Funny and sad are two sides of the same coin. I think that most comedians are able to tap into deep subject matter. -- Hasan Minhaj My grandparents immigrated to the United States from Russia in the early 1900s, and my paternal grandfather loved telling stories about their assimilation to a new culture. Show More Summary
"I'll have a cheeseburger with a cup of blood on the side," said no hemophiliac, ever. Let me start this off by saying I am not writing out of anger or spite. During your recent interview on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon when...Show More Summary
"In my work, I show another side of black women," artist Debra Cartwright explained to The Huffington Post. The Harlem-based artist creates whispered watercolor portraits of stunning black women that seem to float with a feminine buoyancy, one often ascribed to waifish -- and white -- models in whimsical fashion editorials. Show More Summary
Dmitry Lipkin and Colette Burson spent countless hours working side by side, painstakingly writing and developing HBO's hit TV show "Hung"... so, naturally they're getting a divorce. The couple co-created the show starring Thomas J...
Over the weekend I decided to check out my local farmers market. Squash seemed to be the dominant veggie of the day. Being on the adventurous side, I bought several varieties that I have never tried before. I also bought a few favorites, such as the reliable acorn squash. I could cook it the same […]
Bang. Bang. Bang.At the last one, the barrier gave way, followed by the sound of footsteps thundering across the floor above me. Dangerous energy exploded inward immediately, alerting me that something was very wrong.I texted my roommate to ask her if perhaps her son was home, banging... Continue reading
Wales lose to Bosnia-Herzegovina but forward Gareth Bale is elated as Chris Coleman's side still qualify for Euro 2016.
Gareth Bale admitted he was a relieved man after Wales reached Euro 2016. Chris Coleman’s side went down to a 2-0 defeat in Bosnia-Herzegovina, but Israel’s home defeat to Cyprus sent Wales through to Euro 2016. After the Bosnia-Herzegovina...Show More Summary
Iguazu Falls on the border of Brazil and Argentina is one of the most amazing things I’ve seen and well worth the trip. Here are things I learned from my experience to make the most of your time on the Argentina side, whether it’s several days or several hours. Taking a taxi to/from Brazil I […]
South Side native Ron Funches plays an insecure guy on the NBC show "Undateable," but in real life, the comedian has found love through the dating app Tinder. Funches, who grew up in the Woodlawn neighborhood before moving to Oregon, told People magazine he met his girlfriend on Tinder and imparted...
To the editor: I stopped dead in my tracks seeing these two headlines side by side in your paper. Do the people of Roseburg, Ore., really not see the connection? (“Residents still oppose gun control,” Oct. 5, and “Town asks, Why? Why? Why?” Oct. 5)Are people desperately clinging to their guns because...
Love that blossomed at summer camp follows a woman into adulthood and inspires her to give up everything to revive the romance.
Being on the buy side of a transaction can help you see where you’ve gone wrong on the sell side. I recently used Elance to find an editor for my current project, a great business strategy book. I sorted through 33 proposals (received in less than 48 hours) and realized [...]
Tom Hanks‘ recovering drug addict son Chet looks upright and healthy in a new shot he posted to his Instagram account Tuesday. “Spending All My Days On The East Side… READ ON
Dear Polly, I’m 24 and it’s been a couple years since I was in a serious relationship, in which I got my heart broken. (I know, common, who hasn’t?!) I think I could have been pretty close to being in another one in college, but I ran away from it... More »
7 GAYS FOR MITT It was such a relief, after months of uncertainty, when Mitt Romney finally secured enough delegates to win the Republican nomination. After months of having my support pushed into the closet by the campaign, I was looking...Show More Summary
How happy am I that iZombie is back on my TV screen? Pretty darn happy. For newbies, the premise is high concept and simple: a medical intern goes to a boat party and leaves as one of Seattle's rising walking dead, but don't worry -- the apocalypse isn't upon us. Show More Summary
So, I arrived in my new Toronto apartment today. Because I live on the other side of the country, I wasn’t able to visit the place first but, instead, based my decision on the specs and photos. It looked nice enough and, surely, it couldn’t be any worse than the place we stayed last year […]
“I was very young,” John Fogerty said, late last month, on the phone from his home in California. “I was three, three and a half, maybe. My mom sat me down and presented me with a little children’s record. One side was ‘Oh! Susanna,’ which I really loved. Show More Summary
Weekends are for coffee on the couch, or outside on our comfy patio chairs in the summertime, and lazy breakfasts. Often my kids make themselves egg sandwiches on the weekend, complete with melted cheese and a side of fruit. However, if I give them the choice, they request pancakes or waffles in a heartbeat. For […]