Shakespeare Was Kind of a Greedy Asshole, Argue Judgey Academics

A brand new study of William Shakespeare, the historical person, has revealed once and for all that Roland Emmerich's poors-can't-write movie Anonymous is of absolutely no consequence. Not only was ol' Billy Shakespeare a prolific playwright, poet, and all-around ink-dripping rapscallion, he was also a successful… » 3/31/13 2:30pm 3/31/13 2:30pm

Don't The Miss America Contestants Have Better Talents?

The Miss America pageant airs live this Saturday night at 8pm on TLC (we'll be liveblogging it!), and as you may know, this year, producers are trying to update and modernize the contest. The original pageant, begun in 1921, was basically something to entertain vacationers on the boardwalk in Atlantic City: Women… » 1/25/08 2:30pm 1/25/08 2:30pm