| Mar 1, 2015
| 12:30 PM
There are sounds it feels like you've known forever, sounds that have been in your ear so long, it's hard to believe they were ever new. One of those sounds is this:
James Jamerson thumps a heartbeat on the bass. Robert White's guitar corkscrews out in...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 6:00 PM
If you look closely at the desk where Scott Pelley anchors the "CBS Evening News," you can spot about a dozen small, framed photographs standing off to his right.
They depict the 13 journalists who have died in the line of duty for CBS News, going...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 11:35 AM
Out of all of the things I have read and written and said myself on radio, TV and video about Brian Williams the past five days, the one phrase that keeps rattling around in my head is Williams saying on Saturday, “As managing editor of NBC...
| Feb 4, 2015
| 6:54 PM
Having trouble sticking to your diet?
It's not all your fault, according to "Fed Up" (2014, Anchor Bay, PG, $25), Stephanie Soechtig's absorbing documentary screening at Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas at SteelStacks on Wednesday, Feb. 11.
| Jan 30, 2015
| 3:26 PM
NEW YORK — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad that...
| Jan 25, 2015
| 4:24 PM
During the commercial breaks on NBC's "Today," Savannah Guthrie's eyes are often focused on an iPhone to check live video of her 5-month-old daughter, Vale, back at their Manhattan apartment.
"My husband is really into baby surveillance," the morning...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 7:33 PM
Whenever the following words appear in a story — George Zimmerman, arrested, domestic violence, weapons — I'm overcome with "shock and oh, brother."
It's a "not again!" shock that the killer of Trayvon Martin found himself posing for yet...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 2:14 PM
There are supersized meals, oversized vehicles and, I'll bet you didn't know this, 11-pound handbells.
A Princeton, N.J., handbell choir is schlepping them down to Florida this month, as part of their Southern tour, which will stop Sunday, Jan. 18, in...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:26 AM
As many as 12 measles cases have been connected to visits to Disneyland or Disney's California Adventure Park, California public health authorities say--including at least six occurring in people who were unvaccinated for the disease. Among them were...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 3:57 AM
To conclude "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert found immortality, which is an original way to end a 9-year-old TV series.
He managed this feat by shooting to death Grimmy (the Grim Reaper) during a chess game. "I just killed death. That means I am...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 9:31 AM
Call it "Extreme Makeover: Talk Show Edition."
When "The View" returns to the air on Sept. 15, it will have a new logo, set and studio, ABC announced Thursday.
The long-running ABC talk show is moving from the Manhattan studio where it's been...