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Harlem's New Starbucks of Teas

Nova Lorraine | Posted 04.27.2014 | New York
Nova Lorraine

Have you ever had the feeling of overwhelming joy in one little cup? This is what I experienced after my first sips of Serengeti's Moroccan Mint tea.

Family Ties

Michael Drew | Posted 01.26.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

Certain cultural coincidences can say a lot about what's on our collective mind. Take, for instance, the new movie, "Delivery Man," starring Vince Vaughan. This is actually the fourth film on the same subject: a man who has unknowingly fathered a few hundred children.

Can This Movie Save Vince Vaughn?

Posted 07.02.2013 | Entertainment

Vince Vaughn hasn't had much luck at the box office over the past four years: His last feature to cross $100 million was "Couples Retreat" in 2009, an...

Movie Review: Starbuck

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Funny, surprising and full of heart, the French-Canadian comedy Starbuck has nothing to do with coffee (that name, after all, came from a character in Moby-Dick) and everything to do with redefining notions of family.

Movie Review: Starbuck

David Wallechinsky | Posted 05.19.2013 | Entertainment
David Wallechinsky

If you're thinking that a French-language comedy about a slacker who discovers he has 533 children is ripe for a Hollywood remake, you're right.

Who's The Most Kick-Ass Woman On TV?

Posted 10.18.2012 | TV

While we wish there were more, there is an incredible group of kick-ass women on TV at the moment -- and now we can add another to the list. "Hunt...

'Battlestar Galactica' Writers On Their Favorite Episode

Maureen Ryan | Posted 07.31.2012 | TV
Maureen Ryan

I asked two "Battlestar Galactica" writers to talk to me about the key Season 4 episode "Someone to Watch Over Me." David Weddle and Bradley Thompson never forget that these complex characters are the center of the story.

A 'Fat Kid,' A Sperm Donor, And the Texas State Board of Education

Hayden Bixby | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Hayden Bixby

So far, I've seen three of this year's Seattle International Film Festival offerings. Not only have the films been excellent, they've afforded me a window into our collective public consciousness up here in the upper left corner of the country.

China's New Middle Class: Constants and Variables

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tom Doctoroff

China's middle class, a modern force with timeless cultural imperatives, will reshape the world. To harness its spending power, marketers must realiz...

Battlestar Galactica Finale DVR Alert!

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Warning! SyFy (yes, that's how they spell their name now) has just announced that the series finale is not 2 hours long. It's two hours and eleven minutes long!