Friday Dec 6
Our uneconomic methods of measuring economic research
Academic economists - especially in the US - are continuously evaluated, with salaries and promotions hanging on outcomes.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Brad Pitt wants prisoners as movie extras - Indiatalkies.com
The 49-year-old is currently shooting for "Fury" in Chilterns, south east England, which is just yards away from the high security men's prison - The Mount - in Hertfordshire.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Variety announced today that actor Jonah Hill will be honored with the Creative Impact in Acting Award at the 2014 Palm Springs International Film Festival .
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Oscars: Scorsese And DiCaprio Back In The Race As 'Wolf Of Wall ...
The last shoe to drop in the 2013 awards race dropped Saturday as Martin Scorsese's much-awaited The Wolf Of Wall Street was unveiled to SAG voters at a couple of screenings at the WGA theatre in Beverly Hills.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Twin Cities Daily Planet
A guide to the 2013 holiday film season
Wednesday November 27 marks another day on the movie calendar where distributors start making plans on unleashing a few counterprogramming films, along with some big serious films that studios have been carefully hanging onto for the Thanksgiving/Christmas season in hopes of vying for Oscar gold.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Famous authors pick best books of 2013; top 10 sports books; symbolism for dummies: book...
The Guardian asked a lot of big-name writers on both sides of the Atlantic to pick their best books of the year.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Brad Pitt Island, a Gift From Angelina Jolie, Is Just a Rumor
The rumor that Angelina Jolie is purchasing a heart-shape island for Brad Pitt's birthday is just that a rumor but the island's owners have told E! News that the property is still for sale.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Jonah Hill: 'Leonardo Dicaprio Let Me Down In Punch Scene'
Actor Jonah Hill blames LEONARDO Di Caprio for allowing him to get punched for real on the set of The Wolf Of Wall Street - because he failed to object to director Martin Scorsese 's painful idea.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Immigration "Reform" Turned Out To Be A Paper Jaguar
The massive push of 2013 by much of the Establishment for the Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was a classic Hi-Lo Teamup against the middle, in which various elites cover their naked pursuit of their self-interest with the fig leaf that they are doing it to liberate some minority from discrimination, given near 100% air cover by the media.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
The Sand Trap
Scenes from Moneyball that make me think of golf and golf instruction
Yep there is definitely an "old guard" in golf instruction that wants to keep their heads in the sand.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Wall Street Journal
Odds Lot: Statisticians Party Like It's 2.013 x 10 Cubed
NEUVE, Belgium-When Ingrid van Keilegom tells people she is a statistician, they usually reply fearfully, " 'Oh, no,' " she says.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Video: Sneak Peek - NBC's Parks and Recreation Returns
It's twice the Parks and Recreation fun tonight when the quirky NBC comedy PARKS AND RECREATION returns with back-to-back new episodes beginning at 8/7c.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Brad Pitt victim of camping prank
Brad Pitt and Shia LaBeouf were left shaken when the crew of their new movie 'Fury' gatecrashed their bonding camping trip.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
The Huffington Post
George Clooney Just Can't Stop Talking About Brad Pitt
Whether talking about his looks, talents, girlfriend or children, Clooney just can't seem to stop gushing about his famous BFF.