The Style Blog: July, 2013

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 07/31/2013

Arsenio Hall talks return to late-night TV

How will the world of Twitter and Google transform his new show?

By Emily Yahr  |  01:03 PM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Indie bookstore owners throw the book at President Obama

His speech at an Amazon fulfillment center angers the American Booksellers Association

By Ron Charles  |  08:40 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Five facts about Robin Thicke before 'Blurred Lines'

The singer has had a decade-long career before his summer hit.

By Veronica Toney  |  11:46 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 07/30/2013

'Under the Dome' renewed, 'Good Wife' writers grateful for Anthony Weiner: Critic's Notebook

It was CBS and Showtime day at the TV press tour.

By Hank Stuever  |  10:53 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 07/30/2013

In search of the elusive mid-priced bookcase

What to do when cheap bookcases look cheap and expensive ones are out of reach.

By Ron Charles  |  09:16 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 06:03 AM ET, 07/30/2013

Backstreet Boys, "In A World Like This": It's trending, but is it good?

It's trending. But is it any good?

By Chris Richards  |  06:03 AM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 07/29/2013

Vince Gill and Paul Franklin, GEMS, R.L. Grime: Critic's Notebook

Country star Gill pays tribute to the Bakersfield sound; plus new tunes from a D.C. duo and a top trap producer

By Chris Richards  |  10:02 PM ET, 07/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook, Music

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013

WATCH: George Zimmerman juror B-29 on 'GMA,' Edward Snowden's dad on 'Today'

Both morning shows had big gets on Friday morning.

By Emily Yahr  |  11:48 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 08:33 AM ET, 07/26/2013

'Gone Girl' completes 52 weeks on The Washington Post bestseller list

What's the secret to the success of Gillian Flynn's mystery?

By Ron Charles  |  08:33 AM ET, 07/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Prince Harry will make sure Prince George 'has fun'

The new uncle told reporters he will make sure to keep his nephew out of harm's way and ensure he has fun.

By Cara Kelly  |  04:58 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 07/25/2013

#TBT: On 'Project Runway,' Zac Posen is no Michael Kors

A look back at the best quotes from famed designer judge.

By Cara Kelly  |  03:20 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/25/2013

10 Books to celebrate the 23rd anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Here are books that portray people with special needs sensitively, respectfully and -- most important -- realistically

By Ron Charles  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Human Rights Campaign urges NBC's Olympic broadcasts to expose Russia's anti-gay laws

A few weeks ago, a law passed in Russia banning " "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations,"

By Emily Yahr  |  02:30 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 07/25/2013

WATCH: 'SNL' loses another big name as Jason Sudeikis confirms departure

During an interview with David Letterman, Jason Sudeikis took the opportunity to say he was truly done with 'SNL.'

By Emily Yahr  |  10:24 AM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Keith Olbermann will indeed be allowed to talk about politics on new ESPN show

Olbermann shot down a report that said his new nightly ESPN show will be devoid of any talk about politics.

By Hank Stuever  |  06:05 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Queen Elizabeth visits Baby Cambridge at Kensington Palace

One very important royal never made an appearance in front of those famous Lindo Wing wooden doors Tuesday. Instead Queen Elizabeth opted to visit Baby Cambridge at his home Wednesday.

By Veronica Toney  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013

WATCH: 'The Daily Show,' 'Colbert Report' take on royal baby

"The Daily Show" and "Colbert Report" both offered segments on the new prince.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:50 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby, TV

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Duchess of Cambridge wears polka dot Jenny Packham dress to leave hospital

The British designer is a go-to for Catherine for public appearances.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Grandparents Carole and Michael Middleton visit St. Mary's hospital

The new parents arrive before Kate and Will set to leave the hospital.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Grandparenthood doesn't keep Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, from royal duties

By Veronica Toney  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Memories of Princess Diana surface as Kate, Will prepare to leave the hospital

The late-princess' sensibilities will likely have a big impact on Prince William and Catherine's parenting style.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Letterman, Leno and O'Brien get in on royal baby jokes late-night

All the late night hosts had a good time riffing on the new baby.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby, TV

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

CNN interviews woman in labor during Great Kate Wait; ABC to air special

The moment the Great Kate Wait came to an end on Monday, some networks started scrambling on how to capitalize on the news for the best wall-to-wall coverage.

