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 »
What happens when management dozes off?
On Dec. 1, a Metro-North train blasted into a curve near Spuyten Duyvil at nearly three times the speed limit and derailed after the engineer lost his focus. Four passengers died and scores were injured.
We now know that Metro-North did not have in place an automated system to brake trains entering dangerous stretches of track too fast. This technology...Read more »
With most of the fantasy season in the rearview mirror, let's take a moment to highlight the players who has the greatest influence on the fantasy football landscape in 2013.
Jamaal Charles (RB, Chiefs) was a consistent force and top RB all year. But he also managed to put up the most impressive fantasy performance in years during the peak of the fantasy playoffs...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 »
Advances in medicine since the discovery of AIDS in 1981 have given us the technology to contain, if not eradicate, this deadly disease. Yet HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, continues to spread. There are 34 million people living with HIV or AIDS worldwide, 1.1 million of them in the United States. Every 9.5 minutes, someone is infected with HIV in the United States. Every year, approximately 50,000...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 »
Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that his Jan. 1 inauguration at City Hall Park will be open to the general public via a number of tickets that will be available online this week.
Gabrielle Fialkoff, the chair of the inauguration ceremony, said de Blasio didn't want his swearing in to be limited to the political elite and media.
"We really wanted to make certain, and...Read more »
The NYPD Tuesday released the results of a citywide pedestrian safety initiative.
It resulted in 4,612 double parking summonses, 2,857 moving violation summonses and 226 arrests for suspended licenses around the city.
The Dec. 9-13 crackdown, which involved extra officers assigned to enforce traffic laws at shopping districts and major pedestrian crossings, was intended to reduce conditions...Read more »
The city's Landmarks Preservation Commission approved a 13-block section of Greenwich Village for landmarking.
Preservationists and residents have pushed for the South Village Historic District since 2006 to protect long standing businesses and residences from overdevelopment. The landmarked zone includes blocks just south of Washington Square Park between La Guardia Place and Sixth Avenue...Read more »