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  • 'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking

    'A Kim Jong-Il Production' times it right, post-Sony hacking
    In publishing, as in showbiz, timing is critical. Serendipity seems to have smiled on author Paul Fischer and his new book, "A Kim Jong-Il Production: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker, His Star Actress and a Young Dictator's Rise to...
  • AP Interview: UN official says North Korea must abolish cult of Kim, not just prison camps

    A campaign within the United Nations to haul North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before an international court for crimes against humanity has touched off a defensive fury in Pyongyang, where it's being treated like a diplomatic declaration of war —...
  • GOP senators, and possible 2016 rivals, vie at Koch brothers retreat

    Three potential Republican presidential contenders parried on issues including Cuba policy and the qualities necessary to win the White House during a Sunday night panel discussion that also afforded an unprecedented, if limited, peek into the workings of...
  • Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy

    Margaret Cho's Golden Globes character stirs controversy
    Sunday night's Golden Globes saw hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler take on the sexism of Hollywood and the rape allegations against Bill Cosby, but a recurring gag about North Korea with Margaret Cho playing an army general / HFPA member has fallen flat with...
  • Golden Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins

    Golden Globes 2015: New, progressive TV shows score big wins
    The Golden Globes honored the new and the socially progressive in TV on Sunday, with top awards going to two freshman series, Amazon's transgender comedy "Transparent" and Showtime's extramarital drama "The Affair." Offering thanks for the comedy...
  • North Korea marks third anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death

    North Korea marks third anniversary of Kim Jong Il's death
    North Korea on Wednesday marked the third anniversary of the death of former leader Kim Jong Il, ending a traditional period of mourning and setting the stage for his son Kim Jong Un to further entrench himself as the country’s unchallenged leader....
  • Paramount pulls screenings of 'Team America: World Police,' theaters say

    Paramount Pictures has put the kibosh on screenings of its 2004 North Korea-themed comedy "Team America: World Police," according to movie theaters in Cleveland and Atlanta. David Huffman, director of marketing at Cleveland Cinemas, told The Times...
  • U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea

    U.S. tries to tackle hackers behind Sony attack blamed on North Korea
    Washington made the woes of cyberattack victim Sony Pictures its own on Thursday as the White House acknowledged that the devastating strike against the big Hollywood studio was a matter of national security that would be met by a forceful government...
  • 'Team America' screenings canceled in wake of Sony hack

    'Team America' screenings canceled in wake of Sony hack
    "Team America: World Police" won't strike a blow for freedom of speech after all. Alamo Drafthouse defiantly replaced "The Interview" with a Dec. 27 screening of the 2004 satire after "The Interview" was yanked from screens over a terrorist threat....
  • Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes

    Some Sony lessons: What a difference a hack makes
    The Sony hack and the demise of "The Interview" have people howling about appeasement, corporate shenanigans and Kim Jong Un's private life. What will happen next? What should have happened already? And how will it ripple through Hollywood, Washington and...
  • Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures

    Internet expert Douglas Thomas on the hacking of Sony Pictures
    There are myriad ramifications to the hacking of Sony's computers and the domino effect of its yanking "The Interview," in the wake of a murky threat from the North Korean cyber underground. Putting it in perspective is Douglas Thomas' turf. The USC...