A $5 million auction is the wrong way to prove rap is worthy of respect.
Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey will no longer feature the pachyderms in their performances, bringing about an end to one of the hallmarks of the American circus.
USA's new outlandish murder-mystery miniseries offers a smart portrayal of religious fanaticism that has real-world resonance.
The revival of Roland Emmerich’s 1996 epic will attempt to hand off the story to newcomers—a growing Hollywood trend that doesn't always bode well.
A new exhibit commemorates the Renaissance-era printing innovator Aldus Manutius, who pioneered classic typesets and engineered the predecessor to the paperback.
Despite the authentic use of Pink Floyd, the latest episode strained to draw parallels between Soviet recruitment and the civil-rights struggle.
John Ridley's new ABC series is a punishing but worthwhile effort to explore race relations via a murder mystery.
The author Yasmina Reza says that Borges taught her fiction, like joy, is borne of mysterious, instinctual processes achieved in an unconscious state.
The hype for Carly Rae Jepsen's new track isn't quite warranted, but it sheds light on what makes a pop song into a classic.
The free video-streaming upstart is starting to rival the larger site for traffic in some countries, but it isn't necessarily doing anything illegal.
Despite its optimistic heroine, Netflix's new show, created by Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, has a profound take on victimhood and surviving trauma.
The choices for our Twitter book club this month range from a true-crime classic to a World War II biography.
A host reflects on the many challenges of trying to make half of his interview subjects women.
She made clothes out of curtains and directed elaborate puppet shows, but most importantly, she taught Georg and his children to love again.
The low-budget, science-experiment-gone-wrong film explores the nightmare of coming back to life from the perspective of Zoe (Olivia Wilde), who's revived by her associates.
Nelson Shanks says his presidential painting features a reference to Monica Lewinsky's infamous outfit.
During an episode populated with over-the-top villains, the candidate for state's attorney had to charm a sexist billionaire into helping fund her campaign.
The fifth season finale successfully warmed hearts, despite another Bates tragedy, a very nasty butler, and some inedible broth.
The survivors get their bearings in a strange, but seemingly safe, new community.
Two months after President Obama announced plans to restore diplomatic ties, an MLB official mentioned the possibility of holding spring-training games in Cuba.
Will Forte's one-man show is encouragingly avant-garde for a network sitcom, although it's hard not to wonder how long it can sustain its premise.