| Aug 18, 2014
| 10:05 PM
Don Pardo, the legendary NBC announcer whose deep, resonant voice was heard for more than three decades on "Saturday Night Live," has died. He was 96.
Pardo died Monday evening, according to NBC spokesman Rich Licata. The cause was not given, but...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:11 PM
Allentown native Fred Galle is a busy man. With roles in more than a half-dozen new films, including the now-playing "Let's Be Cops," the actor never seems to stop working.
"If a movie was shot on the East Coast, I'm probably in it," Galle says.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 7:07 AM
When Connecticut author Wally Lamb's book, "She's Come Undone," gained national recognition in 1997 – after being featured in Oprah Winfrey's popular book club – there was a lot of talk about making the story into a film.
The movie rights...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It was "Dead Poets Society" that did it. That was the movie that pushed me over the edge from casual moviegoer to full-blown film junkie, the one that sent me back to the video store night after night looking for my next fix, desperate to discover other...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 1:52 PM
Maya Rudolph is still making baby news nearly a year after giving birth to her fourth child.
The "Saturday Night Live" alum, 42, who welcomed her fourth child last year, only just filed the birth certificate for her newest family member.
| Aug 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After creating fake ads for dubious products like Mom Jeans, Little Chocolate Donuts, the Bathroom Monkey and the CNN Pregnancy Test, "Saturday Night Live" is developing a stronger interest in real ones.
Broadway Video, the production company behind...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 2:20 PM
Lana Del Rey might have been making a joke. She probably was making some sort of joke when she was talking about the meaning of her tune " ... My Way Up to the Top."
But it's much more fun to take the singer's words as if they were uttered in stone-cold...
| Aug 2, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Vincent Kartheiser of "Mad Men" has listed his tiny Hollywood bungalow at $808,000.
At the center of a walled and gated lot of 2,325 square feet is a vintage bungalow that was built in 1912 and has been reworked into an open-concept pied-a-terre. The...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 5:45 AM
Seth Meyers is preternaturally calm. This may seem hard to believe, as he has a weeknightly gig hosting "Late Night" and is all set to host the fast-approaching 66th Primetime Emmy Awards. But this particular funnyman is also eminently practical.
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:20 AM
Although they are on tour together as Steely Dan at the moment, Donald Fagen and Walter Becker have little reason to interact with the media.
The current theater shows are easy to sell out, the last album they had to promote was more than a decade ago,...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Emmy nominations produced more than the usual amount of weeping and gnashing of teeth this year, with a number of worthy series and performances going unnoticed. Is it time to overhaul the system? Times television critic Mary McNamara and The Envelope's...
| Aug 1, 2014
A more ponderous proposition there is not than a scholarly analysis of what comedy is and why we laugh at something. Take Arthur Schopenhauer — please. Humor, Schopenhauer writes, can be "traced to a syllogism in the first figure with an...