| Jun 11, 2014
| 7:11 AM
After the coffee. Before covering Capitol Hill in my bathrobe.
The Skinny: Do you think in five years Broadway will forget the movie "Jersey Boys" was based on a musical and remake it for the stage? That's my early morning attempt at humor. How'd I do?...
| May 15, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Nigeria's homegrown, al-Qaeda-linked militant group, Boko Haram, brags openly that it recently kidnapped about 300 young Nigerian girls. It boasts that it will sell them into sexual slavery.
Those terrorists have a long and unapologetic history of...
| May 13, 2014
| 9:30 PM
The TV talk show has become the modern confessional, where disgraced celebrities, coached by practiced PR professionals, make their mea culpas and try to restore their reputations.
But crisis management experts Tuesday called Clippers owner Donald...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
NEW YORK — John Oliver will have the crab cakes — but that's all, thanks.
In a private dining room at HBO's plush headquarters overlooking Bryant Park in midtown Manhattan, a waitress in a crisp black uniform asks the 37-year-old comedian if...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 9:53 AM
Marlon Wayans is having the last laugh, and we're laughing with him.
He oversaw the fluorescence of the lucrative "Scary Movie" franchise with brothers Shawn and Keenen Ivory, but they all three unceremoniously sat out the third-fifth installments. In...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 8:30 AM
It's hard to believe that only 50 years have passed since Julia Child set foot on the new continent of American Foodlandia. And yet in that short period, it seems we've already seen the full cycle of colonial development: discovery, exploration,...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Amazon has just rolled out an interactive infographic, a map of the United States called “Great American Eats,” highlighting "editors’ picks for the best new and classic cookbooks from culinary innovators across America, region by...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 9:59 AM
He's 35, he only has a 10-day contract and it looks like he might be near the end of his career, but Jason Collins apparently has the NBA's top-selling jersey.
And the jersey with the second-highest sales. And the fourth.
Collins' Brooklyn Nets...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 7:51 AM
Paula Deen is cooking up a comeback, y'all. Think it will work?
Deen, 67, is on the March 10 cover of People magazine, arguably the highest-profile stop on her mea culpa tour that she hopes will help her regain the favorable media spotlight.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 11:01 AM
If you're trying to market a service or a product, it seems like a celebrity endorsement is hard to beat, right?
Sure, celebrity endorsements are a great way to grab eyeballs. But sometimes, that attention is unwanted.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Paula Deen apologized at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival.
She didn't elaborate on why she apologized - for using the n-word in the past - but she did say she got through the fallout by reading letters from fans.
Deen also rode on celebrity chef...