- “Juno” on Cinemax at 9:00 a.m.
- “Teen Mom” on MTV at 10:00 a.m.
- “My Baby’s Daddy” on Comedy Central at 11:00 a.m.
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- The Snooki-puncher apologizes. [US Weekly]
- Robert Downey Jr. explained last night to David Letterman that his old drug-related felony record got him detained and interrogated in a Japanese airport. [Entertainment Weekly]
- Want to know the words that define the decade? Definitely not “grunge” or “groovy.” [TrèsSugar]
Last weekend, I went to see a friend’s college performance of the Count in “The Marriage of Figaro.” He was absolutely lovely even as his character was a booby-touching, wife-abandoning, serial cheater with jealousy issues. That’s what makes it funny that his big song is about the wily and seductive ways of women. But there is something to that — we do have some mystical lady power. This is how you can employ your feminine wiles without any of this nonsense about breasty clothes, expensive hair, or even sex itself … Keep reading »
- “Bring it On: All or Nothing” on Style at 9:00 a.m.
- “Ghost Adventures” on Travel at 10:00 a.m.
- “The Day the Earth Stood Still” on HBO at 11:00 a.m.
This year has seen so much coverage of extra-marital affairs. I don’t care whose marriage is on the rocks; I can’t muster up any outrage. But I sure can gossip about them. Keep reading »
When I was in third grade, the class read a book called something like Christmas all Around the World. It taught us about Sweden’s St. Lucia Day festivities that open the Christmas season, that Santa is known as St. Nicholas in Germany, and that Hanukkah is the Jewish Christmas. Keep reading »
When I started watching “So You Think You Can Dance,” my husband gave the entire living room a wide berth. He’d hear Mary Murphy’s banshee-like glee at putting a dancer on the “hot tamale train,” and off to headphone land he’d go. But, summer had just started, my graduate school employment had just ended, and it was the beginning of the recession. TiVo meant I could watch the show whenever I wanted. There was no escape for him. Keep reading »