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Another celebrity bites the dust on Fox's masquerade competition.
The show’s writers recall getting “thousands and thousands” of emails about Fresh Step, a band they created for the show as a prank.
Today, nearly everyone knows the words to "It's Raining Men" -- especially within the LGBT community. While the song's authors might have predicted its lasting impact, particularly on gay audiences, vocalist Martha Wash certainly never did. In fact, she admits The Weather Girls didn't even want to sing it!
He's the toast of the talk show scene: Guests from Clooney to Joaquin; From Regis to Drew And Jack Hanna's zoo; Dave's better than shots of caffeine!
Let's talk about Hal Gurnee, who directed David Letterman for many years. As one of the best directors Letterman ever had the pleasure of working with, here's a little something about how Gurnee got the late-night talk show off the ground each day.
"This is the best show in town tonight," exclaimed David Letterman at the SeriousFun gala, the only thing he said that wasn't a joke. Founded by Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward, SeriousFun was established to ensure childhood fun at summer camp for children with special needs.
Celebrities, socialites and prominent public figures were all dressed to the nines on Friday for the Humane Society's annual New York gala event "To The Rescue! New York" at the famed Cipriani in Midtown Manhattan.
The best moments of the inspiring For No Good Reason involve Steadman explaining his process to Johnny Depp, a Thompson surrogate
I could not wait to call someone to exclaim my biggest opportunity in my lifetime. I dialed long distance and reached my Dad in Florida: "Guess what? I'm going to build David Letterman's dressing room!"
He writes richly-layered, melodic songs that sound contemporary but also recall an era when the Brill Building invented Top-40 radio, and some of America's greatest songwriters ruled the airwaves. Close your eyes during his set and you think Bruno Mars one moment, Neil Sedaka the next.
As a teenager in the 1980s, I amassed a large, eclectic collection of that decade's vinyl. In going through it all, I find myself listening more often to the hits less travelled, and after some research, I discovered an array of brilliant singles that failed altogether to grace Casey Kasem's countdown.
Darlene herself started off by singing in church with her pastor father's church choir. "It wasn't until I was about 17 or
According to The Week (by way of Shaffer's memoir), Jerry Seinfeld offered Shaffer the role of George with a message on Shaffer's
New York is full of fun places to have a good time. One of the hottest places around is Da Marinos, an Italian restaurant/piano bar that sits smack in the middle of the theatre district of Times Square section of Manhattan.
Gilda Radner exploded on television and into American homes every Saturday night, stealing the hearts of millions with her host of brilliantly eccentric characters -- now indelibly etched into modern memory.
Which was more amazing for you: the artistic achievement of this concert, the amount of money it raised to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy, or the historic way the evening was shared around the world?
Although he was there to promote his upcoming election movie with Will Ferrell, "The Campaign," Zach's interview was hardly
On my ninth birthday, my parents took me and a group of my friends to see the Jerry Lewis comedy The Disorderly Orderly. It was one of my happiest childhood memories and I've always had a special place in my heart for Jerry Lewis.
Lucille Ball was 40 when I Love Lucy first hit the airwaves in 1951. Desi Arnaz was 34, Vivian Vance was 42 and William Frawley, 67. At the time, Lucy, Ricky and Ethel were "adults." Fred was old. It's 2012 and now 67 seems to be just a hair over middle age.