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  • Three Al Jazeera Journalists Convicted To Prison Terms In Egypt

    A Cairo court on Monday convicted three Al Jazeera English journalists on charges of conspiring with the Muslim Brotherhood in the ruling of a closely watched case discussed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday during his state visit with new...
  • Felix Dennis, publishing provocateur turned poet, dies at 67

    Felix Dennis began his career at the British magazine Oz, where he was a defendant in an obscenity trial and once interrupted David Frost's talk show with profanity and a squirt gun. He ended it reading his own poetry on his website, some written while he...
  • Vishnu Athreya Named Vice President of Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network

    Vishnu Athreya has been named Vice President, Program Scheduling at Cartoon Network and Boomerang, the cabler announced Monday. In his new position, Athreya will be responsible for overseeing day-to-day scheduling and strategic positioning of programming...
  • Could President Obama Be Desert Bound?

    YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: President Obama and the First Lady can't hardly cross the damn street without an avalanche of rumors they're on the mad hunt for a post-White House residence. In 2012 there was a ton of tittering -- mostly in conservative media...
  • Rebekah Brooks Cleared of All Charges at Phone Hacking Trial

    LONDON -- Former News Corp exec Rebekah Brooks has been cleared of all charges at the trial relating to phone-hacking at the News of the World newspaper, where she was editor. After editing the News of the World, Brooks rose to become chief executive...
  • Film Review: 'Humshakals'

    Doppelgangers abound in "Humshakals," Sajid Khan's latest celebration of crass stupidity, in which a billionaire businessman and his best bud try to fend off a villainous uncle's dastardly machinations -- all amid the orchestrated chaos engendered by...
  • Film Review: 'Castles in the Sky'

    "Making the invisible visible" is the objective that Scottish physicist Robert Watson-Watt repeatedly claims to pursue in "Castles in the Sky." It's also what Gillies MacKinnon's staid but affable biopic seeks to do for its human subject, placing a soft...
  • Luke Evans, Elisabeth Moss Join Ben Wheatley's 'High-Rise'

    LONDON -- Welsh actor Luke Evans ("The Hobbit") and Elisabeth Moss have joined the cast of Ben Wheatley's "High-Rise," which is being produced by Jeremy Thomas' Recorded Picture Company. As previously announced, other thesps include Tom Hiddleston,...
  • BBC America to Premiere 'A Poet in New York' This Fall

    BBC America has acquired the film "A Poet in New York," starring Tom Hollander. Hollander plays Dylan Thomas, the famous poet known for his wild, hard-drinking lifestyle. Written by screenwriter Andrew Davies ("House of Cards"), the drama explores how...
  • BBC Worldwide Prods. France Set to Produce Daft Punk Docu For Canal Plus

      PARIS- BBC Worldwide Production France has been tapped by paybox Canal Plus to produce a documentary film about French electro band Daft Punk. The one-hour docu, announced at non-fiction confab Sunny Side, marks BBC Worldwide's first commission from...
  • Talk about the 'sleeper' issue of our time!

    This month has brought ample evidence of the power of sleep to affect us in both positive and negative ways, and demonstrated why we need to start treating sleep as the vital health, safety and social issue that it is. I've been evangelizing about the...