| Sep 26, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Jeff and Spencer Tweedy released "Sukierae," their debut album as Tweedy, last Tuesday. They've started touring and will be at the Calvin Theatre in Northampton, Mass. tomorrow night. (I interviewed Spencer about the album and tour; read the interview...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:33 PM
A story about people who love one another made by people who clearly love one another, "Parks and Recreation" ended its seven-season, zigzag run through prime time Tuesday night on NBC. In the final shot, star Amy Poehler, as public servant Leslie Knope,...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 6:33 AM
"Parks and Recreation" always made the fine art of creating great television comedy look easy. For seven seasons the NBC series set an impossibly high benchmark, and now leaves the air without any true peer on network TV.
That it never attracted a...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 8:15 AM
After seven seasons, "Parks and Recreation" bid farewell on NBC on Tuesday night with a series finale that leapt forward in time to show how things turned out for the gang from Pawnee, Ind. (To anyone who has ever watched this upbeat series, it should...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 5:00 AM
Let us now praise "Parks and Recreation," which ends Tuesday night in an effervescence of heart and hope, proof positive that success and significance are not always measured in gold, statuary or otherwise.
The show that gave us Leslie Knope (Amy...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 8:00 PM
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| Feb 22, 2015
In talking to Luke Macfarlane, the TV, film and stage actor, about furniture making, which is just one of his passions, you also get a window into his art, and his life.
Listen to him talk about how he approaches woodworking — with knowledge and...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 1:51 PM
"The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst," which premieres Sunday on HBO, is a seductive six-part series about a murder, maybe two murders, maybe three.
It is not the first true-crime documentary to be presented at such length — there was...
| Feb 3, 2015
| 2:05 PM
NASCAR's Super Bowl ad hasn't gone over as well as anticipated.
As of Tuesday morning, a Change.org petition from a user named Gluten Dude had collected more than 18,300 signatures against the ad and in support of Celiac disease awareness.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 1:42 PM
Sundance breakout "Me and Earl and the Dying Girl," a quirky, heartfelt story about a pair of high school film-lovers who befriend a girl with cancer, won both the U.S. dramatic audience award and the grand jury prize at the 31st Sundance Film Festival...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 5:25 PM
"Helix" (Syfy, Fridays). Ronald D. Moore, who rebooted "Battlestar Galactica" and brought the highland romantic fantasy "Outlander" to the TV screen, is an executive producer of and contributing writer to this well-wrought sci-fi suspense serial, now in...