| Feb 4, 2013
| 11:53 AM
With the arrival of a meatball-loving black bear in August, a decade-old San Diego County animal sanctuary suddenly found itself in the spotlight....
| Feb 12, 2013
| 4:45 PM
President Barack Obama's State of the Union address will rearrange Tuesday prime time. The speech is scheduled to start at 9 on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox Business Network and Bloomberg. There will be responses by Sen....
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Liz Lemon: "Why are you wearing a tux?" Jack Donaghy: "It's after 6. What am I, a farmer?" After tonight's finale, I'll miss Alec Baldwin's character on "30 Rock" most of all. Some other fine lines of his culled from......
| May 28, 2013
| 4:32 PM
At Salon, Alex Pareene asks What's Wrong with MSNBC? As MSNBC suffers from post-election indifference to politics, Fox is fine because it is one part tabloid news (Arias!) and one part right-wing anger-stoking machine. The right-wing anger-stoking machine...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 8:12 AM
After the coffee. Before Joe changes his passwords.
The Skinny: I missed the MTV Video Music Awards, but here's my token reaction: One Direction won for song of the summer over Robin Thicke and Daft Punk? How does that make sense? Today's headlines...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 10:49 AM
Several high-profile news stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing, Edward Snowden's national security leaks, the conclusion of the Jodi Arias trial and the beginning of the George Zimmerman trial, lifted ratings at Fox News, CNN and HLN....
| Oct 1, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Writing is frustrating work. Add pictures to the story, and watch your hair get even whiter with each passing pronoun. Author/illustrator Mark Siegel survived the process of creating a graphic novel, Sailor Twain, and he'll be appearing at (naturally)...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Ball State alum and TV host David Letterman will return to his old stomping grounds next month—and he’s bringing Oprah with him.
The “Late Show” host will appear with Oprah Winfrey on November 26 in Emens Auditorium. The program...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:41 AM
It was such a weird, seemingly off-the-cuff remark by Mitt Romney in the first debate: that of all the items in the budget an axe-wielding privatizing plutocratic president could hack away at, he pointed to a children’s television show and the...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 7:45 AM
Museum galas are reliably glitzy affairs, complete with A-list celebrities wearing red-carpet fashion -- all for a good cause, of course. This year, the Hammer Museum will boast the likes of Katy Perry, Armie Hammer, Steve Martin and MSNBC personality...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 11:49 AM
Apparently MSNBC's Rachel Maddow doesn't regard Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey as a national figure.
The liberal talk show host included the Republican U.S. senator among four lawmakers she said are anonymous to most Americans but should be held responsible...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 4:19 PM
Awards handed out Sunday before the evening Grammy Awards telecast sometimes set the stage for what happens during the national TV broadcast. This year, the Black Keys got the momentum rolling by having a hand in three awards early on, including rock...