Sex sells, according to today's advertising world. But one health technology company is using nudity in a more positive way. The video above used 100 nude models in a stop-motion video to tell the story of a man named Sam, who struggles with how he looks naked. Show More Summary
If you missed New York-based PRI correspondent Alex Gallafent‘s story this week about Iranian printer-turned-soup-merchant Saeed Pourkay, it’s as flavorful as the core product of this man’s new enterprise. In contrast to a certain Seinfeld...Show More Summary
Christina Wald mashed up two movies of the Christmas season released ten years apart. It works well, because The Hobbit saga and Love Actually have one important thing in common- a huge cast with multiple story lines! You can enlarge this poster to a much more readable size at Pop Smoothie. -Thanks, Christina!
Rebecca Walker's Adé: A Love Story is too thin to be called a debut novel. At 112 pages, it's more of a debut novella. I don't say that as an insult; there's nothing wrong with novellas. They're an underrated literary form. And Adé should...Show More Summary
By XJ Selman Published: December 13th, 2013 Hey, we love a good fairy tale just as much as the next person. (Don't even ask how many fancy-font Rumpelstiltskin tramp stamps adorn our bodies.) But even we know you can only get so much of a good thing before audiences say they never want to hear
By Valuentum: One of the reasons our members love us is that we tell the story through the numbers. Every income statement says something, every balance sheet has a history and every cash flow statement reveals a firm's true intrinsic value. Show More Summary
Angela Denoke as Kundry & Simon O'Neill as Parsifal. Photos: Clive Barda Yesterday I mentioned that the Royal Opera's new Parsifal, directed by Stephen Langridge, seemed rather a curate's egg as cooked by Heston Blumenthal. But the more one thinks about it, the deeper it goes. Show More Summary
Kickstarting: The producers of the Global Glue Project want to create an archive of lasting relationships. What does it take for two people to stick together until death do us part? The makers of the Global Glue Project is on a mission to find out. Show More Summary
We absolutely loved The Walking Dead the first time around, and I can't wait for them to expand on the story. Telltale just released a new trailer for the second season, and I do not recommend watching it if you haven't been through the first season. Not that it's particularly spoiler-y, but you do see
Literature. Love. They get skewered — though generously — by Los Angeles author Mark Haskell Smith in his new novel, 'Raw: A Love Story.' It's impossible to count how many times literature has died. In the last century alone, it's been killed by radio, television, comic books, video games and, most recently, the Internet. Show More Summary
Post by Sasha Brown-Worsham. Say it isn't so! The beautiful Idina Menzel and her equally lovely husband of 10 years Taye Diggs have called it quits after weathering so many storms and having a son together. There are very few Hollywood...Show More Summary
Post by Rebecca Stokes. Every single lady in the Kardashian clan loves them some makeup. We, in turn, love them for it. True story, Kim Kardashian once inspired me to go get airbrushed makeup put on. It was like a beautiful nightmare. They are all about bold looks. Show More Summary
Today’s free eBook download, Apart From Love is from California author and poet, Uvi Pozanski. The novel is a tangled love story between three characters, a tale that’s as much about the pain from love as it is about love’s enduring strength and forgiveness. Show More Summary
Ginger Alden gave the world its first look at her upcoming memoir, Elvis & Ginger: Elvis Presley’s Fiancee and Last Love Finally Tells Her Story, proving once more that while the King may be dead (emphasis on “may”), his memory is alive and well for fans around the world. Show More Summary
Demi Lovato is one of the most honest young women in Hollywood right now. Everybody loves a good comeback story, which is probably why she went from being America’s sweetheart to the cokehead who punched a bitch out on a plane, and back to being America’s sweetheart. Show More Summary
Last April I finished the developmental edits on my fourth novel and sent it off to my publisher. I’d turned the manuscript in three weeks earlier and had spent the time with my fabulous editor to polish it before my husband and I left for a week of vacation. Typically, edits take me four weeks Read more...
Indistinguishable From Magic As an adolescent, I loved to read the science fiction magazine Analog. One of my favorite Analog stories was "Hindsight" by Harry Turtledove. (I still have my copy of this "special spoof issue," dated mid-December 1984, in...
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Dear Prudence, First of all, I love your book and story. And when I read it, I saw my own cat, Faith, quite a bit in you. I was wondering, how do cats have such powerful intuition? I met Faith when I walked into the animal hospital where I worked. Show More Summary