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  • From the archive: Towson's chance to cheer Olympians Phelps, Hoff

    <i>From the archive</i>: Towson's chance to cheer Olympians Phelps, Hoff
    It is the ultimate revenge for any kid who has been ridiculed for the way he looks, the ultimate fantasy. He triumphs over adversity. He grows up. He works hard. He excels. He wins international recognition. He attains great wealth. He is cheered by...
  • Sam Smith says chart-topping debut inspired by unrequited love

    LONDON (Reuters) - British singer Sam Smith, who is riding a tidal wave of chart success on both sides of the Atlantic with his debut album "In the Lonely Hour", said it was all inspired by his unrequited love for a man. Having previously not commented...
  • 10 Comics to Watch: Fortune Feimster Graduates From Late-Night to 'Cabot College'

    After 11 years living in Los Angeles, Fortune Feimster still hasn't been able to shake her North Carolina accent. That twang, plus a brash, unafraid-to-be-silly attitude that suggests a female Chris Farley, made for some pretty agonizing auditions early...
  • Five Comedy Incubations That Hatched Into Major Stars and Projects

    Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects. "A lot of...
  • iO performs final show in Wrigleyville

    iO performs final show in Wrigleyville
    When I talked with iO Theater proprietor Charna Halpern late Saturday night, she didn't seem particularly nostalgic about the Wrigleyville location she was leaving after nearly 20 years. "I'm not sad," she said. Not even a little bittersweet. Next week...
  • HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows

    HGTV builds into a top cable network on foundation of no-frills shows
    As hard as it may be to imagine, there was a time not so long ago when few Americans had ever heard the expression "man cave." In 1994, PBS' trusty "This Old House" was the best known of a handful of home-improvement programs on the airwaves. The idea...
  • TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'

    TV Picks: Emily Heller, Vanessa Bayer, 'Danger 5,' 'The Divide'
    "The Future With Emily Heller" and "Sound Advice With Vanessa Slater" (Above Average/YouTube). Two similarly structured, similarly themed good-things-in-small-packages series from the Broadway Video YouTube channel Above Average. (Lorne Michaels is the...
  • Shemar Moore, Anthony Anderson Pitch Sports Movies at 2014 ESPYS

    Hollywood and the sports world played together nicely for ESPN's 2014 ESPYS award ceremony. The mixture of stars, stand-up comedy and speeches at the annual telecast at L.A.'s Nokia Theatre created a light yet sometimes highly emotional atmosphere...
  • 'Saturday Night Live' loses three more cast members

    'Saturday Night Live' loses three more cast members
    Noel Wells and John Milhiser are leaving “Saturday Night Live,” sources said Tuesday, a day after Monday's departure of fellow former freshman player Brooks Wheelan. Nasim Pedrad is also exiting the sketch comedy show, but her departure comes...
  • Drake hoping to 'take over the Internet' as ESPYs host

    Drake hoping to 'take over the Internet' as ESPYs host
    Throughout his increasingly acclaimed music career, Drake has notched a range of accolades. Now he’s set to switch roles as the host of the ESPYs on Wednesday night at 6 at the Nokia Theatre at L.A. Live. Drake will be the 17th host of the ESPN-...
  • Is Brooks Wheelan Just the First to Go at 'Saturday Night Live'?

    Someone had to go. After a rebuilding season that wasn't nearly as awful as some critics made it out to be, first-year cast member Brooks Wheelan was shown the door Monday, announcing on Twitter he would not be returning for the 40th season in September....
  • 'SNL': Goodbye, Brooks Wheelan

    'SNL': Goodbye, Brooks Wheelan
    How do you like the trend of taking to Twitter to announce you've been fired? "Saturday Night Live" cast member Brooks Wheelan tweeted his news Monday: "Had a blast and loved every second of it. I'm totally honored to be able to make this next joke......