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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Adventures in Legal Weed

Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.

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What Makes a Story Great?

The storytellers behind House of CardsandThis American Life reflect on the creative process.

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Tracing Sriracha's Origin to Thailand

Ever wonder how the wildly popular hot sauce got its name? It all started in Si Racha.

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Where Confiscated Wildlife Ends Up

A government facility outside of Denver houses more than a million products of the illegal wildlife trade, from tigers and bears to bald eagles.

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Is Wine Healthy?

James Hamblin prepares to impress his date with knowledge about the health benefits of wine.

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The World's Largest Balloon Festival

Nine days, more than 700 balloons, and a whole lot of hot air

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