| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Thursday morning, about 10 a.m., it was 6 degrees Fahrenheit in Hell. You would think it would be much hotter.
But Hell, Mich., freezes over regularly. With the polar vortex bringing frigid temperatures to the East, Midwest and even down South, the...
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:32 PM
A "Seinfeld" reunion? Jerry Seinfeld, Larry David and Jason Alexander were reportedly shooting a Super Bowl commercial when they were spotted at Tom's Restaurant in New York City....
| Aug 8, 2013
| 1:50 PM
"What Not To Wear" (TLC, Fridays). One of the greatest series on television begins its final season this week. I speak of course of the decade-old "What Not To Wear," based on an earlier British model, in which friendly yet acerbic, gentle but firm...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:51 AM
Could Casey Anthony be cast as a zombie on AMC's "The Walking Dead"?
Or what if she had appeared in "Lost", "Seinfeld" or "The Golden Girls"?
Last week, OrlandoSentinel.com reported that producers offered Anthony up to $1 million for her story. One...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 7:24 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: Caught an episode of "The Mindy Project" last night and was pleasantly surprised. The show, in my view, has been inconsistent but Tuesday it showed some of its early promise. I know....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 1:07 PM
It's been two decades since Groundlings alum Jennifer Coolidge got her first big break in "The Masseuse" episode of the NBC series "Seinfeld," as Jerry's new masseuse girlfriend who refuses to give him a massage. In the subsequent 20 years, the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Zombies may scare college students, but apparently there's something far more frightening — differential equations.
Now UC Irvine is hoping that a hit show about a zombie apocalypse can make higher learning about advanced mathematics and other...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 9:00 AM
NEW YORK — Late one evening in June, Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are outlining an episode for their Comedy Central series, "Broad City," when their conversation turns to Superman — specifically, which incarnation of the Man of Steel is...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The federal government shutdown put much of Washington at a standstill, but lobbying goes on. And when it comes to Silicon Valley and Hollywood, what clearly hasn't slowed is the ongoing debate over who should police the Internet for piracy.
| Sep 19, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Going into Sunday's Emmy telecast, all eyes are on "Breaking Bad." It's picked up a slew of acting awards during its five-season run and is this year's odds-on favorite for drama series; as the show moves toward its Sept. 29 finale, its ratings have...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before making sure all my expense reports are filed.
The Skinny: A lot going on this weekend. I'm hoping to catch either "Don Jon" or "Enough Said" and then Sunday is football, "Breaking Bad," "Homeland" and "The Good Wife." Oh, and a...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
The drumbeat regarding the "Breaking Bad" finale has led to the inevitable speculation on whether the final chapter in this serialized gem will live up to the hype or disappoint (thank you, "Dexter," for setting that bar pretty low), with debate, second-...