| Jan 27, 2014
On this day 69 years ago, soldiers of the 60th Army of the First Ukrainian Front pried open the gates of Auschwitz-Birkenau and were greeted as liberators by the 7,000 or so emaciated prisoners who were among the walking dead remaining within the camp...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Katy Perry has tidied up some old business, selling her fortress-like compound in Hollywood Hills West for $5.565 million.
The pop singer bought the property in 2011 with her then-husband, actor Russell Brand, for $6.5 million. But the couple never...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:13 PM
The Katy Perry-John Mayer love tour just hit "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."
The "Roar" singer appeared on the daytime talk show Friday to promote her album "Prism" and show off her latest video with her crooning beau, who later surprised her onstage....
| Dec 19, 2013
| 11:42 AM
I have this moment once a year, sometimes twice. I’ll walk away from an interview or an event I just covered and won’t think about my deadline, how the article will turn out or what I could have done better, like I normally do. Instead, I&...
| Dec 10, 2013
| 7:52 AM
When Katy Perry's short-lived marriage to Russell Brand ended, she coped in a way we can relate to, as she told Marie Claire. "There were two weeks of my life after I found out the truth of my marriage where I was like, 'OK. All right. I can't feel this....
| Dec 6, 2013
| 6:00 AM
For a short and breezy documentary narrated by Adam Sandler in which a group of famous comedians talk about themselves, "The Improv: 50 Years Behind the Brick Wall" packs a surprisingly provocative punch. In these days of digital "stardom," when fame is...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 2:34 PM
John Mayer and Katy Perry are giving couples portraits a whole new meaning.
The singers debuted the intimate art for their duet "Who You Love" on Mayer's Tumblr account Monday and seem pretty pleased with the result.
"I'm excited to give you the...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 1:19 PM
A great beard can be a delicate thing.
There is a fine line between a facial masterpiece and a catastrophe on your face.
You can't go wrong with a carefully groomed beard, but sometimes letting your facial hair go wild can look just as good.
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:30 AM
Now in its fourth year, Variety's Power of Comedy event recruits a lineup of standup and sketch acts to raise money for the Noreen Fraser Foundation.
While fundraising never hurts, the org is just as committed to raising awareness.
An unfl appable...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 9:33 AM
This animated sequel was more than a raging success at the box office; it also has a place in film history ... as the most profitable movie in the history of Universal Pictures to date.
Steve Carell returns as the voice of the now-domesticated Gru,...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 11:17 AM
She roared, and her fans listened.
Katy Perry entered the Billboard 200 chart at No. 1 on Wednesday with her third album, "Prism," which last week sold 286,000 copies, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
That's the largest one-week total for a female...