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  • Jerry Seinfeld Tells David Letterman About His Comedy 'Anti-Show' Made Possible by the Internet

    Jerry Seinfeld sat down for a freewheeling chat with David Letterman on Monday evening -- two comedians, not in cars or drinking coffee, but pretty entertaining anyway. Letterman's interview of Seinfeld at the Paley Center for Media in New York was a...
  • Film Review: 'Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon'

    Toward the end of his documentary "Supermensch," actor-turned-filmmaker Mike Myers notes, "Shep Gordon is the nicest person I've ever met, hands down" -- a slightly redundant declaration by that point, given the largely worshipful tenor of this...
  • Ruslan Provodnikov wants to impress, earn fight with Manny Pacquiao

    Ruslan Provodnikov is moving toward the tricky moment of needing to call out his stablemate Manny Pacquiao. Before that, he can just concentrate on what he does best: throw power punches in a hurry and continue to draw a crowd around his abilities....
  • U.S. sues N.Y. company that workers say made them pray, say 'I love you'

    A federal agency sued a New York customer service provider on Wednesday after allegations the company forced employees to pray, thank God for their jobs and say "I love you" to managers and colleagues at work, and fired those who protested. The Long...
  • Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt

    Foxwoods, Mohegans See Potential In Borscht Belt
    As the allure of Grossinger's faded with the rest of the Borscht Belt in the 1970s and '80s, Mitchell Grossinger Etess and his family envisioned a casino to revive their hotel resort. They tried to get New Yorkers to warm to the idea, which required...
  • 'American Jesus' a superficial look at Protestant subcultures in U.S.

     'American Jesus' a superficial look at Protestant subcultures in U.S.
    In the absorbing but superficial "American Jesus," Spanish documentarian Aram Garriga offers a panoramic overview of Protestant subcultures in America, from Anaheim to Long Island. The director pivots in the third act — persuasively, if heavy-...
  • Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski add to their portfolio
    Emily Blunt has been quite busy — she'll be tearing up the big screen this year — but apparently she still had time to go house shopping. She and husband John Krasinski have spent $2.575 million for a home in Hollywood Hills West. Built in...
  • Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense

    Former Army Ranger Carroll again leads Duke lacrosse defense
    Come Monday, Duke's Casey Carroll hopes to play the game he loves while saluting the sacrifices he and others have made for their country. When better than Memorial Day for a former Army Ranger to end his college lacrosse career in the NCAA championship...
  • On Memorial Day, Let Freedom Of Expression Ring

    On Memorial Day, Let Freedom Of Expression Ring
    His name was Billy Woods, Seaman 2nd Class William Anthony Woods, and he left William Cullen Bryant High School in Queens to join the U.S. Navy. He was aboard the USS Arizona at 7:48 a.m. on Dec. 7, 1941, when the Japanese began their stunning air assault...
  • Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject

    Art Exhibit To Immerse Viewers In Subject
    It’s safe to say that artist Barbara Hocker likes water. Her upcoming installation at the Vernon Community Arts Center will feature water as its central theme, and will immerse visitors in the experience. The exhibition is titled “River/Sea,...
  • Concert Review: Idina Menzel at Radio City Music Hall

    Though she paused for only one costume change, Idina Menzel was an even greater study in multiple personalities during her solo Radio City Music Hall debut than in her current dual role in the musical "If/Then." In between her two ubiquitous girl-power...