| Aug 1, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Facebook already has become a powerful promotional tool for film studios and TV networks. But the social network is about to increase the value of their marketing messages around the launch of a new movie or series.
The company has begun offering...
| 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...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Industry insiders are accusing Lululemon Athletica of neglecting plus-size shoppers.
According to some former employees and consumer advocates, Lululemon actively deters plus-size women by not prominently displaying yoga pants in sizes 10 and up. (We...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 2:26 PM
NBC and CNN have both pulled the plug on projects about potential presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton.
In July, NBC announced with fanfare that it was developing a four-hour minseries about Clinton and had tapped Diane Lane to portray the...
| 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...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 10:59 AM
As talk of a boycott against the movie of Orson Scott Card's "Ender's Game" began to gain traction last week, I found myself thinking about the project not as a story, but rather as a crucible of sorts. The film has come under scrutiny because of Card&...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 11:08 AM
If you were one of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" fans left scratching your head after Charlie Hunnam was first cast as Christian Grey, you were probably even more perplexed when it was announced Jamie Dornan would take over the role.
On Wednesday evening,...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 8:51 AM
WASHINGTON -- A gay rights bill appears set to overcome a key Senate hurdle Monday, after a fifth Republican expressed support for the measure to prohibit workplace discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.
Sen. Dean Heller...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
On March 17, 2011, four Hellfire missiles, fired from a U.S. drone, slammed into a bus depot in the town of Datta Khel in Pakistan's Waziristan border region. An estimated 42 people were killed. It was just another day in America's so-called war on...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
I'm happy to be back breathing the hot and muggy though wonderfully sea-level air of New York, having just returned from the Aspen Ideas Festival. There were, as usual, many great speakers, but one of the speeches that became the talk of the festival...