In 1865, six-year-old Teddy Roosevelt watched Abraham Lincoln’s funeral procession in NYC.
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.
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.
Four years ago, John and Hank Green decided they were going to "take over" YouTube for charity.
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.
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.
Car Wedged Between Homes
An unidentified drunk driver crashed his vehicle in San Pedro, California early Sunday morning.
Here is the SOLUTION.
With apologies to Ms. Witherspoon, Jeff Dunham, and the Powerpuff Girls:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups.
(Reeses + Peanut +
Tim LaFollette is battling ALS (Lou Gehring's Disease), a disease that took the life of his mother and grandmother.
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.
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
Happy Birthday to Beethoven!
Just when it seemed like advertisers had thought of everything, something new comes along.
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.
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?
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!