Twenty three-year-old Mike Schneider founded FlatFace Fingerboards when he was 16, believing he could do better than the popular Tech Deck fingerboards. He spoke with Great Big Story about his love for the sport and what goes into fingerboard tournaments.
“Bite” is a low-budget body horror film complete with warnings about having better friends and not marrying men you don’t really love. It’s got echoes of “The Fly” (and, more recently, “Contracted”) embedded in a story about a young woman scared of her future, until she doesn’t really have one anymore. Show More Summary
They make the best taco bowls at TGI Friday’s! I love Fridays! There’s a lot to love about them, of course. Not the least of which is our always-interesting selection of stories that give you a head start on weekend conversation-making,...Show More Summary
IFC Films has fallen hard for Oscar winner Asif Kapadia’s epic love story, Ali & Nino, with the company taking North American rights. This follows the film’s January premiere at Sundance. IM Global and CAA handled the sale. The adaptation...Show More Summary
OK, here’s the story. A couple days ago, regarding the now-notorious PPNAS article, “Physical and situational inequality on airplanes predicts air rage,” I wrote: NPR will love this paper. It directly targets their demographic of people...Show More Summary
Today's biggest stories: Donald Trump tweeted a picture of himself eating a taco bowl with the caption "I love Hispanics." Related: Trump's apparent unpopularity among members of the public in general and among Latinos in particular could end up helping Democrats take back the Senate. Show More Summary
Some stories grab hold of you and shake you to your very foundation. The fear of [insert tragedy here] happening to your child disrupts your psyche, your sleep, your daily routine. I have been full-out consumed by national headlines at times (Casey Anthony comes to mind). Show More Summary
American Horror Story/American Crime Story actress Sarah Paulson should probably star next in a show called "American Love Story," since she is so head-over-heels in love with her girlfriend, Holland Taylor, who happens to be 32 years her senior (admit it, you would watch that show). Show More Summary
In order to get down to the heart of my post today, I need to first tell you a story. But don’t worry, it’s an encouraging success story– the kind that everyone likes to hear. Also, it’s about my dad, so I figure that I’m justified in going around doing some mild bragging on him. […]
Can the feud between Momma Dee and Rasheeda’s mom be squashed on Love & Hip Hop Atlanta. Is Miss Deb Antey the one to bring together Rasheeda’s mother and Momma Dee to bury the beef? In a sneak peek for
Dear Moderate Republicans: I'm sorry. This can't be what you had in mind. Clearly with the 800 -- I mean, 17 -- people you had up there at one point, there was no real sense that the story would end here, with this guy; that one of the...Show More Summary
"For us, it was really important I think once we started to do the research, and we really started to realize this kind of void of seeing those who were enslaved have personal agency, have their own stories, love, laugh, cry, suffer,"...Show More Summary
The writer Cheryl Strayed reads the story of a divorced couple who reunite to experience life and love through new eyes.
I know, I know, I’m a total fan girl. Thanks to Germy for sharing this. I predict heads exploding from the usual suspects. Consider this a pleasant afternoon open thread.
few days ago, a rugged-looking UW-M bro in a Vikings jersey posted a snap of himself to that local story, prompting a young woman to post a snap about how hot he was.
Last week, instead of studying for finals, students at the University of Wisconsin rallied around Snapchat to both witness and coordinate an epic love story. When Abby, previously known as "Mystery Girl," saw a hot guy in a Vikings jersey ("Vikings Fan") on the campus Snapchat Story, she snapped out to the community her interest in meeting him. Show More Summary
When I was writing a 1200-word attempt to define the proper length of Batman's ears earlier this week, I mentioned that comic book readers love details. It's true of every fandom, I suppose, whether it's memorizing sports statisticsShow More Summary
By now, the story of Tony X. is probably a familiar one. The Twitter user took in a hockey game on TV and was so amazed by what he saw that he couldn’t help but share his joy with the world—and eventually make some predictions too. And thanks to his newfound fame, Tony, whose real name is […]
The biggest event on social media this week went down at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where a couple of ridiculously good-looking college kids used Snapchat to hook up at a bar. Okay, so that doesn’t sound so exciting, I know. But stick with me here, because it’s actually pretty amusing. For those of you (old […]
This story was delivered to BI Intelligence Mobile Industry Insider subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here. Apple's first-quarter earnings report sent the stock tumbling, but the tech giant has a plan for futureShow More Summary