Articles By Ellen Killoran

Emmy Nominations 2012: Will ‘Mad Men’ Make History?

Though "Mad Men" broke new dramatic ground in season 5, and has clearly established itself as an Academy favorite, one thing it can't count on is the pathos vote.

'The Master' And His Subject: Who's Afraid Of L. Ron Hubbard?

Paul Thomas Anderson's "The Master" is widely believed to be heavily inspired by the Church of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard. The studio and the actors have increasingly distanced themselves from the Scientology thread in the weeks leading up to the film's limited t...

The Surprising Success Of Pat Kiernan And NY1, Time Warner Cable's Unlikely News Leader

NY1 turns 20 this week, and the unexpectedly successful New York news channel's star anchor, Pat Kiernan, is restless, ready to move on to bigger venues. Still, he says, he knows how lucky he's been: "I have landed in absolutely the best spot as far as the changing economics and patterns of the news business.

Theresa Duncan And Jeremy Blake, The 'Deaths That Launched A Thousand Blogs'

The 2007 suicides of Duncan and Blake posthumously captured the imaginations of countless people who had never heard of the couple but were haunted by images published in news stories and on the Web. Five years later, questions remain about the media coverage of their deaths.

'Celeste And Jesse Forever' Review: With Friends Like These, Who Needs Lovers?

Rashida Jones and Andy Samberg play an estranged couple who can't stay away from each other.

Jonah Lehrer Has 'Taken The First Step,' Says Stephen Glass Whistleblower

"I think he has taken the first step," Adam Penenberg said. "He admitted what he did, unlike Stephen Glass."

Jonah Lehrer Story Did Not Crash Tablet Site, Mag Blames ‘Sophisticated,’ Targeted Attacks

Tablet editor claims the site has been experiencing "sophisticated attacks specifically targeting" the magazine.

Katie Holmes And Tom Cruise Divorce Settled: Was The Marriage A Sham?

It is difficult to reconcile the accusations that TomKat was merely a contractual agreement with the way the split has played out so far -- with Cruise convincingly playing the role of the jilted husband and Holmes the long-suffering wife who can't get away from him fast enough.

'Ted' Movie Review: Bears Will Be Bears

Lovable losers can have it all in Seth MacFarlane's wish-fulfillment bromance.

CNN And Fox News Both Bungle Supreme Court Ruling; One Apologizes

"You guys really suck at journalism," wrote an angry follower of the CNN Breaking News Twitter feed.