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  • Stephen Colbert sells off his props, including Michael Stipe

    Stephen Colbert sells off his props, including Michael Stipe
    With one more episode of "The Colbert Report," Stephen Colbert has been busy cleaning out the studio. On Wednesday's show, Colbert aired a segment taped at a yard sale he hosted in the lobby of the Manhattan studio where he does the show. Every gag prop...
  • Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'

    Final 'Colbert Report': Colbert confers self immortality, sings 'We'll Meet Again'
    So, apparently, there might be more of “Stephen Colbert,” the fictional wing-nut talk show host portrayed so winningly by Stephen Colbert during nine-plus years of “The Colbert Report” on Comedy Central. What else are we to make of...
  • 'The Colbert Report' finale: Some joking, some singing, some Alex Trebek

    To celebrate the end, he first turned his show over to the president, then went head to head with a dragon. He sold nine years of tchotchkes at a yard sale, then raffled off his desk and fireplace for charity. And for his final show, he murdered death,...
  • Review: 'Andy Kaufman' by Bob Zmuda and Lynne Margulies

    If we are to believe Bob Zmuda, and why not, since to believe him makes for more fun than not, then the comic Andy Kaufman did not die of cancer at the age of 35 at 6:20 p.m. on May 16, 1984, at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. If we are to...
  • Opening Ceremony possibility: A store in every big city

    Opening Ceremony possibility: A store in every big city
    If there is one store that has shaped fashion retail in the 21st century, it's Opening Ceremony. Founded by California natives Carol Lim and Humberto Leon in New York's SoHo in 2002, Opening Ceremony was conceived as a shopping version of the Olympics,...
  • 'Wild World' of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony

    'Wild World' of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony
    BROOKLYN, N.Y.— The man formerly known as Cat Stevens quietly walked on stage at the Barclays Center arena to be honored at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 2014 induction ceremony. Now known as Yusuf, the singer-songwriter of 1970s folk-rock hits...
  • This weekend: 'Halt and Catch Fire,' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    This weekend: 'Halt and Catch Fire,' Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
    The weekend brings the arrival of a promising drama, which is good news. What "Mad Men" did for advertising and the 1960s, "Halt and Catch Fire" tries to do for personal computers and the 1980s. The fictional AMC drama largely succeeds in its debut at...
  • TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'

    TV Picks: 'Enlisted,' 'Rock and Roll Hall of Fame,' 'Halt and Catch Fire'
    "Enlisted" (Fox, Sundays). Kevin Biegel's sweet, old-school stateside service comedy, though already canceled, is not quite dead quite yet. Like a spirit suspended between two worlds, it returns to the air this week to conclude its unfinished business:...
  • Why Did Shep Gordon Finally Allow Mike Myers to Make 'Supermensch'?

    Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
  • TV Creators Warn FCC: Don't Let Internet Become 'Like Cable Television'

    As the FCC prepares new rules of the road for the Internet, more than 240 TV showrunners and creators have signed on to a Writers Guild of America West letter urging the commission to avoid regulations that would allow content companies to pay for...
  • Jimmy Scott, Jazz Singer Who Appeared on 'Twin Peaks,' Dies at 88

    Jimmy Scott, a jazz singer known for his falsetto voice and late-in-life appearance on "Twin Peaks," died in his sleep Thursday at the age of 88, according to the Cleveland Plain Dealer. A family friend said that Scott died in his Las Vegas home....