| Feb 24, 2014
| 7:23 AM
After the coffee. Before applying for Piers Morgan's CNN gig.
The Skinny: I'm almost through "House of Cards," and I think we may have to replace the phrase "jumped the shark" with "jumped the Meechum." If you don't get that joke, you will soon enough....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"IN THESE matters the only certainty is that nothing is certain," said the Roman philosopher Pliny The Elder.
Though one might suppose Pliny was certain he'd escape the devastation of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 A.D., he did not. His nephew,...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 4:05 PM
If you're like me , and I'm not advising it, you sometimes read the reaction to an article before you read the article itself.
That's how my pity party for celebrity got started early Monday when I saw a New York Post article with the headline "Alec...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"I THINK America's too sensitive about everything. When you consider America was made because some Puritans left England because it wasn't puritanical enough, that puts things in perspective," says the fabulous actor Alan Cumming to New York magazine....
| Feb 25, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Piers Morgan out, Ronan Farrow in.
On Sunday, CNN confirmed that "Piers Morgan Live" will be ending next month, proving that a large Twitter following and pedigree of minor non-journalistic celebrity (though a former editor, Morgan, 48, was mostly known...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"12 Years a Slave" has dominated the Independent Spirit Awards, winning best feature and four other awards including director for Steve McQueen, supporting actress for Lupita Nyong'o, screenplay for John Ridley.
Matthew McConaughey won the best actor...
| Dec 17, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Woody Allen has directed many actors to award nominations - and, frequently, to the awards themselves - and recent Golden Globe Award winner Cate Blanchett is one of his latest beneficiaries in the title role of this fine comedy-drama.
Jasmine is a...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Alec Baldwin has taken his lumps as a verbal loose cannon, but Americans for the Arts, a leading national advocacy group for nonprofit arts organizations, still trusts Baldwin as one of its go-to guys.
It announced this week that the actor will be...
| Jan 18, 2014
| 10:27 AM
The buddy comedy "Ride Along" drove to the top of the box office rankings Friday, earning an estimated $14.5 million.
The comedy starring stand-up favorite Kevin Hart and musician-turned-actor Ice Cube was projected to perform well at the box office...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Author Tom Clancy created CIA agent Jack Ryan as the hero of several novels that became major films. The Ryan character has been played by Alec Baldwin in "The Hunt for Red October," Harrison Ford in "Patriot Games" and Ben Affleck in "The Sum of All...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 11:55 AM
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| Dec 4, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Martin Bashir has learned something Alec Baldwin already knows: Even a cable news host can say too much.
MSNBC announced Wednesday that Bashir, a commentator and host of the 4 p.m. hour, is leaving after an uproar over his remarks last month about...