| 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 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...
| 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...
| Sep 8, 2011
Employees can forget punch cards and finger scans. Now they can stand in front of a small machine, and in 2 seconds or less their face is scanned and they are punched in for work.
Biometric face-scanning time clocks have been introduced within the past...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 10:07 AM
Our list of everything going on the week of 11/28-12/4
Basketball Wives LA: Reunion, Part 2 (special; 8 p.m.; VH1)
Top 40 (special; 8 p.m.; BBC America)
Bored to Death (season finale; 9 p.m.; HBO)
The Closer (mid-season premiere; 9 p....
| Sep 27, 2011
The volume seemed to be turning up: Gillian Welch and Dave Rawlings were moving away from acoustic austerity, growing comfortable rocking out. Their last album, "Soul Journey," saw these Nashville alt-folkies jolting their sound with electricity and a...
| Oct 6, 2011
Steven P. Jobs, the charismatic technology pioneer who co-founded Apple Inc. and transformed one industry after another, from computers and smartphones to music and movies, has died. He was 56.
Apple announced the death of Jobs — whose legacy...