Injury roundup: Eagles' Matthews questionable
Eagles wide receiver Jordan Matthews is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals with an ankle injury, according to the team.
T.J. Ward: Broncos D 'too lax' in late-game situations
The Broncos have lost the lead in the final minutes of their past two games. Safety T.J. Ward believes the Denver defense has become too relaxed in those late-game situations.
Will Darrelle Revis be back with the Jets in 2017?
Will Darrelle Revis' nightmare season spell the end of his New York Jets career? As NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport outlined, the worse Revis plays, the easier the decision becomes for the Jets.
Jason Witten not concerned catch streak ended
Jason Witten's consecutive catch streak ended Thursday night at 130 games. The Dallas Cowboys tight end isn't fretting, saying the win is all that matters.
Brandin Cooks: 'Closed mouths don't get fed'
Saints wideout Brandin Cooks was targeted zero times last week against the Rams and showed his frustration. Cooks is on pace to have about 30 fewer targets than he did a season ago.
Cowboys learn valuable lesson in narrow win over Vikings
The Cowboys were due for a letdown game. But Dallas proved even on their worst day they can gut out a victory over a tough team, as they did against the Vikings, 17-15 in Minnesota.
Missed call mars Vikings' attempt to force overtime
If the Minnesota Vikings didn't have bad luck, they would have no luck at all. During Thursday night's loss to the Cowboys, after an incredible effort from their defense, the officials let them down.
Rob Gronkowski to have surgery, set to miss rest of '16
Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski is scheduled to undergo back surgery Friday, and the team expects him to miss the remainder of the 2016 season.
Ex-Jets RB Joe McKnight killed in apparent road rage incident
Former Jets and Chiefs running back Joe McKnight was shot and killed in apparent road rage incident in Louisiana on Thursday, authorities confirmed to NFL.com. McKnight was 28 years old.
Trevor Siemian still sidelined at Broncos practice
The Broncos practiced Thursday without the services of Trevor Siemian. Will Denver have to start rookie Paxton Lynch this weekend against the Jaguars?
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Venus Williams, Courtney Love Party Poolside at Moschino’s Art Basel Blowout
The crowd was a wonderfully mixed bag that ranged from suited real estate investors to transgender performers.
Art’s Not Always Safe: The Fate of Arts Education in the Age of the Microaggression
When is parody or a critical stance allowable and, if so, which targets are O.K.?
Rapper Gucci Mane Performed at Dom Perignon’s Epic Art Basel Dance Party
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Sex Pistols Archivist Johan Kugelberg on ‘Punk Rock Jabroni’ Joe Corré
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These Flawed and Fascinating Leading Ladies Are Hollywood’s New Anti-Heros
This holiday season there's a welcome spate of strong, deeply flawed and fascinating female characters driving movies.
Montauk’s Surf Lodge Came to Life in Miami Last Night
Del Toro's Matthew Chevellard took on hosting duties in the conspicuous absence of Lapo Elkann
Partying With Panerai at the Home of Miami Design District Creator Craig Robins
The evening spent at the family's sprawling home was held in honor of SHoP architecture group.
A Modern-day Stonehenge—Painted Neon—Rises in Miami
'Miami Mountain' by Ugo Rondinone is a massive neon limestone tower—and the kind of thing the Bass Museum wants to do more of.
Artsy, Gucci and SoundCloud Team Up for Trippy Night at Faena Dome
The massive tent, constructed for Art Basel 2016 on the hotel’s beach, also doubled as art exhibition thanks to the soaring interior walls covered in projections entitled Collective Reality.
Imagined Dialogue For: HBO’s ‘Westworld’
Chris takes a stab at guessing what happens in HBO's robotic mind-fuck, Westworld.
