| Jul 15, 2012
The Festival of Earthly Delights
Dzanc Books: 462 pp., $23
Is there an English word for loopy openheartedness, for humor that careens into extremes but is grounded in surprisingly moving...
| Dec 23, 2012
Toms Shoes has opened its first retail store and community space, in Venice, barely an alpargata's toss from the apartment living room where Blake Mycoskie started building his buy-one-give-one, commerce-meets-cause shoe empire six years ago.
| Sep 27, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Three weeks in and we're almost done with the auditions. We've seen it all -- the good, the bad, and the ugly. It's always been entertaining though.
On this episode, we heard from two Maryland contestants. One made a lasting impression and the other ......
| Nov 6, 2012
| 4:22 AM
The Atlanta Falcons put up 30 points on the Philadelphia Eagles' defense. They would have had more if they really needed them. The New Orleans Saints put up 21 points against the Eagles' defense. They would have had more if......
| Sep 6, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Allentown Fair chose country music’s best before the Country Music Association did. The CMA on Wednesday announced its list of nominees for the 46th annual CMA Awards, to be given away 8 p.m. Nov. 1 on ABC-TV, and two of......
| Jul 18, 2012
| 12:40 PM
No, it’s not an alien invasion, but that’s not far off the mark. It’s time for season seven of Blewt! Productions’ “Impress These Apes,” a talent competition in which eight contestants create weekly performances based...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:11 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Stop us if you've heard this one before: HBO dominated the Emmy nominations announced Thursday morning, picking up 81 nods for viewer favorites such as "Boardwalk Empire" and "Game of Thrones" as well as comedy newcomers "Girls" and "Veep."...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 1:42 PM
Tim McGraw’s former label home, Curb Records will release a compilation disc from the singer titled, Tim McGraw & Friends. It will feature duets from Tim and some of his pals, such as Gwyneth Paltrow, Lionel Richie, Kenny Rogers and his wife, ...
| Dec 6, 2012
| 4:40 AM
Six artists received six nominations each Wednesday for the 55th Grammy Awards. But none was more notable than rising R&B singer Frank Ocean, who earned nods in three of the top four categories.
Ocean was joined by Kanye West, the Black Keys’...
| Mar 14, 2013
Negative five stars (out of four)
An instant landmark of crap, “Upside Down” begins with an interminable voiceover as Adam (the permanently earnest Jim Sturgess of “Cloud Atlas”) utters, “The universe is so full of wonders,&...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 6:00 AM
With only days before the Country Music Assn. Awards are handed out on Thursday, the Nashville publicity machine revved to life Tuesday with news of upcoming albums by two of the genre's A-list stars: Tim McGraw and Darius Rucker.
"Two Lanes of Freeedom,...