What may seem like a bizarre belief of another culture stems from an intelligible source.
Writer-photographer Ancona takes children to a Mexican village to meet Tío Rico the pinata maker.
A brilliant work of imaginative fiction in the spirit of Neuromancer and Snow Crash.
An exhaustive - and exhausting - look at the landmark series.
The story of three generations of the author's family's and their migration from revolutionary Mexico in the 20th century to California.
The desire for beautiful art is the result of unexplained passion.
"In some ways you might consider The Boy Who Cried Freebird a primer for the uninitiated."
Two GI cops are back with a vengeance in their latest adventures in 1970s Seoul and the sin cities surrounding the capital.
From book one Dead Until Dark to book six Definitely Dead, a look at the series before the release of book seven.
A gentle and old fashioned tale of friendship and love that defies time.
A haunting, moving and powerful portrait of growing up Southie in 1980s Boston.
Matsuzaka threw a lot of pitches in Japan - could/should he be a more efficient pitcher?
Season two of Masters of Horror was, to put it nicely, a mixed bag.
A visionary independent romance.
Despite the title, there's little of the fairy tale in this Korean horror ghost story.
Retitled made-for-TV junk with a great DVD transfer.
Three new series plus the season finale of Battlestar Galactica and much more.
The hills have eyes. So what?
"Hallelujah! Where's the Tylenol?"
Richard Donner restores his original cut of an iconic film and brings back dignity to a man in blue tights.
Stylish, plotless action.
"Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can't Lose!"
Evanescence rocks Paris with some live Fallen back in '04.
Don Imus, Al Sharpton and Hip-Hop Music equal one politically incorrect showdown that has many turning off their radios.
Although I think most Doors fans will probably disagree with me, The Soft Parade was always my favorite of their six studio albums.
1997 is the cutest pop-punk band quintet to come out this year.
Rod Stewart and Barry Manilow have had success in re-doing classic songs of old, that success should come to Deniece Williams.
You know there is no artifice in that voice or that man and you are listening to the genuine article if there ever was one.
Which single would be better for RCA to release from Katharine's new record?
While the band could never fully re-group, Argent and Blunstone are valiantly carrying on the Zombies legacy and doing it justice.
Recent media soul-searching is not really about Imus. It's about the very survival of mass media in the long run.
Pakistan can't ignore its Hindu legacy.
Intelligent people are more prone to depressions and unhappiness than other people, but they are also capable of deep happiness.
Ever since I went through "Pitch Dark" last year, I knew I needed to talk to the man behind this Haunted Attraction.