Finding the truth in professional wrestling is like trying to find, if you'll excuse the cliché, a needle in a haystack.
"It's impossible," says author David Shoemaker, who offers a high-brow examination of the popular sports entertainment in his new book "The Squared Circle: Life, Death, and Professional Wrestling."
"The wrestlers and promoters themselves spend...Read more »
Barbara Walters dining on antipasto and pasta with friends at Patsy's Italian Restaurant on W. 56th Street
Steve Carell warming up with a bowl of chicken chili at David Burke at Bloomingdale's
Peter Dinklage having drinks at Moran's in Chelsea
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Chris Cooper is the calm at the center of the storm that is "August: Osage County," the film adaptation of Tracy Letts' Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
His kindhearted Charlie Aiken serves as the sole counterpunch to the blinding rage that fills the other characters and permeates this story of the tremendously dysfunctional Weston family, occupying a single house in Oklahoma after patriarch...Read more »
Duchess Kate isn't the only Middleton gal to get a fairytale ending.
Kate Middleton's younger sister Pippa Middleton is engaged to her own gorgeous gent, banker Nico Jackson, with plans to walk down the aisle in 2014, Us Weekly reported on Wednesday.
Pippa, 30, was the maid of honor at Kate's massive royal wedding to Prince William in 2011.
According to Us Weekly, 36-year-old...Read more »
Shia LaBeouf issued a lengthy apology Tuesday after being accused of plagiarism, but now it looks as though his apology was plagiarized, too.
The episode began Monday when LaBeouf made “HowardCantour.com,” a 12-minute short film he directed, available for viewing online. The movie, starring Jim Gaffigan as an embittered film critic, was initially well-reviewed as “entertaining” and “impressive”...Read more »
"Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues" arrives in theaters following an endless promotional campaign that has seen Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy starring in everything from Dodge Durango commercials to North Dakota news broadcasts.
That relentless push followed years of stops, starts and speculation concerning this sequel to Ferrell and Adam McKay's 2004 hit about an incompetent, sexist...Read more »
Nirvana and Kiss lead this year’s class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, with their celebration set to be the first ceremony open to the public in New York.
Also set to be inducted at the Barclays Center on April 10 are: Peter Gabriel, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Linda Ronstadt and Cat Stevens. The E Street Band will receive the Award for Musical Excellence, while Beatles manager Brian...Read more »
It’s confirmed! Kelly Rowland is getting hitched.
In an advance clip from an upcoming episode of the “Queen Latifah Show,” the “X Factor” judge and former Destiny’s Child singer said she is engaged to her manager Tim Witherspoon.
Rowland, 32, said Witherspoon proposed to her in a webchat.
“He put a ring on it,” Rowland says in the clip. “It actually happened on Skype.”
“I...Read more »
'The Lone Ranger'
Johnny Depp reunites with his "Pirates of the Caribbean" director Gore Verbinski for this new take on the classic Western television series. He plays Native American Tonto, sidekick of the masked cowboy hero The Lone Ranger (played by Armie Hammer), as the duo work to stop the evil Butch Cavendish (William Fichtner). (DVD, $29.99; Blu-ray/DVD combo, $39.99)
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Soul legend Bobby Womack may not have performed with every single important musician of the 1960s and '70s, but it sure seems that way.
His career first took off while working with Sam Cooke. He later performed with The Rolling Stones, Jimi Hendrix, Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin, to name a few.
The 69-year-old singer was essentially retired when Gorillaz's Damon Albarn asked him...Read more »