| Jan 26, 2012
| 8:20 PM
In what seems to be the longest week of my life, the arrival of my Thursday-night obsession couldn’t have come soon enough. We were tempted with a halfway-decent episode last week, which set us up for a 75 percent OK episode this week. How did it...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 10:03 AM
“Jersey Shore” really is bringing the cliffhangers this season.
The latest episode started off with the gang’s sugar daddy, Danny, barging into the shore house and alerting them that part of the deal to stay there involves them pimping...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 1:00 PM
Thursday, Feb. 2, The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave., Hartford, (860) 987-5900, bushnell.org
To everyone wondering what the difference is between "Cinematic Titanic" and "Mystery Science Theater 3000," you...
| Feb 2, 2012
| 8:12 PM
Here we are at the fifth episode: Still waiting on a physical altercation between the roommates, and hoping for some sort of monumental event that will bring us back next week. I think the producers took a different route and decided to tempt us as if...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 12:02 PM
There's rarely a day off in the bar industry and that's just how Ben Brengle likes it. As the general manager at Power Plant Live's Luckies Tavern for the past three years, the 29-year-old Federal Hill resident has seen everything from big national acts...
| Feb 8, 2012
Tim Tebow has not cashed in his V card. Neither have most of the people featured on TLC's "Virgin Diaries."
The reality show, which premiered in December, thrust the topic of virginity back under the pop-culture microscope and has only fueled ongoing...
| Feb 9, 2012
Sammi "Sweetheart" Giancola from MTV's "Jersey Shore" is known, along with her castmates, as a party girl.
On TV, she's been a part of much drama while the cast has stayed in Seaside Heights, N.J.; Florence, Italy; and Miami Beach. The fifth season,...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 9:01 PM
Another week, another episode of "Jersey Shore." Does anyone else feel as if watching it has become more of a chore than an enjoyable escape from everyday life?
We keep getting teased into thinking that the following week’s episode is going to turn...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 4:31 PM
There's little question that George Huguely V, the former University of Virginia student on trial for murder, had a problem with alcohol.
He had been arrested twice for drinking-related infractions, one of them violent, in his early 20s. And he admits to...
| Feb 16, 2012
| 9:27 PM
It's Thirsty Thursday! However, if you're like me, there's no place you'd rather be than on your couch, watching the Jersey Shore kids act as if they are young enough for College Night.
I knew Rodger and Jenni would work things out. They really are...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 11:51 AM
This week's Episode 7 of "Jersey Shore" picked up right where we left off last time—with Roger lecturing JWoww like she's his teenage daughter. The two had been giving each other the cold shoulder for the past few days because JWoww felt Roger was...