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No One Wins on Valentine's Day

Sarah Stackhouse | Posted 04.16.2013 | Women
Sarah Stackhouse

It's Valentine's Day. A day devoted to love and showing that special someone you care about them. Unfortunately, regardless of if you are in a relationship, single or dating, almost everyone is subjected to one small, yet undeniably sad truth: No one can win on Valentine's Day.

2012 in Film: The Overrated

Scott Mendelson | Posted 02.28.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

I wrestled with even doing an 'overrated' list this year. First of all, the very idea of such a list is to merely tell other critics and/or the masses that they are dead-wrong for liking something, which I'd argue is very different from telling someone they're wrong for disliking something.

Why You Should Still Skip Myanmar

Kip Patrick | Posted 04.12.2013 | Travel
Kip Patrick

The recent influx of visitors has allowed hotel and tour operators to charge a premium for mediocre products and services, meaning travelers won't get much for all the crisp, unfolded U.S. dollars they're required to spend.

7 'Overrated' Things

Mark Juddery | Posted 10.22.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

It's been over a year since "Overrated: The 50 Most Overhyped Things in History" was published by Perigee in New York, and even longer since the Australian edition.

The Terrorist Threat? Mariah Carey?

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Whenever the decade began, we can now see in hindsight that a few things were highly overrated.

The 10 Most Overrated Things About 2010

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

This has been a vintage year for overrated things and people. Sure, every year is a vintage for that, but as some people have noted, it's especially f...

8 People Who Should Be More Famous Than The Most Overrated People In History

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Having knocked a few overrated people off their pedestals, it's now time to restore some balance by presenting a few underrated people. By the way, th...

The Most Overrated Scorers in the NBA

David Berri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Berri

Although scoring totals often coincide with perceptions of a player's value, scoring alone does a poor job of capturing a player's overall contribution to a team. The number of wins produced is a better metric.

The 8 Most Overrated People In History

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

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The 17 Most Innovative University Presses

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Following our spotlight of independent literary presses, here is a special feature devoted to the most exciting university presses in the country. ...

ART WORLD: Ten Most Overrated Los Angeles Art Stars

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Here are the top ten living Los Angeles artists whose success is nowhere near commensurate with their accomplishments.

Overrated: The 8 Underrated Icons That Should Knock Out The Most Overrated Things Ever (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

Maybe people will calm down if I mention a few things that deserve a greater reputation, but have been overshadowed by the hype that has gone to baseball, "Sgt Pepper" and other overrated things.

11 Most Overrated Things Ever (PHOTOS)

Mark Juddery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Mark Juddery

It seems that my latest (and first US-published) book Overrated: The 50 Most Overhyped Things in History is leaving a few people enraged.

The Most Overrated Things Ever: Is Author Picking Fights In His New Book 'OverRated'?

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Yankee Doodle is the most overrated song, baseball the most overrated sport, Star Trek the most overrated TV show. Who says? Mark Juddery, that's who...

Who Are the Most Overrated -- and Underrated -- People of 2008?

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

It should be part of everyone's New Year routine to ask: Who did we overrate in '08, and who didn't get their due? These are my proposals.