Film Review This Is The End

The end of the world, turning on a comic axis

The Earth has been coming to an end with comic frequency. But now, months after the Mayans predicted the end of the world, comedians are having the last laugh — or at least, a Last Days laugh.…

Reggae star stabbing death inquest opens in UK

LONDON (AP) — A British coroner has opened an inquest into the 2011 death of reggae star Smiley Culture, who was fatally stabbed in the heart during a police raid on his home. Police say the London-born musician…

Surveillance reports spark sales of ’1984′

NEW YORK (AP) — The country’s book-buyers are reading up on being watched. Sales for dystopian classics such as George Orwell’s “1984″ and Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” have been strong since news broke last week that the…

Soledad O’Brien joining HBO’s ‘Real Sports’

NEW YORK (AP) — Soledad O’Brien is joining her former “Today” show colleague Bryant Gumbel at HBO’s “Real Sports.” HBO said Wednesday that O’Brien will be a reporter on the monthly magazine show. Her first story, due later…

Photos: Protests in Turkey

Turkey’s Islamic-led government is facing its biggest protests in years as demonstrators and police clash in the streets. Here’s a look behind the scenes

Singer, dancer Big Freedia to star in TV show

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The singer and dancer known as Big Freedia is taking his hypersexual, booty-shaking moves from the streets of New Orleans to cable television. The openly gay performer, whose real name is Freddie Ross, has…

A long awaited ‘Final Fantasy’ returns at E3

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a video game more than seven years in the making. Square Enix revealed Monday during Sony’s presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo that “Final Fantasy XV” would finally see the light of day.…
Defendent Brett Seacat, left, talks with his attorney Roger Falk as they look over evidence before the start of his trial on Friday, June 7, 2013, in Kingman, Kan. (AP Photo/The Hutchinson News, Travis Morisse, Pool)

Photos: Brett Seacat trial

Brett Seacat is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson in the shooting death of his wife, 34-year-old Vashti Seacat.…

Court hears terse testimony in e-book trial

NEW YORK (AP) — Macmillan CEO John Sargent, who testified this week at a trial over alleged price-fixing of e-books, was no one’s idea of a friendly witness. Of the five publishers the U.S. Justice Department sued last…

Cameron Douglas pens drug policy essay from jail

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Michael Douglas’ son is speaking out from behind bars, calling for treatment rather than jail time for non-violent drug offenders. Cameron Douglas wrote an essay published Tuesday by the Huffington Post that says United…