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Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014
  • Showbiz Analysis with Comedian Sara Schaefer
    This article is part of an exclusive Parade.com series featuring the stars of the Venetian Las Vegas comedy series Lipshtick: The Perfect Shade of Stand Up. Sara Schaefer's successful climb to the top of comedy was far from typical. The College of William and Mary grad and former analyst for a securities fraud law firm […]
  • Showbiz Analysis with Comedian Nikki Glaser
    This article is part of an exclusive Parade.com series featuring the stars of the Venetian Las Vegas comedy series Lipshtick: The Perfect Shade of Stand Up. Nikki Glaser jumped into comedy at a young age and has never looked back. One of Last Comic Standing's youngest semi-finalists, the comedian continues to soar in stand-up. Glaser […]
  • America By the Numbers: Documentary Explores America’s Shifting Demographics
    America by the Numbers, an illuminating docuseries premiering Oct. 2 on WORLD Channel and Oct. 4 on PBS (check local listings) and hosted by Maria Hinojosa, explores the country's rapidly shifting racial demographics. For instance: Since 2011, over 50 percent of U.S. births have been to people of color. Immigrants make up over 8 percent of the nation's […]
  • Read an Excerpt from The News Sorority by Sheila Weller
    The News Sorority by Sheila Weller is an intimate biography chronicles the struggles and inspiring triumphs of three elite TV newswomen--Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, and Christiane Amanpour--whose tenacity brought them to broadcast stardom. Find out who Amanpour's childhood screen idols were in the excerpt below. Young Christiane seemed to have a high-minded imagination, and she […]
  • Read an Excerpt from Gail Sheehy’s Memoir, My Passages
    Gail Sheehy, the trailblazing journalist who spent a career interviewing world leaders has turned to a new subject: herself. In her insightful memoir, My Passages, she writes of breaking into--and thriving in--a male-dominated industry. Read an excerpt below. At the end of August 1963, I was invited to interview with Eugenia Sheppard, a miniature woman […]
  • Paula Deen: ‘I Was More Naive Than I Ever Realized’
    It's been a year since Paula Deen's world collapsed after she admitted to having used racial slurs. Now, the celebrity chef, 67, is looking to make a comeback with the Paula Deen Network at PaulaDeen.com. What have you learned about yourself over the past year? When you go through the kind of pain that my […]
  • Enter for a Chance to win a Chef Blu-ray Signed by Sofia Vergara!
    Enter your information below for a chance to win a Chef Blu-ray and DVD combo pack signed by Sofia Vergara: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Starts 5:00 P.M ET 09/26/14 and ends 4:59 PM ET, 10/03/14. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States/D.C. 13 or older, except employees of Sponsor, their immediate families and those […]
  • Cooking For Two – Homestyle Chicken Pot Pie
    Chicken pot pie is one of the most comforting of dishes. It tends to evoke warm memories of childhood and the kind of homestyle cooking that fills hungry eaters on a budget. Make this pared-down version on those days you’re cooking for two. It’s a complete meal that’s simple and satisfying. View the original at […]
  • Super Easy Brown Rice and Veggie Meat Loaf
      Healthy isn’t the first thing I think of when I think of meatloaf. I wanted to change that a bit with this recipe and give this meatloaf some nutritional goodness. The added vegetables give great texture and crunch, and the Greek yoghurt and brown rice do wonders holding everything together. I left off the […]
  • 20-Minute Fully Loaded Cheesy Baked Potato Soup
    Nothing takes the chill off a cold night like a bowl of your favorite soup. Just the thought of this fully loaded cheesy baked potato soup is enough to make my heart skip a beat. I can’t get enough of it. This is a very simple soup made with left over baked potatoes (or cook […]
  • 5 Favorite Fall Muffins
    Jennifer Segal is the chef and photographer behind Once Upon a Chef, a family-friendly recipe website featuring tested and perfected recipes with step-by-step photos. 1. Dried Cherry Buttermilk Muffins with Almond Streusel (pictured above) – Studded with tart dried cherries and topped with a crisp almond streusel, these are -- quite simply -- the loveliest little muffins […]
  • The Most Popular Recipes on Pinterest in Each of the 50 States
    You probably know your home state’s nickname, and maybe even its official flower or bird. But do you know what your state’s favorite recipe is? We asked Pinterest--a popular online tool that millions of users use to “pin,” or save ideas and images--to crunch the numbers and find out which dish is the most-pinned recipe […]
