January 27, 2014
‘Sherlock’ Season 3 Episode 2 Recap: “The Sign Of Three”
In its brief two-and-a-half season tenure, Sherlock has always struggled with its second episode. I doubt anyone remembers much of “The Blind Banker” beyond a collection of painful racial stereotypes, and iconic as its source material is, “The…
Elizabeth Banks To Direct 'Pitch Perfect 2' (Exclusive)
Elizabeth Banks will make her feature directorial debut with Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to Universal and Gold Circle’s hit 2012 musical comedy. Banks, who also co-starred in and produced the original, is returning in the same capacity to the sequel. Anna Kendrick and Rebel Wilson, who also starred in the original, are likely to return, according to insiders.
Help! My Brother Acts As If His In-Laws Are His Only Real Family.
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…
Teen Mom Week In Review: Gary Shares A Brand New Pic Of Amber And Leah, Teen Mom 2 Cast Sparks Season 6 Rumors And More
Teen Mom 2 season 5 is in full swing here at OKMagazine.com, in case you couldn’t tell. We’ve been posting weekly exclusive clips, interviews, recaps and more all about the new season! But let’s not forget that these ladies still have lives outside…
Is Your “Extra-Virgin” Olive Oil Really Extra-Virgin? Here’s How To Find Out.
If you picked up the New York Times yesterday, you may have learned an alarming fact from an entertaining graphic in the Sunday Review section. “Extra Virgin Suicide” by Nicholas Blechman—which has been deftly GIF-ified on the Times website—explains…
The 5 Most Elaborately Hidden Video Game Easter Eggs
For the most part, secrets in video games are difficult to find, but not impossible. After all, the point of sticking something neat in a video game is for people to find it and bathe in its hot, sticky awesomeness. Some developers, however, prefer…
Lean In, The Movie: An Exclusive Peek At The Sheryl Sandberg-Inspired Script.
Late last week, it was reported that Sony Pictures had bought the rights to Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book, Lean In. Today, Slate has obtained an exclusive first look at the script. We can’t wait to see how it all comes together on the big…
Grammys: Daft Punk Takes Off Helmets, Celebrates Big Wins With Star-Studded Dance Party
Daft Punk followed their Grammy wins for album and record of the year with an exclusive, star-studded dance party at the Park Plaza Hotel on Sunday night. The electronic duo took over two floors of the venue for a bash that featured a light-up disco…
OK! First Look: Jenelle Goes Mini-Golfing On Her First Date With Nathan On This Week's Teen Mom 2
If you ever wondered what Jenelle Evans and Nathan Griffith did on their very first date, ponder no longer. On this week’s Teen Mom 2 we’ll get to see what it was like back in June when Jenelle started talking to her now-baby-daddy Nathan, and how…
All Joy And No Fun: Talking To Jennifer Senior About The State Of Modern Parenting Culture.
There was a moment three or four years ago when the media could not stop talking about how miserable parents were—especially mothers. We prefer doing pretty much anything to taking care of our offspring (even housework!), we get less sleep, and…
Resolutions We've Already Broken
We're only one month into 2014 but it seems like a million years ago that we made those hopeful promise to ourselves before we smooched our love ones at midnight. If we're gonna be honest, most of us have already cheated, loosened or straight up gave up on our resolutions.
Trent Reznor Offers "A Heartfelt FUCK YOU" To Grammy Organizers For Cutting His Performance · The A.V. Club
Trent Reznor has never been a huge fan of the Grammys, and that probably won’t change after last night. Reznor closed out the show with members of Nine Inch Nails and Queens Of The Stone Age, as well as Dave Grohl and Lindsey Buckingham.…
Hillary Clinton: I Haven't Driven A Car Since 1996
The former first lady and potential 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, who has had drivers for much of her three decades in public life, said Monday that she hasn't driven a car since 1996. Clinton made the confession at the National Automobile…
Cory Monteith’s Name Is Misspelled During Grammys In Memoriam
Any awards show has its best and worst moments, its big performances and bathroom breaks. But the 2014 Grammys last night had one super cringe-worthy moment. During the always sad in memoriam segment, lost Glee star Cory Monteith‘s face came on…
One Of The Financial Industry's Harshest Critics Joins Board Of Spain's Biggest Bank
Sheila Bair, the former FDIC chairman and a fierce critic of the financial industry and its regulators, has joined the board of Santander as an independent director. She said the board seat “will provide yet another avenue for continuing my commitment to reforming the global financial system.”
