Growing up in the hood surrounded by a lot of poverty, music was one of the only things that made people feel good. That's why we need music and arts. We've got to put instruments in young people's hands because that's the kind of thing that really touches the soul.
Heading into its second season, HBO's The Newsroom has been controversial since day one, and Adina Porter has been all the more thrilled to be involved as the sparks have flown.
Recipes From My Home,
If you've been hungry lately for some soul-charging inspiration -- or for a cookbook by a true Master Chef -- I highly recommend Christine Ha's Recipes from My Home Kitchen.
It's that time again. Summer is upon us and with it comes reruns of your favorite television shows and crappy summer series that will be canceled mid-way into June.
How I Met Your Mother,
Jim Parsons Gay,
Neil Patrick Harris,
Zachary Quinto Gay,
Actors Coming Out,
Coming Out Stories,
I can offer nothing but gratitude to those who are willing to talk freely about their personal lives. To prove there is no stigma or shame in being gay. Because of them, a very special young man in my life may have an easier time with his life.
We watch the stories of hoarders on television and feel sorry for them and we feel proud to not be one of them. But perhaps we have more in common than we realize.
Amy Schumer Comedy Central,
Amy Schumer Compliments,
Amy Schumer Compliments Sketch,
Amy Schumer Show,
Amy Schumer Sketch,
Inside Amy Schumer,
The sketch made me laugh out loud, because, let's face it, Schumer and her lady friends are completely hilarious. But it also hit a little too close to home.
The Office showed us that the mundane has the power to be--often simultaneously and often powerfully--sacred and profane.
Mystery Science Theater 3000,
The Wonderful Pundits Of Oz,
Sabrina The Teenage Witch,
As Mystery Science Theater 3000's TV's Frank, comedian and writer Frank Conniff became possibly the most cuddly mad scientist in history.
What's more dangerous: cheating on your husband or giving a sandwich to a homeless guy? SVU says: the sandwich.
Richard Harmon is a lover of laser tag, Bob Dylan and wolves. With those interests in mind, it's no wonder Richard can play such diverse characters.
The Office NBC,
The Office Finale,
The Office Series Finale,
So what do we do when this ends? Who do we turn to next? What's our mirror? Do we just get sad that we might not have a show like this anymore?
Black Rock Movie,
Jared Jerusha Hess,
Jennifer Westfeldt Jon Hamm,
Kate Aselton Mark Duplass,
Roma Downey Mark Burnett,
Jonathan Dayton Valerie Faris,
Zoe Kazan Paul Dano,
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Much has been written about how often Judd Apatow collaborates with his wife, actress Leslie Mann. But why should they get all the ink when there are plenty of other Hollywood couples who manage to work quite well together, too?
American Idol Finale,
American Idol Season 12,
American Idol Season 12 Finale,
Idol Season 12,
Idol Season 12 Finale,
It's been a long road but the "American Idol" finale is finally here. With country singer Kree Harrison and the soulful Candice Glover as the only two remaining contestants, the competition is as close as it's ever been. Each girl performed three times: first they sang a song selected by...
I may have cried when I heard her stores were closing. Ok, I cried a lot. I cried so much that my husband had to create a special "Betsey Johnson Emergency Fund" that we used to purchase tons of Betsey Johnson items.
Supernatural Finale Recap,
Supernatural Sacrifice Recap,
Supernatural Season 8 Finale,
Supernatural Season 8 Finale Recap,
Supernatural Season Finale,
While some "Supernatural" finales have been full of non-stop stress and heartbreak, a large portion of "Sacrifice" was a calm, well-plotted affair, deftly written but light on tension. Then all hell broke loose.
Bathing Bad makes bath salts and other spa products, as well as rock candy, in the signature Breaking Bad sky-blue color. And, yes, the salts and the candy looks a lot like the meth in the show, baggies and all.
Everyone keeps asking what I am going to do now that The Office is ending. I liberated myself on live radio by simply saying, "I'm gonna kill myself."
With Glee season four now complete, I decided to compile a list of what I believe needs to improve in the show's future. While the show is far from unwatchable, it is undeniably past its prime.
Folks at the ACLU should remember the gales of ridicule that met Dan Quayle when he criticized a plot point on "Murphy Brown." He was talking about a serious issue. But singling out the decisions of a sitcom character made the conversation seem slightly absurd.