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  • Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure

    Nobel Prize gives researcher and Hopkins more exposure
    Few understand the club that Adam Riess joined Tuesday when he received a 5:30 a.m. phone call from Sweden. But Carol Greider received the same call two years ago, and soon she'll sit with her Johns Hopkins University colleague and tell him what it's...
  • Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central

    Itzhak Perlman joins Stephen Colbert on Comedy Central
    Violinst Itzhak Perlman took a break from his performance schedule this week to put in a guest appearance on Comedy Central's "The Colbert Report." The episode aired Wednesday night and featured the famed violinist performing Fritz Kreisler's "Spanish...
  • Ben McKenzie, Fred Willard among guest stars for 'Carol' comedy

    Ben McKenzie, Fred Willard among guest stars for 'Carol' comedy
    The upcoming Second City production of "A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens!" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre will feature a changing roster of guest stars. Among the names confirmed to make guest appearances in the comedy production are "Southland" star...
  • Best-sellers

    Best-sellers
    HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Notorious Nineteen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam, $28). Stephanie Plum is back on the case and searching for a missing man who has been accused of embezzling millions from an assisted-living facility. Last week: — 2....
  • Programming alert: Paul McCartney appears tonight on "The Colbert Report"

    Programming alert: Paul McCartney appears tonight on "The Colbert Report"
     “I think this McCartney kid’s got something special and I’m gonna put him on the map!” So says Stephen Colbert, who will host the ex-Beatle for an hourlong edition of "The Colbert Report"at 11:30 p.m. tonight (Wednesday, June...
  • Paul McCartney takes over 'The Colbert Report'

    Paul McCartney takes over 'The Colbert Report'
    Sometimes it pays to have your own talk show. Case in point: On Wednesday, Paul McCartney paid a visit to “The Colbert Report,” sitting for a lengthy interview and playing six – count 'em, six – songs in a special hour-long...
  • Fred Willard climbs onto HBO's comedy 'Family Tree'

    Fred Willard climbs onto HBO's comedy 'Family Tree'
    It may be a bit of a stretch for actor Fred Willard, but in Sunday’s episode of Christopher Guest’s delightful new HBO comedy, “Family Tree,” he will step into the time-honored TV role of wacky next-door neighbor. He plays...
  • Boston-Chicago thriller is most-watched Stanley Cup game in 16 years

    Boston-Chicago thriller is most-watched Stanley Cup game in 16 years
    The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins in a triple-overtime showdown on Wednesday night. But the real take-away from the thrilling Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Finals was that it was the most-watched Finals Game 1 in 16 years. The audience for...
  • 'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe

    'The Daily Show' mocks gay marriage opponents around the globe
    Given the rapidly evolving status of gay rights here in the U.S, where the Boy Scouts of America recently lifted a ban on gay youths and the Supreme Court prepares to rule on two same-sex marriage cases,  John Oliver decided it was time to check up on the...
  • The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more

    The Gold Standard: Emmy picks for movies, minis, reality and more
    Emmy voters like a good epic and find biopics irresistible. How will these clashing sensibilities play out in this year's movie/miniseries race? And now that Jon Stewart has vacated his chair for a few weeks, might it be possible for someone to steal...
  • Howard Stern has tough 'Tonight Show' advice for Jimmy Fallon

    Howard Stern has tough 'Tonight Show' advice for Jimmy Fallon
    Never one to mince words, Howard Stern had some tough advice for Jimmy Fallon about the latter's impending takeover of “The Tonight Show.” During a visit to “Late Night,” Stern congratulated Fallon on the “fantastic”...