| Sep 12, 2012
| 8:40 AM
Let the casting debates begin!
Paul Giamatti will star as Hamlet next spring at the Yale Repertory Theatre, part of a lively Rep season that includes new works by Sarah Ruhl (with the Clean House playwright devising "a play in letters" from the...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 3:24 PM
RICHMOND — New laws passed by the General Assembly — including voter-identification requirements and repeal of the one-handgun-a-month purchasing restriction — in what was seen as one of the most contentious sessions in years go into...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 3:45 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramas at the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards,...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 10:48 PM
Showtime's psychological thriller "Homeland" upstaged the more established dramasat the 64th Primetime Emmys Sunday night, winning four Emmys, including the top drama series honor.
ABC's "Modern Family" also captured four comedy awards, including the top...
| Sep 23, 2012
| 8:41 PM
"Homeland" played the role of spoiler Sunday at the 64th Primetime Emmy Awards, taking prizes that seemed reserved for the likes of "Mad Men" and "Breaking Bad."
Showtime's espionage thriller was named best drama, blocking the chance for AMC's "Mad Men"...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:03 AM
The post-Emmy champagne surely tasted sweet for the people at "Modern Family" and "Homeland," but they needed only to look around the Nokia Theatreto see how quickly popular tastes and Hollywood's most unpredictable awards show can change perceptions....
| Feb 17, 2012
| 11:55 AM
Knicks point guard Jeremy Lin is everywhere. Turn on the TV, you see Jeremy Lin. Go out to dinner, you hear people talking about Jeremy Lin. Go to sleep, dream about Jeremy Lin (whoops, I may have shared too much).
Now "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 12:25 PM
National pundits and commentators are giving a lot of attention to the proposed Virginia ultrasound bill.
Comedy Central's The Daily Show lifted a clip from WDBJ7 coverage of the bill for a five-minute long segment.
"At this point I'm almost afraid to...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:37 PM
RICHMOND – As of July 1 women seeking an abortion in Virginia will have to undergo an ultrasound 24 hours before undergoing the procedure as Gov. Bob McDonnell signed the controversial fetal ultrasound measure into law Tuesday.
"Women have a...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:41 PM
Last spring, during Easter dinner, my aunt leaned across the table and asked: "Chris, have you read this 'Fifty Shades of Grey?'" I said I had not but I had heard about it and, changing the subject, had she read —
"What's 'Fifty Shades of Grey'?"...
| Nov 24, 2012
| 3:41 PM
The iconic images of the 2000 recount made a comeback this month, as Florida again had its share of Election Day woes and became a national punchline. The old photos popped up on "The Daily Show" and national newscasts: a balding middle-aged man, eyes...
| Nov 13, 2012
| 9:13 AM
WASHINGTON -- The one familiar aspect of the David Petraeus scandal is that he had an affair. Everything else about this story is weird.
Petraeus, who resigned Friday as director of the CIA, is brilliant, brave, dedicated and accomplished. But he is also...