| Jul 5, 2013
The drops just keep coming in the Paula Deen world — only this time, the white-haired butter empress is not the one getting cut.
In the wake of her public fallout over her use of a racial slur, she has endured a windfall of setbacks. Companies...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 7:43 AM
Embattled chef Paula Deen has found an unlikely supporter in vampire novelist Anne Rice, who has gone on Facebook to defend the silver-haired (former) Food Network star, who is facing widening accusations of racism -- as well as a loss of corporate...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 12:02 PM
Here's evolution for you: Jane Austen may be set to replace Charles Darwin on the British £10 note.
That's according to the retiring governor of the Bank of England, Sir Mervyn King, who has said that the author of "Pride and Prejudice" is "quietly...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 10:14 AM
When does an author know she's made it? Is it when her first book is published, she gets a deal with a major publisher, her book tops bestseller lists, the movie contracts are signed? All those things have happened in the last year or so to virtually...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 4:00 AM
CBS executives and publicists huddled in the back of the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton with anticipation.
The network, one of more than a dozen participating over a two-week period, was hosting a marathon day previewing its new fall shows...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Nigella Lawson, the celebrity food writer and TV personality behind Food Network's "Nigella Feasts," is at the center of a controversy regarding recent paparazzi photos that show her husband Charles Saatchi's hands around her neck during an argument at...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:00 AM
It's a family reunion for Sookie (Anna Paquin) and Jason (Ryan Kwanten) Stackhouse in "True Blood" Episode 62 ("The Sun") when they discover a mysterious stranger, Niall (Rutger Hauer), is their faerie grandfather. And not just any faerie — he&...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The best that can be said for the Supreme Court's ruling on affirmative action in college admissions is that it did not immediately and totally ban the practice. But the decision to send a University of Texas at Austin case back to the appeals court...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Harvey Weinstein loves a good fight -- especially if it helps him promote one of his company's movies.
So when the MPAA's title registration bureau decided this week that the Weinstein Co. couldn't use the title "The Butler" on Lee Daniels' upcoming...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 1:21 PM
The streaming live feeds of the current cast of "Big Brother" can enhance the prime-time viewing experience, but recently those feeds captured some contestants of the CBS reality series uttering racist and homophobic comments.
According to Zap2It,...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 9:32 PM
For Thursday night: Paula Deen's book isn't even out yet and it's already number one on Amazon. And at the bottom of the sales page it says, "Customers who like this book may also like Alabama in the 1950s."... Conan......