In an in-depth interview in GQ, George Zimmerman’s brother discloses that his family wanted to “rebrand” the former Neighborhood Watch volunteer after his murder acquittal and make him the star of a reality TV show. “I learned a lot from watching ‘Keeping up with the Kardashians,'” Robert Zimmerman Jr. told GQ in a story in its October editions.
If “Gracepoint” is what America wants on TV, get ready for more mysteries that take a season to solve. You’ll also want to prepare yourself for more squabbling detective duos. Fox’s new crime drama is well-executed and entertaining. But how many times can we watch the same basic story?
Ferguson, Mo., and contemporary politics gave “Gotham” a new sting, and also cut to an issue at the heart of the show: How do you tell a story about a good cop’s utter loss of faith in the ability of any conventional institutions to keep a big city safe?
In poking fun at the Miss America pageant on the most recent episode of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” John Oliver reached for the comedic equivalent of low-hanging fruit. Then he veered into something wholly unexpected – investigative journalism.
Ina Garten is a best-selling cookbook author, an Emmy-winning television host and the doyenne of casual elegance. But on a recent afternoon, the so-called "Barefoot Contessa" star looked around her East Hampton, New York, kitchen and realized that she had produced piles of cherry biscotti and tubs of rum-raisin ice cream — but no dinner.
Oct. 5: Actress Glynis Johns ("Mary Poppins") is 91. Comedian Bill Dana is 90. Singer Arlene Smith of The Chantels is 73. Singer-guitarist Steve Miller is 71. Singer Brian Johnson of AC/DC is 67. Actress Karen Allen is 63. Director Clive Barker is 62. Guitarist David Bryson of Counting Crows is 60. Singer Bob Geldof is 60. Actor Daniel Baldwin ("Homicide: Life on the Streets") is 54. Guitarist Dave Dederer (Presidents of the United States of America) is 50. Actress Josie Bissett ("Melrose Place") is 44. Singer-actress Heather Headley is 40. Singer Colin Meloy of The Decemberists is 40. Guitarist Brian Mashburn of Save Ferris is 39. Actress Parminder Nagra is 39. Actress Kate Winslet is 39. Guitarist James Valentine of Maroon 5 is 36. Bassist Paul Thomas of Good Charlotte is 34. Actor Jesse Eisenberg ("The Social Network") is 31.