11/18/2013 12:39amThe director of the Keanu Reeves 3-D film "47 Ronin" says he hopes his adaptation of a true Japanese story becomes a Hollywood blockbuster.
11/18/2013 1:29amDoris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted "Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less."
11/18/2013 6:24amAn auction will offer a glimpse into the inner world of former Mayor Edward Koch when a trove of his furniture and art collection goes on sale.
11/18/2013 6:31amMaurice Day had not yet met the young, charming Emilienne Charbonneau before he was sent off to fight on the Western Front in November 1914.
11/18/2013 7:30am"King and Maxwell" (Grand Central Publishing), by David Baldacci
11/18/2013 8:03amI was a happy little butterball when I was a kid. Sweets were my thing, desserts in particular. And chocolate desserts most of all. The one exception to the rule? My grandmother's oatmeal cookies.
11/18/2013 9:24amCompost or mulch? People often confuse the two, although each fulfills a different function in gardening.
11/18/2013 9:33amIt's kind of a big deal that Emerson College is changing the name of its school of communication.
11/18/2013 9:44amHe plays the tough guy in movies but actor Steven Seagal showed his soft side when he "adopted" one of Bucharest's street dogs.
11/18/2013 10:33amWe are deep in the bowels of Michael White's sumptuous Marea restaurant on Central Park South, far from the sleek dining room upstairs with its bar of carved onyx and its rosewood walls rubbed, according to the proud chef and owner, with seven coats of lacquer. We've passed through the bustling main kitchen into a labyrinth-like basement area, which White has dubbed the Catacombs.
11/18/2013 10:46amIt is a triple billing for the ages, one night only: Paul Simon, Stephen Sondheim and Michael Chabon.
11/18/2013 12:41pmThe holidays bring out the inner-coffee table book obsessive in gift buyers. They're easy, weighty and satisfying to give. You've done your job with your pricey treat.
11/18/2013 2:03pmBob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is getting its first official music video, nearly 50 years after the song was released.
11/18/2013 2:58pmNotice anything different about Olivia Pope's look this season on "Scandal"?
11/18/2013 5:03pmMichelle Obama shared one with her "first dog" Bo, Hillary Clinton tweeted one with her daughter Chelsea. Now "selfie" _ the smartphone self-portrait _ has been declared word of the year for 2013, according to Britain's Oxford University Press.
11/18/2013 5:05pmAh, the boom box. The portable stereo brings back memories of a specific time in music, when some of the sounds blaring from the speakers included the stew of punk rock, reggae and early hip-hop cooked up by the Clash.
11/18/2013 5:16pmA large monument honoring the late country singer George Jones has been unveiled at his Nashville gravesite and his widow has announced a college scholarship in his name.
11/18/2013 5:20pmSelect box set reviews from The Associated Press:
11/18/2013 5:40pmDot-bong, Marijuana Inc., the Green Rush: Call it what you will, the burgeoning legal marijuana industry in Washington state is drawing pot prospectors of all stripes.
11/18/2013 5:54pmThe White House says President Barack Obama is appointing actor Kal Penn to be a member of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities.
11/18/2013 7:27pmSony Entertainment, the movie and music arm of Sony Corp., is looking to cut at least $100 million in costs and has hired consulting firm Bain & Co. to conduct a review of its operations.
11/18/2013 10:06pmProducers are turning the lights off forever on the Spider-Man musical on Broadway early next year, the final chapter in the story of most expensive theatrical show ever that shook off a troubled launch to become a hit and is now limping away to Las Vegas.