| Jan 7, 2014
| 2:36 PM
Mindy Kaling has slammed the lid down on the brouhaha surrounding her Elle magazine cover, one of four shots featuring different ladies for the mag's Women in TV Issue.
And she's done it by being funny, which makes it even better.
"I love my...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 1:03 PM
When Kevin Spacey showed up at the Oscars as a presenter earlier this month, he came prepared with a very shrewd bit, adopting the persona of Frank Underwood, his character on "House of Cards. "And I sing," he drawled from the stage, to the evident...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Ask any random group of patrons of the Orange County theater world, and they can probably tell you that Hal Landon Jr. has played Ebenezer Scrooge in South Coast Repertory's "A Christmas Carol" for the last 34 years.
What they may not know is that...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Following the success of his film "Now You See Me," Louis Leterrier is ready to enter the the world of espionage and is on board to direct Sacha Baron Cohen's spy-action comedy "Grimsby" for Paramount.
Baron Cohen and Phil Johnston sold the film as a...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 8:30 PM
Marvel fans already are calling the company's upcoming touring show "Marvel Universe Live!" "Cirque du Marvel."
And that's not necessarily a bad thing.
Marvel used New York Comic Con to unveil the first look at its ambitious new traveling show that...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 2:33 PM
There's a moment in "Death and Harry Houdini," the dazzling House Theatre of Chicago show that has returned for an encore engagement this summer, when Dennis Watkins tells those seated in the back rows of the Chopin Theatre to stand up, so they can see....
| Dec 19, 2012
| 12:21 PM
Step back, Scrooge. There's another Dickens hit in town — but only for a few days. Step lively if you want to snag a ducat before it departs.
"Dickens' Women," first performed by star and co-creator Miriam Margolyes in 1989, closes out a...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 2:24 PM
"As everybody knows," sings Charles Dickens, "I started writing prose."
Under the 19th-century facial hair is English actor and musician Mathew Baynton. He presents the life and works of Charles Dickens in a three-minute pop song that sounds like it...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:42 PM
The latest hire at WESH-Channel 2: Reporter Travell Eiland, who will join the NBC affiliate on Oct. 22 and work the night shift. He has been working at WAPT in Jackson, Miss. WAPT and WESH are both owned by Hearst Television. Eiland also has worked at...
| May 24, 2013
| 11:23 AM
Pretty much a Will Ferrell movie without Will Ferrell - since he has reveled in spoofing such professions as newscasting, auto racing and figure skating - this parody of the magic business casts Steve Carell and Steve Buscemi as veteran illusionists who...
| May 21, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Growing up, John Edward Szeles wanted to be a magician similar to one of his heroes, David Copperfield. But during a high school talent show, he realized he would never be a great magician. His childhood dream didn't end there, though. Szeles, who goes by...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 9:14 PM
When Jim Gaffigan plays the Chicago Theatre this weekend, it will be a homecoming of sorts for the Northwest Indiana native.
His comedy makes no effort to hide his love for the simple things of Midwestern life. He talks openly about his love of food and...