Category: Culture

Sara Bareilles to Star in ‘Waitress’ on Broadway

Sara Bareilles has been tapped to star in the musical Waitress for a limited engagement. The singer-songwriter composed the music and lyrics for the Broadway hit based off the 2007 film of the same name….

50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time

Cavemen whacked one another in the nuts for cheap yuks, and Medieval fools jabbered in a flop sweat to keep from being beheaded. But the idea of getting onstage in front of strangers, just one…

Man Found Guilty of 1979 Kidnapping, Murder of Etan Patz

Pedro Hernandez was found guilty of felony murder and kidnapping in the death of six-year-old Etan Patz, who infamously disappeared from his SoHo bus stop in 1979, NBC New York reports. The 56-year-old Hernandez was…

How to Force Government Transparency, Even Under Trump

In the United States, the government is supposed to work for the people. It is, after all, in the people’s name – and with their dollars – that everything is carried out, from tanks being…

Famed ‘Grey Gardens’ Home is Up for Sale

The famed, once-dilapidated home featured in cult-favorite documentary Grey Gardens is up for sale. According to Newsday, the East Hampton home is listed for $19.995 million. Grey Gardens, the mansion occupied by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’…

Is the Trans Conversation Changing in Texas?

For many transgender Americans, especially those in Texas, this is an uncertain time. The state legislature, which convenes in Austin every other year, entered this session in January with Senate Bill 6 – legislation mandating…