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Archive for February 5th, 2013

  • ‘Breaking Bad’ actor wins school board seat in NM

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – This Jan. 27, 2013 file photo shows actors Dean Norris, left, and Steven Michael Quezada at the 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles. Quezada, who plays federal drug agent Steven Gomez on the Albuquerque-based show...

  • NJ Gov. Christie puts weight issue on the table

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie smiles Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, in Union Beach, N.J., as he is playfully asked about his weight. Christie has termed his plumpness “fair game” for comedians. And during his first appearance on “Late Show with...

  • Review: ‘Playroom’ a family drama from kids’ view

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Freestyle Releasing shows John Hawkes in a scene from “The Playroom.” (AP Photo/Freestyle Releasing) LOS ANGELES (AP) — A rare example of a grown-up story compellingly told from the perspective of children, “The...

  • Prosecutors move to revoke Chris Brown’s probation

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Aug. 25, 2009 file photo, Chris Brown looks on alongside his attorney Mark Geragos during his sentencing for assaulting his girlfriend Rihanna, at Los Angeles County Superior Court in Los Angeles. Brown returns to a Los Angeles court on...

  • Disney working on stand-alone ‘Star Wars’ films

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    FILE – In this Nov. 5, 2011 file photo, LACMA trustee Bob Iger arrives at LACMA’s Art And Film Gala Honoring Clint Eastwood And John Baldessari at LACMA, in Los Angeles, Calif. Walt Disney Co. CEO Iger says screenwriters Larry Kasdan and Simon...

  • Exhibitions plumb artistic responses to disaster

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This undated image provided by the artist Coke Wisdom O’Neal was created when floodwaters from Superstorm Sandy oxidzed a photograph of a woman resting her head on a man’s shoulder, turning it into an abstract image, in his basement studio in the...

  • Review: ‘Side Effects’ a twisty thriller

    February 5, 2013 • EntertainmentComments Off

    This film image released by Open Road Films shows Jude Law in a scene from “Side Effects.” (AP Photo/Open Road Films) If “Side Effects” is indeed Steven Soderbergh’s final film, as he’s said it will be after toying with the...

  • Feds: 18 charged in $200M global credit card fraud

    February 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    An FBI agent walks past Ashu Jewelers at 814 Newark Ave. in Jersey City on Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2013, one of the stores allegedly involved in an international credit card fraud ring. Eighteen people were charged in what may be one of the nation’s largest...

  • Senators propose Missouri transportation sales tax

    February 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    Senator Mike Kehoe, R-Jefferson City and Rudy Farber, foreground right at microphone, struggle to hear a reporter’s question as a large dumptruck goes behind them during a news conference just west of Loose Creek, MO, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2013. Farber is...

  • Internet cat stars scratch the surface for fame

    February 5, 2013 • BusinessComments Off

    In this May 2011 photo provided by mugumogu, Scottish fold Maru rests in a cardboard box in Japan. After years of viral YouTube viewing and millions of shares, the cat stars of the Internet are coming into their own in lucrative and altruistic ways. Roly poly...