Yep, ever since I was a kid, I'd get the scalp-tingles from such innocuous things as watching someone draw a picture carefully or brush someone else's hair. It was nice to be able to put a name to the odd sensation with the recent rise of the ASMR video movement. Yes, a lot of these videos seem silly, and yes, they… » 12/15/14 9:56pm Monday 9:56pm

The "church" of Scientology isn't the frightening, bullying, litigious juggernaut it was back in the day. Even though it still has plenty of money and plenty of lawyers, it just doesn't have the manpower or the credibility to really intimidate critics the way that it used to. » 11/24/14 8:18pm 11/24/14 8:18pm

I think the main point of this story isn't how far she may or may not have went along with the handjob maneuver, but the fact that Cosby allegedly tried to get her to slug down a suspiciously stiff drink as part of her "private audition". This fits with his apparent modus operandi we keep hearing about. » 11/21/14 9:08am 11/21/14 9:08am

Pardon my cynicism, but I'm afraid that the very fact that this guy has the financial means to hire proposal planners probably translates into the result that his girlfriend was willing to look past the inherent cruelty in the proposal method and say "yes" regardless. » 11/13/14 9:10am 11/13/14 9:10am

Agreed on almost every point. I love Capaldi as the Doctor, but the ludicrous plots (the Moon is an egg! the whole universe is scared of monsters under the bed!) and the forced hyper-emotional concern we are supposed to feel for the Clara/Danny pairing have been insufferable elements this season. NuWho has always had… » 11/09/14 6:32am 11/09/14 6:32am