Celebrities do all kinds of unfortunate things when it comes to their kids, like giving them ridiculous names and using them as promotional props when convenient. Still, to me the children of…
Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said on CNN that he wouldn't run for governor so he devote his attention to the city's financial crisis. It's no surprise, but perhaps a relief for many…
Maria Bello is the latest celebrity to fast to call attention to the crisis in Darfur, following a series of figures who have partcipated after doctors called an end to Mia Farrow's effort of nearly…
2016-2017 Oscar Predictions
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. The most searing image of this weekend's protests in Iran was that of the 27-year-old woman named Neda, who was killed by a Basji member and, with…
My weekend reading included Robin Givhan's Washington Post piece, "Echoes of TV's First Lady," which concluded that Michelle Obama's only real cultural antecedent is Clair Huxtable, the lawyer mom on…
Disney Channel has picked up a second season of its animated preschool sleuth series "Special Agent Oso."
President Obama tried out a few one-liners at the Radio and Television Correspondents Assn. dinner this evening in D.C. Among other things, he jokes about swatting flies. He also made a pitch for GM…
Updated When Arnold Schwarzenegger first sought California's governorship in 2003, many saw it as the role of a lifetime. But these days, those seeking to succeed him get a far different…
Magazines are still around and some are actually doing pretty damned well
Doc "Shouting Fire" began during the Bush administration, exploring cases of those punished for speaking out "in the age of terror."
The top pricetag for single tickets to "Bye Bye Birdie" is right up there with "Billy Elliot."