Comedian brothers Danny and Anthony Palumbo found themselves laughing at the over-earnestness of many in the dining world (along with the popularity of both small plates and cutesy abbreviated slang) and decided to parody all those trends at once with a meticulously-crafted website for a fictional restaurant, Abbrev's.
Kelly Link's magical-realist stories have earned comparisons to Kafka, the Brothers Grimm, and Alice Munro. She has won a slew of sci-fi literature awards and the O. Henry Prize. She reads an excerpt from a story in her brand-new collection, "Get in Trouble."
French movie star Marion Cotillard may be best-known to U.S. audiences for her roles in "Inception" or Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris." She won an Oscar for playing Edith Piaf in 2007's "La Vie en Rose," and now she's up for another Oscar, for "Two Days, One Night."
The married couple who created web series hit "High Maintenance" together list some other impressive partnerships that combine romance and art.
The story of a clever businessman mass-produced toothpicks and popularized them using intimidation tactics that, remarkably, had nothing to do with shaming people for food caught in their teeth.
While scrolling through an internet comment section or flipping on broadcast news might lead you to suspect otherwise, new research confirms a long-standing hypothesis that, in fact, positive language dominates human communication.
Corin Tucker, one of the dual singer-guitarists of seminal rock band Sleater-Kinney shares a joke about staying connected to family in modern times. They are currently on tour supporting "No Cities to Love," their first new album in a decade.
Just in time for Valentine's Day, we invite back our etiquette loves, Lizzie Post and Daniel Post Senning. They remind us that, in ethics and etiquette, it is not enough to not look bad, the goal is to actually be good (even if it might be easier said than done).
In Los Angeles Magazine, Rico and Brendan give some party-hosting tips to, as they say, "get the small talk bubbling like a bottle of Veuve Clicquot." Among them, Brendan's go-to conversation starter, and number one thing that will make a celebrity to want to stop any conversation with you.
The Oregon-slash-New Zealand based band Unknown Mortal Orchestra are set to release their third album in late May of this year, right in the midst of an extended world tour. The record will be called "Multi-Love," and the title single hit the blogs this week, offering a taste of the psych-tinged indie rock to come.