"If you want to be reminded of why American business is one of our country’s greatest assets, not something to bemoan, spend your Black Friday evening watching 'Shark Tank.'"
"Since 2007, their kombucha blends like Straight Up, Red Ginger and Lemon Drop have been sold in bottles and on tap at New York's food markets and grocery stores. As business began to boom, Eric and Jessica [...]
"But with two business degrees and a seven-figure investment portfolio of her own, Adams wants to 'reclaim' the label 'trophy wife' and re-define it more positively:"
"On Saturday evening, after serious consideration, I decided to make a little act of protest about something that matters profoundly to me. Before any explanation of that gesture, I'd like to apologise unequivocally to Richard and Adam, the contestants whose performance I disrupted; I was planning to do it once the song finished, but I got a bit nervous and went slightly early. I sincerely apologise for overshadowing their moment and to anyone watching and in the live audience who felt that their evening's entertainment was marred, or even ruined. However, I am not sorry for pelting Simon Cowell with eggs.
"[I]t turns out there is more than one way to stretch a penis."
Newspaper Article From 1694 Misreporting Activities Of Heathen Chinese Emperor Holds Important Lessons For Twitter, Breaking News, Etc.
"[T]he reporter announces 'no considerable News, except that the Emperor of China, his Court, and a great Part of his Kingdom have embraced the Christian Religion; but this is too extraordinary to be believed without farther Confirmation.' It got me thinking about the media conversation in the wake of the Newtown shooting—about how, like during so many breaking stories, reporters were too quick to report details that turned out to be incorrect."
"There’s never been a better time to make hard liquor in this town—or a better time to be a locavore boozehound."
"If everything had gone according to plan, the Internet as we know it would never have sprung up." I clicked 'close tab' just because, you know what, I would like to savor the fantasy of a world with no Internet as we know if for just a little while longer this afternoon; you should feel free to click through if you like. I'm just going to stay here dream a little longer, if it's alright with you.
"Of all the things I’ve been called in my time, the one that surprises me the most is 'California Writer.' When I hear that, I look over my shoulder, certain that the phrase must apply to the writer behind me or to my left. It’s the way I feel when I am addressed by my husband’s last name. It takes me a moment to realize his mother is not in the room. Categories trouble me."
"At a time when President Obama is under attack for appointing so many white men — and so few women — to senior positions in the White House, Hollywood seemed intent Sunday on correcting the imbalance at the Golden Globes. "
"There are plenty of reasons to like Mindy Kaling's sitcom, but thus far, its portrayal of gender dynamics in healthcare hasn't been very realistic."
"Brace yourself for 'MacGyver,' Michael Jackson and 'Saved by the Bell' references: The '80s baby lawmakers are coming to Washington. In January, four new House members born during the Reagan years will be sworn in, bringing to six the number of lawmakers who could have gotten their first AOL accounts while in high school."
"What men want is eyebrows—or 'guybrows,' as Mr. Gafni calls them—that look polished but not at all tweezed."
"When I started writing my first book in 2003, I’d been blogging for more than three years."
"It's easier for me to identify with Trayvon Martin than George Zimmerman. As a teenager, I discovered what it was like to be hassled by a strange community's Neighborhood Watch, whose members once profiled me and my beat-up car with the Grateful Dead stickers parked on their leafy street after dark."
"'Sitting has become the smoking of our generation.' I argued this in my recent talk at TED2013"
"Experts have predicted that the reign of the tablet and the mobile phone may be over – with 2013 set to be the year of the 'phablet'."
"When trendsetters speculated what would be the defining men's fashion movement to sweep New York this winter, few opted for the male legging. But 'Megging', as the male legging is known, is now all the rage in sartorial circles."