Posts from June 12, 2013

Darren Criss Finally Met His ‘Boyfriend': PHOTO

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An 8-year-old with a well-documented (by his mother) crush on Darren Criss got to meet his "boyfriend" in Chicago: Eventually, the time did pass, and we were brought up to meet him. My kiddo was so nervous and anxious that he was practicall…

NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden Speaks Out Again

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Edward Snowden, the former Booz Allen Hamilton employee who has sought refuge in Hong Kong after the release of documents related to the NSA and its surveillance of American citizens, spoke out today in an interview with the South China Morning Post:…

Singer-Songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs: ‘I am Super Gay’

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Singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs came out of the closet in a blog post today. Said Owen Youngs: I’m writing to tell you, among other things, that I am super gay. This may or may not come as a surprise to you. If it does: Surprise! If it does not:…

1925 Hand-Drawn Map of Greenwich Village

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Here's a very cool hand-drawn map of Greenwich Village from 1925. Many of the area's most famous landmarks have yet to appear. It would be 42 years before The Stonewall Inn arrived. (via slate)…