arts & entertainment
The organization People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) is trying to use porn stars and pornography to campaign for animal rights.
A new Broadway play called "The Mountaintop" imagines Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s private moments in his hotel room in the hours leading up to his death.
Ry Cooder's new album, "Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down," is a protest shout against the out-of-control banks and the efforts to disenfranchise the poor.
George R. R. Martin is the author a series of fantasy books which was recently adapted for the acclaimed HBO show "A Game of Thrones."
The DVD-rental company Netflix has split into two companies -- a strategy possibly designed to move people away from their DVD-rental business.
Ron Suskind's book "Confidence Men," depicts the Obama White House as dysfunctional, with mean, misogynistic economic advisers undermining a clueless president at every turn.
Political cartoonists in Mexico have started a campaign to educate people about the violence of the drug war in their country, which has claimed well over 40,000 lives.
Women take the lead in new primetime sitcoms this fall, and men are more goofy, incompetent, and powerless than ever before.
Writer Liao Yiwu, who spent years in prison in China, escaped this summer and will tour the U.S. as his latest book is released in English.
Twenty years ago this month, a new sound blasted the cobwebs out of every radio station in America: Nirvana's 'Nevermind,' becoming the defining record for Generation X.