The Style Blog: January, 2013

Posted at 03:26 PM ET, 01/31/2013

YA author Rachel Cohn visits Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School

YA author Rachel Cohn visited Bethesda Chevy-Chase, her old high school.

By Ron Charles  |  03:26 PM ET, 01/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BCC, Books, Rachel Cohn, YA books, YA fiction

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 01/30/2013

US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey on the legacy of the Civil War

US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey talks about Walt Whitman and the mythology of the Civil War that still influences America's historical memory.

By Ron Charles  |  04:20 PM ET, 01/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Civil War, Poetry

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 01/29/2013

Critic's Notebook: Lonnie Holley, Future, Western Medication

Notable recordings from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  10:09 AM ET, 01/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  critics notebook, music

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 01/28/2013

SAG Awards fashion: Black, navy and a wardrobe malfunction

SAG Awards fashion: Black, navy and a wardrobe malfunction

By Cara Kelly  |  12:02 PM ET, 01/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013

Sarah Palin, Fox News no more

Sarah Palin has cut ties with Fox News Channel, ending an association with the cable network that had provided the most visible forum for her conservative views.

By Paul Farhi  |  06:20 PM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 01/25/2013

Stephen King releases gun control essay

Best-selling author Stephen King has just released a passionate call for greater gun control. In a coup for Amazon, the essay is available only through its Kindle Store for 99 cents.

By Ron Charles  |  11:36 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 01/22/2013

Did Beyonce lip sync her National Anthem performance? Are you surprised?

Less than 24 hours after the social mediaverse collectively patted her on the back for a bright rendition of "The Star Spangled Banner," Beyonce is being accused of lip-syncing it.

By Chris Richards  |  07:37 PM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  music

Posted at 12:15 AM ET, 01/22/2013

Critic's Notebook: Pro Era, Dawn Richard, Nosaj Thing

Critic's Notebook: Pro Era, Dawn Richard, Nosaj Thing

By Chris Richards  |  12:15 AM ET, 01/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  critics notebook, music

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 01/20/2013

The Running of the Balls

Read the guidelines behind the amazing race.

By Dan Zak and Monica Hesse  |  09:30 PM ET, 01/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 01/18/2013

For a second inaugural, less stress on attire

Dressing for duress replaces dressing to impress for a second round of inaugural balls.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:51 PM ET, 01/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Matchmaking: There's an App for that

Washington D.C. startup, Hinge, launches mobile dating site that connects friends of friends.

By Veronica Toney  |  04:23 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Dating, style blog

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Captain Underpants now available on the iPad

Parents beware, the beloved brief-clad superhero series is now available for purchase on the iPad.

By Ron Charles  |  01:45 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 10:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013

Golden Globes red carpet: Your Inauguration beauty cheat sheet

Recreate these beauty trends from the stars of the Golden Globes for your inaugural soirees.

By Cara Kelly  |  10:31 AM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Critic’s Notebook: Parquet Courts, Destiny’s Child, Dylan Ryan/Sand

By Chris Richards  |  09:56 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 01/14/2013

‘Catfish’ star Max Joseph on Internet dating, getting ‘catfish’-ed

Documentary filmmaker and half of the team that helps connect people on MTV’s “Catfish: The TV Show” answers our questions.

By Veronica Toney  |  03:51 PM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  TV | Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 01/14/2013

National Book Critics Circle finalists announced

Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” and Robert Caro’s latest volume on Lyndon Johnson are among the 30 finalists.

By Ron Charles  |  10:56 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013

The 2013 Golden Globes: A GIF re-creation

Aziz Ansari’s new groove, drunken Glenn Close and a very unimpressed Taylor Swift.

By Cara Kelly and Fahima Haque  |  06:30 AM ET, 01/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:27 PM ET, 01/13/2013

Golden Globes: Red dominates the red carpet

Hues of rose, coral and crimson shone on leading ladies.

By Katherine Boyle  |  11:27 PM ET, 01/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 01/12/2013

‘The Bachelor’ turns up the heat with Harlequin

Contestants on Monday night’s episode vie for a book-cover deal with the giant romance publisher.

By Ron Charles  |  11:35 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 01/12/2013

Miss America Pageant elevates two new platforms

Contestants share personal stories, raising awareness about autism and breast cancer.

By Cara Kelly  |  09:00 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:27 AM ET, 01/12/2013

Duchess of Cambridge’s official portrait: ‘stunningly unflattering’

London unveiling of Kate’s portrait causes critic to recall some of Dickens’ grimmest scenes.

By Anne Midgette  |  06:27 AM ET, 01/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013

Alicia Keys, Brad Paisley, Katy Perry, Usher and others to appear at inaugural balls and concerts

By Chris Richards  |  11:52 AM ET, 01/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 01/09/2013

RGIII’s Surgeon’s new book published this week: How to prevent sports injuries (Oh.)

How to prevent sports injuries (Oh.)

By Neely Tucker  |  12:11 PM ET, 01/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 01/08/2013

Jason Wu launches ‘Miss Wu’ line at Nordstrom

The designer parntered with Nordstrom for his first foray into the contemporary market.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:51 PM ET, 01/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Critic’s Notebook: Ashley Monroe, Wale, Burial and Skrillex

New music from Ashley Monroe, Wale, Burial and Skrillex

By Chris Richards  |  10:47 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 01/07/2013

Mister Rogers viral image: The story of the boy

Tommy Paulhamus told Mister Rogers that he wanted to poke him in the nose.

By Maura Judkis  |  01:11 PM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:35 AM ET, 01/07/2013

Gary Shteyngart blurbs

When you're glancing at paperbacks, do you care that Alice Munro thinks Elizabeth Strout shines with integrity and humor ? Who, exactly, at the New York Times claimed that Robopocalypse is ingenious ?

By Melissa Bell  |  10:35 AM ET, 01/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First Post, Gary Shteyngart

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 01/04/2013

Gary Shteyngart blurbs

A new documentary examines the nature of blurbs by focusing on the master blurber himself.

By Ron Charles  |  06:31 PM ET, 01/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 01/03/2013

The Washington City Paper fiction issue

Four short stories show how life is lived by real people in the District.

By Ron Charles  |  07:30 PM ET, 01/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  books

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 01/02/2013

The List demands your attention!

The annual In/Out List has been loosed upon the world. Haven’t scrutinized it yet? Go ahead.

By Dan Zak  |  01:55 PM ET, 01/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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