When Michelle Obama walked onto the stage of Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium Saturday evening, the crowd let loose screams of joy usually reserved for rock stars. Audience members, who'd spent the day talking about gender equality as part of the United State of Women summit, listened raptly for 40 minutes as Obama, in conversation with […]
Ava DuVernay is going to hire women, whether male directors like it or not. And if they don't? Well, they can go ahead and sue her. While accepting the Woman of Vision award during Thursday's Gloria Awards, the Wrinkle in Time director told the audience that she'd once received a call from a male director […]
It's Saturday – have any big plans? No? Great. Join us in looking at photos of the planets with professional pop star and amateur astronomer Ariana Grande. SEE ALSO: Ariana Grande references Manchester in uplifting 'No Tears Left To Cry' video The artist fired off a few planetary appreciation tweets on Saturday morning, expressing first […]
Disney released seven new episodes from its Star Wars: Forces of Destiny series on May 4, the unofficial, annual Star Wars holiday. (May the fourth be with you. Get it?!) One episode in particular stands out for its connection to another recent Star Wars release. The episode "Perilous Pursuits" retells a chase sequence that we […]
The latest viral food dividing our nation? Pickle soft serve, which is available at Lucky Pickle Dumpling Co. in New York City. The cold, hard truth behind pickle soft serve, though, is that it's more of a cucumber ice cream than anything else. Per Refinery29's profile of the dish, the primary ingredient is actually fresh-pressed, […]
The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.
Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.