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  • 'What Jackie Taught Us' -- understanding Jackie Kennedy Onassis

    "Chocolate comes from cocoa, which comes out of a tree. Therefore, chocolate counts as salad," as the new saying goes. And for an old saying, we'll use Richard Wilbur's mysterious one. He was Poet Laureate in 1987. He wrote: "We milk the cow of the world,...
  • Stephen King's 'The Stand' Getting Another Director

    Josh Boone may be the next director to attempt to take on a feature version of Stephen King's post-apocalyptic novel "The Stand" for Warner Bros. and CBS Films. Boone is in early talks to helm the film, which previously had Scott Cooper, Ben Affleck...
  • Social Media Buzz: 'Rio 2′ to Fly High Above Box Office

    Does digital data offer indicators that can be used to monitor marketing effectiveness and predict box office success even before awareness turns into intent? We analyzed this weekend's new movies across Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Google (the...
  • CBS' Leslie Moonves paid $67 million in 2013; Redstone gets $57 million

    CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves remains the king of media compensation. The 64-year-old television executive and Beverly Hills resident was awarded a $66.9-million compensation package last year, according to a Securities and Exchange...
  • 'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding

    'Game of Thrones': Fans react with glee to Purple Wedding
    "Game of Thrones" continues to give the commitment-phobic plenty of reasons to avoid weddings. Fans have only just recovered from the shock and horror of last season's Red Wedding when, in Sunday's episode "The Lion and the Rose," yet another nuptial...
  • Mark Twain House Comeback

    Mark Twain House Comeback
    It took a little ice cream, some beer, a lot of visiting authors and a staff eager to try new things in a city that clings to old ways. And it worked. Over the past five years, the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford has built on its foundation as a...
  • 'Tuck Everlasting' Joins 'Bull Durham' Musical Up at Bat at Alliance Theater

    "Tuck Everlasting," the tuner that had been targeting a Broadway run during the 2013-14 season before getting detoured, and the world preem of the musical adaptation of "Bull Durham" are among the titles on tap for the 2014-15 season at the Alliance...
  • 'Carrie' fails to scare off unstoppable 'Gravity' at the box office

    'Carrie' fails to scare off unstoppable 'Gravity' at the box office
    "Carrie" was unable to spook the unflappable "Gravity" at the box office this weekend, as the hit 3-D space drama easily claimed No. 1 for the third week in a row. Heading into the weekend, industry projections indicated the two films would be in a...
  • Go Away With ... R.L. Stine

    Go Away With ... R.L. Stine
    Thanks to the popularity of his "Goosebumps" novels, R.L. Stine, 69, is referred to by many fans as the Stephen King of children's books. He says that when he does book tours, he often meets people who said his books "traumatized" them when they were...
  • Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Dolores Claiborne' moody but conventional

    Review: San Francisco Opera's 'Dolores Claiborne' moody but conventional
    SAN FRANCISCO — A Stephen King opera had to happen. Many of his 56 novels have been made into movies and have spent time on bestseller lists, making King a king of pop culture accessibility — just what the opera world lusts after these days....
  • Should space epic 'Gravity' be afraid of supernatural 'Carrie'?

    Should space epic 'Gravity' be afraid of supernatural 'Carrie'?
    This post has been updated. Please see bottom for details. Will "Carrie" pull "Gravity" back down to earth this weekend? Since making its debut two weeks ago, Alfonso Cuaron's "Gravity" has proved to be a favorite at the box office, raking in $136...
  • Review: 'Carrie' hasn't evolved much since 1976

    Review: 'Carrie' hasn't evolved much since 1976
    "Carrie," the horror cult classic based on novelist Stephen King's great girl roar against bullies, body, religion and mom, is back on the big screen with more teen trauma than ever and a new party dress for the prom. And yet…. Directed by...