Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 9, 2014 11:08AM ET
Following Dario Cologna's gold medal win in the skiathlon this morning, Roger Federer sent his fellow Swiss countryman a nod of congratulations on Twitter. Some of the responses to Federer were incredible.
Feb 9, 2014 2:44AM ET
The second day of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games is underway with eight gold medals on the line.
Feb 8, 2014 6:28PM ET
Last night at the Olympics opening ceremony, the choir of the Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs improbably covered "Get Lucky," capping off an incredible year for the French duo Daft Punk.
Feb 8, 2014 3:08PM ET
It's always hard to be a sibling in a family of overachievers.
Feb 8, 2014 1:01PM ET
The first Sochi biathlon event is in the books, and we've already got some big Winter Olympics history to report.
Feb 8, 2014 12:37PM ET
American bobsledder Johnny Quinn credited his training for helping him break through a jammed door in Sochi earlier today.
Feb 8, 2014 10:34AM ET
The first day of the 22nd Olympic Winter Games kicks off in Sochi with a full slate of very cold activities.
Feb 8, 2014 9:38AM ET
The biathlon is the only returning Winter Olympics event in which the United States has never won a medal. But we might get one this year, so you'll want to be prepared.
Feb 8, 2014 2:49AM ET
In a New York Times article, Woody Allen fired back against accusations that he molested his adopted daughter Dylan Farrow. The director also had some choice words for Mia Farrow.
Feb 7, 2014 4:55PM ET
Bob Costas is usually our Olympics spirit guide, his smooth narration telling us everything we need to know. But this year, not everything is well in the world: Bob Costas has an eye infection.
Feb 7, 2014 4:37PM ET
Today The Weinstein Company releases Vampire Academy, yet another YA take on vampires, but how do these bloodsuckers differ from your other varieties?
Feb 7, 2014 4:19PM ET
Do you have to cover—or perhaps just tweet—the story about Clint Eastwood saving a man from choking by performing the Heimlich maneuver? Do you want to use an Eastwood movie title? Good! You should.
Feb 7, 2014 2:48PM ET
In between the moguls and the luge, you may want to take a break this weekend for some movies. We're here to guide you through your many options.
Feb 7, 2014 1:53PM ET
The Monuments Men is technically about art, but you're not going to find an art history lesson.
Feb 7, 2014 1:50PM ET
Sochi's Olympic organizers had a small malfunction with the opening of the five Olympic rings, making for a few easy jokes. But it's not the first and certainly not the last example of an Opening Ceremonies fail.
Feb 7, 2014 9:30AM ET
Robyn Doolittle, author of Crazy Town: The Rob Ford Story, went on The Daily Show last night to dish on everyone’s favorite crack-smoking mayor.
Feb 7, 2014 9:11AM ET
Jay Leno opened his final monologue with one of his final digs at the network where he's been on the air for 22 years, but he ended the night in tears.
Feb 7, 2014 8:58AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Ashton Kutcher breaks his legendary silence about Charlie Sheen (again), Kylie Jenner parties with Justin Bieber's roommate, and George Clooney plots his revenge against Tina Fey.
Feb 7, 2014 3:30AM ET
In Japan, composer Mamoru Samuragochi was celebrated not only for his musical, but also for the fact the at he supposedly wrote many of them while deaf. The only problem is that both Samuragochi's authorship and his deafness were falsifications.
Feb 6, 2014 10:09PM ET
He allegedly drove while intoxicated and assaulted a limo driver, but it's his possible unneighborly egg-toss that could get Justin Bieber his first felony charge.
Feb 6, 2014 4:21PM ET
When the poster arrived for Wes Anderson's latest, The Grand Budapest Hotel, people couldn't help but remark how Wes Anderson-y it was. Now that early reviews are out of Berlin, that seems to be the case—and it's a great thing.
Feb 6, 2014 3:00PM ET
Today marks the final episode of Jay Leno's Tonight Show, and it's like deja vu all over again.
Feb 6, 2014 2:38PM ET
When seeking to watch all the Oscar-nominated movies, sometimes the Academy rule book does you a solid. Rescinding the Alone Yet Not Alone nomination means the goal is within reach.
Feb 6, 2014 12:43PM ET
The hiatus of The Michael J. Fox Show brings NBC's failed Thursday night comedies total to ten, while perpetually almost-cancelled Community and Parks and Recreation live on.
Feb 6, 2014 12:01PM ET
Mozart in the Jungle, one of Amazon's newest pilots, is good on paper. Thankfully, that translates to something we hope gets picked up.
Feb 6, 2014 11:05AM ET
Sasha Weiss on rape accusations, Ann Friedman on Dylan Farrow, E.J. Dionne on the Obamacare debate, Kevin Roose on celebrity angel investors, and Nicholas Kristof on a champion of women's health.
Feb 6, 2014 11:05AM ET
Seventeen different people make up this year's Saturday Night Live cast, one of the largest in the show's near 40 year history, so someone was bound to get left on the fringes in the fight for screen time.
Feb 6, 2014 11:04AM ET
It turns out that the obviously-made-up story about how Tom Sizemore gave Bill Clinton Elizabeth Hurley's phone number and she flew out to sleep with the president was in fact made up.
Feb 6, 2014 11:02AM ET
In the wake of Philip Seymour Hoffman's death questions began to arise about his unfinished projects, and attention has now turned to the most high profile of those: the final installments of The Hunger Games franchise.
Feb 6, 2014 9:18AM ET
News out of Syria may have faded into the background lately, but fear not because Jon Stewart is here with an update on what he calls, “the spinach of world news.”