“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
What do you call a 5% conversion rate for digital advertising? Nearly impossible. That’s the dilemma that advertisers face as conventional advertising continues to have declining return numbers even as the amount of spending in the space continues to increase. All 3 types of advertising vehicles currently available to marketers and brands, including search, display […]
The meaning of 'fragmentation' tends to mold to whatever the argument is, for good or bad I'm sick of it, you're sick of it, everyone who knows much of anything about Android is sick of it. "Fragmentation" is a word that gets bandied about when it comes to Android more frequently than just about anything else. Show More Summary
Web democracy fail: Easy to join the conversation but impossible to be heard, and big money speaks loudest of all
But looking back, I always remember adults seeming so impossibly boring. They weren’t wowed by anything, weren’t absolutely stoked to wake up at 4:00 on Christmas morning, and had such excruciatingly boring conversations.
Without knowing exactly what conversations Chicago Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman is having with his counterparts around the NHL, it’s impossible to say with certainty what his best play is as he attempts to bring the ‘HawksShow More Summary
Artist Myra Greene set out to explore “whiteness” with her camera. Photo of JE, Chicago, Illinois, by Myra Greene Here at Art Beat, we don’t want to shy away from difficult conversations and sensitive topics when they are depicted in...Show More Summary
Democrats and Republicans played their part in the global warming saga last week. The White House issued a showing that global warming was unleashing its wrath on America hrough mudslides, hurricanes and pests. Republicans trotted out heir...Show More Summary