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  • More memories of Joan Rivers...Broadway and charitable doings around town... 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' -- Thoroughly BAD movie!

    "Most of the media industry's problems can be boiled down to simple math -- or is it physics? Whichever it is, it's not good. "On one axis, we can plot the dynamic force of advertising rates, cratering toward ground level. On the other, we see the...
  • New York officials face off with Times Square superheroes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City officials on Monday tackled Spider Man, Elmo and other fictional favorites with a proposal to intensify a crackdown on the costumed street performers who wander Times Square and pose with tourists for tips. If passed,...
  • New York City cracks down on Elmo, other Times Square costumed characters

    New York City cracks down on Elmo, other Times Square costumed characters
    New York City officials on Monday tackled Spider Man, Elmo and other fictional favorites with a proposal to intensify a crackdown on the costumed street performers who wander Times Square and pose with tourists for tips. If passed, the law would require...
  • Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in humid U.S. Open match

    Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in humid U.S. Open match
    — It is turning out to be the relationship that gives engagements a bad name. First, golf star Rory McIlroy calls off the wedding with tennis star Caroline Wozniacki and wins the British Open and the PGA. Then, Wozniacki starts a run of success...
  • 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...
  • Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay

    Fast-food protests: Dozens of workers arrested in strike for higher pay
    Dozens of fast-food workers from Los Angeles to Manhattan were arrested as they escalated a fight for better pay Thursday with strikes, rallies and acts of civil disobedience. Police took 10 people into custody after the protesters linked arms and sat...
  • U.S. fast-food workers protest over pay, hundreds arrested

    NEW YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. fast-food workers staged protests in some 150 cities on Thursday in a fight for higher pay, and organizers said more than 450 were arrested from Manhattan's Times Square to Los Angeles. About 400 protesters clogged...
  • 'But Always' turns romance into a syrupy mess

     'But Always' turns romance into a syrupy mess
    The Chinese import "But Always" is such a mawkish romantic melodrama you half expect one of its ill-fated leads to declare, "Love means never having to say you're sorry." But that would be positively profound compared with most of what passes for...
  • Trabajadores de cadenas comida rápida protestan en EEUU por alza de salario mínimo

    NUEVA YORK/LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Trabajadores de compañías de comida rápida protestaron el jueves en unas 150 ciudades de Estados Unidos buscando un aumento de sus salarios, y los organizadores dijeron que se produjeron más de 450 arrestos en varios...
  • Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore

    Star chefs lay it on the table at Horseshoe Casino Baltimore
    You can thank Wolfgang Puck. The era of good casino dining is generally traced back to 1992, when the Los Angeles-based chef opened a version of his famed Hollywood restaurant, Spago, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. From then on, you didn't have to...
  • Venice Film Review: 'Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - A quarter-century after "Batman" ushered in the era of Hollywood mega-tentpoles -- hollow comicbook pictures manufactured to enthrall teens and hustle merch -- a penitent Michael Keaton returns with the comeback of the century,...