| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In 1969, Jay Silverheels, the Mohawk Indian actor who played Tonto in the hit 1950s TV show "The Lone Ranger," appeared in character on "The Tonight Show," where Johnny Carson conducted a mock job interview.
"Worked 30 years as faithful sidekick for...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 11:50 AM
Music publicist and advocate for LBGT rights Shane Bitney Crone was in Washington two weeks ago when the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and left standing a ruling overturning Proposition 8, clearing the way for same-sex...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:00 AM
In a week Steve Grand went from being an unknown to the latest viral celebrity after uploading his first music video, “All-American Boy,” to YouTube.
The song, a country-tinged pop-rock ballad, could have easily gone unnoticed as just...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
As talk of a boycott against the movie of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" began to gain traction last week, I found myself thinking about the project not as a story, but rather as a crucible of sorts. The film has come under scrutiny because of Card&...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 9:23 AM
Satellite radio company Sirius XM Radio Inc. is launching a rebranded political talk channel for left-leaning audiences next week called "SiriusXM Progress."
The channel, formerly known as "SiriusXM Left," will debut Monday and feature an afternoon...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Jesse Dylan, a Los Angeles filmmaker and the son of Bob Dylan, released a short film on Friday in defense of MOCA’s “embattled” director Jeffrey Deitch, who resigned from the museum on Wednesday.
“People are resistant to change;...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Melissa McCarthy, starring in "The Heat" (which opens Friday) with Sandra Bullock, is a talented comedic actress, on screens big ("Bridesmaids") and small ("Mike and Molly"). But she seems to have had to spend a lot of time talking to interviewers...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
NBC and CNN have both pulled the plug on projects about potential presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.
In July, NBC announced with fanfare that it was developing a four-hour minseries about Clinton and had tapped Diane Lane to portray the...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Rielle Hunter is sorry. Very, very sorry. Extremely, lots of, super sorry. And then some.
Because that's how sorry you have to be when it's years after the fact?
Hunter, infamous for her affair with then-presidential hopeful John Edwards, an affair...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:00 PM
On Wednesday night's "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit," Detective John Munch, played by Richard Belzer, retired. And in a fitting send-off the fictional cops of New York's 16th precinct threw him a roast.
Belzer's time playing the perpetually...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:18 AM
After the coffee. Before the New York Times comes back online.
The Skinny: Anyone reading "Gone Girl"? I'm apparently late to the psychopathic party. Another reading recommendation: A deep interview with Paul DePodesta, of "Moneyball" fame, on the...