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The real ‘modern family’ in America – CNN International

The real ‘modern family’ in America – CNN International

Editor’s note: Gary J. Gates, author of “The Gay and Lesbian Atlas”, is a distinguished scholar at the Williams Institute at the UCLA School of Law. (CNN) — I, like millions of Americans, tune in each week to check out the latest adventures of America’s favorite “Modern Family,” especially Mitch and Cam and their adorable […]

America’s low-lying educational fruit – Reuters Blogs (blog)

America’s low-lying educational fruit – Reuters Blogs (blog)

I can’t remember ever thinking that I might not go to college. Both of my parents have graduate-level degrees, as does my sister; I’m the least-educated member of my family. Which is why I’m shocked but not surprised by the amazing series of charts that Evan Soltas has put together about the way in which […]

The Golden Age Of American Song Was The Golden Age Of America – Forbes

The Golden Age Of American Song Was The Golden Age Of America – Forbes

Just What Is ‘Gay Culture’ In 2013? Capital Flows Contributor How To Build A Top Quality Classical Music Library For $100 Jens F. Laurson and George Pieler Contributor A Nostalgic New Year’s Look At The 1950s Mark Hendrickson Contributor  Irving Berlin (Photo credit: Wikipedia) By Bruce Bawer One of the glories of the American Century […]

Foreign Reserve Drop Imperils Indonesia Subsidy: Southeast Asia – Bloomberg

Indonesian foreign-exchange reserves will probably plunge the most since at least the Asian financial crisis this quarter, putting pressure on President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to cut fuel subsidies and curb imports. The country’s reserves may fall by at least $2 billion in March, according to economists at Barclays Plc, PT Bank Danamon Indonesia (BDMN) and […]

‘Asia’s John Daly’ denies Ryder Cup winner to triumph in Malaysia – CNN International

‘Asia’s John Daly’ denies Ryder Cup winner to triumph in Malaysia – CNN International

(CNN) — He’s known as “Asian golf’s John Daly” but Kiradech Aphibarnrat made a name for himself with his first European Tour victory on Sunday. The 23-year-old won the rain-shortened Malaysian Open by one shot from former European Ryder Cup star Edoardo Molinari to become only the fourth Thai player to win on the circuit. […]

My Chemical Romance, In Memoriam – MTV.com

My Chemical Romance broke up Friday night, ending a career that spanned a dozen years and produced some of the most visceral, dramatic rock and roll in recent memory. There are, of course, the tangible things they leave behind — four studio albums, all of which are excellent (and none of which […]

Tilda Swinton naps in public – USA TODAY

But it’s all in the name of art. Tilda Swinton attends the private view of ‘David Bowie Is’ at Victoria & Albert Museum on March 20 in London.(Photo: Tim P. Whitby, Getty Images) Why yes. That was Tilda Swinton, sleeping in a glass box at New York’s Museum of Modern Art. The work was described […]

Despite Wide Appeal to Middle America, Jay Leno Out at ‘Tonight’ – Big Hollywood

Despite Wide Appeal to Middle America, Jay Leno Out at ‘Tonight’ – Big Hollywood

Despite solid ratings and wide appeal to middle America, NBC is poised to replace Jay Leno as the host of the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon as Leno’s contract nears its end. Leno was off the show for six months between 2009 to 2010 when Conan O’Brien briefly hosted the program, but as the news […]

Cleaning Crew Arrives At Ashley Greene’s Burnt Out Condo Following … – Entertainmentwise

Cleaning Crew Arrives At Ashley Greene’s Burnt Out Condo Following … – Entertainmentwise

Twilight star’s dog died in the blaze Tweet A cleaning crew has arrived at Ashley Greene’s Hollywood apartment a day after it was destroyed by a devastating fire. A truck advertising ‘Fire & Smoke Restoration’ was seen parked in front of the apartment block as cleaning experts talked with firefighters before heading inside the […]

Man arrested in US Airways plane for impersonating pilot – Hamilton Spectator

Michael Rubinka A 61-year-old French man was arrested at Philadelphia International Airport and charged with impersonating a pilot after airline officials found him in the cockpit of a plane scheduled for takeoff, police said Friday. The crew of a US Airways flight bound for West Palm Beach, Florida, found Philippe Jernnard, of La Rochelle, […]