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Airman who inspired "Good Morning, Vietnam" film has died

Ben Finley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:03pm

Adrian Cronauer, the man whose military radio antics inspired a character played by Robin Williams in the film "Good Morning, Vietnam," has died. He was 79.

Dax Shepard finds creative fulfillment with new podcast

Alicia Rancilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:41pm

Dax Shepard acts, writes and directs but his latest creative venture is fulfilling him in ways he didn't expect. He's begun recording podcasts called "Armchair Expert" in a guest house attic on property he owns with his wife, Kristen Bell. New episodes drop Mondays.

Comic-Con programming kicks off with 'The Predator'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:36pm

Actors Sterling K. Brown, Oliva Munn and Keegan-Michael Key have gotten the first day of programming at San Diego Comic-Con off to a lively start Thursday morning with an intense look at "The Predator" sequel.

Giant statue of bare-chested Jeff Goldblum pops up in London

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:53am

Londoners and tourists alike have been bemused to find a giant statue of a bare-chested Jeff Goldblum next to the city's iconic Tower Bridge.

'Brady Bunch' house for sale for nearly $1.9M

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:24am

The home featured in the opening and closing scenes of "The Brady Bunch" is for sale for $1.885 million.

The Beatles' 'All You Need Is Love' adapted for picture book

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:03am

Two new children's books will add pictures to the words of John Lennon and Paul McCartney.

Chance the Rapper announces Chicagoist purchase in song

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:03am

Chance the Rapper says he has purchased the former news website Chicagoist, making the announcement in a new song.

Jay-Z unhappy 'Made in America' leaving Philadelphia parkway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:04pm

Jay-Z said Wednesday he's disappointed that Philadelphia is booting his annual music festival from the city's grandest boulevard, accusing the mayor of having "zero appreciation for what Made In America has built alongside the phenomenal citizens of this city."

'Big Hunk o' Love' for Elvis could connect 2 distant cities

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:25pm

Elvis Presley's Mississippi hometown could create a tourism partnership with the German city where he lived while serving in the U.S. Army.

Gary Beach, who won a Tony in 'The Producers,' dies at 70

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:53pm

Gary Beach, a Broadway and TV veteran whose portrayal of a truly terrible theater director in Mel Brooks' monster hit "The Producers" won him a Tony Award in 2001, has died, according to his agent, Steven Unger. He was 70.

Russian rarity revived at Bard College

Mike Silverman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:47am

Lonely demon meets beautiful girl and falls in love. Girl is ambivalent. Demon kills off girl's fiance. Girl flees to convent. Demon pursues her. Girl dies and goes to heaven. Demon is condemned to eternal solitude.

'The Dark Knight' returning to IMAX screens in August

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:33am

"The Dark Knight" is returning to the big screen — actually, four of the biggest ones — in celebration of its 10th anniversary.

Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show to be seen on Netflix

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:15am

Put away your wallet — you won't have to pay hundreds of dollars to see Bruce Springsteen's Broadway show.

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:07am

Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.

Rock icon Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:53am

British rock icon Cliff Richard was awarded 210,000 pounds ($273,000) in damages Wednesday after winning a privacy lawsuit against the BBC for its coverage of a police raid at his home.

Chris Christie to 'set record straight' in 'Let Me Finish'

Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:33am

Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back.

Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:00am

Cliff Richard wins UK High Court privacy case against BBC over coverage of raid on his home.

Destiny's Child singer Williams seeks mental health help

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:59pm

Destiny's Child singer Michelle Williams says she's seeking help for the depression she has struggled with for years.

'McQueen' examines career of a brilliant, troubled designer

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 5:09pm

The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered down the runway at his 1995 "Highland Rape" show, their Scottish-inspired clothing ripped to expose breasts and nether regions.

Robin Williams speaks for himself in new HBO documentary

Brooke Lefferts, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:53pm

When filmmaker Marina Zenovich sought to make a documentary about Robin Williams, she found that she could do it largely in the late comedian's own voice.