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Try, Try Again: Rejection Letters Received by Bestselling Authors

Adrienne Crezo

For writers, getting rejected can seem like a pastime. But don’t take my word for it, even though I’ve gotten my share of no-thank-yous.

Win a Copy of Stuff Hipsters Hate!

Mangesh & Jason

Note: Our good friend and occasional contributor Brenna Ehrlich has written a book. And when our good friends and/or occasional contributors write books, we like to promote them.

A Silly Song About Breast Cancer

Ransom Riggs

Four years ago, John and Hank Green decided they were going to "take over" YouTube for charity.

Show Them the Money: 8 Famous and Infamous Sports Agents

Scott Allen

In addition to all of the stereotypically negative things you might be inclined to say about sports agents, you can say this: they’re an interesting bunch.

Your Favorite Edited-for-TV Movie Quotes

Jason English

Every Friday, I post a series of unrelated questions meant to spark conversation in the comments. Answer one, answer all, respond to someone else's reply, whatever you want.

The Weird Week in Review

Miss Cellania

Car Wedged Between Homes An unidentified drunk driver crashed his vehicle in San Pedro, California early Sunday morning.

Brain Game: Hungry?

Here is the SOLUTION. THE SOLUTION: With apologies to Ms. Witherspoon, Jeff Dunham, and the Powerpuff Girls: Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. (Reeses + Peanut +

Morning Cup of Links: the Santa Brand

Miss Cellania

Tim LaFollette is battling ALS (Lou Gehring's Disease), a disease that took the life of his mother and grandmother.

The Late Movies: Steve Martin

Mark Arminio

Last week, Steve Martin graced the set of The Colbert Report to talk about his latest book, An Object of Beauty, a novel about the NYC art scene.

More Not-So-Famous Christmas Firsts

Kara Kovalchik

We featured a few holiday firsts last year, and have since dug up a few more to further clutter your mind in between shopping trips. First Rockefeller Center

The Quick 10: Happy Birthday, Beethoven!

Stacy Conradt

Happy Birthday to Beethoven!

A New Ad That Gets Inside Your Head -- Literally

Ransom Riggs

Just when it seemed like advertisers had thought of everything, something new comes along.

7 Hollywood Ripoffs With Titles (and Posters, and Plots) You Won't Believe

Cole Gamble

The correct term is mockbuster (or knockbuster): a micro-budgeted, straight-to-DVD, B-movie that piggy-backs on the massive publicity of a phenomenally bigger movie.

Twitter's 2010 In Review

Chris Higgins

On the heels of Google's Zeitgeist 2010, Twitter has revealed its 2010 Year in Review. I'm curious: are they going to change this if something really big happens in the next two weeks?

Ten More Odd 2011 Calendars

Miss Cellania

Earlier this week we showed you Ten Odd and Awesome 2011 Calendars, but that wasn't enough. The variety of calendars available for 2011 is such that ten more are warranted. Happy shopping! 1.

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