| Aug 26, 2013
| 11:38 AM
It’s enough of a tout for a young rapper when Missy Elliott, a giant of the genre, jumps onstage to spit bars on your single. It’s extra meaningful when that single isn’t in English. So, South Korean superstar MC G-Dragon probably woke...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 3:27 PM
Time Warner Cable launched its TV application for Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox 360 devices Tuesday, after already having introduced apps for smartphones, tablets and Roku's set-top boxes.
Xbox Live Gold members can access up to 300 channels through the app,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:00 AM
When the screenwriter Aaron Guzikowski was a child, he once drew some disturbing pictures in art class — so disturbing the teacher called his parents in for a talk.
"I think the school was really worried by what it said about my home life," said a...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:00 AM
There's one second of sound on John Legend's new album, "Love in the Future," that sums up his current artistic mission. It's on the delicate, gloomy track "Asylum," and the sound is a snare drum. Or rather a blast of raw, percussive white noise that...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:48 AM
"Cold Justice" -- From "Law and Order" czar Dick Wolf comes a true-crime detective procedural. Playing a bit like reality's version of "Rizzoli & Isles," "Cold Justice" follows attorney and former Texas prosecutor Kelly Siegler and former crime scene...
| Sep 2, 2013
If you had any fears that reality television was going to overtake the airwaves, those fears can be put to rest. Fans of genre shows have plenty to choose from these days, with shows like "Game of Thrones", "Grimm", "Supernatural" and ABC's fantasy-filled...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 9:56 AM
PHILADELPHIA – Nearly two decades into his unparalleled rap career, Jay Z hasn’t abandoned his lofty ambitions.
In the last year, the hip-hop magnate (born Shawn Carter) jolted the album release model when he struck a multimillion-dollar...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 11:32 AM
He's loud, and he's different, but Jason Aldean is also successful.
Aldean, who will play West Palm Beach Saturday, Sept. 7, has been bringing his rock edge to country music since 2005, when his first single, "Hicktown," reached No. 10 on the country...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Alan Jackson can't help but wonder: Where did the "real" country music go?
"Right now, it seems like it's gone," said Jackson, who headlines Merriweather Post Pavilion on Friday. "It's not that I'm against all that's out there. There's some good music,...
| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:50 AM
"Riddick" -- the third sci-fi film to star Vin Diesel as the interplanetary antihero of the same name -- arrives nine years after its predecessor, "The Chronicles of Riddick," and 13 years after the original, "Pitch Black." Unfortunately for Diesel and...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:19 PM
In the realm of high fantasy, complexity is a badge of honor. This has been true since the days of J.R.R. Tolkien, whose seminal works of the genre are neither brief nor monolithic reads, and you can even see it manifest in the HBO series "Game of...