Sidebar: if this student is considering going into teaching primary or secondary school, then a PhD will absolutely nothing to prepare him/her for being a good educator. Sure, they'll get a ton of specialized content knowledge, but 90% of teaching these days is classroom management and social work unless they opt for… » 12/17/14 1:44pm Yesterday 1:44pm

I'm curious about whether things have gotten better for American Apparel employees? Company culture can take a long time to change. While I'd hope the removal of this asshat magically made the sexual harassment and racism disappear from all levels of the organization, I kind of doubt it. » 12/17/14 8:45am Yesterday 8:45am

Oh man, this article. A couple of years ago, I realized that most of my closest friendships were at worst toxic and at best, not fun. It's sad and scary as hell to wake and up realize that most of the people you call friends aren't actually all that friendly. So I did the fade-away with most of 'em and re-engaged with… » 12/14/14 12:05pm Sunday 12:05pm

Hmmm. Hmmm. I wonder...might Del Rey have been having a problem because of, oh, I don't know, being asked to film a rape scene? I mean, was that detail in the original proposition or was it more vague, like, "Hey, want to shoot a music video together?" 'Cause I know I'd be pretty difficult to work with if you sprung… » 12/11/14 5:07pm 12/11/14 5:07pm

If he made a movie with William H. Macy, the set might explode from all the niceness. Who are some truly lovely actresses? Let's get them in, too. Make it happen! I could use a genuinely nice people movie with the way these past few weeks have been going. » 12/11/14 12:01pm 12/11/14 12:01pm