Senate Republicans may look busy, but it's all an illusion to hide White House inaction.
A glossary of Bushite vocabulary.
Defections, elections, resurrections, preconceptions, machinations, and poll number horse racery. It's time to look at U.S. politics from 50,000 feet.
Maybe Freedom Fries were not altogether a bad idea.
Four key contracts may not be re-bid until February, or a month after two of the contracts may end.
Maybe even issues that are (gasp) MORE IMPORTANT.
Who will reap the reward from Aussie wheat sold to Iraq? It may not be Australia.
The White House is dragging its feet in finding out why WMD intelligence that led to the war was so wrong. Why?
The Republican Party is the bastion of American morality? Looking at its leaders tells a different story.
Not everyone who lives in embattled French neighborhoods is rioting. Hear from residents trying to stop the violence.
And people complained about House of the Dead...
Writer/director Ben Younger has clearly studied his Woody Allen - but is that enough?
Maria and the von Trapp family liven the hills with the sound of you know what in a new edition of the classic.
I’m going to assume this film was a labor of love, because it has all the failings of one.
Let's be fair -- The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy had a lot to live up to.
Anyone familiar with the ways of the genre will be correctly suspect from the onset of the action.
A pleasing, well-told soap opera.
Films like this one really spoke to me...there’s some beautiful stuff.
Why does Adam Carolla get a late night talk show?
Could it be that Miss Martha has actually let down her perfectly-coiffed hair?
I recently asked the creative force behind the best independently produced CD of the year 10 important questions.
In which The Duke weeps with the weight of the joy.
Though he is criticized for his brutally honest lyrics, his subsequent CDs have sold more then ten million copies to date.
Redemption is coming!
When it comes to pure, no-bullshit glam rock, Semi-Precious Weapons have IT.
Tori Amos reaches out to a lonely young woman in the maternal "Strange Little Girl."
Paul Roberts chastises an independent young girl in the grim "Strange Little Girl."
30 Seconds to Mars may not be at the top yet, but they're clawing their way there.
Profile of 1950s recordings by saxophone great Sonny Rollins shows a budget-priced compilation CD need not be meaningless.
What’s the 4-1-1? Fourth release for Devon Graves and company.
The duo is building a fan base and is also winning over many critics, both in the States and abroad.
What’s the 4-1-1? Self-released live hits collection from the brothers Hanson.
... three great voices in Opera: Shirley Verrett ..., Placido Domingo ..., and Kiri Te Kanawa
Written, simply and warmly, an informal reflection - in galloping fast forward - of the blossoming and fading of a great man, and of the fragile young ballerinas for whom, around whom, because of whom he built his masterpieces. Balanchine was always aware that his art was evanescent, that his dancers were mortal, that moments of beauty are precious and can never be retrieved.
Daniel Torres' space hero encounters an interstellar conspiracy and some shape-shifting robots.
This is a subject you should be interested in. We all use oil, whether we like it or not.
This book will open your eyes to a huge change in the way we consume media in the 21st century.
The market has peaked, says NAR's chief economist.
More great music that the radio doesn't play.
Six years into this decade and we have yet to agree on a numerical nickname for this time period.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 15, 2005
Natalee Hollaway Update-Boycott Aruba, Senate Staffer viciously attacked. And Pirates?