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10 New Year's Resolutions For The Newly Engaged

Xochitl Gonzalez | Posted 03.01.2014 | Home
Xochitl Gonzalez

Somewhere, personalizing a wedding got confused with slapping a monogram on anything that was markable, and replicating every cute idea seen around the blogosphere.

Deliver Us From Stupid Hollywood Films

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.27.2013 | Home
Marshall Fine

At this point in movie history, the Hollywood studios are to movies what McDonald's is to cuisine: a factory producing products that are nearly identical in their lack of depth, quality or concern for the viewing audience's intellect.

Pink Shoes Spark Heated Debate

Posted 12.12.2012 | HuffPost Live 321

A photo of a little boy wearing pink shoes has caused a bit of stir in the blogosphere. HuffPost Live host Abby Huntsman discussed the web spat with c...

7 Must-Read Blogs For Post 50 Women

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 11.27.2012 | Home

The Urban Dictionary describes "blogosphere" as something akin to a million lunatics wandering the streets mumbling to themselves. Write it all down a...

Blogs Never Promised You a Rose Garden

Ming Holden | Posted 09.24.2012 | Home
Ming Holden

Woe betide the generation experiencing the same risks as the one preceding! Who wants the adolescence their parents had, with the very same cultural trends and limitations? No one, and that's the entire Kevin Bacon Footloose-ing point.

Why, as the Gates of Newsgathering Information Have Been Opening, the Minds of Its Audience Have Been Closing?

Daniel R. Schwarz | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Daniel R. Schwarz

Even as the Internet has opened the gates of information and replaced the gatekeeping function of major news media, the American news audience has become more close-minded it its desire to consider diverse opinions.

Anatomy of a Smear

Andrew Reinbach | Posted 08.12.2012 | Home
Andrew Reinbach

On June 11, Republicans sent a letter to Attorney General Eric Holder demanding he investigate alleged attempts to intimidate bloggers called SWAT-ing.

Introducing a Blog Blog

Lindsay Hoffman | Posted 06.20.2012 | Home
Lindsay Hoffman

Blogs can serve as a great outlet for college students to voice their concerns and opinions in a mediated environment that is often saturated with viewpoints from established players.

Linsanity: The Point God of Sports Memes

Chi Tung | Posted 04.10.2012 | Home
Chi Tung

For every one of us eager to claim Lin in our racial draft, there's Lin himself, shrugging off the portentous hype because he's too busy making love to pressure to tangle with Asian American identity politics.

Music Blogs React to Megaupload Seizure and Cyberlocker Lockdowns

Jason Sigal | Posted 03.27.2012 | Home
Jason Sigal

Even if they were just the new sleazy middleman in the distribution chain, millions of users had come to rely on Megaupload for very legitimate uses. Now their files are gone.

The Joys of Blogging

Richard Schiffman | Posted 03.18.2012 | Home
Richard Schiffman

I am one of the print writers who was dragged to the internet kicking and screaming. Now, you won't hear a peep from me. What changed this squawking, blogger-mocking crow into a grinning little dove of the blogosphere?

Blogging in Bombay: Miss Malini Builds a Business

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 03.12.2012 | Home
Marissa Bronfman

Malini Agarwal is India's most famous blogger; an independent, effervescent young woman who has turned a hobby into a business, desire into reality and a whole lot of passion into an enormously successful brand.

Can't Miss Blogs For Post50s

Posted 01.11.2012 | Home

Now that you've friended your kids on Facebook and joined the Twitter-revolution, it's time to up the ante and tackle the vast territory where "web" m...

Amanda Terkel

Obama Staffer Bashes 'Firebagger Lefty Blogosphere' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.17.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- The Obama campaign's point person in New Mexico recently sent an email to supporters defending the president's position on the debt deal...

The Lion's Den That Was Netroots Nation

Sally Kohn | Posted 08.20.2011 | Home
Sally Kohn

Should the "professional left" aggressively push the Obama administration to do more for working families? Hell yeah! Yet the tone of the questioning was infinitely more critical than friendly.

The Need to Question Supposed Certain Sex 'Conditions'

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

The latest to get called out on concocting a condition is CNN blogger and sex expert Ian Kerner, who elicited harsh reactions with Sexual Attention Deficit Disorder (SADD).

Dead Moms = Better Dads?

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Vicki Larson

There was a lot of excitement two years ago when Clive Owen's movie The Boys Are Back, based on the true story of a single dad, was released. A lot of...

We Party Patriots: Making Labor Work Online

Brandon Perkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Brandon Perkins

A new online media outlet called We Party Patriots aims to deliver news for the common good of the American worker. We spoke with the site's creator, who answered some questions about the launch.

Top Travel Blogs to Discover

Michael Hodson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Hodson

These folks give you the excellent writing, photography, travel tips and insight you would find in magazines, but don't charge a dime for it online.

Setting the Record Straight on "Fixing Foreclosure-Gate"

Jason Gold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Gold

I have respect for those who work hard every day in sorting out policy problems. Given these stakes, the debate should be a fair one that debates proposals on their merits, not on faulty assumptions.

Women, Power, and Politics: What Are You Willing to Do?

Lily Blau | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lily Blau

What, exactly, are feminism's current goals? As Sarah Palin and the 2008 election, as well as the most recent one in 2010, proved, it isn't necessarily a question of just getting women into power.

Friday Talking Points [151] -- Obama's Speech

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chris Weigant

To honor the fallen this week, we're going to refrain from our usual heated political rhetoric here for a change. It's only fitting, really, after su...

Not Another Year-End List!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Michael Sigman

Why am I so obsessed with American politics in the first place? Does it really matter, or does interest in politics merely occupy the same part of the brain that used to handle starting line-ups, batting averages and RBI's?

Writers' Prey and Getting Paid

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Liane Kupferberg Carter

I didn't become a writer solely to earn money. But getting paid validates a writer's professionalism. And remember, without their writers, publishers would have no product to peddle.

Electoral Defeat Shows It's Time Progressive Bloggers Started Caring About the Labor Movement

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mike Elk

Perhaps after the recent election losses, bloggers will stop viewing elections as the key to challenging corporate power -- and instead focus on creating power in the workplace.