News: Pastis, Marc Jacobs, Winter Storm Names, The Hobbit
NYC's iconic eatery Pastis closing...
Cocaine use can make otherwise resistant immune cells HIV-susceptible.
Kill Your Darlings star Dane DeHaan photographed by Ryan McGinley for Vman.
Science Guy Bill Nye does the robot and dances to Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" in final Dancing with the Stars performance.
Lil Wayne, what the hell are you doing?
Marc Jacobs leaving Louis Vuitton after incredible funereal final Paris show. “When we started together, Marc Jacobs was a tiny little business of around $20 million,” Mr. Arnault said in an interview on Wednesday. “Now the totality of sales is approaching $1 billion. It has been an enormous growth.
PPP poll: Republicans more likely to subscribe to govt conspiracy theories. " Overall, 36% of Americans and 62% of Republicans believe that the Obama Administration is secretly trying to take everyone’s guns away; just 14% of Democrats believe the same. One in four Americans say that President Obama is secretly trying to figure out a way to stay in office beyond 2017 – including almost half of Republicans (44%). And 26% of Americans think that Muslims are covertly implementing Sharia Law in American court systems, while 55% don’t think so and another 19% aren’t sure."
It's the trailer for The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug.
Angela McCaskill, the Gallaudet diversity officer who was put on leave for signing a petition to put marriage equality on the ballot, files a lawsuit against the school: "Her lawsuit accuses Gallaudet of violating anti-discrimination provisions of the D.C. Human Rights Act and of intentionally causing her emotional distress."
Weather Channel releases winter storm names for 2013-2014: "This year’s list begins with Atlas and ends with Zephyr. The list was developed with the help of a Latin class at Bozeman, MT High School. The 26 names will be used in alphabetical order to identify strong winter storms that meet the naming criteria."
Henry Cavill needs a dining companion in Rome.
Disney is working on a live-action film about Cruella de Vil. No word on casting yet.
U.S. Reps. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and David Cicilline (D-R.I.) criticize Russia's anti-gay laws at Capitol Hill reception: “I strongly believe that every person deserves to live a life that is free from persecution and harassment and I am committed to guaranteeing the full enjoyment of universal rights for all members of LGBT community,” Ros-Lehtinen said. “Unfortunately, the situation in Russia for the LGBT community has been rapidly deteriorating.”
Lorde is doing a remake of this song for the Hunger Games soundtrack.
Canadian MTV series 1 Girl, 5 Gays announces new cast.
GaymerConnect announces GaymerX2 convention in July 2014: "According to co-founder and Creative Director Matt Conn, GaymerX was created to provide both a safe space for LGBT gamers, but also to start a dialog with game developers (and each other) around LGBT representations in games. With an outpour of fan and media support, the inaugural GaymerX convention was a huge success."