12:45 pm, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
We realize that there are far graver consequences to the News Corp phone-hacking scandal than the cancellation of a beloved, more-than-two-decades-old cartoon show.
12:00 pm, December 30th | by Hillary Reinsberg
How politically correct is too politically correct?
11:22 am, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
It would be a gross understatement to say a lot has changed in the year since Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, took office.
9:48 am, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
Turns out Apple’s cheeky iPhone assistant Siri has no problem stirring up trouble, even when she’s not busy in the right-to-life game.
8:30 am, December 30th | by Amy Tennery
Remember the alleged creepiness surrounding Mark Hurd’s exit from H-P? The former CEO faced some murky allegations of impropriety and that, coupled with an alleged fake expense report scandal led to his ouster last year. And the whole muckety mess has been shrouded in mystery — until now. And the allegations are shocking.
6:54 pm, December 29th | by Hillary Reinsberg
We honestly had to ask — was his Twitter account hacked?
5:41 pm, December 29th | by Hillary Reinsberg
The hottest new business in Medellin, Colombia isn’t what you’d think. It’s…a female-only taxi service.
5:18 pm, December 29th | by Amy Tennery
EOD Thursday: An amazing Ms. Pac-Man Cereal commercial was unearthed, Newt Gingrich was called a polygamist and Ron Paul won over the “pop stars who peaked 10 years ago” caucus. Read on!
4:36 pm, December 29th | by Amy Tennery
It’s Rewind Thursday — and that means it’s movie time. Have a clip you’d like to nominate? Give it here! firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go ahead, laugh. I don’t care. I completely and totally love “Working Girl,” without a hint of irony. And all off the awfulness that happens to Melanie Griffith in that movie (evil boss, gross Kevin Spacey, gross Alec Baldwin) is made completely worthwhile by A) Joan Cusack, playing “The Best-Best Friend Ever” and B) The end of the movie, which I have included below.
3:30 pm, December 29th | by Amy Tennery
Self-help books. The term should be pretty self-explanatory. And yet — there are so many which prove anathema to the concept of ‘helping self.’