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Archive for November 22nd, 2012

  • Hemsley remembered by friends, family at funeral

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    CORRECTS DATE – Air Force servicemen remove the flag draped on the casket of actor Sherman Hemsley who was buried at the Fort Bliss National Cemetery with military honors, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 in Fort Bliss, Texas. Friends and family remembered...

  • SpongeBob Christmas special goes stop-motion

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated publicity photo provided by Nickelodeon shows the SpongeBob Squarepants holiday special, “It’s a SpongeBob Christmas.” The special will debut Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, on CBS and then air Dec. 9 on Nickelodeon. (AP...

  • Eve Ensler on a new play and beating cancer

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This Nov. 8, 2012 photo shows American playwright and Broadway producer Eve Ensler posing for a portrait in New York. (Photo by Amy Sussman/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — If you’ve ever fired up your computer and cringed in anticipation of what nasty...

  • AP Interview: Trethewey a ‘cheerleader’ for poetry

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Sept. 18, 2012 photograph taken at Delta State University in Cleveland, Miss., U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey poses outside the president’s office prior to attending a luncheon in her honor. Trethewey hopes to develop a national discussion...

  • Oliver Stone tackles modern history in new series

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012, photo, American film director, screenwriter and producer Oliver Stone poses for a portrait in New York. Oliver Stone has never been shy about ruffling feathers with his take real-life events. From “J.F.K” and “Nixon,”...

  • Tom Hanks, Will Ferrell offer custom recordings

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    In this Tuesday, May 29, 2012 photo, actor and former Screen Actors Guild President Ed Asner is interviewed by a television station in Portland, Ore. The advocacy group Autism Speaks is offering custom-recorded messages from celebrities from Dec. 3, 2012 to...

  • Detroit Historical Museum reopens after renovation

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    A bust of Al Kaline from 2000 is displayed at the Detroit Historical Museum in Detroit, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. The museum is reopening six months after the venerable institution in the city’s cultural center closed up shop to undergo its first major...

  • Labor march disrupts LAX Thanksgiving traffic

    November 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Two flight crew members walk past Los Angeles police officers as union workers at Los Angeles International Airport march along the street in Los Angeles, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Hundreds of union members marched Wednesday near the entrance to Los Angeles...

  • Ex-’Price is Right’ model gets $8.5M in damages

    November 22, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

    HOLD FOR LYNN ELBER STORY/PERMISSION – FILE – In this February 2008 publicity image released by CBS Entertainment, host Drew Carey hosts pauses during a taping of of “The Price is Right Million Dollar Spectacular,” one of six new...

  • Toshiba shows off robot meant to help at nuke site

    November 22, 2012 • BusinessComments Off

    Toshiba Corp.’s nuclear inspection robot is set on stairs before climbing stairs during a demonstration at a Toshiba factory in Yokohama, west of Tokyo, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. The four-legged robot is designed to help at the meltdown-crippled...