From the Babe Ruth trade all the way to the recent Joe Thornton deal, Beantown is quite good at making people scratch their heads.
Engimas don't get back together for sold-out world tours.
A mediocre album, maybe because I expected more Spanish and more political awareness.
They had one foot in punk and the other in rock, it was the best of both worlds for The Pretenders.
The American Idol finalist releases an album of comfortable country.
Does cool really care about what anybody else thinks?
The Exies' new video is a cover of Talking Heads' "Once in a Lifetime"
This music should not have been shelved for Joe Pesci.
Created by Stephen Cracknell, this English folk "supergroup" has a fresh approach to an old sound.
Kenny's fans really don't care how you label his music -- they're just happy that there's a new album.
Steven Demetre Georgiou alias Cat Stevens alias Yusuf Islam has a new album
U2 rock the stage as hard as ever.
A closer look at Step Up and Borat's movie soundtracks in this short history lesson.
"9" treads similar sonic territory to "O," in that it's largely slower and more stripped-down acoustic singer-songwriter fare, interspersed with songs of thicker dynamic texture.
Wireless Internet in the classroom is just another way for students to tune out and waste time instead of attending to their studies.
Interested in doing paid reviews? Some points to consider if you are monetizing your blog or promoting your business on the web.
There is nothing else around like This American Life, and this collection is a wonderful sample.
The body count included businesswomen with fit, sample-size figures and a fondness for fashion, and models who appeared in The Devil Wears Prada.
My father was a man of many talents. Explaining the facts of life to his young son was not one of them.
The Canadian government's responsibility is to all the native people of Canada, not just the Assembly of First Nations.
mental_floss question of the day.
Images that are often blurry or obscured, rich with texture and unexpected variation, Toy Camera photography is on the rise.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 15, 2006
The chase is on, and devil take the hindmost!
Sweeping biography tells the amazing rags-to-riches story of former Intel Chairman and CEO Andy Grove.
What's the biggest threat to your long-term financial outlook? It could be paying for health care.
April Kyle is back in Spenser's life, and trouble can't be far behind!
Stephan Pastis's darkly comic and subversive strip is well-represented in its second treasury.
I read Last Apprentice at night, to relax. Big mistake. This is not your standard-issue Scary Young Adult Book Set In An Adventurous World.
A quiet but compelling and beautifully written story, full of wisdom, literary allusion, realistic people and sly humor.
The non-profit American theatre scene is challenging but rewarding, and it's well covered in this colorful monthly magazine.
A simple world tour in which Bob Dylan makes history and is decried as being a Judas!
So O.J. didn't do it, but if he had...
“Shat-tastic,” "Shat-tackular,” and “Shat-stounding.”
A priest, a rabbi, and a monk walk into a TV reality show...
In one of his darkest, most ethically compromised moments, House is actually at his most optimistic.
For the final segment of this season, Spurlock took it upon himself to live for 30 days as an inmate in a jail.
Cliches let us in on the inside jokes in this cautionary fairytale.
There is something sad about finding that a favorite director has produced a work that is so off-putting that one would have to think twice...
Does 3 Lbs. have enough weight to make a splash?
Conservatism is about going backwards, and liberalism is about going forward.
Palestinian terror groups received $2 million from a United States source in exchange for the release of two Fox News employees
The party in power had done more than enough to convince us to throw them out.
Rep. Murtha hails in what looks to be the future of the Democrats in Congress; sneering elitism.
It's better to have a gun and not need one than to need a gun and not have one. Wouldn't you agree?
A Christmas Guide to video game consoles - Nintendo Wii, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3.
UP, UP, DOWN, DOWN, LEFT, RIGHT, LEFT, RIGHT, and you know the rest.
Everything you need for a great Thai dinner party. From the dinner recipes and wine suggestions, to the music and even the centerpiece!
Jones Activated Energy Boosters represent a fresh take on the energy drink market - and a good one, too.