Showtime's "Happyish" is many things: funny, astute, clever and tuned into the perceived tension between depth of thought and shallow sheen. But too often the show's profane excesses get in the way of its better attributes.
Once upon a time, help wanted ads were divided into jobs for women and men.
SEATTLE — Director Brett Morgen ("The Kid Stays in the Picture," "Crossfire Hurricane") brought his new documentary, "Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck," to Seattle recently.
INDIO, Calif. — Miranda Lambert snagged an opportunity to catch her breath a few hours before she was to hit the stage as a headliner for the 2015 Stagecoach Country Music Festival, an event she's played four times since it started eight years ago.
Spandau Ballet launched the "New Romantics" movement in pop's New Wave, the music that blended punk and disco and fashion and paved the way for the "hair metal" and hip hop that followed as reactions to it.
LOS ANGELES — Don M. Mankiewicz, an Oscar-nominated screenwriter from a legendary Hollywood family who created the television shows "Marcus Welby, M.D." and "Ironside," has died in California. He was 93.
Reputation suggests you could conjure a half-decent B-movie out of Dolph Lundgren and martial arts dynamo Tony "Ong Bak" Jaa. Especially if their supporting cast includes Ron Perlman as a Slavic mobster, Peter Weller as a Jersey-accented cop, Michael Jai White as a Fed and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa ("Memoirs of a Geisha,""47 Ronin") as a corrupt Thai official mixed up in the "Skin Trade."
There are times when I feel like my husband and I are getting pretty good at parenting.
NEW YORK — Salman Rushdie is defending the PEN American Center's plans to honor the magazine Charlie Hebdo, saying the decision of six writers to skip the PEN gala in protest will encourage intimidation.