ASHE SCHOW: The Left is still looking for a modern ‘rape culture’ poster child. The term “rape culture” entered the English lexicon in the mid-1970s, but has never really found a poster child, a name that could be pointed to as an example of this supposed epidemic of sexual violence toward women on college campuses. […]
Don't you hate it when a game that you're dying for is in private Beta? It sucks being locked out of the fun, even if it is in the name of testing. Well if you're one the many people who commented that they wanted to try out Call of Duty Online, Kotaku's got the guide for you. Read more...
A-List names and indie queer fare heads up our home entertainment line-up this week. Brad Pitt in Fury, Robert Downey Jr. in The Judge, and some (cute) guys you haven’t yet heard of yet in The Deception (above). Now for the skinny on each! Fury ($34.99 Blu-ray, $30.99 DVD; Sony) It’s being called “the tank […]
Indiana Governor Mike Pence will provide pre-written news stories for news outlets. Just like what they teach you in journalism school. Now read this:ISIS To Launch Cable Channel (Jan 20, 2015) Washington Free Beacon Names Criminal One Of Their ‘Men Of The Year’ (Dec 31, 2014) Video: TV Reporter Gets High Reporting Near Burning Drugs [...]
Been waiting for a MINI that actually lives up to its name? Toyota and BMW is working on such a thing, called the Minor. Automobile Magazine reports the Minor is in the earliest phases of development, and would likely pull its looks from the 2012 Rocketman concept and the current Paceman crossover. Show More Summary
Few professions can benefit more from blogging than artists. Because search engines favor text over images, it can be difficult for young or obscure artists to make a name for themselves in the same way that an excellent writer or poet may be able to. Show More Summary
One of esports' most famous StarCraft gaming pros, BoxeR (aka Lim Yo Hwan), came up with a fitting name for his baby: the Terran infantry unit from the game. Read more...
Before Samuel Morse developed the code that bears his name and patented the electromagnetic telegraph, he was a painter and a successful one at that. His teacher, Washington Allston, known today primarily for his Romantic landscapes, took the 20-year-old Samuel to study painting in England in 1811. In London he was admitted to the Royal [...]
Vincent Van Gogh is known for his unfortunate decision about his ear. It's hard to imagine Charlie Chaplin without the little tramp's cane. Patrik Svensson, a Swedish artist with a gift for precisely expressing himself through minimal...Show More Summary
I share Lazarus’s concerns regarding the decision to fold Air-Sea Battle into the new Joint Concept for Access and Maneuver in the Global Commons (or JAM-GC if you will). Disregarding JAM-GC’s ambiguously-worded name, I might feel differently about the move in general had a reasonably-clear definition of the concept been released last week. Show More Summary
Winter Storm Juno is expected to hit the northeast in a big way. While everyone is calling it the #Blizzardof2015, the Weather Channel has given it the name Winter Storm Juno. No matter what it’s called, there’s no doubt that this huge...Show More Summary
The woman the Islamic State wants in exchange for Japanese hostage Kenji Goto is Iraqi citizen Sajida al-Rishawi
Ryan Murphy has the Hollywood cred to assemble just about any cast he wants, so it makes sense that for his upcoming Fox series Scream Queens, he'd pick someone who was very familiar with the shrieks of women. The latest big name to join the horror-comedy hybrid is former teen heartthrob Nick Jonas,... Read More > Other Links From TVGuide.com Nick Jonas
I'm struggling to stop playing The Enchanted Cave 2 for long enough to tell you about it. Unassuming name and overabundance of roguelikes aside, this browser-based game is terrific. You delve into a cavern in search of gold, gear, and experience but here's the trick: only certain items can be brought back to the surface. Show More Summary
According to a series of tweets from Aaron Portzline—the Blue Jackets beat reporter for The Columbus Dispatch—Washington Capitals coach Barry Trotz is trying to prevent an Amur (Siberian) tiger named Foley from being transferred from the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium to the Kansas City Zoo. Show More Summary
Nintendo is going to be sponsoring APEX 2015. This is a detail we've discussed before, but it seems Nintendo's involvement in the event is causing some trouble for another title. A fan-made game named Super Smash Bros. Crusade is going to be at APEX as well, but the team behind the APEX event doesn't want to cause Nintendo any disrespect. Show More Summary
Ansel Herz Mohawk Kuzma—real name Miles Partman—stands outside the West Precinct on Wednesday waiting for an officer to tell him how to recover his wallet from Seattle police. James Lynch, an anchor and reporter with local Fox affiliate...Show More Summary
Ackman’s Returns Make Him a Top 20 Fund Manager (CNBC) Billionaire activist investor Bill Ackman has been named one of the world’s top 20 hedge fund managers for the first time, after posting stellar outperformance in 2014 led by his bet on botox maker Allergan. Ackman broke into rankings, compiled by LCH Investments, at number […]
Remember back in October, when Adam Sandler announced that he'd signed a four-movie deal (one for each of the apocalypse's horsemen) with Netflix because the streaming service's name "“rhymes with wet chicks?” Well, the rough beast's hour has come round at last.
A news release from Governor Doug Ducey's office today announced the appointment of Thomas Buschatzke [photo credit, ADWR] as Director of the Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR).Mr. Buschatzke has been assistant director for...Show More Summary