Joel Stein

After getting his wife's blessing, he tries for some extramarital credit with an ex-pop princess
After watching her wrestle a screeching cat in the bath, this writer's admiration won't be shaken easily
Comedy Central asked EW's columnist to host an episode of ''Reel Comedy''
Joel Stein's request: Keep whatever's on your hit parade to yourself
Joel Stein wrestles with his love of surgical perfection and simultaneously outs the comedians plea for publicity
As two fib-friendly journalists have learned, the truth will set you free -- from your job. Luckily, Joel's too lazy to lie.
Fed up with scripted shows with half-baked, boring plots strung between sex and violence, our columnist cheers the get-right-to-it attitude of the derided genre
A lifetime of videogame playing couldn't prepare Joel for Def Jam Vendetta and the awesome power of Meth
Burned by the print media, the moronic mogul just says no -- and maybe he's onto something
In L.A., a luxe multiplex is redefining the moviegoing experience
Lucy Liu and other celebs are pleading poverty in a PSA
The finest geek minds we could find test their mettle against the Great American Pop Culture Quiz
Banishing the media from the red carpet on Oscar night strikes this fella as a misguided attempt at patriotism
And it's an even sadder day in Moviesville when our writer bids a not-so-fond farewell to the ''Big'' box office hit
Boldly going where most comic writers fear to tread, Joel Stein offers up some gems to the innuendo-happy judge
Snoop Dogg and his pal Bishop Don Magic Juan teach our man J-Fizzle how to crank out ''crackalackin'' new words
In defense of Frenchie: At what point does someone's past become too real for reality TV?
Show Storm
Can too many naked chefs spoil a convention? Our brave columnist investigates how a syndicated TV series is born.
Joel Stein goes backstage with his former ''Man Show'' boss
Neither jazz pants nor long hours nor utter humiliation will keep some people from Super Bowl glory
Why should Joe Millionaire shock us? Secrets and fibs always pave the road to happily ever after.
Just what makes celebs go to such great lengths (or depths) to recapture the warmth of the lost spotlight?
A visit to CBS' marketing center in Las Vegas reveals the highly scientific process it takes to create a TV show
Our bold columnist braves Dungeons & Dragons (and disses) with Lord of the Rings master Elijah Wood
Poop-scooping Ozzy? Shoplifting Winona? The biggest winners of 2002 were losers.