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Dec 4, 2012 4:08PM ET
In a new survey, The Daily Meal has asked some of America's top chefs to give some pointed criticism of the people paid to criticize them, and one came out on top.
Dec 4, 2012 3:47PM ET
Images have been circulating around the web recently from a show opening dedicated to work inspired by his movies and TV shows. To learn about the genesis of the project, we exchanged emails with its curator.
Dec 4, 2012 2:40PM ET
Gift giving can be perilous! So, how do you give gifts the right way? There is some science to this, Sumathi Reddy writes in The Wall Street Journal.
Dec 4, 2012 2:28PM ET
Oscar mania grows stronger by the day, so it's time to take a gamble at figuring out who might wind up vying for gold in the most crowded of this year's big categories.
Dec 4, 2012 2:17PM ET
The bizarre new look is for one of Schwarzenegger's forays back into action movies, David Ayer's Ten, and an on-set snapshot was fodder for comedian John Powers. The Governator was not taking it (too) lightly.
Dec 4, 2012 1:15PM ET
Sometimes it's hard to distinguish metal shows from all-out brawls. And now, an onstage tussle between Lamb of God's frontman Randy Blythe and a Czech fan has led to the singer's controversial indictment on manslaughter charges.
Dec 4, 2012 12:03PM ET
Dan Aykroyd says that, had Bill Murray signed on to a script written by Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg of The Office two years ago, the movie would "be out this summer, and it would be a massive hit."
Dec 4, 2012 11:35AM ET
Early reviews are out for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, the first installment of Peter Jackson's troubled return to Middle Earth, and the critics are saying exactly what everyone expected: this children's book is being stretched thin.
Dec 4, 2012 11:28AM ET
Fathers are doing more of the family shopping, and more of the caregiving, too. So are these new Barbie construction sets for girls, or for their dads?
Dec 4, 2012 10:57AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip: A 98 Degrees veteran gets all overheated, the Kardashian siblings are destroying the world on an international level, and more hook-uppery for Harry and Taylor.
Dec 3, 2012 6:24PM ET
Today in show business news: Alec Baldwin signs a new deal with NBC, The Newsroom gets in the Mitt Romney game, and Ashton Kutcher as Steve Jobs in the comedy of the century.
Dec 3, 2012 6:19PM ET
With Kate Middleton with child, but also in the hospital, (at least some of) Britain's famously eager tabloids went for a more reserved approach in their royal baby covers.
Dec 3, 2012 5:19PM ET
What happens when Newt Gingrich plans to eat lunch at the same Indianapolis restaurant where the television show Parks and Recreation is filming? Why, he's given a cameo, of course.
Dec 3, 2012 5:01PM ET
Every day The Atlantic Wire highlights the video clips that truly earn your five minutes (or less) of attention
Dec 3, 2012 4:43PM ET
This is the type of tool that will be fun for music lovers, diehard Stones fans, and amateur historians alike: maps of Rolling Stones tours starting with their first tour through was one of the biggest world tours in music history.
Dec 3, 2012 3:43PM ET
With the New York Film Critics Circle slowing rolling out its annual award-winners today — Zero Dark Thirty just took best picture — we decided to take a look at who's piling up the early prizes already, and what it might tell us about the Oscar field.
Dec 3, 2012 3:02PM ET
We're not fortune tellers, but we do have a wealth of material about royal people, both real and otherwise, from which to make some informed guesses. So come, let us take a look at the possible life of Baby England.
Dec 3, 2012 2:51PM ET
Heems let it slip over the weekend that Das Racist, his irreverent rap crew, is calling it quits — and that should free up the former Wall Street worker to focus on his label. But how will the rappers' hypeman make easy money now?
Dec 3, 2012 1:11PM ET
J.K. Rowling released her first novel for adults in September, and it's already slated to be filmed. But The Casual Vacancy won't be turned into a Harry Potter-sized blockbuster — it's going straight to the small screen as a BBC series.
Dec 3, 2012 12:55PM ET
One thing's for sure about last night's episode of Homeland: It was kind of bonkers. But how bonkers, really?
Dec 3, 2012 10:35AM ET
The poster for Star Trek: Into Darkness came out overnight, and several outlets are already seeing double. Let's take a look.
Dec 3, 2012 9:22AM ET
Today in celebrity gossip news: Two young music superstars went to Central Park together this weekend, Lindsay Lohan has the IRS all up in her business, and Justin Bieber is mad at J.P. Morgan.
Dec 2, 2012 3:47PM ET
Welcome to the Box Office Report where Brad Pitt is the star of our movies, our Chanel commercials, our television shows, and our dreams.
Dec 1, 2012 7:14PM ET
John McAfee's blog was one of the funniest, weirdest, and most fascinating parts of his life on the run from Belize authorities looking to question him about the murder of his neighbor, so it's fitting the news of his capture was reported there first.
Nov 30, 2012 6:28PM ET
Today in showbiz news: A rumor has Hannah Montana replacing Angus T. Jones on Two and a Half Men, Seth MacFarlane is bringing kids to the Oscars, and this Psycho sequel looks terrible.
Nov 30, 2012 5:38PM ET
A sign of good times? The Wall Street Journal reports that 90 percent of 105 companies surveyed by the firm Battalia Winston will throw parties this holiday season.
Nov 30, 2012 5:33PM ET
Nov 30, 2012 5:06PM ET
What with climate talks sounding scarier and scarier, it would be nice to know what's going to happen years in the future. Well, this chart might provide some clues, at least if you trust the predictive minds of its authors.
Nov 30, 2012 2:59PM ET
So much of this movie is real, and in new and surprising ways, which makes it newsy and relevant here and now, three weeks before its release. A review of Kathryn Bigelow's thorough and satisfying depiction of the most famous manhunt of our time.
Nov 30, 2012 2:38PM ET
We don't have confidence in this. Deadline has the completely shocking and totally devastating news that Carrie Underwood, of American Idol and country pop ballad fame, is going to be playing Maria von Trapp in a live broadcast of The Sound of Music.