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  • The spread on `Spam'

    The spread on `Spam'
    IT'S a dark and crowded theater in New York. The curtain has only been up five minutes, and Steve Wynn, the billionaire owner of the Wynn Las Vegas hotel, leans in, grips my knee and whispers in my ear: "Eric," he says, "this will be great in Las Vegas."...
  • 'Backing Into Forward: A Memoir' by Jules Feiffer

    'Backing Into Forward: A Memoir' by Jules Feiffer
    Backing Into Forward A Memoir Jules Feiffer Nan A. Talese/Doubleday: 450 pp., $30 Whether newspapers live or die, the prognosis for the comic strip doesn't look promising. The extinction of the form not much more than a century after its birth would...
  • The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting

    The Kushner effect, an angel in American playwriting
    Few plays have affected me as viscerally as "Angels in America." I can still recall my state of mind in the theater, having traveled to New York from New Haven, where I was in graduate school, to see both parts ("Millennium Approaches" and "Perestroika")...
  • Diane Sawyer details

    Diane Sawyer Career: 1970-1974: Press aide for the Nixon administration 1974-1978: Part of the Ford administration's transition team; helped Nixon prepare his memoirs 1978-1981: CBS News correspondent assigned to State Department 1981-1984: Co-...
  • The jet set will land at the Globes

    The jet set will land at the Globes
    Say what you will about the Golden Globes -- They're a reliable predictor for the Oscars! They're an empty gesture in celebrity ego stroking! -- the fact remains: You can't swing a dead cat at the ceremony without hitting someone on Hollywood's A-list....
  • Mike Nichols on wife Diane Sawyer: 'She's pretty perfect'

     
    "We can't be separated very long, but we're used to it, and we do the best we can when we are. She's pretty perfect."...
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: “Rush: Beyond the Lighted Stage” on VH1.

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of June 20 - 26 in PDF format This week's TV Movies Weekly TV Listings can also be downloaded here POWER TRIO: Geddy Lee, left, Neil Peart and Alex Lifeson are......
  • COMIC-CON 2010: Harrison Ford makes first trip to Comic-Con

     
    You can thank "Zathura" for Harrison Ford's first visit to Comic-Con International. The man who gave the world Han Solo, Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan had never made the trek to San Diego, but he stepped on stage Saturday to......
  • Can Reese Witherspoon catch the Peggy Lee 'Fever?'

     
    Variety's Pamela McClintock has the news that Reese Witherspoon has joined forces with Fox 2000 to produce a biopic about singer Peggy Lee, best known for her sultry slow-burn rendition of "Fever." Witherspoon is clearly the driving force behind the......
  • Saturday's TV Highlights: 'A Perfect Getaway' on HBO

     
    UNHAPPY CAMPER: Milla Jovovich finds trouble in paradise in director David Twohy’s taut 2009 thriller “A Perfect Getaway” at 8 and 11:45 p.m. on HBO. Til Debt Do Us Part: This series that offers everyday folks tips on getting out......
  • Oprah Winfrey, Paul McCartney among Kennedy Center honorees

     
    The Kennedy Center has announced the five performers to be feted at the upcoming 33rd edition of its honors: daytime TV talk show host Oprah Winfrey; two musical titans -- pop superstar Paul McCartney and country crooner Merle Haggard; and two Broadway...