| May 28, 2014
| 3:09 PM
This weekend marks the Blackbeard Festival in Hampton. So gather 'round, maties, and learn the pirate lingo. Just in case it's been a while since your timbers were shivered, we've compiled a guide to pirate-speak.
Here are the basics:
It all begins...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 3:10 PM
The cable television thief had it so much easier in the 1990s. A simple set-top box, available for less than $100 in back-of-the-magazine advertisements, was often all it took to receive monthly programming for free.
Cable theft was everywhere, even...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 1:44 PM
To Jimmy Fallon,
Central Florida is looking forward to your visit later this month. Tickets to the tapings of the "Tonight Show" were gone in minutes.
To show how much we appreciate you visiting the number one tourist destination in the U.S., one...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:47 PM
Julia Louis-Dreyfus looks fantastic in the nude, photographed from behind for the cover of Rolling Stone magazine -- even if the faux-tattoo on her back is historically inaccurate.
Happily, the photographic faux-up seems right in line with the actress'...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Variety's Under the Radar series looks at movies and TV shows that deserve a closer look.
What: "Arab Labor"
Where to watch: KCET, LinkTV, linktv.org/arablabor
Why watch: The first Israeli series to show Palestinians speaking Arabic on primetime was...
| May 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Jerry Seinfeld has emerged as the world's wealthiest actor according to a new survey.
Conducted by Singapore-based Wealth-X, the survey estimates Seinfeld's fortune at $820 million. It is boosted to the tune of $400 million by last year's fifth...
| May 4, 2014
| 4:30 AM
When director Marc Webb spoke to the big crowd at the premiere of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" here, he didn't open by saluting the cast or welcoming the colorfully dressed fans at the Ziegfeld Theatre.
Instead, he gave thanks — to New York.
| Apr 1, 2014
| 6:30 AM
There was a time when Mike Judge feared that he'd missed the Google bus to the tech boom.
The writer-director, best known for creating MTV's "Beavis and Butthead," first thought of a TV series about the digital world in 1999. At the time, he was in...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 1:16 PM
Welcome to Questions of Characters, the monthly column that puts a name to some of the most familiar faces in movies, on television, the stage and commercials who either hail from Chicago or have spent enough time here to consider it home.
| Mar 23, 2014
| 3:19 PM
El veterano actor James Rebhorn, conocido por su rol en 'Homeland', 'White Collar' y decenas de programas de televisión y películas durante su carrera de cinco décadas, ha muerto de un melanoma, dijo su esposa, Rebecca Linn, el domingo. Rebhorn murió el...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 4:37 PM
Conan O'Brien is looking to get a jump on all the Dave, Jimmy and Jimmy talk by announcing his own late-night move next summer. He's going to become the first late-night host to broadcast his show from San Diego's Comic-Con International.
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:30 PM
John Pinette, a comedian known for his stand-up career and an appearance in the "Seinfeld" series finale, was found dead in a Pittsburgh hotel room on Saturday, according to reports. He was 50.
No cause of death has been released yet, though he was...