Johnny Depp's Delusions About Why 'The Lone Ranger' Flopped
August 06, 2013
Variety has a horrifying article—"horrifying" because of the levels of self-deception and insanity it depicts—about The Lone Ranger, the biggest catastrophe of Hollywood's summer.
The Robert Downey Jr. Rehab Program
May 02, 2013
How the Iron Man star found redemption at the multiplex.
March 04, 2013
From Contagion to "House of Cards," Hollywood seems to think that new media is filled with avaricious, amoral youngsters.
The Most Divisive Issue in Film: Anne Hathaway
February 22, 2013
Why can't critics decide whether or not she's a good actress?
Ashley Judd's Arsenal
February 15, 2013
She's a Hollywood feminist, but also a Southern sweetheart. That could be a lethal combination on the campaign trail.
Argo Before Argo
February 09, 2013
Wag the Dog was the Hollywood satire Ben Affleck should have made
Hollywood Can't Handle Gay Sex
February 05, 2013
Tinseltown supports LGBT rights everywhere but the big screen.
The Campaign to Steal Ohio
October 19, 2012
Meet the Republican former punk rocker who could decide the election.
As a card-carrying member of the Betrayed by John Edwards Alumni Association, I’ll admit that my initial response to his federal indictment for violating campaign laws was skepticism. Yes, Edwards was an egocentric, lying, baby-denying cad who betrayed his dying wife. I doubted, however, that he had committed a crime. But now that the Edwards trial is getting started—opening statements will be heard today in Greensboro, North Carolina—I have begun thinking that things are a bit more complicated.
"World's Most Interesting Man" Talks
February 03, 2011
Nick Paumgarten interviews the actor who plays "The World's Most Interesting Man" in a series of Dos Equis commercials. He turns out to be, if not the most interesting man in the world, pretty interesting: A montage of highlights from the real life of Jonathan Goldsmith might include (had there been cameras present) footage of him rescuing a stranded climber on Mt.