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Spanish fashion designer Pertegaz dies at 96

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

MADRID (AP) — Manuel Pertegaz, one of Spain's most admired fashion designers who dressed Audrey Hepburn, Jacqueline Kennedy and Ava Gardner, has died. He was 96.

Obama’s Speech To America’s Veterans Met With “Awkward Silences” As Most Vets “Sat On Their Hands”

And the times there was applause? Sycophantic admirers: President Barack Obama faced a tough crowd on Tuesday – American military veterans – and fell flat on his applause lines as he failed to win over the American Legion’s convention-goers. Show More Summary

Arielle Caputo Is on the Front Lines of Teen Suicide

In our times of great uncertainty and powerlessness, Arielle Caputo took action for the needy in the most admirable way. She does not have the luxury to write a check. Instead, she simply and humbly produced good deeds, which began to ripple far and wide. Show More Summary

Frank Miller Hates Every Batman Movie, Refuses To Watch Any Of Them

Frank Miller is a comic book author known and admired for his deeply dark brand of visual storytelling, perhaps most recognized from the movie adaptations of his graphic novels Sin City and the upcoming Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.Show More Summary

Sad: Ferguson Looter “Proud of Us” Because “We Deserve This”

Is this the common, shared belief of most of the looters? If you’re looting, I’d say without a doubt it is: According to the Washington Post, a looter in Ferguson, Missouri, expressed pride and admiration for looters and said their actions are justified. “I’m proud of us. Show More Summary

Robin Williams Could Be Completely Cut From His Final Film

With the untimely death of Robin Williams last week, many movie lovers and admirers rushed to re-watch his most beloved works, from Hook and Aladdin to Good Will Hunting and Dead Poets Society. We also took some solace in that three more films of his would hit posthumously. Show More Summary

Demi Lovato’s Personal Message Announcing Her Mental Health Advocacy Will Bring Tears To Your Eyes

It's no secret that we're big fans of Demi Lovato over here, and while there are many reasons behind our love for her, I personally admire her candidness and maturity the most.  Not many people her age (or older, for that matter) have achieved the level of self-awareness that she possesses. Show More Summary

Newswire: The Weeks premiere a spruced up version of “Buttons”

Formed by original members Samuel Williams and Cain and Cyle Barnes in rural Mississippi in the mid-aughts, The Weeks were later joined by Damien Bone and most recently brought keyboardist Admiral Collier into the fold. Accompanying that addition was a move to music mecca Nashville and a deal with Kings Of Leon’s label, Serpents And Snakes. Show More Summary

All change

THEY are admired the world over for their sleekness, speed and sheer French chic. But the 480 high-speed trains (Trains à Grande Vitesse, or TGV) that radiate around France from Paris are struggling to remain in the black. Most of the lines are running at a loss and even the profitable ones are not earning enough to cover their cost of capital. Show More Summary

‘Words Called Up to Answer Image’: At Los Angeles Review of Books B.K. Fisher Invokes Louise Bourgeois

Magnifique! B.K. Fisher writes all things Bourgeois including her many literary admirers at a most recent installment of LARB. We love both Fisher’s incisive commentary on Bourgeois’s art and choice inclusion of threads belletristic throughout. IT’S HARD NOT to love an artist who can craft a bronze phallus, exhibit it on a meat hook, then [...]

Happy birthday, Woz: Apple’s co-founder turns 64 today

Apple’s beloved co-founder Steve Wozniak turns 64 years old today. Steve Jobs may be the most admired figure to come out of Apple, but with his imperious distance from us mere mortals, he was hard to love. Wozniak, on the other … Read more ›

Kate Upton On The Real Reason She Won't Go (Completely) Naked

Kate Upton may have one of the most admired bodies in the modeling industry and be the face of pretty much everything, but there's one thing the supermodel still won't do: pose naked. The 22-year-old chatted with Details about her rapid...Show More Summary

No, But Seriously, Kathleen Hanna Is Just What Miley Cyrus Needs

I’m a fan of Miley Cyrus’ most recent hip-hop influenced album. I think it’s fun and silly and clever and while Miley’s attempts at rapping are fairly laughable, her singing voice is still on point. Besides, I admire the don’t give a fuck boldness of chucking your entire brand in the trash and trying something [...]

Cabin Fever: Patient Zero

Is it possible the sequels to “Cabin Fever” and “Hostel” exist mostly to make the first films look better in comparison? Before horror nuts get defensive, I actually have some admiration for Eli Roth’s brand of visceral horror but the sequels to his films have been remarkably horrendous enough to engender conspiracy theories. Show More Summary

Sheldon Richman on Jane Cobden

last monthNews : Reason

Among libertarians and classical liberals, the name Richard Cobden (1804–1865) evokes admiration and applause. His activities — and successes — on behalf of freedom, free markets, and government retrenchment are legendary. Most famously,...Show More Summary

God-Awful: The Worst Religious Leaders of the Western World

There are a lot of great and admirable religious leaders. Grandi. Some other guys. But there are also a lot of bad ones. Did you ever want to have a place to look up who these dudes are (and most, but not all, are dudes)? This may be especially helpful if you find yourself in…

Everybody Wants The Night Shift After Naked Hamburglars Steal A Bunch Of Beef From Eatery

There’s nothing like a bit of a “bad boy” image to turn even upstanding, law-abiding citizens into admirers — and by that I mean, there’s nothing like the sight of three (mostly) naked men stealing from a restaurant in the middle of the night to make staff laugh. Two naked men and a third friend clad only in his underwear … [More]

Will General Electric's Strategic Reorganization Help Electrify The Company's Performance

By Saibus Research: General Electric (NYSE:GE) used to be the world's most admired company under its previous CEO Jack Welch from 1980 to 2001. Unfortunately, part of the reason why it was able to consistently generate strong EPS growth...Show More Summary

Great Leadership Matters In Any Business

No one factor makes a company admirable. But if you were forced to pick the one that makes the most difference, you'd pick leadership. Not any leadership--but one that matters.

Admire The Beauty Of Hairy Thighs In New Charlie Swimwear Campaign

last monthLGBT / Gay : Queerty

A mysterious and unnamed model with the most beautiful pair of muscular, hairy inner thighs is posing for photographer Brian Kaminski in “Cool Summer“, a sexy summer photoshoot featuring swimwear and clothing from the Charlie by Matthew Zink summer 2014 collection. The Homotography exclusive shoot is perhaps a follow-up to Kaminski’s May shoot with model Patrick Frost, […]

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