• USA TodayComic Bill Dana, who won fame as 'Jose Jimenez,' dies at 92

    NEW YORK — Comedy writer and performer Bill Dana, who won stardom in the 1950s and ’60s with his character Jose Jimenez, has died.Dana died Thursday at his home in Nashville, Tennessee, according to Emerson College, his alma mater. He was 92.Early in his career, Dana wrote jokes for Don Adams and Steve Allen, on whose show he served as head Read more...

  • Tribune ReviewAutopsy: Carrie Fisher had cocaine, heroin, ecstasy in system

    Carrie Fisher's autopsy report shows the actress had cocaine in her system when she fell ill on a plane last year, but investigators could not determine what impact the cocaine and other drugs found in her system had on her death. The report released June 19 states Fisher may have taken cocaine three days before the Dec. 23 flight on Read more...

  • The Washington Post'Rhymes With Orange' comic welcomes aboard a new collaborator

    HILARY PRICE vividly remembers her first encounter with Rina Piccolo’s work. It was two decades ago, and Price, then in her 20s, walked into a San Francisco bookstore and happened to discover Piccolo’s 1997 collection, “Rina’s Big Book of Sex Cartoons.” Price was struck by both the genuinely funny panels and the fact that this was another young, female gag Read more...

  • The Columbus DispatchSorry, Tim Allen, Last Man Standing Isn't Getting Revived at CMT

    TV Guide Last Man Standing won’t be making a come back on CMT, after all.The network, which already airs reruns of the Tim Allen-fronted sitcom, passed on a potential revival over cost concerns. According to to the Hollywood Reporter, CMT and producers at 20th Century Fox Television were in preliminary talks to continue the series but neither side could agree Read more...

  • The Hollywood GossipOtto Warmbier Dies; U.S. Student, Former North Korean Prisoner Was 22

    Otto Warmbier, a young American who was famously sentenced to hard labor in North Korea more than a year and a half ago, has died. He had only just returned to the US, having been in a coma for over a year. His loved ones mourn him, and his family has issued a public statement: 18 months ago, Otto Warmbier Read more...

  • The Huffington PostMariah Carey Releases Rainbow Merch In Support Of The LGBTQ Community

    All Mariah Carey wants for Pride Month is to support the LGBTQ community. The singer released a limited-edition collection of rainbow-themed merchandise on Thursday in celebration of the month. The Mariah Pride tanks, sweaters, phone cases and sweatpants are all available online, and many feature a picture fans of her 1999 album “Rainbow” will find very familiar.  A portion of the proceeds Read more...

  • The IndependentWhy the Royal Academy Summer Show is a glorified car boot sale

    Is the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition nothing more than a glorified car boot sale? When you hear the media blurb for their 249th event – over 1,000 works by amateur and professional artists bought together in one place and all or nearly all for sale – it does sound suspiciously like one or a modest art fair. This Read more...

  • The Seattle TimesReview: ‘Romy and Michele’ and their reunion, on the 5th Avenue Theatre stage

    Who’s ready to have another Romy and Michele day? The lovable ditzes from “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion” are back on stage in a new musical adaptation premiering at the 5th Avenue Theatre. It’s a move that brings the characters from the minor cult film full circle — they were sketch comedy personalities and supporting players in writer Robin Read more...

  • CNNJamie Lynn Spears' daughter celebrates birthday

    (CNN)Four months after a catastrophic accident, Jamie Lynn Spears’ daughter has reached a milestone.Maddie Aldridge turns nine Monday, and the family celebrated over the weekend.Spears posted pictures from the pool party on social media.”Today was the perfect day for a party,” she wrote. “Thanks to everyone for coming out, and celebrating with our baby girlIn February, the child was steering Read more...

  • ABCCosby alternate juror 'probably' would have convicted

    An alternate juror in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault case said Monday he “probably” would have voted to convict and was “ridiculously sick” when he found out the main jury couldn’t reach a verdict. A mistrial was declared Saturday after jurors said they were hopelessly deadlocked. Prosecutors plan to retry the 79-year-old star on charges he drugged and molested a woman Read more...