| Jan 3, 2013
No slavery is quite as pernicious as that which we impose on ourselves.
That lofty point is brought to mind by two recent events that might seem to have no relationship to each other. I wish.
One occurred on New Year's Day. Although you might have...
| Jan 3, 2013
I can't believe I'm actually going to type the words "reality TV has hit a new low."
But it has, with "All My Babies' Mamas."
If you aren't already depressed about American culture and the entertainment pimps who produce such garbage, check out the...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Last Monday night, blacks around the United States flocked to church. They waited on their knees. Their eyes were watching God — and the clock. Awaiting the stroke of midnight.
Just as stolen Africans and abolitionists had gathered New Year's...
| Apr 29, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Although she's a happily married woman, matchmaker Natalie Clarice understands how hard it is to find love in South Florida.
"It's challenging to date [here], because Miami is a party city," she says. "People want to come and hang out, and they're not...
| 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 7, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The manliest thing about NBCU's new guy-focused Esquire channel may be the attempt to launch it.
A cable channel joining forces with a magazine whose heyday extends beyond the era of "Mad Men?" And launching with a two-hour special in the middle of the...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:48 PM
"The Americans" and its channel, FX, led the pack in the Television Critics Assn. awards nominations, announced Monday morning.
The first season of the Cold War spy drama starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys grabbed four nominations, including a...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 2:30 PM
FX's first-year drama "The Americans" racked up four nominations for this year's Television Critics Association Awards as the cabler was the most honored network for the first time.
"The Americans" is nominated for Outstanding Achievement in Drama,...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Some bad girls produced some very good ratings Tuesday night for Oxygen.
The combo of a "Bad Girls Club" reunion and the series premiere of "Bad Girls All Star Battle" gave the 13-year-old cabler its highest-rated night on record in key demos,...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:55 PM
Every February we celebrate Valentine's Day and Black History Month, but this one is extra special because we welcome NBC's "Community" back to TV after too long a hiatus. It's also when the high-profile Netflix series, "House of Cards," debuts. Back on...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 8:25 AM
Less than 48 hours after Pete Wentz denied that Fall Out Boy was reuniting and told the Tribune "don't hold your breath that it's happening," the Chicago-area quartet’s website revealed Monday that the band has a new album and tour on the way....