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  • Author Sue Grafton Still Pondering What Happens After 'Z'

    Author Sue Grafton Still Pondering What Happens After 'Z'
    Sue Grafton, author of the popular 'alphabet series' that began with "A is for Alibi" and features private investigator Kinsey Millhone, is coming to New Haven's Schubert Theater on Oct. 9. She, along with fellow blockbuster authors Alice Hoffman, Scott...
  • 'Saturday Night Live's' Jay Pharoah: Our show is too white

    'Saturday Night Live's' Jay Pharoah: Our show is too white
    Jay Pharoah, who plays President Obama and other characters on NBC's "Saturday Night Live," thinks the show needs to hire more black performers.¬† "As far as being a black person on the show, there’s not a lot of us, you know?," the 25-year-old...
  • Movie Review: Mischief and mayhem in 'The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete'

    "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete" is a moving bit of mischief and mayhem that will break your heart, give you hope, make you laugh, possibly cry. Set in the Brooklyn projects a few years after the economic slide of 2008, it follows the saga of...
  • Review: 'Zero Fade' by Chris L. Terry

    Review: 'Zero Fade' by Chris L. Terry
    Despite being a PG-rated, angst-adjacent, teen coming of age story, it wasn't until the 270th page (of 289) that I realized "Zero Fade," Chris L. Terry's debut novel, was a Young Adult book. But that revelation wasn't a jolt or a letdown. Instead it was a...
  • 'Detroit City' finds optimism amid the devastation

    'Detroit City' finds optimism amid the devastation
    You hear strange things in Detroit. While I was visiting my parents this year, I watched the city's annual Thanksgiving Day parade on TV. At the end, Mayor Dave Bing, the former Detroit Pistons star, climbed up to Santa's sleigh to deliver the key to...
  • Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much

     Reviews: Fox's 'Brooklyn Nine-Nine' cracks wise, 'Dads' not so much
    Fox premieres two new sitcoms Tuesday. One I would recommend; the other, I would not. Let's begin with the better: "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," which deems Andy Samberg ready for prime time, is set in a New York police precinct; its noble lineage runs back...
  • Harry Potter to flatten Gibson Amphitheatre, Curious George playland

    Universal Studios in Hollywood will raze the 41-year-old Gibson Amphitheatre to make way for its coming Harry Potter attraction, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Like the Wizarding World in Orlando, the Hollywood Harry Potter will be a theme park...
  • 'Lone Ranger' has plenty of company among modern flops [Poll]

    'Lone Ranger' has plenty of company among modern flops [Poll]
    Why the long face, Mr. Depp? Perhaps because there’s no question “The Lone Ranger” is a catastrophe. Produced for close to $250 million, the Johnny Depp-starring update of the old radio and television serial grossed a measly $29.4...
  • Denzel Washington named top box-office draw of 2012

     
    Thanks to “Flight” and “Safe House,” Denzel Washington was the biggest star of 2012, according to the Quigley Poll. Anne Hathaway ranked second, based on her drawing ability in “Les Miserables” and “The Dark...
  • Watch Katy Perry's jungle-themed video for 'Roar'

    Watch Katy Perry's jungle-themed video for 'Roar'
    When your song refers to "the eye of the tiger" -- as the latest from Katy Perry does -- you can more or less go two ways with your visuals: boxing ring or jungle. Having donned a pair of gloves (a la Rocky Balboa) for her performance of "Roar" on...
  • Arsenio Hall returns tonight to television

    Arsenio Hall returns tonight to television
    Decked out in a blue blazer and stylish white hat, he bounded onto the ballroom stage at the Beverly Hilton as if he could barely contain himself, beaming at the audience of TV journalists from around the country. After being almost off the showbiz grid...