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How Science Just Proved That Life Sucks

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.16.2014 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Debate aside, we have to ask: Who needed a rocket scientist to tell them that Justin Bieber sucks?

George Clooney Engaged? Good Night, and Good Luck

Lonna Saunders | Posted 06.28.2014 | Chicago
Lonna Saunders

Be still my beating heart. Can it be true? George Clooney popped the question to a lawyer. But that lawyer wasn't me.

Keeping Memories Alive Through Candid Conversation

Meryl Ain, Ed.D. | Posted 04.30.2014 | TED Weekends
Meryl Ain, Ed.D.

2013-01-18-TEDplayvideo.jpgComing out of my closet enabled me to honestly share my grief journey with others and to gain inspiration from their experiences. And I gained a new perspective on life and death.

George Clooney Celebrates Monuments Men at the Metropolitan Club

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On Tuesday night with an ice storm looming, George Clooney worked the room, a very big room. The elegant Metropolitan Club featured its signature ice ...

What Was George Clooney Like As A Child? His Father Tells All

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

You know I don't think there was ever a thing that I said to [George] that ever worked perfectly. I asked him once that same question. I said, "Did I ever give you any advice that was worthwhile?" He thought about it for a minute or two and he said, "You told me never to mix grape with grain."

The Fine Art of Pleasuring a Big Black Giant

George Heymont | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Earlier this year, I attended the opening nights of two Bay area productions that could not have been more dissimilar. In each case, the audience's final response was telling.

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

That's Amore: Recipes For Your Pizza Night

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 09.19.2012 | Taste

In previous weeks we showed you how to throw a Swedish night with meatballs, salmon and aquavit, then we gave you Japanese night with sushi, ramen, an...

Ancestors of Michelle Obama in the 1940 Census

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.15.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

The cost for nine relatives of the First Lady -- including her mother, grandparents and great-grandparents -- to rent these cozy quarters in 1940? $45 a month or roughly the equivalent of $737 today.

Celebrities in the 1940 Census

Megan Smolenyak | Posted 06.04.2012 | Celebrity
Megan Smolenyak

One has to wonder if nine-year-old Neil Armstrong, who once spent his days walking around St. Mary's, Ohio, ever imagined that he would eventually be the first to walk on the moon.

Maria Cooper Janis

Howard Kissel | Posted 03.14.2012 | Arts
Howard Kissel

A dozen years ago Maria wrote about her father in Gary Cooper Off Camera: A Daughter Remembers. The book had extensive photographs of the Coopers' private life. She keeps the voluminous photographs her mother saved in huge portfolios under a plush sofa in the living room.

50 Years of Grammys, Duets II, His Lady Gaga Portrait, Politics & More: A Conversation With Tony Bennett

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This is another great year for Tony Bennett as far as Grammy nominations go, and it's also been 50 years since he won his first Grammy for "I Left My Heart In San Francisco." Time flies.

Age of Reason: George Clooney Is Telluride's Silver (Medallion) Fox

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Having turned 50 in May, George Clooney thinks and talks a lot about growing old these days. It was one of the topics of conversation during a series of interviews at the 38th Telluride Film Festival, where the Academy Award winner was awarded the Silver Medallion.

Jazzy Mandarin & The Gate's Wide Open: Conversations With Dianne Reeves and Kurt Elling

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

What happens when your elegant entertainer goes off script and speaks mandarin directly to a Chinese delegation in the White House?

Michael Feinstein: Top-of-the-Heap Singer, Equally Important Music Archivist-Historian

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

If Michael Feinstein's American Songbook accomplishes anything -- it indisputably does -- it's that his commitment to the task of perpetuating the music is at least equal to his devotion to performing.

"Redemption Song": My Post-Emmy Playlist For George Clooney

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Moments before he accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award from his lovely friend and former hospital co-worker Julianna Margulies, George Clooney proved once and for all what a truly great humanitarian he is.

Dog Ears Music: Born in May Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Levon Helm, Hafdis Huld, T-Bone Walker, Tchaikovsky, Rosemary Clooney and more.