‘Lady in Red’ Singer to Perform in Iran - December 22, 2007 10:35 AM
Chris De Burgh will be the first Western artist to perform in Iran since 1979, a fact that recalls other musicians’ visits to authoritarian countries. How will the mullahs adapt to British soft rock?
Chicago Art Institute 'Gauguin' a Forgery - December 17, 2007 06:22 PM
The Art Institute of Chicago removes a counterfeit sculpture previously thought to be the work of famed post-impressionist Paul Gauguin; the fake was discovered thanks to an investigation into a multimillion-dollar forgery operation run out of a garden shed by a family in Britain.
‘The Golden Compass’ Is a 24-Karat Controversy - December 11, 2007 01:53 PM
The Catholic League is urging Christians to boycott the film “The Golden Compass,” claiming the movie promotes atheism among children.
Writers’ Strike: Networks Face Harsh Reality … TV - December 11, 2007 08:40 AM
As the standoff between the Writer’s Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture Television Producers drags on, major networks plan to lure viewers back to the small screen with a flood of new reality television shows.
Cities Celebrate Television Exposure as ‘Office’ Convention Gets Underway - October 26, 2007 08:59 AM
Scranton, Pennsylvania, pays tribute to its role in the television show “The Office” with a weekend-long convention, becoming one of many cities to revel in their small screen stardom.
Radiohead Asks Fans, ‘What Is Music Worth?’ - October 12, 2007 10:30 AM
British rock band announces that fans can pay what they want for its new album, sparking a debate throughout the music industry over the place of free, downloadable albums.
Potter Sales Top 8 Million Despite Leaks - July 23, 2007 05:41 PM
Internet leaks, early reviews, and advance shipments abound the week before Harry Potter's much anticipated departure, but despite the fanfare and 12 million-copy print run the franchise's business partners have found it difficult to turn large profits.
New Cruise Movie Opposed by German Minister - July 06, 2007 09:34 AM
The filming of a Tom Cruise movie about an attempt on Hitler’s life is jeopardized by the star’s links to Scientology, an American religion that Germany classifies as a dangerous cult.
Super Mario Bros. Theme Goes Big Band - May 09, 2007 06:22 AM
Guinness Book World record holder's theme music spawns big band and beatboxing flautist videos.
"New" Tolkien Novel Published - April 17, 2007 03:47 PM
April 17, 2007––The Children of Hurin goes on sale, 34 years after the death of its multimillion-selling author.
Houdini Set to Escape Grave - April 02, 2007 01:57 PM
A move to exhume the remains of the escapologist legend, led by authors of a new biography, causes outrage among his descendants. Investigators suspect murder.