2014 was full of Hollywood stars behaving oddly (See Shia LaBeouf and Amanda Bynes) and loads of fake viral videos. But this year saw fabrication with dead-serious ripple effects as well. Here are the prevaricators who rose to the top of the LieSpotting list this year:
James Lee Stanley: "Twinkle In Your Eye" is my take on Alzheimer's and on love and loyalty. It's like a three-minute version of The Notebook.
It is natural and empowering to claim your space in the world, but if you are ready to do more and live a legacy-worthy life of impact, here are five steps that you can take today:
Nuns deserve recognition for the things they have accomplished. They are on the front-lines of social justice every single day. They are brilliant women with PhDs who have run colleges and hospitals. This show is only going to serve to drag their vocation through the mud.
Now, for those of you grew up in Utopia and have childhood memories full of magical unicorns farting out rainbows -- more power to you. But for those who venture home to the land that social change and civil liberties forgot, these tips are for you.
op culture has reduced feminism to a fight for body politics and sexual liberation only. It makes us forget about equal employment opportunities, equal access to medical health protection and benefits, sharing parenting responsibilities, and sexual assault and abuse prevention.
Within a span of a week, more than a dozen women died in India after undergoing a sterilization operation, an image of American celebrity Kim Kardashian's exposed buttocks on the cover of Paper magazine went viral, and the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission successfully landed on the surface of a comet.
Celebrities are not here to raise your children or be their role models. You are. While celebrities can be charged with this responsibility because of their powerful influence, the fact of the matter is that their purpose in society is to provide good entertainment.
Would it be bigamy to marry the ass of a woman who is already married to someone else? This question is raised by the recent picture of Kim Kardashian's fundament that appeared on the cover of Paper.
From Kim Kardashian in Paper to Olivia Wilde breastfeeding in Glamour , people love to freak out over what women do with their bodies, how they dress them, how they share them, how many children they do or don't have with them and how they enjoy them.
Net Neutrality. Not to be confused with Net Openness. And certainly not with Right to Be Forgotten.
"I don't understand why everyone is always going on about my butt. I'm Armenian. It's normal."
Once upon a time, there was a little known marketing strategy for brands called The Celebrity Endorsement.
Certainly Mr. Peanut, prodigious captain of industry he appears to have been, had children and his children had children and they are in the world today conducting their affairs with the class and dignity that the mantle of the Peanut name demands.
Three years ago, when Kim Kardashian got divorced after an epically brief 72-day marriage, Salman Rushdie sportingly tweeted a knarled limerick that raised eyebrows - and his twitter following.
Space and booze have been making a lot of news recently. Perhaps someday we'll all be throwing back space beers on Mars.