced… Continue reading

How Having Kids Helped Me Grow Up

When our youngest daughter Marilee was two, she woke up from a nap one day and I said, “I love you.” She said, “Love me so much?” “So much,” I said. “This so… Continue reading

The Most Cringeworthy Autocorrects FAILS Of October 2014 (NSFW)

What’s scarier than any ghost, ghoul or goblin? Sending a horribly embarrassing autocorrect. There’s no need to to go to a haunted house or watch a scary movie tonight. Just check out October’s… Continue reading

F.C.C. Considering Hybrid Regulatory Approach To Net Neutrality

The chairman and staff of the Federal Communications Commission are moving toward a proposal that for the first time would give the agency regulatory authority over how Internet traffic flows between content providers… Continue reading

‘Work and Family Month’ Shouldn’t Need to Exist

During the floor debate for Rhode Island’s paid family leave legislation — which would ultimately pass both houses and would be signed into law on July 11 by Governor Chafee — State Representative… Continue reading

Watch Out for Third Party Auto Repair Scams

The auto repair service industry is a huge one, with about 160,000 establishments with a combined annual revenue of $90 billion a year according to one estimate by First Research. About 260,000 businesses… Continue reading

Silence in the Court! Why the Supreme Court Often Says Nothing

Don’t get mad at the recent Supreme Court failure to rule on cases you and many other Americans consider critical. Of 8,000 cases that go to the court each year, the justices only… Continue reading

Choice Between Voters and Rioters?

“Voter fraud” or “voter suppression” defines current contortionist politics, too frequently depending on one’s party affiliation. There are some lessons America can garner from the experience of other societies more recently and perhaps… Continue reading

Harry Potter Grows Up, Gets Horny: Director Alexandre Aja Talks Horns – The CFQ Interview Podcast

A break from the standard Halloween fare of mad slashers and paranormal infestations, the new film Horns brings a decidedly hometown slant to an examination of the good and evil that lives in… Continue reading

Taylor Swift Is Still Dancing To That Iggy Azalea Song

Back in August, Taylor Swift — as his her wont — danced in her seat while Iggy Azalea performed “Black Widow” at the MTV Video Music Awards. Here in October, Swift is still… Continue reading