| Mar 25, 2011
| 1:49 PM
TOWACO, NJ (WPIX) -- Real Housewife husband Guiseppe “Joe” Giudice just can’t stay out of trouble.
A month after he was reportedly detained by police for a messy bar brawl in the Dominican Republic, he was busted Friday for using a...
| Sep 29, 2010
| 3:46 PM
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. -- Stand-up comic Greg Giraldo has died four days after being admitted to a hospital after overdosing on prescription medication.
He was 44.
A Comedy Central regular and judge on "Last Comic Standing," Giraldo was found...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 12:37 PM
Die-hard fans of Bravo's hit reality show 'The Real Housewives of New Jersey' can now get an inside look at some of the places their favorite cast members frequent in the tony town of Franklin Lakes.
An event planning company based in Wayne put...
| Jul 1, 2011
| 7:27 PM
Former WBC light welterweight boxing champ
Billy Costello, 55, a former WBC light welterweight boxing champion who won his first 30 professional fights, died of lung cancer Wednesday at a hospital in his hometown of Kingston, N.Y., said...
| Jul 7, 2011
A little more than a year ago, the makers of "Zookeeper" took the Kevin James comedy to the AMC Ontario Mills 30 multiplex for a test screening. The talking-animals film had been scheduled to be released in October 2010, but the Sony Pictures brass were...
| Apr 7, 2011
| 6:17 PM
The most telling moment in "Come to the Edge," Christina Haag's memoir of her love affair with John F. Kennedy Jr., comes after his death in a plane crash off Martha's Vineyard.
There are two memorial services, one for dignitaries and family, the other...
| Nov 14, 2010
Running the Books
The Adventures of an Accidental Prison Librarian
Doubleday/Nan A. Talese: 400 pp., $26
"In the joint, they call me Bookie." They also call Avi Steinberg "the main book man. I like that. I can't help it. For an asthmatic...
| Nov 21, 2010
High in his ridgeline home, sitting on a porch that feels like a ledge, Gerard Way peered through cigarette smoke and the late-afternoon Pasadena haze as he searched his memory for the moment when his band, My Chemical Romance, shed its skin. "I think,"...
| Dec 12, 2010
For someone trying to sell a book, it couldn't get much better than this: Oprah Winfrey, the nation's reader-in-chief, was holding up a glossy volume of Michael Jackson photographs for her vast television audience while tossing softball questions to its...
| Nov 7, 2010
The Poetry Lesson
Princeton University Press: 128 pp., $19.95
This book, with its punishing, dread-inspiring title and pleading skeleton on the cover, is actually one of the funniest, most irreverent you'll read this year. Part memoir,...
| Oct 17, 2010
What is it, Gay Talese is asking, about sports? It occupies a messy, emotional territory in which we embrace, and, just as easily, discard, heroes. "It's not just losing the game," Talese reflects, voice etched with the soft syllables of southern New...