Antonia Bale

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Sympathy for Shia LaBeouf

If he's simply frustrated with his job, why do we tell him to shut up?<p><b>When people say acting is a craft,</b> they're right. It really is a skill that you have to work at. You have to keep the inside of your head clean and/or you have to draw from personal experience. It's essentially going through …

Sarah Hyland: “Some Days I Want To Look Like Jackie Kennedy”

The Modern Family star speaks on Taylor Swift, her personal style, and her new film, Vampire Academy.<p>“I don’t like the F word and I don’t like the C word,” Sarah Hyland says. For a split second, even though we’re sitting in an office and there is little “Hollywood” about our surroundings (I’m …

How James Van Der Beek Became A Character Actor Trapped In A Leading Man's Body

Now 36, the former teen star continues to make bold career choices without shying away from his Dawson's Creek past.<p>James Van Der Beek isn't the most casually dressed person at Soho House, a members-only club in West Hollywood, but he's still more dressed down than you'd expect given his …

This Epic Photo Is Like "The Last Supper" Of '90s TV Teen Stars

And it totally smells like Sunflowers perfume and White Rain mousse.

Facebook Develops A Photoshop For Interaction Design, And It’s Free For Anyone To Use

To design the groundbreaking app Paper, Facebook built an in-house IxD tool first. And then the company shared it with the world for free.<p>Editor’s Note<p>2/17/14<p>Happy Presidents’ Day! To celebrate, we’re revisiting some of our most popular stories of the year. Enjoy.<p>We’ve already waxed poetically …

Making Unicorns a Reality: Kickstarting a New School Just for User Experience Design

User experience design has quickly become a critical skill in fields ranging from software development to industrial design, but how can a designer …

The Nipple and the Damage Done: Janet Jackson’s Post-Super Bowl Fall

People say hindsight is 20/20, but for Janet Jackson, looking back must mean remembering that the game is rigged.<p>In 2004, I was one of the lucky …

If Facebook’s data is indicative, Denver is Super Bowl fave

The data science team at Facebook has analyzed users’ posts about National Football League teams over the course of the season and has shared the …

Joanna Scanlan: 'Depression was like turning around a liner across the ocean'

Joanna Scanlan recently came across all the rejection letters from agents who declined to take her on after she left university, her heart set on becoming an actor. They seem strange mementoes to keep from what she remembers as a deeply unhappy time, some 30 years ago, but in retrospect they serve …

BOOK EXCERPT: 'Without Their Permission' by Alexis Ohanian

<b>Chapter 9</b><p><b>Dear Graduating Class of 2025</b><p>The problem with the future is that none of it’s guaranteed. I debated how best to illustrate my vision for 2025, but everything felt a bit forced until my brilliant editor sug- gested framing it as a commencement speech for someone just finishing college in …

The Little Book Of Market Myths

“Questioning yourself is hard.”<p>These are the opening words of Ken Fisher’s latest book, <i>The Little Book of Market Myths: How to Profit by Avoiding the Investing Mistakes Everyone Else Makes,</i> and I am inclined to agree. Being a good investor requires two contradictory sets of skills. You must be …

Read this book in one sitting: Claire Cameron’s The Bear

On a remote island in Ontario's Algonquin Park, a 300-pound black bear is decidedly not hibernating. Instead, he gruesomely attacks the campsite of a vacationing family, leaving five-year-old Anna and her two-year-old brother, whom Anna calls Sticky, to fend for themselves in the aftermath.<p>Claire …

My First Book(s)

By David L. Ulin December 6, 2013<p>First Person<p>There’s nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein. —Red Smith<p>I<p>I wrote my first first book over the course of three months, from July 23 to October 23, 1979. Four weeks in, I turned eighteen. This was a novel, and not the …

Inside Llewyn Davis – review

The Coen brothers' exquisitely sad and funny new comedy is set in a world of music that somehow combines childlike innocence with an aged and exhausted acceptance of the world. It is a beguilingly studied period piece from America's early-60s Greenwich Village folk scene. Every frame looks like a …

Thora Birch: how Hollywood's darling disappeared

Hollywood has never been kind to its young. It is an industry that famously venerates youth and, infamously, has casually destroyed so many young people, used them up then discarded them, that to list them all would fill this entire article. The film business loves to look at young people, but has …

Grown Brothers Hilariously Recreate Photos from Their Past

Then/Now is a series in which the Luxton brothers recreate moments from when they were very young. The personal photographs, reinterpreted in adult form, are hilarious depictions of grown men placed in unusual circumstances.<p>As children become adults, a certain uninhibited spirit can be lost amid …

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Bank of America says Bitcoin could become a 'major means of payment'

Analysts at Bank of America Merrill Lynch issued the bank's first research report today on Bitcoin, the virtual currency that approximates cash on the internet, concluding that the currency has the potential to become a "major means of payment for e-commerce" as well as a "serious competitor to …

Twitter Announces “Tailored Audiences” For Ad Retargeting

Twitter just published a blog post announcing a new product for advertisers called “tailored audiences”. Basically, this confirms the report by TechCrunch’s Josh Constine yesterday saying that Twitter was about to officially launch its retargeting product.<p>Back in June, Twitter said that it was …

Instagram is the 'best platform for brands' in 2013, beating out Facebook, Twitter, and Google+

Instagram is the best platform for brands, according to a new study that reviewed all brands on social with over 25 fans on each of four major social platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+.<p>“With increases in fan/follower engagement nearly three times that of other networks studied, …

This Popular Flashlight App Has Been Secretly Sharing Your Location And Device ID

The Android app Brightest Flashlight has been installed between 50 million and 100 million times, averaging a 4.8 rating from more than 1 million reviews. Yet its customers might not be so happy to learn the app has been secretly recording and sharing their location and device ID information.<p>On …

Apple rolling out iBeacons into Apple Stores, silent app update enables In-Store Notifications

Via the Associated Press, Apple will begin using iBeacon technology across its 254 US retail stores starting today. The integration, first reported by 9to5Mac last month, will offer notifications about products, event and other information tailored to your current store. For example, walking to a …

LawPal And MemeBox Get Seed-Stage Funding From SparkLabs

SparkLabs, the company behind a Silicon Valley-inspired accelerator program in South Korea, announced its first seed-stage fund in October, with the aim to “help great startups go global.”<p>Now, two of these startups have surfaced — as SparkLabs Global Ventures announced it just invested $400,000 …

Starting today, your iPhone can pester you to buy whatever you’re standing next to

If you own any iPhone more recent than the 4, walk into any US Apple retail store today and you’ll get a taste of the possibly-dystopian future of retail and the internet of things. That’s because Apple just rolled out a technology called iBeacon in all 254 of its US stores, and if you say “yes” to …

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Candy Crush Saga reaches new heights as designer explains its success

Candy Crush Saga has dominated the mobile charts and our finger touches during the past year as the world’s most popular mobile game.<p>It’s a simple “match 3” game akin to Bejeweled, where you line up three pieces of like-colored candy in a row to trigger a cascade of matches. It’s an addictive game …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

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Marriott Australia Turns to Local Teens to Run Social Concierge Campaign

Marriott Australia is putting a social media campaign in the hands of six teenage girls.<p>The hotel group’s social concierge campaign #ThisCityMyWay …

Skift Interview: Best Western CEO Explains the Right Way to Use Big Data

Best Western CEO David Kong is betting on high-quality service and smart data strategies to help the hotel group get over a rather large branding …

How to set your freelance pay rate

We lucky freelancers are about the only people who get to decide what we make. It’s just too bad people who hire us usually do so because they can’t …