Rom-coms used to be a cash cow and wildly popular with audiences. What happened?
Editor's Note: Shea Serrano is an award-winning music writer and goofball whose recent exploits include Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. In his new column, he writes about his life and times. Song: Eminem's "The Monster," featuring Rihanna History: Eminem did a freestyle battle. He went ... More >>
10. The Idea of Beautiful, Rapsody The black mamba of super producer 9th Wonder's Jamla Records team reached a new pinnacle in her career, and in her evolution as an artist this year. Sprinkled with collaborations from Big Remo, BJ the Chicago Kid and Childish Gambino, Rapsody takes us on a journey ... More >>
In the past year -- in the wake of Reggie Bush -- Kim Kardashian has dated Dallas athletes Miles Austin, the Cowboys' receiver, and then Kris Humpries, who played briefly for the Mavericks. Apparently she hasn't, after all, moved on to Kanye West. While hotties like Jennifer Aniston,&nb ... More >>
Patrick MichelsI say Latke, our artist says LatkaEach week, Pairing Off attempts to find just the right bottle of wine to go with ordinary food.OK, much of what I know about Hanukkah and its traditions comes from Adam Sandler. But I'm also a big fan of the potato pancakes served in some Jewish ho ... More >>
Adam Sandler returns as a Mossad baddie turned stylist, and the bubbies will love him
Thumbs down to John Mellencamp's new album cover. And Gordon Keith's prime-time TV debut. I’m going to couch this review of Gordon Keith’s prime-time TV performance last night with two pillowy caveats: 1. Gordo is by far the funniest guy on Dallas radio. 2. He’s better than I’d b ... More >>
Also: Bent holds up poorly over time
Owen Wilson's a bad fit for an ass-kicking bodyguard
Compared with other holidays, Thanksgiving hasn't inspired bards all that much. There are no traditional hymns, no instantly identifiable music associated with the day, save possibly various football broadcast bumpers. Nevertheless, here and there we find certain songs that -- in lyric or in spirit ... More >>
Two straight guys pretend to be gay and turn out to be humanists in Chuck & Larry
Because of the Times (RCA)
Stuff you need to know to avoid cultural ostracism
Who better to save America than an armed Mark Wahlberg? Seriously.
Adam Sandler plays a 9/11 widower and finally nails a somber role
Okami shows that videogames can be art
This the new Lucy Ewing. Are you excited? Because I swear we will cover every aspect of the Dallas movie, from pre-production to its first screening on an airplane, here's today's utterly inessential tidbit: Seems Jessica Simpson, who actually grew up in the area, has been Jock-blocked from the role ... More >>
A truly universal remote leads to Sandler's best movie in years
Thursday, May 25, at the Gypsy Tea Room
Kevin Nealon visits the Addison Improv
Adam Sandler, a star quarterback? If only they were joking.
James Brooks serves up too much of a good thing in Spanglish
Enjoy Every Sandwich: The Songs of Warren Zevon (Artemis)
This send-up of Deliverance comes without a brain, too
50 First Dates is a patchy toss-off strictly for Sandler fans
Or: Just how does David Spade keep getting work?
Plus: Anger Displacement
Sandler and Nicholson yell at each other, and it's unpleasant
Reissues dominated, but an international crop of films yielded some good harvest
The year's best featured plenty of Sad White Guys
Adam Sandler plays Adam Sandler, and for once it's lovely
The Bathroom Wall (DreamWorks) / Andy Dick & the Bitches of the Century (Milan)
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Someone oughta pop a Capra in Adam Sandler's behind
Or, one man's passion for Clooney, killers, kooks and corn
At least there's less junk this year
Sandler and Spade continue quest to dumb down America
Adam Sandler is the son of the devil. Like, no duh.
Adam Sandler's dumb is, well, kinda brilliant and even touching