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Brooklyn State Of Mind: DUMBO Arts Center

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 11.02.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Brooklyn has been the last word in New York cool for a few years now, with bands like MGMT, Sleigh Bells and White Rabbits waxing lyrical about the ne...

2011 Fall TV Comedy Previews (VIDEOS/PHOTOS)

Matt Wilstein | Posted 11.02.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

It's September, which means the new fall TV season is upon us. Before you sign your life away to hours of life-shortening couch time, watch previews ...

Thoughts From A Road Trip of Reflection

Porter Gale | Posted 11.01.2011 | Travel
Porter Gale

A variety of families from different parts of California gather at the hippie camp for a week of "temporary community." Days are spent picking berries, gathering eggs, floating on inner tubes and milking Delilah the cow.

FIRST LOOK: NBC Stars Go Dancing, Singing... And Hysterically Crying

Posted 11.01.2011 | Entertainment

The stars of "Community" promise that they're going to "be less weird than the first two years combined." Of course, they made the promise in the form...

Patton Oswalt Perfectly Compares NYC and L.A. In A.V. Club Interview

Posted 10.31.2011 | Comedy

In an eye-opening Patton Oswalt interview with The A.V. Club's Genevieve Koski published on Wednesday, Oswalt speaks eloquently and at length about th...

John Goodman Terrorizing 'Community'

Posted 10.27.2011 | Entertainment

The air conditioning department is about to bring the heat at Greendale. NBC has released the first promo for the third season of "Community," the ...

With Apologies To Hillary It Does Take a Village

John M. Eger | Posted 10.24.2011 | Education
John M. Eger

The new thinking skills that are necessary to succeed in the 21st century workplace demand creativity and innovation, for these are the ingredients to success and survival in the new global economy.

The Dirty Truth of Summer: Why I Don't Want to Go Back to Washington

Olivia Morgan | Posted 10.22.2011 | Politics
Olivia Morgan

I don't want to go back to Washington because of the inescapable feeling there that everyone is too busy posturing to consider getting their hands dirty accomplishing anything.

PHOTOS: What Do You Travel With?

Posted 10.22.2011 | Travel

Baggage: we've all got it. For travel writers and editors it usually comes in the form of a black wheelie bag exhibiting numerous rips and scratches, ...

Ramadan Reflection Day 20: Taking Care Of Converts

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 01.14.2012 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

In regards to the convert experience, make a point to invite and include those who are new Muslims to your gatherings, as well as just people in general. You can start in the next couple of weeks.

New Collar: Detroit's Working Class Youth

Turnstyle | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

PHOTOS: 15 New Artists You Oughta Know

Posted 10.16.2011 | Celebrity

Let's face it. If you're stuck with the same iTunes playlist on repeat, then it's probably time to update your music collection. So why not start with...

Reconnecting Through an App: Hello Sunshine, Goodbye Gym

Jennifer Ketcham | Posted 10.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Jennifer Ketcham

Since the discovery of my hips, I've been trying to slim them down, and as a result have spent thousands of dollars on gym memberships where I get toned under bad fluorescent lighting.

What We Shouldn't Leave to Debate: Our Nation's Priorities

Gary A. Officer | Posted 10.11.2011 | Impact
Gary A. Officer

Deficit reduction will hurt those that are most vulnerable: our nation's low-income and lower-middle class families, the backbone of America, living on the precipice of unthinkable loss.

Graffiti Parks May Be the Answer

John M. Eger | Posted 10.09.2011 | Arts
John M. Eger

The graffiti problem isn't unique to LA. Most cities see this as a growing epidemic. But "artistic expression" is real, and in what is fast becoming a "creative and innovation economy" could be a good thing for cities across America.

WATCH: New York Through The David Rockwell Lens

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 10.07.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

David Rockwell is no stranger to the theatre and entertainment world. First inspired from a young age by his mother's community theatre in New Jersey,...

John Goodman Lands Hilariously Evil New Role

Posted 09.25.2011 | Entertainment

In Dean Pelton, the study group at Greendale Community College have a quirky pain in the butt, but at least he's well intentioned. Sure, he has peculi...

WATCH: The Best Comedy At Comic-Con 2011

Matt Wilstein | Posted 09.24.2011 | Comedy
Matt Wilstein

This year at Comic-Con, many comedy films and TV shows held panels and screenings in an attempt to win over the all-powerful fan boys.

A Scar Is Born: Michael K. Williams Of 'The Wire' Will Join 'Community' Next Season

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 09.22.2011 | Home

UPDATE: Vulture reports that John Goodman will also be joining the series as a new vice dean of "air conditioning repair"! It's rare that a piece ...

5 Ways to Network and Make Friends in College

Uloop | Posted 07.19.2011 | College

It is important to step outside of these comfort zones in order to shape and create a larger friend base that can aid you in the future, especially when looking for work.

Why Artists Love Google+

The Atlantic | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts

Lots of artists are posting their work on Google+. We got in touch with a few of them to ask about their experience so far. The response? They love it...

The Right To Read

Martin J. Blank | Posted 09.18.2011 | Education
Martin J. Blank

While we may hesitate about declaring that children have the "right" to read, what we cannot dispute is that it is our shared responsibility to create the conditions that enable them to read.

PHOTOS: 'Community' Stars Wrestle In Lingerie, Talk Comedy

Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment

Perhaps Alison Brie and Gillian Jacobs should have sent some advanced copies of these photos to a certain group of bigwigs a few days ago? Brie and...

Economic Revival Requires a Revival of Our National Community

Steven Cohen | Posted 09.10.2011 | Politics
Steven Cohen

As the nation's debt deadline approaches, and the political and media gamesmanship in our nation's capital increases in intensity, I find myself thinking more and more about community.

The Youth Are Leading Change in Brazil

Akhtar Badshah | Posted 09.06.2011 | Impact
Akhtar Badshah

The magic of Brazil is that there is no conflict between economic growth and lifting people out of poverty. I saw a clear sense of priority and investment in youth as the driver.