The Book Report is a series that promises to deliver exactly what it promises: reports on books by the people who’ve read them. Catch evenings of live, in-person Book Reports that will remind you of the third grade in the best possible...Show More Summary
Classy but still just a smidge sordid, “Burton and Taylor” (airing Wednesday night on BBC America) tells a sad but conclusive story about the last time the married-divorced-remarried-divorced acting legends worked together and broke one another’s hearts in the process, headlining a short-lived 1983 Broadway revival of Noel Coward’s “Private Lives.” Read full article >>
Yet another aspect of Gary Shteyngart’s dystopian fiction novel Super Sad True Love Story is coming true for reals this week. Besides anticipating Occupy Wall Street, as well as Bloomberg’s sweep of Zuccotti Park (although getting it wrong on how utterly successful such sweeping would be), Shteyngart proposed the idea of instant, real-time and broadcast credit ratings.
Post by Nicole Fabian-Weber The sad fact is, the older we get, the more... saggy our bodies become. I'm sorry, but it's true. We may still be quite thin at 40, but odds are, we're not as tight and toned as we were at 20. (And if we are,...Show More Summary
Finding that perfect pair of jeans is like the holy grail of shopping legends. Sure, we've heard about women who have managed to buy a jeans that they love and look amazing in. But sadly, every shopping trip isn't a success. Finding that perfect pair of jeans is like the holy grail of shopping legends. Show More Summary
Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story is now a reality. He got to try Google Glass and wrote about the experience for The New Yorker. “When the velvet-rope hostess at the of-the-moment Wythe Hotel bar in Williamsburg stops to take a photo of me with her iPhone, I know exactly what the producer meant. [...]Show More Summary
In his novel Super Sad True Love Story, Gary Shteyngart writes about a society, five minutes into the future, that has a weird neurotic relationship with gadgets and social media, as focused through a device called an "äppärät." Now, Shteyngart has tried the Google Glass, and in many ways the future he wrote about seems to have arrived. Read more...
It's a sad, but true, fact that the Internet loves to watch people doing painful things Need proof? Twenty-seven million people have watched "Scarlet Takes a Tumble," Jennifer Lawrence's trip at the Oscars was instantly immortalizedShow More Summary
You love him for his True Facts and Sad Diary series already, but upon this day, we declare Ze Frank king of internet (again). Seeing...
The rumor mill’s been buzzing for a while, but now it’s official: Gary Shteyngart — “Super Sad True Love Story” author, professional blurb writer, dachshund owner and reader of "Middlemarch" — will follow up his three best-selling novels with a memoir, according to his publisher, Random...
Duchess Gummy Buns says…I saw on this hair blog that if you have dandruff you should avoid putting natural oils on your scalp because it would make it worse. If this is true I am so sad because I really loved massaging oil into my scalp but i wonder if that’s why my dandruff is [...]
Ready For Love is a catastrophe of a television show, a desperate attempt to cheaply create drama out of the sad, pathetic lives of women who seem to believe that they can find true love on a television show. It arises fully formed out...Show More Summary
This pairing doesn't really warrant a joke about the death of true love and all that, so we'll just cut to the chase: Katy Perry and John Mayer have broken up for the second time, say sources/terrible friends. "It's sad," a "pal" tells Us Weekly. The two were first linked last summer ... More »
The heart can be a cruel master. It's a sad fact, but a true one in our experience. And it's fair to say that our experience in matters of the heart as they regard our automobiles is rather shallow when compared with the subject of this...Show More Summary
Jon Methven (of This Is Your Captain Speaking) has a problem: one of his characters trashed his novel on Amazon. Related posts: Äppärät-chic: Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story Make no mistake. Super Sad True Love Story boasts...Show More Summary
I was so loving the story of this picture of Adele supposedly cussing out Chris Brown for not giving Frank Ocean a standing ovation at the Grammy’s Sunday night. Sadly..it turns out that story wasn’t true and they were just being nice to each other. I liked Adele better when I thought she was being a ball-busting, British bad ass.
my beloved fans, sad to confirm that it is true. Don't Trust the B— #apt23 has been cancelled. thank you so much for your support i love u — krysten ritter (@Krystenritter) January 22, 2013 Ugh, where am I going to get any more Krysten...Show More Summary
From the annals of people who truly have either too much time on their hands or the golden touch when it comes to writing grant applications, I give you this gem. Interestingly, the ScienceDirect system where the paper is hosted seems...Show More Summary
Jon Stewart has entered many a brief, minutes-long relationship with his Daily Show guests—some of them electric, some of them contentious, sadly, none of them leading to true love—but the one cad he can't seem to get over is Hugh Grant. Show More Summary
Your agent relationship is akin to a marriage. Related posts: Äppärät-chic: Gary Shteyngart’s Super Sad True Love Story Make no mistake. Super Sad True Love Story boasts two... “A Right Fit”: Navigating the World of Literary Agents If...Show More Summary