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Portlandia Season 5 Guests Include Paul Simon, Greta Gerwig, Parker Posey, Oscar The Grouch

8 minutes agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

On January 8, IFC’s Portlandia will return for a fifth season. The show is no stranger to musical guests — we’ve seen appearances by Jeff Tweedy, Colin Meloy, and St. Vincent, among many others — and this season Paul Simon will be added to that long list. Greta Gerwig, Parker Posey, and Oscar The Grouch [...]

This Horny Couple Allegedly Caused A Traffic Jam By Having Sex In A Car Parked Outside Of A Jail


Spending Money To Make Money: The Cost of Getting Your Law License

8 minutes agoSociety & Culture : The Awl

This year I graduated law school, took and passed the bar, and was admitted as an attorney in my state. It’s a given that law school itself is expensive. But like a lot of other professional programs, there are also tons of costs when you’re coming out of law school that I didn’t really think […]

How Daniel Handler's Racism Overshadowed The National Book Awards

8 minutes agoLifestyle : xoJane

This is what happens in a white-dominated publishing world that gives lip service to diversity and then hires a white guy to host the most prestigious awards ceremony in the industry.

8 Things a Boss Shouldn't Have to Hear

Many problems can and should be resolved by smart employees without sending issues back up the ladder. Here are 8 specific examples.

Affordable Care Act Numbers Erroneously Calculated To Raise Subscribers Over 7 Million

8 minutes agoNews : The Inquisitr - News

Recently, the Obama administration reported that subscribers to the Affordable Care act surpassed more than 7 million individuals. Upon further investigation, it was found that the number was inflated by a number of dental subscribers that were erroneously added to the total. Show More Summary

DC Argues Spanish Soccer Club Logo Is Too Much Like Batman's

DC Comics is reportedly trying to prevent Valencia C.F. from registering a trademark for a new version of its nearly century-old bat crest.

Women in power are more depressed: study

Women in authoritative positions at work are more likely to experience depression, but their male counterparts aren't.

Hachette Book Group Forms Contract to Acquire Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers

8 minutes agoMedia / Publishing : GalleyCat

Hachette Book Group has established an agreement to acquire Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers. The executives have designated Black Dog & Levinthal to be a new division at the Hachette Books imprint. J.P. Leventhal founded the company in 1993; it specializes in publishing illustrated books and creative non-fiction titles. Show More Summary

How Many Straws? - After $60 Million Settlement for Poor Manufacturing Quality, Hospira Warned by FDA, Assessed Punitive Damages for Firing Whistle-Blower

How many legal cases suggesting failures of leadership of large health care corporations will it take to break the back of health care? $60 Million Settlement of Class Action Alleging Cost Cutting Led to Poor Manufacturing of Drugs and...Show More Summary

Oat oil preparation makes you feel fuller

Oats contain more fat than other cereals, and oat oil has a unique composition. Researchers have now outlined why oat oil supplement makes you feel fuller.

Preview: Clippers vs. Miami Heat

9 minutes agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Clippers played the type of basketball they had been hoping to play all season in Wednesday's 114-90 win over the Orlando Magic.

Dewhurst Exclusive: More Boots on the Border That Can Make Arrests

Lt. Governor David Dewhurst said the plan he laid out on Wednesday in Austin will put more boots on the ground that can actually make arrests by phasing in Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) troopers and phasing out the National Guard troops who cannot make arrests. Show More Summary

Global Warming Not Influencing Annual Streamflow Trends in the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic United States

Craig D. Idso Climate model simulations generally predict a future with more frequent and more severe floods in response to carbon dioxide–induced global warming. Confirming such predictions with real world observations, however, has...Show More Summary

Keira Knightley Opens Up About Benedict Cumberbatch's Loyal Fans AKA The Cumberbtches! Quote Of The Day!

9 minutes agoLifestyle / Fashion : CocoPerez

"It's terrifying. I mean they're lovely. I feel terrified saying they're terrifying because they might come after me." -Keira Knightley on Benedict Cumberbatch's rabid fans AKA the "Cumberbtches" P.S. The actor prefers "The Cumber Collective," but we'll let Keira slide on this one. [Image via WENN.]

Building a Ginormous Pizza in Minecraft (Pt. 4) - IGN Plays

Brian and Justin add the finishing touches and turn up the heat on their ginormous pizza oven.

The Veronicas review – the twin sisters almost get with the times

Jessica and Lisa Origliasso’s first album in six years mixes up much-needed experimentation with tired formulas the sisters have clearly outgrown There are two “this is who we are” manifestos on new album The Veronicas: I’m A Veronica and You And Me. Show More Summary

Dina Manzo Responds To Jim Marchese’s Claims About Her Wanting To Watch Him Have Sex With Wife Amber

Dina Manzo is speaking out about Jim Marchese’s shocking sex claim. In an interview with All Things Real Housewives, Marchese claimed Manzo requested he allow her watch him and his wife, Amber Marchese, having sex. On Twitter, Manzo addressed the allegation. Show More Summary

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