WASHINGTON (UPI) -- In an effort to disrespect and mock the Islamic State, members of the Reddit group 4chan have been editing recruitment photos to recast the terrorist group as a gang of rogue rubber ducks armed with ...Read more
LOS ANGELES--When they finished making "A Charlie Brown Christmas" 50 years ago, the producers sat back and looked at their work. And they thought: Good grief.
"We just thought it was a little slow, and it was certainly ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- In January 1978, Roman Polanski bought the last seat on a British Airways flight to London and never came back.
The celebrated director of "Rosemary's Baby" and "Chinatown" was out of jail after a 42-day ...Read more
LOS ANGELES (UPI) -- A newborn was rescued after being buried alive under the asphalt of a walkway and bike path in Compton, Calif., police said.
The crying of the baby was heard by two women walking along the path late ...Read more
The fiery combination of Sagittarius solar and Leo lunar influences will infuse the atmosphere with high energy, intensity and the spirit of expansion. This can bring good fortune, but it can also bring too much of a "...Read more
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LOS ANGELES -- Thanksgiving audiences stuffed themselves with helpings of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay -- Part 2" at the weekend box office. The finale of the young adult movie series led ticket sales for a second weekend...Read more
Deck the walls with flat screen TVs, fa la la la la la la la la! Pay TV and network freebies, fa la la la la la la la la! Christmas is here, on television anyway. Here's what caught my eye this week:
Sunday: "A Prince for...Read more
Back in college, my friends and I didn't say "I love you." Instead, we held one another's hair back when we vomited. It was our "As you wish." My friends never needed to doubt my love for them because with an extra hair ...Read more
An Act of WarMichael K. McMahan
When Lt. Travis Kelly kills a North Vietnamese officer near the Cambodian border in 1969, he tries hard to put the incident--and the rest of the Vietnam War--behind him. But like so many of Travis's experience in the war, this one comes continues to haunt him decades later. Forty Years ...
The next year, he was hired to play Adam and Stuart (twin brothers) on "All My Children."
It was a role that garnered him 19 Daytime Emmy nominations for best actor, with five wins.
Like Stuart, Canary was the gentlest...Read more
DEAR STACY: I would like to know what former "Scandal" star Columbus Short is up to, what with his all his arrests and reported substance abuse problems. I'm sorry to see such a talented performer go into a downward spiral...Read more
The Sagittarius sun has one idea about how to spend the hours -- investigating foreign territory, taking in the world, expanding our minds -- while the Cancer moon's urgings are to stay home with all the creature ...Read more
How far will "Star Wars" go?
The betting has begun on just how big Walt Disney Co.'s new space opera, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," will be when it hits theaters in mid-December.
The film is expected to gross $175 ...Read more
What kind of contrarian would single out 1970 as his favorite year for Beatles music? That was, after all, the year the Beatles disbanded and broke the hearts of millions around the world.
"We got something like 14 ...Read more
Ryan Coogler, the director of the new "Rocky" spinoff film "Creed," wasn't even born when "Rocky" came out in 1976. For that matter, he wasn't born when "Rocky II," "Rocky III" or "Rocky IV" came out either.
Still, for as...Read more
When I sat down last week to watch "James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket" (in a digitally restored version of the 1989 documentary), it was one day after the terror attacks in Paris -- the city where Baldwin found his ...Read more
Eddie Redmayne rattles off statistics about the transgender community: "In 31 states, you can still be fired for being transgender," he says by phone from London. "The suicide rate within the community is incredibly high ...Read more
Dr. Frankenstein's efforts to create life out of mismatched pieces ended in disaster. Efforts by director Paul McGuigan to create the movie "Victor Frankenstein" out of mismatched pieces results in the same disastrous ...Read more
LOS ANGELES -- After the publicity maelstrom that surrounded Caitlyn Jenner's transition and the success of Amazon's "Transparent" TV series, no contemporary consumer of media need be told what it means to be a transgender...Read more
HUGH TOWN, England (UPI) -- A piece of a rocket, believed to be from the SpaceX Falcon 9 that exploded on takeoff from Florida in June, was found near Britain Friday.
The barnacle-encrusted metal section of the rocket, ...Read more
Except for what we see with our own eyes and hear with our own ears, the whole world is mediated. What we know comes to us filtered, reshaped, edited, redacted, translated, gussied up or dumbed down, spun, sampled, ...Read more
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