The Bold and the Beautiful

Two of the adult daughters of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Princesses Sahar and Jawaher, gave an interview to British television (via Skype) where they complained that their father has been keeping them “hostage” for the last 13 years. They even took a video camera around their compound and showed how the gate is locked from the outside. Does that take balls, or does that take balls?

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Guest List: April 11, 2014

The Interview:

Nadya Tolokonnikova and Masha Alekhina are members of the Russian punk group Pussy Riot and were featured in the HBO documentary, Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. After being imprisoned in Russia for nearly two years,they founded “Law Zone,” a prisoners’ rights organization. Nadya’s husband, Petya Verzilov is a member of Voina, a Russian artists group, and will serve as translator.

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Net Zeros

A new study says that, when it comes to digital downloads, America is not so exceptional. The US ranks 34th in the world in average download speeds, behind countries like Estonia, Hungary, Slovakia and Bulgaria. Our upload speeds are even worse for some reason – we rank 43rd behind Romania, Belarus, and Tajikistan. Makes you wonder why Al Gore invented the Internet, along with global warming, in the first place.

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