| Dec 14, 2012
| 8:00 AM
For the generations of men who have wondered what it is women want, this year has made it fairly obvious. We want a man of devastating intelligence, cerebrally and physically nimble, whose vast store of arcane knowledge is foundation for a super-human...
| Dec 28, 2012
| 2:18 PM
When Alan Sepinwall was hired as a TV critic just out of college in 1996, he had no way of knowing he was about to witness “a big bang of sorts,” as he puts it in his new book "The Revolution Was Televised: The Cops, Crooks, Slingers and...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 9:46 AM
Though E.L. James has received recent headlines for the phenomenal sales of "Fifty Shades of Grey," stalwart James Patterson remains the highest-earning author, according to Forbes.
The magazine estimates that Patterson made $94 million last year,...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 3:14 PM
The former police chief of Boston, New York and Los Angeles says Baltimore's next commissioner must be on the same page with the mayor, and he thinks an outsider can provide a fresh perspective under the right circumstances.
William J. Bratton, perhaps...
| Aug 23, 2012
WASHINGTON — Scientists who helped pioneer BioWatch, the government's system for detecting a biological attack on the U.S., knew from the start that it was prone to false alarms, records show.
Between 2003, when the nationwide network of air...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
I have no problem with horses, from Mr. Ed to Shane Battier’s “Harlem Shake” Horsetronaut, but am I the only one around here who has an issue with the Budweiser Clydesdales worming their way into our St. Patrick’s Day celebrations?...
| Sep 13, 2012
| 3:45 PM
“Arbitrage” is not about Jack Abramoff, or Bernie Madoff or even Mitt Romney. But resemblances between any one of them and the film's protagonist, Robert Miller (Richard Gere), are hardly coincidental. Miller is a stand-in for a whole class of...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:38 AM
Jimmy Smits, known for his TV work on "L.A. Law," "NYPD Blue," and "The West Wing" is headed to the stage of the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago.
Smits, who appeared on Broadway in "Anna and the Tropics" and "God of Carnage" but has not worked in...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Casual Sherlock Holmes fans may not be aware that the great detective often pumped a 7 percent solution of cocaine into his arm.
Rod Doherty makes that detail from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's books the jumping-off point for his new crime drama,...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 12:46 PM
Look at that face in the photo and try to tell me that is not a great neighborhood face. Aging handsomely and full of life, it is the face of actor Danny Goldring — even the name is neighborhood perfect, Danny — sitting in the barbershop...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:17 PM
1. "The Panther" by Nelson DeMille (Grand Central, $27.99). Anti-Terrorist Task Force agent John Corey is sent to Yemen to track down The Panther, one of the terrorists behind the USS Cole bombings. Last week: —
2. "The Casual...