Bob Iger to Attend Trump's Policy Forum at White House
The February forum will be hosted by Blackstone chairman Stephen A. Schwarzman. read more
ABC Entertainment Chief: Network Hasn't Paid Enough Attention to "True Realities" of America
Channing Dungey said the shock election of Trump had prompted network execs to question whether its output paid enough attention to America's working class.read more
TV Ratings: 'Thursday Night Football' Surges to Season High, CW Crossover Stays Strong
'The Great American Baking Show' returns on a steady note for ABC, as 'Legends of Tomorrow' surges on the CW. read more
'Celebrity Name Game' Canceled After 3 Seasons
Courteney Cox and David Arquette served as EPs on the syndicated game show, which was hosted by Craig Ferguson.read more
Trump-Clinton Aides Feud at Harvard Conference Where CNN's Jeff Zucker Gets Heckled
On Friday morning, Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway said of accusations that she gave a platform to the alt-right, "I took that personally."read more
Trump-Inspired Dating Site Gets Post-Election Membership Boost
TrumpSingles.com, with a slogan "Making Dating Great Again," was created in May as a safe space for Donald Trump supporters to find love.read more
Oscars: A Best Picture Nom for a Documentary? Why Not?
Not even Michael Moore has scored a nomination for the Academy’s highest honor, but as docs like 'O.J.: Made in America' tower over other features, they deserve consideration. read more
Why Hasn't 'Star Wars' Hired a Female Director?
Two THR writers discuss the Catch-22 female filmmakers face when it comes to blockbusters.read more
'Good Girls Revolt' Canceled at Amazon; Will Be Shopped Elsewhere
Producer Sony Pictures Television has big plans for a sophomore season of the critically praised period drama.read more
Rosie O'Donnell Apologizes to Melania Trump for Autism Comments
The actress posted a tweet apologizing for a video she shared about Trump's son Barron. read more
Lure a Lost Cat Back Home With Its Used Litterbox
If you’ve ever had a cat escape and run away from home, you know how upsetting it can be. Aside from putting up signs and talking to neighbors, there are a few tricks to lure your cat back home. For example, try putting their litter box outside.Read more...
Another Great Friday To Enjoy
Good morning friends, neighbors, and others! Welcome to this week’s open thread brought to you by Hackerspace and those lovely folks at Lifehacker who still haven’t invited me to their Christmas or New Year’s parties.Read more...
Why You Get Night Terrors and How to Make Them Stop
Few things are scarier than watching someone you love freak out uncontrollably at night—even if they won’t remember. Scarier still is hearing that someone was you from a loved one or roommate. Those are night terrors, and they’re no ordinary nightmares. Here’s why and when they happen, and how you c...
“When You Don’t Know What to Do, Help Someone Else”
We’ve all had moments in which we’ve felt completely hopeless and helpless. During those moments, you struggle to figure out how to move forward. Sometimes it doesn’t seem like there’s anything you can do to move forward. When all else fails, try helping someone else.Read more...
Cross the Kids Off Your Shopping List With Discounted littleBits STEM Toy Sets
littleBits kits are a great way to learn about electronics while building your own gadgets, musical instruments, or smart home accessories, and Amazon is offering all-time low prices on several starter packs, today only.Read more...
The Best Way to Support Someone When Tragedy Strikes
When someone close to you has something terrible or sad happen to them, it’s tough to know exactly what to do or say. The keys are to be specific, don’t dismiss or gloss over what’s happening, and always keep an open ear. Here’s what we mean. Read more...
Today's Best Deals: Lord of the Rings, Wireless Headphones, STEM Toys, and More
Wireless earbuds, Lord of the Rings, and littleBits STEM toys lead off Friday’s best deals. Read more...
Why You Should Roll Cookie Dough Out Before Chilling It
Chilling your dough is a necessary step when making cut-out sugar cookies, but rolling out a super hard disk of cold dough can take a good bit of effort. To save yourself all that arm work (and a bit of time) roll it out before chilling.Read more...
The Best and Worst Gift Cards to Buy This Year, Based on Discounts and Popularity
Gift cards may be the fruitcake of the 21st century, but what they lack in originality they make up for in usefulness. Of course, that depends on the gift card. LendEDU ranked 101 cards to find the best and worst for 2016, based on discounts, popularity, and a few other factors.Read more...
