Joss Whedon's adaptation of "Much Ado About Nothing" was a critical success when it was released over the summer, but it seems to have been overlooked in the awards circuit. Whedon took to Twitter to lament the fact neither the Spirit Awards nor the SAG Awards honored the flick.
From email@example.com: Does the Social Cost of Carbon Matter?: An Assessment of U.S. Policy Date: 2013-11-27 By: Robert W. Hahn Robert A. Ritz URL: http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:cam:camdae:1346&r=env We evaluate a recent U.S. initiative to include the social cost of carbon (SCC) in regulatory decisions. To our knowledge, this paper provides the first...
MIAMI BEACH — The New Art Dealers Association (NADA) fair, currently in its 10th year, has established itself as something of a leading face for the "alternative" to the commercial excesses of Art Basel Miami and its orbit.
From Democrats +8 to GOP +2 in CNN's latest poll. The Real Clear Average of all recent polls has the GOP up by +1, a seven-point swing in two weeks. From the CNN poll: Democrats a month ago held a...
Via Slate: Crime happens to every type of person, and is perpetrated by every type of person. What makes the false narrative of the knockout game—or any “black mob violence” story—crop up every year is the fact that some people will always believe the color of someone’s skin predisposes him to commit a crime. When […]
“No adult author writes for praise alone.” From “Much Ado About Niceness,” by Maria Bustillos. “These laws ended at least in part because, in an ironic twist, racism had interfered with a white man’s right to choose.” From “Who’s Still...Show More Summary
Alex Gibney’s excellent documentary probes the moral outrage over cheating in a useless sport.
BuzzFeed’s engagement of a new books editor, Isaac Fitzgerald, caused a stir last week. Fitzgerald is the former managing editor and co-owner of the popular-culture blog The Rumpus, and the former director of publicity at McSweeney’s. Show More Summary
Richie Incognito is finally opening up about the scandal that’s engulfed him and his Miami Dolphins, and he’s saying it is all much ado about nothing. His racist comments… READ ON
Tom Hiddleston joins us this week to discuss his third Marvel outing in Thor: The Dark World, and to find a match for Loki in the Shakespearean universe. Our interview is much ado about spandex, but before it, Geoff and I will share some non-superhero comic books we think should be turned into movies and hyper-sexualized HBO series. Show More Summary
Today is Twitter’s (TWTR) big day. When the company raised its public offering price to between $23 and $25, the value of the company jumped to $15.5 billion, and it could end up the largest IPO by an Internet company in the U.S. and the largest IPO since Facebook. Show More Summary
The "Much Ado About Nothing" alum will play the father to Kathryn Prescott in the coming-of-age drama. read more
Much ado has been made about the visceral lesbian sex scenes in Blue is the Warmest Color, this year’s Palme D’Or winner at Cannes – and with good cause. One plus that blossomed from the grueling five-month shoot was that stars Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos became fast and furious friends! That fact has not been lost on the media. Show More Summary
Observed: The counter people at the local post office dressed as a nun and a priest the day before Halloween. Part of me feels like that’s wrong but part of me also feels like any sort of fuss would ultimately be much ado bout nothing. Thoughts?
Fox News dismissed a survey of 41 economists who indicated that they are less optimistic about growth after the Republican-led government shutdown, saying their concern "is much ado about nothing." But numerous reports show that the shutdown had wide-ranging negative effects on the economy. Show More Summary
By John Crabtree on October 21, 2013 - 12:00am There has been much ado about the early failings of the federal health insurance marketplace, or exchanges. The marketplace was to launch on October 1, 2013. And it did, sort of… The online portal did not work properly and then a hue and cry went up from opponents of the Affordable Care Act. Show More Summary
After a rough start to the Obamacare health-insurance exchanges, some are calling for delays to the implementation of individual penalties under the Affordable Care Act. But is all the uproar overblown?
In his film version of Much Ado about Nothing, Joss Whedon highlights the social context that makes it acceptable for Claudio to shame Hero before her father and the wedding guests. There's something rotten in the patriarchy of Mess...
There has been much ado about the early failings of the federal health insurance marketplace, or exchanges. The marketplace was to launch on October 1, 2013. And it did, sort of… The online portal did not work properly and then a hue and cry went up from opponents of the Affordable Care Act.
Much ado has been made about the supposed death of the printed word. Books, if we were to believe the… Read More