If the title of Bad Teacher calls to mind Bad Santa, the resonance is deliberate: Here is a comedy full of inappropriate humor about someone filling a familiar role who couldn't be further from the figure of benevolent authority we expect.
I'm not personally offended by such carefully constructed suggestive behavior, except for the part about a giant media company authorizing it and serving it up to impressionable kids in the interest of fun and profit.
Louisville rocked on the cutting edge Tuesday, May 31st, when hometown heroes My Morning Jacket took the stage at The Palace Theater for a three hour performance for Unstaged: An Original Series From American Express.
Nostalgia has is merits, but some youthful classics aren't destined to age with me. This is why I fear the inevitable day when I read about a new series in which Harriet the Spy runs the CIA.
Dear bloggers: they tell you that success on the Internet is all about grabbing eyeballs, but nobody tells you how to get those eyeballs.
Lately, says Sergio Mendes, "a whole new audience that has been exposed to my songs because I have guests like will.i.am, Justin Timberlake, and John Legend... I love doing that."
Timberlake has shown he doesn't mind being the butt of a joke or delivering a punchline. More importantly, his quick wit would prevent the show from hitting any bumps along the way.
The show tried too hard to be topical, cute and tongue-in-cheek, and though it offered scattered moments of freshness at the start, it soon curdled.
8:39PM EST Off to a good start with the hosts, James Franco and Anne Hathaway, inserted into scenes from several of the Oscar nominees, on an Incept...
While The Social Network was certainly an entertaining movie, was it indeed the best movie of the year? When I think about Best Picture of the year, I feel the bar has to be raised.
Some teen phenoms quickly come and go while others stick around and turn into artists of more substance than anyone could have anticipated. Which fate awaits Justin Bieber?
In the labor market most make the distinction between skilled and unskilled workers. But these terms take on different meanings in the technology job market. What is skilled?
Unlike the real-life Sean Parker, who was horrified by the movie's portrayal, I was not concerned the movie would wreck his reputation. But there is an important difference between the Sean Parker in the movie and the real one.
Who are the 10 most significant artists to emerge in the last 10 years? Here's my list: Arcade Fire: The excellent indie rock band from Montreal that...
It appeared the stunt of "killing" off top celebrities from social networking spheres would easily garner $1 million in a day or two. But after 24 hours, the flow of dollars began to slow. That became a catalyst for fodder.
In honor of the new book, Rolling Stone: The 90s, here's my personal playlist for a decade that gave us a grungy kind of hope, even if not all of that promise has been realized.