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  • Stephen King versus Edgar Allan Poe -- the 'Epic Rap Battle'

    Stephen King versus Edgar Allan Poe -- the 'Epic Rap Battle'
    I didn't think it could be done. But in Season 3 of the web series "Epic Rap Battles of History," Stephen King and Edgar Allan Poe throw down. And it works. Of course, Poe's poem "The Raven" is a good starting point, an easily adaptible text. Here's the...
  • Laura Mennell Joins Syfy's 'Haven'

    "The Watchmen" actress Laura Mennell will become the newest resident on Syfy's "Haven" when she joins the series in the recurring role of Dr. Erin Reid, an epidemiologist from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who fears the town of Haven is...
  • Open your eyes to a new kind of 'Carrie'

    Open your eyes to a new kind of 'Carrie'
    They came in abundance on Thursday night to the Richard Christiansen Theater to sneer at Carrie, to mock her telekinetic powers, to laugh at her symbiotic relationship with pig's blood, to chortle at her fate. They came to poke fun at a girl who in 1988...
  • Stephen King's 'A Good Marriage' Scares Up U.S. Distribution

    Screen Media Films has acquired North American rights to thriller "A Good Marriage," adapted from Stephen King's short story from the collection "Full Dark, No Stars." King wrote the screenplay, and Peter Askin directed the film, starring Joan Allen,...
  • No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead

    No summer vacation for network TV; it has big plans instead
    This post has been updated. See below for details. The summer blockbusters are coming. And to see them, you don't even need to get off your sofa. The TV networks are pouring unprecedented amounts of money — and some very creative deal-making...
  • In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'

    In defense of Billy Corgan's 'Siddhartha'
    "Play normal music!" The woman yelling this at Neil Young stood three rows away from him at the Rosemont Theater in 2004. Between each song, as he spoke to the crowd about the next chapter in "Greendale," the theatrical rock play he was presenting...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • '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,...
  • Have you heard The Fog Horn's call?

    Have you heard The Fog Horn's call?
    This post has been corrected. See the note below. Quinn Emmett is a Los Angeles-based actor and a screenwriter. But he has also, perhaps surprisingly, found himself as the editor and publisher of the Fog Horn, a new digital literary magazine. Publishing...
  • Scary Men Different From Scary Women

    With Halloween trying to sneak up on us, it's time to look without fear at the differences between what makes men scary and what makes women scary. For example, your male villain in a horror movie must have third-degree peeling burns and open sores over...