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  • How to pretend you're not a hot mess

    How to pretend you're not a hot mess
    I just turned 29, but since I returned to grad school (thus decreasing my bank account and increasing my intake of cheap beer), I’ve felt kind of like a mess. My only furniture is a decade old bed, a lumpy futon and a dumpster-dived end table. I...
  • Digital Audience Ratings: 'The Mysteries of Laura's' Trending is Revealed, Levine's Voice Takes 'Fallon' to the Top

    Each week Variety publishes ListenFirst Digital Audience Ratings (DAR), a measurement of fan engagement across all the major digital platforms as it relates to TV shows (see the film version here). Provided by ListenFirst Media, DAR measures what...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Maze Runner' Buries Liam Neeson's 'Tombstones'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube,...
  • Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?

    Seniors on the Go: Oktoberfest, anybody?
    You don't have to be German to enjoy hot sausage and cold beer, do you? And what's more German than Oktoberfest? Because some 20 percent of the American population can claim some sort of roots to Germany, you can find Oktoberfests in dozens of U.S. cities...
  • Nicholas Carr's latest anti-technology rant, 'The Glass Cage'

    Nicholas Carr's latest anti-technology rant, 'The Glass Cage'
    With his 2010 bestseller, "The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains," Nicholas Carr emerged as one of the Information Age's chief scaredy-cats. But why stop at terrifying people about the Internet? Carr's new book, "The Glass Cage:...
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users

    Encyclopaedia Britannica sees digital growth, aims to draw new users
    Chicago-based Encyclopaedia Britannica, which shelved its venerable print edition in favor of a digital-only version more than two years ago, is looking to reclaim its legacy as the household reference of choice. The 246-year-old, privately held company...
  • Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park to close Sunday for fun

    Mimicking a practice called ciclovia that started in Colombia and has spread across the globe, the state will close Robinson Avenue along Lake Eola park in downtown Orlando to cars and trucks for most of Sunday. The fourth-tenths of a mile stretch will...
  • Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago

    Judah Friedlander brings his stand-up comedy act to Chicago
    Judah Friedlander never breaks character. That's not easy to do when that character is essentially your actual personality. Or, wait. Would that make it even simpler? Regardless, what you see is exactly what and who you get: a wacky-yet-controlled...
  • Naysayers try to dump cold water on ALS challenge

    If you needed proof that the world has grown too cynical, look no further than the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. The idea, essentially, was to challenge people to donate $100 to the ALS Association -- or have a bucket of ice water dumped on their heads....
  • Google hosts meetings across Europe on privacy rights

    Google hosts meetings across Europe on privacy rights
    PARIS (Reuters) - A panel appointed by search engine Google will hold the first of a series of meetings on Tuesday to debate the balance between privacy and the free flow of information after a May court ruling reinforced Europeans' "right to be...
  • Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly

    Virginia Gazette Last Word for Sept. 3: Stadium expansion; Warhill turnover; Not so neighborly
    W&M stadium expansion "I would love to attend William and Mary's football games, but they have few handicap parking places and they are usually full by 10 a.m. The college needs to spend some of the $27 million on parking. If they increase the 12,259...
  • Toronto Film Festival: Adam Sandler on fears of a technological planet

    Jason Reitman’s new movie “Men, Women and Children” is about the technology-fueled divide between an older and younger generation. On Saturday at the Toronto International Film Festival, the film's actors enacted their own version of...