| Oct 2, 2011
| 5:00 AM
I have no beef with the student Republicans.
Oh, I disagree with them about affirmative action, and probably a dozen other things as well. But I am not troubled — amused, but not troubled — by the way they've expressed their view....
| Dec 20, 2011
| 8:44 PM
1. Rebecca Black
Today is not Friday, but Rebecca Black's unintentional parody of modern pop still (unfortunately) takes the No. 1 spot for 2011 viral hits. The original video racked up disproportionately more dislikes than likes, but its so-bad-it's-...
| Jun 9, 2011
| 3:01 PM
Four decades ago, "Company" opened on Broadway, putting Stephen Sondheim firmly on the music theater map. The show left an indelible impression on a young person who saw the premiere in 1970.
"I was taken to the show when I was 11 years old for my...
| Jun 15, 2011
| 6:15 AM
Each morning, Monday through Friday, I'll hook you up with reading material to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday -- that way I'll have an excuse to do the same at the start of mine.
Running it back:
| Jan 25, 2012
| 8:36 AM
Popular children's author Maurice Sendak (shown here delivering a 2004 commencement speech at Goucher College) was the subject of a hilarious interview on The Colbert Report last night, touching on topics from Newt Gingrich (he wasn't kind) and kids (he...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 3:00 AM
"One of the worries we have, obviously, in the next campaign is that there are so many of these so-called super PACs, these independent expenditures that are gonna be out there, there is gonna be just a lot of money floating around and I guarantee a bunch...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 2:54 PM
A flurry of new children's books is headed for the shelves, and the authors carry some very familiar names, including Stephen Colbert. A look at the future:
-- Colbert's book, "I Am a Pole (And So Can You!)" is scheduled for a May 8 release, according to...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 7:12 PM
This has to be the most unlikable cast of "Survivor." Ever.
Is it just me, or were the previouslies super long tonight? Anyway, back from Tribal Council, Michael is very derisive about the Misfit Alliance voting out a "strong guy." Yes, they should...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 2:03 PM
The Time 100 Most Influential People in the World is, by and large, a grab-bag of politicos, entertainers and technology entrepreneurs. But it also gives a nod to the publishing world. Among the Time 100 are:
-- E.L. James, the pseudonymous author who...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 10:30 AM
CBS follows its relatively rare trip into single-camera comedy, "The Crazy Ones," with the appealing "Bad Teacher," buoyed by stage actress Ari Graynor's head-turning performance (regardless of the show's success) as the title character, a newly...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 7:46 AM
The passing of the "Late Show" torch has officially begun. On Tuesday, Stephen Colbert paid his first visit to the Ed Sullivan Theater following the news that he will be taking over for David Letterman next year.
To answer your first question: No,...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:44 PM
What kind of talk show host will Stephen Colbert be once he assumes the late night mantle at CBS? His appearance Tuesday on "The Late Show with David Letterman" offered few clues. But there was something subtle I couldn’t help noticing: Colbert&...