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If you’re reading this now, it may be too late. It’s the middle of May, and beach season is right around the corner.
Shaping up for the summer — in two exhausting weeks
| May 21, 2010
Field guide to Facebook
Recently, CNN ran a short piece listing common Facebook personas. CNN ? After our collective jaws dropped, we asked the rhetorical question, "How instructive is the funeral-parlor-stopover of undead zombies like Lou Dobbs and Larry King going to be to t
Log on at your own peril! We take you on a surfing safari and break down the site's 19 most browser-busting bozos.
| September 04, 2009
Masterpieces and mysteries
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that there cannot be too many Jane Austen adaptations for film and television.
‘The Complete Jane Austen’ on WGBH, and making book on the Austen detectives
| January 14, 2008
There is a moment, at the end of a beauty pageant, when the previous year’s winner is forced to place the sparkling crown on a new champion’s head.
In 2008, novels turn to fairies, fashion goes faux green, and Star Trek gets all 90210
| December 26, 2007
Many people will pre-judge Betsy Nilssen — the heroine of Diane Vadino’s debut, Smart Girls Like Me — as another Bridget Jones or Andy Sachs, and that’s a shame.
Diane Vadino’s secret nerd heart
| November 13, 2007
A film about one of the world’s bestselling children’s books and the ballsy British woman behind it marks the stirring return of Babe director Chris Noonan. Watch the trailer for Miss Potter (QuickTime)
Renée Zellweger’s Miss Potter doesn’t peter out
| January 03, 2007
In this masturbative inanity, Jason Friedberg and Aaron Seltzer, the duo who scripted Scary Movie , spoof recent romantic staples like Hitch , Bridget Jones , and My Big Fat Greek Wedding .
Dumb, dumb-dumb-dumb, dumb
| February 23, 2006
For two years as Wonkette, Ana Marie Cox was best known for gleeful daily references to "ass-fucking" and political tawdriness in the blogosphere.
Wonkette trades blog for books
| January 18, 2006
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