The Web, itself a source for entertainment, is also the best resource for every other form of entertainment. No other tool can locate a movie, TV show, game, musical composition, or commentary upon request, and also deliver it to you, possibly in real time, on your personal computer screen. Knowing how to locate what you want is key: the findingDulcinea Entertainment Web Guide will tell you how to go, where to go, and what you’ll find there.
Movies, Concerts, Theater, Museum, and other Activities
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Celebrity and Entertainment News
The lives of celebrities and the fast-paced worlds of the music, film, and television industries can be endlessly fascinating and delightfully ridiculous. Whether you want to find out who designed a celebrity’s outfit, discover new musicians, or get the scoop on next summer’s box office hit, there is a Web site that can help you.
- You can find your favorite entertainment magazines or television shows online. Some examples are Entertainment Weekly, Variety, and Access Hollywood.
- Most of the entertainment news sites below are relatively tame, but there are lots of gossip blogs that provide much more opinionated, exaggerated, or risqué celebrity and industry news. If that’s more up your alley, try searching for entertainment news of your choice on a blog search engine like Technorati.
- Looking for concert listings or tickets to another event? Check out the “What’s going on out there?” section of this guide.
For celebrity news …
The Hollywood Reporter is the way to satisfy your curiosity about the famous without feeling trashy about it, and also to read entertainment industry information. See how the entertainment industry is performing in the stock market, discover links to other reliable sources of information, and find entertainment company pages.
Talk Entertainment aggregates tasty celebrity and gossip bites from other entertainment blogs and columns into a plain, newspaper-like site. Each headline is followed by a short synopsis of the article and a link to its source.
TMZ is the combined effort of AOL and Telepictures Productions. This gossip and entertainment site covers celebrity news like who’s going into rehab, who’s getting married, who’s getting arrested, and more. You can also catch TMZ on TV.
PopSugar is the usual celebrity gossip column blog, but with a perky, semipositive twist. Instead of, say, making fun of celebrities in rehab, PopSugar is more likely to wish them well in their efforts to restore mental and physical health.
The Hollywood Stock Exchange helps you track the successes and failures of Hollywood à la fantasy sports. Sign up for free and get 2 million Hollywood dollars to buy “shares” of actors and movies. Your share values will go up or down with the success and failure of the person or movie.
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