Today is International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Let's hear some pirate stories, courtesy of mental_floss magazine. 1. Pirate Panache Legendary and ruthless sea-raider "Black Bart" may win the award for the most prolific pirate, with more than 400 ships reportedly falling to his sword in the early 18th century. Show More Summary
Et tu, J.Lo? We saw denim on denim on magazine covers, and on Beyoncé and Kaley Cuoco, and on Katy Perry and Riff Raff at the MTV Awards, and now here it is again, on Jennifer Lopez as she visits the Kips Bay Boys & Girls club in the Bronx, September 18, 2014. Additional images after the jump. Read more...
It’s been a big year for Laverne Cox. She’s already won a Vanguard award from GLAAD, been nominated for an Emmy, appeared on the cover of TIME magazine, and very nicely explained to Katie Couric that it’s not polite to ask about people’s genitals. Show More Summary
Matter announced that applications are open for their reporting fellowship today. The magazine, which was bought by Medium in 2013, will award $10,000 to a journalist or team of journos who will: investigate and report a narrative feature on an issue of global importance—or local stories of global interest. Show More Summary
The Dead Rabbit, NYC Voting is now open for Food & Wine magazine's inaugural The People's Best New Bars contest. According to a press release, this is the magazine's "first-ever poll to rank the most incredible drink destinations in...
The Urban Model Awards is a unique annual red carpet awards show that recognizes and celebrates the success of urban models in the industry. These models have graced the covers of, and have been featured in magazines, music videos, fashion
The Columbia University College of Dental Medicine (CDM) has received the 2014 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. Show More Summary
Chefs Adrienne Lo and Abraham Conlon of Fat Rice and Rick Bayless of Topolobampo are among the chefs to receive 2014 Trailblazing Chef Awards from Cooking Light magazine. The honorees were chosen by the magazine’s editors to honor innovative chefs who are at the forefront of trends in...
Chelsea’s Eden Hazard won the club’s Player of the Year award last season but was not happy with the overall performance of the Stamford Bridge side. Speaking to the Chelsea magazine, Hazard said in May (via Martin Lipton at The Mirror): This...Show More Summary
The Spin Hosted by Esther Armah with Dr. Brittney Cooper - scholar and Salon.com contributor asha bandele - award winning journalist, editor and author Dr. Bhakti Shringapure - scholar & editor in chief Warscapes magazine.
I had a great laugh to myself the other day when I heard that Tony Blair had won the award for 'Philanthropist of the Year 2014' from GQ magazine. Because I could just imagine all the Blair haters in the UK queuing up to denounce the...Show More Summary
Last night, Kim Kardashian was the recipient of British GQ’s “Woman of the Year” award, an honor bestowed upon the female celeb willing to get the most naked in the pages of the magazine. Okay, maybe that’s not the exact reason she won the title, but Kim did get down to her birthday suit for [...]
British GQ magazine is defending its decision to name former U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair "Philanthropist of the Year" at its 2014 Men of the Year awards. The event, which took place Tuesday at London's Royal Opera House and recognized...Show More Summary
Pharrell Williams may get all his awards for music, but the style icon also makes for one heck of a motivational speaker. In an interview with WSJ Magazine-- the singer, songwriter, producer and designer will grace the cover of the publication's...Show More Summary
Kim Kardashian West has been named British GQ's Woman of the Year at the magazine's annual award banquet in London. She and husband Kanye West were in attendance at the awards -- seated with Jonah Hill, Pharrell Williams, Nicole Scherzinger and Sam Smith, if this Instagram photo is any indication. Show More Summary
Wine Enthusiast, a global wine lifestyle magazine, announced its 2014 Wine Star Award Nominees. Among them are bartender Sean Kenyon of Williams & Graham and master sommelier Bobby Stuckey of Frasca Food and Wine. The winners will be announced on...
Time magazine awarded Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke Man of the Year for his efforts that led the Fed to buy $3 trillion in bonds and mortgages to push up prices on the securities markets in order to create a “wealth effect”. Bernanke’s “quantitative easing” (QE) was supposed to put more money in circulation to encourage people to consume. Show More Summary
In planning this year's Emmy Awards, host Seth Meyers and his executive producer, Mike Shoemaker, took a cue from the Golden Globes. Shoemaker, who spoke with TV Guide Magazine behind the Nokia Theatre right after Monday night's telecast,...Show More Summary
Erica Duecy has been named digital director for Saveur. She comes to the magazine from Fodor’s Travel, where she served as deputy web editor. Under Duecy’s guidance, Fodors.com won two SATW Lowell Thomas Journalism Awards and experienced...Show More Summary
Rose's Luxury D.C.'s most hyped restaurant just got...even more hype. Rose's Luxury was given the #1 slot on Bon Appetit's list of Best New Restaurants in America 2014. The magazine's Andrew Knowlton writes, "Rose's isn't just in the restaurant...