| Jun 19, 2014
| 12:07 PM
The Hollywood Fringe Festival gets small-scale theater going all over the city, Wikipedia gets rewritten, Tony Greene's art receives posthumous celebration and a Spalding Gray monologue receives posthumous re-creation. And who are those New Yorkers...
| Jun 23, 2014
Pictures taken of oneself while holding the camera at arm's length.
— Urban Dictionary
noun (plural selfies)
A photograph that one has taken of oneself,...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 11:40 AM
The website that officials said helped inspire two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate brushed off criticism on Tuesday, condemning the attack as an "isolated incident."
A 12-year-old Waukesha girl who survived being stabbed 19 times was...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:30 AM
I suggested to Funk & Wagnalls (I guess I should really tell Wikipedia, too) that the editorial regarding President Barack Obama's foreign policy be listed as a good example of "sycophancy" ("Obama at West Point," June 1). President Obama's foreign policy...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:22 PM
Re: "Where are the voices against pot legalization?" Brian Crosby's "The Whiteboard Jungle" column, May 23. I find it fascinating that according to Mr. Crosby, my being part of the 54% who supports legalizing marijuana confirms that I am high....
| Jun 6, 2014
| 3:13 PM
When Adam McKay was announced, and then unannounced, as a contender to direct "Ant Man," moviedom's hive mind began racing at the possibilities. Did that mean Will Ferrell could potentially star as the insectoid hero? Could John C. Reilly could play his...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:46 AM
Picture for a moment the iconic Burt's Bees logo. Staring out from the brand's various salves and ointments is the face of a heavily bearded man, his wild tufts of hair barely contained under a pinstriped train engineer's hat.
His expression is calm but...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
When the success of Netflix in original programming is cited, two of its series come to mind: "House of Cards" and "Orange is the New Black."
But in the absence of any stats measuring how many viewers are watching these shows, there's some other...
| Feb 27, 2014
| 2:30 PM
With Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" and Ridley Scott's "Exodus" preparing to duke it out for Old Testament auteur supremacy, Hollywood's religious renaissance gets off to a none-too-spectacular start with a chewed-over New Testament appetizer called "Son of...
| Mar 2, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Midday drizzle provided some relief from California's parching drought but it was the Golden State's withering visual effects industry in focus as visual effects artists took to the streets of Hollywood Sunday.
It was the second consecutive year the...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:33 PM
It's been a few days since John Travolta's "Adele Dazeem" flub, but the Internet, celebrity news outlets and late-night television couldn't seem to get enough of it. On Tuesday, the actor finallly copped to the blunder.
Of course, we're speaking of...