Peter Leonard first figured out his father was cooler than most anyone else at an early age, when he was crawling around under the church pew and noticed Elmore Leonard’s ultra-mod ankle boots — you know, the kind
Sci-fi movies, we all know, create unlikely heroes, and this summer’s no exception.
Remember Brad Pitt as a U.N. inspector in “World War Z”? He just wanted to hang at home with his family, but he had to
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Twitch is another step closer to becoming the Netflix of the video game world.
The popular video game footage streaming service will be available on Sony’s next-generation PlayStation 4 when it’s released later this
NEW YORK (AP) — Sony says it will launch its latest video game console, the PlayStation 4, on Nov. 15 in the U.S. and Canada.
Sony Corp. said Tuesday that the gaming system will launch in Australia and
NEW YORK (AP) — Al-Jazeera America has entered the cable-news fray long dominated by CNN, MSNBC and Fox News Channel.
The Qatar (GUH’-tur)-based news organization launched its U.S. network at 3 p.m. Eastern time with a one-hour preview
NEW YORK (AP) — Aretha Franklin won’t say what caused her latest health problems, but says she’s had a “miraculous” recovery and is looking forward to performing soon.
“My treatments are going very well. My last CAT scan,
NEW YORK (AP) — CBS continued to rule among viewers last week, scoring 11 of the top 20 prime-time shows.
But the most-watched program of the week was “Duck Dynasty,” A&E’s hit unscripted series about Louisiana bayou brothers
LAPEER, Mich. (AP) — Michigan police have put out partial descriptions of three male suspects in the abduction, beating and robbery of the lead singer of rock group The Calling after a performance at a festival.
Prime-time viewership numbers compiled by the Nielsen Co. for Aug. 12-18. Listings include the week’s ranking and viewership.
1. “Duck Dynasty,” A&E, 11.77 million.
2. “Under the Dome,” CBS, 10.36 million.
3. “America’s Got Talent” (Wednesday, 9 p.m.),
DETROIT (AP) — Ten things to know about Elmore Leonard, the acclaimed crime novelist who died Tuesday at age 87.
1. HE WROTE ON PAPER
Leonard wrote longhand on 63-page unlined yellow pads that were custom-made for
NEW YORK (AP) — NBC’s “Today” show is investing in readers.
The morning program announced Tuesday that it is starting a new book club. Its first club pick is “The Bone Season,” the debut novel of 21-year-old Samantha
NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — The Newport Jazz Festival may have just wrapped up another year but organizers are already planning for the 60th anniversary of the iconic musical event’s founding.
The Newport Festivals Foundation announced Tuesday that next
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman have strong opinions about the demise of “Smash,” the highly anticipated but ultimately much maligned TV series about the making of Broadway musicals.
But to borrow from one of
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, August 12, to Sunday, August 18, via Facebook, Tumblr,
The following list represents the top streamed tracks on Spotify from Monday, August 12, to Sunday, August 18:
1. Robin Thicke, “Blurred Lines” (Star Trak LLC/Interscope)
2. Jay-Z, “Holy Grail” (Roc Nation)
3. Avicii, “Wake Me
“Tell No Lies” (St. Martin’s Press), by Gregg Hurwitz
A race to stop a killer begins when a piece of mail is delivered to the wrong person in “Tell No Lies,” the latest thriller from Gregg Hurwitz.
DETROIT (AP) — Elmore Leonard, a former adman who later in life became one of America’s foremost crime writers, has died. He was 87.
His researcher, Gregg Sutter, says Elmore passed away Tuesday morning from complications from a
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of One Direction fans are gathering in London’s Leicester Square, where the boy band’s first feature film is getting its world premiere.
Some slept in the square overnight to stake out a spot near
DETROIT (AP) — Elmore Leonard, best-selling chronicler of schemers, clever conmen and casual killers, dies.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Netflix says it’s reached a multi-year agreement with The Weinstein Co. that will give it the exclusive streaming rights to the company’s first-run films starting in 2016.
Weinstein Co.’s movies include “The Artist”