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Offset aims to expand storytelling boundaries

October 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This comic image released by OFFSET LAB, Inc., shows an issue of “Doublecross.” The imprint is making its debut at New York Comic Con this week, touting three offerings _ “Destroy,” “Doublecross” and “Deathface” _ with more on the horizon. Thanks to the proliferation of digital comics as a medium, people _ whether readers, creators,...

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Obama to appear on ‘The Daily Show’ on Thursday

October 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

President Barack Obama arrives at a campaign fundraiser at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami, Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, in Miami. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama will appear on “The Daily Show” on Thursday. Comedy...

Bieber publicist: Stolen laptop tweet not a hoax

October 13, 2012 • EntertainmentComments Off

This Sept. 30, 2012 photo released by the Las Vegas News Bureau shows singer Justin Bieber performing in concert at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Bieber tweeted to his nearly 29 million followers he was victimized during the show Tuesday, Oct....

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...

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...