Columbus Short will not be returning to Scandal. The actor, who has played Olivia Pope's main confidante and right-hand man, has been fired due to problems in his personal life, namely allegations that Short has been abusing his wife, Tanee McCall. Most recently, Short allegedly put a knife to McCall's throat and…
This week in Mark Frauenfelder Finds the Best Shit, he's tracked down a memoir written by Julie Dawn Cole, the actress who played the Girl Who Had it All But Never Even Knew It, Veruca Salt, in the
good original Willy Wonka.
Have you ever wanted a kid to be quiet and stop drawing on the drywall with their own poop? Well, according to one psychologist, you need to knock that off this instant, because your prejudice against children— or "childism"— is ruining everything.
A team of scientists have spent the last several months studying the moments in a parent's life that seem like they last an eternity— children's temper tantrums. And they found there's a lot more to the angry screaming and flailing and hysterical "I HATE YOU"s than meets the eye.