| Jun 22, 2013
| 8:17 AM
Nash Kato was the swaggering singer-guitarist of the rising Chicago band Urge Overkill in the early '90s when he and his bandmates would hang out at Wicker Park's Rainbo Club, and, he recalls, a petite young woman was always hitting them up for beers...
| Feb 10, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Katy Perry and Jack Antonoff brought "Girls" stars Allison Williams and Lena Dunham as their plus ones to the 55th Grammy Awards....
| Mar 23, 2013
| 8:00 AM
NEW YORK — Until last year, Café Grumpy in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, was mostly known as a destination for the serious coffee drinker, the type of place where each modestly sized cup is individually brewed and goes for $4 a pop.
Now, thanks to "Girls,...
| Mar 6, 2013
As a server at Blue Fin restaurant in Times Square, Amy Schumer — then an aspiring stand-up comic — said she waited on comedian Patton Oswalt every day for nearly a week, bringing him tea during each visit to help him combat his cold. They...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:01 AM
"Southland," "Girls," "Game Change," "Louie," "Doctor Who" and "Saturday Night Live" mastermind Lorne Michaels are among this year's Peabody Award winners honoring the best in electronic media.
It's nice to see "Southland"--one of the best shows the Emmy...
| Mar 26, 2013
| 12:26 PM
For many couples, their only time together is in the evening, when they plop down in front of the TV. And argue. Over control of the remote, over what to watch, over the volume, for crying out loud.
The scenario is as familiar as a "Big Bang Theory"...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:40 PM
Directed by Noah Baumbach
In a recent New Yorker profile, director Noah Baumbach (The Squid and the Whale, Greenberg) is described as a kind of Kubrick-esque control freak on set, the kind of guy who might do 55 takes for a throwaway...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 6:30 AM
You need not own a croissant-shaped clutch bag, have "held hands" with a doorman or be writing an e-book chronicling the ups and downs of your lost generation to relate to Lena Dunham's HBO series "Girls," though it probably wouldn't hurt if you have...
| Feb 16, 2013
After I pointed out that the Goodman Theatre production of Christopher Shinn's "Teddy Ferrara" contains a goodly amount of onstage groping, poking and unbuttoning, a fevered member of the Twitterati made a rather stinging observation.
"Chris Jones," the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 8:59 AM
ABC's Robin Roberts has received the prestigious Peabody Award for sharing her health story in frank and detailed terms.
The citation to her "Robin's Journey" reporting reads: "By allowing her network to document and build a public service campaign...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:08 AM
AUSTIN, Texas -- What kind of song does it take to silence a club full of insiders at a crowded concert on the first night of the South by Southwest music festival?
The kind that hasn't been invented yet.
Ashley Monroe, a gifted young country singer...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:07 AM
Now that they both have landed TV series that require them to spend significant time on the West Coast, Broadway stars Sutton Foster and Andrew Rannells will be performing on stage together for the first time.
Foster and Rannells are scheduled to appear...