Elizabeth Battistone

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Review: Nick Hornby's 'Funny Girl' traces the road to stardom

Nick Hornby's last novel, "Juliet, Naked" (2009), felt like a culmination of a kind. Revolving around a reclusive rock star and the fans who will not let him rest, it was a callback to Hornby's early work — "Fever Pitch," a nonfiction account of his soccer fanhood, or his first novel, which takes …

The Perverse Empathy Behind 'Big Eyes': A Q&A with the Writers

Over the course of their twenty-five-year partnership, screenwriters Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski have carved out a peculiarly successful …

Wanted: Less Terrible Political Coverage on TV

Everyone knows there’s a problem with televised political coverage. The big question is how to fix it.<p>Jon Stewart is nothing if not America’s …

'Vape' may be word of the year, but is 2014 the year stoners tried too hard?

Futuristic smoke sticks seem cool now, but will they last? Will they ever be healthy? Can we land one on the moon?!<p>“Vape” is the word of the year? I can’t say I’m surprised. Along with “budtender”, two cannabis-related words made the shortlist on Tuesday. Marijuana is having a great year. Let me …

Sustainable Modern Country Home in Colombia Drawing in the Landscape

Not far from Bogotá, Colombia, in the picturesque town of Villeta, a fascinating modern home rises to adorn the natural landscape. Designed by …

Tiny Off-Grid Cabin in Maine is Completely Self-Sustaining

A project 30 years in the making, this tiny off-grid retreat on a coastal island in Maine is almost entirely self-sufficient. Designed and built by …

Off-grid
Sustainability

Amy Toensing on Hunger in America: Iowa’s Breadbasket

<i>I recently interviewed three photographers who covered hunger in America for the feature “The New Face of Hunger” in the August issue of</i> National Geographic <i>magazine. They explored what it looks like for individuals and families to be food insecure in urban, suburban, and rural areas of our …

Avocado May Keep Hunger Pangs At Bay And Help Weight Loss

Not only is avocado blooming delicious, but adding one-half of the fresh fresh fruit to lunch could keep hunger pangs at bay until dinner …

6 Veggies You Only Think You Don't Like

Brussels sprouts, broccoli, beets—yuck! Not so fast. Using a different cooking technique can totally transform the vegetables you thought you hated …

Healthy Eating

You Will Barely Recognize This Abandoned Dog After His Much Needed Haircut

When a clearly neglected Shih Tzu was dropped off at a Long Island animal shelter, rescuers were shocked. More than 25% of his body was covered in …

Shih Tzu

Report: Pope Francis to Visit U.S. in 2015

<i>Updated 12:16pm ET.</i><p>Pope Francis has long been rumored to attend the World Meeting of Families in the U.S. next September, and now Philadelphia …

Christianity

Hidden Google: 10 Fun Search Tricks

This is where the intro normally goes, but let’s be honest with each other about the nature of this relationship. You’re going to skip right over …

AdWords

Examining the Evolution of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson has had an extraordinary career: from wrestling champ to A-list movie star.<p>In this graphic, take a geological journey to …

Movies

American Horror Story

Don’t miss out on more American Horror Story videos only here on FX: http://bit.ly/SubscribeFX<p>About:<br>American Horror Story is an anthology horror …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

Love Stories