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Taylor Swift donates 6,000 books to Pa. library

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

American country singer Taylor Swift launches her debut fragrance, “Wonderstruck”, at Macy’s Herald Square on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini) READING, Pa. (AP) — Taylor Swift wants children in the Pennsylvania city of Reading (REHD’-ing) to hit the books — and she’s made that easier by giving...

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Judge tosses Iraq vet’s lawsuit over ‘Hurt Locker’

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this film publicity file image released by Summit Entertainment, Jeremy Renner is shown in a scene from, “The Hurt Locker.” A federal judge has dismissed a case filed by an Iraq war veteran who claimed “The Hurt Locker” was...

‘Monster’ director Jenkins takes on ‘Thor 2′

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 26, 2011 file photo, director Patty Jenkins attends the Lifetime and Sony Pictures Television premiere screening “Five” at Skylight SoHo in New York. Marvel Studios announced Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, that Jenkins will...

Mike Daisey goes after Apple, the late Steve Jobs

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this undated image released by The Public Theater, Mike Daisey is shown in a scene from “The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” running at The Public Theater in New York from Oct. 11 to Nov. 13. (AP Photo/The Public Theater, Stan Barouh) NEW...

Maestro Muti accepts $1M music prize in Sweden

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Italian maestro conductor Riccardo Muti of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra holds his trophy after receiving the Birgit Nilsson Prize during the Birgit Nilsson Prize award ceremony at the Royal Opera in Stockholm, Sweden, on Thurday Oct. 13, 2011. The Birgit...

Ted Koppel joins new NBC newsmagazine

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2007 file photo,Ted Koppel, is shown at the 28th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards gala in New York. NBC announced Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 that the longtime “Nightline” anchor joins Harry Smith and Meredith...

Harry Potter studio to open for public tour

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Actors from the Harry Potter movie series, from left Natalia Tena, Oliver Phelps, Rupert Grint, Mark Williams, Warwick Davis, James Phelps, Bonnie Wright, and Tom Felton, poses for photographs at the ‘Great Hall’ one of the sets of the movies...

Alec Baldwin setting up post-’30 Rock’ life

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

NEW YORK (AP) — Alec Baldwin is preparing for life after “30 Rock,” working with New York public radio on an interview show that will be available via podcast starting Oct. 24. The first interview posted will be with actor Michael Douglas, who...

Brrraaains! ‘Walking Dead’ back for another season

October 14, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

In this image released by AMC, actors Jon Bernthal, left, and Andrew Lincoln appear in a scene from the second season of the AMC original series, “The Walking Dead,” in Senoia, Ga.. Just down the road from a tiny country church in rural Georgia,...

Defense drops claim Jackson swallowed fatal dose

October 13, 2011 • EntertainmentComments (0)

Deputy District Attorney David Walgren addresses the court during Conrad Murray’s involuntary manslaughter trial, Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011, in downtown Los Angeles. Murray has pleaded not guilty and faces four years in prison and the loss of his medical...