A new documentary depicts the late-'80s/early-'90s New York scene through which several eventual pro skateboarders and some soon-to-be giant hip-hop stars passed. It works as a snapshot of a place and time but, as its ...Read more
Gabe Iglesias got an unwanted gift for his birthday. Just before turning 45 a few weeks ago, the comedian best known as "Fluffy" came down with COVID-19, which forced him to cut short a nearly monthlong residency in San ...Read more
In theaters this weekend, a creeping crown lands from the sky upon a man’s head and consumes him in fire. Giants striding a canyon refuse calls for a ride. And a tree asks to play a game, and if there’s a lesson to be ...Read more
You have questions. I have some answers.
Q: What happened to “So You Think You Can Dance” for this summer? Also, Jennifer Lopez’s dance show.
A: A profile of “SYTYCD’s” Nigel Lythgoe in Variety earlier this ...Read more
When it debuted on Aug. 1, 1981, MTV was a business and technology experiment without much downside and without much chance of succeeding.
Warner Amex Satellite Entertainment Co., only slightly better known as WASEC, was ...Read more
I remember Willie Nelson singing beautiful gospel songs to the very unwashed masses on Sunday. I remember Bootsy Clinton reuniting with George Clinton for a thrilling P-Funk set. I remember Rage Against the Machine ...Read more
Four minutes into what feels like a four-week, no-expenses-paid “Jungle Cruise,” Emily Blunt’s character — a swashbuckling botanist, romancing a priceless Amazonian stone arrowhead — is sneaking around a London ...Read more
Detroit musician Jack White on Wednesday launched his new website jackwhiteartanddesign.com to showcase some of his non-musical artistic achievements.
Described as a "comprehensive new multimedia website," it details his ...Read more
When Bret Michaels and members of “Rock of Love’s” Season 2 cast traded sweet nothings about their experiences on VH1’s popular reality series for the taping of a post-season postmortem, I’m certain the word “...Read more
Abigail Breslin stars with Matt Damon in the drama “Stillwater,” a fictional story that, at first glance, bears some resemblance to the real life story of Amanda Knox.
“There are definitely parallels,” said ...Read more
Playing bad guys in “The Suicide Squad” felt really good for Idris Elba and John Cena.
The actors are two of the big additions to DC Comics’ latest movie about supervillains tasked with coming together to save the ...Read more
How do you define the blues? Carlos Santana, John Mayer, Kingfish and Gary Clark Jr. answer the question differently in a new documentary, but all agree that one of the genre’s foundations is fellow guitarist Buddy Guy. ...Read more
In “The White Lotus,” Mike White‘s HBO series about the entitled rich in hell in paradise, Jennifer Coolidge plays Tanya McQuoid, who has come to the show’s eponymous tropical resort to scatter her mother’s ashes...Read more
The world-famous Comic-Con International: San Diego took place last weekend. You can be forgiven if you didn’t notice.
The venerable SDCC, once home to the biggest comics, movie and TV news on the planet, was attended ...Read more
Ann Defrasnoux is an opera singer. Henry McHenry is a stand-up comic. Their whirlwind romance, much like the weird and wondrous movie in which it unfolds, is a reminder that tragedy and comedy often make intimate ...Read more
Under these Leo aspects, our ideas of what a relationship should be continue to conflict with our heart's impulses, preferences and leanings. We wonder if we can bring this heart and mind discord to a settlement. ...Read more
(UPI) A German woman who won a lottery jackpot of about $39 million said she carried the ticket in her purse for nearly six weeks before discovering it was a winner.
The 45-year-old Lower Franconia woman told Lotto Bayern...Read more
(UPI) A Michigan sheriff's K-9 and his handler came to the rescue when a woman visiting a beach lost her wedding rings.
Elsa Green said in a Facebook post that she was visiting the beach at Eagle River with her family ...Read more
(UPI) A visitor to an Indiana casino walked away with a $690,623 jackpot -- the largest in the facility's industry -- after placing a $1 bet at a slot machine.
The French Lick Casino in French Lick, which opened 16 years ...Read more
ZZ Top bassist Dusty Hill is dead at 72.
The bearded bass player’s death was announced by his bandmates of more than 50 years.
“We are saddened by the news today that our Compadre, Dusty Hill, has passed away in his ...Read more
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