I hate to be one of *those* people, but she gave up her Middleton last name when she got married. She's Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge. She doesn't actually have a last name any more. Or it's Windsor. I get that as Americans we want to do things our way and for some reason that means to still call her by a name she… » 4/17/14 8:56pm Thursday 8:56pm

Nah, she's not. She had wine at a winery visit and then they did a speedboat river race or something where they explicitly say pregnant women should not do. So I highly doubt it. I think there will be a second one, but they'll wait till after the tour. » 4/13/14 12:17pm Sunday 12:17pm

This is a really odd post. So he made the wrong word choice by saying "easy". Is that really worthy of this kind of reaction? His general message was positive and correct, that China has a rich and important cultural history and he was very happy to be there. » 4/01/14 10:41pm 4/01/14 10:41pm

Great piece. I came of age in DC in the late 80's, so the house that I worshipped was at Tracks and though I tended to favor more the UK New Wave, these disco grooves were always a favorite. I had no idea about the word "house" coming from the Warehouse in Chicago. All those clips above bring me right back to all those… » 4/01/14 6:46pm 4/01/14 6:46pm

You have obviously never worked a job where you have to deal with the public. These assholes DO exist, and you encounter them every single fucking day. And, may I note, the reason many of us remember the assholes is for having the kind of attitude you are exhibiting: that we are stupid and not worth treating like a… » 3/31/14 6:50pm 3/31/14 6:50pm