| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:17 PM
Brittany Murphy's death may not have been from natural causes, her estranged father says, citing a new toxicology report that suggests death via poisoning.
The "8 Mile" and "Clueless" actress, who passed away in December 2009 at age 32, was declared to...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:21 AM
A half-century ago, John F. Kennedy, Walter Cronkite and Marilyn Monroe were celebrities in their own spheres, but they stayed in their spheres. JFK never tried to be anything but a political figure, Cronkite never strayed from journalism and Marilyn...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 8:42 AM
Netflix confirmed that all 13 episodes of the second season of "House of Cards" will be available for streaming at 3:01 a.m. (ET) tomorrow (Feb. 14).
There had been bad reports of a midnight launch. That's in part the result, I suspect, of careless...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:32 AM
I have no idea why this post completely disappeared earlier today, but I resurrected it from the Internet cache. A weekly listing of intriguing, wacky, useful, provocative and otherwise interesting links that readers and I have come across and think......
| Feb 24, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Alec Baldwin says simply "I give up" on the cover of the latest issue of New York Magazine. But what's he giving up? In a wide-ranging rant, he explains that he's not necessarily giving up acting, but he's tired of living in the public eye in New York,...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 12:23 PM
Earlier this month, the sports website Grantland ignited controversy over a story on Essay Anne Vanderbilt, also known as Dr. V, the inventor of a “scientifically superior” golf club dubbed “The Oracle.” In writing the article,...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 3:17 PM
So how broke are Tori Spelling and Dean McDermott? We're getting the feeling that it's all relative.
As in, relative to the super-rich lifestyle she had when she was younger.
When Spelling told People magazine on Thursday that she and McDermott were...
| Feb 22, 2014
| 9:00 AM
For two decades I worked a desk at ICM as an agent, championing talented artists and their film projects, including big ones like the "Austin Powers" and "Bourne Identity" franchises. A huge turning point for me came three years ago; my father and...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 2:01 PM
For Girl Scouts leaders, responding to criticism during the annual cookie sale ritual seems to have become as routine as helping the youngsters sell the sweets.
The latest charge comes from an old foe of the Girl Scouts, Pro-Life Waco, a Texas...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 12:53 PM
For this year’s Super Bowl, Cheerios brought back the fictional biracial family that caused such a stir in this 2013 commercial for a new ad. First time around, the racist response to the commercial was so overwhelming that comments on YouTube had...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 AM
Paris-based sales outfit WTFilms has nabbed Lisa Esco's "Free the Nipple," a New York-set comedy based on real women who battled the cops and courts for their topless rights in America.
Pic stars actress-turned-filmmaker Esco, playing a blogger/...