By Emily Yahr  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby, TV

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Ikonika, Weekend, South Rail: Critic's Notebook

Notable recordings from the world of pop music.

By Chris Richards  |  02:49 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Critic's Notebook, Music

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

#welcometotheworld hashtag inspires happy tweets for royal baby

Clarence House callout inspires an outpouring of congratulations from across the globe.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Obamas congratulate Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

The President and First Lady express their happiness for the new parents.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

If it feels like #royalbaby hijacked your Twitter feed, that's because he did

Nearly one million people have tweeted the hashtag #royalbaby today -- more than tweeted #Grammys during the 2013 awards or #London2012 during the Olympic games.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Carolyn Hax's top advice for new parents, like Prince William and Kate Middleton

A new baby comes with lots of questions. Advice columnist Carolyn Hax has offered lots of advice for new parents and family members over the years. Here are some of her top tips.

By Style Blog  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

Sign virtual card for royal baby, Prince of Cambridge

Clarence House congratulates Duke and Duchess of Cambridge with Google+ card.

By Lindsey Cook  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013

James, George or Alexander: Potential royal baby names for Prince of Cambridge

James, George and Alexander are thought to be the front-runners for royal baby names.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:48 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/24/2013

That &%$! book title

David Gilbert calls his new novel "

By Ron Charles  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 07/24/2013

'New' releases from Amazon see into the future

The Internet marketer cleverly pushes big-name books that won't be published for months.

By Ron Charles  |  02:47 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2013

What should Kate Middleton and Prince William name the royal baby?

George? James? Arthur? Potential names for Britain's royal baby are swirling. Which one would you pick for the prince of Cambridge?

By Greg Barber  |  02:41 PM ET, 07/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Royal baby memorabilia sales could top royal wedding

Tchotchkie makers everywhere have been churning out royal baby collectors items.

By Cara Kelly  |  02:17 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013

Royal baby could share birthday with Selena Gomez, Bob Dole or Daniel Radcliffe

Baby Cambridge is straddling the line of sharing a birthday with former Disney princess, Selena Gomez, or America's favorite Brit, Daniel Radcliffe.

By Veronica Toney  |  01:28 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 07/22/2013

#royalbaby and Buckingham Palace satire: A Twitter round-up

A round-up of the best jokes circulating on Twitter as the world waits for the birth of the royal baby.

By Cara Kelly  |  12:37 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 07/22/2013

At local hospitals, patients focused on their 'own royal baby'

Women who have gone into labor along with the Duchess are, understandably, not too caught up in royal baby fever.

By Jennifer Maas  |  12:31 PM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Hundreds gather to watch corpse flower unfurl

Those expecting a stench were disappointed: the flower waits until the evening to do its thing.

By Adrian Higgins  |  11:53 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 AM ET, 07/22/2013

The royal baby's sign is Cancer

The next hour will be an important one for the royal baby. It's the difference between being a Cancer or a Leo.

By Veronica Toney  |  11:40 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Kate Middleton's mother may be the winner of the royal baby birthday bet

The mother of the Duchess of Cambridge may have guessed the correct due date.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:22 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 07:32 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Royal baby FAQs answered as Duchess of Cambridge labor is announced

The royal baby wait is almost over! Now What? Frequently asked questions about the royal baby.

By Autumn Brewington and Veronica Toney  |  07:32 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/22/2013

Split This Rock announces lineup for spring poetry festival

Writers from across the United States and the world to speak at four-day Washington event in March.

By Ron Charles  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 07/20/2013

You think this is hot? Hear what Lincoln's secretary said about Washington summers

"The State Department, always impossible, has been a little Hell upon earth."

By Ron Charles  |  09:41 AM ET, 07/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 07/19/2013

J.K. Rowling, and a look at startlingly honest press statements

Rowling's law firm, which was the leak of her ghost author identity, took responsibility by offering a very detailed apology.

