| Feb 10, 2015
| 8:10 AM
It's been more than a year since Oprah asked her fans to join her in reading a book. On Tuesday she got back into the swing of Book Club 2.0 with a new selection: "Ruby" by Cynthia Bond.
"I have never read a book like this before," Oprah says in her...
| Feb 2, 2015
| 6:55 PM
When Neil Patrick Harris rose to a podium at the Beverly Hilton on Monday afternoon, the Oscar host promised the assembled group of Academy Award nominees, including Clint Eastwood, Oprah Winfrey, Bradley Cooper, Emma Stone and Common, that at this year's...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Damien Chazelle braced himself for disaster.
It was opening night at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, and Chazelle's movie "Whiplash" was about to have its premiere in front of a packed house in Park City, Utah. Just six years out of college, Chazelle...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 4:15 AM
The day after the Oscars last year, the show's producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron received a call from John Travolta apologizing for fumbling the name of singer Idina Menzel. Travolta's mispronunciation — Adele Dazeem — had become a trending...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 6:49 AM
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg is starting a book club. My question: Who brings the wine? Is there an app for that?
Zuckerberg announced the book club on — where else? — Facebook. He intends to read a book every other week for an entire...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 6:46 AM
The Neil Patrick Harris High-Wire Act, also known as the 87th Oscars, has gained some major star power.
Three-time Oscar-winner Meryl Streep and Oprah Winfrey will be presenters during the Feb. 22 telecast on ABC.
Streep, a nominee for a record 19th...
| Feb 8, 2015
| 2:10 PM
Posh Essentials in Highland Park is throwing a special Valentine's Day party from 6 until 9 p.m. Feb. 12. On hand will be Oprah's makeup artist, Stella Mikhail, as well as custom spray tans, martinis, appetizers and much more. This...
| Feb 10, 2015
| 11:30 AM
Here's the best news we've heard about the Oscar telecast since it was announced that Neil Patrick Harris will host: Oscar-winner Jennifer Hudson will sing.
The Oscar telecast will be Feb. 22 on ABC.
Hudson came to the public's attention on...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:00 AM
Long before the Oscar-nominated "Selma" was championed as the first major motion picture about the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., another film chronicled the civil rights leader's march from Selma, Ala., to Montgomery.
"Selma, Lord, Selma" was a made-for-...
| Feb 7, 2015
| 8:00 AM
Glitz and glamour were not the only things on the minds of celebrities at the 46th NAACP Image Awards on Friday.
In kicking off the ceremony in Pasadena, which honors excellence in film, TV, film and literature by artists of color, host Anthony Anderson...
| Feb 16, 2015
| 10:46 AM
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — An arbitration panel ordered Lance Armstrong and Tailwind Sports Corp. to pay $10 million in a fraud dispute with a promotions company for what it called an "unparalleled pageant of international perjury, fraud and conspiracy"...