It’s David Letterman’s comedy world

04/04/2014 4:02 pm1 comment
President Barack Obama reacts to a photograph during an interview with David Letterman during a taping of the "Late Show with David Letterman" at the Ed Sullivan Theater in New York, New York, September 18, 2012.

    By Todd Leopold CNN   (CNN) — There was a time when there was nothing like David Letterman on television. Letterman was the guy who dropped bowling balls and watermelons from the roof of a tall building. Letterman was the guy who had a writer come on to [...]

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Hollywood Walk of Fame Blooms With Orlando

04/02/2014 3:19 pm0 comments
Orlando Bloom and his son Flynn as he is honored with a Star on the Walk of Fame.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Orlando Bloom received the 2,521st star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame today at a ceremony honoring a career highlighted by starring roles in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy and three “   ” films. Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker, who starred with Bloom in the 2013 [...]

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Pharrell Williams joining ‘The Voice’

04/01/2014 4:29 pm0 comments
Pharrell Williams joining ‘The Voice’

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — Yet another reason for fans of “The Voice” to get “Happy.” NBC tweeted confirmation on Monday that Pharrell Williams will be joining the show as a coach for Season 7 of the reality singing competition. “Okay, we can OFFICIALLY say it! [...]

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No one knows who he is or why he made the photographs

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Mystery Man Photo Exhibit

  By Dana Ford CNN   (CNN) — He smiles. He stares. He sits without apparent expression. Who is he? That’s the question historians are trying to answer after a collection surfaced of some 450 photo booth portraits, taken of the same man over what appears to be decades. No [...]

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New Michael Jackson album coming in May: ‘Xscape’

03/31/2014 3:39 pm0 comments
Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday.

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Eight previously unheard Michael Jackson songs will be released on a new album in May, Epic Records announced Monday. The late pop icon’s music has been “contemporized” by several producers who Epic Chairman L.A. Reid believes have the “gravitas, depth and range [...]

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Joe Mantegna Gets Lifetime Achievement Award from Hollywood Chamber

03/28/2014 4:04 pm0 comments
Joe Mantegna  receives  Lifetime
Achievement Award

Photo by Gary McCarthy.

HOLLYWOOD (CNS) – Actor Joe Mantegna, known for his roles in “The Godfather Part III” and the CBS series “Criminal Minds,” received a Lifetime Achievement Award today from the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Mantegna, who also voices the character Fat Tony on “ ,” received the award during a special [...]

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Mantecore, the white tiger that attacked during Siegfried & Roy show, dies

03/26/2014 2:53 pm0 comments
Mantecore, the white tiger whose co-starring role in Siegfried and Roy's illusion-packed Las Vegas act was overshadowed by one visceral act of violence, has died. The big cat was 17.

  By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux and Melodi Smith CNN   (CNN) — Mantecore, the white tiger whose co-starring role in illusion-packed Las Vegas act was overshadowed by one visceral act of violence, has died. The big cat was 17. Mantecore died March 19, wrote Siegfried Fischbacher on the duo’s Facebook page [...]

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‘Captain America’ is ready to retire

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"The Avengers" - the superhero equivalent of a musical supergroup - is kicking off the summer movie season as a hit with a wide spectrum of moviegoers. Chris Evans plays 'Captain America.'

  ‘ By Breeanna Hare CNN   Chris Evans is ready to hang up his cape. The Marvel star, who leads the studio’s “Captain America” movies and plays the patriotic superhero in the “Avengers” franchise, tells Variety magazine that he’s looking forward to quitting acting altogether. “I’ve known for a [...]

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The Bold and the Beautiful Bernard

03/24/2014 4:48 pm1 comment
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Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles City Councilman Bernard Parks will appear on the “The Bold and the Beautiful” as part of an effort to draw attention to pets in local shelters that need adopting. The cameo features Parks, who was on the set today, explaining why adopting animals from [...]

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Gwar lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

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GWAR lead singer Dave Brockie dead at 50

  By Alan Duke CNN   (CNN) — Gwar lead singer died Sunday, his manager said Monday. Brockie was 50. “His body was found Sunday by his band mate at his home in Richmond, Virginia,” Gwar manager Jack Flanagan said in a statement on the group’s website. An autopsy will [...]

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