| Mar 26, 2014
| 7:06 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where the sun went.
The Skinny: Finally finished Sunday's episode of "The Walking Dead." We are all in agreement that there's something evil going on at Terminus, right? Wednesday's roundup includes big news from...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 10:21 AM
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" doesn't swing into U.S. theaters until May 2, but early reviews have begun trickling out as the superhero sequel readies its international rollout. So far, most film critics agree that director Marc Webb's second installment...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before changing my last name to Murdoch.
The Skinny: Ever spend too much time online and your eyes hurt? That's how I felt yesterday. I hate Internet hangovers. Today's roundup includes more coverage of the drama at Rupert Murdoch's...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 4:54 PM
"That Awkward Moment" star Zac Efron had, ahem, one of those himself when he got into a scuffle with at least one homeless person early Sunday after he and a friend found themselves stranded in downtown Los Angeles.
No arrests were made, but the...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 7:10 AM
After the coffee. Before getting my cats a water fountain.
The Skinny: I've started watching "Sons of Anarchy" on Netflix. While I am enjoying Season 1 I'm not sure if I'm willing to commit to the series. I do want a vest though! Friday's roundup...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 10:01 AM
Long before "Frozen" and John Travolta made her famous, Idina Menzel was a certifiable Broadway star with enough box-office clout to open a show. On Sunday, the Tony Award-winning actress, who has appeared in the hit musicals "Rent" and "Wicked,"...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 7:02 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out how to use my iPhone.
The Skinny: I finally broke down and got an iPhone. I am a dinosaur no more. Now I just have to master the touch screen, which I hate. It was a touching episode of "The Good Wife" as...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 9:48 PM
Confounding the Oscar pundits who predicted levity over gravity, not to mention levity over “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave” won the Academy Award on Sunday for best film of 2013.
“Gravity,” by far the biggest popular...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Disney is developing a live action film that will star its animated chipmunks Chip 'n' Dale.
Project will serve as an origin story for the Rescue Rangers, a team of detectives and crime fighters that also includes the mic Gadget Hackwrench and Monterey...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 7:17 AM
After the coffee. Before thinking of a good April Fools' Day joke.
The Skinny: I don't want to hear any spoilers about the series finale of "How I Met Your Mother." Although I haven't watched the show in maybe five years I've decided to catch up, so be...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 1:30 PM
Just a few weeks before he died of an apparent drug overdose, Philip Seymour Hoffman brought his new film, "A Most Wanted Man," to the Sundance Film Festival.
It was in many ways a classic Hoffman peformance. The veteran actor played a German...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 7:26 AM
After the coffee. Before the Time Warner earnings call.
The Skinny: The winter blahs are settling in and I'm not even on the East Coast. Might be time for stronger coffee. Wednesday's news includes a look at Olympics producer Jim Bell and Time Warner'...