| Sep 22, 2013
| 3:39 PM
Anna Gunn looked stunning and relaxed heading into the Emmys at the Nokia Theatre on Sunday. The reason, she said, was because this is her second nomination for her role as Skyler White on the hit show "Breaking Bad," so she's not nearly as nervous as she...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The last time Oscar voters surprised with a best picture winner came eight years ago when Jack Nicholson opened the evening's final envelope, arched those famous eyebrows and announced "Crash."
He then mouthed the word "Whoa!"
Most years, Hollywood...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
Would she or wouldn't she? If she won the Oscar for lead actress, would Cate Blanchett utter the "W" word?
Fairly or not, that was a question surrounding the star of "Blue Jasmine," who took the trophy for her portrayal of a fallen New York socialite in...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 8:15 AM
Josh Brolin plays an escaped convict who reawakens the sensual side of a withdrawn single mother (Kate Winslet) in Jason Reitman's lovely romance, "Labor Day," which will play a one-week awards qualifying run starting Dec. 27 before opening in theaters...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 7:20 PM
On Nov. 21, 1963, film critics were planning to catch a special preview of Stanley Kubrick's "Dr. Strangelove" the next day. But when the news came from Dallas on Nov. 22, those plans changed.
"NEVER HELD ... THE DAY KENNEDY WAS SHOT," one guest...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:40 AM
An ancient grain used as far back as the Stone Age, barley doesn't just shine in cereals and breads. This hardy grain is perfect for lending depth to soups and stews, as well as salads. Check out these ideas.
For a Mediterranean barley salad, toss...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Here are some of the best long reads you may have missed from the week past.
A high-value Guantanamo Bay detainee reveals what it's like to be a guinea pig for "enhanced interrogation" and describes the deceptions he used to mislead interrogators in...
| Nov 27, 2013
| 11:02 AM
It's a Thanksgiving balloon. How much harm could it do? The answer is: quite a bit.
When the giant balloons of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade are tossed by storm winds, real havoc can ensue. The balloons can even pose a lethal threat. Which is why...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 1:42 PM
We've now heard it from Mr. Hooked on Phonics himself. "Jeopardy" host Alex Trebek has stoked the flames of the undying Internet debate over how to correctly pronounce "GIF."
According to Trebek, GIF, an acronym for a popular image format (some...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 3:37 PM
Launched this spring, Modern Farmer is a new quarterly magazine that editor and founder, Ann Marie Gardner, calls "more farm than table."
The inaugural issue clocks in at a hefty 136 glossy, full-color pages and is packed with stories that cover a...
| Jun 22, 2013
Gary Vitti is at home cooking dinner for a few friends. But you can't escape the feeling that he's got someplace else he'd rather be.
He loves to cook, no doubt about that. And he's good at it. But at this time of year, Vitti really ought to be...