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Roddy Piper, pro wrestling 'bad guy,' dies at 61

Steve Almasy CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25am

He once cracked another wrestler over the head with a coconut. He kicked singer Cyndi Lauper in the head. He mesmerized fans as he fired frenzied insults and threats at opponents.

What parents should know about 'Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:04pm

"Mission: Impossible — Rogue Nation" is a fun and exciting action flick that will keep you smiling, but is it OK for your family? That's for you to decide, and here are some things to know to help you make a decision.

Where does 'Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation' rank in the series?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 2:01pm

This weekend, Christopher McQuarrie gives us his take on Mission: Impossible. Clocking in as No. 5 in the series, how does "Rogue Nation" stack up against the previous Ethan Hunt adventures?

Provo band National Parks releasing new album Aug. 4

Brock Allen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 12:45pm

Provo band The National Parks is looking to change its rootsy folk sound to a more indie pop one on its new album, "Until I Live," set to release on Aug. 4.

Get your groove on with Taylor Swift, Beyonce and SLC company's flowcharts

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:32pm

No, flowcharts aren't boring, as this Salt Lake company proves with their creative video contest.

Netflix adding 80 titles and dropping 40 in August

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 2:13pm

Netflix streaming will add 80 titles and drop 40 this August. All in all, not a lot of great titles coming or going.

Have You Seen This? 24 masterly Pixar impressions

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 1:15pm

"The Man of a Kajillion Voices" takes on Pixar characters with his own delightful spin.

Artist creates 'sense of wonderment' grafting 40 different fruits into 1 tree

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:46am

A sculptor spent the last several years grafting together different kinds of stone fruit trees to make a single, multi-colored tree he dubbed the "Tree of 40 Fruit."

Video: Company tricks people into eating fresh dog food

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:26pm

A fresh pet food company tricked several people into eating dog food, and some of them loved it.

From temples to women's stories, Utah-born artist shares hope

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:02pm

Over the past year, Ashley Mae Hoiland has painted 50 portraits of women like Anne Frank and Sojourner Truth, writing a short biography for each one to accompany the illustration for a set of inspirational and informative flashcards.

Bill Cosby's 35 accusers appear on New York magazine cover

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:01am

Thirty-five women who have accused Bill Cosby of sex assault appear on the current cover of New York Magazine in a stunning statement of unity against the legendary comic.

'High School Musical' cast reunites at 'Descendants' premiere

Wyatt Massey, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:22am

Unlike many people, graduates from East High School didn't dread their recent class reunion. In fact, the cast of "High School Musical" shared a joyful moment on the red carpet seven years after graduation.

Princess Anna leaves message for young fan with a tumor

Henry Hanks, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:14pm

Avery Huffman, a 6-year-old girl, was recently diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor.

Salt Lake Comic Con gets trademark; Organizers optimistic about naming lawsuit

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:24pm

Salt Lake Comic Con has successfully trademarked its name, possibly defusing a naming dispute with San Diego Comic-Con International.

Is 'Pixels' safe for kids?

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:02pm

The latest Adam Sandler movie, "Pixels," will be hitting theaters this weekend, and you may be wondering if it's safe for kids. We have the spoiler-free content highlights that will help you decide.

SLC punk band The Nods focuses on making live music

Brock Allen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:02am

Starting with two friends at work, Salt Lake band The Nods have become well known in the area for its high-energy shows and hard-hitting punk music.

Is 'Pixels' worth your time?

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 2:02pm

Let me just answer the question right here. No, this movie is not worth your time.

Trailer for new Bond movie, 'Spectre' hits web

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:45pm

The first full-length trailer for the latest James Bond adventure, "Spectre," is now online.

Mormon Tabernacle Choir 'waves' goodbye after tour

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:13pm

The Mormon Tabernacle Choir recently returned from its triumphant East Coast tour, and this is how it celebrated.

9 films Disney plans to adapt to live-action

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 21st - 8:01pm

Disney recently announced the live-action remake of "The Sword in the Stone" and plans to adapt eight other films to live-action.