| Feb 2, 2015
| 12:42 PM
Five years after launching its digital intermediate facility, Sony is turning over operations to Deluxe Entertainment, one of Hollywood's leading post-production and digital asset management companies.
Deluxe, which is based in New York and Los Angeles,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:34 AM
Roosevelt's Beast by Louis Bayard, St. Martin's Griffin, 305 pages, $16.99
In Bayard's fictionalized account of the Roosevelt-Rondon Scientific Expedition, Theodore Roosevelt and his son Kermit are kidnapped by a mysterious Amazon tribe. Hungry and...
| Dec 17, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I know it's last minute. But to procrastinators, a week until Christmas is all the time in the world. Hanukkah's just begun; fortunately, the holiday has another week to go. And if you've finished your shopping, why not treat yourself? This is the good...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 5:48 PM
With AM and FM radio sliding ever more deeper into irrelevance as listeners migrate to Internet radio, Disney programming is increasingly making the transition to digital platforms.
Earlier this year came the news that Disney was ditching almost all...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
Deluxe Entertainment, one of Hollywood's leading post-production and digital asset management companies, has named David Kassler its new chief executive.
The company, which is controlled by billionaire Ron Perelman, said it has tapped Kassler to head...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 12:30 PM
It all started a little over 10 years ago, when "Girl With a Pearl Earring" opened and everyone who heard its haunting, magical waltz theme asked, "Wow, who wrote that?"
The "who," as everyone in the business knows by now, is French composer Alexandre...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 12:54 PM
"National Geographic London Book of Lists: The City's Best, Worst, Oldest, Greatest, & Quirkiest"
National Geographic, $19.95
London is endlessly fascinating, a city so iconic that even if people have never been there, they recognize its landmarks....
| Oct 29, 2014
| 2:18 PM
An Academy Award-nominated actress who now stars on an NBC-TV sitcom will perform – as a singer – at a local music venue, it was announced.
Minnie Driver, perhaps best known for her Best Supporting Actress-nominated role as a college student...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Tiffany A. Dunn, 39
Senior counsel and office manager of administration, Nashville, Loeb & Loeb
Dunn attended Nashville's Belmont U., majoring in music business and minoring in classical voice. "I thought it would be fun to dip my toes in both ends of the...
| Oct 5, 2014
| 1:31 PM
The world is full of geeks and snobs ready to talk too much about their personal passion for wine, for scuba diving, for vampire literature. You know the type.
This is nothing like that.
This is an exploration of the Beatles, and why the rerelease...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 4:12 AM
Google Inc is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple Inc and Amazon.com Inc to Spotify.
Nailing music is one way for Google to raise...