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Chicago-area shop has rare Spider-Man comic book

December 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

This recent photo shows Steve Brown, co-owner of Chimera Comics in LaGrange, Ill., holding a rare 1962 “Amazing Fantasy” comic book. A customer brought the comic into the store in a paper bag filled with old comic books. Spider-Man made his debut appearance in the 1962 comic, then priced at 12 cents. Brown says it’s [&hellip...

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Perfume’s timelessness appeals to de la Renta

December 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 13, 2011 file photo, the Oscar de la Renta Spring 2012 collection is modeled during Fashion Week in New York. Oscar de la Renta takes longer to create that small, fits-in-your-hand bottle of perfume than one of his elaborate...

Rapper 50 Cent releasing fitness book, food guide

December 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Oct. 26, 2011 file photo, rapper and businessman Curtis Jackson III, known as 50 Cent, poses during an interview in New York. Jackson is putting out a fitness book, set to be published in January 2013 by Avery Books. Titled “Formula 50:...

Walters said Syrian trip frightened her

December 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this undated image provided by ABC, Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad poses with ABC News Anchor Barbara Walters for an interview airing Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, on ABC. Assad denied he ordered the deadly crackdown on a nearly 9-month-old uprising in his...

Hollywood flubs movie system launch, miffs users

December 9, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

In this film publicity image released by Warner Bros. Pictures, Ryan Reynolds is shown in a scene from “Green Lantern.” When Warner Bros. launched movie titles on Hollywood’s new UltraViolet view-anywhere standard last month, it meant to give...

‘MythBusters’ cannonball rips through house, van

December 8, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

A hole near the master bedroom window of a Dublin, Calif. home marks the exit point of an errant cannonball fired during a filming of an episode of the Discovery Channel’s “Mythbusters” Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. Sheriff’s deputies are...

Italian premier attends La Scala season opener

December 8, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

Italian premier Mario Monti and his wife Elsa arrive at Milan’s La Scala theater, Italy, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011. Mozart’s Don Giovanni, led by director Daniel Baremboin, will inaugurate the Milan’s opera house season Wednesday. (AP...

Harry Morgan made small roles big in TV, movies

December 8, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Sept. 19, 1982 photo, Actor Harry Morgan sits on the set of “M*A*S*H*” in Los Angeles. The Emmy-winning character actor whose portrayal of the fatherly Col. Potter on television’s “M*A*S*H” highlighted a show...

Kris Jenner among panel of Miss America judges

December 8, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – This Nov. 3, 2011 file photo shows Kris Jenner attending a book signing for her memoir, “Kris Jenner . . . and All Things Kardashian”, in New York. Kardashian matriarch, Jenner is among the panel of judges selected to pick the next...

Ashlee Simpson, Pete Wentz divorce finalized in LA

December 8, 2011 • EntertainmentComments Off

FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2008 file photo, singer Ashlee Simpson and rocker Pete Wentz arrive at Myst night club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Court records show a judge finalized their divorce on Nov. 22 in Los Angeles, but the former couple are keeping the exact...