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Literary music death match: Did James Franco or Michael Chabon write worse song lyrics?

<b>Michael Chabon, James Franco (AP/Seth Wenig/Todd Williamson)</b><p>Chabon and Franco have one thing in common — they both have new albums coming out early next year<p>Erin Keane<p>November 15, 2014 10:59pm (UTC)<p>Michael Chabon is, to quote the Virginia Quarterly Review, one of the most celebrated authors of his …

Black Gold

I’ve never turned down an offering of caviar, but I wouldn’t say it’s a staple of my diet, for both economic and environmental reasons. Pointy Snout’s Caviar Avancé, however, is an indulgence I can feel good about: it’s made from the roe of California White Sturgeon, raised and sourced sustainably.

The Pretty Skin Diet

When it comes to having a gorgeous complexion, you truly are what you eat.<p>Maintaining a consistent skincare routine that utilizes a powerful mix of anti-agers to reverse as well as prevent future damage is key to having youthful, radiant skin. However, it's not the only link in the quest for …

The Four High-End Steaks You Should Know

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>We do quite a bit of steak talk around here, but we've never covered the true basics: how to pick the one you want.<p>First, a definition: Steaks are basically any piece of meat that falls under the category …

Lamenting the End of Unagi

<b>Japan loves its unagi a bit too well.</b> The government has officially added the nation's freshwater eel population to its "red list" of endangered species after finding a 70 to 90 percent rate of decline over the last three generations.<p>Like most cases of over-consumption, this unfortunately comes as …


This Sustainable Sashimi Is Delivered Fresh From The Boat And To Your Door

I want my guilt-free sushi, and I want it now.<p>People love eating fish–that much is clear. Overfishing in the oceans is creating a situation in which all of the fisheries in the world will have collapsed by 2048 if nothing is done. For some species, like tuna, one particular industry–the sushi …

Tabasco Sauce: An Appreciation

<b>This weekend brought</b> the sad news that Paul McIlhenny, the sixth McIlhenny to make Tabasco sauce on Louisiana's Avery Island, has died.<p>As chief executive of the company until the end, we wonder what he thought about the sudden trendiness of sriracha-style hot sauce, which received a feature-length …

Greatist Workout of the Day: Friday, November 14th

Before you tackle this killer workout, try this quick and effective full-body warm-up designed by Bodeefit. It's just five simple moves but hits …

14 Tricks for Healthier Pies (and Our Favorite Recipes)

Pie is a classic any time of year—but that doesn’t mean classics can’t be improved, including Grandma’s apple pie. With a few upgrades to the crust …

Stay Warm and Healthy With Kale and Quinoa Minestrone Soup

One of the things I love teaching my clients the most is how to incorporate kale, quinoa and other superfoods into familiar favorites. Using new ingredients can be daunting, but after a few tries these healthy additions will be your new go-tos.<p><i>(This recipe originally appeared on …


Borgeous and Dzeko & Torres - TUTANKHAMUN [Tiësto at TomorrowWorld 2014]

Hollywood Film Awards: Shailene Woodley offers words of wisdom

There's something about 22-year-old actress Shailene Woodley that speaks to her wisdom beyond her years.<p>This manifested itself when she accepted an award at the Hollywood Film Awards on Friday night, for her role this year as a cancer-stricken teenager in "The Fault in Our Stars," a film that also …

Pep & Rash - Rumors

26 ways to avoid getting sick this winter

We're going to go out on a limb here and predict that the zombie apocalypse will not happen in 2014.<p>This doesn't mean, however, that hordes of shambling strangers can't infect you and make you feel like the walking dead. After all, this is the cold and flu season. Or rather, it's the cold, flu, …

Jason Maek & Zaena - "Maek Pandamonium Visual Album" Official Music Video

Best foods to reboot your body

Chocolate ice cream and deep-dish pizza may be more appealing than kale and almonds, but we usually feel bloated and sluggish after eating fatty, greasy foods.<p>What about foods that are both yummy and make us feel happier and more energetic?<p>In an interview in the blog Well + Good, Siggi Hilmarsson, …

Roberto Cavalli on Twitter: "Get a closer look in the backstage of the #JustCavalli SS 2014 show!"

Not one model made a misstep down the stairs @versace_official #success #mfw

Entertainment, Music, Movies, Celebrity

Which "Breaking Bad" Character Are You?

Are you a Walt, a Jesse, or even a Badger? Take our highly scientific quiz to find out.

Deep Blue

Zimmerman made a splash for spring 2014 with its flirty circus-themed collection. See it all here: #NYFW

In need of some weekend reading? See a preview of the September issue of Vogue here:

Wishing a happy birthday to the Queen of Pop! Here's a look at all of her big hits: Photo credit: Chris Jackson/Getty Images for Freud

The Suits of James Bond, A Blog Cataloging Outfits Worn by Actors From the 007 Films

The Suits of James Bond is a blog by Briarcliff Manor, New York-based graphic designer Matt Spaiser cataloging the outfits worn by actors (James Bond …

Check out this awesome concept art for Marvel's Captain America: The Winter Soldier by Ryan Meinerding! Exclusively for the San Diego Comic Con.

One of our favorite Resort 2014 Marchesa Notte cocktails on the gorgeous Holland Roden at tonight's FOX Teen Choice Awards!!

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