Nora Ephron Understood Your Post-Christmas Malaise

It's become fashionable to say that your favorite holiday is Thanksgiving, and every so often I say those words. What I mean is that Thanksgiving is a holiday that's entirely about food. The glorious turkey. The stuffing your mother used to make. And pies, pies, pies. When you say your favorite holiday is… » 12/26/12 12:15pm 12/26/12 12:15pm

Would You Watch Game of Thrones as a CW Drama?

Game of Thrones is the best — seriously, it's my favorite show on television these days — but it is pretty soapy. Warring families, forbidden relationships, crazy outfits that involve layers and layers of fur — really, none of that stuff would be out of place on a CW Gossip Girl-esque drama. Add a slow indie song,… » 12/07/12 5:15pm 12/07/12 5:15pm

Listen to the Biggest Pop Songs of 2012 in One Crazy Mashup

As far as pop music goes, 2012 was a year of highs and lows. Adele had another good year with "Skyfall" and the release of the music video for "Set Fire to the Rain," Rihanna ruled the charts with her endlessly catchy "Where Have You Been," and the internet gods were gracious enough to give us Psy and Carly Rae… » 12/04/12 3:50pm 12/04/12 3:50pm

Watch Julianne Moore Beat Sarah Palin at Her Own Game


It's difficult to think of 12 minutes that simultaneously give you a great appreciation for the craft of acting and also make you want to throttle someone. And yet that is exactly what this mashup of Sarah Palin's actual behavior and Julianne Moore's portrayal of it in Game Change accomplishes. The accuracy with… » 3/13/12 11:15pm 3/13/12 11:15pm