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Polly Donaldson picked by Bowser to lead D.C. housing department

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 […]

Steve Jobs Biopic: Kate Winslet To Join Star Cast As Daughter Of Tech Genius

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

Jennifer Aniston May Be On The Fast Track To Oscar As Awards Groups Shower Her With Best Actress Nominations

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 Reveals How She Found Out About Her Golden Globe Nomination on 'Late Night with Seth Meyers' - Watch Here!

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 Want Him to Win an Oscar!

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 [...]

Jeb Bush: Too Liberal To Be The GOP Nominee?

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

Kate Winslet eyed for female lead in Steve Jobs film

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 ›

Exclusive: Tim Burton and Margaret Keane Gush Over Amy Adams

22 hours agoEntertainment : BuzzSugar

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

And Now, Jeb Bush

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...

House of the Day: $4.95M Former Celeb's Home is Pretty Reasonable for Aspen

Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got. Location: Aspen, Colorado Price: $4,950,000 The...

Yas Girl of the Week: Quvenzhane Wallis

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).

“Neither Tarnished Nor Afraid”

“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 […]

Rand Paul rips Marco Rubio’s ‘isolationist’ Cuba policy in series of mocking tweets

23 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

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...

Reese Witherspoon Cites New Yorker Article As Low Point In Her Career

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

Call for Nominations: Who Are the Top Tech Innovators in Higher Education?

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

Join the ‘Selma’ #MarchOn Movement for Social Justice

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.

Obama Nominates First Latina, Indian-American to State Dept Positions

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 Cry Foul After Texas Leases 222 Acres To Anti-Gay Boy Scouts Of America For Nominal Fee

yesterdayLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

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...

2015 Eisner Awards Judges Slate Named

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

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