| Jan 31, 2012
| 8:48 PM
Why you should be watching'The Voice'
We'd rather not think about the Super Bowl.
But after the Vince Lombardi Trophy is presented to Sunday's winner comes a championship contest we can really get behind: the premiere of the second season of "The...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 5:38 AM
Spencer Horsman may yet escape elimination on "America's Got Talent." Last night, the Baltimore illusionist was one of Howard Stern's picks for next week's wildcard round.
But first, we had to suffer through more YouTube acts.
Last night's episode,...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
This year I've had the opporrtunity to enjoy all the action from Los Angeles in the days leading up to Summerslam 2012. Here are the tidbits I have collected from several WWE Superstars:
Stephanie McMahon gives an interesting answer on whether or not she...
| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:37 PM
Tonight's episode kicked off with a special greeting from Commander Burbank at the space station, "currently flying 250 miles above the earth." The video quality's so crisp and sharp for something so far away. Ain't technology grand?
THIS! Is "American...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:06 PM
"I wasn't sure if I was going to make it through the first audition," said Kiessence Polk, smiling on a stage overlooking the downtown Columbia lakefront Sunday afternoon.
Polk, a 17-year-old senior at Long Reach High School, had just been named the...
| May 17, 2012
While your co-workers hover around the water cooler debating whether it matters if Mitt Romney bullied some kid in his youth, a formerly First World nation called Greece is teetering on the brink of bankruptcy. Why, you might ask, should Middle America...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 10:11 AM
Oh boy. Tonight's the night we get Paula Abdul as a guest judge. She always annoyed me on American Idol - will I find her less tiresome here? I don't doubt her credibility, she's arguably more a dancer than a singer.
During the staircase introductions:...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:47 PM
"The altitude's kinda giving me a bit of a headache. Does anyone got (an), Aspen?"
Oh, Steven Tyler. It was so funny I forgot to laugh.
"American Idol" travels to Aspen, Colo., for the first time, where we learn about Rocky Mountain Oysters and...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 2:54 PM
It's entirely possible that one of the august and influential guest curators for "Public Property," the summer exhibit opening Sunday at the Walters Art Museum, was none other than your plumber. Ditto for your postal carrier and your daughter's softball...
| Jan 22, 2012
| 11:10 PM
“The 'American Idol' auditions are in a … boat, I’m guessing?” wondered one Idol hopeful.
A very large one at that, as the San Diego auditions of "Idol" were held aboard the USS Midway, complete with jets flying above ("Top Gun,"...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 1:56 PM
Christiane Amanpour was spotted Friday by our own Hilary Phelps at Bar Boulud, a restaurant near Lincoln Center frequented by New York Fashion Week attendees. The veteran journo was eating soup and sipping on what appeared to be a pink grapefruit...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 4:22 PM
Jennifer Lopez might have called it quits with hubby Marc Anthony, but it appears she's ready to give "American Idol" another whirl. According to sources, the "singer/actress" (If ever there was a time to use air quotes) will be making......