The Director of ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ and ‘Amadeus,’ both of which won the Academy Award for Best Picture, has died at the age of 86.
Controversies involving Jimmy Kimmel and “The Simpsons” highlight a perennial question.
The Marvel superhero film passed ‘Titanic’ in US ticket sales. Unless we adjust for inflation. Which we absolutely should.
Bill Cosby heads back to court for a retrial on the sexual assault allegations against him but it’s not going to be the same as the first.
Not an Easter song, exactly, but certainly evocative of some of the holiday’s major themes.
Last night, he finished in double digits for his 867th consecutive game. There are 71 players in the Hall of Fame who didn’t play in that many games.
Were my lifestyle different, I suppose I could pass off 3:30 on a Saturday morning as “late night” but, alas, it’s just really early.
More whimsical than most of my selections but we could use that right about now.
A top basketball prospect is skipping the farcical year in college before turning pro.
The JK Rowling-owned fan site is having trouble competing with fan-owned sites.
ESPN the Magazine has broken out the slide rule to rank the top athletes during its first two decades.
It may be time for transparency on pay structures so employees know what others in comparable positions are making.
Theresa May’s government has not hit Russian oligarchs nearly as hard as they deserve because the UK benefits from turning a blind eye.
He’s been in the music business in some form or the other since 1985. He has been, it’s fair to say, the opposite of an overnight success.
The near-impossible happened last night, demonstrating why March Madness is the most exciting and most absurd way to pick a champion.
Stephen Hawking possessed one of the greatest minds in history, but he will likely be most remembered for not letting a debilitating disease stop him from contributing to our understanding of the universe.
While examples of Hollywood sexism are seemingly endless, this is not one of them.
This is from the band Jack Levitt off their 2007 release “Conversations With A Chupacabra.”
Tonight’s installment is a rarity: a breakout artist who I’ve discovered more-or-less in real time.
Netflix no longer offers President Frank Underwood. They’re lining up a replacement.
An artist that’s been around for years that I’ve only discovered recently.
The Eagles had an all-time hit with this song in 1978. Alas, this isn’t it.
In 2017, there were ten Saudis on Forbes’ billionaires list. This year, there are none.
Several versions of a classic from the year I became a fan of rock and roll.
After skipping such events in his first thirteen months in office, the President tried his hand at stand-up last night to mixed reviews.
He did what many had thought humanly impossible in running a sub-4 minute mile in 1954 and followed that with a brilliant career in medicine.
The actor best known for his run on M*A*S*H died Saturday after a battle with colon cancer.
New-to-me music lurks in the strangest places. This time, sports talk radio.
An artist you’ve almost certainly heard but probably never heard of.
Mike Jeffcoat rejected a prospect, in writing, on account of marijuana being legal in his state, adding, “You can thank your liberal politicians.”
I’m relaunching the old Late Night OTB music video series with a live version of a modern classic.
The opinion journalist who has lately been writing the Black Panther comics is taking on one of the format’s most iconic characters.
“All In The Family” predicted a policy proposal that President Trump and many other conservatives have made in the wake of the Florida school shooting.
The funk legend advocates a melting pot approach in a wide-ranging interview with Rolling Stone.
Mark Levin says we’re “morons” and “illiterate in English” because we’ve quoted the NYT.
Some thoughts on the biggest Marvel blockbuster yet. [Modest spoilers]
On the one hand, this is cool. On the other, it’s just another sign of how damned old I am. I graduated high school in 1984.
The new Black Panther movie raises a variant of the central question of the superhero genre. [No significant spoilers]
Dodge is facing controversy this morning for using the words of Martin Luther King Jr. in a Super Bowl commercial, but they’re not the only party who may have some questions to answer.
The lead story on Yahoo News at the moment, courtesy People magazine (“Robert Wagner Now Considered a ‘Person of Interest’ in Wife Natalie Wood’s Mysterious Death”):