| Aug 29, 2013
| 9:53 AM
Paula Deen's "MasterChef" appearance was everything that would be expected from the onetime Queen of Southern Cooking. She was charming, looked as cheery as a daffodil and wondered aloud why one of the competitors missed an opportunity to deep-fry some...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Lisa Jackson, the woman suing maligned Southern cook Paula Deen for racial discrimination and sexual harassment, has no standing as a victim of race, according to the federal judge overseeing her suit.
Jackson is white and was not directly discriminated...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Paula Deen was the type of employer who allowed racially and sexually charged language to fly -- and even occasionally took part in it herself, according to earlier legal allegations made against the Queen of Southern Cooking.
But now, the woman who...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 2:42 PM
Paula Deen won the battle, but she may have lost the war: The discrimination lawsuit brought against her was dismissed Friday, but only after it devastated the multimillion-dollar career of one of the most popular icons of the food world.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
When Damiano Mr. Pizza, the family-run pizza parlor on Fairfax Avenue, shut its doors late last month after nearly 60 years in business, it quickly brought to light the tiff between building owners Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook, who together own well-...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 5:12 PM
Paula Deen went viral Wednesday, first for her alleged use of the N-word and then as she was lampooned in a social media blitz tartly spoofing her popular show, "Paula's Best Dishes."
The hashtag #PaulasBestDishes exploded on Twitter, used to riff on...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Aaryn Gries, who made racial and anti-gay slurs against fellow houseguests, was evicted from the "Big Brother" house Thursday night and was grilled by host Julie Chen.
According to early numbers from Nielsen, which are likely to change because of NFL...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 7:14 AM
Jon Stewart returned to "The Daily Show" on Tuesday night after a three-month hiatus. And, except for the color on his face acquired under the blazing sun in Jordan, where he directed the film "Rosewater" this summer, it was as if he'd never left at all. ...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Paula Deen, the Southern celebrity chef, has been dumped from the Food Network like a stale beignet. Her Georgia roots are what made her a unique talent in the foodie world, and the darker ends of those roots are what got her in trouble.
When her use of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 1:38 PM
Discovery Channel's popular annual celebration of all things shark is returning for its 26th year, and this year it's debuting more shark-related programming than ever. As Chief Brody of "Jaws" would say, "You're gonna need a bigger DVR."
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The streaming live feeds of the current cast of "Big Brother" can enhance the prime-time viewing experience, but recently those feeds captured some contestants of the CBS reality series uttering racist and homophobic comments.
According to Zap2It,...