It's okay if you're a Republican - at least until you get caught.
America could have a guest worker program similar to the Bracero Program that was started during World War II if we recognize a few simple truths.
A gay man questions the absolute absolution of coming out of the closet.
Denny Hastert has failed the American people, his party, and Congress and needs to resign.
When college kids are allowed to act like irresponsible children, tragedy is bound to happen.
A strong beginning leads to a perplexing finish.
Video clips, movie trailers, and a preview of a TV episode.
CBS has renewed the Emmy Award winning The Amazing Race for its 11th season. Why should you watch?
Very few documentaries make me cry, but one can't help shedding a tear over the fate of New Orleans.
Celebrity Duets, the Season Finale.
Ashton Kutcher declares open season on the guardian of your IQ.
Japanese cult cinema reigns supreme.
A fictional account of Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's brutal regime.
Evidence shows that Neil Armstrong's famous first words may have included more than meets the ear.
mental_floss question of the day.
Roger Joseph Manning's return to pop-rock playfulness.
It is tempting to say our Barenaked Ladies are growing up before our very ears.
Aunt Kizzy'z Boyz, Nathan James and Ben Hernandez, and the Mannish Boys got blues fans primed for a week of stellar music at sea.
While Fever Tree may not be well-known or this an important release, the music is interesting and gives very good value.
A Change of Pace provides some solid, if conventional pop-punk.
Dr. John, Little Feat, Married By Elvis, John Keawe, Bill Magee, Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings, George Thorogood, Super Chikan -- day of fun in the sun.
U2 prepares CD, Fox prepares to release TV shows through myspace, and AFI readies DVD in today's update.
Young singer-songwriter breaks world record for deepest underwater concert.
Listen to what happens when Jarrett follows the creative impulse with abandon.
It's impossible to review an album called A Tribute To Gypsy Swing without mentioning Django Reinhardt, the legendary gypsy jazz guitarist.
Edited and directed by a member of the Pat Metheny Group, this 2005 concert DVD is as stunning as the music itself.
This is music based on a genre that arose during the greatest period of popular music, 1969 through 1972. The Crowes do it a mighty justice.
Texas Tornado is a mixed bag of jazz, swing, Cajun, country and rock sounds that somehow hangs together in spite of itself.
After a hit first album, the demand for more is being met, with "Supply and Demand."
Pixies ready DVD, Foo Fighters ready CD, and Netflix offers cash prize in today's update.
The stars of the WTA are all tired and are longing to the end of the season.
I should just relinquish the opportunity to make more playoff predictions this year, right? Bzzt. Try again.
The future Hall of Famer has defied Father Time as a power pitcher for 23 years, so did he have help?
If San Diego gets to the starters early, the Cardinals' season is over.
It's hard to imagine a celebrity more contemptible, parasitic, self-regarding, and vomitus than Paris Hilton -- yet remarkably, they exist.
We are scared and react emotionally to that which we don't understand.
Dear Elsa, He is begging me back, saying he misses me, still loves me, that we need to take things slow.
Taking a midnight stroll in the sinful red light district of Lahore, Pakistan.
Can you separate the art from the artist and live up to your ethical ideals?
Striking a balance between the access-widening purpose we serve, and the attribution and credit we deserve.
This Week: The Clubhouse, The Aquarium, and The Dog House
Michael Jackson, Justin Timberlake, Cameron Diaz, Mike Campbell, Ry Cooder... Mark Saleski, Dawn Olsen, Eric Olsen. Which are guests, which are topics?
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for October 03, 2006
It's been a long time since I enjoyed a book so much.
Ghosts, stalkers, and a sexy detective. What else could you want?
The Zombies are coming! And a forgotten Marvel universe is re-born.
An intimate and compelling portrait of the medical, rehabilitative and personal trials, tribulations, and successes of American soldiers who suffered traumatic amputations in Iraq.
An engagingly disrespectful look at the afterlife in the Marvel Comics Universe . . .
A rewarding page-turner with plenty of smash, bang and wallop - though there are places you wish things went a bit deeper.