Just when I have been doing some reporting on the role of younger leaders in our own fair city, young people nationally have come in for a minor hailstorm of criticism sparked by a commencement speech at a public high school in Wellesley, Massachusetts. A teacher, David McCullough Jr., son of the f ... More >>
Victoria Jackson went from the big leagues of comedy to the rabid right of modern politics.
Womp, womp.Picked up your fresh-off-the-presses print issue of this week's Observer yet? No? Well, go do so right now. We'll wait.Got it? Good! Now, flip the issue open. Not far, just right there after the cover. Yeah, page 3. There, you'll notice -- it's tough not to -- a massive, full-page, col ... More >>
Russell Pearce and Other Illegal-Immigration Populists Rely on Misleading, Right-Wing Reports to Scapegoat Immigrants and Terrify Penny-Pinched Americans.
Courtesy Deadspin this a.m., we're directed to the blog of none other than Robin "Champagne Wishes and Caviar Dreams" Leach. His, ahem, spywitnesses claim that Cowboys QB Tony Romo lost some $2.5 million on the Vegas green felt last weekend, which, apparently, mightily miffed Jessica Simpson. Writes ... More >>
Kevin Nealon visits the Addison Improv
Dance like an Egyptian
Or: Just how does David Spade keep getting work?
New film series says Bring on the Night
Ice Cube coasts through another middling comedy
Saturday Night Live's prime player is rapidly outgrowing television's small screen
Someone oughta pop a Capra in Adam Sandler's behind
It's about the artists, not the stars at the 31st annual USA Film Festival
Adam Sandler is the son of the devil. Like, no duh.
Sandra Bullock goes to rehab, and reality goes out the window
Robert Smigel is the hottest animator you've never heard of
Jeff Bridges' wacked-out stoner carries the Coens' The Big Lebowski
Odd sights--and musings--at Mickey Mantle's funeral
The Road To Wellville, Alan Parker's hymn to greed, lust, and body fluids doesn't quite work