| Oct 24, 2011
| 5:35 AM
In this week’s Amazing Race, Phil takes the great big Deck of Racing Cards and flings it up into the air. Rankings shift everywhere, then again. You want Ugly Americans? We got ‘em. You want helpful locals? We got ‘em. You want...
| Oct 30, 2011
| 11:38 PM
Seven teams are left racing around the world, and this week they travel from Thailand to Malawi.
Things I learned from the Race this week: Malawi has the happiest warehouse workers in the world, cabs are tricky, and women should know how to sew if they...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 9:12 AM
Remember last week when the teams carried their beds into a remote Malawi village? They then slept in private huts. Enjoy this moment from Ernie: "Home sweet home. Got my mosquito netting, just like at home. Got my straw roof, just like at home."...
| Sep 18, 2011
| 5:34 PM
"TV is a vast wonderland. There's no place like TV. Except for HBO, it's not TV."
That was the opening lyric sung by Jane Lynch, and it left me ice cold. It didn't work as a show tune, and it failed worse in its attempt to cut it as both salute and...
| Nov 14, 2011
| 8:12 AM
Who’s ready to leave the white sandy beaches of Lake Malawi? I wouldn’t mind hanging out there for a few days, but this show insists on traveling around the entire world, so it’s off to Copenhagen, Denmark, for the first time in Race...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:06 AM
What do you get with some marital conflict, product placement, joking around and weepy, back-slapping man hugs? "The Amazing Race"in Italy, obviously.
I finally get to use the word hamartia in a recap to show off my knowledge of old...
| Nov 20, 2011
| 10:26 PM
You guys are not even ready for this episode. I mean, did you eat today? Then you can’t handle it, come back tomorrow. [/internet time swoosh] Okay, let’s just dive in.
First up: the teams are still in Copenhagen. They taxi to a statue of...
| Nov 27, 2011
| 10:08 PM
Are your bellies laden with Thanksgiving leftovers? Would you like to vicariously burn some calories by watching people race around the world? Great! Except tonight, it’s not so much racing around the world as it is racing cars and pigeons in...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 1:47 AM
This week, "The Amazing" Race brings us whimsy. Are you ready for whimsy? Then you are ready for Bavaria. Plus, later on, Phil gets meta. I think. Let’s go!
All teams get the heck out of Italy and travel to Austria via trains. Bopper and Mark...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 2:15 PM
Looking for something to do this week? Check out our list of everything going on from 12/5-12/11.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
New Year’s Eve
The Young Turks (series debut; 7 p.m.; Current)
| Dec 5, 2011
| 9:42 AM
Remember last week? When there were waffles? And some cars and boats, but mostly waffles!? Now there are four teams racing to the finale, and this week I get to introduce you to the friendliest taxi drivers in the world.
First, we must bid farewell to...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
This week,"The Amazing Race"brings us hay, oil, apples, cheese and crackers. Plus a little bit of heartbreak. I’m fortified with lots of homemade peppermint cookies, though, so I can get through this.
Remember Bavaria? Land of Beards and...