Music fans who are put off by the endless hype surrounding the Super Bowl and the gratuitous violence of football still have a reason to tune into the big game on Sunday. From the opera star singing the National Anthem to the spectacle of the halftime show, there is something to draw in music lovers ... More >>
'Give us five minutes and we'll change the world.'
"I'll be there for you … and others in our census bracket"
Gilmore Girls supporting actor is a star in her own right now
He's helped popularize plodding, misogynistic rap-rock and backwards red baseball caps. He's incited the shiftless youth in a Woodstock audience to riot. He's been an unashamedly creepy stalker of young, blond Hollywood pop starlets. He's been involved in film projects involving skateboarding cul ... More >>
Yesterday the news leaped forth from the Internet that everyone's favorite (hopefully not only in retrospect) latchkey simpletons Beavis and Butthead are returning to MTV sometime later this year, part of a top-to-bottom restructuring of MTV's corporate posture. While the news wasn't entirel ... More >>
Starbucks pays big buckolas for hourly mention on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" program.
The best of standup and improv comedy every week at The Beat Coffeehouse in Uptown. Your move, creep.
Hey, at least we've got something going for us. We made it on the Sitcom Map of the United States!
B.J. Novak, actor, writer, and producer of the NBC comedy "The Office" will perform live on the University of Minnesota campus Saturday. Open to the public for cheap!
It beats heavy lifting-- Richter has been hired as the Tonight Show announcer, which means that he and Conan O'Brien will once again share air.
Hotboxes, beatboxes, and the occasional rhyme. Meth and Red bring Termanology and Evidence & Alchemist to the Main Room.
Moore and 'The Man' won't stay home with 'Friends'
Showtime is in talks to save the Emmy-award-winning Arrested Development from its death bed.
I've taken an incredibly unscientific poll. And I'm starting to believe Nielsen ratings are a sham.
Cutting Medicare, suing God, condemning cartoons, ogling famous women in slips, annointing the Minnesota blog of the day and more...
The laughter goes back in the can on NBC's 'Earl' and 'The Office'
A new episode of FOX's Family Guy entitled "Perfect Castaway" was scheduled to debut this Sunday but will be shelved due to a couple of references to a hurricane. Apparently, even Family Guy has its limits. The episode will be replaced with another new episode entitled "Peter's Got Wood." Oh, and, i ... More >>
Arnaud Desplechin has a full house with 'Kings and Queen'
Don Johnson? Melanie Griffith? Jennifer Love Hewitt? A show about young lawyers called Just Legal? Why, this could shape up to be the worst fall TV season in recent history (save for 1987, when Small Wonder and Out of this World aired back-to-back.) Below is a purely self-indulgent exercise in which ... More >>
But Mom, the BBC says fuck. When do we get to say fuck? The Futon Critic recently posted a list of developing shows in Fox's 2005-06 line-up. Among the fetal contenders is Peep Show, a premise taken from the 2003 BBC comedy of the same name. The original told everyday stories through from POV of ... More >>
Silverstone, Suvari and MacDowell make a baffling return in Beauty Shop. They're back from Siberia, meaning, the so-so tables at the Ivy: Alicia Silverstone, Mena Suvari and Andie MacDowell are in the movies again, thanks to a benevolent queen (Latifah) and a wheezing franchise in need of three g ... More >>
While Rachel and Ross grow up, 'Hidden Hills' storms neverland
'Hollywood Shuffle' in shades of brown; Sanity's loss is theater's gain
Leap of Faith and Watching Ellie offer sex in the city sans smut
Whose Line Is It Anyway? turns cultural cliché into genuine comedy
Fawlty Towers comes to the states, but loses its class in translation
A makeshift "project" by Frank Theatre tries to catch the wry in Chekhov's short stories; a Mixed Blood comedy shows the stereotype in the TV sitcom--and the damage done.
Watching nothing happen with the beautiful losers of Friends.