Inspired in part by an actual event, MTV's "(Dis)connected" provides a spare, sobering look at the issue of youth interaction online, with young people opening themselves up to all the pain and…
An offbeat showcase for Laura Dern that, after watching four episodes, still isn't completely clear regarding its intentions.
ESPN is running a series of documentaries over the next several weeks, extending the tone and style (if not the actual franchise) of its classy "30 for 30" series. The latest, "The Dotted Line," is…
It's turning into a kind of fascinating night on cable news, given the confluence of three events: The death of Apple's Steve Jobs, Sarah Palin's decision (finally) not to run for president and the…
OK, so I caught an elbow playing basketball this week, and I'm walking around with a black eye. That's right, it was basketball, not some crazed "Sons of Anarchy" fan. Still, if you remember the…
The fall TV crush is winding down, and after filing 30 reviews in September, it's fair to say that volume of criticism probably isn't healthy for anybody.
OK, so "The Playboy Club" is canceled, "Terra Nova" held up pretty well in its second week, and "2 Broke Girls" aren't looking broken ratings-wise. Some thoughts on each. 1. "Terra Nova's" ratings…
"Six Days to Air: The Making of 'South Park'" is, at its core, a valentine from Comedy Central to the brain trust responsible for the show, specifically creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone. Still…
Warren Buffett and Mark Cuban are famous in large part for being billionaires.
A perfect companion for "Mythbusters," magicians/comics/debunkers supreme Penn & Teller again take a stab at separating fact from fiction, albeit in a less doctrinaire and political way than their…