Today's Five Best Columns
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Jan 28, 2013 3:19PM ET
This Sunday night might be the culmination of two weeks' worth of stories you've heard about the Harbaugh brothers at the Super Bowl, but there is a lesser known — and much cuter — tale brewing at the Puppy Bowl over on Animal Planet.
Jan 28, 2013 3:04PM ET
The sleek new revamped Myspace has no problem paying major labels for the right to stream their music. But indie labels aren't seeing any of that kickback, and they're furious about it.
Jan 28, 2013 2:37PM ET
President Obama welcomed the Miami Heat to the White House this afternoon to celebrate their NBA championship, and no one was more excited — or perhaps nervous — about the visit than LeBron James.
Jan 28, 2013 1:19PM ET
In a scenario that's ripe for terrible Twitter jokes but actually pretty frightening, Barbara Walters has the chicken pox, a disease most associated with schoolyard days — even though adults can have it bad.
Jan 28, 2013 12:24PM ET
There are now questions as to whether the group will be joining Beyoncé on the field Sunday, with a widely quoted "new" interview debunking the rumors — but we've found a schedule opening that may reveal more than a one-woman halftime show after all.
Jan 28, 2013 12:16PM ET
Readers who loyally buy print books from hundreds of Barnes & Noble stores may soon have to settle for the Nook. According to a top executive, as much as a third of their stores will be closed over the next 10 years.
Jan 28, 2013 11:08AM ET
Today in celebrity news: Taye Diggs has apprehended a thief, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles have an awkward run-in in France, and Jennifer Lawrence has a wardrobe malfunction.
Jan 28, 2013 10:53AM ET
Canada rejected Quaid's bid for refugee status, leaving the renegade actor and his wife out in the not so proverbial cold as they await appeals and the rest of us await the couple's next star-whacker conspiracy.
Jan 28, 2013 10:33AM ET
Fort Lauderdale police have their hands full figuring out what happened during a shooting early Monday morning that eventually led to a Rolls Royce crashing into an apartment building, but Rick Ross fans have been all too eager to help.
Jan 28, 2013 10:05AM ET
So, that was the big terrible Downton Abbey event that those in the U.K., and those Stateside who pirated the show early, have been gasping about for a few months.
Jan 28, 2013 9:34AM ET
Two big weekend wins for Argo have the Hollywood pundits saying that its Best Picture chances have transformed from Academy snub to Golden Globes surprise to, suddenly, a done deal at the Oscars. Will all this make the biggest prize turn from dramatic to, well, boring?
Jan 28, 2013 9:30AM ET
If art's great power is making the person who interacts with that art feel something, you could argue that HBO's Girls is highly successful television. But if a TV show consistently makes a watcher feel bad, can it be good?
Jan 28, 2013 9:06AM ET
A summary of the best reads found behind the paywall of The New York Times.
Jan 27, 2013 11:13PM ET
Just two weeks after she and Amy Poehler knocked everybody's socks off at the Golden Globe Awards, Tina Fey won hearts from Hollywood to Twitter with a big moment Sunday night. Here's that — and the full list of winners, including a big win for Argo.
Jan 27, 2013 4:42PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report where we never miss an opportunity to make a lazy Zoolander reference. (Still waiting on that sequel, Ben Stiller!)
Jan 27, 2013 1:00PM ET
Adam Levine's stint hosting Saturday Night Live was memorable not for anything he did, but the returns that came with him. Andy Samberg and the Lonely Island guys came back for the first time since the star left the show at the end of last season.
Jan 27, 2013 9:53AM ET
NBC is mistreating Ann Curry again, according to a new Page Six report. But buried at the bottom is a shining ray of hope also known as former NBC chief Jeff Zucker.
Jan 25, 2013 6:34PM ET
Today in show business news: A surprising talent gets involved in the network pilot game, bad news for Breaking Bad, and our first look at Michel Gondry's latest.
Jan 25, 2013 6:29PM ET
In a Hollywood battle over real-life tech that may say as much about the state of the movies as how angry Steve Wozniak is right now, Steve Jobs's right-hand man is doing some posthumous fuming over the first of two biopics about the main Apple genius — and the Ashton Kutcher vehicle is biting back.
Jan 25, 2013 4:59PM ET
It's cold out there, and the new movies don't look great, and there's no football. But don't despair! There's plenty else you can do to entertain yourself between now and the next time you work.
Jan 25, 2013 4:59PM ET
We're nearly a week out from Super Bowl XLVII, and all kinds of details are trickling out, from the halftime set list to the ads to the Puppy Bowl. Let's break down what we know about the entertainment parts of TV's biggest day.
Jan 25, 2013 3:14PM ET
On the occasion of the Jane Austen classic's anniversary, here's a selection of covers from years past up through the present — the good, the bad, the jaw-droppingly gorgeous, and a few that pale in comparison to the book's contents.
Jan 25, 2013 1:58PM ET
Last night Ryan Seacrest got on his big, bejeweled fanboat and whirred on down to the bayou. American Idol was headed to Louisiana!
Jan 25, 2013 1:17PM ET
It's not quite as nefarious as Gerard Depardieu's exodus from France, but still: We'll miss those pipes.
Jan 25, 2013 11:12AM ET
This should fuel some of the Zero Dark Thirty controversy fire once more: the movie about the killing of Osama bin Laden, which contains a controversial depiction of torture, will screen at the place that became synonymous with torture.
Jan 25, 2013 10:57AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: The Clintons are looking to buy in New York's vacationland, Natalie Portman is moving to France, and American Idol faces some serious accusations.
Jan 25, 2013 10:32AM ET
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Blur, The Stone Roses, and Phoenix have been confirmed as this year's official Coachella headliners. And judging from online reaction, there are already a lot of ways to whine about this year's lineup.
Jan 25, 2013 10:24AM ET
The New York Post is reporting today that the voice of supposedly duped Notre Dame football player Manti Te'o's non-existent girlfriend belongs not to admitted hoaxer Ronaiah Tuiasosopo but to Tuiasosopo's (female) cousin, Tino.
Jan 24, 2013 6:38PM ET
Today in showbiz news: Discussing the J.J. Abrams/Star Wars news, Joaquin Phoenix and Paul Thomas Anderson are teaming up again, and a first look at the Coen Brothers' new film.
Jan 24, 2013 5:01PM ET
Well that was strange, wasn't it?