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Questions for Douglas Kennedy, Author of 'Five Days'

Nina Darnton | Posted 01.25.2015 | Home
Nina Darnton

Here's what he divulged on the art of noveling, his trademark complex heroines, the circumstances that keep up tethered to our own unhappiness, and his latest book, Five Days.

Seeking: The Perfect Nonprofit Job

Simone N. Sneed | Posted 01.21.2015 | Impact
Simone N. Sneed

For nonprofits and social enterprises to be successful, we need passionate people with phenomenal skills in place. Once you have made the decision that you're ready to dedicate your career to a specific social cause, it can be hard to know where to start.

Too Early for Flowers, Just in Time for Kurt Sipolski

Loren Kleinman | Posted 01.19.2015 | Home
Loren Kleinman

"Post-Polio Syndrome affects most survivors, in which the muscles become much weaker from overuse and I certainly am no exception. I gym daily, but use a cane often."

Interview: Mikaela Hoover Talks Guardians of the Galaxy and More!

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.17.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

I had a chance to talk to the actress recently about her turn as Glenn Close's assistant in the Marvel Studios pic, and she was happy to share stories of her time on the set, including what it was like working so close to Close.

My First Interview with Yasser Arafat

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics
Daoud Kuttab

I often wonder if things would have turned differently if Fatah indeed had turned into a proper political party with a clear nation-building agenda, an economic plan, elections and rotation of power.

INTERVIEW: Jon Stewart & Maziar Bahari on Rosewater

Zaki Hasan | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment
Zaki Hasan

For fifteen years, Jon Stewart has been "America's Most Trusted Newsman" as host of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, even as he'd be the first to tell you he's not an actual newsman.

Gratitude Speaks: Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn

Miriam Ava | Posted 01.12.2015 | Impact
Miriam Ava

Gratitude Speaks creates worlds. Gratitude Speaks brings forth what has not existed before. It's wild, and free, and magical. Through Gratitude Speaks...

Interstellar's David Gyasi Goes One on One

Danai P. Maraire | Posted 01.07.2015 | Black Voices
Danai P. Maraire

I sat down with actor David Gyasi recently to discuss the film, his big-name co-stars and teaming up with director and cinematic visionary Christopher Nolan for an additional run in what is sure to be an awards season favorite.

How to Mentally Prepare for Life After College

FindSpark | Posted 04.07.2015 | College

The years spent in college are a time of personal growth, invaluable education, and a plethora of new experiences. We live, we learn, we discover. The awesome part is that this process continues beyond these four years-- it's lifelong.

The Perils of the Automated Online Interview

Lance Katigbak | Posted 01.05.2015 | College
Lance Katigbak

By outsourcing interviews, hiring managers are discriminating upon those who have stage fright and are simply not used to being in front of a camera, while showing preference for those who are more confident in front of one.

ReThink Interview: Jake Paltrow, Writer/Director of Young Ones

Jonathan Kim | Posted 12.30.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

I guess I'm saying that now I understand those list-making lovers of obscure films, and to prove it, I'd like to express my affection for Young Ones, a film written and directed by Jake Paltrow that you almost certainly haven't heard of but definitely shouldn't miss.

Jon Stewart: Hosting 'Meet The Press' Was 'Crazy Idea'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.03.2014 | Media

Jon Stewart thinks the idea of him hosting "Meet the Press" was "crazy." Earlier this month rumors started swirling that NBC News had been eyeing ...

The Toast's Mallory Ortberg On Her New Book: 'It's A Party With Dead People Who Never Existed'

Lidia Jean Kott | Posted 01.03.2015 | Home
Lidia Jean Kott

Mallory Ortberg has read more books than you have. She's the star of a feminist website with a literary twist, The Toast, which she runs with co-edito...

Walead Beshty at the Curve, Barbican Centre, London (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 01.01.2015 | Arts

"A Partial Disassembling of an Invention Without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in Which the Pulleys and Cogwheels Are Lying Around at Rand...

Mutual Selection Process

Jodi R. R. Smith | Posted 12.29.2014 | Business
Jodi R. R. Smith

There are times when events come full circle. After a recent MBA program on Professional Protocol, a young man stayed afterwards to ask a question. ...

Mike Tyson: 'Don Lemon's Full Of Sh-t'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 10.30.2014 | Media

Retired heavyweight champion Mike Tyson joined CNN's Don Lemon on Wednesday night to plug his new cartoon on Adult Swim, "Mike Tyson Mysteries," which...

Jim Heimann's Very Brief History of L.A. for Visitors

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.29.2014 | Arts
Bettina Korek

The following interview with Jim Heimann was translated into Chinese for the ForYourArt Guide to Los Angeles, published on the occasion of The Los Angeles Project, an exhibition of Los Angeles artists at the Ullens Center for Contemporary Art in Beijing.

Realty Mogul Is Changing The Crowdfunding Game

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

When it comes to crowdfunding, sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are the first to come to mind. However, crowdfunding in the real estate space has ...

Get to Know the Job Well

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

There's only one interview technique that matters... Do your homework so you can listen to the answers and react to them and ask follow-ups. Do your h...

A Seventh Edition of the Mother-Daughter Book Club? If You Can Wait Until 2016, Author Says

Michael Levin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Home
Michael Levin

Does it surprise Frederick that in an era of truncated attention spans millions of girls are attracted to the rather lengthy novels she writes?

Still They Rise Against the Machine

Salvatore Bono | Posted 12.22.2014 | Chicago
Salvatore Bono

With their relentless touring schedule, Rise Against show no signs of stopping and prove that like a fine wine, they are getting better with age. I spoke with singer Tim McIlrath about their history, work ethic, new album, and the responsibility a socially aware band has to their audience.

Former South Sudanese Child Soldier Emmanuel Jal Shares His Experiences & Addresses the Business of Foreign Aid [Video]

Ferrari Sheppard | Posted 12.21.2014 | World
Ferrari Sheppard

In his latest artistic endeavor to spread peace through art, former child soldier Emmanuel Jal, stars in this Fall's "The Good Lie" alongside Reese Witherspoon.

How Dollar Shave Club Grows As A Business

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin explains how finding great talent is the key to growing his business. Aol's BeOn group creates custom edito...

Dollar Shave Club Founder Expounds On Marketing Ideas

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

Dollar Shave Club founder Michael Dubin discusses how he uses fun language to deliver facts about his products. Aol's BeOn group creates custom edi...

Dollar Shave Club CEO Explains Business Strategy

Nadine Cheung | Posted 01.09.2015 | Business

It's not easy keeping up a clean shave. This is something Michael Dubin and his business partner identified as a problem, and with their sound strateg...