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  • Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters

    Tom Hanks' new app an homage to manual typewriters
    A new app for the iPad aims to recreate the nostalgic sense of typing on a manual typewriter, but ramped up to meet the demands of digital-age word processing. The brainchild of Oscar-winning actor and collector of vintage typewriters Tom Hanks, the app,...
  • There's a post-Katrina joie de vivre in New Orleans

    In a traditional New Orleans jazz funeral, mourners follow a brass band playing dirges. When they leave the cemetery, the music changes tempo — "Oh, when the saints go marchin' in" — and everyone dances, celebrating the deceased and the gift...
  • Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly split up

    Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly split up
    Meg Ryan and John Mellencamp have reportedly called it quits after more than three years of dating.  Blame it on Indiana, People says. That would be where Mellencamp lives, was born and has said he plans to die -- while Ryan, 52, has been a New Yorker...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Detonates North Korean Thriller 'Opposite Number'

    LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit North Korean political thriller "Opposite Number." The 10-part drama series has been penned by British playwright and screenwriter Matt Charman, who wrote the original script for Steven Spielberg's...
  • U.K.'s Channel 4 Detonates North Korean Thriller 'Opposite Number'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - LONDON -- U.K. broadcaster Channel 4 has greenlit North Korean political thriller "Opposite Number." The 10-part drama series has been penned by British playwright and screenwriter Matt Charman, who wrote the original script...
  • David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?

    David Letterman's retirement plans: A Ken Burns doc?
    David Letterman seemed to be considering his post-retirement plans out loud when he interviewed documentary filmmaker Ken Burns on Wednesday's "Late Show." Burns was promoting his upcoming seven-part, 14-hour PBS documentary "The Roosevelts."...
  • Tom Hanks, Smokey Bear at governor's mansion

    Tom Hanks, Smokey Bear at governor's mansion
    Two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks was at the governor's mansion Monday evening, popping in either after or during an event for the state's Department of Forestry. That's Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry Todd Haymore on the far right there, along with...
  • Icon Acquires U.K. Rights to Tom Hanks Starrer 'A Hologram for the King'

    LONDON -- Icon Film Distribution has acquired U.K. rights to Tom Tykwer's comedic drama "A Hologram for the King," which stars Tom Hanks. Tykwer, who co-directed Hanks in "Cloud Atlas" with the Wachowski siblings, adapted the script to "Hologram" from...
  • How Colin Hanks Scared Up an Emmy Nom With Timid 'Fargo' Role

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - It was not a promising beginning. When Colin Hanks got the screenplay for the first episode of Noah Hawley's "Fargo," a miniseries inspired by but not based on the Coen brothers movie, Hanks' character - timid...
  • Tom Hanks Launches Free Manual-Typewriter iPad App

    Tom Hanks is now in the app business. The award-winning thesp has launched a free app for Apple's iPad, Hanx Writer, that emulates the aural and visual experience of a manual typewriter -- a personal passion of Hanks -- but with modern conveniences...
  • Glen Burnie West: It's another farewell at St. Paul's; this time, its principal

    Glen Burnie West: It's another farewell at St. Paul's; this time, its principal
    The congregation at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church is saying a lot of goodbyes lately. First, senior pastor the Rev. George Black retired. Last week, music director Joel Hinck and his family left so that Hinck can attend seminary school....
  • Emmys Behind the Scenes: From Streisand's Shoe Crisis to Jimmy Fallon's Springsteen Send-up

    By Steve Pond LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - They don't have the glamour and prestige (or the ratings) of the Oscars, the enormous scale of the Grammys, the looseness of the Golden Globes or the class of the Kennedy Center Honors. They blow through emcees...