By Emily Yahr  |  11:23 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books, Media

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 07/19/2013

'Girl Most Likely,' broken down by Kristen Wiig gifs

Kristen Wiig is back in a young-woman-hits-bottom comedy that looks like a saving grace for those who are tired of sending "Bridesmaids" gifs.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:50 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 08:15 AM ET, 07/19/2013

Sweatiquette, or how I learned to survive the D.C. heat

By Robin Givhan  |  08:15 AM ET, 07/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:50 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Outrage over Rolling Stone cover triggers release of new photos of alleged Boston bomber

Boston magazine publishes more photos of alleged marathon bomber in aftermath of Rolling Stone cover

By Paul Farhi  |  06:50 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 07/18/2013

#TBT: 'Fruitvale Station' and the Oscar Grant case

Images surrounding the death of Oscar Grant and trial of the former BART officer who shot him look eerily familiar to the recent protests surrounding the George Zimmerman case.

By Cara Kelly  |  05:21 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies

Posted at 03:06 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Emmy surprises include Adam Driver, Jason Bateman, new faces in lead drama actress category

A lot of the Emmy noms were predictable as usual, but a couple of new faces shows up.

By Emily Yahr  |  03:06 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 07/18/2013

Julianna Margulies, Tatiana Maslany: Some of this year's Emmy snubs

Sometimes, it's more fun to look at who didn't get a nomination.

By Emily Yahr  |  01:12 PM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Kerry Washington up for best actress Emmy, "gladiators" rejoice

"Scandal" fans, known as "gladiators," rejoice on Twitter.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:45 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:25 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Emmy awards: 'The Americans' is hiding in plain sight, and other thoughts from a critic

TV critic Hank Stuever offers his take on this year's nominees

By Hank Stuever  |  11:25 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Did 'Mad Men' deserve its Emmy nomination?

It's a near certainty that it will be on the top list every year, but does season 6 of "Mad Men" deserve yet another Emmy nomination for outstanding drama? The short answer, if you dutifully slogged through it, is no.

By Hank Stuever  |  10:20 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 07/18/2013

'House of Cards,' 'Veep,' 'Scandal': Huge presence for D.C.-based shows at Emmys

District-themed shows got a lot of love Thursday morning.

By Emily Yahr  |  09:59 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Emmy nominations, instant reaction: Netflix, Kerry Washington and other things to know

Five things to know about this year's Emmy nominations.

By Emily Yahr  |  09:20 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Complete list of the 65th Emmy Awards nominees

By Veronica Toney  |  09:13 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 07/18/2013

Emmy nominations announced

Kate Mara and Aaron Paul announce the nominees around 8:30 a.m.

By Emily Yahr  |  07:02 AM ET, 07/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2013

Talia Castellano, YouTube makeup star, dies at 13

Young cancer patient met hero Ellen Degeneres and was made an honorary CoverGirl.

By Jennifer Maas  |  12:11 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 07/17/2013

WATCH: MTV announces 2013 Video Music Award nominees

Justin Timberlake, Macklemore and Lewis top the list of contenders with six nods each.

By Cara Kelly  |  11:00 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 07/16/2013

WATCH: TV news crews play the royal baby watch waiting game

Broadcast and cable networks struggle to come up with stories while waiting for the royal baby to be born.

By Emily Yahr  |  05:03 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby, TV

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 07/16/2013

The tabloids' royal baby impatience

Well, the tabloids certainly thought the royal baby would have made an appearance by now.

By Style Blog  |  04:12 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 07/16/2013

Juror B37 and the Zimmerman trial book deal that wasn't

For one juror in the Zimmerman trial, a swift end to a possible literary career.

By Dan Zak  |  12:58 PM ET, 07/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 07/15/2013

NTSB cans intern who 'confirmed' names of Asiana pilots

NTSB says intern confirmed incorrect names of Asiana pilots, causing an Oakland TV station to air an embarrassing correction.

By Paul Farhi  |  07:23 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:42 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Looking for Cinderella

Missing something? Reunite a lost shoe with its cinderella.

By Washington Post Editors  |  05:42 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Royal baby succession: Queens (and kings) who might have been

If the royal baby is a girl, her birth and eventual succession to the throne will upturn centuries of male primogeniture.

By Frances Stead Sellers  |  02:25 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 07/15/2013

Josh Friedland on @ruthbourdain and Twitter's anniversary

The food writer behind the mysterious Twitter handle talks about keeping his identity a secret and the various uses for the social media platform.

By Cara Kelly  |  01:47 PM ET, 07/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Media

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 07/14/2013

Cory Monteith: A look back at his definitive 'Glee' role

Monteith, who died at age 31, was an integral part of the show's huge impact.

By Emily Yahr  |  01:00 PM ET, 07/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 07/12/2013

What's your NSA avoidance style?

