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What would it take to make you fall off the upstairs balcony at your house in the middle of the day? Could you imagine being so intoxicated by your own karaoke performance of "The Humpty Dance" that it sends you a-tumbling? This is one of a series of ridiculously farfetched...
ATLANTA (AP) — Comedian and actor Katt Williams was arrested after he threw a salt shaker at a restaurant manager, police in an Atlanta suburb said Thursday. Officers responded to a call of a fight at Spondivits restaurant just south of Atlanta a little after 10 p.m. Wednesday,...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Les Waas, the advertising legend behind the Mister Softee jingle heard in hundreds of ice cream trucks for more than half a century, has died. He was 94. Waas died April 19 at Abington Hospice in Warminster, according to Goldsteins' Rosenberg's Raphael-Sacks...
NEW YORK (AP) — More than 250 items belonging to pianist, songwriter and bandleader Duke Ellington are headed for auction. Guernsey's says Ellington's suits, piano and other items will be offered May 18 at the National Jazz Museum in Harlem. They're consigned by one of his...
LONDON (AP) — Christie's is selling a Lucian Freud painting of his pregnant daughter as part of a sale representing centuries of British portraiture. "Ib and her Husband," painted in 1992, is valued at about 18 million pounds ($29 million). Works by Freud, who died in 2011 at 88...
NEW YORK (AP) — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening its presence in the important and growing business of children's entertainment. DreamWorks...
NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner has taken up Donald Trump's offer and used the women's restroom at one of his luxury buildings. The Republican presidential candidate said last week that he believes transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose. Trump...
NEW YORK (AP) — "There are shows," says Chris O'Donnell, "that never garner awards, that aren't considered highbrow in any way — but that lots of fans really enjoy and keep coming back to watch." These days, viewers (especially media critics) hail a new Golden Age of Television...
NEW YORK (AP) — The first time Steven Spielberg offered a role to Mark Rylance, the actor said no. That was 30 years ago for "Empire of the Sun." Now, Rylance can't stop saying yes. Fresh off their Oscar-winning collaboration on "Bridge of Spies," Spielberg and Rylance have...