Monthly Archive: November, 2014

Matthew And Grace Huang Acquitted In Daughter’s Death, Freed From Qatar

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — A Qatari appeals court on Sunday overturned a ruling against an American couple over the death of their adopted daughter and said they are free to leave, ending a… Continue reading

11 Film Posters Improved By Mark Kermode’s Scathing Reviews

BBC Five Live’s film critic Mark Kermode is famous for his Kermodian rants at the worst cinema has to offer – so we added them to film posters. The Hangover Part II, 2011.… Continue reading

Meanwhile In America, Brown Girls Are Still Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature and she deserved better than a racist joke. Nancy Paulsen Books AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File This past summer, a copy of a… Continue reading

A Carol for Our Times: The Melrose Quartet perform “Sing John Ball” (video)

As a music journalist it may seem out of place to bring up the socio-political issues of the day. But in the music that I have recently covered at the English Folk Expo,… Continue reading

For Art Basel Miami Beach, Insider Tips to Maximize Fun and Minimize Crowds

That super-nova of the cultural world, Art Basel Miami Beach is running December 4- 7. This year’s Florida event will draw nearly 100k buyers, gawkers, and hangers-on, showing off and showing modern and… Continue reading

7 Ways To Quiet Your Home From The Noisy World Around It

The early evening darkness combined with the impending winter’s cold weather means more time spent in our homes. It’s during this time when we tend to notice just how loud everything is —… Continue reading

15 Times Chrissy Teigen’s Instagram Made Us Seriously LOL

They say you can’t have it all, but it seems like Chrissy Teigen just might. Not only is the Sports Illustrated model stunning, she’s also hilarious, self-deprecating and a hell of a good… Continue reading

Things to Do for Christmas with Kids at Disney World

Christmas with Kids at Disney (Photo Credit: Disney) Believe it or not, the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida becomes even more magical during the holiday season. You can feel the magic in… Continue reading

How Many Great ’80s Movies Have People Under 25 Actually Seen?

Be honest.

The Problem With “Serial” And The Model Minority Myth

It needs a “bad” minority to balance the scales. Hello, Jay. (Spoilers for anyone who hasn’t listened to Episode 8.) Courtesy of Serial. /u/JakeProps at Chris Ritter for BuzzFeed At the outset… Continue reading