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Entertainment News Archive - April 07, 2008

By Scott D. Pierce Deseret Morning News Rumors are running rampant that ABC is maneuvering to pick up not one but two sitcoms cast off by other networks. NBC canceled "Scrubs" last week. ABC is expected to pick up the show for an 18-episode final season, if it hasn't done so already.

By Stephen Glover ON THE PRESS This column tries to be as even-handed and dispassionate as possible in a fallen world. I do my best not to spare the newspapers I write for. But the piece that follows is not cool and objective. It is partisan, one-sided - and right.

Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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