And Now Quentin Tarantino Is Suing Gawker Over His Leaked Movie Script · The A.V. Club
The leak of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight continues to have wider repercussions than the director refusing to make it, or Bruce Dern being momentarily aware that Quentin Tarantino is mad at him before returning to palling around with Jack…
David Cross Takes Aim At Self-Absorbed Social Media
“I don’t give a fuck, it’s a waste of my time, and I guess I’ll keep writing movies about how lame you are.” The alt-comedy icon made his directorial debut with the Sundance film Hits, which delivers a few brutal shots at fame and Facebook in the 21st century.
The ULTIMATE Non-Cardio Workout
Do you want to stick to your 2014 fitness goals but can't bring yourself to do the ol' treadmill-elliptical-stationary-bike routine again this week? We're all for a great cardio-focused workout, but sometimes you just need a break. So, we asked… While these seven hard-hitting Pilates movements will get your heart pumping, they'll also help lengthen and stretch your body and strengthen your core. Remember, with Pilates exercises, the goal is small, controlled movements. Less is more. Focus on your form and breathing. So, give the gym a rest. Ahead, seven do-anywhere moves to tighten, tone, and help you feel incredible. Photographed By Amelia Alpaugh. Modeled By Brooke Silar.
Girl, Get Your Life Together!
Is getting organized on your list of things to do this year? Did you even make a list of things to do this year? Sigh...SMH. Getting organized should be at the top, yes before losing 30 lbs and finding true love! We'll give you some helpful tips to make this year the year you get and (Lord willing) stay organized.
Ugandan President Calls For Scientific Proof That Homosexuality Is Not Genetic
“Unless I have got confirmation from scientists that this condition is not genetic, but a behaviour that is acquired, I will not sign” the pending Anti-Homosexuality Bill, President Yoweri Museveni told his party during a meeting Friday, according to a Ugandan newspaper.
Quentin Tarantino Suing Gawker Over Leaked 'Hateful Eight' Script (Exclusive)
Quentin Tarantino has filed a copyright lawsuit against Gawker Media for allegedly disseminating copies of his script, The Hateful Eight. Last week, the famous director was outraged after details about the Western circulated. He was so irate that he told the media that he wouldn't be making the picture as his next film.
Hillary Clinton Hasn't Driven A Car Since 1996
"The last time I actually drove a car myself was 1996," Clinton said speaking at the New Orleans meeting of the National Automobile Dealers Association. Clinton called it a "regret" of having a public life, but joked the Secret Service remembers well the last time she drove.
Supreme Court Says Nuns Can Be Exempt From ObamaCare Mandate During Case
The court ordered the group, the Little Sisters of the Poor, to inform the Department of Health and Human Services in writing that they will not comply with the requirement under the health care law that employers must offer contraceptive coverage.
Grammys 2014: Trent Reznor Tweets 'F--- You' After His Performance Is Cut Short
Trent Reznor isn't happy about being played off at the Grammys on Sunday night. The Nine Inch Nails frontman took the stage at Staples Center, playing "Copy of A" from his 2013 album Hesitation Marks, as the final performance of the show. He was joined by Fleetwood Mac singer/guitarist Lindsey Buckingham, along with Dave Grohl,…
Stop Playing Candy Crush And Learn A Language Instead—It’s Just As Much Fun
In mid-December, Apple named Duolingo—a piece of language-learning software—its 2013 iPhone app of the year. Since then, I swear every native English speaker of my acquaintance has suddenly begun guten tag-ing, buongiorno-ing, and comment ça va-ing.…
Workforce Aging: BLS Says To Expect Older Companies.
Population aging and demographic change normally get discussed in terms of the rising share of retired people to working-age ones. But in practice different people retire at different ages for different reasons. And over the past 20 years, the share…