Today's Five Best Columns
I want to receive updates from partners and sponsors.
Sep 21, 2012 11:29AM ET
The New York Post's esteemed columnist, social reporter, and seer of things Cindy Adams, recently went on a stroll around her Manhattan neighborhood and decided to write about what she saw. And boy did she see things!
Sep 21, 2012 11:25AM ET
To the last original member of Lynyrd Skynyrd, abandoning the Confederate flag signified the band cutting its ties to racism, the Ku Klux Klan and skinheads. To some of the band's fans, it meant cutting ties to Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Sep 21, 2012 11:11AM ET
Today in books and publishing: Emma Thompson hurls Michel Houellebecq across the room; Books-A-Million exec says he was wrongly fired; out-of-print books are an untapped e-goldmine.
Sep 21, 2012 10:49AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Paris Hilton issues a big apology for some questionable remarks, an ABC news romance might be heating up, and everyone's abandoning Amanda Bynes.
Sep 21, 2012 9:51AM ET
Online dating is now so commonplace that we need scientific research to remind us that, oh yes, it's not that as a form of dating it's any better at helping you find your soulmate (or just a likely companion) than the traditional varieties. What's wrong with an old-fashioned sign?
Sep 20, 2012 7:07PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Sep 20, 2012 6:27PM ET
A new promo has us actually excited for the latest movie musical, The Great Gatsby sets a landing date, and Scarlett Johansson officially heads back to Broadway.
Sep 20, 2012 5:43PM ET
As Teen Lit Rocks' Sandie Angulo Chen puts it, "To be honest, some of the sexiest books -- to me -- don't necessarily go all the way."
Sep 20, 2012 4:57PM ET
During his epic rant about Fox News titled "Chaos "Bulls**t Mountain," Jon Stewart used the words bulls**t or s**t 14 times, which got us wondering, just what is Comedy Central's limit on profanity for the Daily Show?
Sep 20, 2012 4:17PM ET
In anticipation of tonight's return of Parks and Recreation, a guide to the tortured relationship between government official Leslie Knope and the voracious, 12-hour Pawnee news cycle.
Sep 20, 2012 3:00PM ET
Sunday night marks the glittery broadcast of the Primetime Emmy Awards, television's low-rent version of the Oscars, so it's time to pick out winners so you can win that big pool you have going with yourself and your cat. Who will win? Who should win?
Sep 20, 2012 1:30PM ET
Was it really worth giving Yalies easy access to Shake Shack just across the New Haven Green if it meant we all had to learn just how fat Danny Meyer's tasty burgers are making us?
Sep 20, 2012 1:11PM ET
Another of New York City's iconic establishments, the University Restaurant diner on University and 12th Street, has closed. If we lose the diner, where do we get our pitch-perfect slices of life?
Sep 20, 2012 12:17PM ET
Statistics show that the NFL's beleaguered replacement referees may be guilty of home cooking, are definitely guilty of calling more defensive pass interference calls, and have made this season's games longer--and yes, your bookie has adjusted accordingly.
Sep 20, 2012 11:55AM ET
The launch of the iPhone 6 didn't take place in Silicon Valley, or even in Silicon Alley. The announcement took place in an art studio off an cobblestone alley in Greenpoint, next to the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.
Sep 20, 2012 11:17AM ET
The worrisome young actress gets kicked out of spinning for taking off her shirt and applying makeup. Elsewhere in celebrity gossip: Blake Lively might be pregnant; Suri Cruise is not taking divorce well; Paris Hilton shares some views on the gays.
Sep 20, 2012 11:04AM ET
Today in books and publishing: Veteran Knopf editor Ashbel Green dies; meet the movers in Brooklyn's book scene; how Norwegian publishing works.
Sep 20, 2012 10:57AM ET
Today, after eight days of chemotherapy, Roberts made another appearance on GMA this time through a video taped from her hospital room, thanking her viewers before her bone marrow transplant this morning.
Sep 20, 2012 9:28AM ET
In the next step toward total caffeine domination, Starbucks has unveiled its own single-shot coffee maker, with the java giant's CEO claiming a technological advance that's "cracked the code" on... milk.
Sep 19, 2012 7:55PM ET
When activists plastered Chris Brown albums with the warning "This Man Beats Women," the Internet (rightfully) cheered. But now that John Lennon albums are also getting stickered, online response seems conflicted.
Sep 19, 2012 7:44PM ET
We're already gearing up for the year's big literary/gambling hybrid: The 2012 Nobel prize for literature! Will our laureate be Bob Dylan? Haruki Murakami? Mo Yan or Cees Nooteboom? The speculation has begun.
Sep 19, 2012 6:15PM ET
Today in show business news: NBC is doing remarkably well right now, Comedy Central renews a very bad show, and James Gandolfini is heading back to HBO.
Sep 19, 2012 5:46PM ET
Sep 19, 2012 4:28PM ET
The emoticon is old. Or, young, 30 years young! Either way, it's a bona fide grown-up symbol now, with the life experience under its lack of a belt (for it has no waist) to prove it.
Sep 19, 2012 2:49PM ET
If you're not interested in watching the Survivor season a million premiere tonight, and the allure of on demanding last night's wan NBC comedies isn't all that potent, we have a suggestion for you: PBS' documentary miniseries Broadway or Bust.
Sep 19, 2012 1:16PM ET
Even if you win tonight's $149 million Powerball jackpot, there's no way you'd be able to buy the best apartment in New York City's tallest residential building, One57, as The New York Times reports that the 90th floor, 11,000 square-foot, $95 million duplex has already been sold to one of the building's several billionaire buyers.
Sep 19, 2012 12:16PM ET
Someday, we'll all be reading online, you'd imagine, but for now we have an Internet overly populated by youngs, particularly when it comes to blogging and revealing the ins and outs of their dating lives and oft TMI sexual exploits.
Sep 19, 2012 11:35AM ET
Today in books and publishing: Apple and publishers settle in Europe; Marco Roth irritates Dwight Garner; movie moguls announce e-books venture; Wikipedia e-books.
Sep 19, 2012 11:19AM ET
Today we get another glimpse at the first half of Peter Jackson's foray back into Middle Earth with an official trailer for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.
Sep 19, 2012 11:17AM ET
Certain reports have the Today show's biggest star throwing some angry weight around. Elsewhere in celebrity gossip: Barack Obama hangs out with Jay-Z and makes some jokes, Zsa Zsa Gabor's leg is missing, and Will and Kate have a few drinks.