One difference between me and Desiree Hartsock, this season’s bachelorette, is that I’m cursed with the inability to fall in love with someone who mistakes verbs for adjectives. Des, to her credit, is more forgiving
REVIEW: First, a message to X Factor judge Melanie Blatt: The 80s want their word back! Yes, Blatt is single-handedly waging a campaign to return “wicked” to the vernacular.
THE HOST (M) (125 min)
Smart phones do many things these days: surf the Internet, send e-mail, take photos and video .
While the high visibility of my public life has not always brought me personal peace and happiness, it has lent a certain universal quality to my various metamorphoses.
It’s not easy watching your own history repeat itself. At first, Jo–a 49-year-old mother of two from Georgia–thought she would be spared having to witness her children relive her long struggle with obesity.
Three weeks ago, I got a call on a friend’s iPhone while in the middle of a desert; cell phone coverage had come to Burning Man. By contrast, several calls I made last night to my parents from my San Francisco, California, apartment were dropped and a subsequent connection became garbled
After many months of agonizingly slow sales, automakers and dealers are anxiously counting on the cash-for-clunkers program, getting under way officially on Monday, July 27, to help clear their lots. They’ve got good reason to be nervous.
In a scene in Stephen Frears’ Chéri, an aging courtesan named Lea, nude but for a sheet, is lying next to her lover. “You are so beautiful,” he murmurs. Given that Fred, whose nickname is Chéri, is 30 years her junior and has been sponging off her for six years, the compliment could be construed as part of his job description.
Despite the convulsions in Tehran’s streets in the aftermath of a disputed presidential election, Iranians and the smart folks in Washington know that Iran’s presidency is not the seat of executive power.