Posts tagged "scan"

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Frost/Nixon”

Oscar time and Hollywood goes all highbrow on us, taking cues for Tony Award nominated, dramatic the-a-ter. Sure, you saw the movie, but what do you know about the play? In "Frost/Nixon," Richard Nixon and David Frost (British satirist-slash-serious-news-guy who used to be huge in the '70s) face-off on national TV after Dirty Dick’s fall…

By: Deborah Stein / February 21, 2009

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “The Reader”

Anyone can see the movie; only smarties read the book. This year all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads. "The Reader," by Bernard Schlink (1995) is a former Oprah-fave. Now it’s an Oscar-nommed movie starring Ralph Fienne…

By: Deborah Stein / February 15, 2009

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Benjamin Button”

Anyone can see the movie; only smarties read the book. This year all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads. First up is "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button." Based on a 1921 F. Scott Fitzgerald story, it…

By: Deborah Stein / February 10, 2009

Book Smart: Oscar Reads “Slumdog Millionaire”

Anyone can see the movie -- only smarties read the book. This year, all five nominees for Best Picture are stolen from based on literary sources. We’re giving you a cheat sheet to all of Hollywood’s hippest reads. "Slumdog Millionaire" scored 10 Oscar nods, which means we're going to get to see M.I.A. wear something…

By: Deborah Stein / February 6, 2009

Science Class: Your Hymen and You

Guys sure love tearing into our hymens. It's about time we do too. Because, like, it's part of you...or at least it was until you had pre-marital sex, you tramp! Just kidding, but seriously, knowledge is power. And like Wonder Woman and She-Ra before us, we deserve Powerful Privates, right? After the jump, a crash…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 30, 2009

Dude Awakening: Guy’s Guide To The Super Bowl

For the past five months I’ve been hard at work. I get up on Sundays at the crack of noon to scream and eat chicken wings. I’ve logged major couch time, tested the limits of sweat pant elasticity…all in the name of football. Am I ashamed of myself? A little. But that doesn’t mean I’m…

By: Matt Stein / January 30, 2009