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  • This weekend: ‘Amazing Race’ names winner; Jamie Foxx hosts ‘SNL’; Hugh Jackman talks to ‘60 Minutes’

     
    The highlights this weekend: “The Amazing Race” rolls to its two-hour season finale at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS. We'll learn the winning team at the end. Keep in mind, though: Football could push back that start time. The Miami at San Francisco...
  • Carrie Fisher to hold court at Star Wars Celebration VI

    Carrie Fisher to hold court at Star Wars Celebration VI
    Carrie Fisher has reigned over an empire for more than three decades. As a 19-year-old, she rocketed to fame playing Princess Leia, a regal rebel spy with a distinctive hairstyle, in the original "Star Wars" film of 1977. Two sequels and one shiny bikini...
  • 'Star Wars' is serious business to comedian Chris Hardwick, host of Celebration VI

     'Star Wars' is serious business to comedian Chris Hardwick, host of Celebration VI
    Comedian Chris Hardwick has clear memories of his first"Star Wars" experience back in 1977. He was 5 years old, and his mom was flying to visit relatives. He and his dad dropped her off at the airport and went straight to the theater. The film made a big,...
  • John Gidding: HGTV's Curb Appeal host shares tips and blips from show and life

    John Gidding: HGTV's Curb Appeal host shares tips and blips from show and life
    Why is "curb appeal" important to a house and neighborhood? Curb appeal could be called "first impression" - it is that intangible, crucial aspect of any architecture. You can spend millions on an interior but if your curb appeal is lacking, you and...
  • Julia Child: The comic book

    Julia Child: The comic book
    Julia Child has truly become one of the immortals of American culture. There's a new comic book out retelling her life story. "Female Force: Julia Child" is the latest in a "female empowerment series" of comic books presented by Bluewater Productions,...
  • Captain Kirk takes on Doctor Who Fans!

    Captain Kirk takes on Doctor Who Fans!
    The last time my paths crossed with William Shatner, he was drowning my Jean-Luc Picard action figure. (Well, it wasn't really mine, but he thought it was.) In my experience, Mr. Shatner just loves to have fun with science fiction fans, often needling and...
  • What to read in 2013

    What to read in 2013
    January Insane City by Dave Barry (Putnam) The Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist's first solo adult novel in more than a decade is a typically absurdist comic story about everything — and then some — that goes wrong for Seth and his friends en...
  • Food for Thought Question: Should Disney make another Star Wars movie or leave it alone?

    Food for Thought Question: Should Disney make another Star Wars movie or leave it alone?
    Disney has good news for Star Wars fans: Harrison Ford says he's open to taking his role once again as Han Solo for the new film! The 70-year-old actor is reportedly upbeat about possibly reuniting with other actors from the original 1977 blockbuster....
  • 'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify

    'Shockaholic' review: Carrie Fisher's tales electrify
    Carrie Fisher has done an excellent job of reinventing herself as ... Carrie Fisher, evolving from ingenue actress and geek pinup to salty, tell-it-like-it-is writer and humorist. And as Just Carrie Fisher she has a lot to say, mostly about her odd but...
  • Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers

    Matthew McConaughey, Michael Connelly talk 'The Lincoln Lawyer' over beers
    Matthew McConaughey has just cracked open his second Corona when the man wearing Mardi Gras beads and a Village People policeman's cap approaches his car. "Do you know Duane?" the inebriated-looking man asks with suspicion, poking his head inside the...
  • Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress

    Elizabeth Taylor dies at 79; legendary actress
    Elizabeth Taylor, the glamorous queen of American movie stardom, whose achievements as an actress were often overshadowed by her rapturous looks and real-life dramas, has died. She was 79. Hospitalized six weeks ago for congestive heart failure, Taylor...