| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:31 PM
LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Joan Rivers' funeral on Sunday was Hollywood "all the way," just as the comedian requested in her 2012 book "I Hate Everyone ... Starting with Me."
Lights and cameras greeted celebrity attendants including Barbara Walters,...
| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Raunchy, gravelly-voiced and self-deprecating comedian Joan Rivers, who rose from Greenwich Village standup to occasional host of "The Tonight Show" and star of TV's "Fashion Police," died Sept 4. She was 81.
"She passed peacefully at 1:17 p.m....
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Jenny McCarthy is now the new girl on the block: The TV personality has married boy bander Donnie Wahlberg, her rep confirmed to The Times.
The former "View" panelist and the ex-New Kids on the Block member wed Sunday at Hotel Baker in Illinois,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 10:59 AM
The Gambrills-based dance group, the Bad Boys of Ballet, was eliminated Wednesday in the semifinal round of "America's Got Talent" after a whirlwind week.
The group was initially dismissed last week in the quarterfinals, but was saved by judge Mel B,...
| Aug 28, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The documentary "To Be Takei" is a buoyant, engaging look at the life of actor and activist George Takei, best known for his role as Hikaru Sulu in the original "Star Trek" TV series as well as in six "Star Trek" feature films.
In recent years, Takei,...
| Aug 30, 2014
What do Sting, Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have in common? All three have huge fortunes, and none of them are giving it to their kids.
Sting just revealed that most of his $300 million won't end up with his six adult children. "I certainly don't...
| Aug 27, 2014
| 7:54 AM
In one of the most underhyped farewells in recent memory, Chelsea Handler signed off from "Chelsea Lately" Tuesday night after seven years.
The finale on E! was sparsely promoted ahead of time by the network and just so happened to arrive on a day when...
| Aug 25, 2014
| 9:17 AM
There were servers walking around the 15th anniversary party for Mrskin.com Friday at the Chop Shop in Wicker Park with trays of mini-cupcakes. My friend grabbed one with vanilla frosting and I grabbed one with chocolate frosting. Right when I was about...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 3:04 PM
The Burbank Comedy Festival kicks off Sunday with Jeff Garlin, known for TV's "The Goldbergs" and "Curb Your Enthusiasm," leading a mix of established comics and up-and-comers from across the nation. Hosted by Flappers Comedy Club and Restaurant, the fest...
| Aug 16, 2014
| 2:01 PM
Although his levitating trick was featured prominently in "America's Got Talent" TV ads for this season, David Caserta's audition never aired during the show.
A magician known for levitating above the marquee of the State Theatre in Easton, Caserta says...
| Aug 24, 2014
| 4:56 PM
LAKE BUENA VISTA — A fantasy-football convention is really not much different from a Comic-Con gig. It can get a little freaky with the facepaint, getups and fanatical obsession with celebrities.
And then there are Comic-Con people in all their...
| Aug 21, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Another day, another celebrity split: This time Mariah Carey and husband Nick Cannon are believed to be heading for divorce.
They of the annual vow-renewal spectacular are living apart, according to TMZ, which reported that the divorce plans are a "done...