April 29, 2013
Senate Republicans Quiz Labor Department On Purported Payments For Labor Unions Worldwide
“At a time when our federal budget is deteriorating rapidly … it is troubling to us that the department appears to be spending millions of dollars of taxpayer funds to establish labor unions and promote collective bargaining in foreign countries,”…
Your ‘Mad Men’ Season 6, Episode 5 Talking Points
No current TV show generates more Monday morning conversation than Mad Men. With that in mind, Flavorwire is recapping Season 6′s Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce by giving you a handful of talking points to spark your own water-cooler debate. Last… From Joan awkwardly hugging Dawn to Peggy awkwardly (yet sincerely) hugging her secretary — and then sending her home after deciding that some things really are more important than work — “The Flood” not only revealed where the characters stand on Civil Rights, but also examined their capacity for empathy. While some (Betty, Harry Crane) were unable to see beyond the personal inconvenience of riots and somber news updates, others were devastated, and couldn’t help questioning their own existences in light of King’s murder. Let’s examine the three most fascinating reactions:
Relief Pitcher Turned Actor Brad Lesley Dies At 54
Brad “The Animal” Lesley, who parlayed his short stint as a hard-throwing Major League Baseball relief pitcher into an acting career, died last weekend from kidney failure. He was 54. Lesley’s ex-wife Chiho Svimonoff told TMZ that he had been living in a nursing home for the past seven months, where he was receiving dialysis. He was rushed to a hospital Saturday night in Marina del Rey.
ESPN's Chris Broussard Calls Homosexuality A Sin During Jason Collins Segment (Video)
ESPN's Chris Broussard is getting flack online after he called homosexuality a "sin" during a Monday episode of Outside the Lines. In a special one-hour episode covering the immediate effects of Washington Wizards center Jason Collins' coming out as a gay man on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Broussard briefly started discussing his personal beliefs about homosexuality.
Dear Prudence: My Daughter Lied About Being A Stripper For Years.
Emily Yoffe, aka Dear Prudence, is on Washingtonpost.com 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…
Naoelle Top Chef 2013 : Le Buzz Autour Du Nom Du Vainqueur Va-t-il Profiter à M6?
TOP CHEF - À mesure que la finale de Top Chef de ce lundi s'approche, les fuites sur le nom du gagnant sont quotidiennes. Vendredi 26 avril, c'était au tour du Figaro d'affirmer que Naöelle a gagné l'émission. Chez M6, contacté par Le HuffPost, on…
‘Revenge’ Season 2, Episode 19 Recap: Last Night’s Winners And Losers
Life is so much more interesting in the Hamptons. At least, it is in the soap world of Revenge, where it’s a high-class hotbed for the exploits of the rich, beautiful, and irrevocably corrupt. Though it’s quite different for the beguiling Emily…
'American Horror Story: Coven' Adds Gabourey Sidibe
Gabourey Sidibe is heading from The Big C to American Horror Story: Coven. The Oscar nominee (Precious) has been added to the cast of the third season of the FX anthology series, showrunner Ryan Murphy revealed Monday. "Thrilled to announce Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe is joining the cast of 'American Horror Story: Coven,' " Murphy tweeted.
Woman Pulled Over With Bong And Marijuana In Her Vagina
23-year-old Stephanie Anne Lopez was riding shotgun with her boyfriend when he was pulled over by police for changing lanes erratically. The officer smelled the odor of marijuana and Lopez blurted out, not realizing the “In My Pants” drinking game…