Today's Five Best Columns
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Feb 3, 2014 2:27PM ET
Ronan Farrow went to college. Miley Cyrus, however, did not. That's the only conclusion one can make from his recent W profile on the pop singer, in which it seems his goal from the beginning was to make her look stupid.
Feb 3, 2014 2:17PM ET
I went to a late night Frozen singalong ready to embarrass myself with my overenthusiastic singing. Turns out everyone else at the screening had the same thought.
Feb 3, 2014 1:04PM ET
With the March of History stomping its way through Downton once again, Lady Edith manages to stand out as the least evolved. Which is saying something. Also: who ruined Carson's perfect week?
Feb 3, 2014 11:50AM ET
The weekend the Harry Potter fandom, still active after all this time, was rocked when JK Rowling admitted that pairing Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley wasn't the best idea.
Feb 3, 2014 11:42AM ET
What Scarface did for cocaine is what The Wolf of Wall Street is doing for Quaaludes.
Feb 3, 2014 11:00AM ET
The post-Super Bowl episodes of New Girl and Brooklyn Nine-Nine were not revolutionary—except for the fact that we now have a duet between Zooey Deschanel and Prince on record–but they were both highly amusing antidotes to all that football that preceded them.
Feb 3, 2014 10:28AM ET
Spoilers abound for the third season finale "His Last Vow." You've been warned.
Feb 3, 2014 9:05AM ET
The first play of Super Bowl XLVIII broke the Denver Broncos' back: a mis-timed snap ended up as a safety for the Seahawks and became the fastest-scoring play in Super Bowl History. So what exactly went wrong? Peyton Manning says it was because of the noise.
Feb 3, 2014 8:51AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Benedict Cumberbatch's family has skeletons in its closet, Winona Ryder does NOT approve of Johnny Depp's engagement, and Miley Cyrus has very good and relatable advice for Justin Bieber.
Feb 3, 2014 2:43AM ET
While the Super Bowl is a great time for companies to spend an egregious amount of money hawking beer and cars, it's also a chance for the film industry to advertise its art, such as a fourth Transformers movie.
Feb 2, 2014 11:34PM ET
There have been some good Super Bowls over the last few years. This wasn't one of them.
Feb 2, 2014 9:45PM ET
Bob Dylan's been in you-did-an-ad-you're-a-sell-out land before.
Feb 2, 2014 8:55PM ET
The Denver Broncos hadn't played against a top ten-ranked defense all season.
Feb 2, 2014 8:48PM ET
It wasn't as flashy as Beyoncé last year, but Bruno Mars turned in a lovely Super Bowl performance, and was joined by the underdressed (read: shirtless) Red Hot Chili Peppers.
Feb 2, 2014 8:43PM ET
The long-awaited Seinfeld reunion finally aired, and though Jerry Seinfeld himself told us it wouldn't be an ad or an episode of his web series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee, it ended up being both.
Feb 2, 2014 7:26PM ET
Super Bowl XLVIII is here! And I guess everyone got a little too excited, because we've already had some derpy moments.
Feb 2, 2014 7:13PM ET
You have to wait until Sunday to see the Super Bowl, and as usual, you won't have to wait that long to see the famous ads.
Feb 2, 2014 4:53PM ET
While Philip Seymour Hoffman leaves behind an indelible legacy, upon news of his untimely death there's also the tragedy of what might have been.
Feb 2, 2014 3:16PM ET
This weekend, much internet bandwidth was devoted to Dylan Farrow—the adopted daughter of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow—who alleged that she was sexual abused by Allen when she was seven.
Feb 2, 2014 3:14PM ET
Philip Seymour Hoffman, the quintessential actor's actor, will be remembered for his work.
Feb 2, 2014 1:51PM ET
The Academy Award-winning actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead in his Manhattan apartment this afternoon, the NYPD confirmed on Sunday.
Feb 2, 2014 12:27PM ET
Who was most valuable on Seth's final night on Saturday Night Live? With guest appearances by Amy Poehler, Governor David Patterson, and Danny Trans.
Feb 2, 2014 12:14PM ET
Like me, millions of fellow red-blooded American men are gearing up for the veritable apex of manliness: Super Bowl Sunday. I'm also thinking about baking some kale chips.
Feb 2, 2014 2:02AM ET
Peyton Manning was already the first player to win four MVP awards when he was given the honor again on Saturday.
Feb 1, 2014 11:00PM ET
After two weeks of focusing pretty intently on Patrick's search for love/companionship/a warm-handed tug in the woods, episode three turned the focus towards the professional.
Feb 1, 2014 10:30PM ET
From the Gawker-Jezebel fight in last week's episode to the Mindy Kaling conversation in the most recent one, it's more and more clear that Girls' Hannah Horvath exists in a Lena Dunham world. That or Dunham just likes to make inside jokes.
Feb 1, 2014 1:22PM ET
Chances are, if you came of age in the 1990s, you're going to feel a little old today.
Feb 1, 2014 11:41AM ET
New Mexico is not happy about Denver Mayor Michael Hancock's appropriation of the green chile as a Denver treasure.
Jan 31, 2014 6:27PM ET
Seth Meyers leaves Saturday Night Live for good this weekend after thirteen years on the show. He was occasionally pretty funny, which deserves some credit, so we've assembled this list of our favorite moments. We'll miss you, pal.
Jan 31, 2014 6:18PM ET
The Carries Diaries second season comes to an end tonight, and there may not be a third: but we've got reasons why it should stay.