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Ronan Farrow masters the humblebrag on 'The Daily Show' -- Video

21 February 2014 8:17 AM, PST | EW.com - PopWatch | See recent EW.com - PopWatch news »

Nobody likes a boaster. That’s why God (or self-conscious social media users) invented the humblebrag — a prideful statement couched in a layer of self-deprecation. (You’ll find exhibits A through infinity at Parks and Rec writer Harris Wittels’s eponymous Twitter account.)

Celebrities, particularly, are well-schooled in the art of the humblebrag. They want to seem cool and relatable and down-to-earth, but it’s impossible to keep up that appearance while simultaneously describing what their lives are actually like. After seeing Ronan Farrow’s appearance on last night’s Daily Show, though, I’m convinced that he is to »

- Hillary Busis

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Writers Guild of America Nominees

1 February 2014 2:03 PM, PST | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be announced in simultaneous ceremonies Saturday in Los Angeles and New York. The nominees:

Screen Nominees

Original Screenplay

American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures

Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features

Her, Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.   Winner

Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures

Adapted Screenplay

August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company

Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Pictures Classics

Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy Seals, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures   Winner

Lone Survivor, Written by »

- Dave McNary

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Writers Guild of America Nominees

1 February 2014 2:03 PM, PST | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

The winners of the Writers Guild of America awards will be announced in simultaneous ceremonies Saturday in Los Angeles and New York. The nominees:

Screen Nominees

Original Screenplay

American Hustle, Written by Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell; Columbia Pictures

Blue Jasmine, Written by Woody Allen; Sony Pictures Classics

Dallas Buyers Club, Written by Craig Borten & Melisa Wallack; Focus Features

Her, Written by Spike Jonze; Warner Bros.   Winner

Nebraska, Written by Bob Nelson; Paramount Pictures

Adapted Screenplay

August: Osage County, Screenplay by Tracy Letts; Based on his play; The Weinstein Company

Before Midnight, Written by Richard Linklater & Julie Delpy & Ethan Hawke; Based on characters created by Richard Linklater & Kim Krizan; Sony Pictures Classics

Captain Phillips, Screenplay by Billy Ray; Based on the book A Captain’s Duty: Somali Pirates, Navy Seals, and Dangerous Days at Sea by Richard Phillips with Stephan Talty; Columbia Pictures   Winner

Lone Survivor, Written by »

- Dave McNary

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Kendall Jenner Jokes Family's Massive Mercedes Fleet Is "Pathetic"

9 January 2014 3:05 AM, PST | Us Weekly | See recent Us Weekly news »

It's shameless, unexpected and sometimes downright Lol-worthy: The humblebrag. Coined by Parks and Recreation writer Harris Wittels, who doubles as a standup comedian, the phrase took off after he created a Twitter feed in 2011 cataloguing the best bits of Hollywood notables' over-the-top quotables. Here, Us Weekly has rounded up a few of our favorites from celebs including Taylor Swift, Oprah Winfrey and Gisele Bundchen. Here, Us Weekly has rounded up a few of our favorites from celebs including Taylor Swift, Oprah Winfrey and Gisele Bundchen. Blake Lively: [...] »

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