| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:52 PM
There are roles worth shaving your head for … I'm thinking Anne Hathaway's severely shorn locks in "Les Misérables," Ben Kingsley's meditative pate in "Gandhi," and Oscars for both. Buzzed is an easy way to say tough with real conviction —...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:05 AM
The Connecticut Department of Corrections claims the right to ban violent, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable books and magazines from prison libraries if they do not have any "redeeming literary, educational or scientific value." Last month,...
| Sep 19, 2013
| 12:08 PM
Jesus, Malcolm X and Che may be unlikely topics for comedy, but Russell Brand has enlisted them for his "Messiah Complex" tour.
The British comedian plays Hard Rock Live at 8 p.m. Saturday at Universal CityWalk, Orlando. Brand is in the headlines lately...
| Sep 23, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Mike Trout takes a vicious swing at a 91-mph fastball and an earsplitting crack echoes through the Tampa Bay Rays' domed stadium. The drive screams off his bat at 112 mph and travels 458 feet, the longest home run this season at Tropicana Field.
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:19 PM
Idris Elba isn't afraid of his shadowy past. Actually, the actor seems to find revealing his secrets cathartic, as noted in his profile for GQ's October issue.
The 41-year-old British actor rose to fame as a drug kingpin on HBO's critically acclaimed...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 9:32 PM
Anybody else wondering what sort of nonsense has led to our doing a season-finale-type recap show only four episodes into the second half of Season 3, Dance Moms nation? Were Cathy and Abby too busy to film this week's episode? Did 10tensity Dance...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The unexpected death of James Gandolfini, who was best known for his work on the series "The Sopranos," recently re-ignited the conversation over How Much Television has Changed, which has become so intense and widespread in the last few years that...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 12:53 PM
Susan Hahn was editor of TriQuarterly for 14 years. She is author of a recent novel, “The Six Granddaughters of Cecil Slaughter”; nine books of poetry, including “Self/Pity” and “The Scarlet Ibis”; and...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Does a comedy about a government's Big Brother-like surveillance trivialize the issue -- or can deft satire raise awareness of abuses of power?
Either way, CondÃ© Nast is hoping people click on Wired magazine's first scripted series, "Codefellas," a 12-...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Joanna Krupa had a "million dollar" wedding when she married businessman Romain Zago earlier this week.
The Polish-born model-turned-"Real Housewives of Miami" star married Zago, a nightclub impresario, on Thursday. The couple got hitched "in a...
| May 24, 2013
| 1:48 PM
"Can you give mommy a cue? Are you hungry?" 21-year-old Alexis Neiers cooed to her crying newborn in the middle of a faux-upscale Calabasas restaurant last week. "When she puts her hands in her mouth, she's hungry. Right now, she's just tired. Maybe a...
| May 23, 2013
| 1:31 PM
Right about the time you're settling down for some Memorial Day barbecue and beverages on Monday, the Cubs and White Sox will renew their Crosstown Classic rivalry. This year it's only four games—two at each ballpark—and they're all back to...