| Dec 12, 2010
What's the difference between a standup concert and a one-person show? See for yourself in two showcase performances this week on HBO.
Carrie Fisher's autobiographical "Wishful Drinking" (HBO, 9 tonight), recorded before an audience in New Jersey in...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 10:33 AM
Carrie Fisher, wearing all black, can't quite stay seated in a hotel room. Her people fuss over her, but when left alone, she focuses.
She focuses on a life that seems created for tabloids. She focuses on the gossip frenzy that was her parents'...
| Aug 14, 2010
| 12:07 PM
Jon Stewart flew in, brought the family, stayed at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, made jokes about "the vast square footage" of Orlando's restaurants, and hosted an hour long Q & A (prepared bits, fan-submitted questions) with Star Wars creator George...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:00 AM
BERKELEY-- Entertainer and 50s pop icon Eddie Fisher has died at the age of 82.
According to his daughter, Tricia Leigh Fisher, the singer died in his Berkely home due to complications from hip surgery Wednesday night.
Fisher sold millions of records in...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 7:37 AM
It was another good morning at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.
The network's flagship drama "Mad Men" stayed an award darling, racking up an impressive 19 Primetime Emmy nominations. Leading the way were stars Jon Hamm and Elizabeth Moss, both nominated in...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 4:13 AM
Welcome to the pack, "Game of Thrones" and "Parks and Recreation"!
Nominations for the 2011 Emmys were announced Thursday morning and a group of newbies are deservedly joining the pack of usual suspects. HBO's "Mildred Pierce" led overall noms with 21,...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 8:53 AM
About 30 Rock
Emmy Award-winning comedy "30 Rock" is told through the comedic voice of Golden Globe winner Tina Fey ("Liz Lemon") and features Golden Globe winner Alec Baldwin ("Jack Donaghy") as a top network executive and Tracy Morgan ("Tracy Jordan")...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 9:58 AM
About America's Got Talent
"America's Got Talent," NBC's top rated summer series from "American Idol" producers FremantleMedia North America and Simon Cowell's SYCO Television, returns this summer with the hottest performers from across the country ready...
| Mar 13, 2011
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...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 1:02 PM
A woman accused of embezzling nearly $100,000 from a high school athletics booster club plead guilty today in court.
Carrie Fisher, who was appointed treasurer of the Lowell Athletic Boosters in July of 2008, is said to have embezzled $98,588.70 over...
| Nov 30, 2011
The Age of Movies
The Selected Writings of Pauline Kael
Edited by Sanford Schwartz
Library of America, $40
Witty, entertaining and often exhilarating, this wide-ranging collection of pieces captures the film critic at her best.