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  • Cannes Unveils 2014 Official Selection Lineup

    Tommy Lee Jones, Bennett Miller, David Cronenberg and Atom Egoyan will square off with Jean-Luc Godard, Mike Leigh, Ken Loach and Michel Hazanavicius for the Palme d'Or at the 67th annual Cannes Film Festival, which unveiled its official selection...
  • 'Vikings' preview: Shirtless fighting, that's exciting

    'Vikings' preview: Shirtless fighting, that's exciting
    After the shocking developments in last week's episode of "Vikings," I thought it might be fun to highlight a lighter for fans this week. May I present this week's Shirtless TV Men of the Week: Alexander Ludwig and Clive Standen? In "Boneless," airing...
  • Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses

    Ellicott City man sentenced for terrorism offenses
    Lawyers argued for almost two hours Thursday whether the skinny, hollow-cheeked young man from Ellicott City sitting in court was a dangerous al-Qaida plotter or a kid with undiagnosed psychological problems who was led astray by a cabal of bumbling...
  • Take our St. Patrick's Day quiz: Gingers, shamrocks, parades, more

    For St. Patrick's Day, we poked around for Ireland- and holiday-themed trivia. Are there really that many redheads in Ireland? Per capita, does the island nation really bend the elbow more than the rest of the world? Was St. Pat born Irish? Test yourself....
  • Two threads, three cultures

    Two threads, three cultures
    These might be the best, busiest, most complex weeks of the year in our house, and it's all because of two threads. One red, one green. The most important is the red one — the cultural tether that stretches back to Chengdu, China, where our...
  • Google doodle is green for St. Patrick's Day: Take our redheaded quiz

    Google is celebrating St. Patrick's Day with a stained-glass doodle in green. On Sunday, Americans celebrated Irish ancestry across the nation, with traditional parades in London, Boston, Montreal, New York and other cities.  West Boylston, Mass.,...
  • Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style

    Weekend preview: Doing St. Patrick's Day with style
    The satire issue of “T: The New York Times Style Magazine” came out this week, and it includes a piece on the “forgotten literary genius” of J.P. Donleavy, a timely reminder of the cozy relationship between Ireland and America,...
  • Jimmy Murphy dies at 75; ran celebrity hangout Jimmy's Beverly Hills

    Jimmy Murphy, the genial Irishman who reigned as a Beverly Hills dining room power broker for more than three decades, has died. The longtime maitre d', first at the Bistro in Beverly Hills and later at his own Jimmy's Beverly Hills, was an icon in the...
  • Oscar Parties 2014: The Ultimate Guide

    In 2014, the week leading up to and including Academy Awards Sunday is packed with events, parties, pampering salons and luxury suites, so much so that Hollywood A-listers, nominees and influencers -- who are, naturally, invited to everything -- will need...
  • Cops Called to Oscar Wilde Awards as Conan O'Brien Is Honored

    The U.S.-Ireland alliance came in for some gentle ribbing at Thursday's Oscar Wilde Awards held at Bad Robot in Santa Monica. Then the party became even more fun as cops showed up. "This is the nicest event close to Olympic," joked Joel McHale. As the...
  • Patrick, we hardly know ye

    March has not yet brought spring, with the Mid-Atlantic cowering under a fresh White Doom From Above warning for tomorrow and Monday, but already the mangling of the name of the patron saint of Ireland is well advanced.  Every year on Twitter,...