pop culture

Ganged Up

Martin Scorsese's "Gangs of New York" recalls the birth of a city and the violence that defined it.

11:00 PM, Dec 19, 2002 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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The J. Lo Chronicles

The wild life and times of America's latest ubiquitous pop culture presence: Jennifer Lopez.

11:00 PM, Dec 16, 2002 • By MATT LABASH

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Little Princess Lost

A sign of the times: While the media obsess over J-Lo, Jacko, and Britney, they drop the ball on the Liesel Pritzker story.

11:00 PM, Dec 12, 2002 • By DAVID BROOKS

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Blazing Saddles

Marvel Comics resurrects the Rawhide Kid, with one little twist.

11:00 PM, Dec 11, 2002 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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The Jesus Market

Christianity may be struggling in the public square, but it's prospering in the public bazaar.

Dec 16, 2002, Vol. 8, No. 14 • By STEPHEN BATES

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Top 10 Letters

Libertarians, Karl Rove, Libertarians, James Bond, and Libertarians.

11:00 PM, Nov 24, 2002 • By

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Bond Forever

"Die Another Day" might be the worst James Bond movie ever made. And yet the 007 mystique won't go away.

11:00 PM, Nov 21, 2002 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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Pal Joey

Joe Pantoliano talks about his first book, acting, and yes, Ralph Cifaretto.

11:00 PM, Nov 19, 2002 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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The Eminem Show

"8 Mile" wants to be the great rap movie of our time. No, that's not an oxymoron.

11:00 PM, Nov 7, 2002 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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Rack Focus

Paul Schrader's "Auto Focus" captures the life and times of Bob Crane, aka Colonel Hogan, all-around nice guy and sex addict.

11:00 PM, Oct 31, 2002 • By VICTORINO MATUS

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Top 10 Letters

Giants, toasters, Bobos, crooked senators, and more.

11:00 PM, Oct 27, 2002 • By

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Nevermind

Kurt Cobain's diary reveals the rocker to be guilt-addled, angst-ridden, and wholly unexceptional.

12:00 AM, Oct 24, 2002 • By DAVID SKINNER

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Top 10 Letters

The American Prospect, MP3s, Emily Watson, Amiri Baraka, and more.

12:00 AM, Oct 21, 2002 • By

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Sandler in "Love"

Paul Thomas Anderson coaxes a great performance out of Adam Sandler in the sweet, screwball "Punch-Drunk Love." Will anyone care?

12:00 AM, Oct 18, 2002 • By JONATHAN V. LAST

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MP3 and Me

How I stopped worrying and learned to love online music file-sharing (sort of).

12:00 AM, Oct 16, 2002 • By LEE BOCKHORN

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