| Jun 11, 2014
| 10:30 AM
Paula Deen, the Southern cooking maven who lost her Food Network show last year amid controversy over her use of racial slurs, plans to launch an Internet-only network this fall.
The Paula Deen Network, slated to launched in September 2014, is backed...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Nigeria's homegrown, al-Qaeda-linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery.
Those terrorists have a long and unapologetic history of...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The TV talk show has become the modern confessional, where disgraced celebrities, coached by practiced PR professionals, make their mea culpas and try to restore their reputations.
But crisis management experts Tuesday called Clippers owner Donald...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks.
In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Amazon has just rolled out an interactive infographic, a map of the United States called “Great American Eats,” highlighting "editors’ picks for the best new and classic cookbooks from culinary innovators across America, region by...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Paula Deen is cooking up a comeback, y'all. Think it will work?
Deen, 67, is on the March 10 cover of People magazine, arguably the highest-profile stop on her mea culpa tour that she hopes will help her regain the favorable media spotlight.
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It's hard to believe that only 50 years have passed since Julia Child set foot on the new continent of American Foodlandia. And yet in that short period, it seems we've already seen the full cycle of colonial development: discovery, exploration,...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Marlon Wayans is having the last laugh, and we're laughing with him.
He oversaw the fluorescence of the lucrative "Scary Movie" franchise with brothers Shawn and Keenen Ivory, but they all three unceremoniously sat out the third-fifth installments. In...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
If the Food Network is hunting for its No. 1 fan, I suggest executives stop at my house to interview The Hubby. He watches more of its programs than anything else on TV, including reruns of our mutual fave, "NCIS," and the endless stream of fishing...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 7:23 PM
For generations, butter got a bad rap.
It was thought to be cloying, fattening, dangerous for your arteries, and it took a creaming from oil-based substitutes like margarine.
Now with the trans fats in those alternatives under fire, everyone from iron...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Cable network A&E said on Friday it was bringing back family patriarch Phil Robertson to the hit reality show "Duck Dynasty" after fans protested his suspension over anti-gay remarks and big-name corporate sponsors stuck by the series.
| Dec 19, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A&E's "Duck Dynasty" is not just the most popular reality show on cable TV. It's a rallying point for middle America, proof that down-home folks from the back country can make good and become mega-stars.
But now Phil Robertson, one of the show's...