On Saturday night Conan O'Brien took on hosting duties for the second time since 1995 at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and apparently his years on network television have not affected his ability to skewer politicians and pundits with some unrelenting jabs at the most sensitive news ... More >>
Yesterday the Canadian equivalent of the FCC decided to ban the Dire Straits' song, "Money for Nothing" from the radio because of the use of a certain slur. Fair enough, but it seems like they might be a little late to the party, as we're pretty certain Mark Knopfler and Sting could really ca ... More >>
I touched down in Las Vegas Saturday night, went to Avis to get a huge SUV for the weekend, and immediately headed to the meat mecca, a shrine that calls our name. In-N-Out Burger. This wasn't the first burger chain to make it in Southern California, but it was the best. Still privately own ... More >>
Christmas songs really ought to be up little tunes -- hope, faith, charity, love and all that. But some songs have apparently snuck through the back door, drunk up all the rum, made a clumsy pass on pretty much everyone but the family dog, and are now holding court in the corner, seriously br ... More >>
This year, we've wrapped our roundup of holiday albums a bit differently. Instead of delivering it to you in one big lump (like coal), we're parceling out the reviews online, with a blog each weekday through December 24 devoted to recordings in a different category. Part four features "Variety Pac ... More >>
Capsule reviews of current shows
Capsule reviews of current shows.
Donít touch that dial! This show should have you singing a different tune.
The Mansfields find the fun in punk rock's angst.
Kristine Hipps brings a wild new parody to the Bug.
Johnny Mathis still spins heads.
Cafe Star has real star power.
The ghosts of Christmas pasta bring in the green with the red.
Thanks to these CDs, it's beginning to sound a lot like Christmas.
R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece (Doggy Style/Geffen/Star Trak)
Heaven Help Us could use some help.
The pop legend leads the CSO
The Tango House helps spread dance fever
Dario's kitchen does things right -- even if there's no one to appreciate it.
It's the Spy Kids in 3-D, but where are Mom and Dad?
New Year's Peeve
A guide to new holiday discs, from surprise presents to Tannen-bombs.
Eee-O 11: The Best of the Rat Pack / Live at the Sands (Capitol)
Bruno's Italian Bistro
Return to Me is so bad it may never go away.
Edgewater Inn puts pizza first.
Buca di Beppo brings chain restaurants to a new low.
The best holiday discs, as well as others that will make you pity the yule.
Why we care that the king rat has packed it in.
Great musical moments in Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon history.
FRIENDS OF DEAN MARTINEZ'S BILL ELM REVEALS WHY DEAN MARTIN RULES.