He was right about the Internet and he was right about climate change. What will he be right about next?
Monthly Archive: March 2012
The Game of Thrones star will play a lot of things, but never “the cutesiness of little people.”
The manly old scribe had clean, well-lighted script.
Banjo great Earl Scruggs was still going strong in 2007.
Or a reasonable facsimile thereof.
Earl Scruggs invented banjo pickin’ as we know it today.
Kate Winslet dressed up for the Titanic 3-D premiere in London.
Shepard Fairey is guilty of contempt of court. Prosecutors are pushing for jail time. He’ll be sentenced in July.
The distinguished reviewer is worried that the series will ruin Jennifer Lawrence.
By coincidence, the former Fox News newsreader was on the JetBlue flight that turned crazy.
Veteran legal analysts are shocked, shocked that the Supreme Court’s conservatives are shooting down a Democratic health care plan. Yet we predicted it last week.
A joke — how can you tell when Geraldo Rivera is saying something stupid? His lips are moving. Oh, and he put it on Twitter.
Now that Newt Gingrich is charging his fans $50 for a photo, here are a dozen great new slogans for his campaign.
Strange but true: Newt Gingrich is actually charging his fans for a snapshot.
Don Draper is back for the fifth season of Mad Men. We’ve got his bio, plus quotes.
Michelle Obama hams it up with the Dallas Cowboys.
He gets a “stress-free, five-stroke victory” at the Arnold Palmer Invitational — his first since his divorce.
His new heart should last him until 2017, more or less.
American Masters from PBS presents ‘Harper Lee: Hey, Boo’ on April 2nd.
Lucy Liu, she’s “artistic, altruistic” and more!
Here some samples from a MAD magazine I’ve had since the summer of 1973.
The murderous leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army is a strange and cruel character.
John Dean had an important meeting with President Richard Nixon on 21 March 1973 — 39 years ago — and it marked beginning of the end to Nixon’s presidency.
It’s TebowMania, Manhattan-style! Well, Jersey-style, actually. But you know what we mean.
Tim Pfaff of Athens, Ohio got a special delivery from the mountain gods last night.
Betty White and Slash have teamed up for this commercial for the Los Angeles Zoo.
Because when you’re signing a $96 million contract, you don’t fly Southwest.
From History Today, a list of famous bands named for historical people or events.
She loves Bo the Dog and won’t take the bait on Biden.
The Secretary of State gives valuable face time to Earhart enthusiasts.
Can we please stop pretending that the Supreme Court’s decision on health care mandates is in doubt?
Snoop Dogg has put a financial stake in the Los Angeles Riderettes, one of the new teams in the Lady Arena Football League.
Funny how all the hype about The Hunger Games doesn’t even mention that it stars Jim Halpert from The Office. That’s who that is, right?
NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is going to the Denver Broncos, they say. What will happen to Tim Tebow?
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, made her first public speech since getting married to Prince William last year. Watch all two and a half minutes of it.
Bruce Willis is now 57 years old. What’s he up to, and how’s he looking?
The elusive luggage paterfamilias has been captured on film.
Blanche Bruce, one of America’s first African-American senators, once sat for Mathew Brady’s camera.
This week there were more headlines about Marilyn Monroe, for petessakes — never before seen images! We have them here.
It’s a Saint Patrick’s Day tradition!
Jennifer Lawrence was watched over by a grim Costner type at the Hunger Games premiere in Paris last night. What was he thinking?
The Seattle Times has a fine profile and interview with rock-and-comedy star Carrie Brownstein of Portlandia.
In the newest issue of Out magazine, X-Files star Gillian Anderson talks about her career, but it’s her mention of romances with women that got the attention.
Jack Ruby was sentenced to death on 14 March 1964 for killing Lee Harvey Oswald, the man who had killed President John F. Kennedy. That was Ruby’s first trial.
Try not to think of Einstein and just enjoy the photographs.
Artist Kyle Lambert’s iPad paintings that mash up The Shining with Toy Story are again making the rounds.
Patrick Schwarzenegger — that is, Patrick Shriver — posted this photo of himself after a skiing accident and scared celebrity watchers, but it’s okay now.
French artist Jean Giraud, who went by the name Moebius, died 10 March 2012. He was 73 years old.
Good ol’ Paula Deen. She was one of 2011’s great meme generators, and she’s been a headline queen since 2012 began.
Just because… it’s a great video, and a catchy song.
Hint: it’s not lifestyle. Or bank account.
He was the bald one with the fringe of hair. He’s dead of leukemia at age 72.
The Force is strong with this one. Laddie.
Yes, that’s him with the wings. He’s playing the Old West’s most famous sidekick in a new movie next year.
Artist Baptiste Debombourg created these giant “paintings” by putting staples in a wall. About half a million of them.
The wily film director and ocean explorer is on a voyage to the bottom of the sea.
Charlotte Casiraghi likes horses and Gucci likes horses. Here’s a photo feature that, for the sake of life balance, also includes non-horse photos.
But it may be the one thing that Colonel Sanders and Melissa Etheridge have in common.
Maybe it didn’t exactly rock Dublin, but Christ Church Cathedral had a break-in over the weekend. The thief made away with just one item: a 900 year-old heart.
Indianapolis lets its superstar quarterback walk after 14 years.
Three-quarters of a million dollars buys a lot of Romneyesque restraint.
His spectacular drawings helped convince 20th Century Fox execs to finance the very first film.
His Libertarian streak runs right down to his shoes.
These seven historical figures share a common bond — they all worked in a pharmacy.
More than a minute’s worth of entertainment! Cats! Joy Division!
Two terms here and two terms there and pretty soon you’re talking real power.
Natalie Portman gets the modern paparazzi treatment on a trip out with her baby.
While he was busy running the country, the garden-loving president still took time out to plant some lovely red apples.
The right-wing firebrand and champion of biased reportage has died at age 43.
The star of To Tell the Truth and a conservative blogger? Yes, the two men were related by marriage.
Say hello to Crispus Attucks, John Hancock and Ben Franklin’s parents.