Posts tagged "ted"

Channing Tatum’s E-Mail Writing Style Is The Only Positive Thing To Come Out Of The Sony Hack

There’s been a lot of really cruddy news coming out of the Sony e-mail hack – Angelina Jolie was called “a minimally talented spoiled brat;” an executive suggested she should ask President Obama if he liked Django (in context, it was clearly a racial if not flat-out racist statement); Jennifer Lawrence was paid significantly le…

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / December 15, 2014

Meet Amy Webb, The Woman Who Outsmarted Online Dating

When Amy Webb, a single 30-something who had just gone through a breakup, was faced with the prospect of trying to find eligible bachelors in the city of Philadelphia, she realized the pickings were slim. How slim? After crunching some data on single, Jewish men, she ascertained that she had exactly 35 possible romantic optio…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 3, 2013

Anyone Who’s Ever Suffered From Mental Illness (Or Known Someone Who Has) Must Watch Eleanor Longdon’s TED Talk

Eleanor Longdon was a college student when she began hearing a totally neutral voice in her head that would narrate her daily going ons in the third person. “She is leaving the room.” She is going to the lecture.” Longdon’s relationship with this innocuous narrator eventually turned into what she called a “psychic civil war”…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 12, 2013

Seth MacFarlane’s “Ted” Looks Kind Of Amazing

The restricted trailer for “Ted,” Seth MacFarlane’s feature film directing debut, was released recently and damn, does it look ridiculous. Mark Wahlberg plays John, a man who lives with his childhood teddy bear brought to life, Ted (voiced by MacFarlane). When John falls in love with Lori (Mila Kunis), he’s forced to grow up. That…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 6, 2012