Choose options from a flowchart to find your perfect solution for NSA avoidance.

By Masuma Ahuja and Lindsey Cook  |  03:17 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:20 PM ET, 07/12/2013

'Sharknado': The most shocking (and totally false) moments

Just a few facts it's worth keeping in mind when contemplating a sharkopocalpse.

By Juliet Eilperin  |  02:20 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/12/2013

Snooki's advice for Kate on new motherhood

A reality TV princess offers advice to the Duchess of Cambridge on life with a new baby.

By Jennifer Maas  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 07/12/2013

Royal baby news: How will we learn about the arrival?

A British diplomat describes how he and other envoys will learn about the Royal baby's birth

By Frances Stead Sellers  |  07:01 AM ET, 07/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 07/11/2013

Jay-Z turns 'Magna Carta Holy Grail' into performance art

One Song. Six Hours. Last night Jay-Z performed "Picasso Baby" as performance art at the Pace Gallery in Chelsea, New York.

By Veronica Toney  |  12:01 PM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Art, Music

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/11/2013

And the royal baby name is

Take a guess at Baby Cambridge's name with the Royal Baby name generator.

By Veronica Toney  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 07/10/2013

Read with The Washington Post on Goodreads

Join The Washington Post's group on the social network Good Reads to discuss this month's summer reading book, "Beautiful Ruins."

By Lindsey Cook  |  04:45 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 07/10/2013

'Cap South' is a sitcom about Congressional staffers, by a former Congressional staffer

The new webseries follows the oddball staff of a fictional congresswoman as they traipse around Capitol Hill.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  03:56 PM ET, 07/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  TV

Posted at 06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Anna Wintour backs Hillary Clinton at Oscar de la Renta exhibit opening

The storied fashion editor hinted she’d like to see the former Secretary of State back on the campaign trail.

By Cara Kelly  |  06:57 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fashion

Posted at 03:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013

Jay-Z's "Magna Carta Holy Grail": Lots of hype, little inspiration

Jay-Z's latest album "Magna Carta...Holy Grail" is an uninspired collection. Did his recent output serve as foreshadowing?

By Veronica Toney  |  03:55 PM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Music

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 07/09/2013

No royal baby yet, but an official title for Baby Cambridge

We know know what Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge's, baby's official title will be.

By Veronica Toney  |  11:07 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Royal Baby

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 07/04/2013

Patti Stanger, the Millionaire Matchmaker, brings love home

Patti Stanger is moving from hookups to home accents.But, what do matchmaking and home decorating have to do with one another? Turns out a lot.

By Veronica Toney  |  12:32 PM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:38 AM ET, 07/04/2013

'There I was -- surrounded by macram tigers'

Don't shoot those wild beasts -- knit them!

By Ron Charles  |  10:38 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013

#TBT: The birth of Prince William

A few details surrounding birth of the royal baby may be gleaned from Prince William's delivery.

By Cara Kelly  |  08:02 AM ET, 07/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Alicia Silverstone launches breast milk sharing program

Vegan actress Alicia Silverstone recently announced plans to start a breast milk sharing program for health-conscious moms.

By Bethonie Butler  |  03:21 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 07/02/2013

Join Book World's summer reading program

The Book World team has compiled a list of 10 books that will make any beach vacation, plane ride, road trip, or staycation more entertaining. Then join us in reading "Beautiful Ruins."

By Veronica Toney  |  12:41 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Books

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 07/01/2013

Royal baby watchers ramp up on Princess Diana's would-be 52nd Birthday

Today would have been Diana, the late Princess of Whales, 52nd birthday. This has led many royal baby watchers to speculate that Prince William and Kate Middleton's baby could be born today.

By Autumn Brewington  |  03:25 PM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Culture, Royal Baby

Posted at 10:34 AM ET, 07/01/2013

BET Awards 2013: Charlie Wilson, Justin Timberlake, Pharrell, and Snoop Dogg steal the show

At the 2013 BET Awards awards were given, but performances stole the show.

By Veronica Toney  |  10:34 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Movies, Music

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 07/01/2013

Jennifer Miller begins record-breaking month of book-club visits

The Washington-born novelist hopes to speak with 100 book clubs using Skype and other social media tools

By Ron Charles  |  08:54 AM ET, 07/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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