Welcome to We're So Over . . . At Fork in the Road, we spend a lot of time eating, discussing, and evaluating the foods that we love. This column is dedicated to the other stuff. Why are we evaluating the excellence of a dairy product based on the lingering indentation left by our spoons? Sure, ... More >>
The Beach Boys Beacon Theater Wednesday, May 9 Better than: You were almost definitely expecting. Yes, John Stamos introduced them. And, yeah, they filed onstage, called out one by one by their bandleader in true showbiz style while the backing musicianstwice as many as original members ... More >>
Beach Boys YouTube wormholes can take many paths, from sunshine-draped reveries to sudden decisive turns towards the seriously depressing. But no clickbait-enhanced listicle of questionable Mike Love sartorial/dance/aesthetic moves, horrifying Brian Wilson zombie moments, made-for-TV movies, or John ... More >>
Mark Chauppetta, comparing notes with a certain presidential candidateJust got off the phone with Mark Chauppetta, a private investigator who has done work for the Church of Scientology, sifting through the trash of the church's perceived enemies. Chauppetta worked for Scientology for severa ... More >>
Karin Pouw loves the word "apostate"As we've been reporting the last couple of days, a man who was once the second-highest ranking executive in Scientology, Marty Rathbun, has made public several documents showing that in 2006, the church attempted to dig up dirt on South Park creators Trey P ... More >>
South Park deeply embarrassed Scientology with its 2005 episode, "Trapped in the Closet."Yesterday, we reported that former Scientology executive Marty Rathbun had revealed at his blog that in 2006, Scientology's Office of Special Affairs -- the church's intelligence and covert operations win ... More >>
Stone (left) and ParkerAnother interesting revelation at Marty Rathbun's blog this morning: Rathbun released what he said was an internal Scientology document which suggests that the church targeted Trey Parker and Matt Stone for a classic OSA investigation in retaliation for the infamous Sou ... More >>
Are you a slave 4 the show or are your tastes so toxic you have to wait to see it on Hulu? If you're in the latter category, I'm linking it right here.
The other night, I passed by the stage door for Promises, Promises and saw scads of people lined up to get autographs and photos of Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth after the show. Meanwhile, movie star Catherine Zeta-Jones (along with Angela Lansbury) pulls in throngs of stage door Johnnies ... More >>
I'm a little late to this picnic, but I finally caught up with the Grammy Awards (I was away) and prepared for the Taylor Swift trainwreck everyone had clucked about, expecting her to not come any closer to any of the notes than I have to Wasilla, Alaska.
Steaming is a gas at two bao specialists
You know, I'm so tired of everryone acting like Mackenzie Phillips is the only headline-making onetime user who's currently on TV Land. To remind us of her travails with coke, crystal, ecstasy, and booze, Jodie Sweetin has written a memoir called Unsweetined, which deals with her own prematu ... More >>
Sharyn Jackson is your American Idol host for season eight. This week: the Top 10! all photos by Michael Becker / FOXAdam Lambert, slicked back hair It feels like months have gone by since I last watched Idol. That's because we were pre-empted Tuesday for one reason or another. It's all a bit diso ... More >>
Talking With an Arlene's Grocery Drink-Slinger
In two new summer series, girls just wanna have fun . . . and blowjobs . . . and babies?