Nov 5, 2012 A passionate plea not to be tempted by a platform of smiles, hugs and rainbows.
Nov 2, 2012 During this campaign, we’ve been inundated with numbers and percentages from both the media and the candidates alike. 99 percent, 5 trillion, 1 percent ,7 trillion, 47 percent, and it has left Nick Kroll 100 percent confused.
Oct 12, 2012 We're just a few weeks into the new fall TV season and viewership is down 11 percent across the major broadcast networks. Is it just a year of bad TV? Or should they worry in TV Land?
Stacey Vanek Smith
Oct 10, 2012 Pop star Adele’s theme song for the new James Bond film is already an Internet sensation. It’s been 27 years since a Bond song topped the charts.
Oct 5, 2012 Comedian Juston McKinney grew up poor. Many of his jokes have to do with being a poor kid and how living middle class now hasn't solved all of his problems.
Jul 18, 2012 The new Batman film is an action flick spiced with an undercurrent of economic inequality. Bruce Wayne, after all, is a one-percenter.
Jul 13, 2012 Geoff Boucher of the L.A. Times' Hero Complex blog explains why moviegoers see the same superheroes in the theater over and over again.
Jul 12, 2012 Movie studios aren't all screening new films, though. Some find the convention is a place to make deals without having a high profile.
Jul 12, 2012 More than two dozen Viacom Inc. channels -- including Nickelodeon, MTV and Comedy Central -- were blacked out for DirecTV subscribers after the companies failed to reach an agreement on programming fees.
Jul 9, 2012 The CEO and president of BET Networks discusses television programming for African Americans, and the role of the network in today's media sphere.