  • This Fall Cocktail is Just Awesome
    I keep no secrets: I’m a whiskey guy. And Fall equals whiskey cocktail fandom for me. The “Orchard Outlaw” will fix that sweet tooth and satisfy your whiskey hankering. Orchard Outlaw by Jacquelyn Zykan, Doc Crow's, Louisville, Kentucky 2 oz Larceny bourbon 1 oz Briottet Manzana Verde 1 dropper apple cider vinegar 1 dropper Fee Brothers black […]
  • 4 Ideas for the Flavor of Figs
    As fall begins, figs are taking center stage on menus. Take advantage of this time of year to enjoy this fruit fresh from the market. There are a variety of figs available with slight variations in texture and taste. The inside of a fig can range from a light brown color to a deep purple. Check out the guide at Whole […]
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  • Numbrix 9 – September 30
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  • On Those 1 Million Scratch-Off Cards
    Malcolm Davis (city unknown) writes: I read your reply to the question about the 1 million scratch-off cards where you know that your ticket is one of two that are possibly winners. [August 31, 2014] While, of course, your answer is correct, I suspect that the person who asked the question is probably in debate […]
  • Finding Nature in Las Vegas
    A number of my friends said, “Don't go--you would be a fish out of water.” And I’ll admit that a trip to Las Vegas sounded strange to this native New Yorker. I grew up in New York, and now live in a small town close by. As I've aged, I have come to love mountains […]
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  • Numbrix 9 – September 29
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  • Can You Answer This Interview Question?
    Danny Wnek in New York City writes: A colleague of mine asks this question during job interviews: Say I'm making pancakes. The first one is burned on both sides. The second one is better--only one side burned. The third one is okay on both sides. I choose a pancake at random and observe that one […]
  • Why So Gray, Cupcake? ‘Depressed Cake Shop’ Raises Money for Mental Health
    These monochrome treats, along with a variety of other gloomy-hued desserts, have helped raise more than $50,000 for mental health organizations, thanks to pop-up bakeries happening all around the world. Called “Depressed Cake Shops,” these sales are run by local volunteers who then donate proceeds to the charity of their choice. Find out how to […]
  • Don’t Just Sit Around, But Don’t Work Too Much Either
    As we age, our brain's white matter declines. A small study of participants ages 60 to 78 finds that a relationship exists between white matter’s “structural integrity” and our level of physical activity. And it's not just about whether you hit the gym for 30 minutes daily, but what you do the rest of your […]
  • Jacqueline Bisset: A Body That’s Real Is Sexier
    This is one of those times when a star literally (almost) needs no introduction. Audiences have been captivated by Jacqueline Bisset since she first began acting on screen in the late 1960s. Since then she has worked with top international directors and a list of famous co-stars such as Roman Polanski, Paul Newman, Charles Bronson, […]
  • Aruba: The Ultimate Playground For Grownups
    For many, getting away from it all goes a little something like this: slip on bathing suit, plant chair in beach; keep frozen cocktails flowing -- repeat. If this scenario speaks to you, than Aruba's powdery sand beaches, crystal waters, and breezy trade winds easily fulfill the fantasy -- yet, the island is so much more. […]
  • Reduce Your Stress, Reduce Your Weight!
    Everyone has stress in their lives but do you know how it can truly affect how healthy you are? It is amazing how many different ways stress will create havoc for you. You will have mood swings with anger problems and depression, appetite will raise and lower to extreme levels and you will swing from […]
  • Write On! How Putting Pen to Paper Can Keep You Sharp
    When was the last time you wrote something--a note to a friend, a proposal for work--by hand? Today, typing has become a nearly ubiquitous method of communication, but research suggests that putting pen to paper not only helps young children learn how to read, but that it could also help adults become better writers and […]
  • Judith Light on Her Iconic Roles and the Secret to Her 30-Year Hollywood Marriage
    Judith Light is a force in Hollywood. After gaining fame for memorable roles in One Life to Live and Who’s the Boss?, the New Jersey-born actress has gone on to win two Emmys, two Tonys, and now she’s preparing for her groundbreaking new role in Amazon’s highly-anticipated new series, Transparent. She’s also shedding light on a […]

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