Today's Five Best Columns
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Nov 29, 2012 9:58AM ET
Year of the Jungle will tackle a theme familiar to fans of her hugely popular trilogy: war. But this time the battle won't take place in a dystopian fantasy — the war will be real, and it will be told... in pictures.
Nov 28, 2012 7:01PM ET
If you found yourself watching MSNBC this week and then found yourself hungrier than when you sat down, there's an explanation. Their coverage of this ongoing Susan Rice saga is trying to make you hungry — with bad puns.
Nov 28, 2012 6:21PM ET
Today in showbiz news: The former Mr. Gigli has ascended to the top of Hollywood, the Sundance Film Festival announces its lineup, and Chad Michael Murray is having a moment.
Nov 28, 2012 5:54PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention.
Nov 28, 2012 5:24PM ET
In a shocking disclosure revealed by Alison Flood in the Guardian this week, the most venerable of dictionaries, the Oxford English, may be embroiled in quite the scandal. Or is it?
Nov 28, 2012 5:05PM ET
Maps of America have recently looked red and blue, but this one is pure ink, with the names of famous authors and their geographic inspiration.
Nov 28, 2012 3:52PM ET
Andrew Dominik's heavy-handed caper tries to make a lot of very important points, including maybe that there is no point, which is ultimately kind of pointless. Or at least disappointing.
Nov 28, 2012 3:10PM ET
Instead of just groaning and reading on, a legion of spelling sticklers are using Twitter to try and sweep the web clean.
Nov 28, 2012 2:16PM ET
Discriminating boozehounds are [figuratively] battling it out at the great cornucopia of booze (i.e., liquor stores) for the last remaining bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon in New York City.
Nov 28, 2012 1:58PM ET
While by all accounts Wednesday's premiere was full of merriment, the journey of An Unexpected Journey has not been without its perils, many of which seem to be self-inflicted.
Nov 28, 2012 11:24AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: Outspoken half-man Angus T. Jones and outspoken crazy man Charlie Sheen are speaking out, tragedy befalls a Lena Dunham photo shoot, and Britney and Kevin's past is resurfacing.
Nov 27, 2012 6:29PM ET
Today in show business news: the X-Men prequel gets all Avengers-y, Matthew McConaughey gets an actual acting nomination, and AMC gets to work on two new shows. Also: Brody must die.
Nov 27, 2012 6:09PM ET
The former Wyoming senator sure was pretty excited for a man his age on MSNBC's Hardball with Chris Matthews on Tuesday evening.
Nov 27, 2012 5:29PM ET
Nov 27, 2012 2:35PM ET
Downton mastermind Julian Fellowes has just signed a deal with NBC to create The Gilded Age, a drama about 1880s New York City. At long last, our very own look at opulent wealth and stifled internal longings!
Nov 27, 2012 2:24PM ET
Early this afternoon, the world was briefly confronted with the horror that gossip gulag TMZ had applied for a drone license. Thankfully, TMZ has denied the rumor in the most TMZ way possible.
Nov 27, 2012 2:05PM ET
Now that Deadline has confirmed that Lenny Kravitz will play Marvin Gaye in an upcoming biopic, will the questions of whether he's dark-skinned enough for the role return, too?
Nov 27, 2012 1:35PM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: The Brangelina nuptials are nigh, Justin Bieber is getting sued for noise, and The Hunger Games takes a turn for the worse.
Nov 27, 2012 1:27PM ET
The actor is suddenly rumored to be taking up Christian Bale's cowl and appear in the Warner Bros.'s Justice League movie as the new Batman. This "decision," of course, has divided nerds the world over.
Nov 27, 2012 1:07PM ET
While we already knew that show business would be giving the guitar legend a double-necked present — a movie starring Andre 3000 and a "new" album — plans for the latest incarnation of all things Hendrix are finally starting to get a little less, uh, hazy.
Nov 27, 2012 10:57AM ET
Despite widespread reports yesterday that they skipped "Satisfaction" to avoid the city's 11 p.m. curfew, The Sun now reports that the band already went past a 10:30 p.m. time limit and is facing a fine for rocking out 35 minutes too long.
Nov 27, 2012 10:02AM ET
The events surrounding the downfall of Kevin Clash, the man behind Elmo, aren't over: Yet another accuser has come forward to sue Clash.
Nov 27, 2012 9:25AM ET
Let's take a minute to get Grammar-Real: It has come to my attention of late that many of us are using hyphens wrong. This is not, of course, the hyphen's fault.
Nov 27, 2012 8:49AM ET
We're not here to debate whether or not North Korea's supreme leader is the sexiest man alive. No, we're here to snicker that The Onion fooled the official paper of China's communist party into thinking it so.
Nov 26, 2012 6:17PM ET
Today in show business news: The much talked-about (and teased) Lifetime biopic didn't score huge ratings, Beyoncé is going into the Beyoncé business, and Cory and Topanga and live.
Nov 26, 2012 5:13PM ET
Nov 26, 2012 4:01PM ET
With Les Mis and Zero Dark Thirty screening over the weekend to much acclaim, it's time to start filling out our potential Oscar ballots, based on how each movie fits into this year's awards landscape.
Nov 26, 2012 2:16PM ET
Andrew W.K. was all set to show Bahrainis the "power of positive partying," until those buzzkills over at the State Department actually found out about it — then cancelled his would-be trip to the U.S. Embassy in Manama.
Nov 26, 2012 2:08PM ET
Even if the powdery devil known as Charlie Sheen has become but a distant memory for the folks at CBS' onetime flagship sitcom, that doesn't mean the show's troubles with its cast are over. Angus T. Jones says he doesn't want to be on the show anymore because it is "filth." Yikes.
Nov 26, 2012 1:41PM ET
There are as many "types" of hipsters as there are unique and beautiful-in-their-way Tupperware containers, and some of those hipsters are inspired by Martha Stewart. Martha Stewart?!