| Feb 21, 2014
J.K. Rowling made some news when she admitted to Emma Watson in an interview that she now believes that Hermione Granger should have been romantically paired with Harry Potter, rather than Ron Weasley.
Speaking to the actress who brought Hermione to...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:53 AM
Fifty came with a televised bash, celebrity friends and a black-tie dinner, but Oprah Winfrey will have a low-key 60th birthday at home in California on Wednesday.
The billionaire media entrepreneur will have a "quiet dinner" in the seaside town of...
| Jan 31, 2014
In general, I try to take an ecumenical approach to books and reading in this space. Sure, I have my own prejudices, but I take care not to impose them on others.
For example, I've tried three separate times to read "The Da Vinci Code" and can't...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 5:33 AM
Starbucks will expand its evening alcohol and light bites menu, which includes bacon-wrapped dates and Malbec wine, to thousands of stores, Chief Operating Officer Troy Alstead said in a phone interview.
The rollout, which can help boost sales, will...
| Feb 28, 2014
We may not have the luxury of actually employing a butler, but thanks to shows like "Downton Abbey" and "Upstairs Downstairs," and movies like "The Butler," we have become familiar with the idea of employing someone to manage the household. And though...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 2:30 PM
"I cannot prepare you for what's going to happen," says Jeff Bridges in the new trailer for his latest film "The Giver."
That may be true, but fans can at least catch a glimpse of what's to come in the new movie, based on Lois Lowry's beloved novel of...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:06 AM
Though not a household name, L’Wren Scott dressed fashion’s A-list.
First lady Michelle Obama wore a raspberry-colored design by Scott with peacock-blue kitten heels on the cover of Harper’s Bazaar in November 2010. Amy Adams wore a...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 4:04 PM
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Jay Leno's send-off as the host of NBC's late-night talk show the "Tonight Show" drew 14.6 million viewers, Nielsen Media Research said on Friday, topping the audience that bid adieu to the host when he left the show for the...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 9:37 AM
The LGBT advocacy organization GLAAD announced the nominees for its 25th Media Awards on Thursday, with television series such as "Orange Is the New Black," "The Fosters," "Modern Family" and "Orphan Black" earning recognition.
For outstanding drama...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 2:50 PM
Lindsay Lohan is back — only this time, instead of in court or in the lenses of the paparazzi, she'll be on TV once a week with Oprah Winfrey at the helm.
A preview of "Lindsay," a docu-series that premieres Sunday on OWN, hit the Internet Tuesday...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 10:36 AM
DJ Sennett likes to prank people. His channel on YouTube, called the Public Prankster includes video of him pretending to drink Windex at a store to shock people, staging pot deals where actors trade actual cooking pots in place of drugs, and pulling a...