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  • Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals

    Drama, minus the dramatics, in Giants' Game 5 win over Royals
    Befitting the teams that got here, the 2014 World Series has been a wild one to watch. The matchup between two wild-card teams may not go down as an all-time classic like the Reds versus the Red Sox in 1975 or the Twins versus the Braves in '91, and...
  • Cinedigm Inks Vimeo Internet VOD Film Pact, Focused on Fantasy and Sci-Fi Titles

    Cinedigm and IAC's Vimeo have signed a deal under which the studio will release films via the Internet video-on-demand platform -- geared around fantasy and sci-fi titles -- kicking off with the release Tuesday of animated feature "My Little Pony...
  • Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave

    Standup Scene: Maria Bamford is riding her own kind of comic wave
    As soon as Maria Bamford bows and exits the stage at the Athenaeum Theatre in Chicago Thursday night where she is headlining, the stand-up comic veteran will — to use surfer language — “ride the wave.” That is to say that the joy...
  • Jay Leno Will Put Mark Twain Prize for Humor on His '55 Buick

    With a sincere thanks for "the greatest night of my life," comedian Jay Leno accepted the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for Humor Sunday in a rowdy affair that featured a parade of funny regulars from the "Tonight Show." As for his just-received...
  • 'Late Show With David Letterman' Cue Card Writer Fired After Assault

    A longtime "Late Show with David Letterman" cue card writer has been fired after physically assaulting a staff writer and insulting Letterman, according to the New York Post. 69-year-old Tony Mendez, who regular viewers may recognize from the...
  • Laugh Factory Owner Seeks Peace Through Humor With Comic Competition

    Jamie Masada garnered 15 more minutes of fame in August -- appearing on the "Today" show, CNN, etc. -- for a depressing reason: The death, premature and tragic, of Robin Williams, a comedian he had known for years. The toll of such events, coupled with...
  • Rudy Giuliani Slams Manuel Noriega's 'Call of Duty' Lawsuit in Court Hearing

    Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said that jailed former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega's right of publicity lawsuit against Activision Blizzard for his depiction in a "Call of Duty" game is an "abomination" that threatened to stifle creative...
  • The stars open up in Jeff Vespa's 'The Art of Discovery'

     The stars open up in Jeff Vespa's 'The Art of Discovery'
    Celebrity photography is all about access, and few people have more than Jeff Vespa. Vespa co-founded the photo agency website WireImage.com in 2001. He also is the official photographer of the Sundance and Toronto International film festivals....
  • James Ransone Joins Anna Kendrick in 'Mr. Right'

    James Ransone is set to join Anna Kendrick and Sam Rockwell in the action comedy "Mr. Right." Anson Mount, Tim Roth and RZA are also joining the cast, with Paco Cabezas directing. Story follows a girl unlucky with love who finally finds the man of her...
  • Billy Crystal Joins Henson Co.'s 'Which Witch' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Billy Crystal has come on board The Jim Henson Co.'s animated movie project "Which Witch" as a writer, producer and star. The company, as part of an expansion of its feature film slate, is aiming to start production early next year with Brian Henson...
  • Robert De Niro Roasted at Friars Club Gala

    It was not meant to be a roast, but there was certainly some ribbing happening at the Friars Foundation's annual gala honoring Robert De Niro and Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim on Oct. 7 at the recently sold Waldorf Astoria. A parade of industryites...