Give the Gift Of (Truly) Wireless Audio With Amazon's Deal of the Day
If you’re reading this, you’ve probably already gotten yourself a pair or six of Bluetooth earbuds, but they also make great gifts, and Amazon’s Gold Box is full of discounted options from SoundPEATS.Read more...
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Laughter Is Packed With Social Clues
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Getting God Out of Washington
America’s civil religion—the belief in our nation’s special purpose and blessing from God—has led to folly after folly abroad. D.G. Hart reviews “The Tragedy of U.S. Foreign Policy” by Walter A. McDougall.
The Art of Partying, From Socrates to Truman Capote
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Novelist Jonathan Lethem on Stevie Wonder
The song “I Wish” helped the novelist through his mother’s illness and family disruptions.
The Need to Read
Reading books remains one of the best ways to engage with the world, become a better person and understand life’s questions, big and small.
The Brain Machinery Behind Daydreaming
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Civility at Work Helps Everyone Get Ahead
A respectful workplace pays off in many ways, including greater productivity, engagement and creativity.
Does Poor Air Quality Hurt Stock-Market Returns?
Scientists at Columbia University and the University of Ottawa find that higher morning levels of tiny air-polluting particles in New York City tend to suppress stock prices.
How Latin America Pays the Price of Protectionism
As Donald Trump talks of tariffs, Argentina and Brazil show the costs that consumers and taxpayers pay for barriers on trade.
The Trials of a Pro Snowboarder
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Keep your team on the same page using Dropbox Paper
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5 new Dropbox iOS features to help you work on the go
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MacOS Sierra: How to ensure smooth syncing with Dropbox
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5 ways to make design review painless with Dropbox
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Specially Designed Video Game Might Ease 'Phantom Limb' Pain
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2 out of 3 Depressed Teens Gain Lasting Benefits from Therapy
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Dialysis Patients May Walk Their Way to Better Health
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Pradaxa Blood Thinner May Beat Warfarin After Bleeding Episode
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Could Low Vitamin D Levels at Birth Mean Higher MS Risk?
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Can Extra Time Outdoors When Young Reduce Nearsightedness?
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Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll
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Doctors Seeing More HIV Patients with Multidrug Resistance
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Syrian man jailed over Hungary border riot despite pleading for calm
A Syrian man seen trying to make peace between a crowd and guards at a Hungarian border crossing has been jailed for 10 years over a riot.
Can Starbucks' new CEO escape the shadow of Howard Schultz?
Kevin Johnson has a lot of experience in tech. He'll need to keep pushing the mobile efforts at Starbucks in order to prove to Wall Street that he's a worthy successor to Howard Schultz.
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Horse-riding farm gives special needs kids a leg up
Mitey Riders gives young people with disabilities like muscular dystrophy, Down syndrome and autism a chance to connect with the outside world via horse riding.
Here's what Gatlinburg looked like before and after the fire
It's one thing to see the charred destruction that raging wildfires left in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, but quite another to see it side by side with pictures of what those same areas once looked like.
Christmas float catches fire after 'Grinch' flicks cigarette
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America and the boiling frog
Frida Ghitis says that US voters have helped make America the latest example of a powerful global development: the rise of autocratic "strongmen."
Hard 'Corps' cycling for at-risk kids
Former semi-pro cyclist Craig Dodson found his true calling when he created the Richmond Cycling Corps, which targets at-risk kids living in a rough area of Virginia.
Stolen Dachau concentration camp gate may have been found in Norway
An iron gate matching the description of the infamous gate stolen from Dachau concentration camp has been recovered by police in the Norwegian city of Bergen.
Together, Trump and Putin can undo years of terrible foreign policy
His shoes won't touch White House carpet until January, but already the world is in dire need of Donald Trump's style of diplomacy, as Libya is about to equal Syria in fiery conflagration.
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Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher welcome a baby boy
Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are parents again.
