Read Roald Dahl's Powerful Pro-Vaccination Letter (From 1988)

Roald Dahl – author of such books as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda – lost his eldest daughter, Olivia, to measles in 1962. Twenty-six years later, he penned a cogent and gut-wrenching plea to parents, urging them have their children vaccinated against the disease. »1/31/15 6:12pm1/31/15 6:12pm


Bill Murray On His Personal Philosophy

Bill Murray showed up after a screening of Ghostbusters in Toronto yesterday, where he spent the better part of an hour answering questions from fans. His best answer was in response to a question about his penchant for weird, unannounced hangouts (crashing the above couple's engagement photoshoot, for instance). »9/06/14 7:09pm9/06/14 7:09pm

Start Your Weekend With An Inspirational Quote From Bob Knight

Bob Knight has a new book out next week. It's called The Power of Negative Thinking: An Unconventional Approach to Achieving Positive Results, because Bob Knight is still playing his (lucrative) role as college basketball's senile great-uncle. He sat down with Andrew Goldman for the New York Times Magazine's weekly… »3/01/13 6:05pm3/01/13 6:05pm

South Carolina Athletic Director Welcomes Back Champion Team Of "Ice Cold Cocks"

The University of South Carolina held its second straight welcome home rally for its national champion baseball team on Wednesday. Everyone cheered and said nice things about the Gamecocks, and then it was Athletic Director Eric Hyman's turn to speak. Hyman said some more nice things, and then he closed with a… »6/30/11 5:10pm6/30/11 5:10pm