It took 12 years, but Nike is finally bringing new school technology to Chuck Taylors. On the outside, it’s near impossible to (...)
After doing more than 150 Random Roles for The A.V. Club, it would be nearly impossible for me to look back at the interviews I’ve conducted for the feature and narrow it down to my single favorite conversation. I can, however, tellShow More Summary
"In the history of the motion picture business, the number of beautiful, really beautiful women - a Lucille Ball - that are funny, is impossible to find," former Disney CEO Michael Eisner said in a conversation about mindfulness, of all things, with Goldie Hawn at the Aspen Ideas Festival. "The...
In a conversation with Goldie Hawn at the Aspen Ideas Festival, he was trying to explain (mansplain?) his view on how her career was so successful.
On Thursday, at the Aspen Ideas Festival, in an on-stage conversation with actress Goldie Hawn, former Disney CEO Michael Eisner postulated that the rarest kind of person is a woman who is both beautiful and funny. “From my position, the hardest artist to find is a beautiful, funny woman,” Eisner said. Read more...
The psychotherapist Avigail Abarbanel was born in Israel but says that trauma lies at the heart of Israeli institutions and makes the country impossible to reason with. In conversation with Hazel Kazan
Tom Cruise looks like he’s having an intense conversation on the phone in the rain while filming Mena on Tuesday (May 26) in Atlanta, Ga. The 51-year-old actor’s Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation co-star Alec Baldwin recently praised the star for his dedication and commitment to his movies. “I looked at Tom and what he [...]
“Honey, what do you want to watch tonight?” “I don’t know, what’s on the Star Wars channel?” That seemingly impossible conversation could happen if Disney CEO Bob Iger has his way. The man in charge was recently doing an investors call...Show More Summary
It would be impossible to write about gay cultural practice—as I’ve done in my new long-form piece “What Was Gay?” which is live in Slate today—without discussing drag. The art of gay men transforming themselves with paint, wigs, and...Show More Summary
The problem with frank conversations about race and prejudice, particularly as it pertains to American life, is that the issue is so enormous that it’s impossible to have a comprehensive discussion on the subject. There’s too much at...Show More Summary
It is impossible to conceive of post-modern poetry without Robert Creeley. And poetry -- in whatever iteration it is in right now -- has not been the same since Creeley died in 2005. Thankfully, the poet's work still has much to teach...Show More Summary
The Mission: Impossible film series is like an old friend who meanders in and out of the crowd at a noisy party, occasionally approaching you, having a brief conversation, and then vanishing for...
A look at how Freedom to Marry used communications to make the “impossible”... “inevitable”
Mario Gotze has dismissed comparisons with Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, saying that it’s nearly impossible to reach his level. The Bayern Munich midfielder was speaking to Sport Bild when the conversation moved on to his potential as a footballer and whether he could emulate Lionel Messi. Despite being a world class talent himself, Gotze didn’t […]
Vaccines are a complicated topic, let’s start with that. It’s impossible to break down the conversation into something so simplistic as “Vaccines: yes or no”. Some are more effective than others, some prevent more severe diseases than others. There are some vaccines I did not recommend (hello, FIP) and others I was adamant about (parvo!) […]
When we talk about cameras these days, you can be sure that all of the conversation will be centered on the digital format – there will be no more of such discussions concerning the film format, at least not like in the days of our fathers and grandfathers. Well, if you would like to experience what it was like in the past, perhaps you can always take a peek with...
EXCLUSIVE: It's impossible to ignore Emma Stone's eyes. At least until she begins speaking, but we'll get to that. First, not to be reductive, but jeepers, creepers. Even, or especially, on a crummy December day, in office lighting at...Show More Summary
Tom Cruise smiles wide while engaging in a conversation with his Mission: Impossible 5 set assistant Emily during a night on set on Monday (December 1) in London, England. Rumors surfaced last month that the 52-year-old actor has a crush on Emily and that he is “always flirting with her.” He sure looked enamored by [...]
Indisputable fact: It's almost impossible to win in the modern-day NFL without a great quarterback. Nine of the last 11 Super Bowl champions were led by superstar quarterbacks in the Hall of Fame conversation (Tom Brady, Ben Roethlisberger,...Show More Summary
Once upon a time, the Atlanta real estate was awash with bank owned foreclosures. It was nearly impossible to have a conversation about real estate with a buyer client without spending a fair amount of time talking about foreclosures:...Show More Summary