| Jul 8, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Why the long face, Mr. Depp?
Perhaps because there’s no question “The Lone Ranger” is a catastrophe.
Produced for close to $250 million, the Johnny Depp-starring update of the old radio and television serial grossed a measly $29.4...
| Jun 16, 2008
IN A very short time, Hulu has rocketed from nothing to being one of the top video destinations on the Internet. We've all heard the years of trade-show claptrap about television-Web "convergence," but Hulu has come as close as possible to turning your...
| Apr 24, 2011
RICHARD J. DORSO
Talent agent, TV exec, boutique owner
Richard J. "Dick" Dorso, 101, whose lengthy Hollywood career ranged from talent agent to television writer and producer to haberdasher, died April 6 at his home in Los Angeles, his family said....
| Apr 21, 2011
Bassist-keyboardist for TV on the Radio
Gerard Smith, bassist-keyboardist for the Brooklyn-based art-rock group TV on the Radio, died Wednesday after a battle with lung cancer, the band announced on its website. He was 36.
| Jul 16, 2010
Editor's Note: Numerous instances of plagiarism have been discovered in Dan Kimber’s “Education Matters” column, which ran in the News- Press from September 2003 to September 2011. In those columns where plagiarism has been found, a...
| Feb 7, 2011
| 5:57 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Unlike most frantic new fathers, Elton John isn't stressed out about the two very different offspring in his life: newborn Zachary Jackson Levon and "Gnomeo & Juliet," an animated film that he's been parenting for more than a...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 6:45 PM
We’ll get a taste of what it's like to be a Hollywood celebrity with a new Facebook game called FameTown.
It’s modeled after games like FarmVille, except you try to become a Hollywood star and instead of a farmer.
You earn “favors&...
| May 27, 2011
Minus the self-congratulation and TV industry dialectics — the vividly recalled meetings, the anecdotes in which the on-air talent receives recognition/reaches pinnacle of career/wins a Sports Emmy — there's some pretty good stuff in the new...
| May 31, 2011
| 12:31 PM
President Obama on Tuesday nominated former Edison International Chairman and Chief Executive John E. Bryson to be Commerce Secretary, tapping an environmental lawyer-turned-corporate executive in hopes of reaching out to a business community that has...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:00 AM
You all know who Steve Guttenberg is. He's the guy from Diner, Police Academy and Three Men and a Baby. Well, he's going to be visiting the Avon Theatre to promote his new memoir The Guttenerg Bible (heh), which documents his early days struggling in...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 12:30 PM