Jonathan Franzen’s e-book anxiety seems misplaced, considering that e-readers are keeping the classics alive
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We are drawn to stories — and are more likely to remember them — when they rhyme. Next up: The Scarlet Letter as a rap
The supermodel was right to defend her husband Tom Brady after being heckled by a Giants fan
The new show Fat Chef is remarkably truthful about how we cook and eat in America, but it’s also a spectacle of shame
I’m not sure why so many people flocked to spend hours in this world of American apartheid. For me, watching The Help was like visual waterboarding. Still, Viola Davis should win the Oscar for Best Actress
It’s a finely milled bar of English lavender no one has to feel guilty about, but a soap nonetheless
The 10-year-old show is playing up its history, but what young person wants to watch “an institution”?
What Adele, Woody Allen and Newt Gingrich have in common and why we can’t stop romanticizing the past
Why are we squandering our precious contempt on minor misdeeds and little girls?
Are conservative celebrities less concerned about going against the political grain of the entertainment industry?
Now that Paula Deen has become a pseudo-spokesperson for Type 2 diabetes, she’ll continue to enrage health nuts all the way to the bank
Is the director of New Year’s Eve and Valentine’s Day trying to take over movies with the equivalent of the toilet read?
While the Supreme Court debates nudity on old episodes of NYPD Blue, research shows we have a much bigger problem with kids and TV