| Jul 21, 2011
Eminem's The Marshall Mathers LP came out on May 23, 2000, and you probably recall Chris Rock's famous joke: "You know the world is going crazy when the best rapper is a white guy, and the best golfer is a black guy," referring, of course, to the then-...
| Jul 21, 2011
| 8:15 AM
Here are the pros and cons of "Otis," the second offering from Kanye West/Jay-Z's collaborative album, Watch the Throne, which drops Aug. 1 digitally. If you like buying CDs (bless you), you can purchase it Aug. 5. The suits are taking down all of the...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:03 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday)
Cowboys & Aliens
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Mongo Wrestling Alliance (season finale; 12:15 a.m. Monday; Adult Swim)
There’s Something Wrong With Aunt Diane (special; 9 p.m. Monday; HBO)
The A-List: New York...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 9:45 PM
You wouldn't know it by the long list of series premieres and specials, but the summer TV season is winding down. Before the broadcast networks start rolling out their fall shows, Cinemax will premiere its first series, "Strike Back," Discovery will...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 6:22 AM
She's a legendary adult film star, DJ, director and a producer. She's none other than the multi-talented Brittany Andrews, producer of the film "Crumble," which screened at the Manhattan Film Festival. The dramatic short film won an award at the...
| Aug 6, 2011
Buck Henry arguably made his showbiz debut at the age of 2, when his mother, the silent film star Ruth Taylor, took him to the Paramount lot to show him off. She denied then that she wanted him to go into movies. Sorry, Mom. Henry has become a polymath of...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 6:00 AM
MOVIES OPENING (Friday, unless otherwise noted)
The Help (Wednesday)
30 Minutes or Less
The Devil’s Double
Final Destination 5
Glee: The 3D Concert Movie
Bachelor Pad (season premiere; 8 p.m. Monday; ABC)
The Bling Ring...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 9:19 PM
I've been going to see Bill Medley since he and Bobby Hatfield did the club circuit back in the '60s. He was always my favorite Righteous Brother, though Bobby was a soulful inspiration too.
But it was Bill's deep, velvety smooth and emotionally stirring...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 10:23 AM
Talib Kweli, Washington's US Royalty, Neon Indian and the Dum Dum Girls are among the first acts announced to perform at this year's CMJ, it was announced today.
Unlike last year, when several bands from the region played unofficial and official CMJ...
| Aug 26, 2011
| 6:42 AM
UPDATE: The event on Saturday, the 27th of August has been rescheduled due to the hurricane. The signing will now take place on Sunday September 25th at noon. Wristbands will be given out with the sale of CDs on September 25th at 9am at Walmart of...
| Sep 4, 2011
All's Faire in Love
A college football star has to make up for his many absences by working at a Renaissance fair, where he falls for an aspiring actress. With Christina Ricci, Owen Benjamin, Cedric the Entertainer and Matthew Lillard. Written...