Chris Pratt keeps Jennifer Lawrence out the picture
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2016 great for black cinema, but don't kill off #OscarsSoWhite
Gil Robertson has no problem saying that 2016 has been "the best year ever in terms of the diversity of content for black images, black stories in cinema."
'La La Land' wins New York Critics' big award
The musical "La La Land" has danced its way into snagging a biggie at the New York Film Critics Circle Awards.
2016: The year in entertainment
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'Fawlty Towers' star Andrew Sachs dies at 86
British actor Andrew Sachs, famous for his role as bumbling waiter Manuel in British TV show "Fawlty Towers", has died at the age of 86, the UK's Press Association reported.
Drake is Spotify's 2016 most streamed artist
Spotify Spokeswoman Shanon Cook details Spotify's artists of the year and dishes on 2016's big winner, rapper Drake.
Natalie Portman on portraying Jacqueline Kennedy's darkest hours
Embodying Jacqueline Kennedy's darkest hours in the upcoming movie "Jackie" was no easy task for Natalie Portman.
Major networks new shows trade buzz for bulk, with mixed results
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Nick Cave Preps 'One More Time With Feeling' DVD Release
'One More Time With Feeling,' a documentary about the recording of Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds' 'Skeleton Tree,' will be released on DVD this March.
Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Album of 2016?
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Kate Nash Enlists Green Day, Radiohead, More for Standing Rock Protest
Kate Nash enlisted a slew of musicians including Green Day, Radiohead and Sia to sign an open letter to Barack Obama about the Standing Rock protests.
The LOX Announce First New Album in 16 Years, Drop Two Songs
The LOX, the hip-hop trio of Jadakiss, Sheek Louch and Styles P, have announced their first album in 16 years, 'Filthy America… It's Beautiful.'
Pete Townshend Talks 'Quieter' 'Tommy' Concert, the Who's Future
The Who's Pete Townshend teases the band's upcoming "quieter" 'Tommy' performance and what could be in the store for the future.
Review: The Rolling Stones Reinvigorate the Blues on 'Blue and Lonesome'
Read our review of 'Blue and Lonesome,' the Rolling Stones' vital new album of blues covers.
Dead & Company Detail 2017 Summer Tour
Dead & Company have announced the dates for their 2017 summer tour.
See Black Thought, Ja Rule, Ashanti Perform 'Hamilton Mixtape' Songs
The Roots' Black Thought performed songs from 'The Hamilton Mixtape' along with Ja Rule, Ashanti and others at Richard Rodgers Theatre on Thursday.
Bill Murray Surprises Lupe Fiasco Backstage in Texas, Demands Encore
Bill Murray surprised Lupe Fiasco backstage at his concert in Austin, Texas, demanding an encore from the fellow Chicagoan.
Cream Prep 50th Anniversary 'Fresh Cream' Reissue Box Set
Cream will celebrate the 50th anniversary of their debut LP, 'Fresh Cream,' with a four-CD deluxe edition reissue.
Can this giant E Ink tablet make paper obsolete?
As a material, paper has a lot of benefits. It's been around for thousands of years, it’s a universally understood medium, and it's cheap. But there are also downsides: paper can rip and tear, it’s heavy, and can take up a lot of space. reMarkable is a company that thinks it's time for paper to get ...
The Glass Room turns internet surveillance into art
If you have ever wondered where your online data goes, The Glass Room, a free pop-up exhibit in Nolita, is a good place to start. Passersby may mistake the gallery for an Apple Store, but the shiny interior, replete with strategically placed iPads and whitewashed walls, houses a lot more than the la...
DirecTV Now plagued by launch week errors
DirecTV Now got off to a rocky start this week, with many customers experiencing errors that made it difficult or impossible to use the newly launched internet TV service. Customers have been tweeting at DirecTV’s support account over the past two days about errors preventing them from logging in, w...
Net neutrality, standing in line for Spectacles, and Gilmore Girls
Welcome to Vergecast Lonely Paul edition. Dieter and Nilay are out this week, so Paul enlisted some of his colleagues who would never let him down like that and made his own Vergecast that's centered around talking to people not named Dieter or Nilay. Want to learn what AT&T's new DirecTV Now se...
