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Comic opens set for ages: ‘Hello. I have cancer.’

October 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This 2012 photo released by The Daily shows comedian Tig Notaro. After starting her comedy routine with “Good evening! Hello. I have cancer. How are you?”, Notaro launched into a 30-minute performance that immediately became legendary in comedy circles and that’s now available as an unlikely live album via a $5 digital release by comedian [&hellip...

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Barbra Streisand is a proud Brooklynite at concert

October 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Singer Barbra Streisand kicks off her concerts at the Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York, on Thursday Oct. 11, 2012 (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Barbra Streisand was full of Brooklyn pride as she belted out...

Bourdain gets roasted by Rachael Ray, Guy Fieri

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

Anthony Bourdain attends “On The Chopping Block: A Roast of Anthony Bourdain” on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 in New York. (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP Images) NEW YORK (AP) — It’s comeuppance time for Anthony Bourdain. And by his tally,...

Fried chicken, comfort food, gets star turn in NYC

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 30, 2012 file photo, Whoopi Goldberg poses with a burger at the New York City Wine and Food Festival’s Burger Bash, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Goldberg teams up in October 2012 with celebrity chef, Art Smith, with...

Review: Ponderous ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’ misses mark

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This theater image released by Boneau-Bryan/Brown shows Douglas Hodge portraying the title role in “Cyrano de Bergerac,” playing at the American Airlines Theatre in New York. (AP Photo/Boneau-Bryan/Brown, Joan Marcus) NEW YORK (AP) — It’s...

Texas authorities: Drugs, gun found on Nelly’s bus

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This Oct. 1, 2011 file photo shows rapper Nelly arriving for the BET Hip Hop Awards in Atlanta. Authorities say they found drugs and a gun on rapper Nelly’s tour bus at a West Texas border checkpoint where several celebrities have been...

Review: ‘Heresy’ a sharp reinvention of the Bible

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This undated theater image released by Spin Cycle shows, from left, Steve Mellor, Kathy Najimy, Reg E. Cathey and Annette O’Toole, in a scene from A.R. Gurney’s new play, “Heresy,” currently performing off-Broadway at The Flea Theater in New...

Man convicted of trespassing at Miley Cyrus’ home

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 6, 2012 file photo, Miley Cyrus attends the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles. A Los Angeles jury convicted Jason Luis Rivera, 40, of trespassing and resisting arrest on Thursday Oct. 11, 2012, roughly a month after he was...

Acclaimed cinematographer Harris Savides dies

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this film publicity file image released by Focus Features, Director of photography Harris Savides, left, and director Sofia Coppola work on the set of “Somewhere.” Savides, an acclaimed cinematographer who worked frequently with...

Senegal reality TV show features prettiest sheep

October 12, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 photo, Ma Ibra Diagne presents ram Sall in front of the panel of judges, during the SICAP neighborhood regional final of the Khar Bii competition, in Dakar, Senegal. In a nation where sheep are given names and kept inside homes...