Last Tuesday was the State of the Union address, in which the President laid out a bunch of plans and Republicans denounced them. Rightbloggers got into this with the aplomb you'd expect.
But when rising GOP star Marco Rubio had a comical moment in his official Republican response, and people had ... More >>
"Wait a minute-- something's changed," Donald Glover says just moments into the premiere of the final season of Comminuty, NBC's rococo and weirdly earnest meta-analysis of the sitcom form. For Glover's character, the Greendale Community College student Troy Barnes, the thing that's changed involves ... More >>
Quvenchane Wallis will be the youngest anything if she wins.
But let's talk about Jennifer Lawrence. She was nominated before, for Winter's Bone, when she was even younger. She's in the huge franchise The Hunger Games, which will surely pay for her old age. And in the meantime, she's nominated for ... More >>
The Hollywood Reporter listed the top 20 of the year a few days ago, but let's zoom in on their big 10--the ones that really rocked the box office, a handful of them going over the billion mark!
Bear in mind that some of these epics are still playing, so they'll be racking in even more dough. (I've ... More >>
Yes, I'm aware that the boxofficemojo.com figures I'm about to give you don't factor marketing expenses into the budget.
But they also don't toss in the often huge international grosses.
So do some adding and subtracting of your own and take these domestic results with a grain of hot buttered popc ... More >>
It's been two never-ending weeks since we witnessed the Queen and James Bond fly in on some sort of parachute thing over the Thames River. And Mr. Bean. And the timeline of London's growth, from the capital of a colonial power to a lovable, quirky center of British haute couture. Yes, the Olympics a ... More >>
My favorite Olympic quote so far came this morning from Allen St. John at Salon: "Over the first weekend, I've watched equestrian, dressage, women's table tennis, women's fencing, archery, bicycle racing, volleyball, team hand ball, and men's water polo. It's like Wide World of Sports on steroids.
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From Cheers to two Oscar nominations to the Hunger Games franchise, Woody Harrelson has never stopped surprising--especially when you throw in his hemp campaigns, veganism, and other causes.
And now he's going back to the theater!
Check out my column, in which Woody tells me about his latest proje ... More >>
Very few things have remained the same since 1984. The highest grossing movie that year was Beverly Hills Cop; now, we have The Hunger Games. Michael Jackson's Thriller ruled the airwaves; 28 years later, Adele's 21 hasn't budged from Billboard's top spot. And who had heard of the Internet yet ... More >>
Good morning! Start your Sunday off with some comedy, courtesy of your commander-in-chief. Last night was the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner, which gave President Obama an opportunity to poke fun at himself, Donald Trump, the Secret Service, and of course, his rival Mitt Romne ... More >>
I was a guest on last night's Issues With Jane Velez-Mitchell on HLN, discussing Samantha Brick, the woman who wrote an editorial about how being so beautiful and alluring has ruined her friendships with bitterly jealous and resentful female friends.
I should have such problems.
Tomorrow is the last day of March, as you might already know, and it also marks the end of the first quarter of 2012. What better way to close out a three-month span than to size up its musical offerings via playlist? Below, please find the contents of my "2012 awesomeness" playlist, a running-all-y ... More >>
New York, get ready, Tebow's in town and you're going to hear about every move he makes. First up: Tebow sees a show! Though we're not sure if he needs any lessons on how to be popular, Tim Tebow went to see the Broadway musical Wicked in New York last night, according to the New York Daily News. Do ... More >>
Last night, after much anticipation, we finally saw The Hunger Games. We're assuming that you are aware of this dystopic young-adult novel turned blockbuster film about a noble and bad-ass girl fighting in a government-mandated death match with other teens and children. If not, you have likely not b ... More >>
This week in the Voice, out today: Steven Thrasher discovers that some nonprofit managers in New York -- including at the Jewish Guild for the Blind -- aren't just rich, but among society's wealthiest: "Although he runs a nonprofit, Alan Morse is comfortably in the 1 percent that Occupy Wall Street ... More >>
Fancy a groosling recipe?OMFG, the Hunger Games movie is just a few months away, and really, who isn't secretly super excited for the teen post-apocalyptic book trilogy to make it to the big screen? Watching the trailer on repeat is pretty fun and all, but now comes an even better way to sate ... More >>