South Korean 'webtoon' craze makes global waves

Nov 25, 2015

South Korean 'webtoon' craze makes global waves

Seoul office worker Park Sun-min constantly checks his smartphone — trawling for updates on an insect apocalypse, ghost soldiers haunting the inter-Korean border, and a supermarket worker’s struggle to form a trade union. Along with millions of other South Koreans, Park is, by his ...

Who's 'so vain'? Warren Beatty, says Carly Simon

Nov 19, 2015

Who's 'so vain'? Warren Beatty, says Carly Simon

For more than 40 years, fans have speculated just who was “so vain” in the famous song by Carly Simon. Now she has revealed the answer — Warren Beatty. But not entirely. Simon, who had a string of well-known lovers, said that the actor ...

Charlie Sheen has HIV, aims to be role model

Nov 18, 2015

Charlie Sheen has HIV, aims to be role model

Actor Charlie Sheen, who declared Tuesday that he is HIV-positive, says his bad-boy days are over and he aims to become an inspiration to others. “My partying days are behind me,” Sheen said in an “open letter” posted online. “My philanthropic days are ahead ...

'Jackass' star Vincent Margera dead at 59

Nov 16, 2015

'Jackass' star Vincent Margera dead at 59

Vincent Margera, the uncle of Bam Margera and whose quirky personality was a key part of the “Jackass” prankster TV franchise, died Sunday aged 59, U.S. media said. Margera had kidney and liver problems for years and fell into a coma last month, relatives ...

Kind of dead as Trump hosts Saturday Night Live

Nov 9, 2015

Kind of dead as Trump hosts Saturday Night Live

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There’s a certain look a cast member gets that longtime viewers of comedy show “Saturday Night Live” can instantly recognize. In many ways, it’s this look, and the performer’s mastery of it, that separates the truly great “SNL” performers from your run-of-the-mill hacks. You ...