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  • Cher's chameleonic allure spans six decades

    Cher's chameleonic allure spans six decades
    Last summer, the 67-year-old Cher topped the dance charts with "Woman's Work," the lead-off single from her 25th studio album, released roughly 50 years after her debut in the recording studio as a backup singer for Phil Spector. While the thought of a...
  • Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake

     Director Jim Mickle sinks teeth into 'We Are What We Are' remake
    The new film "We Are What We Are" is a horror-drama hybrid, a suspenseful tale of a tight-knit family struggling to hold itself together in the face of changing times and the dwindling of long-held traditions. Also, they eat people. Directed by Jim...
  • Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0

    Eric Prydz raises the stakes of EDM visuals with EPIC 2.0
    On Saturday at the Hollywood Palladium, dance music fans will get a sensory barrage from three different projects. There’s the audiovisual EDM extravaganza EPIC 2.0, with artists from the label group Pryda performing over 3D holograms and live LED...
  • Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears

    Clancy invented 'techno-thriller,' reflected Cold War fears
    Tom Clancy didn't realize he was forever changing the spy novel back in 1982, while working in obscurity on his first book, a Cold War thriller centering on the defection of a Soviet naval captain and the technologically advanced submarine he includes...
  • Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller

    Tom Clancy's legacy includes creating the techno-thriller
    Tom Clancy, whose death was announced today, almost single-handedly created the techno-thriller genre and some of his books, including "The Hunt for Red October," have become classics. The Baltimore author introduced complex military terms to millions...
  • Copies just can't beat originals on price

    Q: I bought this framed photo of John Lennon long ago at a yard sale. The man who sold it told me said it was a lithograph. The photo is marked, "1940-1980 Richard Avedon." Is it worth more than the $5 I paid for it? A: Richard Avedon was a famous...
  • Fine vintage paperweights fetch highest prices

    Q: My grandfather has two antique glass paperweights he wants to know about. He says the maker is Stanhope. I can't find any info on the maker. Can you help? A: Images sent show two ball-shaped glass paperweights. One has a green ground topped by a...
  • Endemol to Invest $40 Mil to Build Out Premium Online Video Network

    Endemol, the TV production company whose properties include "Big Brother," said it will spend up to 30 million euros ($40 million U.S.) in Endemol Beyond, a venture to produce digital video spanning multiple genres in markets worldwide. Endemol Beyond...
  • Witches cast shadows over Jeanette Winterson's 'The Daylight Gate'

    Jeanette Winterson's new novel is a strange and spare piece of horror writing about witch trials that arrives on these shores just in time for Halloween. "The Daylight Gate" is based on a real-life story of the Pendle Witches, men and women charged in...
  • Self-published erotica writers strike back

    The naughty writers have struck back. Yesterday, Jacket Copy's Carolyn Kellogg reported on Amazon, Kobo and other e-book retailers' cracking down on self-published erotica on their websites, attempting to remove titles of works that depict incest,...
  • Petty Theft: Crime-Oriented Reality TV Recycles More Scripted Series, Movies

    It's hardly a surprise to see a reality-TV show pretty slavishly seek to replicate scripted drama, and particularly its most durable genre, the crime procedural. What's notable, at least this month, is how brazen and sometimes lazy producers and...