Electoral map savant Nate Silver ponders crotch-thruster Rick Perry’s electability.
Steve McQueen to direct 12 Years a Slave, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor as a mixed-race New Yorker who spent more than a decade on a Louisiana cotton plantation after being kidnapped.
Reporter’s letter ties Rupert Murdoch execs to the News of the World hacking scandal.
Why do “reductions” of twin pregnancies trouble pro-choicers?
Peter Bogdanovich reviews King Vidor’s La Boheme starring Lillian Gish.
Lady Gaga has a new video:
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