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‘Ai Weiwei’: A Defiant Artist Pushes Back In China

Cage-rattling Chinese artist Ai Weiwei lives in a Beijing complex with his wife and some 40 cats and dogs. Only […]

‘Klown’: Childish Raunch With Adult Consequences

The success of R-rated comedies in recent years might as well be broken down to a formula: blend boundary-pushing raunch […]

A Neighborhood Watch Goes Alien-Hunting

The savings are never passed on to the consumer, but a little product placement has become standard practice for Hollywood […]

It Was All A Dream (Or: Turns Out Spoilers Are Good For You)

Chances are, if you’re a regular reader of this blog you’ve read (or perhaps even posted) an incredibly vitriolic comment […]

In China, A Persistent Thorn In The State’s Side

A couple of months ago, I visited Beijing, and like so many before me, I was stunned by how hyper-capitalist […]

Designer Kitchens And Why We Think We Need Them

If you’ve ever tuned in to TV shows like HGTV’s House Hunters, you’ve heard many an aspirational “hunter” lamenting the […]

Press Tour 2012: The View So Far

We’re about a week into the Television Critics Association press tour for this summer, and so far we’ve heard from […]

Haunting Memories, Elaborate Plotting In ‘Harbor’

Home is everything. It’s where we come from and where we run to, wanting to start anew. But it’s also […]

At Bravo, A Pop-Culture Kingpin Works Day And Night

Andy Cohen has been yakking for most of his 44 years. He has a book titled Most Talkative — a […]

For Ai Weiwei, Politics And Arts Always Mix

Last week, a Chinese court rejected artist Ai Weiwei’s lawsuit against the tax bureau that had imposed a massive fine […]

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