Post by Mary Fischer. Ugh. I really hate that I can't unsee this one. Chris Siegfried is growing a mustache and beard after hopping on the Movember bandwagon. Oh yes, he is. Desiree Hartsock shared this photo of the two of them on Instagram...Show More Summary
Post by Mary Fischer. Plenty of men participate in "Movember," where they let their facial hair grow out during the month of November in order to raise awareness about men's health issues. But dudes aren't the only ones who are getting on board with this craze. Show More Summary
Mary Jane made a new friend today: an old bearded hippie named Uncle Sam. In a memo released this afternoon, the Department of Justice signaled that it will not meddle with state efforts to legalize and regulate the consumption and sale of pot. Show More Summary
Misogyny. No other word can capture the avalanche of abuse that was heaped upon Caroline Criado-Perez, Stella Creasy, Mary Beard and other women just under a month ago. It was frightening and disturbing. Misogyny, after all, is one of those things official society thought was dealt with in the dim and distant. Show More Summary
Classics professor Mary Beard, who burned her bra to become a TV celebrity, is the latest high-profile female victim of Twitter trolls (CLICK). She's received a bomb threat, which she's reported to the police, and even a rape threat from a myopic troll. Show More Summary
Mere hours after Twitter’s UK honcho Tony Wang apologized personally for the death and rape threats scores of women have received in apparent response to their activism, British classicist and occasional TV presenter Mary Beard received...Show More Summary
As folks in the UK know, Mary Beard was recently on the telly doing some Caligula revisionism … see Adrian Murdoch’s roundup of the reviews (Reviews of Mary Beard’s Caligula … he also mentioned a while back that another Caligula doc which he played a role in is now up at Youtube: Caligula: 1400 Days […]
Reviews of Mary Beard’s Caligula via Bread and Circuses.
An internet troll apologized for calling Professor Mary Beard, a classicist at Cambridge University in the UK, a “filthy old slut” and other nasty comments — but only after a threat arose to tattletale to his mother. Olivier Rawlings, a 20-year-old college student, used his own Twitter account for the online harassment; the abuse was seen [...]
Perverted sadist or slandered by enemies? Classics professor Mary Beard investigates the notorious Roman emperor Caligula for BBC Two's history documentary.
Mary Beard: >Mary Beard reviews ‘Shopping in Ancient Rome’ by Claire Holleran: The most memorable account of an ancient shopping expedition is found in some comic verses by the third-century BC poet Herodas, who lived in Alexandria, by far the smartest city in the Western world at the time. Show More Summary
Mary K. Reinhart, Yvonne Wingett Sanchez, Alia Beard Rau and Mary Jo Pitzl: >Arizona House approves Medicaid expansion, $8.8 billion budget: Five months after Gov. Jan Brewer vowed to expand Medicaid, a bipartisan Arizona House coalition...Show More Summary
• Mary Gibbons, co-owner of the Bearded Lady in Prospect Heights, is running the Gowanus Yacht Club this summer with a team that includes chefs like Joe Aponte (Littleneck, the Pines) and Jason Talley (Prime Meats, Buschenschanck), and mixologist Brad Farran (Clover Club). Show More Summary
It seems that Conan O’Brien has a problem with the fact that Superman has a beard in the latest Man of Steel trailer. Here is his hilarious video response (above,) to which I reply: [Team Coco | Via The Mary Sue]
Interesting little video chat over at the British Museum Channel (didn’t know they had one!): Pompeii: an introduction
Post by Mary Fischer Yikes! Have you seen how scruffy and blah Robert Pattinson is looking these days? From letting his beard grow out, to ditching the sleek suits in favor of ratty jeans and t-shirts -- he definitely seems to be in some sort of a funk. Oh yeah, Rob also looks pretty pissed off and unimpressed in recent photos. Show More Summary
Confronting the Classics. By Mary Beard. Profile; 310 pages; £25. To be published in America in September by Liveright; $28.95 MARY BEARD, a professor at Cambridge University, has devoted her career to the study of the distant past, such as daily life in Pompeii and the particularities of religious life in Rome. Show More Summary
A Don’s Life by Mary Beard: Thank you to the Class Ass..
A Don’s Life by Mary Beard: Reviewing the reviews.