A love letter to the Target dollar section

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER The most dangerous weapon that has ever been handed to me was a Target shopping basket. Red, oval-shaped and encompassing of...

The King’s Speech

Every so often a movie comes along that both exceeds expectations and is impossible to summarize in a pithy review column headline. "The King's Speech" is one of those movies.

Topher, you could do better than “Take Me Home Tonight”

Regular viewers of the now defunct "That 70s Show" can tell you that Topher Grace was always too good for the show. I got the same feeling watching his new 80s comedy, "Take Me Home Tonight."


Is “Supernatural” the best underrated show on TV?

Rabid fans can turn any TV show, especially science fiction shows, into huge sensations.

Six years ago when the CW, still known as the WB, debuted "Supernatural," it had all the making of that rabid-inducing fandom. Cool stories, great characters, amazing writing and a really cool car.


Cursive’s Domestica and Mama, I’m Swollen

With the hopeless, hauntingly introspective lyrics of Tim Kasher and a slew of almost always cataclysmic melodies, Omaha's own Cursive has a dexterous ability to depress the happy-go-luckiest fellows, make the most virtuous of men question their beliefs, and break down the most perfect of relationships to a web of lies and boredom.


Performances hold “The Mechanic” together

I have a theory about Jason Statham movies - the worse the movie, the more times we see him shirtless in the trailer.


“Spelling Bee,” success

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" opened Friday, Feb. 18, at the Omaha Community Playhouse with few empty seats in the house.

Omaha’s local coffee shop study spots: RANKED

By Kamrin Baker ONLINE REPORTER “Yeah uhhhh can I get a medium iced chai?” I request, awkwardly and ironically because I have asked for an iced...