Jul 13, 2012 3:17PM ET
Today in questions of summer etiquette, we take on guests who expect lodging; the ethics of outdoor boozing; hot, wet hugs; and how to tell a friend you're interested in some summer lovin'.
Jul 13, 2012 2:23PM ET
You know how people are always trying to determine the best TV series ever? Like, maybe it's The Sopranos, maybe it's The Wire. We're just gonna come right out and say it: Breaking Bad is The Best Show.
Jul 13, 2012 12:47PM ET
The rumors you've heard are true. Ryan Seacrest has confirmed via Twitter, because that's how people do things now, that Jennifer Lopez will not be returning to American Idol.
Jul 13, 2012 12:13PM ET
Today in books and publishing: Dave Eggers likes to read in the tub; play matchmaker in a new Jane Austen Facebook game; you'll never guess which BDSM-themed book is making waves in India; and Neil Gaiman announces a Sandman prequel.
Jul 13, 2012 10:24AM ET
People are saying that Kristen Stewart wants to have a baby with her longtime boyfriend Edward Cullen. Is it true? Probably! Elsewhere, Katie Holmes didn't get that much money and David Geffen has a fancy new house.
Jul 12, 2012 10:30PM ET
There's a new trailer for Oz: The Great and Powerful and it looks like the Sam Raimi directing, James Franco starring project will be a loud, technicolor trip back to Oz you might want to avoid.
Jul 12, 2012 5:59PM ET
Another judge is leaving America's favorite singing contest. Is anyone going to be back next season?? Also today: Taylor Swift is very rich and Will Smith contemplates a career change.
Jul 12, 2012 5:29PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Jul 12, 2012 3:22PM ET
Y.A. author Nina LaCour is making a small-budget movie out of her novel, and the Y.A. community is helping her pay for it.
Jul 12, 2012 2:39PM ET
With just two weeks until the opening ceremonies in London, news organizations like CNN are beginning to wonder if England's oft-remarked upon bad weather will ruin our Summer Olympics fun.
Jul 12, 2012 2:15PM ET
Cat Marnell's writing (and writing about her) has something of the quality of a drug itself—we know, maybe, that we shouldn't, and yet, we do anyway, and then feel rather bad about ourselves afterward.
Jul 12, 2012 1:39PM ET
Former Entertainment Weekly television critic turned bestselling thriller writer Gillian Flynn has sold the rights to her latest book, Gone Girl, to 20th Century Fox and Reese Witherspoon's production company.
Jul 12, 2012 1:18PM ET
Today in books and publishing: A first-time Aussie novelist becomes a millionaire; writers who think they can act; online retailer wants to replicate the instant gratification offered at bookstores; and a publishing company profits by ditching Amazon.
Jul 12, 2012 11:16AM ET
In the world of digital publishing, there's a question as old as Internet time: If you give away content for free, are you devaluing an entire industry? Of at least one example, writers and editors say, firmly, no.
Jul 12, 2012 10:20AM ET
Today we hear about actors feuding over professional problems. Can they ever resolve it? Also, there's some troubling news about Prince William and his wife that needs discussing, as well an ambitious Bachelorette to deal with.
Jul 12, 2012 9:49AM ET
When thinking about his own life over the last ten years, Microsoft's very well paid CEO does not consider it a lost decade.
Jul 12, 2012 9:41AM ET
This time the Fifty Shades trend story skews a bit younger: Teenagers are reading the book, too!
Jul 12, 2012 7:01AM ET
Last night, CNN aired a wild interview between Piers Morgan and Robert Blake that belongs in a special place in the annals of on-air celebrity meltdowns.
Jul 11, 2012 9:53PM ET
If anyone had "start a Kickstarter" in the "what is Dan Harmon going to do after Community?" pool, please come collect your winnings. Harmon is teaming up with Community's Starburns to produce a movie written by a very little known writer named, oh, Charlie Kaufman.
Jul 11, 2012 6:43PM ET
Jen Doll's piece on bosses getting wise to employees who "work" from home stirred up some debate today. One commenter pointed out that it isn't all that hard to hold people accountable for work done off-site.
Jul 11, 2012 5:48PM ET
Jul 11, 2012 5:47PM ET
Hollywood is completely out of ideas, as we know, so they're continuing to dig through the attic for old stuff to spruce up. Here's the news on two new remakes, plus some other showbiz tidbits.
Jul 11, 2012 4:08PM ET
If New Yorkers seem particularly jittery over the summer, it's for good reason: they are drinking a lot of iced coffee.
Jul 11, 2012 3:53PM ET
Today in books and publishing: Details from the upcoming David Foster Wallace biography are trickling in; Neil Gaiman inks a multi-book deal with HarperCollins; fantasy author wreaks viral vengeance on e-book pirate; remembering E.B. White's sense of humor on his 113th birthday.
Jul 11, 2012 3:48PM ET
Fox News' Megyn Kelly takes that third commandment pretty seriously viewers learned Wednesday after she showed a video of today's Ohio train explosion during which an onlooker (understandably) exclaimed, "Jesus Christ."
Jul 11, 2012 2:26PM ET
A first trailer for Game of Thrones: Seven Kingdoms, a new video game based on the wildly popular fantasy book series turned HBO television show, has been released and despite it looking a little silly, it made us curious. What other popular prestige shows could be turned into video games? Let's speculate!
Jul 11, 2012 9:12AM ET
Rielle Hunter has a truncated little book tour, Tom Cruise is hitting it off with a new lady, and, more believably, he's maybe a magical being who can do telekinesis.
Jul 10, 2012 11:54PM ET
A 53-year-old Twilight fan who spent the last two days waiting in line for Thursday's Twilight Comic-Con panel was tragically killed when she tried to cross the street on Tuesday morning.
Jul 10, 2012 10:32PM ET
Ron Howard is a wonderful, charitable man for tweeting this picture from the Arrested Development writer's room. But what can we learn from it? This is our forensic investigation of the Arrested Development writer's room based on one blurry cell phone picture:
Jul 10, 2012 10:30PM ET
We've been busy gossiping about Kim Jong-Un's new lady friend, who may or may not still have a husband and child, but we've also quietly wondering how Disney would respond to Kim using, like, all of their characters for a stage show. The answer: they're thrilled.