Robert Downey, Jr. is pretty good too
Today in show business news: Steven Soderbergh is headed to television, Intervention will intervene no more, and USA is sending camp kids to battle.
The 40-second clip hearkens back to the singer's child molestation trials
With an ego like Olbermann's, a suspension could be the kiss of death
On the virtues of sundials, what "focus" really means, and what the next Speaker should do
Novel Writing Month: designed to make would-be novelists guilty
San Francisco bans the "happy" part of the equation
On what's next for Democrats, war crimes in just wars, and the need to recognize stress as a real medical problem
The once-popular ballot initiative went "up in smoke"
Twitter found a way to blame it on the Knicks
But he still doesn't like being compared to Fox News
On the hazards of forecasting the midterms, the folly of demographic destiny, and the fall of left-center politics
She and Greta Van Susteren take aim at "yellow journalism"
On disliking the party in power, the long wait for the online ballot, and more
From "Saw II" to "Poltergeist": the greatest horror movie endings.
The memoir illuminates a man who ingested everything and "survived to crow about the fact"
Despite implanting the key to a death trap inside of them
"Like being gay, being British is a choice"
Jon Stewart lampoons negative campaign spots
On Google's tax dodging, Obama's post-election outlook, and why business should fear the Tea Party
On Chris Christie the GOP star, Japan's defense plan, and Halloween in New York
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