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  • Stephen Colbert coins new term, 'truthinews,' for skewed TV news

    The man who introduced “truthiness” to the lexicon has a new word for us all: “truthinews.”   As defined by Stephen Colbert, “truthinews” is the practice, increasingly prevalent on cable news, of telling viewers...
  • Stephen Colbert grills Lawrence Wright with Scientology-speak

    Stephen Colbert grills Lawrence Wright with Scientology-speak
    Lawrence Wright, the author of "Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief" appeared on "The Colbert Report" Thursday night to talk about his book. But before he could get there, Stephen Colbert bgean grilling the Pulitzer Prize...
  • Who is the best owner in pro sports?

    Cuban plays hard Ben Bolch Los Angeles Times The NBA still has the best owner in pro sports even after the passing of Jerry Buss. His name is Mark Cuban. Not only do his teams win (with the notable exception of this season), but he pampers his players,...
  • Arcade Fire scores second No. 1 album with 'Reflektor'

    Arcade Fire scores second No. 1 album with 'Reflektor'
    Arcade Fire burned through the competition on its way to the top of the Billboard 200 this week. The Canadian group bowed at No. 1 on the album chart Wednesday with "Reflektor," which sold 140,000 copies in its first week in stores, according to Nielsen...
  • Things to know for Wednesday

    Things to know for Wednesday
    Racer Tony Stewart has hurt his leg and will be out of competition for the near future. Also, the government has decided it can pretty much take whatever it wants from you, whether you're charged with anything or not. Additionally, George Duke, who...
  • 'The Colbert Report' visits gay-tolerant small town in Kentucky

    Vladimir Putin could learn a thing or two from Johnny Cummings, the openly gay mayor of the tiny but tolerant coal town of Vicco, Ky. On Wednesday night “The Colbert Report” profiled Cummings, the politician and hairdresser who helped...
  • Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl

     Music review: Botstein has last laugh with L.A. Phil at the Bowl
    They laughed when Leon Botstein became president of Bard College in 1975, at the very idea that a 28-year-old could enliven a venerable New York liberal arts college. They laughed in 1990 when Botstein started the Bard Music Festival, which had the...
  • First listen: Paul McCartney single 'New'

    First listen: Paul McCartney single 'New'
    If anyone has the right to release a new single that’s unabashedly Beatle-esque, it’d be Paul McCartney, and that adjective surely applies to “New,” the bouncy first single from his forthcoming album of the same name, due Oct. 15...
  • Emmy Awards live chat: The show, the surprises and more

    Emmy Awards live chat: The show, the surprises and more
    Did your favorite TV show win big at the Emmys on Sunday night? Or are you still grumbling about how those (expletive deleted) voters somehow overlooked (insert name of beloved actor here ... unless it's somebody from "Modern Family," in which case, we'...
  • Emmy Awards 2013 Live Blog

    Emmy Awards 2013 Live Blog
    Will Ferrell couldn't find child care so he brings the kids on stage with him to present the final awards of the evening. "Modern Family" wins the best comedy Emmy again. Steven Levitan accepts the Emmys and sums up the whole night: "This may be the...
  • Baltimore-shot 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' bring home Emmys

    Baltimore-shot 'Veep,' 'House of Cards' bring home Emmys
    Baltimore was again front and center at the Emmy Awards telecast, with two major comedy awards going Sunday night to HBO's "Veep," the locally made series starring Julia Louis-Dreyfus as Vice President Selina Meyer. Louis-Dreyfus, the most honored...