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  • Ron Burgundy's market takeover, plus more movie buzz

    November 21, 2013 1:11 PM 48

    Originally published: November 19, 2013 5:30 PM Updated: November 20, 2013 2:37 PM By RAFER GUZMÁN Photo credit: AP, 2004 | Will Ferrell as anchorman Ron Burgundy in "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy." THE DEAL The media and marketing campaign behind the sequel to Ferrell's 2004 comedy seems to be nearing "Transformers"

  • Stephen Harper: Charlie the chinchilla makes cameo on PM’s 2013 holiday card

    November 21, 2013 12:25 PM 36

    The furry grey rodent was first introduced to Canadians on Harper’s Twitter stream in January. OTTAWA—There’s a strange interloper on Stephen Harper’s Christmas card this year, one sporting big ears, wide eyes and a long tail who looks right at home in the arms of the prime minister’s wife, Laureen. It’s not a kitten, a squirrel, an over-sized rat, a mini-kangaroo

  • Talking TV: Time and space and the immortal Doctor Who

    November 21, 2013 9:32 AM 50

    No other show in the history of television has journeyed as far and wide, as deep and high as the BBC's sci-fi classic "Doctor Who," which celebrates its 50th anniversary on Saturday. Generations of fans have seen 11 incarnations of the Time Lord from Gallifrey hurtle through the heavens in his British police box-shaped TARDIS, saving countless lives

  • Who Is Catarina Migliorini? Brazillian Student Selling Her Virginity Again After Failed First Attempt

    November 20, 2013 9:40 PM 51

    Migliorini thought she had auctioned off her virginity for $780,000 to a 53-year-old Japanese millionaire in 2012, reports Gawker. But upon meeting the winning bidder, the Brazilian college student says she discovered the man was actually a 21-year-old who used a false photo on his online profile to fool her. But that slight setback hasn’t kept her from attempting

  • Eminem's childhood home in Detroit demolished by State of Michigan; 19946 Dresden lot for sale

    November 20, 2013 7:01 PM 69

    DETROIT, MI - Eminem's former childhood home at 19946 Dresden on Detroit's east side was demolished Wednesday by the State of Michigan. The bungalow-style home between 8 Mile and 7 Mile roads sat on a street with more than 70 vacant dwellings and was damaged by a Nov. 7 fire. Crews started tearing down the home Wednesday morning and are expected to be finished

  • Ex-Bolshoi chief testifies in trial of dancer accused in acid attack

    November 20, 2013 3:45 PM 45

    MOSCOW -- There were simmering tensions between Bolshoi ballet chief Sergei Filin and dancer Pavel Dmitrichenko, who is suspected of masterminding an acid attack on Filin, the ousted head of the famed theatre told a Russian court on Wednesday. Filin lost most of the sight in one eye and 20 per cent in the other when an assailant threw acid in his face as he returned

  • Chris Martin served as undercover DJ for Arcade Fire

    November 20, 2013 3:16 AM 47

    Coldplay frontman Chris Martin tricked fans at a recent Arcade Fire show by going undercover as a skeleton-masked DJ. The Yellow hitmaker didn't have to travel far for the Canadian rockers' show in London, England, earlier this month, and at the suggestion of Arcade Fire's Win Butler, Martin made the most of the concert in his hometown. In an interview

  • Frank Darabont won't watch 'Walking Dead' after firing: 'No more than I would go to the wedding of somebody who broke my heart and left me for the Pilates instructor'

    November 19, 2013 8:04 PM 73

    Former showrunner of AMC zombie hit has moved on to create TNT drama, 'Mob City,' but still has hard feelings over abrupt dismissal. Former "Walking Dead" show-runner Frank Darabont's grudge over his abrupt dismissal from the AMC zombie series is very much alive and kicking. "No more than I would go to the wedding of somebody who broke my heart and left me for the Pilates

  • St. John's restaurant owner promotes 'nouvelle Newfoundland cuisine'

    November 19, 2013 4:06 PM 61

    “We love it pan fried, deep fried as in fish and chips, in chowder, baked, in fish stew, in fish cakes,” says St. John’s restaurateur Andrea Maunder. But cod is just one of the traditional ingredients of Newfoundland and Labrador featured at Bacalao (Spanish for cod), which opened in 2007. From the beginning, Maunder’s goal for the restaurant was to draw inspiration

  • Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds Announce North American Tour

    November 18, 2013 3:23 PM 48

    As previously reported, the band is also readying the live album Live From KCRW, which will be out on CD and vinyl for Record Store Day's Back to Black Friday. It features a set recorded live on the California radio station earlier this year. It'll be available digitally December 3. Check out the artwork and tracklist below. 01 Higgs Boson Blues 02 Far From Me 03 Stranger