The Daily Beast’s John McWhorter–linguist, professor, political commentator—has written a concerned meditation on the future of writing composition in America, hinged loosely on the fact that Kim Kardashian’s tweets are not as literate as letters penned by Civil War soldiers.
Elizabeth Wurtzel is pissed at today's youth—which she dubs "the lamest generation"—because they suck at being in their 20s. And she should know, because she's 46. Or something? Also, she finds Lena Dunham's thighs "inexcusable." Can 60 Minutes just give her Andy Rooney's vacated segment already?
Tina Brown, who became editor of Tatler at the age of 25 and was the first female editor of the New Yorker, is being pushed out of The Daily Beast, reports BuzzFeed. Criticism for Brown's leadership has grown over the past few years, especially surrounding the Beast's brief and unsuccessful partnership with Newsweek.…
Quentin Tarantino's long awaited so-called "masterpiece" Inglourious Basterds opened today at Cannes, and although reviews of the film are varied, most seem to agree that it isn't his best work.