Here are the highlights from my very vivid three-hour viewing experience. Hold your applause till the end:
Interviewed on the red carpet, Tyne Daly dismissively said the Tonys are a race meant for everyone else, "not for us." She wasn't nominated.
How bad were the musicals this year? So bad that ... More >>
53. Phil Collins, "Another Day in Paradise" 
52. The 5th Dimension, "Up, Up and Away" 
51. Olivia Newton-John, "I Honestly Love You" 
50. Celine Dion, "My Heart Will Go On" 
49. Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass, "A Taste of Honey" 
48. Bobby McFerrin, "Don't ... More >>
The news that Sheryl Crow had, earlier this year, penned a cookbookIf It Makes You Healthy: More Than 100 Recipes Inspired By The Seasons, co-written with her personal chef Chuck White (hey, job perk!)got writers Bennett Madison and Emily Gould, herself a cooking-guide expert, t ... More >>
Michael Becker/FOXHey, remember when enough people would get voted off American Idol and the show would go down to a much saner 60-minute running time? That was nice. Now, with only five people left, we still get a 90-minute show, with all the contestants singing twice. Maybe Fox is just dete ... More >>
A food blog has introduced a food-cart walking tour, charging $40 to take participants to some of the city's most talked-about mobile vendors.
Underground food markets are cropping up around the country, allowing vendors to avoid hefty fees for health permits and insurance.
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This imaginary man has some thoughts on Big Boi.Break out the good china, everybody: Our least favorite record-reviewing conceit has returned, wherein very probably apocryphal New Yorker stereotypes say incomprehensibly insipid things about the hot artists of the day. Are we all dying to hear ... More >>
--Perez Hilton is suing Black Eyed Peas manager Polo Molina for battery and "infliction of emotional distress," after, you know, he got punched for calling Will.I.Am something homophobic. Hilton's lawyer said in a statement: "Whether you love Perez or hate him, he is entitled to his freedom of speec ... More >>
Everybody excited for tonight's preview premiere of Glee? I know I am. But first we have to get through this bullshit. Show of shows! Part one of the end of a long Idol season, marked by an abundance of bad dancing, unmemorable white boys, baseless support of the untalented, pity for the disabled an ... More >>