Hugh Hefner’s Son Rebels

Twenty-three year-old Cooper Hefner recently proposed to his girlfriend of two years, 24-year-old British actress Scarlett Byrne. In advance of the big ask, Cooper flew across the Pond to secure the blessing of Byrne’s father. And after Byrne accepted, both families celebrated, including Cooper’s grandma. All of this makes Cooper sound remarkably traditional and family-oriented in a … Continue reading

The Insanity of Taking Selfies at Funerals

Ashes to ashes, dust to dust. Religion teaches us to expect certain things from life and death and offers us customs for both. Yet, sometimes people innovate, and not always for the better. Case in point: funeral selfies. According to Clive Thompson, the author of the new book Smarter Than You Think: How Technology Is … Continue reading