Have you ever seen a lonely author at a bookstore table—rearranging his book stacks, checking his signing pen, and making hopeful eye contact with the customers before they duck down the nearest aisle? I’ve been that author, and I’ve...Show More Summary
The serial firebug believed responsible for a string of 23 arson fires in Washington state is a lonely 16-year-old.
Ever get the feeling that there are just too many Ferraris in endurance racing nowadays? Lonely Ferraris? You know, without Fords tinkling in their tortellini? Well, then today is your lucky day: Road & Track reports that Ford may be coming back to Le Mans with a new factory Ford GT program in 2016. Holy. Crap. Read more...
In the weeks leading up to its series premiere last season, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. was relentlessly hyped as one of the year's biggest TV events — but its first season was actually pretty small in scope. The series took its time introducing us to its six main characters, which meant padding out... More »
This music video for the song Function/Void by British musician The Bug (aka producer Kevin Martin) features a dystopian futuristic world that is literally falling apart — like the life of the sad and lonely humans that inhabit it. More »
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The Dallas Cowboys looked awfully good in beating the New Orleans Saints on Sunday night, winning and covering the spread for the third week in a row. Dallas shoots for four in a row when it hosts the 3-1 Houston Texans for a Lone Star State battle Sunday afternoon in Arlington. Point spread: Cowboys opened as 4-point favorites; the total was 46. Show More Summary
Cargill and I close out our two-part two-step through the weird and wonderful world of oddball musicals from the late 70s/early 80s. If you thought Donald Pleasence singing “I Want You So Bad” in Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band was the most bizarre offering we had on our playbill, just wait until you see what we’ve got for you this week. Show More Summary
Check out the premiere of Sam Smith‘s latest music video for “Restart“! The clip features behind-the-scenes footage of the 22-year-old British singer during his summer festival season and tour dates for his debut album In The Lonely Hour. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Sam Smith “‘Restart’ is one of my favorite tracks on [...]
Out crooner Sam Smith has released a new video of him performing his song "Restart", about putting a break up in your rear-view mirror. The song is off of Smith's hit debut "In The Lonely Hour", which he recently shared...
Out in the outer solar system, a lonely human spacecraft has spotted something. JPL describes it thusly: "Cassini Watches Mysterious Feature Evolve in Titan Sea" The press release adds more details, and develops the mystery: The mysterious feature, which appears...
Centuries before Captain Cook explored the South Pacific, Polynesian seafarers in canoes crossed vast swaths of water to colonize lonely islands from Samoa and New Zealand all the way to Hawaii. But how they managed such a feat remains something of a mystery.
Sam Smith has released a video for In The Lonely Hour track “Restart.” It’s comprised of grainy shots of him on his tour bus, goofing off behind the scenes, and going to the beach. It runs the gamut of experiences in Smith’s whirlwind year-long rise to fame, including scenes of him picking up his own [...]
Former Navy SEAL and inspiration for Lone Survivor, Marcus Luttrell is wary of his daughter’s future suitors.
Aron Baynes was the lone member of the San Antonio Spurs 2014 championship squad not on the roster through the summer, but that's now a distant memory. Despite a rumor he may wind up with a Chinese team, Baynes elected to stick withShow More Summary
Monday on CNN's "The Lead," host Jake Tapper said the man who beheaded his co worker in Oklahoma on Thursday, Alton Nolen, was "clearly an Islamic extremist." Tapper said, "Some call this a case of workplace violence. The suspect's devolution...Show More Summary
I didn't have a great time in school (What? An overweight, handicapped girl with horrible acne? I don't believe it!) I was never very good at making friends, and was often lonely. Now, my kids have reached the stage I have been dreading since the day they were born -- elementary school. Show More Summary
Felicity Huffman offered very honest insight into the "bewildering and impossible and lonely" parts of being a mom during a HuffPost Live interview on Monday. "Mothers are both marginalized and also idolized," Huffman told host Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani. Show More Summary
Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is online weekly to chat live with readers. An edited transcript of the chat is below. (Sign up here to get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week. Read Prudie’s Slate columns here. Send questions to Prudence at email@example.com.)
Weezer’s Everything Will Be Alright In The End — which just might be a return to form if songs like “The British Are Coming” and “Lonely Girl” are any indication — is out next week. So it’s time for a media onslaught, and Rivers Cuomo has obliged with an appearance on Marc Maron’s perennially entertaining [...]