Daniel Handler/Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown Donated $1M to Planned Parenthood

Author Daniel Handler (more widely known as The Series of Unfortunate Events’ Lemony Snicket) and illustrator/artist Lisa Brown, a married couple, have generously pledged to donate a whopping $1 million to Planned Parenthood, just as it’s being threatened with a loss of funding from the federal government. »9/29/15 3:00pm9/29/15 3:00pm

Lemony Snicket Author Apologizes for Racist Joke, Donates Money

In an apology that's about as good as apologies get, Lemony Snicket author Daniel Handler has said that he is sorry for his comments at the National Book Awards Wednesday, which he called "monstrously inappropriate and yes, racist." He's also donated $10,000 to raise money for an organization devoted to diversity in… »11/21/14 10:50am11/21/14 10:50am

Lauren Conrad Takes Down Book-Shredding 'Craft' Video After Learning What a Book Is

Okay, first of all, I actually really really like Lauren Conrad. I think she seems like a genuinely nice (if harmlessly shallow and sometimes clueless) human being. But second of all, this fucking video—in which LC, published author, informs acolytes that "a great way to display books" is to completely destroy all… »8/16/12 8:45pm8/16/12 8:45pm