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What?? Citizen Kane No Longer Best Picture, After 50-Year Reign

I spent some time studying film in college before ultimately switching majors—to a much more… >>

NASA, Cool? When Rocket Scientists Rock Out
NASA, Cool? When Rocket Scientists Rock Out

I will never be mistaken for an astronomy geek (though I did make an effort to see the super moon a… >>

Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver
Books: The Latest Jeffrey Deaver

Best-selling author Jeffery Deaver (The Bone Collector and others) has come out with the latest… >>

If Sandy and Danny Were Hipsters...
If Sandy and Danny Were Hipsters…

"Stranded at the drive-in" would be all the more dramatic if, instead of hopping into your… >>

Elections: Primary News Source Is TV, But Mobile Close Behind
Elections: Primary News Source Is TV, But Mobile Close Behind

You can find politics news on the web in an overwhelming number of places, but to keep up… >>

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Stranded! Our Desert-Island Movie Picks

If you could only watch one movie for the rest of your life, what would it be? Our editors answer… >>

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H.P. Lovecraft’s Horror Stories, for the Low Price of Free

Beloved horror author H.P. Lovecraft wrote no fewer than 63 short stories between 1917 and 1935… >>

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If “Clueless” Hit Theaters Today…

I hate to admit it but, yes, there was a time when I had a collection of fluffy pens and said "as… >>

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U.S. Marines Take On “Call Me Maybe”

We've seen "Call Me Maybe" spoofed by politicians and puppets, we've even figured out why it's so… >>

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The 100 Most Valuable Movie Stars

If you're a bit of a cinephile—or just someone who really, really likes celebrities—clear your… >>

Aurora Massacre: Heroes and Victims
Aurora Massacre: Heroes and Victims

As shock and disbelief turn to grief and anger, we continue to follow the coverage of the… >>

Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler
Happy Birthday Raymond Chandler

I’m a big fan of mystery fiction. Police procedurals, detective stories, amateur sleuths… >>

Gun Control: The Most Thoughtful Responses
Gun Control: The Most Thoughtful Responses

Since Friday's killings in Colorado, we've been listening in to the myriad conversations about gun… >>

Best Apps for Stargazing
Best Apps for Stargazing

As a native New Yorker, I never get to see the stars (and no, I don't mean Sarah Jessica Parker or… >>

Yesterday and Today
Yesterday and Today

If you're a fan of The Artist or Martin Scorsese’s Hugo, check out Jeremiah McDonald's… >>

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Batman in Books: The Dark Stories of “The Dark Knight”

In 2008, Warner Bros. Pictures released "The Dark Knight," and the film quickly earned over $1… >>

Vintage Campaign Pride, that Fits to a Tee
Vintage Campaign Pride, that Fits to a Tee

Whether you’re suffering from political burnout or don't want to visually declare your candidate… >>

How to Get a Voice like Adele's
How to Get a Voice like Adele’s

My mom always taught me that I need to speak up more, because my voice is too soft and girlish… >>

Polo, Anyone?
Polo, Anyone?

Have you seen what the American athletes are planning to wear for the opening ceremonies at the… >>

Beat the Heat, Vintage-style
Beat the Heat, Vintage-style

Not to state the obvious, but it has been a hot summer. In fact, weather experts at the National… >>