Mayor-elect Muriel E. Bowser has chosen the leader of a nonprofit affordable housing developer to run the D.C. Department of Housing and Community Developnent. Bowser (D) said Saturday that should would nominate Polly Donaldson, executive director of the Transitional Housing Corp. since 2004, filling a key position in her administration as she prepares to tackle […]
Acclaimed screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, along with Universal Studios, is rounding out the cast that will bring his Steve Jobs biopic to life. Who better to choose as the female lead for the film than the six-time Oscar nominated starlet Kate Winslet. Show More Summary
Although Jennifer Aniston was the only member of the Friends cast to win an Emmy over the course of the show's run, and also the one who became a big commercial movie star, critical acclaim as a dramatic actress has not come her way--until now. Show More Summary
Uzo Aduba waves to the audience while making an appearance on Late Night with Seth Meyers on Thursday evening (December 18) in New York City. The Orange is the New Black actress talked to Seth about her mother and revealed how she found out she scored a nomination for the upcoming 2015 Golden Globe Awards [...]
Bradley Cooper‘s famous friends in Hollywood are getting on the campaign trail to help their buddy get nominated for an Oscar for his work in American Sniper, even though they’re eligible for the same award! The 39-year-old actor is not able to do much work to promote his film as he is currently performing eight [...]
Could Jeb Bush, former Florida governor and brother of President George W. Bush, be too liberal to win the GOP nomination in 2016, is the question raised by Nate Silver of FiveThirtyEight. Bush has been perceived by some to be moving...Show More Summary
Universal Pictures is eyeing Kate Winslet to play the lead female role in Aaron Sorkin’s movie on Steve Jobs, reports Variety. It’s still unknown what character the Titanic star might play, but after a couple of other Oscar nominated actresses … Read more ›
It’s an honor just to be nominated.
Amy Adams was recently nominated for a Golden Globe for her role in Big Eyes, Tim Burton's biopic about painter Margaret Keane, whose husband, Walter (Christoph Waltz), takes credit for her work in the '50s and '60s. Besides her nomination, there's even more of an endorsement of her casting in this exclusive video about Adams. Show More Summary
To no one's surprise, Jeb Bush is making noises like he intends to run for President. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush said Tuesday he's taking a major step toward running for the Republican presidential nomination in 2016, a move that could put pressure on other candidates to make their intentions...
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Academy Award nominee Quvenzhané Wallis stars in the Annie remake and earned a Golden Globe nomination for her performance (and she's only 11 years old).
“Being nominated for an award feels the way I imagine winning the lottery must feel: You’re deeply grateful and a little disoriented, you feel very lucky, and you know that it could just as easily have been someone else.” Our own Emily St. John Mandel writes about “the vast distance between literary prizes and literary […]
Two Republican Senators who are each eyeing the 2016 presidential nomination have squared off against each other on the topic of President Barack Obama’s normalization of relations with the island nation of Cuba. On Thursday, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio announced that he is forming a caucus...
The Reese-urgence is alive and well with the much-anticipated release of "Wild" and the probability of an impending Oscar nomination. It's arguable that Reese Witherspoon never truly lost her status as one of America's sweethearts, but,...Show More Summary
We’re reviving our annual feature profiling influential technology innovators and the ideas they’re advocating, and we’d like your suggestions. Our hope is to cover a wide range of areas within the college world–teaching, scholarship, administration, libraries, student life, and more. Show More Summary
The Golden Globe nominated film launches an interactive movement for equality. Join in the fight for equality and see the film when it hits theaters nationwide on January 9.
Congress confirmed 12 new federal judges and 12 new executive appointments this week and the line-up is looking a lot like ABC's new schedule—diverse. Read more...
LGBT advocates in El Paso are objecting to the state of Texas' decision to lease a large tract of land to the Boy Scouts of America for a nominal amount. The Texas Transportation Commission approved a 25-year lease Thursday for...
The Eisner Awards have named their judges slate for the 2015 version, which will honor books published in 2014. The judges provide the nominations sheet on which industry professional then vote for the winters, so it can be a massive...Show More Summary