Arts & Entertainment


The Case of the Disappearing Detectives

The Case of the Disappearing Detectives

For more than seven decades the Hardy Boys were unwaveringly successful teenaged sleuths. But earlier this year our ageless boy wonders finally met their maker, when their book series was discontinued due to plummeting sales.

Published 06/15/2005

 

A Plea to the Television Gods

A Plea to the Television Gods

In a television universe revolving around sex, humor, and shock value, Joan of Arcadia stood out like a beacon of light. Until CBS abruptly cancelled the show.

Published 05/01/2005

 

Behind the Music with Semisonic’s Jacob Slichter

Behind the Music with Semisonic’s Jacob Slichter

Is the fantasy of being a rock star better than the reality?

Published 07/14/2004

 

Going in the Tank

Going in the Tank

Finding Nemo lovers have been darting out to aquariums, hoping to take home their own Nemo and Dory look-alikes. While fans' hearts might be in the right place, real-life tropical fish may not provide the expected warm and fuzzy experience. If history is any guide, adorable talking animals make great movie personalities but their mute relatives don't always make great pets.

Published 07/16/2003

 

Wonka Vision

Wonka Vision

From inauspicious debut to timeless classic.

Published 01/03/2003

 

Round In (Crop) Circles

Round In (Crop) Circles

For the uninitiated, crop circles are patterns—man-made or the work of non-human, intelligent beings (depending on who you believe)—created by flattening crops in a pre-conceived fashion so that a recognizable design becomes evident.

Published 05/29/2002

 

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