Justin Kaplan, an author and cultural historian with a taste for troublemaking who wrote a definitive, Pulitzer Prize-winning biography of Mark Twain and spiced the popular canon as general editor of Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations, has died.
NEW YORK (AP) _ Ratings for the Academy Awards telecast in the nation’s biggest television markets are up 7 percent over last year. The Nielsen company said Monday that New York, Kansas City, Mo., and […]
“12 Years a Slave” won the best picture Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards. Also winning Oscars for best actress and best actor were Cate Blanchett for “Blue Jasmine” and Matthew McConaughey for “Dallas Buyers Club.” Lupita Nyong’o of “12 Years a Slave,” and Jared Leto of “Dallas Buyers Club” took supporting acting honors. The Academy Awards were handed out Sunday night in Los Angeles.
List of winners at Sunday’s 86th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Best Picture: “12 Years a Slave.” Actor: Matthew McConaughey, “Dallas Buyers Club.” Actress: Cate Blanchett, “Blue […]
Every February, Toy Fair comes to New York City. This trade show allows all the toy companies from around the world to show off their newest products, and every toymaker from Lego to Mattel to Hasbro are there with previews of the year’s hottest new toys.
Organizers say Dolly Parton will play Britain’s Glastonbury Festival on June 29.
Essence magazine, known for celebrating black women, held its first ceremony honoring the achievements of African-American men in Hollywood, leading up to Sunday’s Oscar ceremony.
National Enquirer apologized to David Bar Katz for running false interview with the playwright and friend of Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Less than a week after it announced it was closing after 74 years, the kosher Crown Market in West Hartford may have a second life.
Actor-writer-director Harold Ramis, best known for his on-screen roles in the comedies “Ghostbusters” and “Stripes” has died. He also co-wrote “Animal House” and directed “Caddyshack” and “Groundhog Day.”
James Maslow, Kendall Schmidt, Logan Henderson and Carlos Pena Jr. of Nickelodeon’s Big Time Rush perform during their free concert for families on July 22, 2013 in Newtown, Connecticut. (Photo credits: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for […]