| Oct 1, 2013
| 7:32 AM
After the coffee. Before figuring out where September went.
The Skinny: The government may shut down but the Morning Fix is here for you. Caught up with "The Good Wife" premiere. I like the show but could do without its "Ally McBeal" moments. I don't...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 1:24 PM
A roundup of NFL experts' picks for Sunday's game between the Ravens and Miami Dolphins.
* ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio and Michael David Smith both think the Ravens to lose, but they differ on the final score.
MDS’s take: Perhaps it’s...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Bob Newman is a magazine designer. He’s been design director at New York, the Village Voice, Entertainment Weekly and other publications, but earlier this year an accident landed him in a coma for two weeks, and his recovery has been long and...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Have you been impacted by the partial government shutdown?
Personally, the answer is finally yes.
No flu shot for me!
Free flu vaccinations scheduled this week at my workplace have been cancelled, with the vendor citing a delayed shipment due to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 11:14 AM
Just when you thought Betty White couldn't possibly do more to endear herself to the LGBT community, the "Golden Girls" alumna took part in a promotional video for Spirit Day, GLAAD's anti-bullying initiative that asks people to wear purple to show...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
On Wednesday night's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Detective John Munch, played by Richard Belzer, retired. And in a fitting send-off the fictional cops of New York's 16th precinct threw him a roast.
Belzer's time playing the perpetually...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:56 PM
There's bad journalism, and then, there is bad online, show-biz journalism, which is in a class by itself when it comes to laziness, lack of fact-checking and flatout hack-ocity (I know that's not a word, but it speaks to my anger at the moment)....
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:52 AM
After going through infancy and toddlerhood and a rather rocky preschool period with my two oldest sons, things started to come together for us, and I experienced a slow but steady increase in parental self-confidence.
Seeing my boys thrive and grow...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Rielle Hunter is sorry. Very, very sorry. Extremely, lots of, super sorry. And then some.
Because that's how sorry you have to be when it's years after the fact?
Hunter, infamous for her affair with then-presidential hopeful John Edwards, an affair...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 1:56 PM
Infographic by Alissa Scheller for The Huffington Post.
If it seems like your kids are constantly plugged in, tapping away on their iPhones, obsessively gaming and SnapChatting way more than they're actually ... chat-chatting -- well, that's because...
| Oct 20, 2013
I've missed a few episodes of "Breaking Bad." All of them, to be precise.
I haven't caught much (any) of "Scandal," "Orange Is the New Black" or "The Good Wife."
I love TV — the dialogue, the narratives, the way characters and their conflicts...