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So much is the same: the live CNN feeds, the helpless feeling of being an American so far away when something horrible happens at home. Twelve years ago, we were living in Brussels when 9-11 happened. I had a phone … Continue readin...
Notable recordings from the world of pop music. Thee Oh Sees How long before these San Franciscan freaks complete their stealth mutation into the greatest rock band in America? Thee Oh Sees’ newest and greatest album, “Flying Coffin,” brings the … Continue reading ?
Jason Wu brought his fall ready-to-wear collection to Saks Fifth Avenue in D.C. last week. Following the exclusive runway show, we sat down with the 30-year-old designer, who was dressed in black with black patent-leather sneakers and a fitted jacket … Continue reading ?
The London-based literary journal Granta has announced its new list of “Best Young British Novelists.” The inventory of 20 writers under 40 years old comes out every decade to crown established prodigies and raise others into the light. Editor John … Continue reading ?
The red carpet at the MTV Movie Awards can be a bit of a toss up as far as fashion highlights go. As we’ve mentioned in the past, it’s not exactly a bastion of couture. A few celebrities have mastered … Continue reading ?
Without a “Twilight” saga to sweep the MTV Movie Awards, there was a Robert Pattinson/Kristen Stewart-sized hole of awkwardness to fill at this year’s ceremony. Rebel Wilson did her best to bring the nervous laughter, but in the end there … Continue reading ?
Coachella season can be difficult for East Coasters. The music festival in the desert of California has become more than a few days of exciting line-ups. Its a must-be-seen spot for B-list celebrities and anyone who has a remote interest … Continue reading ?
Father Emil Kapaun, who served in the Korean War, inspired and cared for other soldiers amid the cold darkness of North Korea’s POW compound. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama in a White House ceremony … Continue reading ?
Patrick Smithwick, a jockey who lives in Monkton, Md., outside Baltimore, won the seventh annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award given to the best book about horse racing. Smithwick won for “Flying Change,” a memoir about his return to steeplechase … Continue reading ?
Four years ago, they heard it on TV or giant screens on the National Mall. But Wednesday night at the Hill Center in Southeast Washington, about 100 attendees listened to Elizabeth Alexander recite “Praise Song for the Day,” the poem … Continue reading ?
Fashion thrives on change, so designers constantly tweak their collections to seduce customers seeking the thrill of something new. On spring runways, ruffles flounced, louche silhouettes and macrame handbags announced Boho was back, and skin peeked through clothing from … Continue reading ?
It looks like all those Record Store Days might have paid off: According to a new industry report, vinyl record sales in 2012 hit their highest point since 1997 — you know, the same year Radiohead released “OK Computer” and … Continue reading ?
Notable recordings from the world of pop music. Bleached With “Searching Through the Past,” Jessica and Jennifer Clavin penned one of the most unimpeachable rock ditties in recent memory, and it has finally surfaced on the band’s debut album “Ride … Continue reading ?
Washington playwrights, actors, critics and theater lovers will mix and mingle at the 29th annual Helen Hayes Awards on Monday night. Watch the red carpet arrivals, get a peek backstage and see the winners via the live stream below. The … Continue reading ?
View Photo Gallery —Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher died April 8. Meryl Streep, who won an Academy Award in 2012 for portraying Margaret Thatcher in “The Iron Lady”, offered her thoughts on the passing of the former British Prime … Continue reading ?
Just days after Amazon announced plans to buy Goodreads, the social network of 16 million readers, comes this exciting announcement from The Totally Hip Video Book Review: My masters, ever vigilant against the potential chaos of comedy, want me to … Continue reading ?
Ryan Gosling announced a couple of weeks ago “I need a break from myself as much as I image the audience does.” But before he takes his (un-agreed upon) sabbatical, he stars in the new “The Place Beyond the Pines.” … Continue readin...
Over the past several weeks, North Korea and the United States have been posturing in a sinister military checkers match. The U.S. has deployed nuclear submarines and B-2 bombers to South Korea, and news surfaced that the Pentagon will send … Continue reading ?
The cast of “Mad Men” will enter the late 1960s in the sixth season of the series, and though AMC has kept storylines tightly guarded, the handful of promotional images hint that Janie Bryant’s costume design will be as historically … Continue reading ?
For a future film critic coming of age in the 1970s and 1980s, there were two dominant voices vying for space in one’s head – first to be imitated and then, if one had any hope of being original, to … Continue reading ?