May 7, 2012 2:30PM ET
Today in sports: Washington Nationals rookie Bryce Harper is unbeanable, the Bountygate appeals are in, and the Manning brothers stick with Reebok.
May 7, 2012 2:26PM ET
The behind-the-scenes stories of NBC's glory days are coming to light in Warren Littlefield's new book Top of the Rock: Inside the Rise and Fall of Must See TV.
May 7, 2012 2:23PM ET
If you find yourself, in the midst of all the summer movie season noise and effects, in dire need of something quieter, more human, but no less awe-inspiring, perhaps find the time to check out the new documentary First Position.
May 7, 2012 2:16PM ET
The Pentagon has rather hilariously decided that it couldn't cooperate with the filming of this weekend's big blockbuster superhero flick The Avengers because it didn't think the depiction of the military bureaucracy was realistic, according to Wired's Spencer Ackerman.
May 7, 2012 1:22PM ET
Uploading Beastie Boys' never-before-seen live performance on Chappelle's Show to YouTube seemed like such a fitting tribute to the late Adam Yaunch (a.k.a. MCA). That is, until Viacom took down the video for copyright infringement.
May 7, 2012 11:58AM ET
Today in books and publishing: Glenn Beck is reworking a series of technothrillers to appeal to his fans, the founder of Perseus Books has died, and SNL gets around to making fun of Fifty Shades of Grey.
May 7, 2012 11:41AM ET
For television shows, technology presents particular problems. Some are doing it well...others, less so.
May 7, 2012 11:05AM ET
As HBO's wonderfully intricate Game of Thrones gets further and further into the dense and expansive world that George R.R. Martin has created, it's inevitably going to become harder to follow.
May 7, 2012 9:50AM ET
Today: Woody Allen and Lindsay Lohan get chummy, David Brooks departs Bethesda for D.C., and the Vogue editors will all be wearing pink tonight at the Costume Institute gala.
May 7, 2012 9:48AM ET
Women are not simply happy because they're being provided for in this post-Betty Mad Men world. They want more, and more is varied, complicated, individual, and sometimes problematic.
May 7, 2012 9:35AM ET
Why not? Dotcom is blond, has similar interests as a 16-year-old girl, and as of last night, has a song calling out a boy who did him wrong
May 6, 2012 3:27PM ET
The Hulk (and his cohorts) smashed the all-time box office opening weekend by pulling in over $200 million since opening for midnight shows Friday morning.
May 5, 2012 6:48PM ET
I'll Have Another just won the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby. The horse came from behind to overtake early favorite Bodemeister down the stretch.
May 5, 2012 10:15AM ET
A legal battle between Dish Network and AMC is likely what's leading to Dish dropping AMC's channels starting this summer, which could put your Mad Men viewing party plans in serious jeopardy.
May 4, 2012 6:06PM ET
Today: Jonah Hill takes another dramatic role, Kellan Lutz heads to the jungle, and Brad Bird wants to work with real people again.
May 4, 2012 5:46PM ET
After we unleashed our wrath about the world's unruly use of exclamation points in emails, we got to thinking: Which other punctuation marks could we do without?
May 4, 2012 5:35PM ET
Fox has found a solution for the potential challenges of marketing the awkwardly named upcoming film Neighborhood Watch -- with its unintentional echo of the Trayvon Martin case -- by just changing the name altogether.
May 4, 2012 3:27PM ET
Adam Yauch will be remembered first and foremost for his genre-altering music career, but the artist better known as MCA did much more than that.
May 4, 2012 3:18PM ET
Players: A.O. Scott, The New York Times' chief movie reviewer who wasn't quite a fan of The Avengers; Samuel L. Jackson, actor in The Avengers, who isn't quite a fan of A.O. Scott
May 4, 2012 2:01PM ET
Since the olden days of 2008, Marvel Studios has been laying the big, heavy groundwork for what comes blasting into American movie houses today.
May 4, 2012 1:18PM ET
We're unsettled to hear that Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys, better known as MCA, has passed away at just 47 years old, according to several outlets.
May 4, 2012 12:03PM ET
For decades way-too-thin models have been en vogue and in Vogue as our culture's representations of beauty, but just now, for some reasons related to the Internet, we're suddenly seeing the fashion industry respond.
May 4, 2012 11:33AM ET
As has been said before, democracy just doesn't work. It just doesn't.
May 4, 2012 10:53AM ET
There's talk George Clooney's big fundraiser for President Obama could generate $12 million, the guy who sold "The Scream" and Neil Young conversed, and Mark Wahlberg denies he's getting artificially ripped for his new movie.
May 4, 2012 10:02AM ET
Ted Nugent is such a "loving" and "passionate guy" he went on an expletive-laced rant to prove it.
May 4, 2012 9:21AM ET
The family of late NFL linebacker Junior Seau has agreed to donate his brain to researchers—possibly at Boston University— to determine what, if any, brain trauma the linebacker suffered during his 20-year NFL career.
May 4, 2012 8:50AM ET
One might think the controversy of Chen Guangcheng, the Chinese man who escaped house arrest and sought asylum in the U.S. embassy, would be the Chinese government's fault, since they arrested the blind human-rights activist in the first place.
May 4, 2012 8:08AM ET
The New York Times tech reporter reveals her unflagging devotion to media on screens of all sizes, the glory of animated gifs and an intimidatingly impressive number of apps.
May 3, 2012 6:28PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
May 3, 2012 6:19PM ET
Today: Starz heads to the seas, The CW renews some fan favorites, and Jewel books a big acting gig.