Leigh Anne Bouvier

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Dead Certainty

How “Making a Murderer” goes wrong.<p><i>Argosy</i> began in 1882 as a magazine for children and ceased publication ninety-six years later as soft-core porn for men, but for ten years in between it was the home of a true-crime column by Erle Stanley Gardner, the man who gave the world Perry Mason. In …

25 Movies We Can’t Wait to See at Sundance 2016

‘Author: The JT Leroy Story’<p>Remember when mysterious novelist, abuse survivor and rentboy JT Leroy was the It author of the moment, befriended by …

Iron Maiden

The Special Rum Adventure at Sugarhall!

While there has been overwhelming popularity for the various kinds of whiskey and vodka, perhaps we need to start appreciating Rum as a slightly more …

How to make the perfect battenberg cake

This peculiarly British teatime confection is much nicer made at home, although you’ll need to have patience to avoid some of my shonky cake assembly<p>The battenberg cake, a gaudily coloured, peculiarly British confection, makes for an unlikely film star – unless the film is, of course, based on the …

Dessert

Bread Before Bed? David Letterman’s Doctor Explains Why It’s Best to Eat Carbs at the End of the Day - Great Ideas : People.com

If you’re going to hit the breadbasket, when is the best time of day to do it? <br>According to <b>Dr. Louis Aronne</b>, director of Weill Cornell Medicine’s …

21 Very Important Kitten Pictures You Need To See

Kitten content is the best content.

13 astounding Alan Rickman roles that go beyond 'Harry Potter'

Before Snape, there was Hans.<p>Alan Rickman, an actor and giant of theater and film, passed away Thursday at the age of 69 after a battle with cancer. …

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

From the depth of love for Mad Max and Room to the utterly surprising 100 Year Old Man, here‘s everything that raised our eyebrows this morning.<p>Now that the rush of the morning’s Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw. Did Cate …

How to Use Snapchat

Don’t leave Snapchat to the millennials! Learn to love the world’s most confusing social network with this guide<p>Snapchat makes me feel old.<p>How old? Well, when a 20-something tried to explain to me how to add a friend in the app, he began talking loudly and slowly. “YOU…PRESS…HERE…OK?”<p>I’m 31 and a …

Social Media

Obama is done with Congress — except for on these big issues

In his final year in office, President Obama isn't going to get much done with Congress. And he knows it.<p>From curing cancer to addressing climate change, the president hardly bothered to ask Congress for assistance in his final State of the Union address Tuesday.<p>Instead, he ran through a laundry …

President Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address

<i>The White House is once again making the full text of the State of the Union available online ahead of the speech, as prepared for delivery,</i> …

A 7-day guide to the pursuit of happiness

It can take just minutes to break through a foul mood if you know the right tricks. Here are some scientifically tested methods to help you beat the blues.<p>In the drudgery of the everyday, it can be easy to become lost in boredom and self-pity. Yet some people seem remarkably resilient to life’s …

Happiness

On Race, David Bowie Delved Deep into the Darkness and Came Back Human

The Thin White Duke embraced Nazism before becoming an outspoken proponent of civil rights.<p>The loss of David Bowie is still being felt around the …

Iman on David Bowie, Growing up Muslim, and Racism in the Fashion Industry

"We all have friends and loved ones who say 60's the new 30. No. Sixty's the new 60."<p>Fern Mallis kicked off her fifth year of "Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis" at NYC's 92Y with a bang—she brought out supermodel-turned-makeup mogul Iman for a Q&A session on topics ranging from her turbulent …

15 years ago, David Bowie turned up at Berklee to give the commencement speech — and it was hilarious

In 1999, Bowie received an honorary doctorate from the prestigious Berklee College of Music and gave a speech at the graduation ceremony. The whole speech is great, with Bowie touching on everything from his friendship with John Lennon to his discovery of "the Englishman's true place in rock and …

David Bowie: the man who thrilled the world

From glam to neo-soul to his mysterious final album, David Bowie remained one step ahead throughout a prophetic career that pushed sexual and social boundaries. Alexis Petridis salutes a brilliant enigma<p>When David Bowie’s final album, Blackstar, was released on 8 January, a great deal of energy was …

David Bowie

David Bowie - obituary

David Bowie, who has died of cancer a few days after turning 69, was a rock musician of rare originality and talent; he was also, variously, a producer, painter, film actor, art critic, the progenitor of bisexual chic, a family man and an astute multi-millionaire.<p>Endlessly manipulating his public …

The collapse of parenting: Why it’s time for parents to grow up

If anyone can be called the boss in modern, anti-hierarchical parenthood, it’s the children<p>For modern families, the adage “food is love” might well …

President Obama Delivers Tearful, Fiery Speech on Why America Needs Gun Control, Now

After seven years of congressional foot dragging — despite the mounting death toll from mass shootings from Newtown, Connecticut, to San Bernardino, …

Guns

Meet the Obama White House's 'Smurfettes'

Most people think of the Obama White House as a boy’s club. But towards the end of his first term, and into his second, the women of the White House …

Osama Bin Laden

The George Awakens

For fanboys everywhere “The Force Awakens” was supposed to have one happy side effect: it would exile George Lucas from the galaxy he created. In 2012, Lucas sold his company and his homegrown mythology—I think we call it I.P. now—to Disney. To no one’s chagrin, Disney discarded his proposed …

Star Wars

How “true crime” went from guilty pleasure to high culture

If you’re like me, there’s nothing better than settling into the couch after a long day’s work and flipping on the television to Investigation Discovery.<p>Investigation Discovery, or ID, is a cable television network owned by Discovery Communications that features almost exclusively true-crime …

Crime

Paramedic Shares His Wild Ride Treating 'A Thousand Naked Strangers'

In the 10 years he spent driving an ambulance in Atlanta, former paramedic Kevin Hazzard rescued people from choking, overdoses, cardiac arrest, gunshot wounds and a host of other medical emergencies.<p>He frequently found himself practicing medicine in unsafe settings, either along the side of a …

Blindfolded stuffed animals and other over-the-top ideas from Marie Kondo’s new organizing book

In the recently published “Spark Joy: An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up,” celebrity organizer Marie Kondo goes into minute detail about all of her decluttering directives.<p>The book is a follow-up to last year’s global sensation “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying …

5 Easy Beauty Resolutions for Better Skin in 2016

New York City dermatologist Yoon-Soo Cindy Bae, MD breaks it down.<p>The start of a new year is the perfect time to step up our skincare habits. I asked Tina Alster, MD, director of the Washington Institute of Dermatologic Laser Surgery to nominate the five most skin-improving beauty resolutions for …