Brandi Anderson

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The One-Hour-A-Day Fast Track to Goal Achievement

You can achieve all of your goals in just one-hour-a-day. John Updike—the American novelist, poet, short story writer, and literary critic—, when …

“Fresh Off the Boat” will never make everyone happy — and it shouldn’t have to try

Compared to the traditional “Cristela,” darkly funny “Fresh Off the Boat” contains multitudes — and it pays off<p>Eddie Huang is just one guy. “Just,” because he is not a borg-like assemblage of multiple people; he is just him, himself, doing his own particular thing. In this case, it’s writing, …

There Are Free Lunches

Applying these behavioral principles will allow companies to design for usability and understanding, and to discover a new competitive edge.<p>Products …

Top tax rates: Why it’s absolutely crazy that we don’t ask millionaires to pay more.

This is just a stray, late-on-April 15 thought, but isn’t it kind of insane that we don’t ask millionaires to pay more in taxes? I mean, much, much …

As cities raise their minimum wage, where's the economic collapse the right predicted?

Greece Finance Minister Varoufakis refuses Grexit as well as targets economy cannot meet | DW | 16.04.2015

Following comments from the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, that the IMF would not agree to let Greece delay a scheduled …

Europe

Why Libertarians Are Like Kale To Everyone But Paul Krugman

Last week, Paul Krugman, wrote that libertarian-ish Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) had no shot at success in the GOP presidential sweepstakes because, come …

Opinion: Don’t like feminism or gay marriage? Blame capitalism

While the right resists same-sex marriage and the left thinks that cultural paradigm shifts are responsible for the transformation of today’s family, …

Taking On Robert Reich And The Myth Of The 'Non-Working Rich'

In his <i>Huffington Post</i> essay The Rise of the Working Poor and the Non-Working Rich, Robert Reich complains that: “America’s legendary ‘self-made’ men and women are being fast replaced by wealthy heirs…The nation’s assets (are being put) into the hands of people who have never worked.” Reich’s …

7 Weird Realities About Backpacking No One Ever Talks About

Everyone knows how great backpacking is since we all have that one friend who just won’t shut up about it. But there just so happens to be a darker, …

Joss Whedon on Super Heroes, Killing Characters, and Existing Outside the Pop Culture Mainstream

In John Ford’s 1950 Western <i>Wagon Master</i>, the protagonist, Travis Blue, is asked whether he has ever drawn his gun on anyone. “No, sir. Just snakes,” …

'Orphan Black' cast explains the show in 30 seconds

BBC America’s <i>Orphan Black</i> stars the many faces of Tatiana Maslany, who is introduced to us as Sarah Manning, a woman who suddenly discovers that …

Action Movies

Putin hates this film: KGB agent seeks redemption in “Child 44,” Tom Hardy’s murky Soviet-era thriller

<b>Gary Oldman and Tom Hardy in "Child 44" (Summit Entertainment)</b><p>Hardy’s tremendous as a secret policeman after a serial killer, amid the crushing paranoia of Stalin’s Russia<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>April 16, 2015 10:59pm (UTC)<p>There’s a lot of good and a lot of bad in director Daniel Espinosa’s Soviet-era …