Guster and Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garlin join forces for the first in a five-part podcast series...
Low interest rates aren't necessarily leading to more home sales.
For some women, diamonds were forever, but for others, infinity belonged to the cigar band.
Every boy has heroes. If he's lucky, one of them lives right across the hall.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for October 04, 2006
Torii Hunter misplays a single, Nomar vs. Billy Wagner, and ... Tim Robbins in the broadcast booth?
Looking back on 28 years of Porsche Tennis Grand Prix history.
The WTA wants to tennis to be more entertaining and are experimenting with new rules.
Since Oakland hasn't made an ALCS appearance since 1992, I'm not ready to hand them the ticket just yet.
In the Yankees' 8-4 win, the Tigers were okay. Good, not great, nothing to write home about.
The anti-war left has to claim to support the troops because the casual observer can clearly see they don't.
Foley might swing the election to the Dems, because his folly sticks in the craw of the GOP's useful idiots, the Evangelical Crazies
Despite controversy over Howard Dean's vision for the Democratic party, his approach to long-term party-building will reform the party for the better.
Would you trust the Democrats with the Miltary Commissions Act?
What took you so long to get back to your real work, Bob?
Die-hard GOP loyalists in spin cycle attempt to fan the stench of "Foleygate" away from the Republican Party.
Audio streams and downloads from recent and upcoming album releases.
I saw Bob Dylan a few years back... and I'm going again.
First in a series of appreciations of early R & B pioneers.
Real Southern people having dug my music, I went to sleep happy.
"I’d take you upstairs and lock the door and I wouldn’t care when your parents heard you screaming for more.”
The Killers go HD, MS prepares for pirates, and Korn's Davis to go solo in today's update.
Zappa would probably be the one most capable of composing work of serious merit.
Even now, nearly forty years after this album was first released, this music sounds fresh, alive, and up-to-date.
“This album is for people who truly like music, rather than simply liking to be entertained by music.” - Brandford Marsalis
An enjoyable album with an old-school feel that should appeal to contemporary and classic R & B fans alike.
Ms. Jackson's latest may not live up to her classic hits, but the first two singles don't do justice to this almost-great album.
The Decemberists return with a masterpiece while Trey Anastasio makes amends with a return to form and Pernice Brothers mature.
Remember when Metallica had that raw edge to them? I think these guys have that.
Really a pick-up band formed for this session, this is a super-group that prefigures another Sahm band, the Texas Tornados.
Dave Stryker is not a member of the long line of great Miles sidemen guitarists -- but he could easily be mistaken for one.
Steve Reich @ 70: A personal appreciation...
More rousing adventure from Alan Moore & Kevin O'Neill...
A children's book is not always what it seems.
A loving, lavishly illustrated 40th anniversary commemoration.
Want to know how to achieve and maintain success? You could do worse than to listen to these people.
All the gossip fit to print! Frontier Marshal may be 75 years old and flawed, but it is still a great read.
A breathtaking look into the woman who wanted her subjects to eat cake before she was beheaded.
A fantastical fantasy film that's fantastic
Gibbs is certainly not his “old” self and everyone notices.
What happened in there? Only they know, but we can't wait to find out.
Nip/Tuck is the sexiest drama on television.
The season two release brings the most sublimely misanthropic medical show to DVD in a hugely improved technical package.
A French fantasist who needs to be rediscovered.
Gilmore Girls is back on track, but what about Luke and Lorelai?
Probably one of the most violent episodes of this season.
What is it about these movies that make me have to watch them? I'm powerless against them.
On the other side of the law, on the other side of the world....
You need this movie because your self sucks.
The most we can hope for is that CGI-enhanced movies and TV shows will languish unsold on store shelves and go unwatched.
With the counter moments away from rolling over into heiroglyphs (read: third season about to premiere) we count down the best episodes to date.
Veronica Mars breaks records in her crime solving as she moves to The CW.
I never cried at movies and would stare, fascinated, at anyone who did.
Shark is a show built of clichés, from the title on down.
You don't need to take out a second mortgage to serve nice wines at your wedding reception. Here's what you need to know.
We know nothing better has come along since then. The mental_floss question of the day.
Ever wondered if we were in the middle of a revolution in conciousness how you might know about it?
Fan podcasts provide Narnia and Harry Potter fans with the latest on their favorite series.
Celebrity gossip and pop culture musings served up with a healthy dose of irreverent humor -- come meet Dawn Olsen!
Rounding off the last of Haydn Shaughnessy's web content types.