Speaking at Princeton, Justice Elena Kagan described as “just ridiculous language” Paul Krugman’s claim that the higher federal courts are “corrupt.” It is just ridiculous, as we noted the other day, and it’s nice to hear Krugman called out for it at his own university by someone in a position to know. Show More Summary
"They hazed me, this is true," Elena Kagan said. They made her head of cafeteria committee:"It's not a very good cafeteria, so this is really just the opportunity they have to kind of haze you all the time. Like, 'Argh, you know, Elena,...Show More Summary
Only eight episodes into the season, The Vampire Diaries has finally spun up its might plot engine to give us some actual stakes, beyond just whether Damon and Elena will be together. And the good news is? It's actually a pretty good plot, that justifies a lot of the slow buildup. Spoilers ahead... Read more...
On tonight's episode of The Vampire Diaries, "Fade Into You," Elena debates telling Liam the truth. Damon, Alaric and Stefan go to Oregon to look for the Gemini Coven. Kai tells Bonnie the details surrounding his banishment. A huge family...Show More Summary
The mood in Mexico is so depressing that even Elena Poniatowska, the novelist-journalist who chronicled the 1968 massacre of students in Tlatelolco, feels a chill when she talks about the murder of 43 students in Ayotzinapa, who were...Show More Summary
On the previous episode of "The Vampire Diaries" Season 6 titled "Do You Remember the First Time," fans saw the return of Damon (Ian Somerhalder) to Mystic Falls only to find out that Elena (Nina Dobrev) couldn't tap in fully to the memories she shared with the younger Salvatore.
How do those who can't exactly go home celebrate Thanksgiving? Well, some of them throw their own celebration in the college dorms, while others, like a certain someone who wasn't invited, hit the road to try to find information about a lost friend. Show More Summary
On tonight's episode of The Vampire Diaries, "Do You Remember the First Time?" Damon tries to jolt Elena's memory. Liam grows closer to discovering Elena's true identity. Jo has a deadly connection to Kai. Stefan learns of Caroline's...Show More Summary
When I look into your eyes... all I see is a stranger. So Elena said to Damon on The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Episode 7, as her attempts to recharge her positive memories of her not-actually-dead boyfriend didn't go as she hoped. That...Show More Summary
A lot of 'Vampire Diaries' fans are still holding on to the thought that ex-lovers Nina Dobrev (playing Elena Gilbert in the show) and Ian Somerhalder (as Damon Salvatore) would be reunited.
Forget a budding romance. Can The Vampire Diaries' Stefan and Caroline even be friends again? On the set with the cast of The Vampire Diaries: How will Elena react to Damon's return? What began as a bond and developed into (one-sided?) feelings has now become a friendship fraught with tension. Show More Summary
It’s a bloody shame when it comes to The Vampire Diaries and Thanksgiving. But for Elena, played by Nina Dobrev, and Caroline, portrayed by Candice Accola, Turkey Day bodes with some problems that really bite. From a scary spell that...Show More Summary
In 1988, anyone who suggested that L.A.'s preeminent power couple of the next quarter-century would be Miguel Contreras and Maria Elena Durazo — he, a regional official of the hotel workers union; she, a dissident activist in that union's L.A. local — would have been advised, gently...
Follow me here: The sound was off on The Vampire Diaries last night, which initially was annoying but then ended up being this fascinating experiment in oneness. Like, does it even matter who is talking about flannel or loving Elena or compelling each other into oblivion? Not really. This is... More »
In Publishers Weekly Europa Editions-publisher Kent Carroll 'considers what a small press needs to break out an author' in The Advent of a Bestseller, looking at their recent Elena Ferrante success -- an author they've stuck with (the first Ferrante I reviewed was back in 2005) and who has now broken out very impressively.
On tonight's episode of The Vampire Diaries, "The More You Ignore Me, the Closer I Get," the group rushes to save Enzo. Damon's homecoming isn't what he had hoped for. Elena makes a decision about her memories, and another cure for immortality is revealed.Word spreads that Damon is back from 1994. Show More Summary
Official photos from the eighth episode of The Vampire Diaries season 6, "Fade Into You," airing Thursday, November 20 at 8pm on the CW. Official Synopsis from the CW: "As Caroline (Candice Accola) and Elena (Nina Dobrev) prepare toShow More Summary
Damon isn’t going to be receiving the warm welcome home he’s hoping to from Elena on The Vampire Diaries, thanks to the fact that his best friend compelled her to forget him, and Elena chose to not have Alaric give her back her memories when she found out what she did. Show More Summary