A lament for lost carnage—and coherence
Steven Seagal has no patience for lawbreakers. He's made this clear countless times in his movies and he demonstrated this repeatedly during his A&E reality show, Steven Seagal: Lawman. Despite his outspoken stance against breaking the law, people keep doing it; namely, illegal immigrants. Yo ... More >>
Mixed martial arts fighter Anderson Silva won UFC 126 Saturday night by kicking his opponent, Vitor Belfort, in the face. We're not Ultimate Fighting fans, but like home runs and slam dunks, face kicks are thrilling for even the most casual observer. What puts this one over the top, however, ... More >>
The 67th Venice Film Festival, where I'm currently on jury duty (although not on the jury headed by Quentin Tarantino) opened majorly pop with Black Swan, Darren Aronofsky's warmly received and borderline risible follow-up to his 2008 Golden Lion winner The Wrestler. Although a generic horr ... More >>
Two of our nation's prized women -- professional celebrity Kim Kardashian and professional sex partner-cum-professional celebrity Ashley Dupre -- occupy a very similar position in our collective psyche. Not that they're merely sex objects, but they are mostly sex objects. So when a Playboy photog ... More >>
Diddy, please never let that white suit go. Photo by Michael Becker / FOX. Are the results shows always this bad? This padded out with product placements and movie tie-ins and Seacrest/Cowell banter that seems one barb away from a loogie to the face? Just kidding--I know they're always this b ... More >>
Pharmacist in eye of cops/steroids storm is found shot to death only days before he was to speak to investigators
Baseball has no monopoly on foul balls. The NYPD's own drug scandal keeps simmering.
Drug Contractor for City Unions Named as Mob Conduit
Moviegoers Avoid Big-Budget Pitfalls
Andersen Taps 'Spy' Lawyer for 'Inside'
Transcontinental Tabloid Turmoil