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Oscars 2015: Live Blog

Speakeasy's live blog of the 87th Academy Awards provides minute-by-minute analysis of the red carpet, the presenters, the performers, and, most importantly, the winners and losers on Hollywood's biggest night.

Clark Terry, Popular and Prolific Jazz Trumpeter, is Dead at 95

Clark Terry, the influential and prolific jazz trumpeter, died Saturday at 94.

Oscars: 5 Things to Watch For During the Broadcast

Speakeasy lists five things people should look for and consider while watching the Oscars.

Local Favorites: Why Oscar Buzz Varies by Region

A look at mentions of the Oscar nominees on Facebook from Jan. 1 to Feb. 16 indicates “American Sniper” and Bradley Cooper would take the top prize during Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony.

The Ax Man Strummeth: Willie’s ‘Trigger’ and Other Quirky Guitars

Famous guitarists often play instruments that are as well-known as they are. Read about a few examples, from Willie Nelson's Trigger to B.B. King's Lucille.

Exercise Tips From a Nobel Prize Winning Economist

Economist Robert Shiller talks about books, music, exercise and economic bubbles.

Watch a Sneak Peek From Sunday’s ‘Kimmel’ Oscars Special

Watch this sneak peek from Sunday night's "Jimmy Kimmel Live: After the Oscars" special featuring Eddie Redmayne as one of Kimmel's acting students.

The Red Hood Gang Pushes ‘Gotham’ to a ‘Tipping Point’ (Exclusive Video)

Series stars Ben McKenzie and Donal Logue offer some insight into the wannabe Robin Hood and his gang of bank robbers.

Watch Martin Short and Jimmy Fallon Play an Intense Game of ‘Word Sneak’

Jimmy Fallon and Martin Short play "Word Sneak" on "The Tonight Show," and actor Bill Paxton becomes the unfortunate antagonist of their tall tale.

‘Parks and Recreation’ Co-Executive Producer Harris Wittels Dead at 30

"Parks and Recreation" co-executive producer Harris Wittels is dead at age 30. Wittels' death comes less than a week before the "Parks and Rec" series finale. Amy Poehler pays tribute to her colleague at a charity event.

‘The Blacklist’ Recap: Season 2, Episode 12, ‘The Kenyon Family’

Read Speakeasy's recap of "The Blacklist" Recap: season 2, episode 12, 'The Kenyon Family'

‘Scandal’ Recap: Season 4, Episode 13, ‘No More Blood’

Read Speakeasy's recap of "Scandal," season 4, episode 13, "No More Blood."

‘The Vampire Diaries’ Recap: Season 6, Episode 15, ‘Let Her Go’

Read Speakeasy's recap of "The Vampire Diaries" season 6, episode 15, 'Let Her Go'

5 Things to Know About the ‘Peachoid’

The Peachoid is a water tower in Gaffney, S.C., that has become a local landmark. The tower, built in 1981, is undergoing its first complete overhaul and is the subject of a Page One story in The Wall Street Journal about the complications of painting a giant peach.

‘Hot Tub Time Machine 2? Star Rob Corddry’s 5 Must-See Time-Travel Movies

"Hot Tub Time Machine 2" star Rob Corddry digs into the past to highlight his favorite time-warp tales of all-time.

Oscars 2015: The Story Behind Glen Campbell’s ‘I’m Not Gonna Miss You’

Songwriter Julian Raymond and Campbell's wife Kim reflect on the singer's final recording.

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