Don’t fall for it.
Oscar Wilde’s Newfound Advice for Writers: Keep the Day Job
Ever dreamed of making a living — a real living — off the written word? Don’t quit your day job, to sum up poet and playwright Oscar Wilde’s advice in a newly discovered letter addressed to an aspiring wordsmith.
Mitt Romney’s ’47 Percent’ Gaffe Tops Yale’s Quotes of the Year
Finally, Mitt Romney finds a way to defeat President Obama.
How Cherie Blair Beat Jacques Chirac to Win London the 2012 Olympics over Paris
London Olympic Organizing Committee Chief reveals how Cherie Blair’s infuriated reaction to French President Jacques Chirac’s slight of British food may have helped London win its 2012 Summer Games bid
Brad Pitt’s Mom Writes Anti-Obama Screed to Local Newspaper
Another example of why family and politics don’t mix.
Euro 2012 Gaffe: Is Poland a Place for ‘Normal Civilized White People’?
The Euro 2012 soccer championship is embroiled in further racist frenzy, as Gdansk’s deputy mayor calls the Polish host city’s residents “normal civilized white people.”
“Jay-Z. Although I like Kanye. He's a Chicago guy. Smart. Very talented...he's a jackass. But he's talented.”
“There may have been significant human error on the part of the ship's Master.”
“It doesn't seem right to define as middle class, people who would be on food stamps in the United States.”
“He's got a great life.”
“If anyone should be embarrassed, it's the relevant actor, not the Chinese side.”
Global Leaders React to the Death of North Korean Dictator Kim Jong-Il
World leaders reacted cautiously to the sudden news Sunday night that Kim Jong-Il, the despotic leader of isolated North Korea, had died of a heart attack while traveling aboard a train within the country on Saturday.