| Aug 17, 2011
| 1:29 PM
To paraphrase the Talking Heads, this ain't no "Dancing"; this ain't no "Wipeout"; this ain't no foolin' around … .
The odd celebrity may turn an ankle on "Dancing With the Stars," and the odd contestant (OK, almost all the contestants) may face-plant...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:09 PM
Lots of new TV, local shows for the first week of 2012.
MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change)
The Devil Inside
Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy
The Bachelor (season premiere; 8 p.m.; ABC)
Pretty Little Liars (returns from hiatus; 8...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The fall TV season chugs on in October with tons of new and returning shows premiering. I'll do a photo gallery of top choices soon, but here's a complete as I can make it list. I miss something? Leave a comment and I will add it.
Saturday, Oct. 1...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Marc Maron is nothing if not perceptive about his own tics, as his Twitter feed will attest. “My Jewish stomach doesn't like Korean food,” he posted recently, and then asked: “Racist?” Both profoundly insecure and deeply ambitious,...
| Mar 23, 2013
| 12:41 PM
The last weekend of March offered up a bunch of TV events, but you ain't seen nothing yet. April 2013 brings showers of season and series premieres, finales and films to add to the already launched new seasons of "Game of Thrones," Doctor Who" and others....
| Jun 12, 2012
| 11:04 PM
It was relatively easy to convince Hollywood writer/director James Gunn to sign on to his first video game project. All he had to do was watch a short video clip of a game in which a high school cheerleader chops up zombies with a chainsaw.
| Nov 13, 2012
| 7:56 AM
In a round of year-end belt tightening, NBCUniversal is cutting about 500 employees, or about 1.5% of its total workforce.
The cuts are distributed throughout the media company, which boasts nearly 30,000 employees, according to a person close to the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 12:55 PM
There are many obstacles along the path to becoming a ninja warrior.
One must dash up the steps, slanted at 50 degrees, to reach the platform above, or perhaps run along the 14-foot curved wall — all without falling into the pool of water below....
| Apr 30, 2013
Pitbull, a Billboard Top 20 artist and a spokesperson for Bud Light, can include a song called “Everybody F***s” on an album without incident. Yet visual evidence of that asterisk-altered title often inspires giggles, judgment and scorn.
| Jun 5, 2011
The controversy over Cheryl Cole on Fox's "The X Factor" shows Simon Cowell's mastery of media manipulation....
| Jun 9, 2011
After the coffee. Before finally seeing if "Terra Nova" will be worth the hype. The Skinny: I don't care whether "Super 8" has stars or not and I don't need a Twitter campaign to go see it. Just putting that......