| Dec 10, 2014
| 5:20 AM
The big checks started coming in about nine months after "Wild" hit bookshelves and started its climb to the top of The New York Times best-seller's list. To Oprah's Book Club. And, as of this coming week, to movie theaters nationwide.
The first thing...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 12:28 PM
If only every Sunday could be a lazy Sunday, the kind where you keep the blinds closed while being served breakfast in bed with the TV locked into Lifetime, Oxygen or OWN. A Sunday dedicated to watching villains, heroines and great documentaries about...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 11:13 AM
"Selma" dominated the nominations for the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Tuesday morning, earning eight nods in five categories: film; director for Ava DuVernay; actor for David Oyelowo; supporting actress for both Carmen Ejogo and Oprah Winfrey; and...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 8:44 AM
"Where are all the celebrities?"
That's a question many supporters of #BlackLivesMatter protests are asking. At this moment of great unrest, some are feeling a lack of leadership from those who have worldwide media platforms.
Many black actors and...
| Dec 8, 2014
| 10:52 AM
To make Barbara Walters' list of "The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014," it helps if you have a connection to Disney, which owns ABC, the network that will air the special.
The 10 Most Fascinating list now includes Michael Strahan, whose "Live With...
| Dec 6, 2014
| 11:04 AM
The adopted son of Jerry Sandusky recalled Friday the moment he told his father he would refuse to testify as a defense witness at the former Pennsylvania State University assistant football coach's 2012 child sex-abuse trial.
Then 33, Matt Sandusky...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 12:15 PM
At the peak of December’s annual pilgrimage to Beaverbrook, 500 vehicles an hour slowly snake along the Columbia neighborhood’s streets and spill out onto Clarksville Pike en route to one brightly lit house.
Holiday lighting fans from across...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:28 PM
LOS ANGELES - Jared Leto, Will Smith, Tom Hardy, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney and Cara Delevingne will make up the all-star cast of Warner Bros.' supervillain tentpole "Suicide Squad," it was announced on Tuesday.
Based on the DC comicbook, the story...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 1:44 PM
The College of William and Mary hosted alumnus and author Jamie Quatro following the success of her debut short story collection, "I Want to Show You More."
The book of short stories was published in 2013 and has received numerous accolades. Among them,...
| Nov 29, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Beyond "The Walking Dead," "The Mentalist" and football, Sunday night will offer quite a range of programming. I wrote about some offerings, but the Sunday after Thanksgiving is a far busier TV night than it used to be. A sampling in Sunday cable:
| Nov 27, 2014
| 2:30 AM
If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words "the pursuit of happiness" in the text.
Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped; a temporary feeling based on...