A news roundup for April 8
What's going to happen next? Here are four possible scenarios.
Not that we believed Putin anyway. But now we have proof he's lying.
Elijah Cummings took Issa to task for ending the hearing.
Sure, she's amazing, but don't you think Yulia Lipnitskaya looked a little...pubescent out there?
On his birthday, watch the author on film
How bad a play can a professional basketball player make?
Privacy and celebrity aren't particularly well-acquainted concepts. But actors Maggie Gyllenhaal and John Cusack appear in a new PSA video calling for an end to NSA surveillance practices.
October 14, 2002
With Arthur Miller reaching the age of eighty-seven this month, it is time for those of us who have not always been in his corner to salute one of our theater's most distinguished elder statesmen. Aging surely has its inconsolable side, the worst being the waning of your faculties and the loss of those you love (Miller this year suffered the death of his wife, the gifted photographer Inge Morath.) But one of the advantages of growing old is that you finally begin to outlive your critics—or at least their sour opinions of you.
Jenny’s love life is in tatters. “You know, I love being single,” confesses the talk-show host, but her smoker-induced “ashtray breath” keeps all the men at bay. After all, it’s hard balancing the roles of busy smoker and eligible woman seeking love. But luckily for Jenny, she’s found “a smarter alternative,” blu e-cigs, cigarettes that make her “feel better” about herself.
On this day in 1828, Leo Tolstoy was born. This surprisingly clear footage from 1910 shows the author towards the end of his life.