| Jul 17, 2013
| 1:02 PM
Syfy is wading back into "Sharknado" infested waters. The cable channel's surprise viral sensation is getting a sequel -- or prequel -- to debut in 2014.
"Sharknado," starring Ian Ziering and Tara Reid, is the latest low-budget science fiction...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 12:36 PM
Maybe you can go home again. Keith Olbermann is headed back to ESPN.
The famously scrappy host is returning to the sports broadcasting empire more than 15 years after leaving the fold in a cloud of controversy and bad feelings -- and more than a year...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 6:05 PM
Look out, "SportsCenter": At age 81, Regis Philbin is back with a new show, and he's not taking prisoners.
"Crowd Goes Wild" premieres next month on Fox Sports 1, the new cable network designed to compete with ESPN. And hosting the festivities will...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 4:27 PM
The summer of bigotry debate rolls on, with Rush Limbaugh now attacking Rachel Jeantel and CNN for her analysis of the N-word Monday night.
The conservative radio host ripped Jeantel and CNN for her sit-down with network host Piers Morgan. Jeantel was a...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:30 AM
When do insensitive words destroy reputations?
It all depends.
Celebrity chef Paula Deen was dropped by her TV network, her publisher and many of her corporate partners after she testified in a legal deposition that she used the N-word some 30 years...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 7:15 PM
There is a new top dog in local morning radio, and he's speaking Spanish.
Ricardo "El Mandril" Sanchez of regional Mexican music station KLAX-FM (97.9), who'd been in seventh place as recently as April and was fourth in May, leapfrogged to the No. 1...
| Jun 30, 2013
The United States faces a crisis of confidence over the "right to privacy." The leaked revelation that the National Security Agency has engaged in "data mining" of phone records has resulted in an uproar that crosses ideological lines. The leaker,...
| Jun 29, 2013
A few weeks ago Sen. Bob Dole, the most respected Republican in the land and the presidential nominee in 1996,- had this advice for his own party: Close up shop and hang out a sign saying "Closed for Repairs." Then sit down and reconsider your...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:08 PM
Before I begin this column, let me say that I am NOT suggesting either that I want Gov. Corbett to pass away or that I want him flung into the fiery pit when it happens.
I wish him a long, healthy retirement from political life. Starting as soon as...
| Jun 16, 2013
| 7:59 AM
I thought I might weigh in on Rush Limbaugh’s overheated critique of Jeb Bush’s accusation Friday that the GOP brand has become tarnished because the party is perceived as “reactionary.”
Instead, I got distracted by Bush’...
| Jun 15, 2013
Re "A tale of two Obamas," Opinion, June 11
As Jonah Goldberg peeks out from inside his bubble and states that "most Democrats…[have] seen the last five years as a tale of tea-party-fueled madness and racism," he needs to be reminded that it's...