| Aug 6, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Crime writer Elmore Leonard is recovering from a stroke in an undisclosed Detroit-area hospital.
"It happened a week ago, last Monday [July 29]," his longtime researcher, Gregg Sutter, told the Detroit News. "He's doing better every day, and the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:00 AM
At the Candy Lady shop in Albuquerque, customers can chose from 20 flavors of fudge, a wall of licorice, handmade chocolates and bags of blue-tinged crystals made of rock candy.
Owner Debbie Ball calls it "Breaking Bad Candy" after the show that,...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 7:30 AM
"Low Winter Sun," which begins Sunday on AMC, remakes a 2006 British series of the same name and with the same starring actor, Mark Strong, as in the Edinburgh-set original. He has left that accent at home and picked up a new one for the duration....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — A dashing young English royal falls for a beautiful commoner, and their love becomes a nationwide sensation that forever alters the face of the monarchy.
No, their names aren't Will and Kate, but rather King Edward IV and Elizabeth...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 11:02 AM
This is the first of a series on some of the top character actors in Hollywood.
Over the years, Nick Searcy has played everything from a German shepherd in an off-Broadway musical rip-off of "Cats" called "Dogs" to astronaut Deke Slayton in the Emmy...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 2:28 PM
Aaron Paul treaded lightly when it came to reading the final "Breaking Bad" script.
"It was sitting in my place for probably three or four days," he said Wednesday during a live Web chat with The Times. "I just kept staring at it because, you know, once...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 5:16 PM
At last, after 4 1/2 seasons, AMC's "Breaking Bad" has become a true cultural phenomenon, just in time for its final eight episodes.
But just because fans will have only two more months in which to celebrate the scheming and plotting of meth maestro...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:00 AM
The marketing of AMC's new drama, "Low Winter Sun," revolves around a moody black-and-white photo of lead actor Mark Strong and the show's tagline: "Good Man. Cop. Killer."
Just another player in the crowded genre of "Gee, it's tough to be a straight...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:45 AM
Leading up to the Emmys next month, we gathered The Envelope's Buzzmeter panelists — USA Today's Robert Bianco, TV Guide's Matt Roush, The A.V. Club's Todd VanDerWerff, the Los Angeles Times' Mary McNamara and Glenn Whipp and, when the focus is on...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 6:42 AM
Prolific novelist Elmore Leonard, known for "Get Shorty," "Out of Sight," and dozens of other popular novels, has died, according to a post on his Facebook page.
"The post I dreaded to write, and you dreaded to read. Elmore passed away at 7:15 this...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 7:33 AM
Elmore Leonard, one of America's best known crime novelists, died Tuesday morning due to complications from a stroke, according to Leonard's Facebook page and his longtime researcher at the Detroit News, Gregg Sutter.
Leonard, 87, was working on his...