Finally you can say ‘OK Google’ to command Android Auto in your car
“OK Google,” the voice command that can be used with everything from Google Home to the Pixel smartphone, is finally coming to Android Auto — albeit very slowly. As reported by Endgadget, the search giant is in the process of rolling out the hands-free, hot word-based command for its in-car infotain...
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will move into Broadway in 2018 with a unique new look
Ever since Harry Potter and the Cursed Child opened on London’s West End, US fans have wondered when the show would make the jump across the Atlantic. We finally know where it will run, and have a general idea of when. This morning, the Lyric Theater confirmed on Twitter and Facebook that Cirque Du ...
DJ Earworm’s yearly mash-up of pop’s biggest hits is here
“The whole year put you in the worst mood,” The Weeknd croons to kick off DJ Earworm’s annual hit extravaganza, “The United States of Pop.” True, Abel, and thank you for noticing. The mash-up features 25 of the year’s biggest hits, including Rae Sremmurd’s “Black Beatles,” Sia’s “Cheap Thrills,” an...
How to steal $40 million in two days
On February 20th, 2013, a group of criminals stole $40 million from ATMs across the world. The heist came in two parts: first, a quiet hack of a payment processor to raise withdrawal limits on specific cards, then a mad dash to withdraw as much cash as possible before the processor caught on. By the...
Super Mario Maker on 3DS is the perfect way to introduce kids to Mario
It’s hard finding a video game for a three-year-old to play. My oldest daughter wants to play games — she can’t help it, she’s around me all the time — but the simple fact is most games just aren’t fun when you’re that age. They’re too rigid, with strict rules and frustrating obstacles that get in t...
The Hamilton Mixtape is here — your weekend will be fine
Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize-winning hip-hop musical about the founding fathers, has a spinoff. So, don’t worry. Your weekend will be okay. The Hamilton Mixtape, released today, includes covers by some of the show’s inspirations (Queen Latifah, Busta Rhymes, Ashan...
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Trump transition: Recount efforts challenged in three US states
Lawyers for Donald Trump and his supporters move to block recounts in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan.
Nazi PoW leaves cash for Scottish village
A former Nazi soldier leaves £384,000 in his will to the Perthshire village where he was held as a prisoner of war.
Gambia's Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in shock election result
In power for 22 years, President Yahya Jammeh now hands the reins to property developer Adama Barrow.
The Gambia election: 'I never knew freedom until today'
Opposition supporters give their reaction to news that Yahya Jammeh, The Gambia's president of 22 years, has been defeated in elections by property developer, Adama Barrow.
Japanese man sends rubbish to revenge school 'bullies'
A man in Tokyo has been arrested after 500 items of rubbish were sent to alleged bullies.
Chapecoense plane crash: Survivor 'may play football again'
A footballer who survived a plane crash in Colombia may be able to play again, his father says.
Deaths in the dorm
Turkish officials investigate if negligence was a factor in a fire that killed 12 people in a dorm.
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Brazil football commentator who cheated death
A Brazilian football commentator who was meant to be on the doomed flight to Colombia tells his story.
Cup of Nations final: Can Cameroon beat Nigeria to end long wait for title?
Nigeria's Super Falcons face Cameroon's Indomitable Lionesses on Saturday in a key game for women's football in Africa.
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Trump Warns Firms Will See Penalties if Jobs Leave the U.S.
The president-elect vowed to punish U.S. companies that shift jobs overseas as he praised a deal that would save about 800 factory jobs in Indiana.
United Tech CEO's Pilgrimage to Trump Tower Ends in Deal
Greg Hayes’ pilgrimage to Trump Tower ended roughly two weeks of intensive talks between representatives of Vice President-elect Pence and United Technologies. Under the deal, the company will get $7 million over 10 years to keep jobs in Indiana.
