Katharine Rust

Katharine Rust is the head of editorial for the entertainment division at LivingSocial. She has written for Time Out New York and SportsIllustrated.com.

  • 'Which Story Do You Prefer?' How Different Cultures Saw 'Life of Pi'

    Director Ang Lee talks about the varying interpretations of his Oscar-nominated film

  • Send Losing Teams to the Minors

    Watching exorbitantly overpaid people dwell in mediocrity is an American sports fan's lot in life. But it doesn't have to be. Enter relegation: a multi-tiered system in which the bottom teams get demoted to a lesser league, and their spots are filled by the lesser league's top teams. Already thriving in many of Europe's professional soccer associations, relegation makes every game count; just as the best teams must win to reach the top, the worst must win to escape the bottom.

  • While We Were Down...

    While the world of Twitter feverishly tried to catch up with itself after being down for the majority of the day, you may have missed some of the…

  • Bringing Frumpy Back

    If he can't calm down chatter surrounding the health care bill, at least President Obama can attempt to silence his fashion critics. When asked in an…

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Hunting With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

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A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

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I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

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Juice Cleanses: The Worst Diet

A doctor tries the ever-popular Master Cleanse. Sort of.

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Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

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What If Emoji Lived Among Us?

A whimsical ad imagines what life would be like if emoji were real.

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Living Alone on a Sailboat

"If you think I'm a dirtbag, then you don't understand the lifestyle."

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