| May 17, 2012
| 8:16 PM
Her publisher surely meant well, but the cover of Anne Tyler's new novel "The Beginner's Goodbye" (Knopf) is all wrong.
The cover — a pair of elegant cups and saucers displayed against a doily-white background — might reasonably be...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Joel Murray and Bobcat Goldthwait have known each other since 1985, when they met on the set of "One Crazy Summer," an iconic comedy of the era starring John Cusack as a dorky animator and Demi Moore as the girl of his dreams.
"The day I met Bob, he...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 3:24 PM
Love and marriage. They say you can't have one without the other, but it seems Hollywood power couple Demi Moore and Ashton Kutcher had neither.
It has been seven months since the duo announced they were heading down the road to splitsville, yet...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Yesterday the folks behind the popular Japanese character Domo made a really cool announcement. I really like it when the geeky things we enjoy are used to help those in need. Check out the following press release for the 411 on what they're doing, then...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 12:51 PM
Though it seems Miley Cyrus has been quiet on the theatrical film front lately, she's front and center in this coming-of-age comedy-drama, inspired by a French film of the same name.
Her character's name is Lola - thus the "Lol" nickname that also...
| Mar 31, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Consider this TV hospice.
Or perhaps a premature eulogy.
Whatever it is, until the other day I worried: Could I find the words to honor “Happy Endings”?
Do I call it a “good show”? A “kind show”?
Do I write a...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 3:09 PM
Are you feeling the pull to visit Port Charles?
ABC's "General Hospital" is marking its 50th anniversary, and the celebration is spilling over to other programs.
Katie Couric transforms Thursday's "Katie" into a soapy salute. "Katie" airs at 2 p.m....
| Feb 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon."
The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
| Feb 24, 2013
The Academy Awards are the biggest fashion runway on the planet. When Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried and other stars step out onto the red carpet Sunday, they will be primed to talk as much about what and who they are wearing as about...
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:59 AM
Hannah accompanies Jessa to visit her father in upstate New York.
The opening scene shows them waiting at a sparse train station to be picked up, Jessa looking like Anne of Green Gables clutching her carpet bag. Their dialogue as they wait for Jessa's...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON -- Polling that shows Americans favor women in combat by 2-to-1 is evidence only of the power of misinformation.
And, yes, indoctrination.
Arguments favoring women in direct combat are perhaps well-intentioned, focusing on fairness,...