Jennifer Lopez Brings the Block to Vegas With New Residency!

Vegas used to be the city where ancient icons went to live out their days singing torch songs for chain-smoking 100-year-olds who needed a break from the nickel slots. Since the corporate EDM explosion of the 2010s, however, it has become 100% more habitable for those of us under the age of 90—a locale of club… »5/13/15 2:10pm5/13/15 2:10pm

Aretha Franklin Is an Old Lady and She Sounds Like It; Good for Her

I can't recall a public performance more divisive than Aretha Franklin's cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" on the Sept. 29 episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. The conversations I had about it fell into two distinct camps: those who loved and those who hated it. Both were adamant. One person on the… »10/22/14 1:48pm10/22/14 1:48pm

Will The World's Only Bankable Woman Actor Ruin Charlie Wilson's War?

A big story in the New York Times wonders whether the big-budget upcoming movie Charlie Wilson's War will be able to overcome the fact that it's about, like, history and politics and a seemingly obscure would-be footnote in Cold War history that fatefully happened to set the stage for the current War On Terror or… »12/17/07 6:30pm12/17/07 6:30pm