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BookCon and Book Expo Of America In New York -- One City, Two Events and LOTS of Books

The Book Expo Of America (BEA) and BookCon 2.0 just ended this weekend in New York City. If you love books, you should have been there. Actually, if you love movies or TV shows, you should have been there too, since lots of your favorite movies and TV shows are based on books or spin-off books. Show More Summary

NatGeo Loses Its Compass

'To hell with looking for the truth, where's the simplest drama located ?' The National Geographic Channel is known for high-quality nature shows, non-fiction programs and factual documentaries, including those with a focus on history. Show More Summary

Happy 50th Birthday Brooke Shields: The Child Star Who Grew Up On Our Screens

Bushy-browed Brooke Shields turns 50 on Sunday, May 31 (can you believe it?). High50's Alexa Baracaia looks at her life, from starring in The Blue Lagoon at 14 and her Calvin Klein ads at 15, to her marriage to Andre Agassi and her tell-all...Show More Summary

16 Things I Learned About Ringo Starr From Stephen Roderick's Recent Rolling Stone Profile

He's 74. He was an only child. As a kid, he spent two years in a sanatorium with tuberculosis. He's been married to former Bond Girl Barbara Bach Starkey for 34 years. He's been sober for 26 years. He's small. Around five feet, six inches and 120 pounds. Show More Summary

The Thrill is Gone

BB King has died. He wasn't my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician... and he influenced everyone. The moment we heard that Riley B. King -- known universally both as "BB" and as the King of the Blues -- had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Show More Summary

Meeting Teen Idols as an Adult

No. 1 Duran Duran Fan Duran Duran existed in my record player, my scrapbook and in my dreams at night. Like many teenagers in the 1980s, I had every inch of my bedroom wallpapered with their faces. Nothing was spared; even my piano was covered with pictures from Smash Hits. Show More Summary

Damian McGinty Knocks It Out of the Park with Stunning Performance of National Anthem

He may be from Northern Ireland, but Damian McGinty (Glee, Celtic Thunder) knocked it out of the park (pun intended) the first time he performed the U.S. national anthem, before an audience of 30,000! Damian sang the anthem at the May 19 Kansas City Royals vs. Show More Summary

U2's Innocence + Experience Tour in Los Angeles

[All words and photographs by Lindsey Best] Tuesday night U2 brought their new Innocence + Experience tour to Los Angeles for the first of five shows at the Forum. While U2 has always aimed to find creative new ways to bridge the gap...Show More Summary

Looking Back at the Hangout Heroes: San Fermin, Take a Bow

Two weeks ago, the 2015 Hangout music festival officially began on the beach along the Alabama Gulf Coast, a setting that artists and fans alike agree is one of the most beautiful for an event of this magnitude. With more than 70 acts,...Show More Summary

Bruce Jenner Flooded With Women's Clothing Offers

Bruce? Jenner has yet to makes his debut as a woman, but the good news is that he has been inundated with clothing deals and endorsement offers, Dish Nation has exclusively learned. A bevy of independent clothing companies have reached...Show More Summary

Great Conversations: Dennis Hopper

Dennis Hopper: actor, artist, filmmaker, Hollywood survivor. Today, May 29th, marks five years since Dennis Hopper shucked his mortal coil. Hopper had been on my short list of "dream interviews" during my tenure at Venice Magazine. When...Show More Summary

'Dead. Gay. Fictional.' Short Film Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Coming home after yet another bad date, what single woman hasn't poured herself an extra large glass of wine and thought, "I guess what they say is true: the only good men left out there are either dead, gay, or fictional." This is exactly...Show More Summary

Ann Roth Honored at NYWFT's Designing Women

Even though she loves awards, Meryl Streep did not show up to introduce Ann Roth at last night's New York Women in Film & Television's Designing Women evening, where the legendary costume designer was being honored for lifetime achievement. Show More Summary

Zaki's Review: San Andreas

In my review of Godzilla last year, I noted how my current hometown of San Francisco gets pretty thoroughly clobbered during the course of that movie's hot monster-on-monster action. Well, here we are one summer later, and once again the poor Bay Area falls victim to the mega-destructo demands of summer blockbuster season. Show More Summary

First Nighter: Jim Parsons is God in "An Act of God," Robert Creighton is James Cagney in "Cagney"

Jim Parsons, adored for his appearances as Sheldon Lee Cooper on The Big Bang Theory, is now appearing at Studio 54 (although it's not a Studio 54 production) as the Supreme Being, though there's a catch. An Act of God is the idea--a...Show More Summary

Podcast Reviews: Henry & Heidi AND The Pauly Shore Podcast Show

Podcasting is open to any and all, illustrated again recently by the entrance of musician, writer, journalist, publisher, actor, television and radio host, spoken word artist, comedian, and activist Henry Rollins, with his Henry & Heidi...Show More Summary

'Poltergeist' and Why Gender Tropes are Apparently 'Ok' so Long as They Target Teens

So I've recently seen the movie Poltergeist, the 'eh' remake of the 1982 Steven Spielberg original. It manages a few thrills so long as you're not hung up on things like tight narrative or good acting. My 11-year-old son enjoyed it though, so consider that the bookend to my own review here. Show More Summary

Tavis Smiley: Why Pat Boone Believes He Helped Black Artists by Covering Their Songs

Tonight I'm joined by legendary singer Pat Boone. Throughout his 60-year career, the entertainment icon has sold more than 45 million albums and had 38 "Top 40" hits. Boone is being honored at the Grammy Museum on June 2nd and will commemorate his six decades in music with the release of a CD and limited edition vinyl LP, titled Pat Boone: Duets. Show More Summary

Confessions of a Cersei Lannister Lover

While everyone else was elated last weekend to finally see the nastiest living Lannister locked away, I was gleefully imagining what it will be like when she makes good on that threat to Unella: "Look at my face. It's the last thing you'll see before you die." I already plan on re-watching the moment that happens. Show More Summary

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: Outside the Ring with WWE Grapplers Bo Dallas, Luke Harper, Neville, and Damien Sandow

Note to self: when interviewing WWE Superstars about how they spend their time during road trips don't refer to it as "down time." Why? Because these men in tights have little to no downtime - working almost everyday all year round, they're the true road warriors in the entertainment industry. Show More Summary

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