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Matthew Weiner on ‘Mad Men’ and male friendships

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – As the creator of “Mad Men,” AMC Networks’ period TV drama and its brooding, dysfunctional ad man Don Draper, Matthew Weiner has had some experience in exploring the male psyche. In his directorial feature film debut … Continue reading

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Billy Crystal to commemorate late actor Robin Williams at Emmys

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Comedian Billy Crystal will pay tribute to late actor Robin Williams at television’s Primetime Emmy Awards on Aug. 25, the show’s organizers said on Wednesday. Crystal, 66, who rose to fame in the 1970s comedy circuit … Continue reading

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‘Awesome Mix’ of 1970s hits holds top spot on Billboard chart

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The “Awesome Mix” of retro 1970s songs featured in hit superhero film “Guardians of the Galaxy” topped the weekly U.S. Billboard 200 album chart for a second consecutive week on Wednesday. “Awesome Mix Vol. 1,” which … Continue reading

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Swimming away from ‘sea of sameness,’ U.S. network FX tests TV waters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Television cable network FX revels in its minimalist slogan “Fearless,” but it could also opt for “It’s OK To Fail,” “We Have A Long Way To Go,” and “Not For Everybody’s Taste.” FX is hard to … Continue reading

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China’s Peking Opera company marks anniversary with U.S. tour

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With lavishly embroidered costumes, elaborate makeup and acrobatics, a troupe of nearly 90 singers, actors and musicians of the Peking Opera begins a special U.S. tour on Wednesday at New York’s Lincoln Center. Peking Opera, known … Continue reading

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Rapper Gucci Mane gets three years and three months prison sentence on firearms charges

ATLANTA (Reuters) – The rapper known as Gucci Mane was sentenced on Wednesday by a federal court judge in Georgia to three years and three months in prison on firearms charges. “Davis has a long history of violence and of … Continue reading

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Murder, revenge, lust and rampage take over ‘Sin City’ sequel

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Femmes fatales and brutish men form a complex web in “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” as old and new faces from Frank Miller’s noir graphic novels are brought to life in film. “A Dame … Continue reading

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With union deal, curtain falls on Met Opera’s labor dispute

NEW YORK (Reuters) – The curtain will rise on Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro” next month at New York’s Metropolitan Opera after a deal was reached early on Wednesday with the third of its three largest unions, averting a threatened … Continue reading

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Shakira’s hit song ripped off Dominican artist: N.Y. judge

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal judge has found that a hit 2010 song by Colombian pop star Shakira copied a Dominican songwriter’s work. U.S. District Judge Alvin Hellerstein in a ruling in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday said Shakira’s … Continue reading

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British singer Cliff Richard cancels cathedral performance

LONDON (Reuters) – British singer Cliff Richard, whose house was searched last week by police investigating allegations of a sexual offense involving an underage boy in the 1980s, has canceled a performance he was due to give next month in … Continue reading

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