Weird. I thought I had more links this week. Oh well – they’re still fun! COMICS! Just for fun here’s the four-page, connected action scene from Steranko’s Nick Fury. Dang, that’s an amazing comic. This is an interesting post about the Silver Age and its creators with a lot of links to other places, including [...]
Welcome back to another edition of Kickstart This, FirstShowing's weekly column dedicated to spreading the word about cool indie projects that need your help to become a reality. This week, we're taking a look at "a film that utilizes and celebrates practical creature effects" called Harbinger Down. Show More Summary
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans this coming week to test the Republican filibuster threat against Richard Cordray. Read more...
Greg Sullivan, Microsoft's Windows Phone marketing lead, was grinning from ear to ear when we sat down for an interview earlier this week. Market research firm IDC had just anointed his phone platform a solid Number 3, beating the once-dominant...Show More Summary
This is a weekly column from freelancer Rowan Kaiser, which focuses on "Western" role-playing games: their stories, their histories, their mechanics, their insanity, and their inanity. I had my World of Warcraft year. In 2007, when 'The...Show More Summary
“I have been amazed and inspired by the youth that I’ve worked with, with their dedication and motivation to help their countrymen and to try to make their communities better places,” says Leslie Mwinnyaa in this week’s podcast. When Mwinnyaa arrived in the Ellembelle district of coastal Ghana as a Peace Corps volunteer she found [...]
This is another edition of Short Starts, where we present a weekly short film(s) from the start of a filmmaker or actor’s career. The new animated feature Epic doesn’t seem to be high on a lot of lists of anticipated summer movies, but it is sure to draw in the kids. Show More Summary
This week’s video covers numerous charts that support a bullish intermediate-term outlook for stocks. After you click play, use the button in the lower-right corner of the video player to view in full-screen mode. Hit Esc to exit full-screen mode.
Strutting onto the stage at this week's Arab Media Forum (AMF) to a burst of applause and cheers, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef had a captive...
By Sean Bellamy McNulty: The SPRD Euro Stoxx 50 (FEZ) and the Euro (FXE) began to decouple at the beginning of May. (click to enlarge) This is a significant break from the past, with the 3 week daily correlation at a 4 year low of -0.5092. (click...Show More Summary
Conde’ Nast Traveler has just posted three videos featuring my advice on a variety of subjects. In this week’s edition of tips from our Top Travel Specialists Collection, we hear from Gary Leff, our specialist when it comes to award tickets and cashing in all manner of frequent flier (and frequent guest) points. In these [...]Show More Summary
This week on NSFW Sunday: how to flirt, how to spank, how to have a lesbian affair if you live in the 1920s and more.
Ben Affleck hosted this week's season finale of Saturday Night Live, but an even bigger reason to tune in was to see Stefon's final visit to Weekend Update. Since Bill Hader is leaving the show, we had a feeling that Stefon would be spotlighted - and boy, were we right. Show More Summary
On simplicity, night visions & doing what you damn well please. by Alexandra Franzen, “If you have a simple dream, simply do it. f you have an un-simple dream, strip it down to one string.” Tender Buttons: Objects, guest post by Lisa Congdon for the Chronicle Books blog, “For Tender Buttons, concepting was an important [...]Show More Summary
Ezra Klein recently wrote a piece imagining President Obama going Bulworth, including this pretend exchange: Q: Sir, you've been criticized in recent weeks for being overly passive. And as you say here, it's your view the government isn't doing enough on the problems facing the American people. Show More Summary
Lisa Vanderpump's hubby Ken escaped the long arm of the law this week -- when he was pulled over by a cop in West Hollywood... for something that probably WASN'T EVEN HIS FAULT!!!Here's the deal -- sources tell us an eagle-eyed cop spotted Ken's…
If our viral video recap is any indicator, there's a boatload of animal news to catch up on this week. Good thing it's the weekend, so snuggle up and prepare for a healthy dose of furry fun. As usual, cats were adorbs this week, but Rev the dog was the true star, crooning to an Adele ballad like a real diva. Show More Summary
Ah, Sunday. Did the work week keep you busy? Was Saturday a whirlwind of errands and obligations? Feel like you haven't had a chance to catch up? Well, here's what you may have missed this week, compiled just for you. Grab a cup of joe and get reading!
(Weekly Roundup | Not Always Right) Weekly Roundup | Not Always RightWeekly Roundup | Not Always RightWeekly Roundup: Zombies. This week’s roundup is about the undead. ‘Nuff said. Five Days Later (6,534 thumbs up) Jane Austinpocalypse...Show More Summary
Last week, Sports Illustrated published a story that took a deeper look at the medical staff changes that Penn State made this offseason. The story was hyped and teased with the question of whether or not athletics still hold too much influence at Penn State approximately 18 months after the startling revelations of the Jerry Sandusky fiasco. Show More Summary