Trump Names Gen. James Mattis as Pick for Defense Secretary
The retired Marine Corps general has been a vocal critic of what he calls Washington’s “strategy-free” approach to warfare and threats.
Critics Try to Derail Ellison's Bid to Run DNC
Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison, who has campaigned hardest to become Democratic National Committee chairman, faces criticism from some fellow Democrats who object to having an elected officeholder in the job.
Anthony Weiner Fined for Misuse of Campaign Funds
Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner has been fined $64,956 by the New York City Campaign Finance Board for violations stemming from his 2013 bid for mayor.
House Passes Bill That Would Ease 'Systemically Important' Rules
House lawmakers approved a bill Thursday that would change the way federal regulators designate banks as being systemically important and thus subject to tougher oversight.
Putin Calls for Cooperation With U.S.
Russian President Vladimir Putin reached out to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump in a nationally televised address, appealing to the U.S. to join in Russia’s “fight against international terrorism.”
Wisconsin Clerks Begin Presidential Recount Requested by Stein
A recount of presidential election ballots began in the state of Wisconsin Thursday, with election officials and poll workers expected to work overtime to meet a 12-day deadline by which results have to be verified.
Mnuchin Made Millions From Financial Crisis
Donald Trump’s nominee for Treasury secretary, who worked for Goldman Sachs and billionaire investor George Soros, made millions buying failed IndyMac. His résumé appears at odds with the president-elect’s campaign rhetoric, which heavily targeted Wall Street bankers.
Deduction Limits Pose Test for Tax-Cut Plan
Itemized deductions are on the chopping block as the president-elect looks for ways to offset the revenue loss from his proposed tax-rate cuts.
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Today in Entertainment: 'La La Land' gets love from critics groups, 'Jackie' is a transfixing biopic
Today in Entertainment: 'La La Land' gets love from critics groups, 'Jackie' is a transfixing biopic Dec. 2, 2016, 9:22 a.m. Here's what's new and interesting in the world of entertainment and the arts today:Review: 'Jackie' is a transporting, transfixing biopicCMT releases new 'Nashville' trailerTh...
The Rolling Stones go home to the blues with 'Blue & Lonesome'
When the Rolling Stones fell in love with American blues music as teenagers in England in the late 1950s and early ’60s, the grand old men of the genre they idolized were 20 to 30 years their seniors. Muddy Waters was in his late 40s and Howlin’ Wolf was about 50. Now that the Stones themselves...
What to see in L.A. galleries: street-art ethos, a mesmerizing digital canvas, wild tapestries
Sometimes artists make the best curators. And sometimes galleries organize better exhibitions than museums. Both happen with "Roll Call: 11 Artists From Los Angeles" at L.A. Louver. Organized by Gajin Fujita, the exhibition reprises "Art in the Streets," an overblown extravaganza that the Museum...
Next round's on Taylor Swift: She's the world's highest-paid musician
Taylor Swift is doing something right. A lot of things, actually: She’s No. 1 on Forbes’ 2016 list of the highest-paid musicians in the world. Her $170-million take, earned primarily through her recent world tour and various endorsements, also made her the top-earning celebrity back in June, the......
How hip-hop legend Russell Simmons plans to save the world with yoga
Few people have their finger on the pulse of American culture like hip-hop godfather and fashion-film mogul Russell Simmons. The New York native, who has lived in L.A. for the last three years, co-founded rap’s first major label in the ’80s and went on to distinction in clothing, movie and TV produc...
'Moonlight,' 'Manchester' and 'La La Land' break fast out of the gate
A trio of acclaimed movies get off to a great start with the early critics groups. A look at which awards shows you should watch and which to ignore. And why we might be seeing lots of new faces among the Oscar nominees for direction and cinematography this year, including “Moonlight’s” Barry Jenkin...
'Incarnate,' the latest Blumhouse shocker, takes a little too long to get to its chills
The latest mid-budget Blumhouse thriller “Incarnate” is a demonic possession picture for folks who’ve seen too many devil movies, and are hankering for anything new. Dense with plot and mythology, the film is refreshingly unpredictable — if only because guessing what comes next would require underst...
