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  • Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild' Premieres to Oscar Buzz in Telluride

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TELLURIDE, Colo. -- Fox Searchlight's world premiere of "Wild," starring Reese Witherspoon, kicked off the 41st Telluride Film Festival on Friday, screening to a packed Chuck Jones theater audience that included Witherspoon,...
  • Michael Sam's Shower Habits Reported By ESPN; Network Later Apologizes

    Michael Sam's Shower Habits Reported By ESPN; Network Later Apologizes
    Sports television network ESPN said on Wednesday it regrets a report that detailed the showering habits of St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay player to be drafted in the NFL. The Walt Disney Co-owned network received...
  • TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby

    TIFF 2014: Kristen Wiig, Ansel Egort and Adam Sandler get webby
    Studies in social media seemed to be an early theme at the Toronto International Film Festival -- at least for me. Early one morning, I caught director Jason Reitman's bad mood about Facebooking and texting in “Men, Women & Children.” The...
  • Stratford Festival announces 2015 season

    Stratford Festival announces 2015 season
    The Stratford Festival of Canada, a popular summer destination for Midwesterners, has announced its 2015 season, themed around “eureka” moments, which it defines not unlike how Oprah Winfrey defined “Aha!” moments....
  • Beyond ice buckets: Ex-NFL star Gleason lives with ALS every day

    SEATTLE Anyone who has done the Ice Bucket Challenge a nation-sweeping fundraiser for those with ALS knows that the hard part only lasts a few seconds. The sudden, bracing rush of water. The ice tumbling off your head and shoulders. The shock and shiver....
  • Can success of Ice Bucket Challenge be replicated?

    SAN JOSE, Calif. In today's world of social media fundraising, the ALS Association has hit the jackpot and created a social media model that nonprofits everywhere are anxious to exploit. But can they? Some of the richest and most powerful figures in...
  • The football story of Michael Sam

    The football story of Michael Sam
    It's a football story playing out Thursday night in Sun Life Stadium, just another football story of a player trying to make his NFL team at a time dozens of players try to do the same across the league. The story isn't about whether Michael Sam showers...
  • Billie Letts dies at 76; author of bestseller 'Where the Heart Is'

    Best-selling author Billie Letts, whose 1995 novel "Where the Heart Is" was selected by Oprah Winfrey for her book club and then adapted into a movie, has died in Oklahoma. She was 76. Letts died Saturday in Tulsa of acute myeloid leukemia. Her...
  • Ice ice baby: Their Take

    Ice ice baby What do Lady Gaga, Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn and the cast of "Grey's Anatomy" have in common? They've all dumped buckets of ice water over their heads in the name of ending a deadly neurodegenerative disease. You could be next. As of...
  • Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios

    Emanuel, Reinsdorf stop by 120 Sports studios
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Jerry Reinsdorf stopped by the 120 Sports studios Friday afternoon, touting the digital sports network for breathing new life into Harpo Studios and creating nearly 200 jobs for Chicago. The 24/7 network, which went live in June,...
  • Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge

     Friend who died of ALS would've loved ice bucket challenge
    When ALS stopped the flow of words from her mouth, my best friend, Germaine Thrash Smith, spoke to me with her eyes. And I always understood. There was no mistaking the loving gaze when her teenage son entered the room, the piercing stare when things...