February 1, 2013 In today's roundup: Linda Gray says you saw her leg once even if you didn't know you did, and CBS is preparing for a very, very big weekend.
February 1, 2013 NPR's Backseat Book Club takes the yellow brick road back to its origins with L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in 1900.
January 31, 2013 Much of rocker Dave Grohl's Sound City follows a familiar rock-doc formula. But his thoughtful love letter to a legendary Los Angeles studio succeeds, thanks to his jovial presence as the filmmaker-narrator-musician leading the way.
January 31, 2013 Ed Koch is almost 25 years removed from his time as New York City's feisty, unforgettable mayor — but as Neil Barsky's new documentary shows, the controversial politician still commands respect in the Big Apple.
January 31, 2013 An awkward, uneven addition to the "old guys doing stuff" subgenre, Stand Up Guys wastes a veteran cast and a passable premise in one night of ill-calibrated comic hell-raising.
January 31, 2013 Adapted from a French graphic novel and outfitted with an ethnically diverse cast, this New Orleans-set crime thriller centers on a hit man (Sylvester Stallone) who finds himself in an uneasy alliance with a detective (Sung Kang).
January 31, 2013 Jean Merrill's classic children's book The Pushcart War explores war, peace and pushcarts on the streets of New York. Author Adam Mansbach writes that the story still resonates. Do you have a favorite children's book that deals with heavy themes? Tell us in the comments.
January 31, 2013 30 Rock has a tricky set of gender politics, but it turned out to be a profoundly feminist show, not because of what it said, but because of whose voice was speaking.
January 31, 2013 Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey and Oscar-winning director David Fincher team up for a new Netflix original series that premieres Friday. House of Cards follows a Machiavellian politician as he schemes to take down the president of the United States.
January 31, 2013 Google recently hit the trails with a panoramic camera called the Google Trekker. And now you can see the Grand Canyon in Google Maps. Is this a good thing?
January 31, 2013 When a psychic tells her that her biological father is still alive, Portland, Ore., comic-book artist Nicole Georges begins a quest of self discovery. Critic Carmen Gimenez Smith calls Georges' graphic memoir "a beautiful and innovative portrait" of an artist's journey.
January 30, 2013 There's one honor that's long eluded Americans at the top of the culinary field: the coveted Bocuse d'Or. This year was no exception, though Team USA made a valiant effort with an Appalachian-inspired menu that included squash, ham and mushrooms.