Sen. Rand Paul brought the house down at one of the country's largest summits for grassroots conservatives with a stinging indictment of President Obama and an impassioned plea to defend civil liberties.
President Barack Obama misspelled the word “respect” during a White House tribute to Aretha Franklin. The occasion for the presidential spelling gaffe was the “Women of Soul” event on Thursday evening. Respect was, of course, a big hit for Aretha Franklin, and became her signature song. Show More Summary
Roman Barreras TPD: Boy’s bones found in toy box, parents charged Tucson police: Remains of boy, 3, found in toy chest at vacant house Tucson couple arrested after child’s remains found Family describes parents of Roman Barreras as ‘secretive’ Barreras Family: “Parents did their best to hide Roman from us” New insights into the toddler […]
Surely there's a limit to how high the stakes can be raised in this series.
On a Friday that is unseasonably cold here in Charlotte, N.C., I am bringing you the mailbag. The rain is cold outside, my house is warm inside and the questions are all pretty interesting, at least they are to me. Here we go, folks! Honestly, I think the answer to this is just as varied as the kids who pick a school. Show More Summary
Within a few short years, Elizabeth Olsen has skyrocketed into super stardom, with no small thanks to the Horror genre. Select films of hers include Martha Marcy May Marlene, Silent House, and the upcoming remakes of Oldboy and Godzilla. What is your favorite performance by Elizabeth Olsen?
California farmworkers remain nearly as exploited as fifty years ago. Filthy, substandard housing, a lack of water in the fields, pesticide poisoning, and poor sanitation define too much of their lives. These workers, migrant and beneath the radar of the Americans for whom they produce food, live horribly and it is unacceptable: For California’s farmworkers, [...]
Swedish-born musician Tim Bergling, better known under his nom de guerre, Avicii, recently moved into his new Hollywood residence. The house thrones just over Sunset Strip, providing a stunning panoramic view of downtown Los Angeles all the… Take a Look Inside Avicii’s $15.5 Million Dollar Hollywood Home is a post by Fritz Radtke on Highsnobiety.
The time has come (finally) to talk about House of Cards. After three weeks of trying to keep the big spoilers under wraps and patiently wait around for people to finish binge-watching Season 2 — hurry it up, President Obama — the grace period is officially over. Show More Summary
(CNN) - The Republican National Committee alleged Friday that previously confidential papers from the Clinton White House were improperly withheld from the public for over a year, and requested the National Archives provide its correspondence with the offices of Bill and Hillary Clinton regarding the review and release of the material. David Powers, the RNC's […]
Welcome back to Monochromes, a Friday mini-series wherein Curbed delves deep into the Library of Congress's photographic annals, resurfacing with an armful of old black-and-white photos of architecture and interior design of yesteryear. Have a find you want to share?...
The White House will deliver two cases of beer to the Canadian Embassy on Monday after US President Barack Obama lost an Olympic ice hockey bet to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. Canada's men beat their fierce local rivals 1-0 in the semi-finals in Sochi, Russia last month while the women's team stormed back to see off the US 3-2 and snatch gold. Show More Summary
The Rapture @ House of Vans, 2012 (more by Fred Pessaro) One nugget of information in the Red Bull Music Academy press release -- as part of the William Onyeabor tribute -- they refer to Luke Jenner as "formerly of...
Leon Wieseltier – surprise! – blames Obama’s rationality and his belief that others share it for blinding him to the ambitions of Putin’s Russia: The lack of preparedness at the White House was not merely a weakness of policy but also a weakness of worldview. The president is too often caught off guard by enmity, and […]
The sexy (and dangerous) Sheats-Goldstein House in Beverly Crest, architect John Lautner's most masculine masterpiece, has appeared on film many times—in Snoop Dogg and Pharrell's 2005 video for "Let's Get Blown," in Charlie's Angeles: Full Throttle (as John Cleese's...
I wonder if Will Eno saw Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, in which a character memorably says that families are terrorized by their weakest member. In any case, in The Open House, drolly directed by Oliver Butler, Eno demonstrates the idea with a vengeance. For the first half of... More »
Architectural Record selects A House in the Woods as the House of the Month for March 2014. William Reue Architecture completed the house last year, in a densely forested area of Ulster County, New York. Surrounded by Norway spruces, the structure has… See “A House in the Woods” in New York is a post by Elaine YJ Lee on Selectism.
Post by Jenny Erikson. Is anything on reality TV real? The latest blow to our this-is-totally-true psyches is the news that the house whose exterior is seen multiple times on each episode of Keeping Up With the Kardashians is on theShow More Summary
She joins a cast that includes Frank Grillo, Kiele Sanchez and Matt Lauria, among others. read more
By an overwhelming majority, the GOP-controlled House OK'd legislation to boost energy efficiency. Here's why.