A young playwright's quest to ask difficult questions about race, class and gender
Leah Nanako Winkler’s new play “Kentucky” is a comedy about a Japanese American woman raised in the South. Like her protagonist Hiro, Winkler is half-Japanese and grew up in Kentucky. Like Hiro, she left for New York and didn’t return for years — and then only for her younger sister’s wedding....
Art after Fidel: What Castro's death means for a rising generation of Cuban artists
Ever since he was sidelined by illness from his role as Cuba’s leader in 2006, Fidel Castro loomed like a historical shadow. El barbudo (the bearded one), as he was known, was present in the occasional staged photograph or rambling newspaper editorial but no longer a part of daily life in the countr...
Natalie Portman on getting into the mind-set of the widow Kennedy for 'Jackie'
Walk into any college dorm and you’ll find one of them — Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy. There, covering the cinder blocks, is almost always a black-and-white poster of a glamorous icon still recognized more for her beauty than anything else. But in her freshman dorm room at Harvard....
How to Make Salmon Gravlax
Of all the DIY home-cured foods, gravlax is one of the most satisfying. The process doesn’t take long – or much of your attention – and it’s so pretty! Give fresh salmon a sprinkle of salt, sugar, and herbs and a few days in the fridge, and it will transform into a beautiful, flavorful dish ready fo...
Holiday Spice Granola
This granola surpasses any you can buy at the store. It also doesn’t take a lot of effort, so making a weekly batch has become routine in our house. I sometimes keep the granola plain, and other times, I add maple syrup and nuts. This holiday season, I’ve been making it cinnamon, ginger, and cloves ...
Goat Cheese Bacon Pops
These goat cheese pops are like your own personal cheese ball. Each bite is the perfect balance of soft cheese, crumbled bacon, and crushed nuts. I’ve made these goat cheese lollipops for many different occasions over the years, from holiday gatherings to cocktail parties. Each time, people ask for ...
Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Pork Tenderloin
Making stuffed pork tenderloin is easier than you may think and it’s a terrific party dish, especially around the holidays. Here’s my trick: Instead of tying the stuffed tenderloin together with twine, just wrap it in bacon instead. It’s less demanding, and the bacon makes this an especially rich an...
When I think of the holidays, gingerbread is always the first thing that comes to mind. I can just close my eyes and smell the sweet aromas of spices and ginger swirling in my kitchen right now. Mmm… I often start off the holidays with a loaf of gingerbread cake, but this year I thought I’d add a fu...
When it comes to planning a holiday feast, our family tends to have bigger eyes than stomachs, how about you? I don’t know how we manage to do this every year, but between my parents and I, we make twice as much food as we need! The benefit of going overboard of course is days of light cooking dutie...
2017 Pie Calendar from Simply Recipes and Wild Ink Press
Looking for a truly special gift for a food lover, baker, or pie eater in your life? Take a peek at this limited edition, letterpress printed 2017 Pie Calendar! Every month is a different pie, with a recipe from Simply Recipes, each illustrated by artist Rebekah Tennis, and letterpress printed at Re...
Mom’s Turkey Soup
Every Thanksgiving my mother takes what’s left of the turkey carcass and makes a delicious turkey soup that we enjoy for days. The first step is to make the stock, which you can get started on right after dinner. Continue reading "Mom’s Turkey Soup" »
Sweet Potato and Yukon Gold Bake
Looking for a special holiday side? Here’s a festive dish that alternates the flavors and colors of vibrant sweet potatoes with buttery yukon gold potatoes, all sitting on a bed of caramelized onions. I actually started out to make a gratin, more in the spirit of our gruyere potatoes, perhaps with a...
Mom’s Roast Turkey
When it comes to holiday cooking, my father and I spend weeks deciding who is making the various side dishes. But when it comes to roasting the turkey, there’s no discussion. Of course that task falls to my mother. Why? True, she has cooked our Thanksgiving turkey for over 50 years, so she knows wha...