If there is such a thing as an expert on race and casting in Hollywood, George Takei would definitely be in the running. He’s enjoyed a long and vaunted career, which of course includes all his years on the bridge of the Enterprise as Star Trek’s Sulu. Takei knows well the powerful message in casting […]
At last, our long national Munchausen's nightmare has come to an end. Of course, this season of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills wasn't content to let us go without enduring...
The star-spangled Avenger has come a long way over the course of the last century. From his early days as a piece of propaganda during the Golden Age comics, to his current silver screen incarnation, Captain America has evolved to meet the needs of a given era. Show More Summary
One of my favorite things about J.K. Rowling is her commitment to keeping her characters alive, even long after her works have ended. And when I say "alive," I of course mean that strictly in the in-our-memories sense because...
Earlier today, in the course of linking to a Ryan Cooper post about Bernie Sanders, I mentioned that I thought Cooper was "very, very wrong about the history of health care reform too, but I'll leave that for another time." Well, why...Show More Summary
Time after time he's visited, time after time they've seen him up close and time after time they've thought he'd soon be theirs. For so long, he's been just there, within touching distance, his course always seemingly on track for theirs. And...Show More Summary
You've seen the headlines: Can Donald Trump beat Hillary Clinton? The short answer: Of course he can. And so can she beat him. It's a long time until November, and so much can (and will) happen between now and then. But some obvious points about the volatility of this year's presidential race: 1. Show More Summary
In the summer following my first year of university and a long bout of boy troubles that I couldn't seem to get disentangled from, I felt that the best course of action would be to isolate myself in a third-world country for two months and presumably forget the entire ordeal.Just your typical... Continue reading
The city of Long Beach’s contributions to popular music will probably always be overshadowed by that of its big sister, L.A. Which is a shame, really. Of course there are the city’s two most famous musical denizens, Snoop Dogg and Sublime, who rep Long Beach hard in their songs. But...
Finally! After a few delays (some long, some short) and loads of anticipation on our end, Pathfinder Adventures [Free (HD)] has found the path to the App Store (and to my iPad, of course). Everyone can now stop waiting and start playing. If you don't know whether Pathfinder Adventures is your cup of adventuring tea,
The spirit of Dilla lives on in the new video for the Madlib produced “The Sickness” featuring Nas as some throwback footage is deftly employed to bring the late legend’s spirit to life. This is of course a bonus cut on Dilla’s long delayed but just released Rap album The Diary. Previously: J Dilla – […]
The internet had a minor interest in the new X-MEN: APOCALYPSE trailer once everyone saw a small glimpse of a lone figure sporting long adamantium claws and getting ready to take on a pack of armed guards. Of course, general consensus was that this figure was clearly Wolverine and that the setting of the scene was during his Weapon-X program days. Show More Summary
As Porsche factory driver Patrick Long points out in this last installment of his driver's training course video series, 55 corners and 2300 feet of elevation change over the course of 7.5 miles is bound to be a good time in the proper car. But it is even more fun when the driver has the proper training. Oh, in this case, the proper car is a...
The adjunct professor rarely appears in fiction. Alex Kudera introduced Cyrus Duffleman in Fight for Your Long Day (2011), among other things, a commentary on pay inequity in academia. Of course, it is more than that. Cyrus knows the...Show More Summary
"What transpired over the course of a few days has been extraordinary."
For most brides searching for a wedding dress, chances are it’s your first time, and understandably, you won’t be well-versed in many bridal designers. Of course there are the big ones, who you probably heard of long before you even considered a dress of your own; Oscar De La Renta, Vera Wang, Pronovias, or Temperley. […]
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt's titular Kimmy is another in a long line of TV dreamers who fled their small towns for the wonders of the big city. The difference, of course, is that Kimmy finds herself in NYC after 15 years spent held captive in a bunker by a very handsome ... More »
By Julian Hattem President Obama’s chilly reception in Saudi Arabia this week was the culmination of long lingering tension between the two allies that bubbled to the surface over the course of the last year and a half. Many Americans have distrusted the Saudi kingdom for years, given its rumored connections to Islamic extremists, harsh […]
This weekend, IndyCar heads to the butter smooth surface at Barber Motorsports Park. Last weekend’s street course at Long Beach, however, was a rough-and-tumble riot of a thing, and the series stuck a camera on Graham Rahal’s helmet that proves it. Come along for a wild ride. Read more...
If you ask people what they prefer to sleep on, they’ll normally swing one way or the other about having a firm or soft mattress. Of course, the real kicker is whether or not they wake up feeling rested. So long as your body doesn’t feel like its been hit with a truck and you don’t feel as though you’re walking through mud when your feet hit the floor, that’s all...