The Daily Pop Culture Scene

The Summer of Modesty–WSJ Pin-Up-Girl glamour returns and is kind to women’s curves; bye-bye, bikini. Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade to Publish Book on Fatherhood–Page Views “A Father First: How My Life Became Bigger Than Basketball” is D-Wade’s memoir of childhood, growth, and fatherhood. What Pop Culture Favorites Do Academics Study Most?–Slate The intellectual allure of The … Continued

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Celebrities at Prom, Awkward or Cute?–The Daily Beast Odd Couple: China Meets Hollywood–WSJ Miley Cyrus, Exercise Addict?–Daily Mail Will Blue Like Jazz Save Christian Cinema?–Atlantic . . . And Love Handles for All–Frank Bruni in NYT Celebrate Tax Day With These Tax-Troubled Stars–E! Tupac Returns to Stage After Dying Fifteen Years Ago–Gawker The Role and … Continued

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Best Actor Jean Dujardin’s Raunchy Next Movie–Daily Beast Davy Jones, RIP, Was Pivotal Teen Idol–Chicago Tribune How Davy Jones Changed the World–Ed Driscoll Christopher Plummer & Old Hollywood at Oscars–Forbes Lady Gaga’s Anti-Bullying Crusade–Nicholas Kristof Yoga, Olympic Sport or Pretentious Fad?–WSJ Gordon Gekko, Unintended Role Model–Atlantic

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Happy Valentine’s Day! Nora Ephron’s Favorite Love Stories–The Daily Beast A Single’s Valentine–Kathryn Lopez at NRO In Film This Means War, Bromance Conquers Romance–LA Times Opposites Attract: The Oddest Film Couples–Atlantic Facebook’s Love and Breakup Songs–Huffington Post Grammys Praise the Old at the Expense of the New–NYT New Documentary Explores Clinton’s Famous Libido–Daily Caller Model … Continued

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by Emily Esfahani Smith New York vs. Paris, A Contrast in Minimalist Pictures—Brain Pickings Kristen Stewart Gives Middle Finger to Paris Fashion Shoot—E! One Man’s Disillusioning Journey Through Film School—LA Times Has Top Chef Gone Bland?—The Daily Beast Lana Del Ray’s Beautiful and Twisted Fantasy—Atlantic It’s Official: Hollywood Is Totally Self-Obsessed—NYT Videogamers Go On Non-Killing … Continued

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The Elegant Hats of Kate Middleton—Daily Beast The Impermanence of e-Books Erodes Our Values—Jonathan Franzen Leonard Cohen Q&A on New Tour, ‘Old Ideas’—Rolling Stone Ew. You Eat That: On the Strange Food of Others—WSJ The Indispensable Accessories of Our Literary Giants—Atlantic How the Culture Evolved From Old to New—Weekly Standard The Eight Manliest Collaborations of All Time—Vulture … Continued

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Our Nostalgia for Old Hollywood—Washington Post Stay in Washington, Wayward Professor—Mark Judge Is Anyone Still Watching Grey’s Anatomy?—Huffington Post We Are More Than Just a Sum of Our Biological Parts—Roger Scruton Rap Is At Center of Protests in Arab World, Africa—NYT Real Housewives: Fascinating and Important TV—The Daily Beast The Help‘s Octavia Spencer: “Women Would Be … Continued

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The Best of Paris Haute Couture—Daily Beast Why Don’t the Oscars Like LOL Comedies?—Atlantic 50 Million Abortions and One Dead Cat—Mark Judge How Having Children Shattered My Ego—Philip Glass God and Man in Spike Lee’s Red Hook Summer—RNS Imperfect Makeup Is Just That: Imperfect—Causeway Road Iranian Film A Separation Offers Riddles, Not Answers—Chicago Tribune Related … Continued

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Where pop culture meets the virtues . . . Taylor Swift: The Single Life in Bohemian Chic—Vogue Mark Wahlberg on his Rocky Childhood and the Importance of Faith—via Hot Air The End of Twinkies?—The Daily Beast How Nietzsche Changed American Culture—NYT The Exquisite Beauty of Kathleen Edwards’ Voyageur Album—Rolling Stone Gov. Christie Talks Weight, Doughnuts … Continued

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Where pop culture meets the virtues . . . Presenting the best in Golden Globes’ gossip, chatter, and analysis: Recap: Who Won What—Big Hollywood Celebrating Middle Aged Woman—Huffington Post The Best Dressed at the Golden Globes—The Daily Beast Pic of the Day . . . the classy Helen Mirren: The Golden Globes Fashion Breakdown—WSJ Host Ricky … Continued

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