The podcast is a great way to taste the novel to see whether you want to swallow it whole. But what they really get right is in packaging it as self-contained entertainment.
A "no-brainer" cookbook that lives up to its description.
Ripped from the funny papers and Book of Revelations, Eco's latest explores identity and idolatry and Ming the Merciless.
A quick walk down Amazon's Top Sellers list to highlight the best books for Christmas gifts, as I see them.
The book is well-structured, starting from the basics and explaining what you are doing in close to "ordinary" English.
Glatzer deserves recognition for a powerful, poignant book that’s also an impressive fundraising project.
Continuum 33 1/3's music criticism series examines David Bowie's Low with an exhaustive, trivia-packed book on the genesis of one of the most influential albums of the '70s
Avril Lavigne sticks it to her ex-boyfriend's crush in the smug "Sk8er Boi."
Some Kind of Comfort, the recent release for Jay Nash, is a rather eclectic mix of pop songs that has a very unique warm feel.
Either way, it’s a dismal, pathetic effort that hopefully does away with this act. This sucks…period.
The E-Street Roundtable completes its ruminations.
Todd and company are much more focused on…well…to be blunt, they are focused on f*cking.
It may not be openly "accessible," but if you can respect sound for sound, you'll like Boris's collaboration with Merzbow.
What’s the 4-1-1? Sixth release for the Detroit-based punk rockers.
What’s the 4-1-1? Actor turned rocker, turned actor, turned rocker is still going strong with his latest covers album of songs from the 70s and 80s.
Couldn't get enough of this summer's East/West? Frisell delivers 11 more live tracks.
There was a period of three years in the mid 1990’s when I was an exile from pop music.
With this one re-release, Bruce Springsteen has cemented his status in the rock pantheon for generations to come and given old tramps like us a reason to believe again.
Intense visuals save a plot hole filled movie.
Another night for the CSI team in the Big Apple..
Tuesday, two of the most respected programs on PBS, Nova and Frontline, examine Katrina. Both programs will also be available online.
This is an utterly charming movie and a funny one at that.
"You mean even the gangsters are unhappy?"
Older comics don’t die, they just become serious actors. And when they're good at it, they prove that in life, as in comedy, timing is everything.
When quarterbacks attack quarterbacks!
Fischer hospitalized, game cancelled...
Who dares challenge me?
The offeseason's first mega-deal clears space for the Marlins (for reasons unknown), adds strength, youth to Boston's struggling, aging rotation
It's Ohio's best intrastate rivalry. And it's played tonight, with a bit more than braggin' rights on the line for each.
It's on a three inch screen, it's online, and it's better than the ones for consoles twice its size.
If you only play half of it, you'll be satisfied.
It's an ugly situation that couldn't get much worse. This story may or may not be entirely true.
Why this gamer is NOT stomping her feet or surfing eBay for the elusive 360.
Like a 12 year old waking up at 4:30 in the morning of Christmas to open his presents, I bolted down to my local video game retailer today.
If you are scrambling to find a Xbox 360 right now, good luck!
The movie theater was the place to be because Wal-Mart kicks you out at 3am
Is it possible that the Roman Catholic Church has finally found a way to lighten up just a little bit? Has the Vatican given its imprimatur to this idea? Will Chatechists have to stifle their giggles during class?
A "Krembo" is a round biscuit topped with foamy cream and chocolate. It is a seasonal kosher treat popular with Jews all over the world. No one at the border crossing between Gaza and Israel had ever heard
French rail workers went on strike yesterday, shutting down nearly 60% of the country's rail service. The workers want reassurances that the government is not planning to privatize any of the national railroad system. The assurances were, of course, immediately given....no doubt with a defiant
Aquariums are supposed to be places for education instead Atlanta has a massive tribute to ego and elitism.
In all the coverage of Koppel's legacy, I haven't read or heard *anyone* make, to me, what is the most pertinent observation...
Considering all that swag too many women carry around, why on earth would they use a purse the size of a candy box?
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 22, 2005
As France demonstrates, today's golden cities can exist as centers of urban culture because they've exported the ghettos to the suburbs.
Donovan McNabb’s season ending injury can be attributed – in large part – to elements of his off-season training program.
No one had ever offered to fill an iPod up with legal music, at a realistic price. Now someone has.
Oil is a compound of hydrogen and carbon that can be artificially produced using the Fischer Tropsch process.
The damage was significant and surprising enough that the entire decade-long project Field Pea project was cancelled.
Why am I quitting? Smoking and sleeping don't mix. The problem is nicotine is a stimulant.
An experienced web designer relays the often overlooked issues a website faces in its planning stages.
Democrats say a pardon is imminent in the CIA leak case. It isn't true. They're making it up.
Time has presented its 2005 list of nominees for its Person of the Year. Of course, my choice isn't one of them.
The GOP has put a hold on a Senate resolution honoring Bruce Springsteen and "Born to Run."
The suit claims they were removed from a town-hall meeting because of an anti-Bush sticker on their car.
A battle over free speech is brewing between international Muslim groups and the Danish government.
Is the Bush Gang fighting terrorism with terrorism?
The Bush Administration finally remembers that Americans have rights. Even those suspected of being vicious criminals.
The convict's mother is an entirely innocent individual who is being subjected to what can only be described as torture.
Was an Xed-out VP a technical glitch or some sort of sinister "liberal-media" statement?
Recent events on Capitol Hill demonstrate something that needs to be made clear to the American people.
Why would anyone say something like "the person on the other side is not evil" when talking about the likes of Saddam Hussein?
The opening of the new Museum of London Medieval Gallery is set to coincide with new UK laws ushering in 24-hour drinking which went into effect on November 24. The jolly museum curators are flagging it by pointing out that binge-drinking is an age-old problem; and we British are specialists!