Accuse some of the announcers calling next month’s Final Four on national TV of bias toward one team and their bosses at the networks will be flattered.
Joe McGinniss, the adventurous and news-making author and reporter who skewered the marketing of Richard Nixon in "The Selling of the President 1968" and tracked his personal journey from sympathizer to scourge of convicted killer Jeffrey MacDonald in the blockbuster "Fatal Vision," died Monday at age 71.
Donnie McClurkin, "Duets" (RCA Inspiration)
Donnie McClurkin's vocals continue to soar smoothly on his sixth studio album, "Duets."
Two years after launching its Infinite line of digital comics, Marvel Entertainment said it intends to expand the line’s offerings with its first all-ages titles as it moves to attract younger readers familiar with characters like Spider-Man from animated television shows.
Remember when "South Park" debuted on Comedy Central in 1997? Remember how shocking the cursing, toilet humor and black comedy seemed?
William “Wild Bill” Guarnere, one of the World War II veterans whose exploits were dramatized in the TV miniseries “Band of Brothers,” has died. He was 90.
Missing Persons featuring Dale Bozzio, "Missing in Action" (Cleopatra Records)
With its first studio album in 25 years, Missing Persons featuring Dale Bozzio could have started slow, mindful of the time that's passed.
One of the many surprises in Wes Anderson's rich, layered and quirkily entertaining new film, "The Grand Budapest Hotel," is the emergence of a new comic actor, one with impeccable timing and just the right mix of gravitas and utter zaniness.
The Claspill family has a tradition of filling out the News Tribune/Capital 8 Theaters Oscar ballots together each winter.
Drive-By Truckers, "English Oceans" (ATO)
The often-prolific roots rockers Drive-By Truckers took a four-year break from the studio before recording "English Oceans," and the stockpile of songs pays off throughout the band's 12th album.
"Black Horizon" (Harper), by James Grippando
"Black Horizon," the eleventh book in James Grippando's Jack Swyteck series, revisits the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 and then does it one better, sending oil straight at the Florida Keys.
A mystery man. A splashy reveal. A media frenzy. Newsweek staked its return from the dead on a story it knew would get attention. A cover story claiming it had uncovered "the face behind bitcoin," the world's most popular digital currency.
Sheila MacRae starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is most remembered.
Rick Ross, "Mastermind" (Maybach Music Group/Def Jam)
All of the songs on Rick Ross' sixth album are built with strong production and the rapper's normal shoot-from-the-hip approach. However, the performer is unable to move the needle on "Mastermind" like he did on previous releases, including 2012's top-notch "God Forgives, I Don't."
"The Bootlegger" (Putnam), by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott
Isaac Bell of the Van Dorn Detective Agency finds himself in charge in "The Bootlegger," by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott, the latest in the adventure series.