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Stephen Colbert Has an Exclusive ‘Cutting Edge’ Apple Product

The 'Colbert Report' host weighs in on wearable technology with his own bulky slant

Cher Delays ‘Dressed To Kill’ Tour Because of Illness

Singer Cher was forced to postpone the start of the second leg of her “Dressed to Kill Tour” due to an acute viral infection.

Runway Recap: Oscar de la Renta, Tory Burch, J.Crew and More from Day 6 of NYFW

Elephants at Oscar, Picasso at Tory and more culottes--this time, from J.Crew in the New York Fashion Week runway recap.

EA Sports Removing Ray Rice From Madden NFL 15 Game

Video-game maker Electronic Arts said it will remove former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice from its Madden NFL 15 game, following his release from the team and suspension from the football league for a domestic violence-related incident.

U2, Apple and the Deal Behind Getting ‘Songs of Innocence’ Free of Charge

During Apple’s latest launch event, the rock group U2 announced the release of its 13th album on iTunes, free of charge. But the band and its label, Universal Music Group, didn’t simply give their product away.

‘Songs of Innocence’—and Commercial Experience

During Apple’s latest launch event, the rock group U2 announced the release of its 13th album on iTunes, free of charge. But the band and its label, Universal Music Group, didn’t simply give their product away.

Author Richard Flanagan On Reading Comics and Making the Man Booker Short List

The Australian author Richard Flanagan, who is on the short list for this year's Man Booker Prize, talks with Speakeasy about his favorite reads from childhood and today.

Broadway Theaters to Dim Lights in Memory of Joan Rivers

The Broadway League said theaters will dim their lights on Broadway tonight in memory of Joan Rivers. The move follows an earlier announcement the lights would not be dimmed because Rivers did not qualify for such treatment.

Listen to Daniel Lanois’ Hypnotic ‘Opera’ From His New Album ‘Flesh and Machine’

The famed producer announces a new direction for his eighth studio album, due out this fall

Read the Opening Lines from Books on the Man Booker Shortlist

The shortlist of nominees for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction includes two Americans for the first time.

Ryan Adams on Jamming With Johnny Depp and Why Records Still Matter

Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams recently talked with Speakeasy about his new album, "Ryan Adams," and his new studio, Pax Am.

Adam Driver Talks ‘Hungry Hearts,’ ‘This Is Where I Leave You’ and ‘Star Wars’

Adam Driver talked with Speakeasy at the Toronto Film Festival about his new projects, building a film career after “Girls,” and working with J.J. Abrams on “Star Wars."

Neil Diamond Returns With New Album ‘Melody Road’

The 73-year-old musician will release his first album of new material six years this fall.

Watch the Teaser for ‘Scandal,’ Season 4

ABC released a teaser-trailer for the new season of "Scandal," which begins Sept. 25.

Runway Recap: Carolina Herrera, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, Polo in the Park and more from Day 5 of NYFW

GoPros on the runway at Rag & Bone, a 4-D fashion show at Ralph Lauren and more from the tech-heavy fifth day of New York Fashion Week.

Russell Banks Spurs Film Revival in New York’s North Country

Novelist Russell Banks is helping rally support for the revival of a film festival in New York’s Adirondack Mountains, part of a longer-term effort to make the resort town of Lake Placid a hub for film-making. The Lake Placid Film Forum...Show More Summary

Artist Wim Delvoye On Courting Controversy with Twisted Wheels, Crucifixes,

The Belgian artist Wim Delvoye uses technology to develop new, complex shapes that will attract interest for what they are and not because they are trying to make a larger point.

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