| Feb 1, 2013
| 9:39 AM
Who wins a Pulitzer Prize for being funny? Dave Barry, that's who. Technically, he won the prize for commentary for his columns at the Miami Herald -- where his job was, and is, "to write about issues ranging from the international economy to exploding...
| May 13, 2013
| 8:15 AM
How do you punish Springfield's ultimate grade-school delinquent? A 10-year-old troublemaker who has been disciplined hundreds of times over the last 24 years? In Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons" on Fox, Bart is sentenced to the harshest form of pre-...
| May 13, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Psychologist and columnist Dr. Joyce Brothers, who died Monday at the age of 85, won the top prize in 1955 on the popular TV game show "The $64,000 Question" on the subject of boxing.
Smart, attractive and fearless, Brothers' media career quickly...
| May 14, 2013
| 6:30 AM
R&B star Janelle Monáe will step in for an ailing Aretha Franklin at an upcoming concert with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Franklin was under doctor’s orders to withdraw from the May 20 “Corporate Night” fundraiser, according to the...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:33 PM
Don Payne, an award-winning writer and producer of "The Simpsons" and screenwriter of the 2011 blockbuster "Thor" as well as "My Super Ex-Girlfriend" and "Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer," died Tuesday at his home in Los Angeles, said his friend...
| May 14, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Legally Blonde" is headed for the high seas.
Norwegian Cruise Lines will bring the Tony-nominated Broadway musical on board its Getaway, a 4,028-passenger ship set to debut in January 2014.
And "Blonde" isn't the only musical to sail.
| May 7, 2013
| 11:06 AM
Fans of "The Simpsons" are in mourning over the death of a woman most of them never met: series co-creator Matt Groening's mother, Margaret Groening. For most, she will be forever linked with Marge Simpson, her animated namesake.
A paid obituary...
| May 16, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sriracha, the incredibly popular Asian condiment that has gone so far beyond mainstream it's practically "everystream," earned another distinction recently when Trader Joe’s introduced its own branded version.
The red sauce with the familiar...
| May 3, 2013
| 2:47 PM
Sigur Rós members are adding themselves to the long list of musicians who have gotten drawn into the crazy world of “The Simpsons.”
The Icelandic art rock outfit will guest star in and compose music for the long-running animated Fox sitcom....
| Jul 16, 2012
| 4:33 PM
Maggie Simpson is in the spotlight in “The Longest Daycare,” the animated short that precedes screenings of “Ice Age: Continental Drift” ......
| Apr 10, 2012
| 9:37 PM
Matt Groening has long kept the actual home state of "The Simpson's" Springfield vague. But in a new interview, Matt Groening reveals that the Simpsons' home city is based on Springfield, Ore....