Honestly shocked at all the Ghostbusters hate. Great director, great cast, mercifully free of Akroyd (present-day, crystal skull-obsessed completely off his meds Akroyd, that is). I understand getting mad at some remakes, but it's not like this one is going to supplant the original. » 1/28/15 7:40am Yesterday 7:40am

Rookie question here, but who really cares what condition a given team's balls are in? Greasing a baseball is clearly a violation, because you're trying to prevent the batter from properly connecting with it. But is a deflated ball harder to intercept? » 1/21/15 2:07pm 1/21/15 2:07pm

One of my brothers, who worked at a hobby shop in NYC at this time—and had an intentionally off-putting Sid Vicious look going on—was asked to run a Dungeons & Dragons session for a Geraldo Rivera special about the unholy perils of D&D. It sounds like him and his friends either gave Rivera's crew too much of a bad… » 1/20/15 11:36am 1/20/15 11:36am

Maybe it just isn't possible to adapt Hellblazer in a way that will please a large enough audience? I actually really enjoyed the Keanu Reeves one, but I never care about an adaptation sticking to the precious source material. The show seemed so pleased with itself for getting Ryan to look and sound like Constantine… » 1/19/15 11:45am 1/19/15 11:45am

Not trying to self-promote here (seriously), but I just published something about the way that much of the media has handled this news: by freaking the hell out, of course. George being George, and one of the best, most thorough reporters covering this topic, did nothing of the sort. But since we don't do comments at… » 1/15/15 8:27am 1/15/15 8:27am