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  • 'Sharknado 2': Just when you thought it was safe to go to Times Square �

    LOS ANGELES The idea of making a movie about a tornado that scoops up thousands of sharks and sends them flying through the air to chomp their way through a bevy of people, places and things sounds totally ridiculous. That didn't stop Syfy from moving...
  • Q&A: 'Sharknado 2′ Writer on Celebrity Cameos, Misunderstood Sharks

    After the viral success of 2013's "Sharknado," Thunder Levin returns to the writing room to pen the sequel, a new disaster adventure set in the streets of New York. "Sharknado 2: The Second One" airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on SyFy. How did this crazy idea...
  • Cracking down on anti-Semetic Elmo

    Cracking down on anti-Semetic Elmo
    A man dressed as Elmo who went on an anti-Semetic tirade and a costumed Cookie Monster who misbehaved, has the creators of Sesame Street cracking down on NYC street performers impersonating their characters. Sesame Workshop announced on Tuesday that...
  • 'Sesame Street' aims to teach lesson to Times Square Elmo

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Elmo and Cookie Monster have long delighted young viewers on TV's "Sesame Street," but the recent antics of New York street performers dressed as the beloved characters have drawn the ire of city officials...
  • New York may regulate costumed characters after unseemly incidents

    New York may regulate costumed characters after unseemly incidents
    These are tough times for Batman in Gotham City. His fellow comic book characters hustling for tips in Times Square are giving superheroes a bad name. Spider-Man even punched out a cop last week. And there's a new mayor with an attitude that does...
  • Art Everywhere: Coming to a billboard or subway platform near you

    Art Everywhere: Coming to a billboard or subway platform near you
    On Aug. 4, digital billboards in New York's Times Square will flash with renowned American art. It will be a brief but shining respite from the blunt force with which commercial imagery regularly bombards our psyches by means of billboards, bus shelters,...
  • ‘Spider-Man’ spinoff ‘Sinister Six’ set for 2016, sequel pushed to 2018

     
    Fans will have to wait a little longer to see Andrew Garfield swing back into theaters as Spider-Man. Sony Pictures […]...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...
  • Five Comedy Incubations That Hatched Into Major Stars and Projects

    Last month, during a master class at the Taormina Film Festival, no less a star than Ben Stiller admitted that his career wouldn't have gotten far if he'd relied on auditions, which seldom went his way early on, for other people's projects. "A lot of...
  • 'Spider-Man' charged with punching police officer in Times Square

    'Spider-Man' charged with punching police officer in Times Square
    A street performer dressed as Spider-Man in New York City's Times Square was arrested after punching a police officer who scolded him for demanding more money from a couple he had posed with for a picture, police said on Sunday. The Saturday afternoon...
  • Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs

    Even, new hotel brand, is for healthful eaters and fitness buffs
    America, here's a new hotel that wants to help you make healthy choices. Even Hotels, created specifically for "wellness-minded travelers," is opening two locations on the East Coast this month and plans three more by the end of 2015. The brand is being...