| Aug 14, 2010
Publisher with a knack for new talent
Elaine Koster, 69, a publisher and literary agent with a knack for new talent who gave a second chance to an obscure horror writer named Stephen King and took on an unknown Khaled Hosseini and his...
| Sep 24, 2010
| 4:20 PM
When my last semester in college rolled around, I had finished all my requirements except for a science class. After quickly filling that with a general environmental science class, I embarked on a mission to find three classes with the perfect mix of...
| Aug 15, 2011
It may be hard to believe after seeing him wear a chicken costume at this year's Grammys and a Darth Vader costume at the 2006 MTV Movie Awards, but Cee Lo Green — the man behind the hit revenge anthem "Forget You" — insists he's really not...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:26 PM
Jim Hammond, second from left, and some very bad puppets. Photos by Eric Bojanowski.
On a cracked wooden stage inside the World and Eye Arts Center in downtown Fort Lauderdale, the scene, for exactly 30 seconds, seems ripped from a lost episode of Jim...
| Nov 22, 2011
A frisky new film showcasing some old pals made out of felt, charm and some kind of genius, the Disney release "The Muppets" overcomes a jaded streak reflecting its makers' nervousness about selling Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Fozzie Bear and the gang to...
| Nov 28, 2011
| 2:40 PM
Before I tell the happy story of how much I loved "The Muppets," I want to tell a sad story.
Earlier this year, my mother took my cousins (ages 7 and 10) on a trip to Walt Disney World. One of the theme parks features a 3-D movie starring The Muppets. ...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:20 AM
Sesame Street debuted in 1969, the year I was born. I grew up watching it and then watching as Jim Henson brought his puppet creations to The Muppet Show.
I was done watching Sesame Street before the Elmo character ever debuted, but when the Tickle Me...
| Feb 22, 2010
| 4:32 PM
When Michael Giacchino was in elementary school, all his friends were following the rock bands of the moment, notably Led Zeppelin, the Who and the Beatles. But Giacchino admits that he was "pretty adverse" to rock 'n' roll. "I hate......
| Jan 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Warren the Ape, longtime sidekick of Greg the Bunny, is happy someone's finally giving him his due. "'Greg the Bunny' in 1999? Canceled. 'Greg the Bunny' on Fox in 2002? Canceled. 'Greg the Bunny.' IFC. 2005. Canceled! So finally someone......
| Aug 8, 2008
Bernie Brillstein, the Hollywood power broker who helped produce shows like "The Sopranos" and managed the careers of "Saturday Night Live" comedians, has died. He was 77.
The studio head, manager, producer and talent agent died of chronic pulmonary...
| May 20, 2008
The third season of "The Muppet Show" released on a 4-disc DVD set shows no sign of losing steam. Beyond the nostalgia, adults will be pleasantly surprised at how well the absurdist humor holds up and how young generations respond to the infectiously...