| Jan 5, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Fair warning: This is about the "Duck Dynasty" controversy. Yes, I know. I'm sick of it, too.
Still, relying upon my First Amendment right to freedom of speech, I will make a few observations about Phil Robertson, the grizzled Louisiana duck hunter...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 10:50 AM
University of Virginia's pop-singing a cappella sensations, The Hullabahoos, will harmonize Saturday at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. The show is a fundraiser for Wings Over America, a charity that provides college...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 8:29 AM
Miley Cyrus considers Marc Jacobs to be a fashion mentor -- among other things she wore his fishnet column gown to the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Gala this year -- and now she is the face of his spring advertising campaign, looking...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It happened again. This time it was Phil Robertson, the patriarch of "Duck Dynasty," who pulled back the shades on an immense body of TV viewers who had apparently escaped the notice of top execs at A+E Networks.
But they should have known. It was this...
| Nov 16, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Idris Elba will be a new father soon! The British actor is expecting a baby with makeup artist girlfriend Naiyana Garth, according to US Weekly.
The 41-year-old actor has been getting serious with Garth as of late. He recently invited her on his arm...
| Nov 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Three seasons into 2 Broke Girls, it still happens. People are shocked when they find out Jonathan Kite is a regular American guy from Skokie, Ill., and not Oleg, the lecherous short-order cook who perpetually harasses— er, flirts with Max (Kat...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 4:30 PM
One would think that the recent bounty of quality programming on the Internet would put to rest any doubts about whether online series can hold its own against traditional network and cable fare. But, just in case, Kevin Spacey has some words for any...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 12:41 PM
David Rakoff, a humorist whose cynical outlook on life and culture earned him the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humor, died Thursday in New York City after a long illness. He was 47.
The statement from Doubleday and Anchor Books announcing his death...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:54 AM
Even for fans for such prior endeavors as "The Bomb-itty of Errors" and "Funk it Up About Nothin'," a hip-hop version of "Othello" sounded like a stretch for the Q Brothers, that bizarre pair of theatrically inclined Caucasian rappers, born and raised...
| May 19, 2013
Walking into the Aviator Nation store on Abbot Kinney in Venice is like stumbling into a frat house with a feminine touch. Steely Dan, Doors and Grateful Dead album covers and vintage skate decks nailed to the walls, a record player spinning Aerosmith's...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...