Johannes Eckert

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Alec Baldwin: Good-bye, Public Life

<i>As told to Joe Hagan.</i><p><b>I flew to Hawaii</b> recently to shoot a film, fresh on the heels of being labeled a homophobic bigot by Andrew Sullivan, Anderson …

A single man's guide to seeing Blue Is the Warmest Colour

It won the Palme d'Or at Cannes. Steven Spielberg called it magnificent. Peter Bradshaw's given it a glowing review. A friend of mine was so affected by its naturalistic power that he found himself waking up the next day and wondering if Adèle, the film's chief protagonist, was doing OK. The …

Merlin Mann on The Great Discontent (TGD)

<b>You mentioned having people who were supportive of you. Did you have any mentors along the way?</b><p>Oh, tons. The problem is that it’s hard to know who …

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The Fukushima Crisis Comes To The States

<b>The catastrophe at the Fukushima</b> nuclear power plant -- aka Yesterday's Tragedy -- appears to be ongoing, and Alaska now has become part of the story.<p>Some radiation has arrived in northern Alaska and along the west coast. That's raised concern over contamination of fish and wildlife. More may be …

Fukushima

Some People Don't Want to Say Goodbye to the Washington Monument Scaffolding

Predicting Kate Upton’s Scenes in the Entourage Movie

Kate Upton—“Cat Daddy” priestess,<i>Golf Digest</i> cover model, fantasy object du jour—will probably be appearing in the upcoming <i>Entourage</i> movie. Will she playing herself? Will she be playing a model named “Tangerine”? Will she be playing a physicist? It hardly matters; in the world of <i>Entourage</i>, women …

Republicans block Nina Pillard's nomination for federal appeals court

Democrats threatened a major constitutional showdown over Senate filibuster rules on Tuesday after Republicans blocked a third successive woman nominated to sit on a federal appeals court.<p>Nina Pillard, a Georgetown law professor, would have been only the sixth woman in 120 years to serve on the US …

Top 15 travel experiences in Sikkim, India

One of the Himalaya’s best-kept travel secrets, Sikkim is a welcome diversion from all conventional notions of an Indian holiday. Far from Rajasthan’s royal trail, Goa’s beaches and Kerala’s backwaters, this tiny Indian hill state prides itself on pristine alpine forests, lofty snow-capped …