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Simpsons’ co-creator and Emmy winner Sam Simon announced this week he’s leaving the entire fortune he’s earned as an entertainment mogul to charity. The 58-year-old writer, producer and sometime cartoonist was diagnosed with terminal colon cancer in late 2012.
Simon, who is twice divorced and has no kids, […]
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It has been painfully clear for a decade now that Kanye West‘s biggest fan is, in fact, Kanye West. His antics have led some cultural commentators to speculate he’s the world’s greatest entertainer. With his life under its new Kardashian-like spell and scrutiny, how does the music hold up?
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A bevy of A-list names came out for Saturday’s first-ever Chime for Change benefit. Held at London’s Twickenham stadium, the concert featured a high-energy performance from charity co-founder Beyonce as well as sets from J. Lo (Fireworks! Jewel-encrusted mic!), British songstresses Ellie Goulding and Florence Welch of Florence […]
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Now that you’ve (probably) seen Oblivion, Disconnect should be the next film on your to-see list. The drama-thriller, starring Jason Bateman and Alexander Skarsgard, among others, was an entrant in both the 2012 Venice and Toronto Film Festivals and is the first narrative from documentarian Henry-Alex Rubin (Murderball) and […]
There’s never been a question that The Strokes have something special. The quintessential New York, let’s-not-wash-our-hair five-piece was singularly responsible for toppling the bubblegum darlings that dominated the charts in the late ’90s. But when your debut is as cohesive as the Strokes’ first offering, a record that seemingly tapped into the […]
To look at the movie poster for “Amour” and to know about its recent Oscar noms (Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Foreign Film), one would think she was encountering a film about old age and the redemptive power of love. Some may see the film that way, but it’s much more complicated than that. […]
There’s no question that the line between art and work, the division between the left and right brain, is getting hazier. It’s a divide marketing guru Seth Godin confronts in his latest “The Icarus Deception,” out December 31. […]
It’s hard not to root for Ke$ha. She’s pretty, but not a classic beauty. She’s got that unfortunate nose ring. She rocks blue lipstick without a hint of shame, spews out cuss words like they’re common pleasantries and positions herself as a misfit, one almost all of us can relate to. And if her second studio album is any indication, we’ll be happily relating to her for a long time. […]