| May 20, 2009
From 100,000 singers... to the Season 8 American Idol winner. This is it!
Kris and Adam are dressed in white.. and the crowd goes crazy when he announces THIS is American Idol. HEY! It's Janice Dickinson, the world's first supermodel! 100-million votes...
| May 21, 2009
One of New Jersey's most notorious attorneys is behind bars, accused of trying to have government informants killed in order to keep his own clients out of prison. 53-year-old Paul Bergrin, a former Assistant US Attorney, faces a life sentence if found...
| May 21, 2009
| 11:10 AM
Minutes before Kris Allen was announced as the new American Idol, he and Adam Lambert sang "We Are the Champions," the 1977 smash by the rock band Queen. As the pyrotechnics sizzled and a large choir (including this year's other "Idol" finalists) backed...
| Jan 19, 2009
WASHINGTON — It was a day that combined high-minded political rhetoric with the very best of pop culture. Tens of thousands of citizens, a throng more than a mile long on the National Mall, braved cold weather and long security lines to attend a...
| Feb 8, 2009
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| Aug 18, 2008
SPEND AN hour or so with Bonnie Hunt these days and you come away convinced she's got a daytime talk show inside her head.
The only question now is whether she and her producers can extract and polish that vision within the next three weeks, when "The...
| Oct 17, 2008
The thing about honey is that it's not just sweet, but awfully gooey.
That goes for the new film The Secret Life of Bees, too. Is the sweetness worth the stickiness in this maudlin American Sisterhood of the Traveling Green Tomatoes?
It's a writerly...
| Nov 3, 2008
The makers of "The Secret Life of Bees" worried that white moviegoers might hesitate supporting a movie with a nearly all-black cast. After the film's third weekend in theaters, it's not only clear that white ticket buyers are not staying away, but also...
| Nov 6, 2008
Jheryl Busby, a music executive who led a revival of Motown Records while president and chief executive of the company from 1988 to 1995, was found dead Tuesday in a hot tub at his home in Malibu. He was 59.
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| Nov 10, 2008
The nominees for the 35th Annual People's Choice Awards were announced on Monday (Nov. 10), providing their usual populist contrast to the Emmys, Oscars and Grammys.
While the Oscars may be prone to honoring things like "No Country For Old Men" and the...
| May 9, 2008
The most annoying expression-turned-official city slogan ever is now a major motion picture starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher. Finally! They play a pair of odd-couple New Yorkers whose initial hostility is followed by more hostility, then by the...