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Get a Grip

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.30.2014 | Women
Marcia Liss

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Fall Movies Every Mom Will See

Liz Kozak | Posted 09.29.2014 | Parents
Liz Kozak

Rather than feel a little sad for yourself when the rest of the world is talking about the complicated relationships in This is Where I Leave You or what they think of Angelina's second directorial effort, take comfort in reviewing this handy guide to your must-see fall movies.

Gilligan's Island, Where Were You When The Minnow Ran Aground?

David Kanegis | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
David Kanegis

It seems hard to believe that 50 years have elapsed since the debut of Gilligan's Island on September 26th, 1964. Virtually every baby boomer born in The U.S. was alive during the premiere.

REVIEW: Mats Ek's 'Juliet & Romeo' by Royal Swedish Ballet

Meghan Feeks | Posted 09.29.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

What's in a name? In the case of Mats Ek's Juliet & Romeo, which Royal Swedish Ballet presented last week at Sadler's Wells, the switched-up name is just the first of many nuances that make a poignant case for this new version of an old classic.

Breaking: Dude with 38,000 Twitter Followers Stops Tweeting. Nothing Changes.

James Napoli | Posted 09.29.2014 | Comedy
James Napoli

According to sources at the United Nations, neither the troubling events in Syria or Ukraine have changed in the slightest in the wake of a man with so many thousands of Twitter followers deciding to call it quits.

NYFW Designer Will Take The Shirt Off Your Back

Tom Murro | Posted 09.26.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Murro

Fashion designer Libertine wants the shirt off my back -- or my daughter's back. The Libertine T-shirt in question was given to me backstage at Li...

Saturday Night Live Season 40: What to Expect

Uloop | Posted 09.26.2014 | College
Uloop

"Saturday Night Live" is turning 40. The late-night live sketch comedy and variety show's 40th season on the air will take place over the 2014-2015 TV season on NBC. So what can SNL viewers expect to see in season 40?

...New Again?

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.26.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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The Sunset Strip Music Festival

Philip David Morton | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Philip David Morton

Two blocks of the sunset strip are arguably the most important in the history of rock and roll. I took a walk along them last Saturday during the Sunset Strip Music Festival, now in its seventh year and bigger than ever.

A Critic, A Play and Do-It-Yourself Abortion

Carla Seaquist | Posted 09.25.2014 | Arts
Carla Seaquist

When the lead theatre critic of the nation's newspaper of record, The New York Times, extols a play about do-it-yourself abortion, three things become clear: the poverty of contemporary criticism, the poverty of contemporary drama, and the weakness of liberalism's argument for choice.

Sundance Embraces TV Writers in New Episodic Story Lab

Gina Hall | Posted 09.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Gina Hall

Mention Sundance, and people immediately think indie film. But the institute is evoking its "story first" ethos and branching out into the world of episodic content. Sundance will hold its inaugural episodic story lab at the Sundance Resort in Utah from Sept. 27 - Oct. 2.

Good to Go

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.25.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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Wu-Tang's Inspectah Deck on Tech, Race and Politics

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 09.25.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

It's been a particularly abundant whirlwind several days as one thinks about recent events within pop culture as they intersect with tech.

Top Places to Stay, Eat & Explore in Turkey

Karen Schaler | Posted 09.24.2014 | Travel
Karen Schaler

Turkey is a Travel Therapy favorite destination offering so many unique, once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences. From the stunning scenery, the histo...

Get Down Harmony: Exclusive Interview With Luke Rathborne

J.L. Sirisuk | Posted 09.24.2014 | Entertainment
J.L. Sirisuk

SOFT is an album with effortless shifts from rock to pop to a fusion of genres -- but then again, what is pop and what is rock? In Rathborne's world there are no restrictions -- sound is sound, music is music, and sincerity inhabits each track, cutting straight through.

Why Suicide Is Not the Answer to Your Problems

Stan Popovich | Posted 09.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Stan Popovich

Regardless of your situation, things do not stay the same. You may feel very bad today, but it won't last forever. Remember this fact: Regardless of your current situation, everything changes over time. This includes your current situation. Nothing remains the same forever.

A Backstage View of How People Transform Into Monsters for Knott's Scary Farm Halloween Haunt 2014

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.23.2014 | Los Angeles
Annabel Osberg

Shortly after getting my Knott's Scary Farm Season Pass validated, I had a taste of what is in store for this year, as Knott's invited media to see what goes on backstage while final preparations are made for opening night.

In Celebration of the Karaoke, Vietnamese Style

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Andrew Lam

Below is an excerpt from my book, East Eats West: Writing in Two Hemispheres, published in 2010. Sadness and joy and yearnings and stories of broken h...

The Cocktail Party

Marcia Liss | Posted 09.23.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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9 Things You Can Learn About Grandparenting From 'CSI: Miami'

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Jeff Vrabel | Posted 09.22.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com And they say you can’t learn anything from TV: We recently found ourselves taking in some old episodes of “CSI: M...

An Open Letter To My Fellow White, Liberal Parents

Rachael Quinn Egan | Posted 09.19.2014 | Parents
Rachael Quinn Egan

If you really want to join that golf club, and feel that it's OK because there is one rich black family there, please work harder. If you chose to send your children to a school which only has one rich black family, one Hispanic child with a scholarship, and three Asian kids, please work harder.

REVIEW: 'Inala: A Zulu Ballet' at Sadler's Wells

Meghan Feeks | Posted 09.19.2014 | Arts
Meghan Feeks

Twenty years of democracy in South Africa is ample reason to celebrate the coming-together of cultures. And that's what Inala, which kicked off a three-week national tour on Wednesday at London's Sadler's Wells, is clearly all about.

Open Letter to Kanye West, From a Kid Who Gets 'Special Parking and S**t'

Harshada Rajani | Posted 09.19.2014 | Entertainment
Harshada Rajani

I'm in a wheelchair and though I can stand, I wouldn't waste even half a breath of energy standing up for you.

Much Ado About Theatrics: 'Django Unchained' Actress Gets to Follow the Rules Too

Kimberly Cooper | Posted 09.17.2014 | Los Angeles
Kimberly Cooper

I'll be the first person in a dogfight to throw down for equal justice and constitutional rights under the law for all people. But I'm afraid this latest example of alleged racism and discrimination by the LAPD plays more as a reenactment of the boy, or in this case, girl who cried wolf.

13 Rules For Making Documentary Films

Michael Moore | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Moore

What is the first rule of "Fight Club"? The first rule of Fight Club is: "Don't talk about 'Fight Club.'" The first rule of documentaries is: Don't make a documentary -- make a MOVIE. Stop making documentaries. Start making movies.