During Sunday night’s Oscars ceremony, the wrong Best Picture winner was called out by presenter Faye Dunaway, a photo of living producer was displayed during the “In Memoriam” segment, and among the notable celebrities who died in the past year missing from that montage were Garry Shandling, Florence Henderson, and…
The “In Memoriam” segment at the Academy Awards generates controversy pretty much every year for the people it leaves out (this year’s snubs: Gary Shandling and Florence Henderson), but it doesn’t usually go so far as using a photo of a person who is, in fact, alive.
Colleges banned them from their campuses, airlines banned them from their planes, your mom banned them from her dang house—along with Ryan, who’s still as no-good as ever—and now, Amazon has banned them from its store. Mashable reported Wednesday that “all hoverboards, regardless of brand, [have been] scrubbed from…
Lincoln, my sweet, humble wood stork: since the moment you stepped on that CNN debate stage 10 days ago, you were everything to me.
Remember how Joan Rivers was left out of the In Memoriam tribute at the Oscars last night? Surprisingly, that made a lot of people angry. Even more surprisingly, the Academy has responded with a lame attempt to explain themselves.
Today at her home, Lauren Bacall, a screen legend and one of the greatest actress in cinema history, died at the age of 89. This scene from the 1944 film To Have and Have Not is absolutely one her best performances in her long, illustrious career and it's a fitting way to remember her legendary life and career.
In the wake of the death of Robin Williams, there has been an outpouring of grief, disbelief and just general feels about the loss of a man who was truly a national treasure. While the passing of any great figure is terrible, this tragedy has been compounded by the news that Williams committed suicide.
"This is unusual and upsetting," Conan O'Brien said to his audience on Monday night. "But we got some news during the show."
Some of those watching the Oscars on Sunday night had complaints about the In Memoriam segment, which commemorates the lives of those who worked in the industry who died the previous year. There were those who were upset that Cory Monteith wasn't included, and others who remarked that Harold Ramis didn't have a long…
Harold Ramis, who died Monday at age 69, was a comedy supergenius. He made movies for everyone, but I was drawn to them for their absurdity and wit via a very specific breed of person they highlighted: Smart people with bad attitudes, the people you might describe as too clever for their own good, AKA wiseasses.…
RIP former NYC Mayor Ed Koch. From the Times:
When I was a kiddo, my favorite writers were the folks I could always read at my grandparents' house: political satirist Art Buchwald, proto-mommyblogger and humorist Erma Bombeck, and the great, sensible, kind Dear Abby. Her writing was as interesting when I was 6 as it was when I was 26, and her advice was always…
In 2007, French model Isabelle Caro famously posed for an anti-anorexia billboard plastered in Milan during fashion week. Today, various media outlets are reporting that Caro has died.
The singer was found dead yesterday at the age of 54. Known as the "Ivory Queen of Soul," she was one of the very few white artists to sign with Motown records. Additional track below.
A garment by Alexander McQueen is not necessarily a "safe" pick for a celebrity.